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Unlocking innovation: A leader’s guide to getting started

Innovation is a word affiliated with many walks of life and industries. How though, do we provide a structured approach towards something which can be deemed to be a complex and lengthy activity, and what best practices should you follow to begin your innovation journey?

7 May 2019

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Webinar: Human Potential in an AI World

Innovation culture and Design Thinking – not as human-centric as you think! In this 30-minutes session (followed by a Q&A session), Nicola Darke, Transformation Coach at Turbo Zen, will guide you through to subject.

30 Apr 2019

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Webinar – 5 ways to ideate better in your business

If you’re feeling stuck in old ways or simply looking how to do it better, we are running a 30-minute session (followed by Q&A) in partnership with ideasUK. This will go through 5 methods to get you to that light bulb moment faster – from brainwriting techniques to how to avoid idea killers. By the...

30 Jan 2019

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Beyond the Buzz. How logistics, finance, healthcare and marketing professionals are using AI

We compiled a “best of” e-book where we interviewed 34 pioneers on the topic of AI in marketing, healthcare, finance and maritime/logistics.

7 Jan 2019

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AI and GDPR – what do you need to know?

If you are using, or planning to use, artificial intelligence (AI) in your organisation you need to consider how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts on how you use data in your AI.

16 Nov 2018

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There’s a way to do it better – how marketers are successfully embracing AI

Mobile phones, thanks to rapid developments in smartphones, have transformed consumers into always-connected global beacons. These smart devices have developed into peripherals of our very selves. For some consumers, social media and the Internet act as primary means of interacting with others – and, of course, with brands.

17 Oct 2018

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Acting your way to innovation: 5 innovators discuss eliminating the culture barrier

In recent years, 63% of organisations in the US have hired a Chief Innovation Officer. But with such buzz around this term, do senior management’s actions help embrace innovation or preserve the status quo? We asked 5 innovation specialists their opinion on leadership’s attitude towards developing an innovation culture.

4 Sep 2018

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Whitepaper: You know you NEED to innovate, but why don’t you DO it?

In our rapidly changing world of new technologies and raised customer expectations, innovation has become critical for every business and organisation: imperative for growth, competitive advantage and improving efficiency. Innovation skillsets are now essential for professional development. Creativity and the ability to guide teams and businesses through accelerated change will be the most valuable skills.

23 Aug 2018

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Webinar – Innovation: How to Stop Talking and Start Doing

In this webinar, we will address the 3 key areas that you need to cover to successfully innovate. For each, we will share a tip that helps you get started tomorrow, without taking up (much) extra time.

10 Aug 2018

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Video: Turn your Business into an agile, cutting-edge operation!

Innovation Academy can help you overcome the obstacles on your journey towards innovation and turn your business into an agile, cutting-edge operation prepared to compete in the modern marketplace.

26 Jun 2018

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About last week…

Last week, 30+ graduates put their best and most innovative ideas forward at our Innovation Mini-MBA. Held at the Academy by Google, in London, the programme took place during London Tech Week 2018. Now in its second year, the 5-day programme welcomed individuals from over 20 companies, ranging from pharma to retail and from media...

19 Jun 2018

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20 Types of Innovation You Must Know to Drive Breakthrough Change to Your Industry

Introduction Innovation is a much more complicated concept than many people realise. It can be divided into a few broad categories: Marketing Innovation; Technological Innovation; Process Innovation. However, there are many, many sub-categories of innovation, any or all of which may be important to understanding your organisation’s real position. We’ll go into some of the...

23 Apr 2018

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Webinar Recording: Where can Innovation improve your business?

Click Here to Watch Free Webinar Recording The majority of businesses struggle to innovate.. This is why this webinar recording discusses exactly what makes innovation work. You will hear 3 case studies of companies that have gone through the full innovation process successfully. For each we will answer questions including: 1) Where can innovation take place?...

19 Apr 2018

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Business Innovation: 10 Trends That Should Be on Your Radar In 2018

Introduction In this article, we’ll attempt to outline some of the most important business innovation trends of 2018 so far, and those areas where we expect a great deal of activity over the remainder of the year. Of course, that requires a working definition of ‘business innovation’, as like so many buzzwords, it means different...

18 Apr 2018

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Open Banking, PSD2, and the urgent need for banks to ‘Think Different’

Published on January 15, 2018 Simon Torrance On Saturday the EU’s second payment services directive (PSD2) came into force across most of the continent, forcing banks and payment companies to share data with third parties, if their customers agree. As a customer of NatWest Bank for over 25 years I’ll certainly agree. In all that...

18 Apr 2018

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