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Archive for October, 2008

October 30th, 2008 - 10:49 am § in Gen, Memes

Presentation: Built to Thrive and the human innovation imperative

Sustainable and successful organisations explore new frontiers of competitiveness as a matter of doing business. Reframed thinking results in new business configurations being tested and uncharted territories unearthed. This results in businesses renewal activity that impacts the human component of [...]

October 27th, 2008 - 10:17 pm § in Philosophy, Tech

Something to say for Return on Innovation (RoI)

We all have been looking at Apple as it transformed itself over the last few years. But how much of a turnaround has it been? And, and what point will an Apple, Google and Amazon.com alliance pose a threat to Microsoft where full replacement technologies are a reality? Looking at the financial crise[...]

October 22nd, 2008 - 11:57 pm § in Customer, Ecogenetic, Tech

What to do during tough times – Innovate, Collaborate OR Protect?

Three bits of news seconds from each other got my attention today. You figure out what this means in light of these three Innovation Strategies: 1. Design based innovation – being focused on design and ecosystem based offerings 2. Open collaborative innovation – using information and the[...]

October 1st, 2008 - 3:29 pm § in Info, Models

Top-line growth for banks by using innovation

These are some of my ideas as take-aways from the Banking conference: Take Away 1: “Cost saving is not a strategy” as some banks might think. You can only have a “top line growth” based strategy. This means that you use innovation to drive more relevant and competitive financial services acr[...]