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Innovation Types Game Rules

The ten rules of the innovation types game (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, I introduced to you a systematic scheme to organize modern innovation types on three levels: operational, value and leverage innovations. We discussed some of the main innovation types and their position in those three hierarchical levels. Then, we looked at the first four rules of using innovation types: #1. Play to stay […]

Business Model Innovation 1

Business model innovation: It’s all about the money

Last month, I presented a research paper at the International Society of Professional Innovation Management’s Innovation Conference in Porto, Portugal. When looking at recent trends in innovation research, I discerned one popular topic at this year’s ISPIM conference: business model innovation. Today, let’s discuss what business model innovation means and why it’s valuable, then look […]

Playing on all levels of business creativity

Playing on all levels of business creativity

“There are two types of creativity: the creativity of making zero to one, and the creativity of making one to a thousand,” noted Kazuhiko Nishi, a pioneering software entrepreneur who joined Microsoft in its early days and later became a leader of the ASCII Corporation. Mr. Nishi is right that in business, we can clearly […]