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    Generating Disruptive Ideas for the Hyper-Digital Era

    June 19, 2017 | By: | In: Strategies

    Disruptive ideas don’t just happen – they must be championed. In doing so, intrapreneurs must address two fundamental truths when leading big idea innovation: that of value creation and that of persuasive communication. If you want to learn how to scale innovation across your enterprise and create a disciplined approach for creating market-changing ideas, One Hour Innovator is a great place to start.

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    5 Reasons Sustainability Drives Innovation

    February 20, 2017 | By: | In: Strategies, Trend Alert

    Sustainability is one of the key emerging trends in recent years. But much like innovation, it is a maturing discipline with few established business practices and lots of evolving methodologies. Sustainability champions at organizations often face the same challenges that innovation champions do: lack of senior level buy-in, lack of process, lack of resources. The benefits of successful sustainability and successful innovation are similar, as well: a competitive advantage, improved profit margins, and better brand sentiment from employees and customers.

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    Industry 4.0 and the Internet-of-Things (IoT): Learning from the German Chemical Industry

    December 29, 2016 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    The keyword “Industry 4.0” is no longer an empty cliché or a black box; it is currently probably the most important topic within the German economy. Not only will existing processes be revolutionized – but also new businesses and business models will arise. More and more companies have already started to tap into its potential.

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    The Boom – Not Doom – from Market Failure

    June 10, 2015 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    What do non-consumption, organizational friction and market failure have in common? These days, everyone is “innovating” to find the next big thing. But where do you start? One way is to try and think of innovation as having mass, and therefore it cannot be created from truly nothing. Innovation must start somewhere, and it must start with something that already exists.

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    7-Tips To Consider Around Your Innovation Training Efforts

    January 5, 2015 | By: | In: Organization & Culture, Training & Education

    As more companies examine employee-focused innovation training efforts, this article offers some crucial tips to ensure the long-term success associated with this important task.

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    Innovation Through Co-creation: Consumers Can be Creative

    March 26, 2012 | By: | In: Enabling Factors

    A new trend in business and product development is ‘co-creation’. By its very name it implies a collaboration between the company and some other entity. In this case it is the consumer who partners in the creation of value. The term ‘co-creation’ is not new, however, but is now receiving more attention – driven largely through the increasing use of the Internet and social media websites – as companies endeavour to differentiate themselves from the competition.

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    Joe Pine: Economic Value Creation Through the Experience Economy

    September 30, 2011 | By: | In: Collaborative Innovation, News, Strategies

    The Experience Economy is accelerated by the current global crisis according to Joe Pine. People don’t want more stuff, in this post-growth global economy people start questioning what they really value and that is experiences with others, loved ones, colleagues, friends, etc. There’s more demand for experiences and this will create job opportunities, moreover because commoditized services are being outsourced and offshored.

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    Forget your Customers and Develop Innovative Business Models!

    December 15, 2010 | By: | In: Strategies

    Merely focusing on customers will not lead to groundbreaking changes in your business model. Instead, opportunities for business model innovation arise when focus is shifted to value creation for non-customers.

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    Discover New Possibilities with Reverse Innovation

    July 2, 2010 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, Strategies

    Before the radical shifts in technology disrupt the industry fabric, there exists a great potential to appropriate value from the market through incremental product and business model innovations. The less intense the competition, less matured the market – larger is the potential. The emerging markets of the world the BRICs (where s could stand for the plurality as well as South Africa), have long been projected as the markets to invest in.

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