"Nick Lansley's Innovation Lab" is your audio journey through the world of innovation, exploring ways of making innovation work in your role, your company, even your life!
In each episode, Nick reveals techniques and insight to help you deliver great innovation projects from idea to implementation. He will also teach how to get that essential 'innovation attitude'!
Nick will also get insight from his friends in innovation and tune into the best minds in the business so you can receive great inspiration.
Nick intends the show to be professional but light-hearted and enjoyable listen-in whether you are at home or on the move.
Together, let's make innovation work!
Machine Learning Algorithms - Where is the democratic accountability?
The new generation of machine-learning decision-making computer algorithms are proliferating - but where is public accountability? And what is 'machine-learning' anyway? Nick explores this brave new world starting with a fiasco in UK education when such an algorithm wrecked student chances of making it to University. Nick will also reveal how he is coding machine-learning algorithms himself.
Forget college degrees? Employers are recruiting students direct from online tech courses
Why go to college or university if you want the sort of career in programming and software development when numerous posted jobs are not looking for a degree? Why did Google set up some online courses and then declare “In our own hiring, we will now treat these new career certificates as the equivalent of a four-year degree for related roles.” Find out more as education in the fast moving world of tech is changing dramatically.
Keep your mind in a good place (with guest Assunta Cucca)
In this episode, I’m continuing my journey into understanding the mental challenges and innovative solutions for dealing with our strange new world of staying at home and for some, self-isolation.
Joining me this week is resilience and engagement coach Assunta Cucca who will reveal mental tools to keep our mental health in a good place during lockdown.
Find out more about Assunta and her work at https://kokoroconsultancy.co.uk
How to Work From Home (with guest Dr. Richard MacKinnon)
Working from home has now become the 'New Normal' thanks to Coronavirus and self-isolation.
In this episode, Nick is joined by top workplace psychologist, Dr Richard MacKinnon, who will reveal the techniques to help you work from home effectively. After listening, head to Dr MacKinnon's website https://www.worklifepsych.com/workingfromhome/ for more in-depth information.
In this launch episode of the new Innovation Lab 2020 podcast, Nick explores an innovative technique that can greatly improve the outcomes of projects for all stakeholders: 'Utopian Destinations'.
Innovation Lab starts March 16 2020 - Preview
Hello, I’m Innovation Insider Nick Lansley and I have some great news:
My Innovation Lab podcast is returning to the pod waves! It’s been 5 years since I left Tesco Labs and launched my own innovation consultancy. So for you, I’m here to distil the very best news and insight, and a thought for your day, from the world of innovation. Can't wait to get started!