S2E6 - The Pivot
Maud never lost interest in working when she had kids. But as any busy working parent knows, sometimes you have to be flexible. Maud has learned the art of how to pivot, both at home and in her role as a Procurement Engineer too.
S2E5 - The Disruptors
The things Ke Ke Qi builds may not be made of mortar and bricks, but as a Software Architect at Philips' China Digital Innovation Lab, he creates digital structures and platforms. This is how digital innovation works in the global age. Adapting to it is part of his job.
S2E4 - It's 9 O'Clock Somewhere
You know the expression “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere”? Pradeep seems to be much more interested in the fact that it’s 9 o’clock somewhere. His job is definitely not 9 to 5, and he likes it that way.
S2E3 - Getting It Just Right
When you have an idea that's a game-changer, you want to make sure that it's executed perfectly. That's Kok Leng Tang's job as group leader for Function and Product Development for Garment Care in Singapore - to make sure that revolutionary ideas actually work.
S2E2 - Rise Up
Annie lives in Kenya and wants to help those who need it in innovative ways. But how can you rise up and maximize innovation when your team is spread across the globe?
S2E1 - The Letter
Pat wanted a good job close to home in an industry that had a future, and thought his job in order fulfillment for patient monitoring would be like any other. But when his son had a neonatal stroke Patrick's life changed in ways he'd never imagined. Including the relationship with his work at Philips. He sat down, and wrote a letter to his colleagues.
The Spark - Season Two - Trailer
The second season of The Spark takes an in-depth look at work in a global, digital age. We examine the art of collaboration, working across time zones and creative thinking to help us understand how we can embrace this ever-changing world. What do all of these changes mean for us, and what do we have to look forward to? How can we take control of the work we do to turn it from "just a job" to something fulfilling and meaningful?
[Bonus episode] Our bots, our bodies, ourselves: AI and the exciting future of health technology
Printmaker Susan Aldworth went to the hospital one day fearing the worst. From then on, her brush with death never left her thoughts. Susan looks inward at human life, but insists that these days, it’s thinkers at the forefront of health technology, like futurist Zayna Khayat, who can tell us the most about the lives we’ll live and the world we’ll leave behind. Or technologists like Kacy Harding, who urge that “technology should augment the physical and virtual world to empower us.” In this...
S1E12 - The next need
What do theatre, science, and art have in common? Corien Pompe paints us a picture. What’s fascinating about Corien is that ... she doesn’t question if people are connected, or how one discipline affects another. Instead, she wonders how anyone could think of them in isolation. Her ingenuity transcends the disciplines in which she works, so that she can follow her vision wherever it wanders. She doesn’t mind standing on shakey ground, so long as you give her some room in the sky. Today,...