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Contributor Profile

Roy Sharples

Director, Microsoft

Roy Sharples is dedicated to instilling artistic practice into technology-enabled business innovation. He focuses on bringing new services and solutions to market that strive to create wealth and make people’s lives better through the people-centered design based approach. Roy has diverse international experiences at developing growth businesses at the corporate cutting-edge, emerging markets and with innovative start-ups.
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5.10.2013Roy Sharples
How is technology being used in your organization to better enable business growth through the creation and realization of new business models and revenue streams? How is innovation being managed from envisioning, incubating and bringing to market new products, services and experiences profitably? Innovation has moved from the periphery of many corporate agendas to become the core element for strategic growth. Many businesses are looking to better industrialize the creation of wealth through creative business practice coupled with the organizational capability and capacity to execute...
1.4.2013Roy Sharples
Thinking like a designer can transform the way you develop products, services, processes, and strategy. It is about...
3.23.2012Roy Sharples
We have always identified with the way "outsiders" and maverick designers thought about the world around them and the inhabitants within it...
1.1.2012Roy Sharples
Retail customers are increasingly well-informed. Retail businesses are too. Their customers are providing more information about themselves, in endless streams of both observed...
1.1.2012Roy Sharples
The capital markets industry is at an inflection point, as the unsettled landscape presents nearly unprecedented risks and also rapidly evolving growth opportunities...