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New Report Reveals Tech Often Undermines Innovation

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While it may seem intuitive that technology should enable innovation, Cisco’s State of Global Innovation research suggests that the reverse is often the case. It does suggest that technology teams need to do a better job in supporting innovation, however.

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Financial Reporting Can Harm Innovation

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The challenges involved in measuring innovation are legion, and this can be especially challenging in public companies that have reporting requirements. New research from The Business School shows that relaxation in reporting frequency would help the long-term thinking that is so important for innovation to thrive.

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Companies Aren’t Reporting Their Carbon Footprint Accurately

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Many companies are falling short in reporting on key categories known as Scope 3. Even though companies might boast about being environmentally conscious, the study indicates that many are neglecting the comprehensive reporting of their carbon footprint, especially in the crucial Scope 3 areas. ”

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Can Corporate Secrecy Bolster Innovation?

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Research from Chicago Booth highlights how disclosing too much information can be harmful to profits, however, as it can damage the innovative capabilities of the firm. The researchers examined what happens when South Korean regulators relaxed the reporting requirements relating to the cost of sales of companies.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks.

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Report Reveals The Lack Of Diversity In The Creative Industries

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A recent report has spotlighted the continued dominance of graduates within the creative workforce, underscoring persistent disparities in access to higher education in the creative field. “This APPG report’s findings illuminate not just the challenges but also the opportunities that lie ahead,” the authors explain.

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New Report Highlights The Growth In Emerging Market Unicorns

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The report reveals that while the majority of unicorns remain based in the United States, the emerging market is rapidly catching up, with China alone home to around 40% of the unicorns in existence today. For instance, Sao Paulo is the only ecosystem in the region listed in the top 30 locations in the 2020 Startup Genome report.

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