Capturing Value

Tim Jones and Growth Champions

This is a link to a short interview with Tim about his work linking innovation to growth and value creation.   And this is a longer interview with Tim on the same theme.

Strategic advantage through knowledge

This case explores the example of Torotrak, a business founded on breakthrough technology but still trying to secure a strong competitive position through the careful deployment of that knowledge. Click for the case and related activity. Torotrak case and activity 2014

Learning from failure – new cases added

We’ve just uploaded ten new case studies which form part of a research project funded by the Peter Pribilla Foundation which looks at examples of failure in innovation and the learning which can follow from that.  You can find them in the Cases section here.  

Failure to learn from failure

This is another in the series of innovation cases which illustrate the learning possibilities from apparent failure. Salge_Case1   It forms part of  research for the Peter Pribilla Foundation.

University Hospitals Bristol

This is another in the series of innovation cases which illustrate the learning possibilities from apparent failure. Salge_Case2   It forms part of  research for the Peter Pribilla Foundation.

VeryPC case study

This case looks at the lessons learned by a small IT start-up company and the subsequent improvements it made to its approach to managing innovation. Alexander_Case1   It forms part of a series of cases studies developed in research for the Peter Pribilla Foundation.

Learning from failure

One of the challenges in innovation management is how to deal with failure.  Innovation is, by its nature, a risky business so it is inevitable that things will go wrong.  And as long as the same mistakes aren’t repeated failure can be seen as a valuable source of learning.  Allen Alexander (University of Exeter) and

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Finnegan’s Fish Bar

  This is a short film which explores the different ways an organization can innovate, using the 4Ps framework.       A transcript of the dialogue can be found here