Innovation Management

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 17, 2017
What makes us follow, or even idolize, “innovative” leaders? Is it because they can brilliantly and lucidly articulate their vision and passion? Is it their relentless drive and commitment? Is it that these dashing people seem to effortlessly run hugely successful empires? Or, do we just want to be in their shoes because we covet […]
October 16, 2017
Understanding Innovation Management What besets today’s companies? Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Or, is it the incompetence that underlines the failure to anticipate change and stay ahead of the curve? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy […]
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 […]
October 3, 2017
Innovation is one of the most popular terms used in the corporate world. It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. It is an inspiration and a systematic process. As described by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, “Innovation is more of an […]
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 29, 2017
To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions. As a leader, you need to introduce and promote a solid innovation framework, which will gradually become part of the normal, day-to-day business. But, to reach this point, you will have to go through a challenging […]
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 […]