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Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This massive shift from our present reliance on fossil fuels projects to renewables (regarded as clean energy) can account for two-thirds of our primary energy supply by this 2050 mark. Innovation needs to be broader than just being conducted through technological research and development; it requires a more significant integrated innovation model that has business models, policies, processes, and market design as part of the solutions. Source IRENA [link].

How to Incorporate Client Feedback into Your Product Roadmap and Plan for Iteration


Regardless of the project’s scope or your company’s size, product development requires client feedback. Without involving these stakeholders in the project, the design and development teams will inevitably double their workload when the prototypes — or worst-case, the finished products — are returned for adjustments. Feedback is the Basis of Agile Management. Top companies use client feedback as a roadmap to complete a project on time.

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Getting Started with Innovation Management


What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Practices such as project management and total quality were introduced decades ago and have matured over time.

Scope Creep Fail Safes: Using PPM to Keep Your Projects On Time


Together, these minor changes can add up to a more stressful project and a weaker product. As projects become increasingly connected within companies and vendors, there are more opportunities for scope creep. Here’s how you can prevent this phenomenon and guard your projects against it. Even if you’re only adding a few hours or days to a project, that’s time that you could be spending making money on additional projects. Continue Updating Your Project Timelines.

Al-Hasan Al-Shaibani

Innovation 360 Group

Currently functioning as freelancer and promoting Innovation Management in both public and private sector. Previous experience include General Manager of K3 Saudi, new foreign investment Joint Venture Startup Company providing retail solutions focusing to the retail market in MENA region. Hands on experience in developing procedures, service standards and operational policies, planning & implementing effective control measures to reduce running costs of the business.

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

According to the comprehensive report, these are the key findings: The world’s primary energy demand growth will slow, and per capita energy demand will peak before 2030 due to unprecedented efficiencies created by new technologies and more stringent energy policies. Policy experts, scientists, governments, and companies have been struggling for decades to make sure the lights stay on while trying to meet the needs of an ever-growing population and industrialization.

3 User-Experience cases that we separated for you


In concise English, the User Experience is the art of putting the user in the center of the project. In the book The Cluetrain Manifesto (1999), these authors described the notion that consumers are increasingly controlling how services are delivered to them, rather than being forcefully managed by suppliers. Now, why would a company invest in User-Centrism, having the user experience as a guide for its projects?

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

The increased role of big data in modeling and managing risk. When we envision what success looks and feels like in a meaningful outcome-based way, selecting and configuring the technology is straightforward because we know what we are designing and building towards – this includes explicitly aligning digital transformation projects to business value. But widening gaps among countries, companies, and workers will need to be managed to maximise the benefits.

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Corporate Vision: How To Translate Strategy Into Meaningful Execution

The Future Shapers

Acts as a high-level roadmap, articulating what the organisation wants to become – guiding transformational initiatives by articulating strategic intent and setting a defined clear and understandable direction. When modelling the corporate vision – via a series of visualisation workshops – to overcome the risk of misunderstanding and misinterpretation of the language used, I ensure that ambiguity, abstract as well as management and technical speak are avoided.

Retail innovation: Trends, challenges and opportunities


For instance, Hindustan Unilever, a subsidiary of British-Dutch company Unilever, used Sprint , an innovation management platform, to crowdsource ideas to understand consumer preferences in small retail stores in neighborhoods; the company wanted to capture sales data through the point of sales system and leverage it with innovative Machine Learning (ML) and analytical models. The project facilitated by the Danish Food Cluster is an attempt to iron out the creases in food innovation. “We