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Innovation is often associated with individual companies or industries, whether that be the Silicon Valley tech bubble or the creative geniuses at Google and Apple. But if organisations can be renowned for their innovation capabilities, why not countries? There are many nations that boast great innovation and creativity credentials, that provide fertile ground for start-up companies and invest heavily in promoting their country as one with a strong culture of innovation. This week here at think we’re taking a look at three of the top innovation nations…
Innovation is a constant process of revitalisation, renewal and regeneration that needs time, dedication and vision. It is often not enough to rest on previous innovation successes or a reputation for creativity and forward thinking, as environments and challenges change around you as the years go by.
Take Britain, once hailed as the most innovative nation in the world, with an empire stretching to the corners of the earth and industrial development and technology far surpassing that of its competitors. Britain’s reputation for innovation in years past is much talked of in history and scienc… continue reading
We all know how important it is to innovate, but what practical steps can we take to encourage innovation in the workplace? How can we create meaningful engagement with innovation at all levels of an organisation? Is there any way to learn more about innovation and what it means to a business?
As an innovation management consultancy, think has the answers. With over ten years’ experience in the industry and having worked with a wide range of blue-chip and SME clients, we have an array of tried and tested techniques that can encourage innovation to flourish. This week we put together our top … continue reading
The world of business can be unpredictable, with many a change happening outside of your control and causing you to re-evaluate your business strategy at a moment’s notice. Although change can be frustrating for some, it doesn’t have to mean trouble for your organisation. In fact, change can not only provide new and exciting opportunities for your business but it can act as a catalyst for development, growth and success if it is dealt with in a proactive way.
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The role of innovation in becoming adaptable and prepared for change is integral, as innovations in your … continue reading
We all know how important innovation is for continuing the success of a business, for driving growth and for future-proofing your strategies. But what does that mean in practice and how can your organisation embrace innovation and reap the rewards? Is there a better approach to innovation than others? And why are the top organisations able to innovate so successfully?
This week Marketing Week released a whitepaper entitled ‘More than magic: How the most successful organizations innovate’. Written by the IMB Institute for Business Value and based on a survey of more than 1000 C-suite execut… continue reading