The new world of innovation: your path to success

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For decades, most organisations tried to drive innovation in just one way: by building internal R&D teams. This isn’t enough any more. Markets move fast. Barriers to innovation are lower than they’ve ever been. Your competitors are more agile. As Sun Microsystems’ co-founder Bill Joy famously said: Most of the smartest people work for someone else. […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 6: Structured innovation at the Met Office

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this 30’42“ episode, Principal Analyst Craig Wentworth talks to Charlie Ewen, Director of Technology and CIO at the UK’s national weather and climate change service, […]

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Webinar: Building a successful integration strategy for tomorrow

The ability to effectively integrate applications and data systems has always been a critical capability of any IT organisation – and it’s only getting more important. That’s because technology advances and market demands are changing how IT organisations select technologies and organise their teams to manage their digital business initiatives. Now is the time to […]

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Survey: RPA: Where are we, and where are we going?

How far have organisations got with robotic process automation (RPA), and where are organisations going next? Different technology suppliers and consultants use different terms: some talk of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), some talk of Robotic Desktop Automation (RDA). What we are seeing in our community, though, is that the level of interest and activity in […]

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Webinar: The low-code (r)Evolution

Low-code app development platforms have seen a huge spike in popularity over the past couple of years. Their immediacy means they’re a great fit for situations where you need to start small and make a difference quickly. However low-code platforms aren’t only for small-scale, departmental apps that solve team co-ordination problems; they can also be […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 5: Community, creativity and innovation catalysts at Airbus

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this 26’26” episode, Principal Analyst Angela Ashenden talks to Konstantin Gaenge, Corporate Innovation Manager at aircraft manufacturer Airbus, about his experience developing an innovation programme […]

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Webinar: Connecting the digital threads

Everyone wants to talk about digital transformation. Lots of businesses focus mainly on the technology platform side of transformation – from big data to CRM. But that’s only half the story. Digital transformation is also about enabling new approaches to rapid and iterative change.   On July 11th at 4pm UK / 5pm CET / […]

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The new world of innovation: your path to success

Everyone wants to talk about innovation. Doing it successfully in your organisation is much harder, though. Join our free webinar to fast-track your organisation. For decades, most organisations tried to drive innovation in just one way: by building internal R&D teams. This isn’t enough any more. Markets move fast. Barriers to innovation are lower than […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 4: Innovation through recombination, not just invention

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this 18’41” episode Principal Analyst Angela Ashenden talks to innovation leader Frank Hatzack about his experience driving innovation at a biotech firm, and his own approach […]

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CIOs’ responses to digital imperatives highlight gaps in skills and trust

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MWD Advisors conducted an in-depth CIO study in spring 2017. It shows that as organisations embark on the journey of digital transformation, IT functions need to step up their game – regaining trust with the business and upskilling in key disciplines such as customer experience, business architecture and innovation. Top Takeaways CIOs are positioning themselves […]

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