Innovation

Management Today keeps track of the trends and technologies set to change the world of business.

NextGen winners: The firms that will lead Britain's recovery

NextGen winners: The firms that will lead Britain's recovery

Agility, impact and vision define our next generation of great companies.

Ranked: Britain's most innovative companies

Ranked: Britain's most innovative companies

These are the businesses most admired by their peers for their capacity to reimagine and...

What it really means to reinvent yourself

What it really means to reinvent yourself

Transformation comes with a cost.

Can mindfulness make you more creative?

Can mindfulness make you more creative?

Paying attention to your surroundings and listening intently can improve ideas.

All that’s required is a pen, a notepad and a brain

All that’s required is a pen, a notepad and a brain

How to model the future without touching a computer.

Efficient chickens, less stuff, more optimism: The real way to address climate change

Efficient chickens, less stuff, more optimism: The real way to address climate change ...

What is dematerialisation, and why does it matter?

An Orwellian nightmare for mice: Pest control in the digital age

An Orwellian nightmare for mice: Pest control in the digital age

Case study: Rentokil’s smart mouse traps use real-time surveillance, transforming the company’s service offer.

What's the best way to predict the future?

What's the best way to predict the future?

Dominic Cummings recommends we all read Philip Tetlock's book Superforecasting, and our reviewer agrees.

AI opens up an ethical minefield for businesses

AI opens up an ethical minefield for businesses

There will inevitably be unintended consequences from blindly adopting new technology.

Expensive AI will get you nowhere without cultural change

Expensive AI will get you nowhere without cultural change

How to make the most of new technologies.

“The race is for us to get big before our competitors get efficient”

“The race is for us to get big before our competitors get efficient” ...

How Octopus Energy CEO Greg Jackson plans to make the big six energy suppliers extinct....

“I have great respect for the capital markets, but I don’t want their chain around my neck”

“I have great respect for the capital markets, but I don’t want their ...

Exclusive: PA Consulting CEO Alan Middleton on acquisition bids, growth strategy and life after private...

100,000 jobs for the UK space industry?

100,000 jobs for the UK space industry?

The global sector is predicted to grow to £400bn by 2030.

How video games became a £3bn sector

How video games became a £3bn sector

Games are now bigger business than films, and the UK is a global hotspot.

How to balance business transformation with business as usual

How to balance business transformation with business as usual

Future-facing projects need to be designed for speed and tolerant of failure, says corporate innovation...

The next tech frontier: The elderly?

The next tech frontier: The elderly?

'Agetech' could be the investment opportunity of the 2020s.

"It's not porn" - sex video entrepreneur Cindy Gallop

"It's not porn" - sex video entrepreneur Cindy Gallop

The ex-advertising big shot is trying to create an entirely new business category, social sex....

Have enterprise zones delivered the growth that was promised?

Have enterprise zones delivered the growth that was promised?

Enterprise Zones were hailed as a way to spur growth in economically starved areas.

Is Britain catching up to Silicon Valley?

Is Britain catching up to Silicon Valley?

The gap between the US west coast and the rest of the world is narrowing....

What the best innovators do

What the best innovators do

Product of the Year CEO Mike Nolan points out the common denominator.

Quantum investment soars

Quantum investment soars

More than £1bn has been ploughed into the technology, with the private sector in the...

How Southwest Airlines used behavioural science to improve queuing times

How Southwest Airlines used behavioural science to improve queuing times

A case study in applying rigour to customer engagement.

Earth, wind and (nuclear) fire: How Britain goes carbon neutral

Earth, wind and (nuclear) fire: How Britain goes carbon neutral

"By 2025, the global renewables market will be worth $1tn."

Legal cannabis: A quick business guide

Legal cannabis: A quick business guide

Some predict the drug will be legalised for recreational use within the next three to...

How Tencent and Alibaba challenged Silicon Valley and won

How Tencent and Alibaba challenged Silicon Valley and won

The new multinationals changing the face of business - and the opportunities they create for...

So what if there's an AI jobs apocalypse?

So what if there's an AI jobs apocalypse?

The coming age of automation has captured the imagination of optimist and pessimist alike.

How next generation lasers are transforming business

How next generation lasers are transforming business

Glasgow-based M Squared produces the world's purest light.

The big company where everyone knows each other

The big company where everyone knows each other

Advanced materials firm Gore has kept innovating and kept growing for 60 years - here's...

Free ports: Economic boost or Boris bluster?

Free ports: Economic boost or Boris bluster?

Johnson hopes trade areas will lift local economies post Brexit.

"It was the first innovation the category had seen in years"

"It was the first innovation the category had seen in years"

Case study: How circular kitchen towel start-up ORA challenged the might of Plenty.

Alan Middleton, PA Consulting -"Brexit will force a lot of companies to sharpen up their act" -

Alan Middleton, PA Consulting -"Brexit will force a lot of companies to sharpen ...

The CEO of the UK's largest home-grown management consultancy says there's never been a better...

5 expert predictions for a no deal Brexit

5 expert predictions for a no deal Brexit

It pays to be prepared.

Brexit & my business: "A no-deal could compromise our team"

Brexit & my business: "A no-deal could compromise our team"

ClickMechanic's Andrew Jervis is preparing for price hikes and workforce disruption.

How to convince customers to pay more to save the planet

How to convince customers to pay more to save the planet

The behavioural economics of sustainability.

Industry, not government, will stop climate change. Discuss

Industry, not government, will stop climate change. Discuss

The UK renewables sector is expanding at pace, but can the capitalism of enlightened self...

The death of management

The death of management

Only 9 per cent of employees want to be a manager. What happened?

"I play for the long term"  - Ocado's Tim Steiner on M&S, vertical farming and making Brexit work

"I play for the long term" - Ocado's Tim Steiner on M&S, ...

From dot com bubble to the FTSE 100, Ocado has confounded its critics.

Brexit & My Business: "Our experience is of shaken confidence"

Brexit & My Business: "Our experience is of shaken confidence"

Johnsons of Whixley's MD Graham Richardson says the commercial nursery relies on EU agency workers....

The true state of Britain's skills gap

The true state of Britain's skills gap

Management Today maps the shortages, mismatches and costs.

What is collective intelligence and why should you use it?

What is collective intelligence and why should you use it?

Organisations are increasingly combining machine and human insights to make decisions.

How to thrive in chaos

How to thrive in chaos

DEFEND YOUR WORK: Technology has made the world less predicable, says author David Weinberger.

How FDs and CFOs can unlock innovation

How FDs and CFOs can unlock innovation

Ken Gabriel, former acting director of the US military's research unit DARPA, argues that finance...

8 things that technology won't change

8 things that technology won't change

The world may well be changing faster than ever, but human beings aren't, say professors...

Future proofing Rolls-Royce

Future proofing Rolls-Royce

If you don't look decades ahead, you can end up being blindsided by trends you...

6 ways large companies can out-innovate start-ups

6 ways large companies can out-innovate start-ups

It's a myth that big business can't be dynamic. It just requires a little more...

Cheap robot sales 'growing 50 per cent' per annum

Cheap robot sales 'growing 50 per cent' per annum

Conventional robotics is the domain of big business, but SMEs are increasingly investing in 'cobots'....

Pessimism, not Brexit, is holding British companies back

Pessimism, not Brexit, is holding British companies back

Our self-perception doesn't do us justice, argues South African born MD William Garvey.

What is modern monetary theory - and what does it mean for business?

What is modern monetary theory - and what does it mean for business? ...

The economics behind the Green New Deal is a significant departure from traditional monetarism.

Japan: The model for post-Brexit Britain?

Japan: The model for post-Brexit Britain?

We aren't the only island nation off the coast of an economic superpower, facing a...

Formula E shows there's money in sustainable innovation

Formula E shows there's money in sustainable innovation

The electric motorsport has defied critics and grown thanks to a young, green fan base....

How Brexit will impact products that are 'made in Britain'

How Brexit will impact products that are 'made in Britain'

Supply chain management is critical to successfully navigating the UK's exit from the EU.

The business books leaders should be reading in summer 2019

The business books leaders should be reading in summer 2019

Our list of upcoming or newly released titles explores letters on life, what it takes...

How Ikea is transforming its business model

How Ikea is transforming its business model

The flat pack giant hopes a "phygital" approach will help it compete with online sellers....

Why the UK could lead the driverless car revolution

Why the UK could lead the driverless car revolution

Britain's approach to policy, investment, laws and roads puts us in the fast lane.

Vegans are bad for business

Vegans are bad for business

If you sell animal products, you'll need to adapt sooner rather than later to changing...

Who will replace Mark Carney?

Who will replace Mark Carney?

The race is on to find a successor for the Bank of England's top job....

How quantum mechanics will change business, in 4 minutes

How quantum mechanics will change business, in 4 minutes

It's baffled physicists and non-physicists alike for 100 years, but quantum is no longer just...

Does the rise of fintech spell the death of the City?

Does the rise of fintech spell the death of the City?

A swarm of start-ups is circling the big banks, threatening to tear traditional finance apart....