Scaling up innovation is rarely as simple as investing in a company. The best social innovations aren’t companies – rather they are social movements, coalitions co-created by businesses, social sector organisations and governments working together.
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) operate at the core of the digital age. But the humanities factor prominently into the equation. Elements from the humanities -- visual arts, empathy, storytelling -- provide engagement to innovation.
Innovation is one of the hottest topics in business these days. More and more, companies are coming out with new products and services designed to amaze their customers and get them to dig deeper into their pocketbooks.
To innovate today, companies need to involve both insiders and outsiders. Innovation requires attacking problems from a few different angles. Innovative companies have six traits that others should emulate.