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15 MAY 2015

South Africa’s top inventions that went global

South Africa is never top of the list when people think of inventions, but perhaps that is because they don’t know we have some pretty heavy-hitting inventions used around the world, writes Toby Shapshak.
04 MAY 2015

How big ideas are built

Companies often ask themselves why their innovation efforts seem to produce so few truly game-changing ideas.
24 FEBRUARY 2015

Two leaders unite to boost innovation in Africa

The MTN Group and the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) have announced a major new partnership to boost sustainable innovation in Africa.
24 FEBRUARY 2015

Innovators in waiting

To tap into the wellspring of human ingenuity and crank up the innovation capacity of our society, we need to make different choices, starting with what we teach our children.
24 FEBRUARY 2015

Eskom crisis creates new opportunities for businesses

During times of crisis, the time for fresh thinking and business model innovation is ripe, says expert at UCT Graduate School of Business.
10 JANUARY 2015

3 must do’s for breakthrough innovation

Companies can no longer hope to significantly grow revenues by coming up with a slightly improved version of the same old thing and then selling it to the same old customers through the same old channels in the same old way.
30 OCTOBER 2014

The no. 1 challenge to innovation

The biggest challenge to innovation is not how to generate new ideas and opportunities. It’s how to make innovation a deeply embedded capability in the organisation.
30 OCTOBER 2014

What makes your ideas succeed?

Michael Bikard has conducted the first twin studies of new knowledge, looking at how and why some ideas succeed and others fail.
30 OCTOBER 2014

The Social Entrepreneurship Festival of Ideas competition

Do you have an idea that addresses a social or environmental problem? Do you have what it takes to pitch it to a panel of experts and live audience? Then enter the Social Entrepreneurship Festival of Ideas competition now.

3M: Innovation Legacy

Ismail Mapara, Managing Director of 3M South Africa and SADC, takes us through 3M's legacy of innovation in Africa.