The 6 Pillars of Innovation

Innovation is quickly becoming the most overused word in the English language, a trend that has not escaped the satirical masterminds over at The Onion, who claimed that the word “innovate” was used 8.2 timers per second at SxSW 2017. But as much as we can dismiss the use of buzzwords, it is a fact that with the huge changes happening in the business world today, being innovative is key to finding the right… Read More

The Problem With Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is on everyone’s lips these days, from cool new start-ups, to the mastodons of the corporate world.  The business models of yesterday are changing, and disruption is happening in all industries, across all markets. The disruption is driven by new competitors, new ideas, new technology, new mind-sets and new cultural shifts that are making it more and more challenging for companies to stay connected with their customers and to just keep the… Read More

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (It’s already happening on Facebook Live)

You may have noticed that your friends on Facebook, and especially media outlets have started going live on Facebook (Instagram recently launched a similar feature). It’s becoming the new way of covering live events – big and small. Linear TV is, as we all know, dying a slow and rather painful death. Entertaining or informative content, is not. We have completely changed the way we consume media. We still watch “TV”, but… Read More

The Road to Digital Transformation. Acoustic Sessions #1.17. 28 February 2017

Acoustic Sessions is our new quarterly event programme on Innovation, Digital Transformation, Strategy and Creativity. We will vary the format, but keep consistent focus on sessions that are inspirational and practical at the same time. Our first session will be on February 28, at Collision 8, in High Street Centre (Where Acoustic holds office). The breakfast seminar is free, with priority given to senior management. Register here Digital Transformation is Cultural Transformation Digital Transformation is… Read More

The Culture of Digital

In most business today, we talk about getting ready for a new future through digital transformation. And in these discussions, a key challenge is to develop the technology of digital. The technology of digital requires tech competency, it requires an organisation that can attract and retain tech talent, it requires leadership, and the hardware and software to implement this technology. These are all important matters, and a foundation for any digital development,… Read More

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