The Future of Financial Services in the Age of Disruption

  The financial services and technology sectors have changed immeasurably over the last ten years, but in the next ten they will utterly transform. Extreme customer-centricity, tightening regulation, digitisation, disruptive competitors – these are just some of the challenges facing Read More…

The Three Circles of Creativity

. It has become common place to assert that we live in a period of unprecedented change. This is an argument that quickly falls flat in the societal sense with a cursory glance at the History Channel, but in our Read More…

Insights from the Stage: Highlights from IMI Speakers

. 2018 saw some of the world’s leading business thinkers deliver insights to IMI members over a series of thought-leadership events. From exploring what companies need to survive in the future, what leader’s need to thrive in a shifting landscape Read More…

Nathan Furr: Innovative Capital

. In an era where many big companies have farmed out their innovation ventures to their merger and acquisitions department, has the complex and bureaucratic environment they operate in stifled any internal innovation? Senior leaders in these multi-national organisations recognise Read More…

Insights from NMC 2017: Mark Stevenson

‘It was better in my day’ It’s a refrain as old as time. The first caveman probably looked at their son making a tool and remarked about the flint being much flintier when they were a lad. And, whether it’s Read More…

Virtual Reality Shopping is a Real Frontier of Opportunity

In today’s online world, most companies are primarily concerned with their websites design and their organisation’s social media strategy, which for most is about engaging with customers on platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Yet, the nature of customer engagement Read More…

Business Model Innovation

  Over the last thirty years, we have accumulated a lot of academic evidence on the topic of new market entry.  The most consistent finding is that the majority of firms that attempt to enter a new market (by, in Read More…

Calling Time on the Digital Advertising Party!

  The past decade has seen a boom in digital advertising spend but could 2017 be the year when we finally see some sanity restored? With consumers spending more time researching products online and diverting their attention from traditional to Read More…

Do Schools Destroy Creativity?

  Research by Professor George Land has shown an alarming decline in our creativity as we go through the educational system.  For example, when a group of 3-5 year-olds were tested for divergent thinking (a prerequisite to creativity), about 98% were Read More…