WFH? Not so fast

A movement is forming around the future of work; saying goodbye to the office in return for unrestricted flexibility to work from wherever whenever and however you might choose. It’s the future, damn it! First of all, I will always be very reluctant to base any long term strategy on a short term experience of…

Corona thoughts, Part 6

A lot of people are busy talking about how the current pandemic and the lockdown will change the way we live and the way we work going forward. Focusing on the latter, some people suggest that the time of the office hours is dead, and that more people will be working remotely from hereon, because…

Get the outside view

If you’re stuck in whatever you’re doing or trying to accomplish, look outside your team and get an outside view on what you’re doing and where you should be taking things. True, the person you approach may not be a subject matter expert like yourself. But on the other hand the person is also not…

Remote humans

Working remotely is getting a lot of additional buzz following the outbreak of corona-virus, as people all over scramble to try to put themselves out of harms way and/or following the advice of local health authorities. While there is a lot of great things to be said about working remotely – and there are –…

We’re hiring!

At inQvation we have a lot of different projects in the pipeline. This includes a couple of projects that we feel strongly about in terms of potential to become new, great startups. In order get these projects to market, I am hiring a new frontend developer for the Studio team. The right candidate has a…

Welcome, Alita!

Today is a special day at inQvation Studio. Today is the day where Alita Juzene joins us as our new Growth Designer. Alita has a background as graphic designer specialized in digital concept development, and in the team she will be on point to help us bring our ideas to life, one experiment at a…

Join us!

If you are interested in working with turning ideas into viable startups, I have the perfect opportunity for you: Apply to become Growth Designer in our Studio team at inQvation. We never know, when we start out with an idea, if it is going to fly or come crashing down on us. That is why…

Customer #1

The other day I sat down with one of our investments to discuss their potential future direction. It was an interesting and productive session with some key questions arising during the conversation. One of those discussions was around who the customer actually is? If you’re developing a B2B solution, is your customer the company, you…

It takes a team to win

Great teams succeed together. A team full of individual stars lacking coordination and communication between the various positions fail no matter how good and expensive they individually are. If those things are true in sports, does it come as a surprise that it goes for corporate innovation as well? A great football manager knows that…

Progress report – May 2019

It’s been a month since I joined inQvation Studio, and what a month it has been; fastpaced, fun and with a lot of excitement about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. I have spent the month catching up on all the thinking that has gone into building the Studio idea. Furthermore I have been…