Online marketplace for better catchment management

We all know that online platforms and marketplace has changed the way we live today. With the likes of Amazon’s, Airbnb’s and Uber, the digital marketplace is a new efficient way to disrupt the status quo and create a vibrant marketplace for innovation. But can this marketplace be leveraged to

Sanitation economy: New marketplace for innovation

If you ever thought that most of the industry economies are saturated, then think again! There is a brand-new marketplace in town based on toilets and sanitation which is brimming with innovation, entrepreneurship and investment. Read on.. Profits with purpose is never easy in hyper competitive world. The challenge increases

Reimagining medical imaging with experience design

Hospitals and medical equipment can be daunting for adults let alone children. Can there be a better way to carry out the medical procedures and create an exciting experience for its users? The researchers at General Electric (G.E) Healthcare challenged the status quo and came up with an answer! Read

Brokering win-win deal with customers for saving power

Does influencing customer behavior and making them happy always come at a cost ? What if there is a solution that will improve customers experience, save the businesses some money and help better the environment ? If you are thinking it’s too good to be true , then read on..

Double Diamond Interchange(DDI): Valuable innovation lessons for other industries

Globally, road intersections are the points where the probability of accidents is generally found to be on the higher side. Intersections, typically have crossing, merging and diverging conflict points leading to confusion amongst drivers. The situation gets worse when you add the increasing number of vehicles, quality of roads and

Business inspired from cross domain ideas: Skincare to space water detection

Throughout history, there are several cases of innovations inspired from cross-industry and cross-domain ideas. Three such interesting stories, Caudalie is a leading French skincare brand owned by a couple, Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas. The Mathilde family which owned vineyards got their idea for grapeseeds inspired skincare products when they had

Positioning on value: Learning from meat industry

In a hyper competitive world, positioning commodity products only on pricing is a risky proposition. Companies always try to sell the ‘value’ tag to differentiate themselves from competition. Meat industry in developed countries is no exception. What can meat industry teach others on positioning based on value? Traditionally meat suppliers

Poland’s Idea Bank Express

Innovation which brings digital experience in physical world, sometimes known as ‘phygital’ if done well can be engaging, disruptive and impactful. Poland’s Idea Bank known for its innovation is definitely showing the world how to win in ‘phygitial’ category. Aimed at targeting the SME business segment, Idea Bank identified that

Task Shifting to tackle medical emergencies

Attracting and retaining talent is always a key challenge for all industries. The challenge gets amplified when dealing with skill shortages in  emergency health workers and the region under discussion in African countries. Ethiopia understanding the gravity of the problem is using ‘Task Shifting’ as a prudent innovative approach to

Fare Evasion to Community Benefit: Transport Ombudsman’s data magic

In Australia, Public Transport of Victoria’s (PTV) data on fare evaders showed an interesting trend. They found a particular tram and train route in Melbourne  having high rate of offenders and interestingly even higher rate of fare evasions disputed with Transport Ombudsman. Further analysis of data revealed that,young people faced