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3 ways that new technologies are accelerating innovation

Most innovation is directly or indirectly driven by new technology – even business model innovation and changed consumer behaviors – and the way new technology transforms our world and various markets. In this way then, an understanding of new technology and its impact is a prerequisite to be able to innovate, and to do it […]

5 key steps to creating an innovation mindset

If innovation is about developing something new that impacts the market and creates value for users – what is required to make that happen?

Why is innovation the buzzword right now?

What exactly is innovation? And how does it work in the business transformation context within ICT?

Social businesses prefer impact to profit

How does it work to have positive impact as the main outcome of a business and not profit? While conventional for-profit businesses have maximizing profit at the core of their business models, social businesses see profits as a tool rather than an end. Stable revenue is only a part of a much larger picture to achieve social […]

Say hello to the era of social business

In our brand new report, The Social Business Era: Creating Impact and Influencing Change, we explore a new model for 2017 and beyond: The Social Business. This is a new type of company on the market that is out to challenge traditional ways of doing businesses.

From Stockholm to Sydney – exploring the City Index

Stockholm and Sydney are 15584 kms apart on the map, and 19 places apart on the Networked Society City Index 2016. Let’s look at the differences.

Life in 2025: The Mobile

In 2015, the Mobile live light, favour access-based consumption, and stay flexible.

Life in 2025: The Social

In 2025’s Networked Society, the Social are empowered and have momentum in society but do not belong to a traditional labor market.

Life in 2025: The Anchored

In 2025, the Anchored are the Networked Society consumer group who most hold on to traditional 20th century values.

Life in 2025: The Players

In the Networked Society of 2025, the Players are outside the economic system or have never been invited into it.