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5 Big Questions on Innovation

Helen Simpson, Head of Innovation, Ikabo

Helen Simpson
Head of Innovation at Ikabo

Helen Simpson is Head of Innovation at Ikabo an online collaboration and innovation platform based in Australia. Helen holds a joint honours degree in Business finance and economics and a postgraduate diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has undertaken extensive training in creativity ...
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The Navis Business Bellwether

The global maritime industry is cautiously optimistic about the global business environment for world trade, but also concerned about the potential impact of trade tensions, cyber security, fuel costs and other headwinds to industry recovery. More »

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Doing More With Data

Discovering Data-Accelerated Revenue Traction

To elevate customer experience, the three critical functions as it relates to customer engagement: marketing, commerce and supply chain, must work together to elevate data strategies. More »

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Gain the Ability for Cloud Agility

Assessing Enterprise Capacity to Embrace a Multi-Cloud Strategy

While enterprises around the world adopt a “cloud-first” technology strategy, significant challenges still stand in the way of realizing the full potential of the cloud. This study highlights both the huge advantages and significant obstacles they face. More »

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When Technology Needs to be Tougher

The Push to Embed Durability in Every Design

The growing proliferation of mobile computing and wireless communications in every aspect of industrial life, including the advent of IoT-enabled connected machines and devices, is creating a growing need for ruggedized computing solutions that can stand up to the toughest and most harsh operating conditions. More »

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Parental Burnout Barometer

The Incidence of Weary + Worn Out Parents in America

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Gain the Ability for Cloud Agility

Assessing Enterprise Capacity to Embrace a Multi-Cloud Strategy

The move to next-generation IT operating models, featuring public, private and hybrid clouds, has begun in earnest in many enterprises globally. The advantages of the cloud are robust. Yet, the move to the cloud is also creating new layers of complexity and concern for executive management teams and their IT...

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Competitive Gain In The Ocean Supply Chain

Innovation That’s Driving Maritime Operational Transformation

The Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain is a thought leadership initiative that explores the impact of connectedness on operational effectiveness in the maritime industry. It aims to address the economic challenges and requirements for improved efficiency and productivity throughout the ocean supply chain...

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How the Vine of Complexity Strangles Innovation

By Jesse Newton

As organizations grow in size they often become complex, complicated messes. More and more structures, middle managers, coordinating functions, metrics, reports, and templates are added to enable control and transparency of performance across the expanding web of sub-businesses. This incrementally increases complexity within a business and... More »

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To Keep Your Business Relevant, Look to the Fringes

By Allen Adamson

How is it possible to continually evolve at a pace that keeps you ahead of the curve? Why do some organizations continually evolve to meet the times, and others struggle to keep up? Among the key factors that separate the winners from the laggards are the ability to see what’s in the road ahead and the wherewithal to react... More »

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Pivotal Practices for Leading Innovation

By Amiel Handelsman

Listening like a master and seeing patterns: The two pivotal practices for leading innovation. Leading innovation requires a distinct set of learnable skills. These skills, often hidden from view, are instrumental to developing the culture, people, and structures needed to innovate. Amiel Handelsman describes how to elevate your game from... More »

Securing the Future of a Smart World

Every holiday season GlobalFluency, the CMO Council and the BPI Network highlight a cause that is working to brighten the world. This year, we’d like to introduce you to Play Rugby USA (www.playrugbyusa.com), an award winning social change program dedicated to empowering and developing at-risk youth through the game of rugby.

Play Rugby USA runs inspirational, team-building programs that help disadvantaged inner city kids and teens develop physically and emotionally. Thousands are learning to tackle life’s challenges and improving their self-concept and confidence by playing one of the world’s most demanding sports.

But as with all great causes, Play Rugby USA cannot impact young lives without financial assistance. As you look to spread cheer this holiday season, please consider supporting this innovative initiative to build wellness and self-worth among youth in marginalized inner city communities. www.playrugbyusa.com