Colin Allison

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A Platform Strategy Won’t Work Unless You’re Good at Machine Learning

Platform business models are booming—becoming bigger and more powerful than ever. Just consider that a few tweets from the president caused Amazon’s market capitalization to fall by about $40 billion, or that Russian influencers were able to reach 126 million people through Facebook. At …

Machine Learning

An Industry in Search of Innovation

This week I went to the Association of Corporate Travel Executives’ Global Summit in New York and talked to a bunch of people.<p>Attendance seemed to be …

Tourism

Technology Doesn’t Make Money, Business Models Do

Disruption of the financial services sector is unlike anything the market has ever seen. This shift in market forces is being spearheaded by the …

Innovation

eLocations Aims To Raise €50 Million With First PropTech Security Token

(Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same). ZUG, …

Blockchain

Innovation at Speed – when you have 2 million employees

<i>Success no longer goes to the country that develops a new fighting technology first, but rather to the one that better integrates it and adapts its</i> …

Innovation

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Corporate Entrepreneur

Can we please agree that there is no such thing as a corporate entrepreneur?<p>The term corporate entrepreneur devalues what real entrepreneurs do, and it creates a haze of hokum around people trying to innovate in large companies that sets them up to fail.<p>There is an ocean of difference between …

Expert Interview: Dr. Osemeke Mosindi, Senior Digital Innovation Manager, HSBC

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-01-23 16:54:17 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation, Innovation Culture, Open Innovation, Product Innovation <b><br>Title:</b> …

Innovation

Updated: Chinese online lender Dianrong increases Series D Funding by $70 Million

<i>Updated 24 Jan 2017: This post is updated to include Dianrong’s feedback on IPO plan</i><p>Chinese online lending platform Dianrong today announced …

Venture Capital

The Rise of Ecosystems

When I first launched my Blog in 2010, it was titled Blurring the Boundaries. It was growing ever clearer that the lines between physical and …

Innovation

IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology—the nifty, shared …

Blockchain

Why innovation labs fail

If intelligence is, as the Webster dictionary defines it, “the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations,” machines have surely made magnificent strides over the past few years, at least in narrow and well-defined fields. But what about our organizations? How …

Artificial Intelligence

Approach to Asia investing needs rethink to create tech miracles

Innovation and technology are key to lifting billions of people out of poverty and to solving the existential challenges facing our world. For the …

Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologies

Technological advances associated with the fourth industrial revolution – including artificial intelligence – allow the automation of an increasingly …

2018 will be the year that big, incumbent companies take on big tech

ACCORDING to Ginni Rometty, IBM’s boss, the digital revolution has two phases. In the first, Silicon Valley firms make all the running as they create …

Innovation

No One Should Control the Blockchain Supply Chain

<i>Samantha Radocchia, Ryan Orr and Maksym Petkus lead development and strategy at</i> <i>Chronicled, a San Francisco startup that leverages blockchain and IoT</i> …

Why the innovation race is getting automated

Today’s business climate is fraught with a justified sense of existential dread. Its source is not new – competition and disruption have existed since the beginning of commerce. But today that anxiety is aggravated by bigger stakes, readily available funding, rapid information flow, and an …

11 tech startups to watch according to top insurers in Startupbootcamp's insurtech accelerator

Nearly a dozen startups looking to disrupt the insurance industry with technology such as artificial intelligence have been chosen for the latest …

Why success stories are just propaganda

The most tedious stories we ever tell are success stories. From the podium at Cannes Lions, TED talks, conference keynote presentations, the pages of …

Cannes Lions

Building Behavioral Science Capability in Your Company

If you’re interested in behavioral economics, then you probably heard that Richard Thaler, one of the discipline’s founding fathers, was recently awarded the Nobel prize in economics. You might also be sold on how insights from behavioral science can make a big impact in your organization. You may …

Malaysian Economy Expands at Fastest Pace in More Than 3 Years

Malaysia’s economy grew at the fastest pace in more than three years in the third quarter, supported by resilient domestic demand and a manufacturing …

Discovering the True Value of City Data Experts

Increasingly, leading cities are hiring “data people.” Whether with the title chief data officer, chief innovation officer, performance stat program …

Smart Cities

Your Strategy Won’t Work If You Don’t Identify the New Capabilities You Need

While strategic plans identify what your organization should do differently, very few provide a roadmap for how to build the skills, knowledge, and processes needed to carry out and sustain the critical changes. But without building these capabilities, it’s very difficult to achieve the results you …

Brief: Ant Financial and Globe roll out cashless payments in the Philippines

Photo credit: leungchopan / 123RF.<b>The news (extracted from The Philippine Daily Enquirer):</b>• China’s Ant Financial and the Philippines’ Globe Telecom …

Asia

How container shipping could reinvent itself for the digital age

When McKinsey investigated containerization in 1967, we found that industry players would have to rethink everything. Is it time to rethink …

Airbnb and WeWork Test a Shared Workspace Program for Business Travelers

Booking a room on Airbnb? Soon you’ll have the option to snag a desk or conference room at the closest WeWork location.<p>Two of the world’s most …

The growing list of applications and use cases of blockchain technology in business & life

Below, BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has outlined those applications across finance, business, government, and other industries.<p>Blockchain Use Cases in Banking & Finance<p>Blockchain technology is simple to understand at its roots. Basically, the tech exists as a shared …

How three of Indonesia’s top conglomerates are tackling digital transformation

Startup investments in Indonesia have grown exponentially in the past five years. With 78 percent of local investors planning to maintain or increase …

Startups

How banks and financial institutions are implementing blockchain technology

How Blockchain Technology Spawned Virtual Currencies<p>Blockchain technology, less commonly known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), is the underlying foundation that can create shared digital databases of entries that are unchangeable.<p>Initially, the tech's developers conceived it as a way to …

The Future of Corporate Innovation

The single biggest threat facing organizations today is their inability to innovate consistently and experiment cost effectively.<p>I cannot think of a …