The UK Design Council has been actively promoting a design approach to innovation for many years. On its website there is a rich set of case examples, many with video illustration.
Recognising the Opportunity
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
Model T Ford
Click here for case study. And these two videos give some insight into the innovations in both product and process surrounding the Model T Ford. Video 1 Video 2
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
User-led innovation in the medical sector – Tim Craft, AMS
User-led innovation in the medical sector This podcast is an interview with Dr Tim Craft, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and also Deputy Medical Director of the Royal United Hospital, Bath, U.K. Tim is also Managing Director of AMS, a medical devices company specialising in anaesthesia equipment. It particularly explores his experience with the
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. There is a transcript of the interview here. More details can be found at: http://www.skm.dk/foreign/ She is also involved with Mindlab, an innovation support agency which
This is a video interview with Michael Bartl of Hyve, a German consultancy which specialises in innovation management. It explores the use of new approaches to ‘crowdsource’ ideas and identify user needs. There is a transcript of this interview here.
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
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.
- Using the 4Ps approach to explore innovation space
- Uses for ….
- Uses for …
- The Way We Do Things Around Here
- Success and Failure in Innovation
- Strategic planning for implementation
- Strategic advantage through knowledge
- Strategic advantage through innovation
- SPOTS – an audit framework for new product or service development