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When working with corporates and discussing innovation, two distinct attitudes emerge when addressing potential future scenarios. Although different, what these two approaches lead to is the overarching understanding that putting the human factor first – will definitely become a differentiator in capitalizing on new forms of innovation for the future.
The Power of One
Amazon is overflowing. The company, not the river that is. Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, Amazon began as an online bookshop and has evolved into the world’s number one virtual bazaar. Today, it is has manifested into something even more and, with no real rivals or competitors in the market, Amazon continues its quest for world domination.
Let’s be honest: even though we shouldn’t, sometimes we make phone calls and send text messages while we drive. This is a disaster when smartphone distraction is the main cause of car accidents, but what if we turned technology behind the cause into the solution to the problem?
Long Story Short
What is the purpose of Social Media? Recognition and reach. So, what if a social network removes a user's recognition and reach without their knowledge? This, in effect, is shadow banning.
What Businesses Should Know
Some call it Advanced Manufacturing, others prefer Smart Manufacturing or even Industry 4.0. The ways we refer to the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the manufacturing sector are as abundant as the technological drivers which drive it.
We speak to Rahmyn Kress, Chief Digital Officer and Chairman of the Digital Executive Committee at Henkel and founder of Henkelx – a platform to accelerate Henkel’s entrepreneurial and digital transformation – to discuss what companies need to do to stay relevant in today's ever-changing world and what he defines as 'The Beautiful Basics'.
Human Innovation Culture
How simple is it to redesign an organisation from scratch and challenge traditional structures and the status quo, giving employees the ability and legitimacy to redefine the boundaries and culture in which they operate? H-FARM's Human Innovation Culture is a case study on how this works.
The Uncharted Territory of the Digital Space
The BBC uses a statistic that 65% of future jobs have yet to be invented. Think about it? UX designer, social media manager, Uber driver, drone operator - these are just a small handful of prominent roles in today’s market that were practically uncharted a decade ago. Technology is disrupting the world of business, which in turn is having a profound and immediate impact on employment. And the question that follows: ‘how do we prepare for the unknown?’ – is inevitable.
Sharing is Caring
The need for collaboration across all industries is on the rise. One of the clearest examples of an industry with collaboration opportunities is the car industry. Today, automotive incumbents have widely accepted that collaboration with innovative companies in other business areas, such as software, is necessary for future success. Yet this process is a two-way-street, and the cross-pollination of ideas between all parties is paramount to their mutual success.
A Retail for the Ages
Many people speculate about the future, but only a few have more than an inkling of an idea of what it is going to look like. Even less are those who are shaping it. Alibaba founder Jack Ma, however, is indeed sculpting the world of tomorrow and is better equipped to know what the future has in store than most. More importantly, this is a man who knows what is going to happen in-store.