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Ten Top Places to Visit in the Cape Town Area

Destination Innovation

Photo of Cape Town by HP Botha on Pixabay. The Western Cape of South Africa has much to offer the visitor. Here are some recommendations for fascinating places to visit. Cape Town. Watched over by the imperious Table Mountain, Cape Town boasts many splendours.

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How best to use innovation to fight corruption: 2 Case Studies

Idea to Value

Corruption is a huge problem. It is estimated by the United Nations that up to 5% of the global economy (estimated to be around $2.6 trillion) is lost to corruption annually. In one case I remember vividly from 2015, Nigeria’s former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was arrested for allegedly stealing $2bn [Ed: Yes, that’s a billion with a B] by awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets and ammunition.

Redefining HR – Supporting the “Future of Work”

Imaginatik

I’ve had a number of conversations over the past couple months focusing on the role of HR and how it might help large enterprises redefine the “future of work.”. This sounds pretty futuristic and high-end, but the more I have these conversations, the more this one fact becomes clear: the way enterprises have been structured (and thus the HR systems and policies developed to support these structures) is antiquated.

Why We Need More Women In Innovation

Digital Tonto

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Disaster Can Open the Door for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A catastrophe produces an unexpected set of circumstances and this can lead to opportunities for innovation. In January 1992 a container with 29,000 plastic bath toys was washed overboard in the Pacific Ocean. They were manufactured in China and were on route to the USA.

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The Proof is in the Prototype

IdeaHunt

How Video Often Makes the Case in Prototyping Workshops

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$100 to $75 Million in 7 Years, if You Had Just Done This

Innovation Excellence

2010 was a great year to make $75 million with less than you spend at Starbucks in a month. Although at the time, neither of us knew why.

ISO 56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360

Innovation took a significant step toward becoming a mature science at the ISO working group meeting at the Tokyo Summit, Oct 13 – 17th. Over 100 professionals from 50 countries gathered to compare experiences and find commonalities as part of the ISO/TC 279 technical committee’s work on the development of the new ISO 56000 series for Innovation Management.

SOME THINGS TAKE A WHILE

Idea Champions

At last count, there were 7.6 billion people on planet Earth. The odds of any two people meeting, I believe, is something like 7.6 billion to one. And the odds of any two of those 7.6

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

ISO56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360

Innovation took a significant step toward becoming a mature science at the ISO working group meeting at the Tokyo Summit, Oct 13 – 17th. Over 100 professionals from 50 countries gathered to compare experiences and find commonalities as part of the ISO/TC 279 technical committee’s work on the development of the new ISO 56000 series for Innovation Management.