The financial services industry has long been invaded by all types of influencers aside from banks. Tech companies, in particular, have shown a passionate interest in the startup ecosystem through their venture arms and even launch of proprietary financial solutions.
If living in the tropics of Costa Rica is your idea of paradise, feast your eyes on this beautiful and eco-friendly home in Puntarenas. Design studio Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture recently completed the airy Terrace House, which boasts spectacular views of the ocean and jungle.
The top 10 industries that are being disrupted the most by digital are media, telecom, consumer financial services, retail, technology, insurance consumer products, nonprofits, business and professional services, and education.
How can arts organizations innovate while managing risk? Barr's senior program officer for Arts & Culture, San San Wong, reflects on an "electrifying panel" held earlier this fall at MIT's Media Lab—part of our Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative.
At many enterprises, when IT walks into a meeting, people assume it’s because the projector is broken. But if companies want to accelerate innovation and provide value to customers through technology, IT must evolve from a back office function to a core part of the business.
Is the billable hour slowing down innovation?” was the title of a webinar I recently had the privilege of being part of a couple of weeks ago.
The webinar was organised and facilitated by Ivan Rasic founder of LegalTrek one of the few practice management vendors out there that I know of who is a thought leader in the legal profession and who is genuinely interested in innovation and the future of law rather than simply trying to sell a product.
India has a long way to go in promoting innovation despite moving 15 places up to 66th rank in the Global Innovation Index, according to a top official.
“While India’s rank has increased, there is still a long way to go,” Rajeev Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said on Saturday while addressing a gathering at a conference on innovation.
Education is ripe for disruptive change leading to innovative practices that improve learning outcomes for our students. What might have worked in the past will not necessarily have the same impact today, as the world has changed dramatically in a short period of time.
The problems facing Canada's healthcare system will not be solved by just spending more money, Health Minister Jane Philpott said Tuesday as she promised the country's doctors the federal government is committed to finding innovative solutions.
Without a mechanism to release new projects based on resource availability, it’s easy to let in too many new projects without finishing or pruning the old ones. Here's how to keep product development flowing and maintain progress in even the busiest companies.
As discussed in the new innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation, one of the biggest reasons why the actual implementation of innovation can become such a formidable if not insurmountable process is because of people-related issues.
In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug. 17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. Held at NovoEd’s headquarters, five speakers gave their six-minute lightning talks and then led a smaller group discussion with attendees.
Rather than arbitrarily throw around the “innovation” word, understand how it impacts your customers, and be specific. Innovation comes in four flavors: product innovation, operational innovation, customer experience innovation, and business model innovation.
Former bitcoin champion Stefan Thomas caused a small stir in the blockchain world today when he posted an essay entitled “The Subtle Tyranny of Blockchain,” which, as the title suggests, does not reflect favorably on the technology.
Wednesday, China’s Micius satellite, launched the day before, sent back its first data to the China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station in Miyun, in the northeast corner of the Beijing municipality. The 202 MB of data, Xinhua News Agency stated, was received “in good quality.”
When it comes to R&D spending, corporate leaders often want to know what others are doing. How much are other companies in different industries spending on R&D? Leaders want to know the level of spending in absolute terms (i.e. total expenditure), and also as a percentage of revenue. The presumption is that R&D spending is somehow connected to increased innovation, revenue growth and profits.
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