Posts By: wiley-admin

Polaroid

The problems which eventually dragged a famous technological innovator down into Chapter 11 bankruptcy are well-described in a paper in the Strategic Management Journal. It is a good case because it highlights the deep difficulties involved – this wasn’t simply a matter of blindly missing the technological point but a much more challenging issue of strategic

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Eric von Hippel/ 3M – Identifying Lead Users

This video is part of a series featuring Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT and sponsored by 3M. In this film the theme is Identifying lead users. Others in the series include Overview of the lead user process Launching your lead user study Interviewing methods for lead user project teams Identifying emerging market needs Identifying

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Coloplast

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Cerulean

This video interview is with Patrick McLaughlin, Managing Director of Cerulean, a medium-sized instrumentation company. In it he describes their approach to managing innovation.  click here for the interview A case study of their attempts to develop a radical innovation capability is also available on the Portal. Click here to view case study: Cerulean  

Girish Prabhu Interview

Interview with Girish Prabhu.  Girish talks about experiences with developing innovations for ‘bottom of the pyramid’ applications. There is a transcript of the interview below:   Girish Prabhu I: We’re very fortunate today to have with us Girish Prabhu who is the director for User Business Design Innovation with Srishti Labs in India. Girish, thank

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