Innovation is Technology

The most valuable companies in the world were created in the last 15-20 years and they are all technology based companies. Technological advances are disrupting the status quo, how will this impact you?

Key take-aways:

  • Observe disruptive technologies of the near and distant future
  • Experience disruptive technologies in action
  • Understand how this will impact your business in the near future
  • Digital transformation, IOT and AI what does this mean practically
  • Understand how Virtual/ Augmented / Mixed reality / IOT and AI will impact your business
  • What technologies you should adopt when
  • How to partner with global companies on technology
  • Why Intelligent Augmentation (IA) is more important than Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    for the medium to long-term
  • Exploring and meeting technology companies
  • How to prepare the journey ahead
  • How to embrace risk and uncertainty with AI and machine learning

Date: 6 - 8 June 2019
Venue: 11 Mackay Blairgowrie, Randburg, Johannesburg
Time: Closed Event

Please note, this is a closed event till further notice as it is part of a full international innovation journey.

What it takes to be a successful small-to-medium sized enterprise

Date: 31 May 2019
Venue: Mackay Blairgowrie, Randburg, Johannesburg
Time: 09:00 - 12:30

Over the past 25 years, Coenie Middel has conducted tactical research on why some companies are successful and why others are not. During this free Interactive session, we will explore current trends, industry frictions and innovations that any small-to-medium sized enterprise should be looking out for. This session will allow you to innovate your business, stay relevant for the future and share experiences with like-minded innovative business owners.

Innovation Masterclass

Whether you are thinking about profit models, products, services, processes, structure, brand and customer engagements you need to work systematically through a process to find elegant solutions. Presented as a jam-packed two day course, the Innovation Masterclass is for anyone who works as a professional, consultant, manager, entrepreneur or CEO, who deals with culture, product, service or process innovation in an operational, strategic or organisational context.

Gijs van Wulfen and Coenie Middel will share their inspiring and practical insight from reality, in an interactive way and empower you to innovate within your organisation.

The course will cover subjects like:
  • Defining an innovation focus
  • Identifying customers’ frictions
  • The secrets of ideation and
  • Essential elements in a business case for new concepts.

Date: 6 & 7 May 2019
Venue: CSIR International Conference Centre, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria East.
Time: Full day
Price: R11 000 p.p. valid until 5 May 2019

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Making South Africa World Class in Education

The use of animation has changed the way of providing education by adding an element of entertainment to the process of teaching and learning. The use of animated instructional material helps to present a complex concept in a simple form, create more interests towards a subject, motivate students for better learning, increase the accuracy of content and improve students’ overall academic performance. Join us for a free session on how we’ve managed to brought Disney and Marvel into the way teachers are educating their children.

Date: 12 April 2019
Venue: 11 Mackay Blairgowrie, Randburg, Johannesburg
Time: 09:00 - 12:30

 

Challenge The Complex Quest Of Our World Through Innovation

Product life cycles have decreased by a factor of 4 over the last fifty years, making innovation essential. However, innovation is often difficult, risky and a drain on resources. Our Innovation session is designed to address your organisations immediate need, within a shorter time period. This programme is compact learning formats that will familiarise your organisation and team with the FORTH methodology, Innovative tools, techniques and technology to foster a culture of innovation.

Date: 1 March 2019
Venue: 11 Mackay Blairgowrie Randburg, Johannesburg
Time: 09:00 - 12:30

Challenge the complex quest of our world through Innovation

The front end of innovation starts with an idea; technology; a problem or a business issue and ends with a well-founded new business case. Our Innovation session is designed to address your organisations immediate need, within a shorter time period. This programme is compact learning formats that will familiarise your organisation and team with the FORTH methodology, Innovative tools, techniques and technology to foster a culture of innovation.

Date: 8 February 2019
Venue: Rustenberg Wines, Stellenbosch, Cape Town

Innovation Facilitation

The front end of innovation starts with an idea, a technology, a problem or a business issue and ends with a well-founded new business case. The Middel & Partners innovation approach is based on the premise that innovation is the art of making hard things easy and for innovation to succeed it has to be woven into the everyday fabric of the company just like any other organisational capability.

Date: 30 November 2018

Innovation Facilitation

The acceleration of change and scale of disruption from data, digital technologies, globalisation and other forces means organisations have to evolve to survive. The biggest challenge to innovation however, is not how to generate new ideas and opportunities, it’s how to make innovation a deeply embedded capability in the organisation.

Date: 22 November 2018

Planning your Practice

SAIBA’s Planning Your Practice for 2019 Bootcamp is a two-day event which will explore how to be successful in practice management in today’s challenging climate and will give you the tools to put together your very own strategic business plan for 2019.

Date: 14 - 15 November 2018

Innovation Masterclass: How to start innovation effectively

For the first time ever in South Africa Gijs van Wulfen and Coenie Middel hosted a two day interactive masterclass where delegates learned about the FORTH innovation method for business case creation that ensures that innovation excellence generate profits for tomorrow.

Date: 17 - 18 April 2018

Go Forth and Prosper POWWOW

A presentation, conversation and experiential exploration of applied innovation from a global perspective.

Date: 19 April 2018