Posts Tagged ‘strategy’

The war between open source and private source is over

Next up, after lunch this is on the slate: Enterprise Keynote: “Peace Treaty Between Open Source and Private Source – A Customer-Centric View” by Robert Shimp of Oracle. The war between open source and private source is over. Customers care about pragmatic, real-world solutions that help grow their businesses. This keynote will discuss the synergies […]

Fourteen innovation predictions for 2008

I know I’m late to the party, but want to note this for me anyway: Bruce Nussbaum and team have fourteen innovation predictions for 2008 ready: Get ready for … anything. As companies, governments – indeed, entire countries – confront an array of dilemmas, the only constant will be change Been there, seen that. But […]

The definition of insanity … the Music Industry, revisited

Whoa, I had a Déjà-vu tonight, Marco has the full story: “Sony BMG’s DRM-free innovation“, anmut und demut nails it in a (german language) fable (“Es war einmal im dunklen sterbenden Wald der Musikindustrie ein untoter Riese …”), nerdcore has similar kind words for SonyBMG and I still can’t believe that this is freakin’ true, […]

Can good design be co-created?

Another Intersections Conference podcast – a discussion about the possibilities and pitfalls of co-design, mp3 here Can good design be co-created? What can designers learn from the open source software movement and ‘wikinomics’? While everyone is a designer, isn’t it the job of professional designers to champion good design?

Innovation Networks: Looking for Ideas Outside the Company

In Innovation Networks: Looking for Ideas Outside the Company, an interview of Knowledge@Wharton with Ex-Procter & Gamble vice president of knowledge and innovation Larry Huston explains the deeper rationale behind innovation networks: […] future competitive advantage will depend on “innovation networks” – individuals and organizations outside a company that can help it solve problems and […]

MIT Sloan Business Insight

Since September 14 MIT Sloan Management Review (in collaboration with the WSJ and IBM) offers another selection of “classic” articles for free in Business Insight: [which] answers 7 Crucial Questions: (1) How are companies driving innovation without relying on technological breakthroughs? (2) Why are global companies finding it harder to fill critical jobs, and what […]

Design Strategy conference videos

Putting People First has put together a compilation of videos from IIT’s Institute of Design Strategy conference in Chicago … […] addressing how businesses can use design to explore emerging opportunities, solve complex problems, and achieve lasting strategic advantage […] design, with its ability to understand users, redefine problems and create systemic, human-centered solutions, can […]