Vucedol – New Growth From Ancient Culture

After Croatian accession to the EU in July 2013, the goal of achieving good growth rates and sustainable development, as well as reduction in income differences as compared to the EU average, will require overcoming socio-economic challenges, such as building a stable and competitive economy, positive demographic, lower socio-economic differences, a successful environmental policy, promoting… Continue reading Vucedol – New Growth From Ancient Culture

Top Emerging Technologies of 2015

The World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies, based on the collaborative expertise of the Forum’s communities, identified the most important recent technological trends. The purpose of doing so is to raise awareness of their potential and contribute to closing the gaps in investment, regulation and public understanding that so often thwart progress. The 2015… Continue reading Top Emerging Technologies of 2015

The Engineer of Original Apple Mouse

Jim Yurchenco was a creator of  the Original  Apple  Mouse, which was significant in that it was the first mouse ever used by regular people. I would like to recommend these short video, to discover some great lessons from the masters of Design Thinking.

Business Networking

Last week I have attended an interesting networking event organised by Founders Alliance in Stockholm. Founders Alliance, largely formed by Sweden’s most influential and experienced businessmen, aims to increase opportunities for Swedish entrepreneurs that enable growing and building sustainable companies through access to the necessary resources, inspiration and individuals in the network. Founders Alliance is… Continue reading Business Networking

Change by Design

I am a huge fan of design thinking concept, and as described in one of my previous posts, this  increasingly popular trend in business, helps in meeting challenges, solving realistic and complex problems and finding desirable solutions by combining creative and critical thinking that allows information and ideas to be organized, decisions to be made, situations to… Continue reading Change by Design

Women of 2014

It is almost the end of a year,  and a  good time to reflect on the achievements of the past year. I have just read a very interesting article in FT Magazine which is a great  celebration of the extraordinary women who have made their mark — as leaders, campaigners and fighters — in 2014.… Continue reading Women of 2014

Open Innovation

Innovation is a key to the future.  To manage innovation companies judge projects on their technical and business merits,  on ever stricter criteria. This is  a ruthless process, in which many great ideas are generated at first,  then nurtured then in many cases… abandoned. Only a limited number of projects finally emerge from the project… Continue reading Open Innovation