Cannabis Pioneers vs. Cannabis Innovators: Who Has the Advantage?

Being the first almost never means being the best. https://unsplash.com/photos/xyDQNmT6vSs In today’s innovation marketplace, everybody wants to be the first. Tech and non-tech companies alike are racing to raise capital for “crypto”, “blockchain,” and “AI”. Yet these sectors and technologies are still not even close to mass adoption. Today’s entrepreneurs are obsessed with disruption. While […]

How Blockchain Enables Next-Generation Data Governance

Blockchain technology is at the center of next-generation operating models. https://pixabay.com/en/blockchain-cryptocurrency-network-3277335 Data governance is dead. Although its principles are more important than ever, the operating models that today’s enterprises use have become barriers to innovation. Therefore, new companies need to start looking at blockchain technology to avoid falling even further behind. New applications and system […]

Where AI Is Really Headed: Intelligence-as-a-Service

Complex, risky enterprise technology integrations will soon be a thing of the past. https://pixabay.com/en/artificial-intelligence-ai-robot-2228610/ Risk is at the heart of every capital enterprise. Someone who risks their resources investing in a potential business is ultimately accountable for the success or demise of that business. During the industrial revolution, capital enterprise typically meant building huge factories, […]

Oh Ship! A Conversation About the Creative Process

Oh Ship! A Conversation About the Creative Process This week on Oh Ship Freddie Laker is joined by special guest and expert designer, Juan Morales, to talk about how to manage the creative process with different types of clients, the challenges of being a ‘creative’ in the agency and consulting world, and their personal Oh Ship […]

Three Survival Strategies For Legacy CPG’s

Far and wide across the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail economy, digital disruption is forcing legacy brands to radically reevaluate how they view production, distribution, and consumption in the digital age. Distribution and sales models date back 100 years and incumbents are slowly adapting to the rise of “digital native” consumers. This consumer is […]

Oh Ship! A Conversation About Toxic Cultures

This week on Oh Ship Ben Way and Freddie Laker discuss toxic cultures. Toxic cultures? Yes, a fantastic band name, but also a terrible environment for work, happiness, and success. Join them as they dive into subjects of strong vs weak team members, identifying when a business culture is going wrong and when to change that. […]

Oh Ship! A Conversation About Leadership

Oh Ship! is a new web series from Chameleon Collective Partners Freddie Laker and Ben Way.  It’s a light hearted conversation around entrepreneurship, investing and dealing with investors, running companies, innovation, any other random things that Freddie and Ben are inspired by. Serious subjects, but rarely serious, the show is (in their own words) “a […]

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