Innovation Management

September 15, 2017
Being innovative or creative looks like an inherent trait to most of us, doesn’t it? However, if you’ve been one of those lucky ones who had “creativity” as an academic discipline at school, you’d know that it can at least be nurtured. So what happened along the way then? Perhaps, like renowned educationalist, Sir Ken […]
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 […]
September 9, 2017
From our analysis of nearly 1000 hackathons conducted across 75 countries in the world during a two-year period from 2015 onward, we bring you this Global Hackathon Report. We discern a clear trend-hackathons are successfully battling talent scarcity, acquisition, and retention as well as fueling innovation across domains and functions. In this report, we discuss […]
August 11, 2017
Grow into a major player in the global blockchain space with an innovative mindset. The concept of a digital economy has rewritten business models you’ve adopted so far. Over 90 percent of organizations want a digital transformation strategy, anticipating cost reduction, increased innovation, and business growth in the future. It doesn’t matter if you are […]
August 10, 2017
Have you heard of the “Prakash Lab”? The team calls itself a curiosity driven research group at Stanford, trying to invent novel technologies with clinical applications with a current focus on resource-poor settings. In this video, watch Bhamla and Prakash build a hand-powered centrifuge for 20 cents! You’ll see that with curiosity you can change […]
Webinar Date: August 8, 2017
HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on How to build a fully-functional app in 20 hours & win a hackathon, to help you learn from the best programmers and domain experts from all over the world. About this webinar: In this hour long webinar, we will focus on how you can plan your work using […]
August 2, 2017
Undoubtedly a critical aspect of long-term sustainability and survival, innovation is a complex process, which organizations need to be good at. And, there’s help. Understanding the term “innovation” Innovation is a term that carries with it immense possibilities of success and sustainability. Creating new business models or value propositions, enhancing the efficiency of existing businesses, […]
July 27, 2017
If there’s one thing people world over will agree on, it is this—no business will sustain if it can’t innovate. People are scrambling to design and manage the perfect innovation portfolio, but the discrete, uncoordinated initiatives are leaving them more confused than ever. Management can’t decide whether continuously improving their core offerings or striving for […]
July 19, 2017
Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future…Read more The report calls for citizen involvement, especially for social good. One of the top 11 recommendations is to mobilize and involve citizens — allow citizens access to data and participate in decision making. As an innovation technique, […]
July 18, 2017
Anthropologist Lauren Herckis tells us why teachers “hesitate to adopt innovative teaching methods.” Apparently, they don’t want to look silly in front of their students. Read more… And what’s true for the Carnegie Mellon faculty members she studied is true for a whole lot of organizations. Conformity trumps creativity more often than not. Risk taking […]