During our masterclass in Hemel Hempstead on 11 October, Penny Asher, Director, Executive Education at OUBS hosted David Mudd of BSI and Dr Peter Bloom of OUBS at this event to explore the challenges of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence. Dr Bloom’s presentation asked “Are you ready for the fourth industrial revolution andContinue reading “Video highlights from our masterclass – Disruptive Technologies and Intelligence: Business Opportunity or Threat?”
Join us for an exclusive joint event with BSI (British Standards Institution), on Wednesday 11 October, 12.00 – 17.10, where we will explore the challenges of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence. In this masterclass, Dr Peter Bloom will share insights into his new innovative Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures group (REEF) –Continue reading “Disruptive Technologies and Intelligence: Business Opportunity or Threat?”
Our latest Business Perspectives trend report looks at our current topic of Management Now: tomorrow’s demands on today’s leaders. The report considers the wider world of the future manager, focusing on mindset, culture, technology, agility and current trends. The pace of business has never been so fast, which is why this summary has been designedContinue reading “Management Now trend report & webinar”
How to spot the technologies that might radically change your business model? In his interview with The Bottom Line, Mike Lynch, founder and chief executive of technology company Autonomy, uses an example from the legal system to answer this question. This is an interview after a recording of the OU/BBC co-production The Bottom Line. LearnContinue reading “How to spot the transformative technology for your business”
Guest blogger: Christopher M. Schroeder, Washington, D.C.- and New York-based entrepreneur, venture investor, and former CEO of the online content and social platform start-up healthcentral.com This article was first published on Harvard Business Review, October 16, 2012. We in the West tend to think of innovation as the next, new, shiny, tech, globally-accepted thing. ButContinue reading “The Middle East Could Be a Cradle of Innovation”
Why large scale infrastructure should not be too technologically innovative. Evan Davis explains the reasons and shares his views of the challenges to refreshing the UK infrastructure, reflecting on his research for Built in Britain, an OU/BBC co-production. To learn more about Built in Britain series and explore What Makes Britain? timeline, visit OpenLearn website.