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by Aaron Slater 4 min read

Ex-R&D Director for an international technology company, Paul Northey, shares the challenges he faced trying to transform company culture in accepting failure as a positive means of measuring innovation success …

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by Charlie Widdows 1 min read

We’re surveying innovation leaders for our second annual report. What derails innovation in your organisation? If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about …

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by Charlie Widdows 6 min read

Structuring the idea generation and development process to help innovation flourish is a real challenge. In this post, Aimee Skinner at Bristol Water shares their unique approach. According to our …

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by Charlie Widdows 4 min read

Why do crises improve our ability and willingness to collaborate and innovate? And what can innovation practitioners learn from this situation? Experienced trainer and consultant Rob Sheffield shares his thoughts …

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by Aaron Slater 4 min read

We caught up Jane Ginnever, a change management expert, to find out how innovation leaders can help organisations embrace change – during the Coronavirus crisis and beyond. “If we can’t …

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by Charlie Widdows 6 min read

It can be tough to embrace change – whether that means innovative ideas, new ways of working or sudden business disruption As we revealed in our Innovation Blockers report, introducing …

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by Charlie Widdows 2 min read

Leading change can be a challenge for even the most accomplished CEOs. Yet it is a role that innovation managers take on every day. For many, they are working in …

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by Phil Atherton 3 min read

Proving the value of innovation isn’t easy. So we’re starting a conversation about getting better at measuring the work we all do. How can you prove the value of innovation …

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by Jessie Wilde 2 min read

Jessie Wilde is Deputy Project Director at Bristol Housing Festival. Here Jessie shares what she’s learnt from leading the country’s first real life testing ground for housing innovation. I have …

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by Charlie Widdows 3 min read

We asked you to tell us your top innovation challenges, then we asked four innovation experts for their solutions. Read on to find out what they said. Building a useful …

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by Phil Atherton 2 min read

We've made it! We’re excited to invite the first organisations to use Solverboard – the new platform for enterprise innovators. Research from McKinsey has shown that more than 90% of …

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by James Snelgrove 2 min read

The Innovation Programme Manager for Bristol Energy shares his experiences of delivering innovation projects with the One City Plan and what blocks him from innovating better. While at Bristol City …

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