Category Archives: Digital

Aligning Organizations for Digital Innovation

To understand the challenges and opportunities associated with digitalization, MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte surveyed more than 3,700 business executives, managers, and analysts from organizations around the world. They have recently published their findings in a report, titled Aligning the Organization for Its Digital Future.

Transport Challenge: Deutsche Bahn and Data Pitch ask startups to change the future of transport

German rail company, Deutsche Bahn AG, is making its data available to start-up businesses and SMEs as part of Data Pitch, a new European Commission-funded initiative which is supporting open innovation with data. Deadline for entrants is Oct. 1st.

The Essential 4-step Product Innovation Process [podcast]

I love hearing how companies are creating successful products that provide customers value, which is the topic of this episode. Gordon Stannis, the Director of Design and Strategy at Twisthink shares their approach to developing innovative solutions for their Fortune 500 clients. Gordon started his work as an industrial designer and then moved into product ...

Report Tracks Progress In Building Digital Economies

There are precious few countries on earth that aren’t trying to develop innovative, digital economies, but a recent report from Tufts University highlights the varying progress made towards that goal around the world. For instance, Singapore, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia (more here), Hong Kong, Japan, and Israel are identified ...

Talking Innovation and Digital Transformation on DisrupTV

DisrupTV co-hosts R “Ray” Wang and Vala Afshar in Episode 63 recently sat down with Innovation Excellence co-Founder Braden Kelley to chat about a range of innovation, digital transformation and organizational change topics. DisrupTV is a weekly Web series that airs live at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET every Friday. Brought to you by ...

User-centered design: how to merge it with a design thinking program

Sometimes underrated and later-introduced in the process, user-centered design is a fundamental tool for innovation. The design thinking approach most of the time offers a great deal of product structure for the team to deal with. If well conducted you can come out from a program like that with elements such as the main issue ...