A conversation with David Katz, CEO of Plastic Bank

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Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 20’34” episode, Principal Analyst Craig Wentworth talks to David Katz, Founder and CEO of Plastic Bank. By enabling the exchange of plastic for money, items or blockchain-secured digital tokens, Plastic Bank reveals the value in plastic – empowering recycling ecosystems around […]

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Vodafone drives finance automation with Celonis Process Mining

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Vodafone’s Finance Operations function started to work with process mining technology in 2015 to start building an evidence-based foundation for continuous process improvement. To date, it has implemented process mining technology and discipline across five business processes in Finance Operations: accounts payable; transactional cash management (processing statements, payments clearing); intercompany accounting; asset and project accounting; […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 8: The value of foresight and futures work

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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 22’16” episode, Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Rob Gear, Futurist and Innovation Lab lead at PA Consulting, about how foresight and futures work provides framing […]

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Baxi innovates with sand, pebbles and rocks

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As part of an initiative to develop and clarify its approach to innovation, and to help engage its whole business in the innovation process, UK-based manufacturing firm Baxi implemented an innovation management platform from HYPE Innovation. Since its launch in mid-2016, Baxi’s “Xchange” platform has hosted 15 challenge-based campaigns, either targeting specific groups or open […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 7: Stoking the flames of innovation at Liberty Global

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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 20’52” episode, Angela Ashenden talks to Roel de Vries, Innovation Programme Manager at TV and broadband provider Liberty Global, about the company’s innovation strategy […]

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University of Chicago builds online learning community for alumni

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To help it extend its reach and engagement with its vast alumni population, the University of Chicago implemented an online community using Jive Software, where it provides interactive online classes, seminars and other graduate programmes. Case study key facts Organisation University of Chicago Industry Higher Education Project goals Against a background of ambitious funding goals, […]

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

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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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NHS Blood and Transplant uses process and decision automation to transform organ allocation

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The UK’s National Health Service Blood & Transplant has deployed cloud-based BPM and Decision Management technologies from IBM to transform the operation of its organ allocation schemes. The organisation also uses cloud-based collaborative modelling tools to enable varied groups of subject-matter expert stakeholders work together to specify key aspects of the schemes it’s addressing. Case […]

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

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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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How Auka built its mobile payments platform on Google Cloud

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Norwegian payment provider and e-money institution Auka (formerly mCash) has partnered with financial institutions, retailers, wireless carriers and consumers to develop a highly scalable mobile payment service built on Google Cloud Platform. Case study key facts Organisation Auka Industry Financial Services Current goals Develop a secure, distributed, scalable payments infrastructure that can handle large volumes […]

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