Climate change lessons

March 16, 2011

I have just attended a lecture on “Preparing for stormy weather – Identifying and managing climate risks”, organised by Business Green. The lectures were interesting, and included a brief summary for some of the evidence that climate change is actually happening. To a degree my interest in the subject was at a tangent to the lecture. The lecture was focussed on “Climate Change” is happening and you need to manage the risks involved in this, whereas the interest area that lead me to it is more evaluation of green coming technology and whether it is “Green wash“.  Read the rest of this entry »

Innovation axes in IT…

March 2, 2010

I was reading an article recently that suggested there are basically 4 types of innovation that a company might seek to undertake:

  1. Product innovation, whereby a new product or service is brought to market or a current one improved;
  2. Process innovation, whereby processes and procedures are modified to make them more efficient
  3. Positioning innovation, whereby a product or service stays fundamentally the same but is sold to a different market or as a different proposition
  4. Paradigm innovation, whereby an innovation is effectively disruptive and facilitates some form of fundamental change

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