Category Archives: Policy

What makes a country innovative?

Each year INSEAD team up with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and Cornell University to produce an innovation league table for the countries of the world.  It’s designed to rank the infrastructure and support environment for innovation around the world. The 2016 rankings have just been published, and given the desire of the EU ...

Today Every Company must be a Service Provider and a Software Company

Today Every Company must be a Service Provider and a Software Company - Innovation ExcellenceCompanies will need to think innovatively about customer needs. CEOs must ask ‘In the IOT what is our new value proposition?’ Firms will have to hire software engineers to design and deliver service solutions based on usage data. They will need data analysts to review all the data they gather from their devices. In other words every company will have to become a service provider and a software company – or perish. Continue reading