Last week I spent a few days in Dublin, which has become the European capital of IT and social media companies with Google’s European head quarter and Facebook just around the corner from each other. One of the high points of the trip was to experience the famous Google culture and see what the fuzz… Continue reading Welcome to the Go-go land
This month I attended an online conference about innovation. It was organized by Pipeline on a virtual exhibition platform. I have to say that this was a great way to listen to various seminars, network and wander the exhibition hall at your own time and from the comfort of your office. One could participate through… Continue reading Does your CEO want to make history?
A week ago I went to a High School reunion, good fun meeting people I have not seen since last reunion. After the dinner I had a good discussion with a guy that had worked for a VC company for many years. We discussed DD processes and all the pitfalls investors might fall into, since… Continue reading Innovation Navigator for Venture Capital firms
The hunt for talent is today a harsh reality for most executives, which have been one of the topics covered in previous blog posts. To work strategically with Talent Management – to attract, retain and develop, has become imperative to be in the forefront of your competitors. It is all about getting the right people… Continue reading Unique seminars about how to attract the best talents
If an organization is aiming to be innovative and at the forefront, its Innovation and HR strategies should be integrated to ensure development and progress. Short-term as well as long-term. Changed conditions for competitiveness Today, most companies live in a reality characterized by rapid changes in all from demand to technological solutions. Recently, there was… Continue reading Innovation Starts with the People
MORE ACTION Sweden and Scandinavia is innovating with a goal-oriented leadership and open environments. That is good, but to maximize the innovation power Sweden and the Scandinavian countries need to add a little bit of MacGyver. For some time, we have measured and evaluated a large number of companies’ and organizations’ innovation ability with a… Continue reading Elevate Sweden and Scandinavia with Lean Startups
How offers become almost impossible to copy WHAT ARE YOU SELLING? By understanding what you are actually selling, you can find your unique abilities and become sustainably competitive. Sitting on the plane home from Monaco and have just, together with some Bearing colleagues, run our innovation management program at Monaco’s business school and the MBA program… Continue reading Lady Gaga takes innovation to avant-garde levels
Just entered my seat at the 4th International IMP³rove Roundtable in Stockholm andAndreas Uhmeier – Head of Business Unit for Innovation at ALMI is giving the welcome speech. It will be exiting to listen, as a lot of EU Innovation experts are present. Later today the Innovation Radar will be presented which is parallel initiative to the Innovation Navigator, a… Continue reading IMP3rove Seminar in Stockholm – live report
INNOVATED INNOVATION Constant, incremental innovation of products or services has become a hygiene factor. This innovation is often easy to copy and consequently it does not create any strategic values. So how are strategic values being created today? Already in 1975, Kodak developed their first digital camera but did not dare to challenge their business… Continue reading Values are created on the outer edges – The reason for Kodak’s bankruptcy
Have a look at Bearings latest breakfast seminar in innovation management in the capital of Sweden. Click here to open the site of six movies.