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Better Place

This is a case study of an ambitious innovation project in the field of electric vehicles.  It demonstrates the challenges of adoption and diffusion and some of the issues in managing a large-scale start-up venture. Better place   An excellent review of business models for electric vehicles is available from the Cambridge Service Alliance   2015

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M-PESA

MPESA case  This is a case study of the development of mobile money in Kenya, a social and commercial innovation which is transforming the way in which the financial system operates. There is a good case study describing the use of M-PESA in a humanitarian context in Kenya available here.  The abstract of this case appears

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Intelligent design

This is a report exploring the ways in which design thinking can contribute to effective innovation. AIM Executive Briefing Intelligent Design

TRIZ

TRIZ is an approach to problem finding and solving based on a systematic analysis of problem types.

Absorptive capacity audit

Absorptive capacity audit.  This is a self-assessment tool to help explore absorptive capacity within an organization.