The study of 1,000 workplaces found that 81 per cent of workplaces have failed to foster a culture that encourages innovation and experimentation.
I am yet to work with an organisation that doesn’t want to be more innovative and creative, but it’s less common to see it in practice.
When it comes to innovation in FMCG, it’s easy to get trapped in the belief that it’s the big brands who are running the show.
The other night, I watched a two-hour Apple launch presentation with some colleagues, pizza and beer. You really do need beer to get through these things nowadays.
SMEs have rarely worked through a time of more challenge – and more opportunity – than the current period of digital disruption. When markets can change overnight and technology underpins virtually every sector, businesses need a new, strategic approach to secure success
Arguably, the most powerful reason to engage employees is to drive customer advocacy – this should be the ultimate goal of all organisations.
“The road to three per cent,” a CBI report, has claimed Brexit could diminish access to funding and collaboration, “damaging our influence overseas”. With its warning in mind, more companies have started recruiting for innovation.
Bink is a loyalty card solution that hopes to radicalise the way people shop – but how do you explain a totally new concept to investors?
Disruption is a term that gets used a lot. So much so that it’s fallen into the category of business jargon. But the result of this overuse is that it makes it easy for UK SMEs to dismiss the reality that underpins it, and that has dangerous consequences.
Cisco’s John Chambers once said: “Most companies will be digital within five years, yet the majority of digital transformation efforts will fail.” This is startling, especially since this failure is due to current enterprise technologies not being designed for the reality of business today.
When it comes to lists about innovative tech locations, it’s perhaps unsurprising that London ranks high. However, it’s by no means the only UK city making waves.
If you’re looking for books a little more cerebral to pack in your beach bag this summer, Steve Butler, CEO, Punter Southall Aspire has put together a list of his top five reads.