Innovation

#LKNA14 San Francisco May 5-8, 2014

We’re coming to San Francisco! Looking forward to hearing some fantastic speakers talk about modern management methods and share a few stories and thoughts of our own. We’ve got a couple of slots: The first will be a talk on Tuesday about Black Swan Farming — tilting the playing field to discover, nurture and speed up the delivery of value.… Read more →

Great products are built by great teams

In today’s world, whatever we do has to have meaning — it’s not just about money anymore. Some of that meaning can come from working together, with a common purpose. But what we build together should also mean something, and resonate in some way, with the wider world — the external audience. Esko Kilpi talks about communication in terms of… Read more →

Real Options: Embracing Uncertainty

Delaying a decision as long as possible is often a good idea! Sounds counterintuitive doesn’t it, particularly for those of us with a well developed “sense of urgency”, like me! Real Options is about knowing when you have to make a decision. They are a great way to avoid making early decisions that could be irreversible. An Agile mindset requires you to always… Read more →

Transforming Container Shipping through Innovation

Our industry is in trouble. The most “innovative” thing we have done in the last few years is to simply slow down our ships.  Whilst this has been great for absorbing excess capacity, reducing bunker cost and improving reliability, it’s not something that is likely to differentiate for very long because it’s easy for our competitors to copy (everyone is doing it… Read more →

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