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[…]

The Difference that RODE to Global Market Leadership

In the quest to inspire and encourage global leadership ambition by Australian businesses, InnoFuture is getting inside the heads of successful small business leaders, who have taken on the world and cracked it. In the digital age we often get starstruck by the meteoric success of some online platforms and ‘celebrity geeks’. While digital innovation[…]

Federal Government Vision For The Future of Australian Manufacturing

Earlier this week I had another meeting with the Federal Government. The Ministry for Industry contacted me in response to my submission on “saving Australian manufacturing”. In January the Minister for Industry invited broad input on the subject. Yes, seven months later the Department was following up on the submission. What did I propose? In[…]

The Question of Australian Food Security

While our Government if busy cutting red and green tape, labouring over ‘policies’, and funding repetitive and redundant ‘reports’ that never see the daylight or action, Australia is entering a quiet crisis that is not quite visible yet to the general public. Yes, it’s about the looming food security crisis.   According to a story[…]

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’[…]

Tony Abbott, Joe Hockey

Conversations with Federal Government

Obviously they couldn’t communicate ‘all’ initiatives the Govt is working on.mountainsphoto.ru My response: to both ‘who are you and what are you about?’ and to the information received from the Office: 1.There is a lot of talk, a lot of policy-making, but we need to have a clarity of direction for this country. Meaning: if[…]

The Secret of Winning Business Cultures

Many businesses and organisations struggle with productivity, sales, keeping profits up, staff turnover and effective innovation. The real problem in not getting the results you want is the disconnect between Strategy and the Operations, i.e. lack of direction kahovka-service.ru In today’s business environment, it’s not enough to create job descriptions and expect people to do[…]

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[…]

Practical Uses of Non-Negotiable Principles: Better Blog Posts

As we discuss Non-Negotiable Principles (NNPs) more and more with business leaders, one of the rising questions is “what are the practical applications of these strategies?” As you may know, developing core NNPs for your organisation will help everyone on the team make better decisions more easily – leading to a more agile and innovative[…]

Top 6 Problems CEOs Face – And How You Can Overcome Them

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower In light of the free Blueprint for Productivity, Innovation, and Growth webinar next week, InnoFuture would like to share the top 6 problems facing CEOs this year, and how you can overcome[…]

Zach Tumin: What Impact Does Technology Really Have on Collaboration?

In the book, Collaborate or Perish, co-authors Zach Tumin and Bill Bratton examine the evolution of collaboration, how or if technology has changed the field, and what key ingredients are necessary for effective collaboration in the 21st century.reteks.ru Many experts claim that technology is the reason collaboration has changed so drastically, but in order for[…]