Innovation consulting blog

Taking the path to digital transformation
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It is becoming more and more apparent that we are living in a moment of profound possibility and enormous disruption. Where the old business paradigms are dying and innovative new ones are emerging, especially creating new ways of integrating people...
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Solving organisational innovation problems
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One of the most challenging and thrilling aspects of reinvention, transformation and business game shifting is the opportunity it creates for continuous deep learning and change led organisational innovation. This in itself, often creates problems for some people, because it...
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Birth of the agility shifter
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A recent article “The global forces inspiring a new narrative of progress” in McKinsey Quarterly, states that “Corporate leaders today need to rethink where and how they compete and must cooperate in the crafting of a new societal deal that...
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Developing learning agility
When I relocated to Israel, in pursuit of a more meaningful life, I quickly discovered that I would be unable to find high-value work in my culture consulting, top team and leadership development areas of expertise. As a result of...
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Innovation consulting to drive speed and agility
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Almost thirty years ago, I took the entrepreneurial leap and initiated a design management consultancy to serve and add value to the Australian fashion and lifestyle industries. In those days, the focus was on stabilizing innovation entrepreneurial businesses through conventional...
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What is agile decision making?
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I was at a committee meeting recently, where one of the guiding principles adopted by the team was “agile decision-making - the 80:20 rule”. When I inquired as to what “agile decision-making” might mean, I was informed that it meant...
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What is driving innovation in Financial Technology?
Despite the banks (or perhaps, because of them) FinTech (financial technology) is on the rise in Australia. After all, more than half of Australian SMEs have a loan facility of some description, and only 30% are completely debt-free. It’s easy...
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Delivering a great customer experience
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I recently attended a fantastic business lunch presentation by John Stewart, who formed and leads Cisco's Security and Trust Organization. He captivated the audience with this disruptive question; Are you ready for a new world where the convergence of mobility,...
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Making Sense of Enterprise Innovation
One of the greatest challenges in designing client solutions within the innovation jigsaw puzzle is about making sense of enterprise innovation in their organizational context. To create the coherence within the diversity and complexity of abstract terminologies and processes that...
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The 7 myths in developing an innovation culture
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As more organizations seek to embrace innovation as a lever for business growth and transformation, we have noticed that some organizations still haven't managed to create a common understanding of what innovation really means. As well as the possibilities innovation...
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