All roads lead to the Lisbon Web Summit

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago

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Almost 45 thousand tech enthusiasts, from over 150 countries, are attending the Lisbon Web Summit, taking place in Lisbon, from 7 to 10 November. Exago’s team is also here, to learn about the latest trends and share insights with leaders … Read More

Open innovation and the fight for your audience

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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Apple, Lego, Philips, Samsung, IBM, GSK and, most recently, Tata Steel, among many others – all have adopted open innovation initiatives to expand their organisations’ horizons. You’ll likely need to do this, too, since competitive advantages enjoy shorter lives. As … Read More

Incremental innovation, the nonstop evolution

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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IPhone at Apple, Gmail at Google: these are the results of incremental innovation – of structures, features and processes improvement – typically involving larger numbers of people in these efforts. Thomas Edison, though usually considered an inventor, was in truth … Read More

How innovation has become everyone’s job

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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We just cannot understand the evolution of idea management metrics without understanding first the evolution of innovation in the corporate world. What was considered an ‘innovation’ in the 50s, in the 70s? And how did we gauge its results?

How can you measure innovation management?

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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Innovation has left the secluded islands and frosted glass towers of research and development (R&D) departments, reaching all corners of organisations – even going beyond innovation management’s traditional frontiers. As it grows in both potential and intensity, how can we … Read More

The new threshold of corporate revolution

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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First, technological revolutions changed operating models. Next day, reorganised business models. The third wave is now forcing management models to evolve. Tomorrow’s success stories will be those of companies whose DNA and best practices enable them to transform their different … Read More

How to build and train your internal army of innovators

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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We’ve seen how collaboration and collective intelligence are key to shaping your company’s future. Since you’ve not been given an army of trained consultants, you need to find creative ways to build your own. Ongoing training programmes that ‘produce’ innovation … Read More

A vision for the future of work

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

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We’ve seen how transformations at work, in the markets and in our own society are propelling the reivention of business culture and innovation models. From our experience in Exago, we believe that companies ensuring their tomorrow are those in which: … Read More

And at work, what is changing?

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We’ve seen that managers cannot overlook evidence that existing models won’t be enough to cope with the uncertainties of the future in the business world. Specifically in the working environment, new movements are pushing companies to break away with obsolete … Read More

The future of work and the transformation from within

Cristina BastosInsights

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Which companies are ensuring their place in the future? Definitely not those sticking to conventional models in work organisation or in structuring and running their businesses. As evolution teaches, the ability to adapt to environmental changes, such as the ones … Read More