Going Global Cheaper: Ways to Reduce Cost Abroad

Innovation Excellence

Entrepreneurship Growth Management Processes & Tools Business Models Global Business outsourcing telecommunicationsIt’s safe to say that growing your business takes more than time and passion; it also requires a sizeable amount of capital to get it going.

5 Ways to Use Technology to Improve Employee Engagement, Collaboration and Retention


Organization & Culture cloud collaboration employee engagement employee satisfaction project management technology telecommunicationIn today’s workplace, technological innovation is key to retaining your best talent. From telecommuting, to growth and career development, to improved communication and collaboration, and beyond, there are myriad ways you can keep your employees happy and productive.

The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management


At Exago, we’ve worked with extraordinary clients, such as Fleury, and others from pharmaceutical, banking, utilities and telecommunications industries – across four continents – to help them mobilise targeted communities to solve key business problems by learning from them and with them.

Innovation Insights from the Founder of Sony

Destination Innovation

They founded Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, Corporation and their first product was an automatic rice cooker which failed to sell well. Morita grasped the importance of brands and saw that the name Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corp was an impediment to success.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

verticals, including: biotechnology, chemicals, construction, CPG, education, electronics, energy, finance, food, government, health care, insurance, law, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, public sector, retail, sports, technology, and telecommunications. THE 2018 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED.

How Vodafone produced service innovation from their marketing campaign


The multinational telecommunication company had novel thoughts for revamping the marketing plans for its youth-focused package, Vodafone You. Beyond being hip and trendy to appeal to young customers, the Vodafone marketing team realized that to establish a deeper connection with Generation Z, they need to tap into the characteristics and values of these digital natives, being: a passion for entrepreneurship, co-creation, openness, and self-fulfillment.

Ömer Levent Gökçe

Innovation 360

After more than 28 years of experience in IT and Telecommunication Sectors acting at various Senior Managerial Roles for Global Leading Companies like Siemens, Nokia Siemens Networks and Cisco, Ömer started working as a Consultant to help Individuals and Corporate Bodies to increase their performance and become more innovative. IT & Telecommunication. Based in Ankara, Turkey. Background. Ömer Levent Gökçe is an Executive Coach, Mentor and Consultant based in Turkey.

Why Corporate Accelerators Fail — and What to Do About It [Part I]


This capability is especially important in industries like aeronautics, food and agriculture, telecommunications, and transportation that are otherwise resistant to change.

The Future Of Emotionally Intelligent Technology with Sergio Langarica


He is an avid promoter of these industries in Mexico and abroad in various Board of Directors roles at the Mexican Chamber for the Electronics, IT and Telecommunications Sectors. Computers are increasingly able to figure out what we’re feeling.

Siti Rohani Md Yusof, PhD

Innovation 360

Background: Industry – 25 years in senior management capacity (HRM) in manufacturing, telecommunications, central banking. Based in Malaysia. Academic Experience – 10 years teaching and research at institutions of higher learning. Area of expertise: Organizational Development. Organizational Transformation & Change Management. Corporate Values and Culture. Organizational Analysis and Design. Leadership Development. Group and Inter-Group Team Development.

Selinna Chin

Innovation 360

IDC Is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. Expertise includes industries for Automotive, Lubricant, Media, Consumer Goods, Consumer Electronics, Technology (Software and Hardware, Services) and Telecommunication and Health; Channel Management. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Rashid Alahmedi

Innovation 360

Telecommunication and ICT. Based in Dubai, UAE. Background. Rashid is a senior telecom expert with more than 12 years of experience in the field of Information and Communication Technology. He accumulated wide range of experience in network engineering, team leadership, process development and future strategies from being part of major initiatives in the UAE and World Wide.

Natalie Breitschmid

Innovation 360

She worked for several industries such as telecommunications, ICT, insurance, tourism, banking and government. . Based in the United Arab Emirates & Switzerland. Background. Natalie is a passionate and creative Experience Design Leader. Paired with her deep Project Management skills and her notable get things done attitude, she always remains ambitious to reach high levels of success. She teaches Customer Experience Design at a University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.

Ring Fencing Constrains Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Covering off alternatives in Aerospace, AI, Automotives, Telecommunications, Transportation (space travel), Energy and Radical Manufacturing and Material Supply Chains are all so pioneering it is leaving everyone else racing to catch up.

Geok Chwee

Innovation 360

Background: Geok Chwee is the VP of Emerging Businesses for a Singapore Listed Telecommunication company, Starhub Limited overseeing the business development of new businesses and emerging technologies. Geok Chwee based in Singapore. With more than 20 years’ experience in the Infocomm Technology Industry, Geok Chwee has extensive experience in overseeing the incubation, development and launch of new technologies and businesses in the enterprise sector.

Evrim Bayam Pakis

Innovation 360

Having worked in various industries from packaging, IT, telecommunications, real estate to FMCG, she has also a wider perspective and vision to support businesses grow top-line and bottom-line with cross-industry know-how transfer possibilities. Information and Telecommunications Management, Master of Science, Johns Hopkins University, United States with induction to International Honor Society of Information Systems. Based in Istanbul, Turkey. Background.

Insights from the LES 2018 Annual Meeting


Our team members Kim Ayers , Danny Soltan , and Bob Miller recently attended the LES 2018 Annual Meeting , which, conveniently, took place here in Boston. LES is the Licensing Executives Society; this was the meeting of its members based in the U.S. and Canada. The group and its members “maintain a commitment to the development and protection of IP Commerce.”.

MB Sarkar, 1961-2016

Open Innovation

He wrote about e-commerce, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and construction. Mitrabarun Sarkar, Lenfest Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Temple University, died Tuesday at age 54. He leaves behind a wife and two adult daughters.

Ulf Hultqvist

Innovation 360

Ulf has experience from a variety of different trades, e.g.; IT, Logistics, Telecommunication, Pharmaceutical Industry, Research and Development, Microwave Electronics, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Entertainment and Food. Based in Stockholm, Sweden. Background.

Paulo Malta

Innovation 360

IT & Telecommunication. Based in Lisbon, Portugal. Background. Paulo Malta is a Senior executive specialized in Sales and Business Development and Marketing Innovations. He has worked for industry leaders such as Cisco and Alcatel using world-class best practices and methodologies to drive revenues and market share.

AT&T’s Push to Transform Data Sharing


Telecommunications giant AT&T is set to launch a new data sharing platform called Network 3.0 Indigo.

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Peer Group “Scaling-Up”: Initial Survey Results

Integrative Innovation

Telecommunications. This article was co-written with Frank Mattes.

There is More Than One Way to Innovate


It’s the Netflix upending Blockbuster, smartphones displacing Blackberry or Skype to many telecommunication markets. Taivara Blog Post by Brooke Paul. There is More Than one Way to Innovate. Innovation is an overused term these days which can be interpreted in many different ways.

The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven by Spigit


From a manufacturer accelerating and bringing an idea for a three-wheeled motorcycle to market to a major telecommunications company turning an idea from a Call Center employee into a viral campaign, Spigit has been instrumental in enabling customers to identify new products to take to market. $19

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software


From a manufacturer accelerating and bringing an idea for a three-wheeled motorcycle to market to a major telecommunications company turning an idea from a Call Center employee into a viral campaign, Spigit has been instrumental in enabling customers to identify new products to take to market. $19 When establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact.

Leading In A World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus

Other examples of linear exponential change include cell-phone functionality, the acceleration of computer processing speed, globalization, and digitization of media and telecommunications.

Idea Diversity: Key to Building a Culture of Innovation


AT&T , one of the top telecommunications companies in the world and a Spigit customer , is a good example of that. In her Huffington Post article , Tiffani Bova, Contributor Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, touches on an important point made by Lisa Bodell, an award-winning author and CEO of Futurethink, that has a big impact on building a culture of innovation: idea diversity.

Scaling-Up: Crossing the Internal Chasm in Corporate Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Telecommunication. This article was co-written with Frank Mattes from Dual Innovation and innovation-3. The race is on for companies to find big, explorative or even “disruptive” innovation ideas. Disrupt yourself or someone else will’, it has been said.

To Reward or Not To Reward – That is the Question?!

The Future Shapers

Innovation Lead, Telecommunications Company. For those of us who run ideas programmes within organisations, the decision ‘to reward or not to reward’ can be a tough one. Financial reward can be a key motivator for some, however there is much evidence that when we are looking at the creative process, financial benefit does not always provide the best incentive.

Winning the Fundraising Game

Idea Champions

If you are a mover and a shaker for a non-profit, arts organization, start up, or other capital-constrained enterprise, chances are good that you spend way too much time thinking about the "F" word -- fundraising.

SCALING UP in Corporate Settings: First Achievements and Outlook

Integrative Innovation

In response to our call, we have been talking to several practitioners working for corporates in different industries, such as health care technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, energy/utilities, engineering and electronics.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Corporate Innovation

Including “startup-driven” in the corporate portfolio may make sense if a company: Is being disrupted now, as is happening in many IT, print, retail, and telecommunications corporations. This is the third in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Corporate Innovation

Including “startup-driven” in the corporate portfolio may make sense if a company: Is being disrupted now, as is happening in many IT, print, retail, and telecommunications corporations. This is the third in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank.

Nathan Rosenberg, 1927-2015

Open Innovation

Much of his historical research has addressed the changing relationship between scientific and technological advance in the industrial economies of the 19th and 20th centuries in such industries as machine tools, bridge design and construction, telecommunications, chemicals, and forest products.

Ignite Spotlight: An Interview with Southern Company’s Julie Pigott


Since those initial company-wide ideation challenges, Southern Company has acquired a gas company consisting of 19 gas distributors under that, a distributed energy company, and we have a wholesale power division along with a telecommunications company.

Disruption the Innovators Dilemma


Newspapers, Magazines, Postal carriers, Music Stores, Book Retailers, Telecommunication Companies have all been significantly disrupted and they are reminded of it every day they walk into their once palatial offices, wondering, “what the hell happened”? Clayton Christensen was talking about disruption in 1997 in his book Innovators Dilemma.

Kobe Steel, Middle Managers, and Unethical Behavior

Michael Roberto

She describes the results from a study of a large telecommunications company: "What we found in this particular case — but I think it happens a lot — is that there were obstacles in the way of achieving these goals set by top management," said Treviño. The Wall Street Journal reports today about the results of an interim investigation into the product quality scandal at Japan's Kobe Steel. According to the newspaper, "Kobe Steel Ltd.

Innovation and digital transformation of the healthcare industry


Also known as e-health or telehealth, telemedicine is a healthcare system that allows patients from rural and/or underserved areas to access quality medical care using telecommunications technology, obviating the need to visit a doctor.

10 examples that show the value of cognitive diversity

Hutch Carpenter

A retired telecommunications engineer in New Hampshire saw the issue as one involved magnetic coupling between the sun and the Earth. In a previous post, the benefits of crowdsourcing were described as follows: When trying to solve a challenge, what is the probability that any one person will have the best solution for it? It’s a simple mathematical reality: the odds of any single person providing the top answer are low. How do we get around this?

Innovation Outposts and The Evolution of Corporate R&D

Steve Blank

The 1970’s marked the beginning of our current technology revolution: The Age of Information Technologies, Telecommunications and Biotech. I first met Evangelos Simoudis when he ran IBM’s Business Intelligence Solutions Division and then as CEO of his first startup Customer Analytics.