Archive for the ‘Tech’ Category

November 16th, 2011 - 9:57 pm § in Tech

The reason most innovation companies just don’t get services industries…

For those that have followed this blog over the years know that I’m a proponent of open, collaborative and more social approaches to innovation. But only the ones that simplify our lives. What got me here? We are exposed to industrial methods of innovation through most of the popular press. Ev[...]

November 10th, 2010 - 10:54 am § in Info, Tech

System rationalization and legacy migration is an impossible mission in banking, where is the silver lining?

If you have a business process that has been developed over many years, the people using the process and the people defining the process all get integrated into the technology that automates parts of it. Interfaces into the technology platforms are defined and developed based on business processes t[...]

May 21st, 2009 - 11:44 am § in Models, Tech

What should a great innovation software product look like?

We have been working with innovation related projects for many years now – and observed many different approaches work. This creates a challenge in that “innovation practices” are still emerging. The approaches followed are almost as diverse as the number of books published on the [...]

December 11th, 2008 - 6:11 am § in Customer, Info, Tech

A brief view on Idea and Innovation Management Software

Idea management and the associated innovation processes to realize ideas are concepts now well implemented across many different global organizations. It is quite a cluttered landscape as organizations implement their own systems whilst others buy products. A few leading products have emerged with h[...]

October 27th, 2008 - 10:17 pm § in Philosophy, Tech

Something to say for Return on Innovation (RoI)

We all have been looking at Apple as it transformed itself over the last few years. But how much of a turnaround has it been? And, and what point will an Apple, Google and alliance pose a threat to Microsoft where full replacement technologies are a reality? Looking at the financial crise[...]

October 22nd, 2008 - 11:57 pm § in Customer, Ecogenetic, Tech

What to do during tough times – Innovate, Collaborate OR Protect?

Three bits of news seconds from each other got my attention today. You figure out what this means in light of these three Innovation Strategies: 1. Design based innovation – being focused on design and ecosystem based offerings 2. Open collaborative innovation – using information and the[...]

September 25th, 2008 - 4:03 pm § in Tech

Open letter to Google Documents…

Dear Google documents team, I’ve been a great supporter of your on-line applications (been using it for about a year now). In actual fact I’ve convinced many people to consider using it once you have figured out how to fix some of the most basic errors. Since 45% of your products are in [...]