IKEA Goes the Full Jon Snow

IKEA Goes the Full Jon Snow

Back in 2015 I was invited to attend a secret workshop with a secret client in Denmark. Unfortunately, it was so secret, I couldn’t know who the client was. I couldn’t know where in Copenhagen I would be working. And there were no team profiles that could be shared....
Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Everywhere I look it seems like I see “yet another hackathon”. Each week, we add more and more events to our Big List of Hackathons in Australia page – far surpassing the number of events that were listed for the same time in 2016. Yet in conversations I have...

PharmHack: A Safe Space to Innovate

Ideas are the easiest part of the innovator’s journey. But not every idea is worth its weight in gold. Even if it springs ready-formed from the musings of Elon Musk. For an idea to have any currency. For it to be investible or credible there needs to be something more...
Thodey: Are Our Aspirations Bold Enough?

Thodey: Are Our Aspirations Bold Enough?

Standing with our feet in the wet sand, we know what it’s like to feel the waves embrace our ankles and then retreat, taking the sand from under us. We know how it feels to sense the joy of the water and the pull of the ocean and how safe we feel on the edge looking...
The Eight Secret Benefits of Hackathons

The Eight Secret Benefits of Hackathons

Hackathons have proven to be a great model for technology companies continue their innovation agenda. By tapping into internal teams and external developer communities, the problem solving capacity of an organisation can increase exponentially. Held usually outside of...