It is no secret. Organisations are investing heavily in both finding and partnering with startups to drive innovation.
Hong Kong is currently ranked 16th in the Global Innovation Index and corporate innovation has never been more important in the region than it is now.
Malaysia is currently ranked 37th in the Global Innovation Index and is quickly climbing up the rankings.
Most people don’t like pain and they definitely don’t like to experience the same pain more than once.
The financial services industry is investing heavily in driving innovation, not only in Australia, but across SouthEast Asia too.
Shanghai is fast becoming a leading global innovation hub, joining the likes of San Francisco and Singapore.
New technology continues to drive innovation within the sports industry.
A recent research report prepared by Commonwealth Bank, appropriately titled “Jobs and Skills of the Future Report”, outlines the new types of jobs that will be created in Australia.
Without the right people driving innovation, there is a high likelihood that your innovation efforts will come to a standstill.
Australia is currently ranked number 23 on the Global Innovation Index 2017.
Fear of failure is often referred to as the number one enemy of creativity.
Singapore is currently ranked as the sixth most innovative country in the world and it is home to some of the biggest corporate innovation programs.
Design thinking is starting to gain traction in many large organisations. It is being recognised as a powerful way to drive innovation and subsequently companies are upskilling their employees on the methodology.
The startup activity in Southeast Asia is currently booming with deals on track to hit record numbers in 2017. Over 500 deals are expected by the end of this year, following an impressive 2016 that resulted in 347 deals.
The average company lifespan continues to drop. In the mid 20th century the average company lifespan was more than 60 years and this stands at just 15 years today. This is expected to fall further to 10 years by the year 2025.
Here are five stories of companies that know how to surprise and delight their customers.
Design Thinking is a buzz phrase that has been thrown around companies for many years now. But how is Design Thinking any different from the way companies have always approached problem solving?
Leaders are realising the importance of culture in enabling innovation but at the same time innovation blockers are still prevalent within organisations. Here are five key factors blocking corporates from innovating.
Struggling to get sell your innovation idea to management? Developing a pitch is an effective way to communicate your idea and all the details underpinning it.
The highest quality solutions come from valuable insights into human behaviour. However, learning to recognise those insights is harder than you think. Here are three techniques, that when applied correctly, can uncover customer insights that you would never have thought existed.
Singapore is fast growing into an innovation powerhouse. There are ten organisations that are running innovation programs in Singapore that you need to know about.
Check out this infographic that provides an overview of this popular approach to problem solving.
Get your team together (ideally between four to eight people) and start brainstorming by applying the following five tips to increase the likelihood of a successful outcome.
Why are innovation programs being abandoned and how can companies that are actually investing in innovation increase the return on innovation investment? Here are eight essential elements that will help stop your innovation programs from failing.
Over the last six months I have identified three personal growth hacks that everyone should be aware of. The great thing is you can action these straight away!
Given the lack of time and resources across organisations, customer experience often drops down the priority list. The following five step guide has been put together for time conscious corporates that are looking to put a stronger focus on customer experience.
14 tools to support your team's corporate innovation efforts.
Often conducted annually, employee performance reviews generally have a negative stigma attached to them (specifically at large organisations). Unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all solution but there are several underlying principles that every organisation should follow.
It is no coincidence that the most innovative brands in the world are also leading the way in customer experience.