Front end of Innovation conference report

‘Innovation managers have to be politically savvy street-fighters’ — notes from the Front End of Innovation

I’m suffering from information overload right now, having spent most of last week at the Front… Read more →

Innovation Conversations - Nicola Millson

Innovation Conversations #8 — Nicola Millson, Innovation Consultant

Talking to Nicola was a pleasure as it brought up a topic I hadn’t thought… Read more →

Cecilia Unlimited Film

Making innovation programmes a success – Solverboard film

I made a film with Solverboard recently – drawing on my role as Head of… Read more →

Hand holding phone showing staircases - Innovation Conversation with Julie Dodd of Parkinson's UK

Innovation Conversations #7 – Julie Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation and Communication, Parkinson’s UK

Talking to Julie was inspiring — not just because Parkinson’s UK is a great example of an… Read more →

Culture, failure and strategy – what I learned at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit with Solverboard

Sometimes, you go to a conference and it turns out that almost all the speakers… Read more →

Innovation Conversations #6 – Michelle Hawkins, Head of Futures, Virgin Care

This was a great conversation — I met Michelle by chance at an event hosted by the… Read more →

Innovation Conversation 5 - Simon Jones, Head of Innovation, Team Sky

Innovation Conversations #5 – Simon Jones, Head of Innovation, Team Sky

If there’s one organisation whose name is a byword for innovation right now, it’s probably… Read more →

A bathing ape - Innovation Conversation with Mark Shayler of Ape Studios

Innovation Conversations #4 – Mark Shayler, Innovation and Environmental Consultant

Mark is an innovation consultant, founder of Ape Studios and the Do Lectures, a visiting… Read more →

Laptop, glasses and mouse: Innovation Conversations from Cecilia Unlimited - Peter Fullagar, Kinneir Dufort

Innovation Conversations #3 – Peter Fullagar, Head of Innovation, Kinneir Dufort

This was a fascinating conversation, and a long one as Peter was hugely generous with… Read more →

boy in VR headset - Innovation Conversation with Annika Small

Innovation Conversations #2: Annika Small, co-founder, CAST

I worked with Annika Small back in 2007, when she was CEO of Futurelab, and… Read more →

Innovation Conversations at Cecilia Unlimited

Innovation Conversations #1: Lorenzo Wood, Chief Innovation Officer, DigitasLBi

Innovation is having a moment – everyone is frantically pursuing it, from governments who think… Read more →

Data streams to illustrate post about big data on Cecilia Unlimited blog

Small data, or just far away?

(This is a longer post – probably around 5 minutes to read, so do settle in… Read more →