Category: Industry

Big or Small - Which is Best for Innovation? - innovation excellence

Last week I went to the Financial Times’ FTInnovate conference in London. The conference theme was “Big vs small: which one is better?” The conference chair freely admitted that the intention was to provoke debate, not to have a fundamentalist binary position with only one right answer. And there was a lot of good discussion and debate. Continue reading

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What Should Kodak Have Done? - Innovation Excellence

Maybe there was no smart way out. Do we have to accept that sometimes time is up for companies as well as people? Or maybe they missed something. What would you have done? Continue reading

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Technology disrupts markets. I agree with that. However, when I need to decide whether to focus on a market (like Christensen does) or focus on the technology, I will focus on the technology every day of the week, and twice on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Drowning in Content

In my industry, content creation (I’m an author, keynote speaker and publisher), there is already a flood of content and the flood waters will not recede anytime soon. In fact, the rate of content creation is increasing as more companies launch content marketing and inbound marketing campaigns to pull customers to them. Continue reading

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Word Cloud "Crowd Funding"

Don’t be discouraged if your investors meeting went bad. Crowdfunding may be the answer to secure the funding your project needs. Continue reading

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Rather than looking at startups as disruptors or threats, large companies need to start embracing the innovator’s mindset, where threats are often seen as opportunities. In this case, the opportunity to partner with nimble, emerging startups that are well positioned to exploit emerging trends and disruptive innovations is one worth exploring. Continue reading

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Even without a specialized background or an obvious advantage in life, anybody can be successful, regardless of socioeconomic status or otherwise. Continue reading

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