Pixar is one of the most successful animation studios in the world. Recently bought by Disney it has a long track record of innovation and this case explores some of the underlying management approaches which it has learned and embedded.
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In this TED talk Jimmy Wales explains some of the ideas behind Wikipedia and the use of open source approaches to its development
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network is an initiative to strengthen existing entrepreneurial ecosystems in struggling areas by building a network of master entrepreneurs and connecting them with a pipeline of potential high growth ventures
Activity: Using creativity tools Choose a problem to work on or select one from the list below. How to reduce waiting time in a busy coffee shop? How to persuade people in a busy office to recycle more? How to improve the flow of people round a busy museum/art gallery and
Activity: Pattern recognition Choose a problem to work on or select one from the list below. How to reduce waiting time in a busy coffee shop? How to persuade people in a busy office to recycle more? How to improve the flow of people round a busy museum/art gallery and avoid
Joseph’s You aren’t going to find any technicolor dreamcoats just yet but for shoes, jewellery, accessories, even a DIY crocheted beanie hat, you might want to add Joseph’s to your shopping list. For the past year a new shop just off the main pedestrian precinct in Nuremberg has been offering a glimpse into the
In this TED talk Charles Leadbeater makes the case for innovation becoming a much more open activity involving a wide range of stakeholders.
In this TED talk Stephen Johnson explains how ideas emerge and connect to enable innovation.
Think about a service process which you have been involved in recently – a visit to the bank, shopping, waiting in a restaurant, booking tickets online, etc. Now try using some of the tools below – or others you can think of – to explore ways in which this process could be improved.
Mind-mapping is a powerful tool to help explore problems and assist search for patterns and connections. You can find a brief explanation here And more details here.