12 Commandments of Innovation for Australian Business

Like many brands, InnoFuture, Future Powered by Innovation, started with a Leader’s Vision. This Vision was to create a world-class business innovation conference that would transform the future of Australian businesses through best knowledge, inspiration and connecting people with ideas and resources. Success of this vision can be measure on three levels: it created a[…]

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Cloud Security Made Cool and Still an Exclusive Club

When a company is able to provide unlimited and awesome technical support 24/7 at no cost, so that their customers can safely open any email in the inbox, and give their team peace of mind and a shot at productivity, it only means one thing. Passion for deploying rock-solid technology! One quiet Australian achiever, MailGuard,[…]

What is Business Platform Innovation

How often do we see a case of Business Platform Innovation, the most powerful way of driving competitive growth, unfold before our eyes! Nearly three years ago I wrote an article “10 Ways to Innovate in Business”. It highlighted the fact that R&D-based product innovation is only one the toughest of at least ten ways of[…]

CEO In The Age of Social. Don’t Manage the Media – Manage the Message.

Today, every CEO needs to get amplified and personally turn up the volume of the Business Brand to claim market leadership. We live in the “different” times when it comes to Brand Leadership. Just as we discovered that innovation is not the domain of one person or department, or even a business on its own;[…]

Getting ROI on Innovation – US Airlines Lead in Profitability

Spotted by www.trendwatching.com this is an example of kick-ass innovations using Social Media to engage and create value for Customers. Delta Airlines is again one of the most profitable airlines in the world (several US airlines have made a turnaround, but that’s another story). This may be gimmicky but in the age of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’[…]

How to make a Competitive Impact.

But the multi-million-dollar question is “What impact will we make?”http://rpk-tramplin.ru Here is a ‘five plus one’ take on this question! Top 5 Challenges Leaders Can Control: Most businesses in Australia struggle with five strategic challenges over which they DO have control: ONE SOLUTION: There is one answer to all these challenges. Every business needs to[…]

Breaking BAD – InnoFuture

If you are tired of the bad news about Australian economy and Government, consider that we may be just focusing on the wrong thing.  Here is THE solution.ceoec.ru I’ve been listening to the noise from the global village… selectively, of course, and: If all this doesn’t make you think “Australia, what about me?”, here is[…]

Hybridized Market Re-positioning

“Nothing’s new under the sun” or is there?  Science has now analysed all existing matter into countless, smallest elements. What’s left and is hidden in plain sight? Synthesis! Innovation happens at intersections. Borrowing from your competitors is fraught with risk. It is illegal and at best makes you an imitator. However, you can steal from[…]

Innovation in an “Old” Industry

Today I saw a product proudly displayed in the center of a busy shop. I saw people picking it up, oohing and aahing over it, and some even putting it in their baskets. When I picked up on of the items, I was very confused to see that is was mass-printed hardcover copies of classic[…]