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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.

Yuppiechef: Starting to sizzle nicely

Often referred to as SA’s e-commerce pioneer, Yuppiechef has over the past few months started shipping culinary gadgets into eight more countries, including Kenya and the United Arab Emirates.
03 AUGUST 2014

Chris Anderson: Why community-driven companies always win

Chris Anderson discusses the role of communities in driving innovation, and examines how companies that are accustomed to operating in traditional ways can harness this disruptive force.
29 JUNE 2014

What’s driving Tesla’s open source gambit?

Should a car be treated like a piece of software? That is essentially what Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has done.
29 JUNE 2014

The search is on for SA’s most exceptional inventors

Calling all talented South African inventors – enter your invention / discovery / design / creation / model / prototype in the 2nd annual Inventors’ Garage Competition and stand a chance to win a share of R25 000!
13 JUNE 2014

Innovation 101 for CFOs

Although accounting regulations limit some finance innovations, there's still so much that can be done. Innovations in the finance function may include novel ways to close the books faster or new sources from which to raise capital.