Posts By: wiley-admin

How creative are you?

There is an online interactive version of this simple quiz here. Or else you can use this version: how creative are you

Tesco Goes West

Professor Michelle Lowe (Southampton University)has been making an extensive longitudinal study of the entry of the UK retailer, Tesco, into the US market. This involved significant innovation along a number of dimensions including opening up new market positions, developing supply chains and rethinking the product/service offering. Her case study is also available on the Portal

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Minimonos – Melissa Clark-Reynolds

‘Minimonos’ is an online game aimed at children which currently has around 250,000 players and is growing fast. (www.minimonos.com) It has a particular focus on sustainability and is a great illustration of the innovation space opening up in this area. In this video interview the company’s founder (and Alpha-Monkey!) Melissa Clark-Reynolds gives some great insights

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Francisco Pinheiro – Atos

This is a video of an interview with Francisco Pinheiro, Strategic Innovation Manager with Atos which I managed to carry out during the ISPIM conference in Barcelona. In particular we talk about the challenges of getting innovative ideas from employees via internal online platforms in the company.  There is a transcript of the interview here.Francisco

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Victor Cui – One FC

A great example of how entrepreneurship is taking place in Asia was given by Victor Cui, founder and CEO of One Fighting Championship (http://www.onefc.com/). This company promotes and covers ‘multi martial arts’ (MMA) events – a field which is the fastest growing sport in the world and which combines excitement, glamour and several thousand years

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Emma Taylor – Denso Systems

In this video Emma Taylor of Denso Systems talks about some of the challenges in empowering and enabling employees to become part of a sustained innovation effort across the organization.

Helle-Vibeke Carstensen

Helle-Vibeke Carstensen is responsible for innovation within the Danish Ministry of Taxation and in this video talks about some of the challenges of enabling innovation in the public sector. More details can be found at: http://www.skm.dk/foreign/ She is also involved with Mindlab, an innovation support agency which develops new approaches and builds innovation management capacity

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David Simoes Brown

In this video interview David Simoes-Brown of 100% Open talks about some of the innovation management challenges involved in working with the new ‘open innovation’ environment. More about the company and some case studies and examples can be found at: http://www.100open.com/

Catherina van Delden – Innosabi

These days there is a great deal of interest in user involvement in innovation – not least in the potential for ‘co-creation’ of products and services. But whilst the principle is exciting the challenge of actually making it happen – and building a business around user-led co-creation – is significant. Catherina van Delden, founder and

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