Category Archives: Technology Strategy and Innovation

Interview with Wayne Cuervo – Director, Cisco Innovation Centre, Toronto

Wayne discusses the importance of innovation to organisations today and the role that the Cisco Innovation Centre in Toronto plays in supporting organisations’ efforts. He provides advice on how organisations can innovate more effectively, arguing that employee empowerment is an … Continue reading

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Interview with Paula Kwan, Director, Civic Innovation Office, City of Toronto

Paula Kwan, Director of the Civic Innovation Office for the City of Toronto, discusses her role and the activities of Toronto’s Civic Innovation Office. She provides guidance on how organisations can more effectively innovate and describes some of the activities … Continue reading

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How Can Organisations Innovate Better – Interview with Jon Worren of Mars

Jon Worren, Director of Venture and Corporate Programs for Mars in Toronto discusses innovation and entrepreneurship with Peter Carr. Jon argues that entrepreneurship and innovation are important in all countries today and describes why organisations often struggle with them. He … Continue reading

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Charles Plant on Canada’s Tech Tortoises

Charles Plant, Senior Fellow in the Impact Centre at The University of Toronto, discusses his recent paper “Canada’s Tech Tortoises”,¬†focussed on increasing the success of Canadian technology startups in raising funding. The interview is conducted by Peter Carr, Director of … Continue reading

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Interview With Paul Lewis, Chief Technology Officer, Americas at Hitachi Data Systems

Interview with Paul Lewis, Chief Technology Officer, Americas at Hitachi Data Systems Paul talks about technology based innovation in organisations today, and how it is influenced by data. He describes how organisations will be transformed and how data driven social … Continue reading

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Technology Strategy and Innovation

3M is seen as one of the world’s most innovative companies: Innovation is defined in the following video by participants in the 2010 Lisbon Council: One of the main theories of innovation is Diffusion of Innovations Theory. It argues that … Continue reading

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