Posts By: Sarah Booth

Evolution of the Bicycle

This resource looks at the idea of innovation life cycles and patterns of change, using the example of the evolution of the bicycle from many experiments through to the emergence of a dominant design Click to view case study: The evolution of the bicycle

Discontinuous innovation audit

This self-assessment framework is designed to help organizations reflect on how well placed they are to deal with the challenges of discontinuous innovation.  How well do they search, select and implement?  How do they handle the challenges of building linkages into new innovation space and reframing the approaches which they take to innovation? Do they

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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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Suzana Moreira

This is an interview with Suzana Moreira of Mowoza.com Originally set up as a way of connecting migrant workers with their families back home and allowing cash transfers to support purchase of food, books and other needs, the business has developed into a a simple-to-use mobile commerce service; conveniently and efficiently giving informal cross-border traders instant access

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Veeder-Root

This film shows an example of employee involvement in innovation and how it can contribute to sustained successful performance.  There is a transcript of this video available here.

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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