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Five reasons to attend Ag Innovations Bootcamp

The Ag Innovations Bootcamp returns October 1-2, 2019.  Hosted by Rezare and Fieldays Society, this bespoke training opportunity for New Zealand agricultural businesses offers a curated learning journey to grow your business capabilities.  The two-day bootcamp covers new product development, understanding your customers, business model development, creative problem solving and a whole lot more. We […]

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Time to demonstrate sustainable delivery of human nutrition

As the debate about the carbon footprint of livestock farming rages on, I was encouraged to hear a very persuasive presentation from Professor Michael Lee recently. Michael heads up the team at UK-based Rothamsted Research’s North Wyke site, a world leading centre for farm-scale ruminant livestock production research. In the past couple of years, North […]

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How do you build empathy with your agricultural technology customers?

Customer Empathy will be well-known to anyone who has heard about design thinking. So too, for that matter, anyone who has attended an Ag Innovations Bootcamp. Customer empathy is fundamental to creating great design that meets people’s needs. So how do you do it? Empathy or sympathy? Often “customer empathy” can sound a bit soft […]

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#EvokeAg – Making the agritech ecosystem visible and discoverable

We recently attended and exhibited at EvokeAg, the new agrifood international technology event specifically for the food and farming community hosted by AgriFutures Australia. EvokeAg brought together more than 1100 attendees from across the Australian and wider agriculture and agritech industries, including 100+ attendees from New Zealand and a substantial contingent from Israel. The event […]

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Embracing The Unknown: Reflecting on the First Ag Innovations Bootcamp

Jeremy Suisted, 25 February 2019 Confession time. It was with more-than-a-little nervousness that I arrived to Rezare Systems’ Ag Innovations Bootcamp at Mystery Creek in December. I wasn’t nervous about the content – as a facilitator I had guided and coached many teams through design thinking and innovation experiences. I wasn’t nervous about the size […]

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Three steps to your agritech product vision

You’re creating the future: a product or service that does not yet exist. How do you ensure your team is on the same page? Do you tell them how they will build it? How it will work? Or do you paint the picture of how it will make people’s lives better? Your investors and partners […]

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Ag Innovations Bootcamp – All Coming Together

Things are coming together for the Ag Innovations Bootcamp (5-6 Dec, Mystery creek, Hamilton). We’ve put our heads together with NZ National Fieldays and our partners Amazon Web Services and support from AGMARDT to bring you some great keynote speakers: Jenene Crossan – The brilliant digital entrepreneur behind some of new Zealand’s most recognisable digital […]

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Ag Innovations Bootcamp – Early-bird Special

Do you have an idea for what could be the next great agricultural or ag-tech product or service? Looking for ways to reliably convert ideas and concepts into products or services that meet the real needs of the market and your business? Ag Innovations Bootcamp (5-6 December 2018, Hamilton, New Zealand) is a two-day workshop […]

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5 tactics of an effective agritech product manager

Why are relatively few agritech products achieving adoption at scale when billions of dollars are being invested internationally every year? New start-ups appear almost weekly. And established companies are shifting from small innovations around the edges to major projects that sit at the heart of business plans. Yet for all this activity, few product ideas […]