Mitigating Risk in Corporate Innovation

Interview with Mark Cohen, CTO, Domain.com.au  by Annette Dockerty. Domain, the property brand of Fairfax Media, is seen as the growth engine for the media organisation, figures for 2015 include 37% digital advertising revenue growth and 38% growth of revenue from Domain.com.au. In this interview with Domain CTO Mark Cohen, we explore how he addresses the challenges in…

How leading organisations innovate [Case Studies]

Insights from the Public Sector Innovation Awards Hargraves Study Tours for Finalists They say what goes on tour, stays on tour. But not when the tour is arranged by Hargraves to promote collaboration and shared insights across diverse sectors and industries. The following case studies were written for Hargraves by Adam Costantini, Contract Management Officer,…

Innovation @ Hewlett Packard Enterprise [Case Study]

A fascinating insight into the opportunities and processes for digital transformation The HPE Chief Technologists (Roger Lawrence, Giro Villano, and Jack Story) provided an overview of emerging trends in technology (augmented reality/virtual reality) and how these can be applied in a commercial context. They also explained the ‘Internet of Things’ and the emergence of DevOps…

Innovation @ Microsoft [Case Study]

Shared learnings on how being social – using applications such as Yammer – is essential for collaboration and innovation Microsoft hosted the cohort and the team from Digital Infusions, a digital consultancy specialising in social innovation through digital platforms (i.e., Yammer). Scott Ward, CEO of Digital Infusions, presented a session on how social platforms such…

Innovation @ CSR [Case Study]

Engaging people for ideas for improvement and innovation with tangible success The CSR team provided an overview of their people-based approach to continuous improvement and innovation. They started with the CSR Way, which has operated successfully in the manufacturing division for over a decade and has been hugely successful in improving quality, increasing productivity and…