WHAT IS IT?
We work with technologists, user experience experts and business analysts to
identify challenges and help solve them with human centered technology.
No spectators allowed.
This is NOT a conference; less talking, more building!
We identify problems and bring opportunities to life by creating
prototyped solutions to test with real audiences over a 10-day period.
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
According to Forbes more companies need to innovate to improve these declining numbers.
Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders with human centered
technology to identify and address these challenges.
Average lifespan of a successful
S&P 500 Company in the 1920’s:
Average lifespan today:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
In most cases, no one person is assigned the responsibility
of driving innovation within an organisation. We have identified the
following disciplines as being key driving forces in the process of
initiating organizational change.
Responsible for executive decisions regarding the purchase of IT equipment, the creation of new systems, and leading and directing the workforce of an organisation.
Responsible for facilitating growth, sales, and marketing strategies; the objectives of this being revenue generation, cost reduction, or risk mitigation.
Responsible for developing, communicating, and implementing a company’s strategy, internally and externally, so that all employees, partners, suppliers, and contractors understand the company-wide strategic plan and how it carries out the company’s overall goals.
OUR INNOVATION FACILITATORS
Simon is a broadcaster, experience designer and product strategist with a passion for fintech and other areas of innovation that challenge the status quo. He currently works with startups aiming to fix the broken world of money, including 22seven, BitX, Curve and AlphaCode. Simon also hosts the Binary podcast and a weekly technology show on 5FM.
Developed, built and lead a diverse team in three regional offices responsible for the technological, editorial and multimedia production of Media24 News' digital properties. Production of apps, as well as supporting cloud architecture, paywall systems and content management systems. His current work spans a wide variety of industries, focused on the intersection of connected hardware and software, helping startups in technology development, branding, marketing and financing.
Urbian is a new kind of firm: one that thinks like a start-up, understands brands like an agency, and creates products and services like an innovation firm. They are made up of strategists, designers and developers who work in small collaborative teams with clients, helping them solve big problems. These solutions are transformed into experiences that transform brands, grow business and delight people. Their current focus are in health, B to B, eCommerce, retail and tourism.
What previous clients had to say:
WHEN AND WHERE?
We have a few sessions available:
1) 1st – 12th February 2017
2) 7th – 18th March 2017
3) 4th – 15th April 2017
4) 2nd – 13th May 2017
5) 6th – 17th June 2017
6) 4th – 15th July 2017
7) 1st – 12th August 2017
8) 5th – 16th September 2017
9) 3rd – 14th October 2017
10) 7th – 18th November 2017
17 Dock Road
V & A Waterfront
Please Note: We are currently based in Cape Town,
however we are able to adjust the venue to better suit your preferred location.
Each application is carefully reviewed to ensure the requirements are achievable and have the opportunity to disrupt within a sector. If you have require any more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us:
Phone +27 21 422 3241