Innovation

Tesco Hack 2017: Offering Personalised Promotions to Customers

    Team IBM, formed left to right of Kiran Smith, Peter Ford, Hugo Pinto, Zack Pollard and Dan Cunnington attended the annual Tesco Hackathon at Tesco Labs in Welywn Garden City. The team started by using IBM Design Thinking to focus on two particular pain points for Tesco and their customers. Firstly, promotions to […]

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CrisisHack 2017 – Second Place for Gather and Emerging Technology

  Background How can technology help in the humanitarian response to natural disasters? At CrisisHack, our intrepid Emerging Technology team – the “Hursley Hackers” (Dan Cunnington, Adrian Lee, Sanaz Yeganefard, Rosie Lickorish, Perry Harwood, Richard Tomsett, and Dave Braines) alongside John Archer from Gather – set out to investigate this question.  We had access to […]

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Balance: Facebook Project Journalism Hackathon

Learn how two emerging technology specialists created ‘Balance’ – a news service which provides a cross publisher view on similar and opposing articles. Anna Thomas and Dan Cunnington from Emerging Technology attended the event in London and the day kicked off with a panel discussion from various companies within the media industry. The panel included […]

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FCA Hack on Financial Services and Mental Health

Over Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th of March, myself and Adelina from ET joined the IBM Interactive Labs to form a team called ‘Bank On Us’. As part of a hackathon, we were tasked by the FCA with creating tools to help break down barriers between financial difficulty and living with mental health problems. Problem & […]

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Experience of Innovation in Emerging Technology

The last thing anyone wants to read is another “10 tips on how to be innovative”. People or groups that genuinely are creative, inspiring or innovative rarely make that claim of themselves. They don’t need to. That being said, I’m part of a team in IBM called Emerging Technology and we do run innovation workshops with colleagues, […]

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