Issue 18 | Summer 2019


The briefing

The latest business and technology news, comment and analysis from the editorial team at our sister publication Verdict

There's still room for improvement in innovation

IKE CEO Professor Sa'ad Medhat shares insights from a recent IKE study into the innovation capacity of engineering-related businesses across Europe

Making an impact through social value reporting

Matt Haworth, co-founder of Impact Reporting, discusses how his technology tool can help organisations improve their social value reporting

How to use analytics for the greater good

We hear from SAS how data analytics can augment the ability of public sector professionals to make better decisions

Governance: the surprise element in idea generation

Research from Grant Thornton UK highlights the power of good governance in supporting innovative thinking

Four tips for doing professional development right

How organisations can create a culture of innovation by encouraging learning and development among their employees

Challenging misconceptions about engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering is highlighting the breadth of engineering careers available to young people in a bid to tackle the UK's growing skills shortage

Don't lose the S in STEM

Why the trend of treating STEM as one subject could come at the expense of authentic science education for students

AI for Good Summit highlights

Views on the role of artificial intelligence in promoting sustainable development, from some of the key speakers and organisations involved in the UN's AI for Good Summit

Further reading

A selection of in-depth features and analysis across business, technology and industry, chosen by our editor from our sister publications