The Way Forward for Innovation in Australia

Old innovation ecosystem models are broken, it is time to realise the open models based around startups (particularly scalable global product based tech startups) are the key to our future. The above diagram by StartupCommons summarises the change in focus at a macro level, we also need to look at the basics of our cultural … Continue reading The Way Forward for Innovation in Australia

Internet Trends Analysis

Here at Cooper & Co we have a long standing appreciation of the work of Mary Meeker who is now @KPCB and continues to produce her excellent Internet Trends report on a semi regular basis. Here are our top points extracted from the rather wonderful 164 pages of charts Mary and her team provided. Many of … Continue reading Internet Trends Analysis

Enterprise Portfolio Management

Building on years of work in large enterprises, we are pleased to announce a Beta release for the next Cooper & Co product - Enpoma. Enpoma is an Enterprise Portfolio Management tool for tracking applications used in large organisations. Enpoma lets you track, profile and analyse the strategic aspects of your applications like risk profile, … Continue reading Enterprise Portfolio Management

City Differentiation

I recently had this innovative communications video shared with me, it highlights the innovative and differentiated position of Sweden, with a focus on Stockholm. While some of it is little more than a gimmick, most of it is rather smart and achieves remarkable 'cut-through' in a time efficient manner. Innovation, sustainability and technology are three … Continue reading City Differentiation

Australia – Central To Asian Century

The recent discussion about Australia's Asian Century is simply one of our largest opportunities but also one of our largest understated achievements. Australia has always been part of Asia. The recent statements by the current government are merely playing catchup and grabbing easy headlines. The reality is we have been closely part of Asia for generations. We … Continue reading Australia – Central To Asian Century