I published a report based on a Q2 2013 survey that benchmarked marketing innovation culture and indicated that most marketers are still not investing enough to accelerate their innovation efforts. (91% of brands do not budget for innovation.
In this report, the authors investigate one of the radical and rapid transformations in the commercial world: the rise of digital money. As well as highlighting the profound changes already wrought, their analysis paves the way for a future in which digital money could be used to address some of the most severe marginalisation and deprivation that exists within the global economy.
In the software development world, there is an important concept called “technical debt.” Basically, it’s a metaphor developed by Ward Cunningham (inventor of the wiki) and it goes something like this.
Can your company be Disruptive? A lot seem to want to be. In the hypercompetitive digital world everybody is looking for an edge and being “Disruptive” sounds like a good way to be clever and beat the competition.
Quirky is a fast-growing New York City maker of household and kitchen gadgets with a big twist. All of its products are developed by the crowd, specifically a community of 550,000 people who actively pitch, refine and vote on ideas.
Gary Bamford's insight:
via @sarahjbeesley now thats innovation in action if you ask me!
In 2010, Alcatel-Lucent launched Engage, a social collaboration platform that has become a cornerstone of the company’s global Digital Workplace. With over 70,000 users and more than 4,000 formal and informal communities, Engage facilitates worldwide employee communication and collaboration.