Here be Dragons

In business what you don't know you don't know will hurt you. There'd be dragons here, beware.

Capitalism: You're doing it wrong.

(mild spoiler ahead for Avengers: Endgame. If you haven't seen the movie and are sensitive about that kind of thing skip the first...

Slow boat to the Moon

In about twelve hours as of this writing, a tiny spacecraft will land on the moon. The Moon! I am talking about Beresheet (Genesis), the...

Preventing idIOTic Security Breaches

The Internet of Things (IoT) is fantastic isn't it? Well, it is and it isn't. It certainly gives us all sorts of interesting...

Size Does Matter

You are taking much more medicine than you need. I don't know you and I'm not an MD or a pharmacologist, but even so I know there's more...

Bloody Marvellous

This should not come as a surprise, you need blood to stay alive. Normally this would not be a problem, you may have noticed. People do...

How not to leave money on the table

You've got a new thing. That new thing has value. Congratulations, you're now officially innovative! This is true if, and only if, you...

Innovation for Europe Report-first take

The World Economic Forum just released its report on "Innovate Europe." (download) It's pretty long so I haven't been able to get into it...

Value Disciplines and Innovation

In the previous explainer we discussed what innovation is, and isn't in a business context. In short, innovation is "something new, of...

Facebook's Innovation Misfire

Innovation value comes in one of three flavors. That new thing you’re bringing to the market might: 1. Enable folks to do something that...

BMW gets intimate

Take a look at the tricycle on the left; that is what an unbalanced innovation strategy looks like. Product leadership, customer...

Where's the Value in Innovation?

"Innovation is creating something new, of value." I received a large number of comments in response to my last post "Not Everything New...

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