Professor Michelle Lowe (Southampton University)has been making an extensive longitudinal study of the entry of the UK retailer, Tesco, into the US market. This involved significant innovation along a number of dimensions including opening up new market positions, developing supply chains and rethinking the product/service offering. Her case study ‘Tesco Fresh and easy’ is also
Competence enhancing and destroying innovation. This is an activity designed to explore patterns of innovation over time and across industries.
In this video interview Armin Rau, Strategy Partner of Sicap, talks about some of the innovation management challenges in working in the fast-moving world of software for mobile devices. Sicom is a spin-off from Swisscom, the Swiss national mobile operator and more information can be found at: http://www.sicap.com/en/ A transcript of the interview is here.
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
This case provides more details of the Systems Building stage of Philips journey towards sustainability. Philips Systems Building For more on the overview of the journey click here And for more on the content of the journey, click here
This case provides more details of how Philips began its journey towards sustainability through a series of innovations around the theme of operational optimization. Philips Operational Optimization An overview of the journey can be found on the Portal here and details of the content of the Philips journey can be found here
In 2012 Philips put sustainability into the core of its company Vision and set a long-term target for 2025. This case provides an overview of the journey Philips has been travelling to get there. Philips Sustainability Journey It provides a detailed description of the ‘how’ of managing innovation for sustainability – for more on
Leveraging knowledge assets to create new innovation space within Kodak Click to view case study: Kodak – Leveraging Knowledge Assets
Gordon Murray Design
Apple vs Android Case