Why Government is Essential for Private Sector Innovation

Destination Innovation

It became a platform for secondary markets in apps, music and videos. The remarkable thing which Mazzucato points out is that all these technologies were initially funded partly or wholly by government (and usually defence) agencies.

Understanding Data Governance and Who Should Own It


Data governance is the foundation for managing data efficiently and making the organization’s data reliable and trustworthy. The tenets of data governance are to establish methods, layout clear responsibilities and develop robust processes to standardize, protect and store data.

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Environmental, Social, and Governance Strategy in the Workplace


Environmental, social and governance strategy (ESG) refers to the three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of an investment in a company or business. The overall market for ESG investments has swelled to $8.7

Sustainable Innovation at the Government Level: What It Is and Why It Matters


On the government level, sustainable innovation is an important goal that cannot be overlooked. Governments face numerous innovation challenges caused by the use of products and services that damage the earth. This major market failure requires action.

Governing Innovation: The recipe for portfolio growth

The Inovo Group

This is nowhere more true than in the practice of innovation and within the practice of innovation, to its ‘governance’. By governance, we mean who makes the rules and how, who enforces the rules and how and who has what decision rights.

Innovation in governments: Far Horizons?

Norbert Bol

The blog “ the sustainability innovation paradox ” triggered quite some discussions the last few weeks on the role of governments in innovations. On the one side governments stimulate innovation but also hinder innovation due to regulatory policies.

Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign?

Innovation Excellence

Geoff Nesnow finds it very interesting to look at the presidential race as a study in good and bad product marketing. Here are some examples.

From the Rock Market to the Stock Market

The Future Shapers

From the rock market to the stock market’ was the ad slogan of a famous television commercial, with a pinstriped executive dancing on his desk, that was used when Richard Branson took Virgin Group PLC public in 1986. Those from a certain generation will know the backstory to the title.

Occupying Terra Incognita: How Governments can shape the Future

The Future Shapers

At a time when the future feels so troubled for so many with the rise of automation, environmental degradation, increasing threats to peace and prosperity and rising inequality, the role of government in shaping the future has never been more important. We can choose to be passive in the face of technological change, governing without acknowledging or adapting to the new world in which citizens live. But how can governments actively shape the future?

Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook are Monopolies: So What?

Innovation Excellence

The need to support a free market by breaking up large companies that stifle innovation and competition is well established, but is it still valid? Apple Government Innovation Alphabet Amazon facebook Google Government Regulation Microsoft monopoly

Speed-to-Market vs Market Readiness

Business Innovation Design

When it comes to launching new products and services in the market, especially in the new market with disruptive innovation, the same mindset is applied - get to market as soon as possible, and perhaps be the first in the market. Usually, a barrage of new companies follow suit to enter the same market offering similar value propositions - all in pursuit of capturing the market share and mind share. Move fast, break things.

And the Oscar goes to: Prediction Markets


Once again the power of Prediction Markets was displayed last week, as it correctly predicted 19 out of the 24 winners at the 2015 Oscar awards; an accuracy level of 79%. Prediction Markets are speculative markets that are created with the purpose of making predictions.

And the Oscar goes to: Prediction Markets


Once again the power of Prediction Markets was displayed last week, as it correctly predicted 19 out of the 24 winners at the 2015 Oscar awards; an accuracy level of 79%. Prediction Markets are speculative markets that are created with the purpose of making predictions.

How Amazon and other big techs are revolutionizing the healthcare market


In recent times, the company has been investing in the healthcare market. Amazon’s move into the healthcare market is the subject of this article. The evolution of the healthcare market. In 2019, with an inflation target of around 4.25%, experts estimated that the health insurance market should be up 0.1%. Big Data and Cloud Computing are two technological phenomena that have gradually altered the way the healthcare market has grown and developed.

And the Oscar goes to…Prediction Markets – Harnessing Collective Intelligence to Anticipate Success


Once again the power of Prediction Markets was displayed last week, as it correctly predicted 19 out of the 24 winners at the 2015 Oscar awards; an accuracy level of 79%. Prediction Markets are speculative markets that are created with the purpose of making predictions.

Welcome to the Mid Zone of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

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Too much Precaution deters Innovation

Destination Innovation

For example, EU rules on vaping restrict the marketing and functionality of e-cigarettes making it much harder for this new technology to replace smoking. Nobody wants to launch risky and untested products on the mass market.

Swimming along a road in a flood of digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

The blurring of our lives, of the breaking down of the different old industry demarcations, the blending of government, corporate and social engagements is giving increasing voice to each of us as individuals, all happening due to this exponential set of connections.

Question to Leadership: If you had to list 3 qualities…

Innovation Excellence

I share them here because I imagine they may apply to your organization as well: Build Capability Change Culture & Values Governance Leadership Management People & Skills business leadership Cause Marketing marketing Organizational Change storytelling success Team BulidingOur team was asked to anonymously submit questions that they wanted answered. While there are many important ones, narrowing it to the top 3 was difficult. But, here's where we landed.

Future-Proofing Financial Market Innovation – Fighting Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption


These new technologies lead to innovations, often creating new markets and value markets that can impact the established leaders in the industry. Examples of this kind of disruptive financial market innovation can be readily observed in companies like PayPal, Nutmeg, WorldRemit, along with a multitude of crowdfunding organizations, and various digital currencies such as bitcoin. Global Financial Market Innovation Best Practices.

Finding the Advantage in Regulation

Daniel Burrus

One of the categories of Hard Trends—government regulations—might surprise you. No matter what any politician of any philosophical persuasion might argue, we’re going to have more government regulation in the future, not less. This was founded in response to charges that farmers and merchants were being forced to pay exorbitant railroad rates to ship their products to market. Big Ideas Strategy Trends Government Government Regulations Hard Trends Regulations Soft Trends

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

channel or operations), market research. Is your CEO/executive management willing to create a sandbox for exploration, even if it means carving out a part of the current business/market to serve as an ongoing real-world innovation lab?

Moving to a Digital World totally across your Business is highly challenging

Paul Hobcraft

Technology is becoming an integral part of our lives, for us personally, as consumers or employees, but equally for businesses, the government and our educational institutions. Transformation is very hard at the best of times for all of us to undertake.

Digital technology is changing the innovation ‘game’

Paul Hobcraft

Markets continue to have even greater uncertainty and we need to respond in very different, faster, well-informed ways. Competition is changing, markets are blurring and customers are becoming far more vocal.

How America Became Exceptional

Innovation Excellence

In 1929, just before the stock market crash, Louis Bamberger and his sister, Caroline Bamberger Fuld, sold their department store in Newark to R.H. Government Innovation America Higher education history United States of America

The backdrop of digital transformation and its consequences

Paul Hobcraft

New business models, which were not feasible before the time of the connected world, offer new markets and growth opportunities. Digital transformation is now omnipresent and has the potential to reshape the way all organizations operate.

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Rapid Pace Change in Organizational Landscape

Innovation Excellence

Rodrigo Canales, PhD, an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management, studies how organizations can build a powerful innovation capacity in response to these market forces.

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Twelve Jobs that Robots cannot do

Destination Innovation

Design humorous, provocative or eye-catching marketing campaigns. Government Leadership of Innovation Work and Career artificial intelligence automation bricklayer fastbrick jobs mcdonalds PWC robotThe Hadrian X robot is made by Fastbrick Robotics from Australia.

The Importance and Benefits of Ensuring Data Quality


But organisations which have focused and achieved high data quality to a degree have benefited in the highly competitive markets. Ensure that there is no ambiguity in accountability and that the data governance rules are clearly communicated to all.

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Extracting Actionable Insights From Data: What you need to know


Ex: Your marketing campaign generated an ROI of 10%. Ex: A data visualization chart showing marketing campaign ROI for the past 5 years. While organizations today generate and capture a vast amount of raw data, they fail to effectively harness the potential business of this data.

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What the Australian Economy Gets Right About Innovation; and Lessons for Other Countries (Part 1 in series)


After working with US / European organizations for many years, it’s been refreshing to see the actions and impact of innovation in this market.

#1,722 – Data Dividend

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

At the very least it was a clever marketing ploy to get people to join the Yang Gang. GovernmentAndrew Yang wants you to get paid.

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Cosmetic vs. Strategic Innovation


This happens when business leaders convert innovation efforts back into more familiar territories like operational excellence, cost reduction, market expansion, etc. enterprise innovation governance innovation strategy Leadership

The Predictable Recipe Of Branding

Innovation Excellence

From an interview/podcast I just made with the great Chiara Covone on Marketing & Branding. Successful brands usually command a vast market share, generated by mental and physical availability. It is unfortunately only excellent Marketing.

Effective communication is the essence of open innovation


They told Grainews in 2016 that, on average, 10 years elapse between idea generation and market launch. The associated costs are significant; the company told Western Farmpress that the average cost to bring a new active ingredient to market between 2010 and 2014 was $286 million.

The Perfect Conditions for Entering A New Innovation Era in 2017

Paul Hobcraft

There is an increased call to foster innovation at Government level, the need to boost productivity and find different ways of competing on the global stage need to be found as there are this increasing need and demand for real growth and jobs.

Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations

Innovation 360

According to Janson there are five key drivers for social capitalism and capital market. Corporations are more powerful than governments. Enter new markets through backdoor channels. The post Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations appeared first on Home of Innovation.

Algo Trading: how algorithms are impacting the financial market


This new reality is increasingly present in the financial world and therefore needs to be understood by the organizations in this market. This allows the system to take advantage of any profit opportunity that comes on the market long before an analyst can identify it.

Are We Crushing Real Innovation?

Paul Hobcraft

The government. Conventional wisdom says that market forces foster innovation. In fact, it’s the government’s insulation from market forces that has historically made it such a successful innovator. Truly innovation breakthroughs have come through Government investments.



Why Collaborating with your Competitors Can Be the Key to Innovation ** This is a continuation of the blogpost about different innovation governance models. As a result, they reached the two top ranks in TV market and increased their value tremendously.

The difference between buying innovation and becoming innovative


How to implement Innovation into your governance model The time of top down approaches and rigid “Know-it-all” mindsets of CEOs when it comes to efficient and effective innovation practices has finally come to an end.

Seek Simplicity, But Distrust It

Digital Tonto

It is one thing that we don’t fully understand the devices we use every day, the markets that drive our commerce and the body of laws that govern our activity, but experts don’t either.

Innovation 101: A Municipality’s Guide to Working with the Startup Community


It’s cases like this that show how governments, faced with organizational limits and a risk-averse culture, have much to gain from their more flexible counterparts in the private sector. With good reason, governments tend to invest in low risk projects with safe returns.