Why invest in R&D?

Why invest in R&D?

This is a re-purposed post from Dr Ken Foster, an R&D consultant in the USA, and is mirrored by the Harvard Business review.  It neatly encapsulates aspects of our philosophy, namely that your investment in R&D is a strategic lever for growth. Leaders and...
Budget 2018: As expected, really

Budget 2018: As expected, really

Still crazy after all these years At a budget dinner last night hosted by InnovationAus the room was asked whether the Government was doing enough to support ‘innovation’.  Innovation is one of those terms of ubiquity Londoners might once have used to describe a...
Service innovation

Service innovation

Service innovation Service innovation is often perceived as the poor cousin of product innovation.  It is less tangible, less visible, less explicable, perceived as easier to duplicate and is often less rewarded by business and Government as exemplars of great...
Innovation and competition

Innovation and competition

Innovation has always needed competitive and flexible markets in order to take root and flourish. Flexible labour markets Flexible labour markets and education policy play their part to allow businesses and individuals seeking employment to find each other and...
Innovation for young and old

Innovation for young and old

Innovation is not just for young entrepreneurs Many studies have tried to correlate an entrepreneur’s age to start-up success. The facts are revealing. Studies show that the average entrepreneur is 40 years old when they launch their startup. People aged >55 are 2x as...
Where good ideas come from

Where good ideas come from

Great innovation rides on the shoulders of others. Whilst chance plays a role it is powered by enthusiasm. The time to market or ‘valley of death’ may be long and frustrating but the journey to success is for many both liberating and full of learning. Sure...