Tag Archives: Innovation

Future of jobs report 2020 (WEF)

The Future of Jobs WEF report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. It aims to shed light on the pandemic-related disruptions in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles and the expected outlook for technology adoption, jobs and skills in the next five years. The Future of Jobs […]
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International compedium of entrepreneurship policies (OECD)

The OECD has just published: “International Compendium of Entrepreneurship Policies.”  It is increasingly understood that entrepreneurship plays a critical role in economic growth and well-being. But which policies can governments develop to release its benefits? This publication offers guidance and inspiration.  It identifies the range of entrepreneurship policies being pursued internationally, the problems the policies seek to […]
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Connecting humanity: Assesing invesment needs of connecting humanity to the internet by 2030 (ITU)

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently published “Connecting Humanity – Assessing investment needs of connecting humanity to the Internet by 2030“, a comprehensive new study that estimates the investment needed to achieve universal, affordable broadband connectivity for all humanity by the end of this decade. Nearly half the global population aged 10 years and over […]
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Harnessing technology for the global goals: A framework for corporate action (WEF)

The World Economic Forum has just published: “Harnessing Technology for the Global Goals: A Framework for Corporate Action”. Progress to reach the UN’s Global Goals by 2030 was already off track as we entered the 2020s, only worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. This report is an initial step towards clarifying how corporate leadership can drive […]
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Digital transformation: Powering the great reset (WEF)

COVID-19 is a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business. The rules for success have changed and are ever more reliant on harnessing the power of digital models to create new value and experiences. Accelerating digital transformation, with purpose, is essential for companies to survive and thrive in the new normal. Successful leaders will […]
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The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. Providing 80 detailed metrics for 129 economies, the GII has become one of the leading references for measuring an economy’s innovation performance.  The GII 2020’s theme asks “Who Will Finance Innovation?” A key question is how the economic fallout from […]
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The most innovative companies 2020 – BCG

Facing turbulent and fast-changing markets, innovators need a well-tuned innovation system that can spot emerging product, service, and business model opportunities—and then rapidly develop and successfully scale them—over and over again.  Successful serial innovators get three things right:  They “walk the talk” Innovation success starts with commitment—making innovation a priority and investing decisively behind that […]
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Business insights for emerging markets 2020 (OECD)

This edition of the Business Insights on Emerging Markets comes at a critical time and is a welcome contribution to the discussion on the policy levers that can bring about this recovery. It provides private sector perspectives on existing barriers and potential enablers for business in areas that can contribute to long-term investment and sustainable growth across emerging […]
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Five keys to kickstarting your full enterpreneur potential (Inc)

Martin Zwilling   As a mentor to aspiring enterpreneurs, I’m always surprised by the fact that some never seem to be able to that first startup going, while many others never seem to stop, starting their second or third initiative before the first one is fully hatched.  I’m now convinced that serious entrepreneurs relish the startup process […]
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Five keys to kickstarting your full entrepreneur potential (Inc)

By Martin Zwiling Summary of key principles that you can follow to join that select realm of recognized and successful entrepreneurs: Thinking and talking won’t get you there – just do it. Starting something new is risky, no matter how many experts have reviewed it, or how much money you have. You can’t win a […]
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