November, 2018

Overwhelmed, underwhelmed at the Web Summit, Lisbon

Paul Hobcraft

I am taking the opportunity to review the Web Summit, held in Lisbon last week of 5th (evening) to 8th November 2018. The Web Summit, originally Dublin Web Summit, is a technology conference held annually since 2009. The company was founded by Paddy Cosgrave, David Kelly, and Daire Hickey.

Six Lessons From Corporations With The Best Innovation Culture

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Stan Lee: 3 Lessons To Unlock Your Inner Visionary

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Illustration by Christian Laborin. We lost a great one! Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Fantastic 4, X-Men and other super-heroes died yesterday. He leaves a legacy of inspiration behind that will keep inspiring many more generations.

Innovation Insights from the Founder of Sony

Destination Innovation

Akio Morita was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1921. His father owned a business brewing sake. It had been in the family for 14 generations and it was expected that Akio, the oldest son, would step into the business but the boy was more interested in electronics than in brewing.

Measuring Innovation Performance

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Connecting the dots for the future at the Web Summit 2018

Exago

We are around and connecting with business leaders to empower people within companies to build what’s coming next together. Get in touch to meet via the Web Summit app: Diana Carvalho and Andreia Dias. The post Connecting the dots for the future at the Web Summit 2018 appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago business transformation ideas innovation-journey innovation-results innovationacrossborders Portugal web summit

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