Innovation Approach

November 25, 2011

I was reading an article on the BCS Blogs today about innovation, and whether it is a process or culture piece. It made me reconsider some of the work I am doing and its relationship to a “Creativity, Innovation and Change” course that I did as part of my MBA study. The field of innovation and how to encourage and manage it is rich picking for academics and consultants alike. 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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