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Co-creating volume 3

Innovators are always saying that they want to make the world a better place, so why isn’t it any better? The answer may shock you.

Unlearning Is the New Learning

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

The Constancy of Change and the Path to Continuous Value Creation

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

Managing Change Despite Uncertainty

UPACS starts with the understanding that an organization is not a monolith. It consists of interconnected sets of humans.

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

Can We End of Poverty in a Decade?

There’s no question that our species has the resources to provide a decent life for all 7.6 billion who call this planet home

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovations that survive are most often those that are supported by an organizational culture that plans innovation strategically and maintains a portfolio of ideas that function well in relation to each other.

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

Set your direction with a clear strategy for disruptive technology driven by Artificial Intelligence

Recommendation engines force organisations to fundamentally rethink

The single most important algorithmic distinction between “born digital” enterprises and legacy companies is not their people

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Not long ago one of my clients, a very skilled former top consultant, now a seasoned industry leader, asked for “AI for Dummies”.

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.

Magnus Penker

CEO & President, Director-Level Consultant

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 Business Innovation Volume 1-5”...

Martin Hultqvist

COO, CFO & Director-Level

Establish a culture of innovation – Executive workshop with SACC Chicago

April 26, 2018
Innovation 360 Group and SACC Chicago proudly invite you to attend an insightful talk and workshop on...

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...

Jens Nilsson

Program Director Licensed Practitioners & Director Level Consultant

How B2B2C Drives Digitalization and the Innovation of New Business Models

In the 1990's, chess was often brought in as a useful tool for talking about advanced business concepts. Strategic vision was superimposed on an eight-by-eight block to determine how much time, space and material were required to successfully...

InnovationIQ – Score your Innovation readiness

Prepare to regularly revitalise your core value proposition through internal and external innovation. This is more than just an ideal

How innovative is your organisation in comparison with the rest of your industry?...

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. This provides an overview of the business environment and could help predict how global economies will evolve over the upcoming decades . For 2016, the Global Innovation Index found that Switzerland and Sweden are the first and second most innovative countries on the planet, respectively ...

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 ...

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. In times when the market dynamics, technology development, and diffusion are faster than ever, it is a natural question. So let´s dig into some key findings and see what we can learn...

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 just built the largest 360-database

Innovation in all aspects – the Key to Swedish Tech Success

After Silicon Valley, Stockholm produces the highest number of so called “unicorns” per capita. With a population of just one million people Stockholm has given birth over recent years to Skype, Spotify, Klarna and recently the gaming world has been focused on Stockholm with the $2.5b acquisition of Mojang (makers of Minecraft) and Activisions $5.9b […]

Four Innovation Paradoxes driving disruption

There are a number of well-documented key drivers for innovation and global disruption, as discussed in this blog. Historically

Four disruptive threats to Nordic businesses: And how to meet them through innovating

We are probably in the middle of the biggest disruptive change in the market since industrialization. The market structure, its nature and the key success factors are undergoing a shift where hypercompetition is putting many of today’s businesses at risk of exclusion from the market. The main causes are increasingly rapid digitization and automation at […]

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 Business Prototyping Fact Sheet v1.0 here or read more […]

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, the […]

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 are […]

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 distinct […]

Launch of the worlds first free online based innovation measurement

We are very proud to officially launch the InnoSurvey online. The worlds first free, and probably most comprehensive, innovation measurement. Get a free comprehensive innovation measurement report with evidence based advice on how to sharpen your Innovation Capability. It´s just a click away and probably the most valuable half hour you can spend if you […]

The swedish IT-kanalen and IT24 write about us

The swedish home electronic retail magazine IT-Kanalen write about our start, please read the article here. The leading swedish IT site give their perspective on our start. Read the article here.

New trend watcher for the swedish computer association

Today it was launched that Magnus Penker, founding partner at Innovation 360 Group, was appointed as trend watcher for the swedish computer association. Read more here.

Nässjö conference in innovation and logistics

On Tuesday 4 November 2014, international experts in Change Management, Innovation, Supply Chain Management and Lean meet up at Träcentrum in Nässjö (Sweden). Together with the regional companies and entrepreneurs they shared and developed in depth knowledge about how to develop and innovate business models, supply and production. Read more about the program here and more about Magnus […]

Help us building the largest Nordic innovation database in the history…

Participate in the most advanced and deepest innovation survey made in the Nordic history. In return you will get an extensive and executive innovation report analyzing the innovation capability of the Nordic players from small disruptive and lean start ups to large corporations. The report will be sent out when we reached our Big Hairy Audacious Goal of building the largest and […]