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Category: Innovation

Incremental and disruptive innovation are two of the raw distinctions how we categorize innovation. Incremental innovation comes in steps. Examples are the improvement of a production process, or the step-by-step reduction of exhaust emissions in a Diesel engine. Disruptive innovation seems to come in big jumps. Horse carriages that were pushed aside by cars, film …

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Category: Innovation, Visit

Visitors of the innovation capital of the world have different reasons why they come. Most of them come to San Francisco to feel the city and dive into its atmosphere. Those are the tourists. But then there are those visitors, who come, because innovation is a hot topic. Not all of them have the same …

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Category: Innovation, Metrics

Clayton Christensen, Harvard-professor and author of the seminal book The Innovator’s dilemma, couldn’t foresee that within two decades a lot would change in how innovation unfolds. While in the past disruptive innovation and recessions only brought temporary job losses that were recovered within a few months, something fundamentally has changed. The economic crisis from 1992, …

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Category: Innovation, Online Course

Innovation is very present in the minds of many companies, but only few know how to be creative and foster a culture of innovation and intrapreneurship. This course shows the importance of innovation, how creativity and innovation works, and what you need to do to create engaged intrapreneurs in your company. Examples will show how …

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Category: Innovation

Have you ever wondered, where good ideas come from? How can you become creative, and how can you have ideas make you innovative? This video talks about slow hunches, how those hunches combine to make ideas bigger, and need some time to mature. And working on multiple ideas and projects in parallel, good ideas are …

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Category: Innovation, Intrapreneurship, Metrics

The basic problem with every innovation is forecasting revenues. Intrapreneurs may know to some level of certainty how much it will cost to reach a certain stage with their project, but it’s nearly impossible to predict how the success on the market will be. While there are a series of metrics to measure innovation, management …

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Category: Automotive, Failure

At this weeks Chaos Computer Club conference in Germany, one presentation went into details explaining two aspects of the Diesel scandal. First, a dive behind the scenes what the likely reasons, decision paths, and management involvements were that brought VW to this route. Second, an analysis of what the cheat code looks like and what …

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