Digital Transformation: More than a buzzword it’s a shift in thinking
How do you know you’ve successfully executed your digital transformation strategy for your business and customers?
H&C partner with RS to launch an innovative Visual Product Recognition chatbot
The latest addition to RS Components’ leading Digital platform, Quickfinder is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Assistant featuring Visual Product Recognition technology that allows automated product identification with the click of a button.
Tech Trends 2018: The year in innovation
Hack & Craft News present a rundown of eight technology hotspots, strategic topics, and things to watch out for this year.
Can Innovation drive us into digital slavery?
At the height of the fallout from the Credit Crunch, I launched a new airport lounge venture called SLOW. The concept challenged conventional business thinking by creating a brand that championed
By cultivating its ecosystem, did Airbnb just show Uber how to run a platform?
Uber dominated business news last week with its President quitting after only six months and a growing sense that the company is dysfunctional culturally. Meanwhile Airbnb has launched its new experiences programme. It is clear which of the two is getting something right but what exactly is the secret sauce?
AI: Friend or Foe? (Part II)
In the second part of his report, Chris Middleton looks at the strategic challenge of implementing AI systems.
How to change an industry sector
How do you change the way an industry functions? Some people might say: that is the job of disruptors, maybe startups, maybe new entrants from other industries who come in and shake up the incumbents.
The challenge of thinking for yourself in work
Do you ever stop to consider what it meant to think openly? Wasn’t that your basic education at school and what your parents told you to do? Whatever happened to that? The question is important because today, more than ever, we are urged to be creative in our jobs. If you cannot think openly, how can you be creative? Introducing the open-thinking movement!
Think like a startup?
Should large companies be looking to act like a startup? Sure, but like everything in business, the simple idea carries important nuances.
Extreme Visualisation: Methods for the Post Agile Enterprise
It may be controversial to say it but much of what passes for “agile” in the enterprise is anything but. Agile was intended to replace waterfall development processes and it has - the result is many mini-waterfalls and, with that, a level of inefficiency that we don’t need to accept.