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in·no·va·tion – A creation resulting from study and/or experimentation. The act of starting something new.

dis·rup·tion – An act of delaying or interrupting continuity. An event that results in displacement or discontinuity. The act of causing disorder.

Digital change is a journey, not a destination.
It requires agility and flexibility to underpin a continually evolving business environment.

Industry Change – The ongoing economic, technological and social development of commercial business and market sectors.

All posts tagged innovation

Seeking innovation from the ground up

Seeking innovation from the ground up

Crowdsourcing ideas from staff and customers allows businesses to capitalise on a wider set of skills, knowledge and experience. Kate Eriksson examines the benefits of bottom-up innovation.

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Using science fiction to explore business innovation

Using science fiction to explore business innovation

To compete, businesses understand they need to innovate, embrace digital disruption and transform offerings. Knowing how to begin that journey is tricky. Science fiction provides an accessible starting point.

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Around the world in insurtech

Around the world in insurtech

Globally, insurtech is establishing itself in a variety of places. Australia has all the building blocks to lead in insurance innovation. What could the future hold if insurance, tech and regulators worked together?

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Balancing on the tightrope: How government can embrace innovation in a high-risk world

Balancing on the tightrope: How government can embrace innovation in a high-risk world

Government needs to innovate and experiment, but public scrutiny denies it the chance to fail fast. Here are three ways the public sector can drive change without the risk.

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How insurtech will make you love your insurer

How insurtech will make you love your insurer

In the second article of his series on insurance and technology, Nick Spooner examines the opportunities that insurtech is creating for incumbent insurers.

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Infographic: 100 years into the future

Infographic: 100 years into the future

What might the future look like? Space travel, cities under the sea and medical pods – these are just some of the wonderful things imagined for 2116.

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The insurtech effect: Insurance gets a makeover

The insurtech effect: Insurance gets a makeover

Goodbye salespeople and form-filling, hello blockchain, artificial intelligence and peer-to-peer. Insurtech is changing the face of insurance. Nick Spooner shows us what the future of cover looks like.

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Thawing the resistance to digital transformation

Thawing the resistance to digital transformation

The frozen middle of a business can put a stop to innovation and transformation. Thawing out politics, behaviours and mindsets isn’t always easy, but it can be achieved with a strategic approach.

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Creating inclusive societies with digital technology

Creating inclusive societies with digital technology

How can governments harness technology to build more inclusive societies and economies? That was the discussion at a gathering of global policymakers and industry leaders. Gulandam Khan reports from the OECD Forum in Paris.

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PwC innovation Benchmark

Report: Innovation insights from around the world, 2017

We surveyed over a thousand global business executives to explore their approach to innovation. Kate Eriksson shares five trends uncovered by PwC’s Innovation Benchmark report.

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