Africa Country Benchmark Report

Innocentrix is excited to announce its partnership with In On Africa (IOA), a South African research, consulting and publishing firm based in Johannesburg. IOA has over a decade of experience across the African continent and a network of over 300 consultants in more than 30 African countries. This joining of forces will signify greater [...]

2017-10-06T14:41:18+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Press Releases, Research|

Why the implementation of ideas remain a corporate struggle?

By Henra Mayer Yes, it’s like motherhood and apple pie. New value cannot be created if it is not getting to market timeously. The SA Innovation League 2016 results, to be released on 8 December at Milpark Business School, makes it abundantly clear that innovation leadership gets the message on the importance of innovation and [...]

Towards Affordable Higher Education in South Africa

By Henra Mayer, Innocentrix CEO. Protest action linked to the #FeesMustFall sentiment first flared up in October 2015. Since we have started this initiative, it has spilled over to other related areas and is by all indications, still on-going. Affordable, accessible higher education is a topic that is close to many hearts, including the team [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:43+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Case-Studies, Open Innovation, Research|

Innovation as a Win-Win Proposition

Winning with Global Innovation Creating value through innovation is a global conversation. In today’s competitive world, both developed and developing countries need to come up with joint innovative solutions to counter global challenges; and they need to do this while simul­taneously addressing the pressing needs of their respective populations. In this context South Africa needs [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:43+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Innovation Advisory and Consulting, Research|

The Time is Now

The world of business has changed for CEO’s With transformation, the speed of change is creating a reality that is becoming more difficult to anticipate and manage. The importance of innovation is cited by many as a do or die strategic decision. How leadership reacts and how they view this scale of change is an [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:46+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Case-Studies, Innovation Advisory and Consulting, Research|

KPMG CEO Outlook 2016 – South Africa

KPMG’s 2016 Global CEO Outlook study provides a vivid image of global CEOs’ expectations for business growth, the challenges they face and their strategies to chart organizational success. And this time round it includes a South African viewpoint. This annual study by KPMG International captures the perspectives and insights of nearly 1,300 CEOs from companies [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:46+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Innovation Advisory and Consulting, Research|

The Practical Side of Crowdsourced Innovation

The practise of innovation as a business discipline has been firmly entrenched in many organisations. The discussion is no longer around whether it must be done, but more about how to ensure that an innovation programme is sustainable and successful. What does a successful innovation programme look like, how is it managed and what are [...]

The SA Innovation League: Why innovation investment is often wasted?

Leading Edge Innovation: A South African Perspective The importance of innovation to business longevity and the potential it holds for the African continent has never been disputed. It is a message that we, together with our counterparts across the globe, understands and strive to enable. Collaboration and connectedness now brings a truly external perspective – [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:51+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Research|

2016 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A Spigit Multi-Industry Benchmark Study. “Innovation.” Alongside other big buzz phrases — including “Big Data” and “the Internet of Things”— innovation is on everyone’s tongues this year, from chief executives of long-established Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs launching tomorrow’s next big thing. But it’s not just a buzzword: 80 percent of innovation program managers report results to C-level executives [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:53+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Research, Spigit|

The Second Wave of the Crowd Economy is Coming. Are you Ready?

By Epi Ludvik Nekaj, CrowdSourcing Week Today I want to look back at the first wave of the Crowd Economy and the impact it has made since its birth at the height of the last recession. But first let’s take a look at the present global economy situation. Current global markets are collapsing and just [...]