Sat.Jan 13, 2018 - Fri.Jan 19, 2018

Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

The most impressive presentation I reviewed in 2017 was the one from Munich Re, held on 21st November 2017 under their investor day event.

Everybody Should Be Pursuing A Grand Challenge — Here’s Why:

Digital Tonto

While incremental improvements can improve performance along an established trajectory, by solving a fundamental problem you can change the game entirely. Related posts: Innovation Needs To Shift. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Next-Generation Mobility Stratifies OEMs

Corporate Innovation

Early last November Waymo announced that while it will continue its tests in Washington, California, and Texas, it was ready to start ferrying consumers in its fleet of driverless minivans in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona.

2018 Trends: read, then what?

Board of Innovation

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Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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Is the Circular Economy lost in transition?

Norbert Bol

Next week is the Dutch Circular Economy Week. A week where circular principles are presented and discussed to make more progress towards a full circular economy, where there is no no waste and there is a minimal negative impact on the planet’s natural resources.

Lessons From Tech Leaders Who Skipped School to Learn & Innovate


These days, it’s not easy to get a job without a college degree—unless, of course, you create one for yourself, something entrepreneurs have been doing throughout human history. Starting your own business is the best way to prioritize your ideas and bring them to life. Creative Leadership

The Value of Curated Platforms for Innovators

Innovation Excellence

Today we need far more curators within our lives, to assist us and help shape our thinking in new and exciting ways – and get on with innovating in better informed ways than the past. Innovation Inspiration Training content curation information management knowledge management

The Digital Bank – How to make Business Models fit for the Future


“Banking is necessary, banks are not”. This clear statement was made by Bill Gates as early as in 1994. What sounded provocative back then has become a reality today. Many traditional banks have reacted and are now en route to the digital world.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

The Role of Marketing in Scaling a Small Business using Customer Centricity

Rmukesh Gupta

One way that small businesses can continue to be not only relevant but in some ways even compete (or out-compete the large competitors) is through obsessing about their customers and creating meaningful experiences for them. Marketing can play a very important role in this journey by not only knowing who the customer is for their product or service but also ensuring that the entire organisation knows about it as well.


Farhan Majeed

Innovation 360

Based in Lahore, Pakistan. Background: Farhan Majeed is MBA in Marketing & Management with over 13 years professional experience at various levels. He is Consultant Marketing at Marketing Circle & Digital Marketing Consultant for JK Consultant a digital media Agency. He represents Global institute for iT Management (GIIM) as a Consultant for MEA & Pakistan.

The Simple Cure for Overthinking

Innovation Excellence

In front of me sit 40 six sigma “black belts,” appraising me warily, all squinty-eyed and knit-browed. I’ve been asked to give them an introduction to design thinking. I don’t have a six sigma belt of any color.

7 Terrible Public Speaking Tips

Innovation Excellence

If you want to be a great speaker then you need to start letting go of some old advice and start using these alternatives. I’ve been a professional speaker for 25 years and a speaking mentor and coach to colleagues for nearly 20 years. There is a magic in truly connecting with an audience that.

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

What Product Managers at Pepsi Got Wrong But You Won’t

Innovation Excellence

No one and no organization has a perfect record when it comes to releasing new products into the market. Failures are frequent — around 40% or so depending on the industry — and they happen at small companies, big companies, and experienced companies, including Pepsi. In this interview, you’ll learn a simple and profound concept. Innovation Psychology cognitive Innovation Management Product Management product managers


Sales Kick-offs

Rmukesh Gupta

It is the start of another new year. If you are in the profession of selling, you will be invited to yet another Sales kick-off that your company has organised. The leadership team will get on stage and share the results from the past year. If it was a good year, it will call for some celebration.