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Improving Safety in Extreme Work Environments through IoT

Sustainability is a widely known concept. However, finding a balance for its three main pillars (society, economy, and environment) is not easy. Society demands that companies respect and protect the environment while generating benefit, improving the country’s economy and respecting every member of society. 

2020-01-14T12:25:11-08:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: News, Open Innovation|Tags: , , |

How Is Digital Innovation Changing Marketing?

In 2013, Adobe conducted a comprehensive research study and found that 76% of marketers believe that marketing changed more in the past 2 years than in the previous 50. Digital technologies were changing rapidly, impacting how marketers build their strategies and market to their audiences. Today, fast digital innovation has been replaced with the strategic implementation of new technologies in marketing.

How AI will Help us to Diagnose Disease Faster and More Accurately

Chinese internet-based technology and cultural enterprise Tencent is using AI innovations in medical imaging and data mining to provide better, faster, more comprehensive diagnoses. In this extract from the GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2019, Tencent’s Founder and Chief Executive Ma Huateng looks at the revolutionary impact of AI and big data in China’s healthcare service.

2019-12-03T17:39:09-08:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

Four Ways Data is Improving Healthcare

Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2019. This article is part of a series about the power of innovation to solve social and economic challenges. Stories and statistics are drawn from the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Global Innovation Index 2019.

2019-12-03T17:29:38-08:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with You, Part 5: ‘Money’s too Tight to Mention’

This article is the fifth in a series which takes an in-depth look at how the changes brought about by the advent of the 4th Industrial Revolution are playing out on the world stage and how these changes are literally revolutionising the way things are done both at home and in the workplace.

2019-12-05T07:03:33-08:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Trend Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

The 3 C’s: Complex Problem Solving, Creativity and Critical Thinking – Core Soft Skills Required in the Workplace of the 4th Industrial Revolution

The next in our series on the 4th Industrial Revolution, from the Business Optimization Training Institute (BOTI). Start with Part I here.

6 Future-focused Ways Technology Will Affect Customer Service

For as long as businesses have existed, so has customer service. With each advance in technology, it appears the way organisations deliver customer service has evolved. Similarly, customers themselves have grown to expect faster responses, at almost all times of day. 

2019-12-17T05:44:11-08:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Trend Alert|Tags: , , , , , , |

Running = Innovation (Learning from Personal Record in Berlin Marathon)

Prof. dr. Stefan Stremersch had an epiphany while running his personal record time in the Berlin Marathon. Running is innovation. Running needs innovation, for example when it comes to new solutions for improving endurance running equipment. In this article he talks about big brands such as Nike and Asics and why are they are (un)successful. But innovation also needs running: running teaches you characteristics that are needed to make innovation into a success. Read prof. dr. Stefan Stremersch his view on this below.