Four Skills for Successful Open Innovation
What innovation teams need to know and do  Introspection, extrospection, technical ability and interaction skills are critical for implementing effective open innovation strategies in organisations.    Whether it is a fresh idea, a new product or a revamped process, innovation can take many forms and is a key fuel for growth in companies. Sustaining innovation, however, is an uphill task,...
Nuts & Bolts—Take A Bite Out of Food Innovation
Fresh, filling and functional foods  Three TechOffers to shake up the food value chain    From designer shoes to bespoke suits, society places a premium on high quality, made-to-measure merchandise. In recent years, similar demands have been made of the food industry. Consumers are becoming more conscious about what they put in their bodies, which means food suppliers have to...
Igniting Innovation —Tan Soo Sam of Health Food Matters
Savouring open innovation Inspiration and collaboration are crucial ingredients for creating wholesome meals for individuals with special dietary needs.  Think about your favourite dish, then imagine not being able to eat it for the rest of your life because you have difficulty chewing on the meat, or because you have problems with swallowing. This may very well be the scenario faced by...
Nuts & Bolts - Empowering Enterprise with Smart Solutions
Getting ahead with AI and IoT  Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, companies can streamline their operations and create value for their clients.   If there’s one thing that organisations crave more than anything in the modern digital economy, it’s data. By collecting and analysing data, companies can optimise their processes, monitor and adapt to...
Igniting Innovation—Paymon Rasekhy of Lynxemi
Bringing customised IoT solutions to the industry masses For many companies, designing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution from scratch can be a time-consuming process, but an off-the-shelf solution is often too pricey. Lynxemi’s plug-and-play modular platform strikes a balance between the two. Its Chief Executive Officer, Paymon Rasekhy, discusses the importance of open innovation.  1. What is Lynxemi all about?Lynxemi is...
Success by Design (Thinking)
How design thinking fuels meaningful innovation  From empathising with the user to prototyping and iteration, the key processes in design thinking can help innovation teams create desirable product for the market.    Desire is a visceral emotion—a sense of yearning that marketers and advertisers want to tap into when promoting a product or service. One could argue that at heart...