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04 OCTOBER 2021

The principles of learning from prototypes

Prototypes are a great way to get customer feedback about elements of your proposed innovation before you have to invest a ton of resources in them. But there is a bit of science to how you draw the lessons a prototype can teach you.
31 MAY 2021

How do you unlock creativity wherever you are?

Research finds that the drivers of creativity vary by country and culture – so leaders need to know which levers to pull.
10 OCTOBER 2020

How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos

How did a DVD-by-mail company transform itself into a leading global entertainment brand? By rejecting mediocrity, embracing negative feedback and turning hierarchy on its head.
04 AUGUST 2020

How great ideas are born

If great ideas were born simply by putting a bunch of people into a room with pizza and a whiteboard, then everyone would be doing it. In reality, however, it’s not that simple.
06 MAY 2020

We need to mobilise communities in fight against Covid-19

While scientists and big pharma work on vaccines, innovations and solutions developed at the community level will be key to slowing the spread of the virus.
31 MARCH 2020

How SMEs can act to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis

While COVID-19 is expected to wreak havoc on the SA economy, the full extent of this is yet to be determined. But even in crisis, there are always opportunities for innovation.
03 FEBRUARY 2020

Is your innovation process a corporate illusion?

The six common blind spots that severely constrain the performance of innovation labs.
04 NOVEMBER 2019

Why digital transformations fail - and how to fix that

The transition to digital is a $1.7 trillion industry, yet 70% of attempts end up failing, according to McKinsey & Co.
06 AUGUST 2019

No short cuts to innovation

Can leaders summon innovation into a business as simply as they’d order a pizza? "Extra cheese. Crispy base. Hold the pineapple."
04 MAY 2019

Creating a culture of innovation

Peter Mulford, Chief Innovation Officer at BTS in New York, on how to create a culture of innovation.