November 16, 2017 | By: Rana Mostaghel and Pejvak Oghazi
Shortly, the demands and needs of approximately nine billion people will be about three times the current resources. At this time challenges will accelerate for the deficiencies of resources and enormous production of waste. Circular Business Models (CBM) is the solution for not only improving resource management and decreasing waste production but also reducing costs and expanding firm performance.
October 31, 2017 | By: Alex Bradley
Three principles to navigate the blurring lines of retail, content, and new product development to simultaneously solve for consumer and commercial needs.
October 26, 2017 | By: Zak Goldberg
Running a business is a complicated process, especially considering all the paperwork, accounting and financial statements which need to constantly be managed.
October 26, 2017 | By: Paul Sloane
With all the concern about plastics polluting our oceans it is time to think seriously about innovating with packaging.
October 17, 2017 | By: Zak Goldberg
Taking an innovation, product or other service global has many advantages, but also throws up many challenges. Overcome the challenges and what you are likely to see is a more robust and profitable concern – but get it wrong and you are likely to incur some losses and potentially damage your business.
October 11, 2017 | By: Heather Redding
Design thinking is methodology that combines creativity and logic to improve operations, products, and decision-making. Its iterative cycle identifies a need or opportunity and ultimately improves profitability by adding to your knowledge, and boosting productivity.
October 10, 2017 | By: Emma Miller
In 2010, Pepsi invested millions of dollars in the “Pepsi Refresh Project,” moving their entire marketing strategy to social media. The campaign was, of course, widely promoted via online networking channels and, in the beginning, it seemed like a huge success.
September 18, 2017 | By: Ryan Ayers
Whether you’re an executive, a manager, or part of the team handling day-to-day operations, you’ve probably thought more than once about what you bring to the table within your organization. What do you feel is your greatest asset? Chances are, consistency never tops the list—but perhaps it should.
September 13, 2017 | By: Emma Miller
Increasing brand visibility and exposure is something that can really make all the difference, because no matter how good and unique your product or service is, you won’t have too much success if you don’t promote it through social media platforms.
August 14, 2017 | By: Damiën Luciën Nunes and Martine Hermans
A BISS-project powered by the Service Science Factory
Rapid changes in technology, customer needs and society forces large organizations to constantly adapt to a changing context in order to remain relevant. Organizations therefore need to shift their strategy from a reactive to a pro-active approach, or in other words, they need to anticipate the future to prepare for it. Developing extreme scenarios paints a picture of the future and poses the opportunity for organizations to prepare for upcoming challenges and to make use of new opportunities.
August 3, 2017 | By: Niraj Ranjan Rout
Here’s a spoiler: 90% of all startups fail. The 10% that make it have one thing in common – they all are bringing in innovation through sustainability. These startups are all about evolving by providing faster results with less wastage. It’s a never ending process of innovating for the present and future generations.
July 24, 2017 | By: Rob Hoehn
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with members in 163 different countries. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that assist particularly in facilitating international trade.
July 5, 2017 | By: Rob Hoehn
In a recent article, The Financial Brand discussed the biggest threats to the financial and banking industry. They included a long list of everything from profitability to making good hiring decisions. However, we thought that there were a few problems that could be particularly fruitful when applied to open innovation systems.
June 30, 2017 | By: Zak Goldberg
Are you trying to think of ways to make your business more innovative? Innovation has become a vital part of success for business. Technology has made it easy to expand globally, reach a larger target audience and significantly boost profits, but it’s also brought a lot more competition. This means that to keep up, businesses need to ensure they’re innovative and capable of consistently delivering new and exciting products and services.
June 20, 2017 | By: Martin Luenendonk
A business plan is at the heart of every business. But instead of just writing down your business plan, your startup’s business model will require proper validation before you start doing business. If you don’t validate it, the investor simply won’t invest. You can validate your business model through three core assumptions: delivering, creating and capturing value.