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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

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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Be bold for change: A call to action for leaders and for business

The theme for International Women’s Day rallies us to forge a better working world. Showing courage, says Kate Eriksson, is also what’s demanded of large businesses that want to thrive.

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Turning toys into solutions

Understanding customer behaviour will turn toys into solutions

Technology designed without behavioural insight is a gimmick – not a business solution. Will Kingston explains how behavioural science can drive innovation.

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mental health innovation

The secret link between innovation and wellbeing

To stay competitive, organisations must adapt to change like never before. Kate Eriksson argues that, by focusing on improving the mental health and experience of employees, companies could be opening a door to firm-wide innovation.

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Innovation, design thinking, agile… where are they now?

As buzzwords, they’ve left no business untouched. How are design thinking, innovation and agile development performing these days? Kate Eriksson looks at how the business community has worked with these concepts over time.

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