Turbulence in business is changing the rules of the gameWhile the concepts of known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns have been used in the intelligence community for a while, they surged to the radar screen of the general public, during the infamous press conference on the missing WMD in
Fintech definitionThe word is the shortening of Financial Technology and it includes all companies, which are challenging the financial ecosystem through the use of technology. Of course this definition comes with a caveat: while the notion is simple, the concept is broad, complex and disputed. For example, very often under
Insight Development: a Practical How-ToOn my journey into becoming a brand and innovation consultant, I had to work extremely hard to turn my raw empathy skills into a tool that would help me develop a useful outcome: the consumer insight. Just as important has been learning how to cultivate this
Avoiding Common Pitfalls of the Digital RevolutionSeveral decades into the digital revolution, and there’s still so much myth and hyperbole surrounding digital transformations. I can’t say that I’m surprised. It’s a nuanced and complex subject, and many executives have simply been too busy managing their own sandbox to notice the
Despite witnessing industry after industry being disrupted by new tech-enabled models, overall macroeconomic trends tell a distressing story. Consumption among the world’s rich and middle class is at its limit, and the foreign aid approach of the world’s largest NGOs to helping developing economies are largely ineffective in alleviating poverty.
…. from kick-starting innovation in your organization.Seconds Away from kick-starting innovationWe have developed a new approach for kick-starting innovation within companies, given their status quo. Given the current level of talent, but independently of the company's culture and given the current process for innovation. Why did we do that? Because,