Category Archives: Innovation

No Need For Fear: Social Robotics And AI Can Create New Business Opportunities

Last year I read a fascinating book called “The End of Nice” by Richard Newton. The book explores how robotics and service automation are changing the society we live in and particularly how this will affect employment as we know … Continue reading

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Will Drones Transform Customer Delivery Expectations?

Can you remember back to December 2013 when Amazon announced that they were exploring the idea of drone deliveries? Many people thought that Amazon was joking. Others thought that it was a publicity stunt. The announcement got endless media coverage … Continue reading

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Pokémon Go: How VR And AR Can Transform The Customer Experience

I’m unsure how many of my LinkedIn network have played ‘Pokémon Go’ since the craze went ballistic last week (taking Nintendo’s share price up by 53%) but if my network is representative of the modern gamer then many of you … Continue reading

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We Are The Robots: The Automation of Services

I heard a podcast the other day from the London School of Economics (LSE) public lecture series. It featured Professor Leslie Willcocks of the LSE and Professor Mary Lacity of the University of Missouri, St Louis talking about their new … Continue reading

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The Importance of Corporate Culture To Partnership

I saw a great blog about corporate values on the Engage Customer site recently. The author connects the way that companies talk about their ‘DNA’ to the way that football clubs have values that are shared by their supporters. I … Continue reading

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Let your customer behaviours drive disruption and innovation

Amazon continues to amaze me with their innovative approach to business. As a customer-centric business, they are a prime example of how retaining a laser-focus on the needs of your customers will always be the driving force behind new innovation.  … Continue reading

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A 20:20 Customer Experience in Financial Services

More than a year ago, the UK head of banking at Santander said that the banking industry is facing a Kodak moment. Steve Pateman was suggesting that banks are facing an existential crisis because of financial technology (fintech). We all … Continue reading

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