Looking again at the increasingly powerful role of users in innovation….
Posts By: John Bessant
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….
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
It’s a paradox – but sometimes creativity thrives under constraints……
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
Some thoughts about the importance of experimentation and prototyping
Dealing with today’s innovation challenges has more than a little in common with the experiences of Alice in Wonderland, as this blog post suggests….. http://blog.hypeinnovation.com/playing-chess-with-the-red-queen
Say the word ‘frugal’ – and it conjures images of making do, eking out scarce resources, managing on a shoestring. And in the world of innovation there are plenty of examples where this principle has triggered interesting solutions. For example Alfredo Moser’s idea of re-using Coke bottles as domestic lighting in the favelas of
Innovation matters – of course! Few people would argue with the need to ensure that our organizations change their offerings (products/services) and the ways we create and deliver them (processes) in order to keep pace with a rapidly changing world. If we don’t the message from history is clear – we won’t survive or grow!
This is a framework developed by colleagues in Canada which helps with using the Innovation Fitness test framework. Click here for the tool: InnovationAuditScoring-V3