Tag: innovation

November 20, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Next Covid proves we never know what’s coming next.  Innovation is typically incremental, gradual, serendipitous & inexorable.  Usually not from one eureka moment, but many trial-&-error experiments.  Now is the time to try doing something different or differently; and using fewer, not more, resources.  Going round in circles – but what goes round need not…

January 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Omni-channel Clicks to bricks!  Omni-channel retail works as we prefer a memorable buying experience to just spending money on a product/ service. A physical presence drives the buyer back to the e-commerce portal – the fabled ‘halo effect’.  Innovative e-tailers jump from digital to physical, & reinvent themselves with a bricks-&-mortar shop Guessed the Word?     …

September 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Pink chocolate Coming soon – pink chocolate.  The 4th type after dark, milk and white.  1st new type for 80 years, since white was invented in 1930s. Is pink naturally, and has a smooth berry taste – fruit/ cream/ sour combined.  Made by innovative Swiss manufacturing process after a decade of research, from ruby cocoa…

May 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Heyday Let’s use rivers as transport arteries to move people & goods, as in their heyday.  London was busiest world port in the 19th c.  Innovations like floating cycle paths could bring a buzz back to city rivers  Guessed the Word?       Series 23 (6/8)        [pic: Claude Monet 1871]

April 30, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Fashion Fashion expresses identity of the individual & culture, and boosts pride & morale. No other industry radically redesigns its product twice a year to retain the same customers.  Success requires innovation, business expertise & luck Guessed the Word?            Series 23 (1/8)           [pic: splitshire]

April 23, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Educate Edinburgh is the UK’s “most educated” city and 2nd-largest fintech hub.  55% of workforce has a Uni degree or equivalent.  Scottish inventions: life insurance, pensions, investment trusts.  Top 4 industries: salmon, whiskey, oil & gas, financial services Guessed the Word?       Series 22 (6/8)         [pic: kimdaejeung]

February 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Sandbox trial  Singapore’s sandbox framework creates ‘safe spaces’ to test new energy solutions in a live environment, without usual regulations, but with safeguards to minimise risks. The way to encourage innovation in other products/ services? Guessed the Word?         Series 19 (1/7)          [pic: RAMillu]


January 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

New Consumers are both curious & fearful of anything new.  Familiar, but surprising, goods/ services will appeal.  Powerful ‘pre-awareness’ examples: Star Wars, James Bond, Harry Potter Guessed the Word?            Series 17 (3/7)            [pic: annca]