December 11, 2017
  “Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it” - Steve Jobs famously talked about […]
December 8, 2017
According to McKinsey, across all dimensions, the most significant differences between "top growers" and their "peers" were in data and analytics, developing products and services, and company processes, such as agile work environments, cross-functional collaboration, and co-located teams  Here are the most significant characteristics of the top growers and how they help their companies a […]
November 29, 2017
Have you ever rejected an idea only to regret it later? If you answered in the affirmative, you’re not alone. Most organizations have sometime or the other made this mistake—often choosing a less innovative idea over a potentially innovative one. Driving organizational innovation depends on identifying and evaluating good ideas, even the ones that are […]
November 10, 2017
Hackathons have become increasingly popular over the years. On a superficial level, a hackathon is still seen as a one-off annual event or a PR stunt. According to the 2017 Global hackathon report, more than 50% of hackathons conducted worldwide are recurring events. Companies such as Facebook and Cognizant use hackathons as tools for sustained […]
October 31, 2017
A bit of history Rewind a few years, 1975 to be exact. That’s when the Homebrew Computer Club, “a grassroots group of hardware hackers in the Silicon Valley who kickstarted the personal computer revolution,” met in a Menlo Park garage. Perhaps, this gathering of brilliant minds is the first building block of an “event” that […]
October 25, 2017
HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on Innovation Management to help you learn from thought leaders and domain experts from all over the world. Register Now About this webinar The fundamental practice of generating ideas and bringing it to market has evolved significantly. And companies are constantly looking for efficient models to propel […]
October 17, 2017
TED is an excellent platform to find some original ideas. TED has definitely set a benchmark and with 500 million viewers, it has become the dominant platform for sharing ideas. From Simon Sinek to Rory Sutherland here are plenty of great talks. For this article, we have compiled the top 7 talks on innovation and […]
October 13, 2017
“Travel anywhere on earth in a rocket under an hour.” Elon Musk revealed his vision for the new transport system at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia. He said the price for a ticket would rival that of an economy airline flight. While it will take another 6-9 months for the project to […]
September 29, 2017
Studies show that hackathons seem to be the most effective method to acquire and engage developer talent for open APIs. Introduction The star working behind the scenes, connecting devices, databases, and applications, application programming interfaces (APIs) are super-efficient “messengers” vital to organizations across sectors; for reuse in useful, interesting apps (tools and widgets), APIs allow […]
September 12, 2017
Over 80% of the Fortune 100 companies conduct hackathons. There are over 1000+ hackathons conducted every year around the world and 48.5% of them are conducted by private companies. Yet, hackathon is still an underutilized tool when it comes to corporate innovation. Source: Global Hackathon Report. When asked what a hackathon is, the common definition […]