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IMGB Innovation Management Green Belt™ – New York City

Feb 17, 2020 8:00 am – Feb 18, 2020 2:30 pm Linking strategic direction and innovation management........

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™ – New York City

Jan 20, 2020 8:00 am – Jan 22, 2020 2:30 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed....

Basic Accreditation – New York City

May 6, 2019 8:00 am – May 8, 2019 2:30 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed .......

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

March 21, 2019 8:00 am – March 22, 2019 2:30 pm Innovation Management Systems & Ideation360......

Basic Accreditation – Stockholm

March 18, 2019 8:30 am – March 20, 2019 3:00 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed ......

Innovation Circle in collaboration with Nixon Peabody in New York

March 15, 2018 New York City Innovation 360 Group and Nixon Peabody in New York...

Yellow Belt Grading – New York City

March 7, 2019 8:00 am – March 8, 2019 2:30 pm Innovation Management Systems & Ideation360....

Green Belt Grading – Stockholm

Jan 30, 2019 8:00 am – Jan 31, 2019 2:30 pm Linking strategic direction and innovation management......

Black Belt Grading – New York City

Jan 14, 2019 8:00 am – Jan 15, 2019 2:30 pm Mastering Innovation Management Ready for a lifelong learning journey...

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Nov 15, 2018 8:00 am – Nov 16, 2018 2:30 pm In the Yellow Belt the Licensed Practitioners.........

Basic Accreditation – Stockholm

Nov 12, 2018 8:30 am – Nov 14, 2018 3:00 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner........

IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™ – Stockholm

Dec 12, 2019 8:00 am – Dec 13, 2019 2:30 pm Innovation Management Systems & Ideation360.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Dec 9, 2019 8:00 am – Dec 11, 2019 2:30 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed….

Allan Fors

Commercial Officer Asia-Pacific
 

Basic Accreditation – Sydney


August 6, 2018 9:00 am – August 8, 2018 4:00 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach: assessment of..

Dr. Soo Beng Khoh

Based in Penang, Malaysia Dr. Khoh has more than 25 years of industrial experience with a wide spectrum of roles in manufacturing, design engineering, IT, 6-Sigma Black-Belt...

Moustafa Khater

Based in Cairo, Egypt A young man, Moustafa invented more effective ways to build and establish schools in poor areas, changing both how they were built and how education...

Kelly Clark

Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland Kelly is passionate about innovation and transformation. She is adept at creating great ideas and making them happen (even when people and processes...

Femi-Stevens Oluwafemi

Based in Lagos, Nigeria A senior business transformation expert with broad industry, management and technical expertise in Next Generation Business and Operations........

José Moreno

Based in Mexico City, Mexico José Moreno has served for over 30 years in the federal public sector as General Manager and Head of Department of specific expertise areas in the………

Co-creating volume 3


Now we start the work co-creating volume 3 of the Complete Guide to business Innovation...

Krishnan Naganathan

Based in Chennai, India Krishnan have over 25 years of varied industry experience spanning steel, automotive, FMCG and business consulting. His functional expertise includes operations...

How to strengthen your innovation capabilities for growth and profit?

New York City May 29th In a world where nothing is constant except for disruption, innovation has become imperative to every company. Innovation360 knows

SAAC-USA EXECUTIVE FORUM

May 24, 2018 Washington DC The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the United States of America (SACC-USA) cordially invites you to our agship event…

Al-Hasan Al-Shaibani

Based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia A result oriented professional with 20+ years of versatile experience in ICT & Business Consultancy across Multi-National Firms including 12 years in Business….

Khaldoun Aboul-Saoud

Based in Dubai, UAE Khaldoun is an experienced, executive, design thinking, User Experience, leadership and change management consultant, who provides consulting...

Innovation Metrics session at Innov8rs Madrid


May 15-18, 2018 Madrid, Spain Innovation360 Group together with innov8rs, are arranging a session on innovation metrics…

Innopreneur in Residence 2018 – Duisburg-Essen

May 14, 2018 Duisburg-Essen, Germany Innovation360 Group together conducts a speaker note on “Avoid your Kodak Moment” and will also run an Innovation Circle.

Laurel Shu Lau

Based in Melbourne, Australia Laurel is a Change Agent that helps Team Leads and innovators recognise the talent of who they are so they can activate dormant stars in their teams...

Dr. Taofeeq Ashiru

Based in New Orleans, Louisiana Dr. Taofeeq Ashiru is an innovative leader and strategic problem solver. He is an Innovation360® Licensed Practitioner, NVivo Certified Expert (qualitative analytics)...

Basic Accreditation – Dubai


Apr 16, 2018 8:30 am – Apr 18, 2018 3:00 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach: assessment of innovation...

Innovation Circle Night with Magnus Penker in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

April 14, 2018, 16:30-19:30 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Innovation 360 Group and MIHRM proudly invite you to attend an insightful talk event about innovation on…

Unlearning Is the New Learning


Take a moment right now to put everything on pause and visualize the person you were a decade ago.

Innovation Circle Night with Magnus Penker in Singapore

April 13, 2018, 16:30-20:00 Singapore Innovation 360 Group and Heluo Institute proudly invite you to attend an insightful talk event about innovation on…

Innovation Circle with Magnus Penker in Penang, Malaysia

April 13, 2018, 08:00-12:00 Penang, Malaysia Innovation 360 Group and CREST proudly invite you to attend an insightful talk event about innovation on…

Inspire Innovation with thought leader Magnus Penker in Malaysia

April 12, 2018, 14:00-17:00 Penang, Malaysia Innovation 360 Group and CREST proudly invite you to attend an inspiring talk event about innovation on…

Lauro Molina

Based in Mexico City, Mexico Lauro is quick at developing unconventional solutions and bringing a fresh interpretation to the same old thing. Tweaking the game and challenging...

Antoni Farré

Based in Barcelona, Spain Antoni Farré is a T-shaped professional and Senior Executive with broad experience in leading positions on Business Strategy, Marketing and Sales areas.....

Christopher Michael

Based in India and Saudi Arabia Christopher is passionate about the indomitable human spirit that is capable of achieving the unthinkable and strongly believes that “imagination breeds innovation..

Innovation Circle in collaboration with ATI in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2018 Riyadh Innovation 360 Group and ATI in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia proudly invite you to attend an insightful talk and workshop on…

IL Master Class: Innovation by the Numbers

In Innovation Leaders recent Master Class, “Innovation by the Numbers,” we explored how...

ISO will celebrate the first baseline of the Innovation Management System Standards ISO/TS 50500 and others in Stockholm, May 2019

Last week, March 12-16, ISO/TC 279 held a plenary meeting hosted by British Standards Institute, BSI, in London. During the full week, all working groups continued their hard work with their respective parts. We were well over 100 participants from 50 countries, a truly impressive and massive global effort to building the innovation capabilities we […]

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™ – New York City

Nov 4, 2019 8:00 am – Nov 6, 2019 2:30 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed…

IMGB Innovation Management Green Belt™ – New York City

Oct 15, 2019 8:00 am – Oct 16, 2019 2:30 pm Linking strategic direction and innovation management...

IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™ – New York City

Sep 19, 2019 8:00 am – Sep 20, 2019 2:30 pm Innovation Management Systems & Ideation360...

IMGB Innovation Management Green Belt™
– Stockholm

Aug 22, 2019 8:00 am – Aug 23, 2019 2:30 pm Linking strategic direction and innovation management

IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™
– Stockholm

June 27, 2019 8:00 am – June 28, 2019 2:30 pm Innovation Management Systems & Ideation360.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™ – Stockholm

June 24, 2019 8:30 am – June 26, 2019 3:00 pm Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed...

The Constancy of Change and the Path to Continuous Value Creation

Overly simplified models of the world lead inevitably to inadequate conclusions...

KJ Randhawa

Based in Sydney, Australia KJ Randhawa is an innovation professional with +20 years hands on expertise in new product development from concept to commercialisation

Innovation Circle by Innovation360 Group at IAOIP’s Innova-Con

February 27- March 1, 2018 Washington DC Innovation360 Group together with IAOIP, are arranging an innovation workshop…

Dana Shaddad

Based in Dubai, UAE Founder of Imtiaz ME specializing in the areas of entrepreneurship development and innovation, Dana’s work is focused extensively on the development of...

Managing Change Despite Uncertainty

Even if you know what your customers want now, how do you know what they will...

Innovation by the numbers, the secret source in UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vision 2021 is one of the most ambitious innovation visions on the planet...

Innovation Management, Strategy and Innovation Assessment at the Dubai Business Women Council

Dubai, UAE February 19, 2018 Innovation Management, Strategy and Innovation Assessment at the Dubai Business Women Council

Fashion Industry as a circular business model

Young plant growth in lady shoe, recycle concept. “I think the biggest innovations of the 21st...

Anwaar Al Shimmari

Based in Dubai, UAE Anwaar Al Shimmari 16 years’ experience in the fields of Architecture, urban planning and design, traffic and roads, and infrastructure has put her...

Client Case: Green Innovation of the Paper Industry

At last year’s GADDEN Conference, one of the top career fairs for business, law...

Sales Summit 2018: Get the Buy-In

Dec 11-13, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden Join our innovation movement and solve grand challenges...

Black Belt – Stockholm


Jan 19, 2019 8:30 am – Jan 21, 2019 3:00 pm Mastering Innovation Management......

Ronald van Oostenbrugge

Based in Utrecht, Netherlands As a business innovation & management consultant and interim manager Ronald defines and executes business innovation strategies. Using the Innovation360....

The EU Sustainability Directive Is Setting a New Global Standard for Business Practices


US innovators and investor are closely watching the drama of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) (Regulation 2016/679/EU), covering corporate responsibility for protecting...

Can We End of Poverty in a Decade?

In July of 2017, the UN released its latest update on their progress toward 17 Sustainable Development Goals...

The October Paris-meeting moved the upcoming ISO Standard on Innovation Management Systems one step closer to release!

I recently participated in the ISO/TC 279 meeting in Paris, where the working groups continued to work with their respective parts, moving the standard one step closer to its planned publishing in Q4-2018...

Dr. Siti Rohani Md Yusof

Based in Malaysia Well rounded professional with more than 25 years industry experience in the capacity of senior manager and consultant, 10 years as academic and...

Dominic Collins

Based in Melbourne, Australia Dom is a consultant, analyst, facilitator and ‘corporate diplomat’ who sees his role as getting the best information to people at the right time, so they...

Maurizio Grassi

Based in Italy Maurizio Grassi is an experienced management consultant and serial entrepreneur with more then 20 years of overall experience, among which 13 years of Management

Benjamin Aw

Based in Singapore Benjamin Aw is a People Enabler Consultant and Coach that strives to empower people to reach their maximum potential as an individual in their life. ..

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?



Innovations are infinite, even within a finite market. However, not all innovations start with the same chance at a fully productive lifecycle. Innovations that survive are most often those that are supported by...

Greg Collier

Based in Melbourne, Australia Greg is an experienced people leader, facilitator, coach and innovation expert. He has a passion for unleashing the potential of people and cascading...

Eva Degerman

Based in Gothenburg, Sweden Eva is senior Executive Leader with experience from multinational company and public sector. She has been part of defining and implementing business strategies

Gerry Purcell

Based in Toronto, Canada Toronto Hub Co-Founder and Global Partner, ICG Gerry is responsible for ICG’s North American business. He has over 25 years of experience as an operations...

Geok Chwee

Geok Chwee based in Singapore Geok Chwee is the VP of Emerging Businesses for a Singapore Listed Telecommunication company, Starhub Limited overseeing the business development .

Innovation 360 Group is on the ground in UAE, and Dubai is leading the charge in the pursuit of innovation

  As a force for change behind most industries and a catalyst for development in the public and private sectors, innovation is undoubtedly one of the keys to economic development and diversification around the world. The UAE, and Dubai especially, has set its sights on achieving the highest levels of innovation. The leadership of the […]

Susan L Wright

Based in Washington DC, USA Previously a healthcare senior executive, Susan is currently an innovation consultant that has accumulated extensive experience and knowledge...

Do you have an Artificial IntellIgence Strategy – or are you JUST pretending TO?

Not long ago one of my clients told me he badly needed “Artificial Intelligence for Dummies...

SAAC Summit 2017. Business Through Innovation

October 25, 2017 Boston, MA, US SACC summit will gather corporate members, partners, industry leaders and representatives...

Munir Khawaja

Based in London, UK Graduated in Computer Science, Munir is a Senior Innovational Transformation consultant with over 17 years of experience within the UK and Middle East...

Recommendation engines force organisations to fundamentally rethink

According to Michael Schrage (HBR August 01), the single most important algorithmic distinction...

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war...

Strategic goals and design principles for establishing innovation centres

In many assignments, we see that the client has already established an innovation centre, or may be planning to do so...

Release of The Complete Guide to Business Innovation Volume 1-5

Today we officially launched the release date of the new book series “The Complete guide to...

Innovation Management Standards ahead!



Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, international standards and innovation capabilities have always been strong drivers and catalysts for human and societal development. International standards as

Guresh Ahuja

Based in Sydney, Australia I have over 16 years of diverse experience as a business transformation, Innovation and Human Centered Design Practitioner. My experience spans...

Lars-Göran Fröjd

Based in Stockholm, Sweden Lars-Göran Fröjd has entrepreneurial and strategic skills combined with international sales and marketing operating experience. He is an experienced business facilitator......

Johan Kjörk

Based in Göteborg, Sweden Johan is a Management Consultant at Sigma IT Consulting with more than 20 years of experience as a CEO and Management Consultant. He brings deep expertise in...

Dr. Isaiah Engelbrecht

Based in Pretoria, South Africa Isaiah Engelbrecht is an Innovation Growth expert. He partners with organisations to achieve with sustainable growth through building innovation capability. He believes that

Shervin Chua

Based in Toronto, Canada Shervin is a change agent. Over the last 10 years, he has worked at leading cloud technology software companies consulting organizations on improving their strategy and .....

Fabio Mattos Segre

Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil Fabio has a strong academic and technical background, robust strategic and analytical capabilities acquired with more than 15 years of experience

Ömer Levent Gökçe

Based in Ankara, Turkey Ömer Levent Gökçe is an Executive Coach, Mentor and Consultant based in Turkey. After more than 28 years of experience

Paulo Malta

Based in Lisbon, Portugal Paulo Malta is a Senior executive specialized in Sales and Business Development and Marketing Innovations. He has worked for industry leaders such...

Dr. Lana Mbaideen

Based in Amman, Jordan Dr. Lana Mbaideen is a Jordanian Entrepreneur and visionary leader on a mission to Enlighten minds. Over 16 years of experience in Creativity , Innovation...

Thierry Bernicard

Based in Paris, France Thierry has a ‘T-shaped’ profile, with robust strategic and analytical capabilities based on a strong academic and technical background. He graduated...

Philippe Drouillon

Based in Brussels, Belgium Philippe Drouillon is an entrepreneur, consultant, coach and trainer, who combines – through his company Metamorphosis – professional activities .........

John Saiz

Based in Houston, TX, the USA John Saiz, former Chief Technology Officer of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is a Principal Industrial Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing ......

Choosing the right strategy handling uncertainty


Imagine you ask your management team or your employees to figure out, design and launch something that will replace your current business, and give them a deadline and a budget. Then you will immediately realize ...

Decision making in strategic uncertainty

What’s the hardest part of commercialising innovative concepts? Let´s figure it out. First, the...

Reinnovation of the Major Automotive Players Through Eco Systems, Openness and Platform Design

  When industries seek to totally redefine themselves, as many are doing today or are going to do, three of the most important aspects to consider in this innovation-driven change are developing greater linkages, openness and platform thinking – simply because it is impossible to solve many of today’s big problems alone and as a […]

Penker’s reflections on The Drucker Forum 2016

The 8th Drucker Forum was a milestone in many ways. It focused on the core of what will create...

Connecting the Dots in the New White House Report on AI and Innovation

In October, the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), the Office of Science...

Four Innovation Paradoxes driving disruption

There are a number of well-documented key drivers for innovation and global...

Augmentation and Client Embedding: The Disruption of the Consultancy Industry


Right on schedule, disruption has come to the world of consulting. While many have seen it coming, only a few consulting firms are prepared to ride this wave of disruption into a new market reality. That preparation depends on new tools...

Magnus Penker on Innovation

Adapt or die. That’s a summation of the evolutionary theory known as the Red Queen Effect. Under certain environmental...

InnovationIQ – Score your Innovation readiness

Innovation IQ InnovationIQ Score 0201502016 Prepare to regularly revitalise your core...

The Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index gathers data from companies and their clients to measure how innovative countries are all over the world....

Business Innovation Using LEGO Models

You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than you can from a lifetime of conversation – Plato What’s the difference between play and innovation? Both are structured, normally voluntary activities that arise from imagination and explore the limits of the possible. Perhaps the only way to tell them apart is that […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Drive the Three Innovation Horizons

  For the moment, forget all the high profiled media stories about the danger of artificial intelligence (AI). These arguments are based on what AI might become, not on what it is doing now. Business leaders like Steve Wozniak have joined iconic scientists like Stephen Hawking in warning that even benevolent AI could rapidly become dangerous simply though inadequate concern for […]

Organizing for Simultaneous Innovation Capability – key findings from +1,000 companies, republished from Drucker Forum 2016

After collecting and studying innovation data from over 1,000 companies in 62 countries, I’m often asked whether Small and Midsize Enterprises (SME) are more innovative and entrepreneurial than larger corporations...

The digital innovation era calls for new board leadership

  – In todays globalized and digitalized world, Innovation capability is emerging as the most crucial success factor for companies that wants to master sustainable growth and profitability! Never before has boards and board members faced a larger challenge than todays need for effective linking between innovation and corporate strategy. In doing so, they must […]

Magnus Penker Appointed as Speaker at The Global Drucker Forum, 2016

We at Innovation 360 Group are very proud to announce that Magnus Penker, CEO and one of the founders of our company, has been appointed as a speaker at the most important forum for global entrepreneurship – The Global Peter Ducker Forum in Vienna. This year’s theme will be “The Entrepreneurial Society” and renowned personalities from the […]

The Wheel of Innovation: Lessons learned from >1,000 companies and 62 countries


By studying over 1,000 companies in 62 countries and all continents over the past years, we have not only built the largest 360-database with multiple respondents in each company (external and internal stakeholders...

The world’s best company to work for

  Today Hey Group release their Global Top 20 companies for leadership, top five at the list was: General Electric Procter & Gamble Intel Corporation Siemens Banco Santander Two European firms formerly outside the 2009 top 20 – Siemens and Banco Santander – have jumped straight into the 2010 top 5. BASF is a new […]

Enterprise Innovation – by the Numbers!

  Enterprise Innovation – By the Numbers How to Plan and Manage Innovation in Your Organization Introduction: – You still can’t manage what you can’t measure! Enterprise Innovation as an executable strategy involves all levels of management across the organization. And to execute most effectively, managers need metrics – numbers. But, where do the seemingly evasive numbers […]

Michel Wils

Based in Marseille, France & Brussels, Belgium Michel Wils is a Conscious Business & Innovation Facilitator, trainer and coach. He helps decision makers to transform their business and become conscious...

Erin Mosley

Based in USA (Chicago IL, New Orleans LA, Boston MA) Erin (Pink) Mosley’s proven programs help people (and organizations) get the results they want by honing deep innovation and influence skills. She has worked...

Dr. Alison McMillan

Based in Staffordshire, United Kingdom Previously an R&D specialist at Rolls-Royce, Alison is currently an innovation consultant and engineering professor. Her company, WOT-I Ltd, offers a number...

Dr. Koh Hock Kiat

Dr. Koh Hock Kiat is based in Singapore Dr. Koh Hock Kiat is an Education Business Investor, Advisor and Mentor of few organizations. He serves as the CEO of Heluo Pte Ltd. He is also...

Marc Dellaert

Based in Moscow, Russia and Brussels, European Union Marc Dellaert is a global senior leader, inspirational speaker, author, board advisor and practitioner in Leadership, Innovation and Transformation....

Natalie Breitschmid

Based in the United Arab Emirates & Switzerland Natalie is a passionate and creative Experience Design Leader. Paired with her deep Project Management skills and her notable get things done attitude.

Khaled Adas

Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Dubai, UAE Khaled is a change agent professional offering 27 years of progressive leadership experience with Fortune-100 companies like Intel Corporation and Microsoft...

Ahmed H Daoud

Based in Dubai, UAE & Minneapolis, MN, USA Ahmed is a patented inventor, executive, and innovation strategy and implementation consultant with extensive experience and knowledge in innovation...

The best year in mankind – due to innovation, technology and global leadership!

  We believe in good, we believe things can be fixed, and we believe it need to be done with new methods and leadership than before. You say that there is nothing new under the sun, and that´s is of cause true. But at the same time the possible combination of the accessible resources are […]

Implement an Innovation Management System in 90 days

  Wanting to add strategy and structure to your innovation initiative without killing it with administration? HBR published an interesting article a year ago (https://hbr.org/2014/12/build-an-innovation-engine-in-90-days) describing an innovation governance system that go hand in hand with our experience at Innovation 360 group. In the article Innosight describes a concept called the Minimum Viable Innovation System (MVIS).  As […]

3D Printing -”To Disrupt or not to Disrupt?, that is the Question”

  President Obama once said: -“3D printing may very well have the potential to revolutionize the way me make almost everything”! Fine, but I don´t believe it will happen the way most of us think it will; as a technical revolution. I think the major disruption from 3D printing will be with socio-economic factors such […]

7 lessons to disrupt like a startup!

  We are in a fascinating fast-moving period, with high speed technology diffusion, low interest on financing, globalisation, digitalization and automatisation. The future of many established companies is now jeopardized and will depend on their ability to get up to speed and innovate in this Creativity Era we are in (and that I described in my last […]

That’s why we think the new edition of Blue Ocean Strategy is important!

  In todays business climate, with high tempo, hyper competition and shorter product lifecycles, a company´s ability to quickly develop and change it´s business model is of outmost importance to be able to remain competitive on the market and as such, be sustainably profitable and successful. But in doing so, it is also very important […]

Why you should care about the Creativity Era

  Being constantly exposed to how we analyze, develop and ultimately help our clients to become and stay successful in the creativity era, where innovation is at the heart, I have decided to put down and share some reflections about how our world is changing, hopefully for the better, and how you and the society can benefit from it. The Creativity Era: […]

Business Prototyping

  Release the creative forces in your organization, by applying rapid business prototyping techniques on your business development. To do that, Innovation360 offer a unique intersectional take on Prototyping for Business by combining methodology and tools from hardware product development, software design, and business development and analysis, thereby creating unique insights for customers. Download our […]

Innovation trends

  Over the last year the key topics within the world of innovations has been impacted by social responsibility and sustainability aspects, which can be seen by analyzing the last 12 months of Google searching using Google Insights for Search.  The top area of interest over the last 12 month has been business innovation open […]

Mapping innovation process aspects

  In a world of hyper competition, innovation is imperative to gain competitive advantage. The process of successfully implementing innovation has to begin in the organisations strategy, culture, people, systems, processes, competitive landscape and its external key drivers. When setting up an innovation initiative and the first process the organisation make decisions on governance, speed […]

Industry 4.0 – disruption or just a logic extension of WWW?

  Industry 4.0 is the name of the German government’s strategy for the fourth industrial revolution. The goal is the creation of smart factories, where all production is connected. The term first surfaced at the Hannover Messe Industrial Fair in 2011, with the theme Industry 4.0. The first three industrial revolutions were, in chronological order, […]

Green Innovation – wash or reality?

  It is a lot of buzz about green innovations and much talk about potential green washing. And we have seen it all before with pink washing and white washing. To understand whether green innovation is washing or not the question to ask is why it exists. To cover up? To gain short term winnings? […]

Current trends in healthcare

  With twenty percent of the population generating eighty percent of healthcare cost, and a growing number of elderly people, public healthcare face an enormous challenge. This happens in times when healthcare focus on volume, and reactive care to acute episodes. Healthcare institutions are fragmented and function as silos, handling retrospective, if any, information. But still we are […]

Omni Channel 2.0 – The innovation of Retail Business Models

  Due to radical and partly unpredicted change in consumer behaviour, the retail and FMCG industry is going through a change that is both potentially highly rewarding yet also potentially punishing. For some it is a blessing and for others it may mean a slow death. Macro key drivers, such as low interest rates (which […]

Artificial Intelligence –Threat or Possibility?

  As last blog post ended, I am going to dig a bit deeper into the incredible speed at which the world is learning right now and how it is learning. For every day, a smaller fraction of the world’s combined intelligence is in the brain of an animal (eg. a human, monkey or a fish), […]

Pay to be deceived?

  On weekdays we stick to digital editions of the morning papers but come weekends we splurge in paper, subscribing to the two largest newspapers in Sweden. Every now and then we try to decide on one of them but my husband wants his Fredrik Strage chronicles in Dagens Nyheter, and I, believe it or not, […]

Lady Gaga takes innovation to avant-garde levels

  How offers become almost impossible to copy WHAT ARE YOU SELLING? By understanding what you are actually selling, you can find your unique abilities and become sustainably competitive. Sitting on the plane home from Monaco and have just, together with some Bearing colleagues, run our innovation management program at Monaco’s business school and the MBA program of Luxury Goods. […]

Leader in coming week´s Innovation Special Report published in the Swedish Business magazine Dagens Industri

  What´s happening now will have a greater impact on us than the innovation of the railway! When I talk about the ongoing globalization I talk about it as a series of waves, and right now, I´d say, we are in the midst of the third globalization wave. This third globalization wave is powered by three […]

Will VR disrupt Reality?

  David Roberts, former Special Agent and Singularity University faculty member, made an interesting example of possible disruption, when comparing the steady, linear improvement of how we experience reality, with the exponential improvements of VR systems, and tools. Reality is improved by better glasses, better prosthesis, and better smartphones helping us improve our daily lives. […]