On Open Innovation

My conversation with Dimitrios Salampasis, an open innovation researcher (@dsalampasis) What does open innovation mean for the financial industry? For a corporation, adopting open innovation means understanding that there are a lot of ideas in the ways of doing things, processes, technologies that will not necessarily come from the company. For large corporations, and most banks […]

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Magical Thinking?

Many things in life are quite difficult to understand, a long list that is getting shorter through scientific advances. But after thousands of years of living in a complex world that we mostly did/do not understand, we have developed various coping mechanisms, magical thinking being one of them. From Wikipedia, magical thinking “is the attribution […]

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Judo, Samurais, and Innovation

Last week I attended the Innotribe sessions at Sibos in Osaka. The event was full of excellent, mind-bending sessions, and ended with the Startup Challenge finale. At the beginning of the conference, Innotribe used the judo metaphor to support their thoughts about the principles of innovation. In a nutshell, we were told,  judo was based […]

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