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Insurance Companies Must Digitally Transform To Survive In A Digital-First Economy

Insurance Companies Must Digitally Transform to Survive in a Digital-First Economy

The insurance industry has been doing the same things for the last 100 years and…

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The Role Of Conversational AI In Enterprise Digital Transformation

The Role of Conversational AI in Enterprise Digital Transformation

In 2017, Facebook triumphantly announced that over 100,000 chatbots were available on the Facebook Messenger…

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Transform Your Company By Detonating Outdated Ways Of Thinking

Transform Your Company by Detonating Outdated Ways of Thinking

Orthodoxies, or otherwise known as conventional wisdom, refer to how things have always been done.…

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Establishing The Smart Cities Of The Future Through The Right Approaches

Establishing the Smart Cities of the Future Through the Right Approaches

Rapid urbanization and a shift in industry from agriculture to manufacturing and now to information…

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Digital Transformation Insights – Six AgriTech Advances Reshaping Farming

Digital Transformation Insights – Six AgriTech Advances Reshaping Farming

Telesense, an agritech startup based in Silicon Valley, is using IoT devices to solve bulk…

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Digital Transformation Insights – Autonomous Power Plants Are The Future Of Energy

Digital Transformation Insights – Autonomous Power Plants Are the Future of Energy

The global energy sector is ripe for disruption. This inference draws from a study conducted…

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Digital Transformation: The Key To Rapid Corporate Innovation

Digital Transformation: The Key to Rapid Corporate Innovation

Historically, corporate innovation is not a novel occurrence. What is different now is the push…

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Digital Transformation Insights: Digital Transformation Opportunities In Banking

Digital Transformation Insights: Digital Transformation Opportunities in Banking

Five thousand years ago, a Sumerian farmer recorded the sale of livestock on a clay…

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Silicon Valley Tech Tours

Silicon Valley Tech Tours

Over the past decade, Silicon Valley has become the epicenter of disruptive innovation not only…

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How To Reinvent Your Business For The Digital Age

How to Reinvent Your Business for the Digital Age

“There are tech companies, and then there are dead companies.” This statement is the hard-hitting…

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The Future Of AI In A World Of Irreplaceable Human Characteristics

The Future of AI in a World of Irreplaceable Human Characteristics

Artificial Intelligence or AI is a powerful technology that potentially has the power to create…

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Three Tools To Help You Build A Customer-centric Business

Three Tools to Help You Build a Customer-centric Business

When the topic of customer centricity arises, what follows is often a conversation that is…

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Schlumberger Drills Deeper To Innovate Oil And Gas Sector

Schlumberger Drills Deeper to Innovate Oil and Gas Sector

Amid the global pivot to a “new” energy economy – solar, wind and electric –…

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Three Digital Transformation Fundamentals Every Business Must Adopt

Three Digital Transformation Fundamentals Every Business Must Adopt

The ongoing digital transformation trend has created “superbrands”; brands that dominate multiple industries and operate…

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Three Digital Transformation Innovations Disrupting Venture Capital

Three Digital Transformation Innovations Disrupting Venture Capital

In the mid to late 1800s, capital flowed to the Silicon Valley of the time,…

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How To Foster Innovation In A Traditional Corporate Environment

How to Foster Innovation in a Traditional Corporate Environment

The traditional corporate environment is hardly fertile ground for innovation. With entrenched thinking, rigid management…

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Volkswagen Bank: Financing The Cars Of The Future

Volkswagen Bank: Financing the Cars of the Future

The automotive industry as a whole is facing an unprecedented wave of innovation and potential…

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Allectus Capital In Silicon Valley: Fintech Disruption And Innovation Trends

Allectus Capital in Silicon Valley: Fintech Disruption and Innovation Trends

Here at SVIC we recently designed and executed a custom immersion program for investment firm…

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Digital Transformation Advances Reshaping The Oil And Gas Industry

Digital Transformation Advances Reshaping the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry is one of the most capital-intensive industries in the world.…

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Nima Shomali On Optimizing Firms For Corporate Innovation

Nima Shomali On Optimizing Firms For Corporate Innovation

The term corporate innovation often brings to mind well-known tech titans like Google, Amazon, and…

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Tetra Pak In Silicon Valley: Robotics And The Mindset Of The Entrepreneur

Tetra Pak in Silicon Valley: Robotics and the Mindset of the Entrepreneur

Food packaging manufacturer Tetra Pak describes innovation as “a mainstay” of its survival and growth.…

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Thomson Reuters Learns To Listen Like A Lean Startup

Thomson Reuters Learns to Listen like a Lean Startup

Thomson Reuters is a truly global corporation. Present in over 100 countries, it employs some…

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Mobile OS Disruption: 3 Key Insights From The Surging Rise Of Android [Video]

Mobile OS Disruption: 3 Key Insights from the Surging Rise of Android [Video]

 In 2009, the Android mobile operating system had less than three percent of market share.…

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Banking Disrupted: Collaboration With Fintechs

Banking Disrupted: Collaboration with Fintechs

When Fintechs first started appearing, early views were that their disruptive approach would result in…

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Banco Santander Mexico Sees Fintech Future In Silicon Valley

Banco Santander Mexico Sees Fintech Future in Silicon Valley

One day, three companies, and a deep dive into the Fintech-powered future: that was the…

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Workplace Automation: Exploring The Next Frontier Of Work

Workplace Automation: Exploring the Next Frontier of Work

In a small startup in Silicon Valley, employee number twenty-three calls a meeting to attention…

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Digital Leadership For Digital Transformation

Digital Leadership for Digital Transformation

In this guest post, Scio+ CEO Casper Tribler provides an original definition of digital transformation. He…

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How Corporations Can Be Innovation Powerhouses (Whitepaper)

How Corporations can be Innovation Powerhouses (Whitepaper)

To stay alive in this highly competitive global economy, every company needs to become an…

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SAP In Silicon Valley: Inspired To Innovate

SAP in Silicon Valley: Inspired to Innovate

For enterprise software maker SAP, coming to SIlicon Valley was all about learning how to…

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Building Corporate Ecosystems For Innovation

Building Corporate Ecosystems for Innovation

In his recent SVIC webinar, lean startup coach Tristan Kromer describes a corporate ecosystem as…

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Rowan Gibson On The Need For Courage In Disruptive Innovation

Rowan Gibson on the Need for Courage in Disruptive Innovation

When Netflix CEO Reed Hastings decided to bet on an emerging trend called streaming media,…

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The Four Lenses Of Digital Innovation

The Four Lenses of Digital Innovation

In the past, disruption was considered an edge case that affected only those with weak…

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