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2022
Pulling Internal Customers into the Innovation Process

How can you best engage your company's decision-makers in your innovation programs? A major Hollywood studio worked with our partners at the ILO institute to advise leaders in the studio’s innovation program.

2022
Q&A: Blockchain Technology for Food & Beverage Supply Chains

U+ shares insights on the current state of blockchain technologies and their value in applications across food and beverage supply chains in this unique Q&A style feature report.

2022
How to Set Up a Customer Experience Framework

Across all industries, customer experience (CX) is vital to thriving in today's highly competitive market. Learn how to build a strong CX framework in this step-by-step guide.

2022
How Business-Model Innovation Is Becoming King

To develop effective new habits and expand your horizons in thinking and planning around business-model innovation, you need to ask yourself three important questions. Learn what those questions are in the highlights from a recent gathering hosted by our partners at the ILO Institute.

2021
Insurance is Overdue for Digital Transformation—Now’s the Time to Innovate

This year, InsurTech companies are zeroing in on a new generation of digitally native consumers. This means re-evaluating tech stacks and integrating innovative tools to stay competitive. Discover why digital transformation is essential to insurers now more than ever, and see the top insurance innovators to watch in 2022.

2021
The 4 Essential Dos and Don’ts for Launching Healthtech Products

For healthcare companies, the road to launching a successful digital product is a challenging one. Here are some guidelines to start you off on the right foot.

2021
How Pharma Is Connecting Digital Innovation to Physical Products

Digital innovation is helping pharmaceutical companies meet rising customer demand while generating billions of dollars in value to tech-savvy market players. Learn about progressive telehealth solutions and Direct-to-Consumer services, and read about some of the leaders in this rapidly expanding space.

2021
Making U.S. Hospital Pricing Transparency Laws Work for Your Business

U.S. federal law requires hospitals across the country to make their prices substantially more accessible to consumers. In this Insights article, we explain what that means for your healthcare business, and how you can benefit from it.

2021
How Global Trends are Influencing the Way We Work and Recruit Talent at U+

While many companies struggle with workplace changes caused by The Great Resignation, U+ has found success by embracing policies centered around the needs of its employees and expanding its remote-based international workforce

2021
Baby Boomers: A Bigger Digital Market Than You Might Think

Baby Boomers are a lot more tech-savvy than you might think. Let’s explore how the wealthiest living generation interacts with technology, particularly when it comes to healthcare.

2021
Why Private Equity is ripe for Digital Transformation

Digitalization has entered all industries and all types of businesses. At the same time, the number of private equity firms increased over the past years, making their execution capabilities even more important than the amount of capital they are ready to deploy

2021
The State of Digital Transformation in Healthcare

While the healthcare industry is behind in terms of digital transformation when compared to others, most healthcare professionals are innovating with urgency this year. Let’s find out why and what the technologies being adopted are.

2021
Future of Food – People, Planet & Economy

Agritechnology has seen a strong rise over the past years, while attracting a number of new possibilities in agriculture and farming. Starting from improving crop yields to boosting productivity and generally cutting down production costs, agritech provides benefits to all – the people, the planet and the economy.

2021
Insights on Innovation from U+

Whether local or global, the marketplace is becoming highly competitive. As a result, successful exploration of new ideas is crucial to the growth and efficiency of a company and the most essential way to protect market share.

2021
The Importance of Stage-Relevant Teams For An Organization's Success

Bringing a new product to market requires a team of experienced innovators with startup DNA and stage-relevance experience. Stage-relevance, whether through building your own team or partnering with one, is crucial to every company's success.

2021
Why Your Company Should be Using a Fast Follower Innovation Strategy

The most successful innovators aren’t Disruptors, they’re fast followers. They closely monitor emerging user trends, leverage their customer ecosystem and build what customers are already adopting.

2021
How Covid-19 Spurred Smarter, More Accessible Healthcare

Healthcare is the latest industry to experience a sudden, spectacular merging of technology and business. Know the reasons why healthcare services going online is more than just a trend.

2021
How to Become a Learning Organization to Boost Innovation and Profitability

Continuous learning is the key to achieving business goals, developing a competitive edge and reaching business success.

2021
How to Maximize Your Marketing Spend With First-Party Data

Staying actively engaged with customers while getting the highest possible ROI on your marketing spend is the never ending challenge faced by companies both big and small.

2021
Parametric Insurance Is a Tonic for Insurers and Their Customers

Insurance has gotten a lot more interesting over the past few years. Helmed by progressive leadership, a growing number of insurance companies are making strategic investments in digital innovation.

2021
The Future of Automotive Services 2021

The automotive industry is rapidly turning sci-fi concepts into reality. Until relatively recently, concepts as electric vehicles (EV), driverless cars, and contactless service stations were the stuff of fiction and speculation.

2021
Identifying the Latest Digital Trends and Opportunities in UAE Retail—Part 2

Even after the pandemic subsides, UAE retailers who continue to rely on in-store sales will have a negative impact on their revenues...

2021
Identifying the Latest Digital Trends and Opportunities in UAE Retail—Part 1

COVID-19 has rewritten the retail rulebook. Health and safety concerns are now a purchase driver...

2021
U+ Welcomes Silicon Valley Luminary Sean Sheppard to the Team

Silicon Valley luminary, venture capitalist and serial tech entrepreneur Sean Sheppard elevates capabilities of corporate venture builder U+

2020
How Sustainable Insurance Can Create a Greener World

Sustainable Insurance aims to reduce risk, develop innovative solutions, improve business performance

2020
The Circular Economy is a $1 Trillion Opportunity

The road to achieving the Circular Economy may be full of obstacles, but many startups and global players are advancing along it. Learn about the trends shaping the future of this ecological, and profitable, concept.

2020
Telco and the Industry 4.0 Revolution

Learn how telecommunications companies are at the heart of a new digital and social transformation through their investments in technology.

2020
The Importance of Creating a Digital Strategy for Online Insurance Companies

With the constant evolution of business and customer care online, insurance companies need to hire or work with a digital architect and develop a digital strategy to modernize their core business.

2020
Discover the Catalysts Behind the Latest Explosion in FinTech

We delve into recent investment activity and share the latest interesting trends and innovations in this exponentially growing business sector.

2020
The Digital Trends That Are Waking Up the Sleeping Giant of Insurtech

We take a deep dive into the innovations, challenges, and opportunities within the multi-billion dollar Insurtech industry.