Crossing the Chasm, Building the Disruptive Business

Crossing the Chasm, Building the Disruptive Business

The status quo is meant to be broken Today organisations have countless opportunities to disrupt the status quo and carve out new industries but with no journey plan or methodologies to follow most initiatives fail – this is called “Crossing the Chasm”. In a world first and on the back...

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Predicting the Industries of the Future

Predicting the Industries of the Future

Predicting the industries of the future used to be hit and miss but with the right insights predicting them has never been easier. On the back of our 2016 Griffin Emerging Technology Review we delve into the data and pull out our top three predictions.

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The Creative Machines are coming

The Creative Machines are coming

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Creativity is said to be a uniquely “Human” gift but while we can argue the semantics it appears that increasingly machines share the same gift, albeit algorithmic rather than chemical.   Many people believe that creativity is a uniquely human trait but what about self...

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Companies are starting to connect the next 4 billion people

Companies are starting to connect the next 4 billion people

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Connect another 4 billion people to the internet. Check. Disrupt the communications industry. Check.   Approximately 40% of the world is connected to the internet and of those who aren’t, many are offline for one major reason – connectivity is expensive.     If you think...

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Inside SpaceX’s mission to Mars

Inside SpaceX’s mission to Mars

This week Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX said it would put its Dragon spacecraft on the red planet “as soon as 2018″ making it the first private company to go interplanetary. While it’s easy to get impatient with crackpot plans to head for the red planet SpaceX is unique in...

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SpaceX announces 2018 mission to Mars

SpaceX announces 2018 mission to Mars

The first inter planetary private company, SpaceX and its outspoken founder Elon Musk have talked about going to Mars ever since the super powerful Falcon Heavy launch vehicle was unveiled a few years back. Now it’s more than just vague talk – SpaceX has announced plans to launch a Mars...

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Inside OpenAI, the company setting AI free

Inside OpenAI, the company setting AI free

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the formation of OpenAI, a multi billion dollar non profit artificial intelligence research company way back in December and we’re now seeing the results of it. On Wednesday the company released the beta of OpenAI Gym, a toolkit for comparing and developing reinforcement learning algorithms –...

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America launches the worlds first fully autonomous submarine hunter

America launches the worlds first fully autonomous submarine hunter

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are entering the age of fully autonomous warfare and inevitably, one day, humans will not be in the loop   The US military have launched their first experimental, fully autonomous self-driving warship, dubbed Sea Hunter, and representing a major advance in robotic warfare, which...

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Pt. 18 of 18. Trust, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 18 of 18. Trust, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 17 of 18. Foreign expansion, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 17 of 18. Foreign expansion, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 16 of 18. Spying, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 16 of 18. Spying, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 15 of 18. Process, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 15 of 18. Process, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – 18 leadership lessons from organised crime Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of...

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Pt. 14 of 18. React in real time, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 14 of 18. React in real time, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 13 of 18. Jurisdictions, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 13 of 18. Jurisdictions, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 12 of 18. Innovation, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 12 of 18. Innovation, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – 18 leadership lessons from organised crime Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of...

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Pt.11 of 18. Perks, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt.11 of 18. Perks, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 10 of 18. Loyalty, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 10 of 18. Loyalty, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 9 of 18. Consistency, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 9 of 18. Consistency, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 8 of 18. Lean teams, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 8 of 18. Lean teams, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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Pt. 7 of 18. Local touch, leadership lessons from organised crime

Pt. 7 of 18. Local touch, leadership lessons from organised crime

For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to counter...

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