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Stories as a crucial part of your innovation process, part 1: culture

When I talk to people about using stories as part of the innovation process, I… Read more →

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No pointless innovation here: the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre’s Annual Showcase

I often get cross about what seems to me, anyway, to be pointless innovation. Those… Read more →

energy image - glowing rings - article about UX writing

It was all going so well…..why you shouldn’t mix up your functional and promotional content

I’m writing a style guide for a client right now. Every time I write another… Read more →

Hand and a circle - Language in the Age of Machines by Cecilia Unlimited

Alexa, can you get funky? Language in the age of machines

According to the email that dropped into my inbox just now, Alexa knows how to… Read more →

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Why I’m far more scared of other humans than I am of Skynet

This week, the House of Lords AI Select Committee brought out their report on artificial… Read more →

When is a failure not a failure? Why we need to stop using the f-word - Image by Tash Willcocks, Hyper Island

When is a failure not a failure? Why we need to stop using the f-word

I’ve just come back from the IRM Innovation, Business Change and Technology conference, where Solverboard… Read more →

14 kinds of love - article by Tim Lomas, University of East Anglia

How I discovered there are (at least) 14 different kinds of love by analysing the world’s languages

A grand monument to love. amira_a/Flickr, CC BY Tim Lomas, University of East London No… Read more →

Conversation #14 — Julian Birkinshaw, Professor, London Business School

Conversation #14 — Julian Birkinshaw, Professor, London Business School

Julian Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. His particular field… Read more →

The Future of Work

The future of work

As part of my role as Solverboard’s Head of Innovation Practice, I’ve been thinking a… Read more →

Imagine an organisation where anything is possible – and then make it so

I wrote this piece for Solverboard recently as part of a Times supplement on Enterprise Agility,… Read more →

Conversation #13 — Rowan Conway, Director of Innovation and Development, RSA

Conversation #13 — Rowan Conway, Director of Innovation and Development, RSA

I joined the RSA a few years ago after I came across their work project… Read more →

Six years of 6Heads – the better angels of our nature

Monday nights are often pretty dull, especially at this time of year – it’s dark… Read more →