Government Innovation From Within

UAE Edition. Part 1 By: Rafael Lemaitre, ShiftIN Partners   Based on our research undertaken in cooperation with the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU – MERIT), and sponsored by ShiftIN Partners and The Global Innovation Management Institute, we surveyed circa 250 government leaders in the UAE (at […]

Government Innovation From Within – 2

UAE Edition. Part 2 INNOVATORS AND THEIR ORGANISATIONS By: Rafael Lemaitre, ShiftIN Partners During our research we examined various factors at both the individual and organisation levels. For the individuals we analyzed their skills, domain knowledge, risk appetite, and attitudes while at the organisation level we looked at leadership styles, incentives, and processes. Innovators Characteristics […]

Government Innovation From Within – 3

UAE Edition. Part 3 INNOVATION IMPACT By: Rafael Lemaitre, ShiftIN Partners Measuring the impact of innovations is not a straightforward task and is an area of high subjectivity. However, it is important to try to understand the perceived impacts that innovations have within the different entities surveyed. We asked the respondents if their organisations had […]

The Road To Innovation In The Middle East

How innovation pioneers such as 3M, Ericsson and DAFZA are navigating internal barriers to drive innovation in the Middle East By: Carlos Guevara and Dr. Hitendra Patel, with special collaboration of Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri, Sudarshan Chakravarthi, Lisa Nyman, and Anthony Denatale   ABOUT THIS PAPER The 30th of November 2014, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, […]

What is not working well

The Road To Innovation In The Middle East. Part 2 By: Carlos Guevara and Dr. Hitendra Patel, with special collaboration of Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri, Sudarshan Chakravarthi, Lisa Nyman, and Anthony Denatale Many organisations in the Middle East region understand the importance and have started the journey of innovation. We have seen organisations seriously invest […]

What the most innovative organisations are doing to speed up innovation?

The Road To Innovation In The Middle East. Part 3 By: Carlos Guevara and Dr. Hitendra Patel, with special collaboration of Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri, Sudarshan Chakravarthi, Lisa Nyman, and Anthony Denatale “We asked our clients and experts for their recommendations for organisations trying to master the art of innovation. Here is what they answered.” […]