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Creating effective innovation ecosystems through IP

Creating and commercializing new ideas using inputs from multiple partners has been used for many years as the foundation for an “innovation ecosystem”. However, collaborating businesses often don’t realize the benefits they expect. This is often because of the way in which intellectual property is...
Technology & innovation management

Mobile NFC – what’s all the hype about

Mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) has been discussed intensively over the past 24 months. Various players have geared up to enter the different market segments. Billions of dollars are at stake, but the winners are not yet in sight. In this article, incorporating the results of a recent ADL...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management

Innovation quick wins – a guide to some practical tools

Effective innovation requires a comprehensive approach, starting with strategy and supported by strong processes, an efficient organization and resources, and an innovative culture. And it can take a long time to achieve. But what can organizations do when they don’t have a lot of time to improve...
Technology & innovation management

Post-Merger Integration of R&D

Reaping the full potential of post-merger integration

Technology & innovation management

The Art of Systematic Surveillance

Intelligence Management – "To be defeated is forgivable, to be surprised is not!"

"Great leadership isn’t about solving problems after the fact, but foreseeing potential problems and eliminating them before they occur" Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, once said. Intelligence Management is a systematic approach that leverages both internal and external...
Technology & innovation management

Pathways to Innovation Excellence

Results of a Global Study by Arthur D. Little

Our follow up study of Innovation Excellence (released in Feb 2013) is also available here.
Technology & innovation management

Lean & Agile für eine effiziente F&E

Entwicklungszeiten und Produktlebenszyklen werden immer weiter verkürzt und die Profitabilität von Entwicklungsprojekten erhöht. Der anhaltende Preis- und Wettbewerbsdruck lässt hier keine Atempause zu und führt eine konventionelle Produktentwicklung zunehmend an ihre Grenzen. Hinzu kommt, dass...
Technology & innovation management

Innovating for Increased Public Transport

Why system innovation is needed to double the market share of public transport

It will require joint and coordinated efforts by multiple parties in the public transport ecosystem – What we call “System innovation”. The players who understand and find their roles in this will thrive, they will be winners in a growing and changing value chain.
Travel & transportation, Technology & innovation management

Telco and Utility: Friend or Foe?

How telecommunication companies and utilities fight to capture a share in smart energy

Telecommunications companies (telcos) consider this an excellent opportunity to diversify their own product and service portfolio into “smart” energy. This poses a potential threat to utilities companies, who need to reconsider their traditional business models and defend their established position...
Utilities & alternative energy, Technology & innovation management

The Business Benefits of 4G LTE

The latest such technology, 4G LTE (‘Fourth Generation – Long Term Evolution’),provides substantial performance improvements over previous mobile technologies, and offers the promise that connectivity will no longer be a barrier to realising the benefits of enterprise mobility. These improvements...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Technology & innovation management