25th March, 2020

We’re Here for You Through the Disruption

We set up Ignite Exponential to help companies to grow sustainably in increasingly uncertain times. At the founding,...

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25th March, 2020

How to Innovate in Scarcity

I’ve worked in innovation for more than twenty years using a broad range of innovation tools, processes and...

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10th March, 2020

Are You Frozen?

Watching Frozen 2 at the weekend reminded me that I have a confession to make. No, it wasn’t the pretence of...

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11th February, 2020

Innovation Fitness

Those that know me will be aware that when I’m not helping companies innovate, I love an outdoor...

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13th January, 2020

What Happens in Vegas?

I just escaped two full-on days at CES2020. Despite my FOMO (fear of missing out), there will be much I...

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13th December, 2019

How to make better business growth decisions

In the UK we have just had a general election. It has been a contentious battle with politics being disrupted as...

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28th November, 2019

How I Did (Not) Create the Raspberry Pi

Ten years ago I was working for a company which developed low power multimedia processors. My role was to design and...

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18th November, 2019

Genetic Sequencing: Medical and Life Insurance

This is the third blog by Peter in his series ‘Disruptive Tech’. ...

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29th October, 2019

Harvest Innovation - Changes in Agriculture

On 6th November, the NEC in Birmingham will open its doors to the Farm...

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22nd October, 2019

What is Intuitive Design?

Companies often desire for a product or service to be ‘intuitive to use’ or incorporate...

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07th October, 2019

Artificial Intelligence, Patents and Coca-Cola – Is It Always the Real Thing?

Coca-Cola’s recipe is one of the best kept trade secrets in the world. Developed by a pharmacist, it has been...

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19th September, 2019

Disruption Summit Europe 2019: Playing with Lego

‘Radical innovation is becoming normal’ was a recurring theme at this...

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12th September, 2019

Lab Grown: Meat to meet consumer demand

In this blog, Peter Debenham gives his opinion on the future of the meat industry, and its disruptive lab-grown...

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04th September, 2019

Ideas Are Not Enough

People often see idea creation as the most important aspect of innovation. We hear people lament, “if only I...

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22nd August, 2019

No Job Description Here. Create Your Own Future.

The classic quote goes: “hard skills get you the interview; soft skills get you the...

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14th August, 2019

How Electric Cars Will Change the World

Imagine this front page heading in your newspaper tomorrow morning: “Electric car sales reach 25%: All...

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30th July, 2019

Tomorrow's World: A.I. and Natural Language Speech Processing

In this blog series, resident IEX Senior Consultant, Peter Debenham, shares his predictions for how certain...

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12th July, 2019

Why innovation partnerships should be more like a physio and less like a doctor.

Several years ago I had needed to seek the advice of UK doctors and physiotherapists to try to treat a long-standing...

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25th June, 2019

Innovation learnings from a designer

The Front End Innovation (FEI) Europe conference was held last week in parallel with the larger ISPIM...

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21st June, 2019

A new way forward, proposing the IEX way

This is the final blog of our 5 part Ignite Innovation blog series from the Head of Ignite Exponential, Alan...

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19th June, 2019

An observation about innovation collaborations…

This is the fourth blog of our 5 part Ignite Innovation blog series from the Head of Ignite Exponential, Alan...

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12th June, 2019

How your process (might) get in the way of strategic innovation

This is the third blog of our 5 part ‘Ignite Innovation’ blog series from the Head of Ignite...

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06th June, 2019

Why is repeatable innovation so hard… (and what you can do about it)

This is the second blog of our 5 part "Ignite Innovation" series from the Head of Ignite Exponential,...

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04th June, 2019

What can we learn about innovation from water lilies?

This is the first blog of our 5 part "Ignite Innovation" series from the Head of Ignite Exponential,...

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30th May, 2019

Toronto's Innovation Explosion

I led a workshop in Toronto last week exploring the need for strategic innovation and some...

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14th May, 2019

Why Plextek created Ignite Exponential

Customers have been asking us to solve some of the hardest engineering problems for nearly thirty years.  In...

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