This report, by Howard Rush and Puay Tang of CENTRIM, looks at the innovation race in the shadowy world of online crime.
This report looks at how a variety of companies and public sector organizations are exploring at the edges of their environment. It describes experiences with a wide range of search strategies to help identify and anticipate discontinuous innovation. Click here to access the report: Twelve searchstrategies
This case looks at the work of an independent research centre in Brazil, originally founded by Nokia and still providing an important channel for new ideas for the company. It has developed a strong focus on user-linked innovation and operates a Living Lab as a co-creation facility exploring innovation needs for the Amazonas region. Click
In this video interview Frank Piller talks about some of the challenges in exploiting the new ‘mass customization’ opportunities and the implication of the ‘3D printing ‘revolution’ for business models. Frank Piller interview
This video is part of a series featuring Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT and sponsored by 3M. In this film the theme is Lead user studies – Identifying emerging market needs. Others in the series include Overview of the lead user process Launching your lead user study Interviewing methods for lead user project teams
This video is part of a series featuring Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT and sponsored by 3M. In this film the theme is Identifying lead users. Others in the series include Overview of the lead user process Launching your lead user study Interviewing methods for lead user project teams Identifying emerging market needs Identifying
This case explores how Adidas, the sports goods manufacturer, has been working with open and user led innovation approaches to revise the ‘front end’ of its innovation processes and move along the emerging trajectory of ‘mass customization’ Click here to view Adidas
‘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
In this video Emma Taylor of Denso Systems talks about some of the challenges in empowering and enabling employees to become part of a sustained innovation effort across the organization.