One of the most amazing things I have learned since helping business people over many years, is that competition with other businesses, is sometimes the start of a race to the bottom. What do I mean by that? Well if you are always checking what price others are charging, your only weapon is price and… Continue reading Creative Versus Competitive
Don’t think about the job you want to have, but the problem you want to solve. I recently attended the high school graduation of a friend’s son. It’s a fond memory we all have, and as I listened to the various dreams of the graduates, where they were headed, the careers they felt they are… Continue reading What Problem Do You Want to Solve?
Machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence that gives computer systems the ability to automatically improve and learn from experience has been making serious waves for the last few years. More recently, though, the applications for smartphones and other small screen experiences have started to take shape, driving the way millions interact with their mobile… Continue reading The Future Is Now: Machine Learning Has Arrived
This short article looks at what innovation is. Like many things, it has a different meaning to different people, businesses and markets. Indeed, the following example definitions demonstrate just how difficult it is to describe innovation. So, what is innovation? Innovation was defined by Joseph Schumpeter, the Austrian economist as: 1. The introduction of a… Continue reading Definitions of Innovation?
In another article, I outlined the corporate perspective of innovation and leadership through published survey results. From these surveys, it is clear that innovation is important to top-management and the leadership team. I have also outlined my view as to what leadership is. General Requirements – Top Management Senior managers do not generally actively encourage… Continue reading Innovation Leadership
On the surface, ions can seem boring and not very important. However, researchers and those who are experts with them understand the true value they offer. The process of ion conductance allows the process of change within ions to be understood. This includes why they change and how they change. It is quite fascinating when… Continue reading Understanding the Process of Change With Ions
It is important for an effective leader to be a visionary and possess a form of x-ray vision. This can be very challenging in the work environment that exists in today’s world, so a leader must seek out others to provide suggestions and ideas to them. It seems though that there are two types of… Continue reading ABC’s Of Leadership – X Is For X-Ray
We all know how the Internet of Things has made it possible to turn everyday devices into sources of raw data for analysis in order to generate business insight. It has also been witnessed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making analytics more productive and efficient at workplaces too. Enterprises expect much more data to be… Continue reading Implementing Artificial Intelligence at Work
Introduction When undertaking an innovation audit, the auditor often looks at five principal areas, the first of which is around the innovation strategy. This article looks at innovation strategies and why they are important. When undertaking innovation, all to often companies get their people together and tell them that they are going to be innovative.… Continue reading What Is an Innovation Strategy?