In our increasingly open innovation world wouldn’t it be useful to have ‘‘the ability …. to recognize the value of new, external information, assimilate it, and apply it to commercial ends’? If all the smart guys don’t work for you then it’s going to be important to have the skills and processes to make sure
Some new cases about start-up entrepreneurs Brighton Beard Company Espresso Mushroom Company Aquapax Greats Sneakers
You can find a new case study of a small start-up – the Brighton Beard Company – here.
Two videos added – John Bessant talking about: Exploring innovation space Managing knowledge spaghetti New case added – Pixar Studios
You can find these cases here: Red Button Design Dyson
We’ve added two new cases: Local Motors, describing a user community co-creating cars, vehicles and other solutions Yellowberry, a start-up in the field of teenage clothing which highlights the importance of user needs
This case highlights some of the challenges in introducing radical system level change in the field of sustainability-led innovation and particularly illustrates the difficulties in securing widespread adoption and diffusion.
We’ve added a new tool to help explore adoption and diffusion of innovations And a new activity based on this is here based on this here
Just added a new case on the imaging industry and updated the cases of the music and lighting industries You can find them here: Imaging industry Lighting industry Music industry
Just added a video interview with Michael Pitts, UK Technology Strategy Board, who talks about the challenges of sustainability and innovation. You can find it here.