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Make innovation a reality that pays off

Why is it that six months down the line of launching a new “innovation initiative” in the organisation, reality kicks in and excitement starts to wane? One can almost compare it to the initial rush of being head over heels in love… Innovation was the best thing since sliced bread remember, everything is going to [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:33+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Innovation Advisory and Consulting|

Press Release – Innocentrix and Milpark Business School launches the SA Innovation League

Milpark Education’s Business School in collaboration with Innocentrix launched the 2017 South African Innovation League at its Melville campus in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The launch featured a panel discussion by previous entrants, the latest developments on the survey and a brief positioning of the 2016 results. Discussion Panel - Amanda Clark (Legal Aid SA), [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:36+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Press Releases|

Press Release – TT100 Awards – New Collaborative Partnership

PRESS RELEASE   Subject:         COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE TO GEAR AFRICA FOR RESILIENCE   Date: 3 February 2017 Issued: Da Vinci TT100 – Storm Thomas ___________________________________________________________________________ The Da Vinci Institute, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Blank Canvas International and Innocentrix are excited to announce the formation of a remarkable partnership in [...]

2017-02-20T12:22:16+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Press Releases|

SA Innovation League 2017 – Launch

Better Returns from Innovation Investment in SA Leading Edge Innovation: A South African Perspective Join us for the launch of SA Innovation League 2017, featuring a panel discussion by previous entrants, the latest developments on the survey and a brief positioning of the 2016 results. The SA Innovation League is an annual study conducted by [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:39+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Press Releases|

First National Bank (FNB): It’s about people and being connected

A case study on how FNB is driving results through innovation... The Challenge Being in an industry that is experiencing global disruption coupled with economic challenges, FNB needed to respond with something different and impactful. They had to move from “Good to Great” by building enduring, rewarding relationships supported by people, innovation and efficiencies. Innovation [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:39+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Case-Studies|

Innovation Is Oxygen at PPC

A case-study on how PPC is managing to change a 124 year old company through innovation... The Challenge Global change and a focus on the African growth imperative required a new way of working at PPC Collaboration & knowledge sharing needed to be entrenched and a move away from email and Xcel templates as means [...]

2017-04-19T16:28:39+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Case-Studies|

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|