May 2012 Blog Posts (11)

Adventures in LA

Adventures in LA from DesignStudio on Vimeo.

Every day in every city around the world, people are pursuing their own adventures, big or small.

Seymourpowell teamed up with Nokia and …


Added by Robert Zlokower on May 31, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

The Real Value of Social Media

There has been much talk during the last few years about the return on investment inherent in best practices in social media, social media marketing, and strategies. But is ROI the best measurement of the value of social media? Don’t get me wrong; I do believe social media can be a very powerful tool for business and in building your brand. These days, social media can literally define your brand, but there is more...Read…


Added by Joel Van Dyke on May 30, 2012 at 15:25 — No Comments

Governance in the Context of the Innovation Blueprint

Governance equals guidance and sponsorship in the social business: helping people explore their potential within the structure of an organization geared to serve customers in a way that the latter values. Transparency, relative to intent, forum, and process, becomes the order of the day.…


Added by Doug Collins on May 30, 2012 at 3:12 — No Comments

The Marketing Director For A Sustainable Future

Seymourpowell’s Head of Sustainability, Chris Sherwin, explores the role of the Marketing Director for a sustainable future, on Sustainable Brands – a learning, collaboration, and commerce community of over 50,000 sustainable business leaders from around the…


Added by Robert Zlokower on May 29, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

GovJam 2012 | 6-7 of June

The GovJam is a pilot event which will apply the concept and energy of the Global Service Jam and Global Sustainability Jam into the world of government and the public sector. Working around a common Theme, small Teams will meet at multiple locations, working for 48 hours on building innovative approaches and solutions towards challenges faced by the public sector. At the end of the two days, they will upload their results…


Added by Alexandra Velnidou on May 24, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

On Social Entrepreneurship & Teaching Innovations

Last year, I started getting involved in Bayan Academy Center for Social Entrepreneurship & Human Resource Development ("BA"). BA is part of ABS-CBN Bayan Foundation, which started out as a straightforward and traditional Microfinance Institution in 1997. But when Dr. Ed "Edmo" Morato took over in the mid 2000s (leaving the Asian Institute of Management), he transformed the Bayan into:…


Added by Aaron A. Palileo on May 23, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

Finding the Social in Social Business

People speak of creating the social business. What does that phrase mean? Do we sip lattes and play foosball in the break room? How does this magical entity differ from its anti-social brethren? In this article innovation architect Doug Collins explores the intent and possibilities that define the social business.



Added by Doug Collins on May 15, 2012 at 14:28 — No Comments


We all want superstars, supermodels - or an 'idol'! 

Millions of TV-viewers are following seemingly ordinary people in their battle against competition and aim to shine in the limelight - and with that to gain fame and fortune! It seems to be irrelevant what these people actually do, they just have to…


Added by Jan-Erik Baars on May 10, 2012 at 16:34 — No Comments

Milan in Perspective 2012

For designers and trend researchers alike, all roads lead to Milan. A lighthouse which illuminates the future of design, Milan is both geographically and aesthetically the centre of the emerging design universe – the cultural zeitgeist forms here first.

In the report below, Mariel Brown and Karen Rosenkranz from Seymourpowell’s Research, Trend and Strategy Team, take a wide-angle look at the highlights of Milan 2012 and explore the…


Added by Robert Zlokower on May 9, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Reimagining Media & Entertainment through Collaborative Innovation

The Digital Age challenges established media & entertainment firms. New business models, enlivened by technology, erode traditional sources of profit.

What possibilities for reimagining the business exist?

Can collaborative innovation help?…


Added by Doug Collins on May 2, 2012 at 2:31 — No Comments

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