Innovation strategy

Armin Rau

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.

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

Philips Systems building towards sustainability

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

Philips Operational Optimization for Sustainability

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    

Philips sustainable innovation journey

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

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Architectural and component innovation

 Innovations can be ‘architectural’ – changes in the ways different things are put together into a whole system.  Examples might be a motor car, a mobile phone business, a hospital.  And innovations can also be at the ‘component’ level – the parts which go into those systems – for example, the engine, brakes, fuel tank,

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