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Oliver Gassman on business models

This is a short video interview with Professor Oliver Gassman , talking about business model innovation which was the subject of his keynote speech at the ISPIM 2014 conference in Dublin.

The Maker revolution

New technologies around computer-aided design and manufacturing have finally matured to the point where almost anything you can imagine can be made using technologies like 3-D printing.  In these videos Chris Anderson, of ‘Wired’ magazine, discusses the implications of this new industrial revolution. Video 1 Video 2

Disruptive innovation

In these two videos Professor Clayton Christensen explains his theory of disruptive innovation Extended lecture: Short version:  

Helen King – Futures thinking

Futures thinking at Bord Bia This podcast is an interview with Helen King, who is Senior Business Analyst with Bord Bia , the body responsible for supporting the food and drink industry in Ireland; and Tobias Rooney, who’s a Principal with Innovaro, a major innovation consultancy. It particularly explores his experience with the use of

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Polaroid

The problems which eventually dragged a famous technological innovator down into Chapter 11 bankruptcy are well-described in this presentation by Christian Sandstrom of Chalmers University. 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

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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 ‘Tesco Fresh and easy’ is also

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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.

Uses for ….

This is a simple activity designed to demonstrate the potential of individual and group creativity. Uses for …