Posts By: John Bessant

Fringesport case study

A Case Study on FringeSport CrossFit is a fitness program that focuses on ‘constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movement’. Considered a sport as much as an exercise regime, much like Pilates or Zumba, it has developed a passionate online following. Characterised by regular ‘workout of the day’ or WOD videos, and alongside the increasing popularisation of

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Free innovation

We’re just beginning to appreciate the potential of ‘free innovation’ where users create innovations to help them meet their own needs, and then freely share them…….  See this blog post for more on this topic

Knowledge as a social process

Innovation is all about converting knowledge to value – so it’s worth looking again at how knowledge operates as a social process and managing with this in mind….

Our growing video library

A reminder that we have a wide range of video material to support lecturers and students in the innovation and entrepreneurship area.  In particular check out Joe’s channel on YouTube  

Learning from the humanitarian innovation laboratory

Innovation is all about survival – how often do we hear versions of that line? But in the field of humanitarian aid this really is the case. Innovation can sometimes be a matter of life and death. It’s a world characterised by crisis – but it’s also somewhere from which we might learn some new

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