Innovation
Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

There is plenty of interest in social innovation … and while we hear a lot about it (like most forms of innovation), we see precious little in terms of action or movement. We also hear a lot about hackathons and innovation programs, yet see talent, ideas,...
Hacking Data to Solve Social Challenges

Hacking Data to Solve Social Challenges

They say that “data is the new oil” – that it is becoming the world’s most valuable resource. For years, policy makers have been capturing data and using it to make decisions – that’s the concept behind the Census. More recently, businesses and social...
Siemens #Digitalize2017 Conference Recap

Siemens #Digitalize2017 Conference Recap

The Siemens #Digitalize2017 Conference was held in Sydney on 30 August 2017, attracting over 400 people from across the Siemens client and partner base. The key themes included electrification – automation – digitalisation, but conversations and workshops...
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....
Technology is No Silver Bullet for Digital Leadership

Technology is No Silver Bullet for Digital Leadership

I know what it’s like. Time is precious and deadlines are short. The KPIs that you signed up to last year loom ahead like an unscalable Everest of corporate expectation, and everywhere you look there’s an issue. A problem. Someone else not doing their job. But then,...