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Innovation for Value

Creating business value through innovation

Arthur D. Little's latest report, "Innovation for Value", examines and articulates how businesses can strategically review their innovation culture and processes to create business value and long-term competitive advantage.
Technology & innovation management

Research & Technology Institutes

Meeting the Challenges of the Post-Recession World

Research and technology institutes (RTIs) around the world are facing a number of strategic and operational challenges: changes in their role, pressures on funding, more global competition, and increasing demands from their sponsors and customers. To adapt successfully, institutes need to avoid the...
Technology & innovation management

Managing Technological Discontinuities

How Information & Communication Technologies Can Change Your Business

Information and communication technologies (ICT) are now an integral part of our environment and are among the most important drivers for innovation in many industry sectors. Whether complex control technologies in the field of machine tools, fly-by-wire systems in the aircraft industry or...
Technology & innovation management

Defying Downturn through Innovation

Innovation Restructuring: re-investment as an alternative to lay-offs

Amid the restructuring of innovation activities in response to the recession, businesses must take care to position themselves to take advantage of the upturn when it comes. Only by simultaneously adopting a prudent approach to streamlining operations and focusing on developing their technology,...
Technology & innovation management

Finding new growth: the case for innovation by enhancement

Most companies aim their innovation efforts at seeking ways to protect and increase turnover of existing products and services within their existing customer base. Top innovators, however, take a different approach, spending time and money on finding ways to broaden their customer base through...
Strategy, Technology & innovation management

Retooling your innovation engine for higher earnings from

Many companies are not reaping the profits from innovations that they were hoping for. One of the reasons is the way these companies approach their innovation efforts. In this article, the authors argue that an analysis-driven process is the most suitable one for companies in industries such as...
Technology & innovation management

Interview with Dr. Victoria Franchetti Haynes

„Success through joint ventures“ We are happy to present you our interview with Dr.Victoria Franchetti Haynes who considers innovation as the avantgarde of global economic development.
Strategy, Technology & innovation management

A systems approach for accelerating innovation in regulated

Even though innovation and regulation might not seem a natural fit, industries such as telecommunications and air travel are examples of areas that are both highly innovative and regulated. This article explains the prerequisites for innovation within an industry, and then considers the barriers...
Strategy, Technology & innovation management

Restructure and reinvest in innovation

Innovation is traditionally one of the first casualties of a downturn. When companies are casting around for means to retain capital just to survive, spending on developments that may or may not pay off some time in the future is an easy target for cost-cutting. This article shows that the...
Strategy, Technology & innovation management

Biomimicry: from curiosity to commercial reality

"Nature imitates art", argued Oscar Wilde, but today’s scientists imitate nature. This article examines the remarkable field of biomimicry, in which nature’s ingenious solutions to problems that have long baffled engineers are imitated and adopted. The authors highlight leading examples and show...
Technology & innovation management