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Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a new initiative which will allow its global staff to spend up to 10 days per-year working on innovation projects. The new Innovation 10 initiative will support staff to work on projects that find new and innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the firm

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Only 25 per cent of Australian organisations have innovation as a core value according to a new workplace innovation index. The index, commissioned on behalf of Ricoh StollzNow Research studied the challenges Australian organisations face through driving innovation and adapting to change. From that survey, 40 per cent of businesses

When it comes to travel and technology, one does not exist without the other, according to Drew Bowering, senior director – market management at Expedia. Bowering said the way Expedia approaches innovation from a technological mindset is through the “framework of innovation”. Leadership Webinar: Which-50’s 2019 Outlook and Business Transformation

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Companies are beginning to harness an innovation culture from within their organisations according to Pamela Maynard, president, product and innovation at Avanade. In a recent interview with Which-50 she said, “[Companies are] looking to harness ideas, creating space within their employee base to allow their employees to surface ideas and

Organisations struggle to see innovative ideas all the way through to commercial successes, while at the same time they are unable to kill off poorly performing initiatives according to the authors of the Harvey Nash 2019 Technology Survey. And the bigger the company, the worse they are at innovation. The authors

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Facing a future filled with uncertainty, businesses know they need to transform but building the workforce required to  realise that goal is an ongoing challenge. According to Mercer’s Talent Trends Global Report, when it comes innovation, 96 per cent of companies are planning organisation redesign, yet only 18 per cent

AI, machine learning, IoT and blockchain have the potential to transform businesses. But if technology is to fulfil that potential, it must be on the agenda of the entire C-suite. That’s the view of Geoff Wenborn, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at People’s Choice Credit Union — an organisation currently

Culture is “critical” for innovation and organisations are increasingly adopting new business models to foster it, according to Deloitte partner, Bradley Burt. However, many executives still misperceive innovation and the associated technology, he said. Intelligent enterprises effectively use their data assets to achieve their desired outcomes faster – and with

From the outside in, it’s easy to imagine mining as an industry anchored in the past. After all, it’s essentially about digging material out of the ground and getting it off to the customer at the lowest possible cost. However, according to SAP Australia and New Zealand Executive Director, Stephen

Large and mid-sized enterprises in Australia are sleepwalking into a death zone, such is the lack of appetite and capability towards innovating.  This mindset is nothing new, but the risk of perpetuating it has reached crisis levels due to the relative ease of powerful overseas companies and also dynamic young