Defining Disruption

Defining Disruption

The world around us is moving fast. As Einstein said, ‘you can't do what you've always done and expect different results’. You can't just keep working harder and faster hoping to keep up. You won’t. Instead you’ll get disrupted.

Digital Disruptions: Blockchain

Digital Disruptions: Blockchain

In our Digital Disruptions series, we deep dive into digital disruptions likely to impact your business. We tease out key features, how it might affect your user and opportunities it presents for your business - all it bite-sized easy-to-digest infographics. First up, Digital Disruptions: Blockchain.

The Era of the Employee Experience

The Era of the Employee Experience

2019 and 2020 have been coined the years’ of the employee experience (EX). So why is there such a focus on optimising the employee experience and why should HR Practitioners or business owners be concerned with it?

G2 nabs national training award

G2 nabs national training award

We just won the Award for Best Implementation of a Blended Learning Solution at the 2018 National Training Excellence Awards. Find out more…

How Design Sprints solve problems fast!

How Design Sprints solve problems fast!

Design Sprints are the fastest way to determine if an idea is worth developing, a feature is worth the effort, or if your value proposition is valid. With a Design Sprint teams can eliminate challenges and expediate results by defining, prototyping, testing and validating in just 5 days. Here’s how…

Motivating Teams to Innovate

Motivating Teams to Innovate

Good leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievements from ordinary people. Knowing that collaboration is vital to innovation, how do you keep teams motivated with a multitude of personalities, ambitions and motivators? We asked two innovation workshop facilitators…

Design Thinking and the Future of Human Resources

Design Thinking and the Future of Human Resources

Continuous transformation in the workplace is the new norm. To meet this new world and prepare for the future of work, HR teams are shifting focus from resource management to talent management, from recruitment to engagement, from internally focussed to user focussed, from hierarchical structure to empowering individuals.  

HR: Then & Now. Traditional to Human Centred

HR: Then & Now. Traditional to Human Centred

HR is in transition, Design Thinking presents a human-centred approach to address every area of HR from talent management to performance reviews, recruitment to people and culture.

Take a look at the difference between HR of then and the HR of now, are you caught somewhere in between?

How to Create Learning Impact

How to Create Learning Impact

As finalists for the Learning Impact Program of the Year award at this year’s Australian Learning Impact Awards, we were asked what we do to create learning impact. This is our top ten list:

I hate change!

I hate change!

I hate change! In fact, I don’t even like change. I holiday at the same place, eat at the same restaurants and often order the same meal. So how does someone with an aversion to change work for a company that promotes, encourages and trains thousands of people to innovate and make … change? Here’s my top 3 tips:

WHEN CO-DESIGN ISN'T CO-DESIGN

WHEN CO-DESIGN ISN'T CO-DESIGN

Co-design enables a range of people to creatively contribute to the solution of a problem. Many organisations create the ‘illusion of co-design’. I worked for one such organisation, here is what happened…

5 takeaways from BIIF 2018

5 takeaways from BIIF 2018

It was so exciting to be part of the Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival with so many dynamic speakers gathered in a regional city. I got to spend the day attending talks and seminars to find exciting tidbits to share with our G2 Innovation community. Here are my top 5 take aways:

Innovation Strategy: A story of a candle making company

Innovation Strategy: A story of a candle making company

An innovation strategy can be the difference between an organisation that peaks then flounders and an iconic organisation with sustained growth and longevity. To demonstrate, here’s a story of two candle-making companies, one with an innovation strategy and one without.

Unifying Your Tribe

Unifying Your Tribe

Culture is what people do when no one is looking. If this statement rings true, what are the employees in your company doing when no one is looking? What is your company culture? How do employees know ‘how things are done around here’? Is your tribe thriving, fighting or flailing?

3 Digital Disruptions and How They're Changing User Expectations

3 Digital Disruptions and How They're Changing User Expectations

When it comes to digital disruption, it is not a matter of if but when. But that doesn't mean we can expect a Terminator-like armageddon. AI isn't here to take all of our jobs, Blockchain isn't a concept too hard to grasp and hyper-personalisation doesn't mean genetic theft.

These are 3 digital disruptions that we currently face and how they are going to impact the most important person in your business - your end user. 

Have a read, print one for your pin-board, and then book a ticket to our workshop 'Design Thinking for Digital Disruption'  in Ballarat, Geelong and Melbourne this August 28, 29, 30.  Tickets are only $30!

Learn more here: 'Design Thinking for Digital Disruption.'

Click here or on the image to download the Digital Disruption and user expectations infographic

7 Tips: Collaboration for Innovation

7 Tips: Collaboration for Innovation

Collaboration should be a positive experience for all parties and most importantly, for the end users. Whoever you’re collaborating with, the partnership must be win:win and the value at the forefront of even the most preliminary discussion. Here are our tips to consider before a collaboration.

Design Thinking 101 For Marketers

Design Thinking 101 For Marketers

Marketing and Innovation are business’s catch 22. Innovations are rarely discovered to be valuable without effective marketing (or storytelling) and marketing won’t be effective if the product or service doesn’t add value to the customer. The good news is, the Design Thinking framework we apply to innovation, has amazing impact in marketing too. Read on to find out how.

Y2K TO CX: THE FUTURE OF MARKETING

Y2K TO CX: THE FUTURE OF MARKETING

Merryn Olifent spent New Year’s Eve 1999 in the boardroom of Hewlett Packard waiting for the Y2k crisis. Since then, she’s been at the forefront of digital technology and marketing. We asked her to share the most significant changes to marketing.

4 Tips for Marketing Innovation

4 Tips for Marketing Innovation

Is your marketing a little less Gruen and a little more Mad Men? Is your creativity relegated to managing staff, maintaining budgets, comparing conversion rates, writing briefs and encouraging others to develop the great ideas for you? Read our 4 tips on how to innovate your marketing.

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