strategic innovation & design

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Creating Shared Value through Social Purpose

business models & platforms culture & capability shared value & ecosystems

Creating Shared Value through Social Purpose

Much has been written about the need to review the capitalist models and the need to shift to ‘profit with purpose’ models that create ‘shared value’. Yet the rationale for creating shared value (CSV) is sometimes poorly understood, and it's important to distinguish it from corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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Blockchain - Trust, Transparency & Shared Value in Global Networks

business models & platforms digital & 4IR technologies value creation

Blockchain - Trust, Transparency & Shared Value in Global Networks

In a digital, globalised world, with all the concomitant concerns of authenticity, biosecurity, financial security and money laundering, blockchain technologies are set to enable rapid, cost effective identity management, asset tracking, compliance and certainty of transaction completion.

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Smart Connected Products and Devices Generating the Data of the Revolution

business models & platforms digital & 4IR technologies strategy

Smart Connected Products and Devices Generating the Data of the Revolution

The ‘big data’ generated by smart connected products is business’ new core asset, and capability in analytics the key to unlocking trapped value from the aggregation of multiple data sources within new data lakes. For those who move quickly, there is the opportunity to significantly expand their current industry boundaries.

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Innovation from Business Design to Product Offering and Customer Experience

business models & platforms customer experience value creation value propositions

Innovation from Business Design to Product Offering and Customer Experience

Mention innovation to most people and, invariably, their thoughts will turn to the product offering. Yet opportunities for innovation can occur though throughout the value chain - starting 'backstage', within organisations' business design, right through to 'onstage', addressing customers' experience of the products.

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Distinguishing Disruptive and Sustaining Innovation

business models & platforms digital & 4IR technologies strategic foresight strategy

Distinguishing Disruptive and Sustaining Innovation

An organisation's capability to understand and anticipate disruption is critical. Success can be achieved through being either a leader or a follower when it comes to delivering sustaining innovation, but first mover advantage is undeniable at that point when the basis of competition turns, when disruption occurs.

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