London, UK, March 7th 2017 – Technology leader in supplier collaboration platforms, Old St Labs, has partnered with global telecommunications company Vodafone Group, to drive greater collaboration and innovation within Vodafone’s supply chain. Vodafone recognises that many future innovations in the telecoms space will flow from an organisation’s extended value chain and supplier collaboration is the most …
Innovation is defined as the process of ideation, evaluation, selection, development, and implementation of new or improved products, services, or programs
Coupa Founder Joins Old St Labs
Big news from London’s South Bank. The founder of Coupa Software, Noah Eisner, has joined the Old St Labs advisory board and will be helping to plan the growth of our business as we launch into the future! As well as founding Coupa, who successfully IPO’ed in October (prompting me to question if procurement software had …
Gamification and Vizibl
What Is Gamification? Gamification is the concept of applying game mechanics and game design techniques to engage and motivate people to achieve their goals. This mechanism is extremely powerful and is transforming business models by creating new ways to extend relationships, craft longer-term engagement, and drive customer / employee loyalty. The root cause of this …
Introducing LUCYD – The Cognitive Engine for Commercial Relationships
The team at Old Street Labs is proud to introduce LUCYD, a cognitive engine, that powers commercial relationships. What is LUCYD? Harnessing machine learning and algorithms, LUCYD provides users with actionable information and insights that enable them to better understand commercial relationships. By uncovering opportunities, identifying risks and predicting trends LUCYD powers smarter business decisions.
Top 5 TED Talks to Inspire Your Supplier Innovation Programme
In my opinion TED is the best website in the world. Here are my top 5 TED Talks to inspire you and your organisation to put your Supplier Innovation programme on steroids. My personal favourite is Eddie Obeng presentation on Smart failure for a fast-changing world – if you only have time to watch one video watch this one.
Best Innovation Posts of January 2013
Innovation and especially the ability to access the innovation from your supplier base is one of the big areas I’m researching this year. As such on a daily basis I am reading a lot of articles on the topic.
Welcome to Old St Labs (OSL)
Hello and welcome to Old St Labs (OSL). The OSL team will be blogging here on a range of ideas thoughts and of course our company culture. We are keen to share with you some of the challenges and of course opportunities we face as a business working with our customers, who range from tech …