Category: Innovation Perspectives

What can you take away from the 2014 World Cup and apply to your business to bolster your innovation efforts? Continue reading

Posted in Culture & Values, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Innovation Teaching Story, Inspiration, Leadership, Management, Product Innovation, Strategy, collaboration, culture | 6 Comments

It’s been a big couple of weeks for Prof Clayton Christensen, one of the world’s most influential thinkers on innovation. Not only has his theory of Disruptive Innovation been attacked in the New Yorker, in his most recent article for the Harvard Business Review he acknowledged that his “Innovator’s Solution” may have been wrong too. Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, Leadership, Processes & Tools, Strategy | 7 Comments

Clayton Christensen comes under attack by Harvard colleague, Jill Lepore. She slams disruptive innovation as a “competitive strategy for an age seized by terror.” “Transfixed by change,” she claims, “it’s blind to continuity.” Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Innovation, Innovation Perspectives, News, Profiles of Innovators, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

This may shock many free market believers, but it is becoming evident in country after country, the global free market system is not serving the best interests of the largest number of people. In Adam Smith’s day labor was valuable, in classical economic theory, it is the labor put in that creates value, but we live in a world where more and more machines are doing the work. Continue reading

Posted in Culture & Values, Customers, Innovation Perspectives, Social Innovation, Technology, The Economy | 7 Comments
London Tech Startup scene: Where is the bloody innovation? 5 reasons startups fail

Most of the Tech startups in London are actually failing at innovation without knowing it. Here are the top 5 reasons why. Continue reading

Posted in Business Models, Consumer Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Perspectives, Leadership & Infrastructure, Management | 4 Comments

In Africa, it’s not because a technology is available that it should be used, the goal is on the opposite to look for the biggest tech common denominator to reach out to the largest number of users. Continue reading

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Paul Hobcraft reports on “Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail” and shares three oversights that conflict in working in the social innovation area. Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Culture & Values, Innovation Perspectives, Social Innovation, collaboration | 9 Comments