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Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

By: William H. Janeway

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 10-AUG-2012

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The innovation economy begins with discovery and culminates in speculation. Over some 250 years, economic growth has been driven by successive processes of trial and error: upstream exercises in research and invention and downstream experiments in exploiting the new economic space opened by innovation. Drawing on his professional experiences, William H. Janeway provides an accessible pathway for readers to appreciate the dynamics of the innovation economy. He combines personal reflections from a career spanning forty years in venture capital, with the development of an original theory of...

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Mastering Web 2.0

Mastering Web 2.0

By: Susan Rice Susan Rice Lincoln

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

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Google. Amazon. Facebook. There are plenty of webtastic success stories out there, but there are also millions of companies, web sites and internet experiments floundering in cyberspace. Why should some race to glory whilst others fail to finish? Mastering Web 2.0 will help anyone, from the individual entrepreneur to organizations of any size, make sense of the confusing array of marketing options the internet has to offer. The Web is a very fragmented place, but Susan Rice Lincoln, an online branding and communications expert, pulls all the strands together to help you to make informed...

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Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It, Updated Edition

Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It, Updated Edition

By: Tony Davila

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2012

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Profitable innovation doesn’t just happen. It must be managed, measured, and properly executed, and few companies know how to accomplish this effectively. Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience -- as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll show what works, what doesn't, and how to use management tools to dramatically increase the payoff...

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Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation

By: Brian McDermott; Gerry Sexton

Publisher: Nova Vista Publishing

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2012

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Learn how to create a culture of perpetual innovation and ensure sustainable excellence. For leaders and managers who believe people are their organization’s most important asset....

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Pioneers of Digital

Pioneers of Digital

By: Mel Carson; Paul Springer

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2012

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Pioneers of Digital is about those individuals who have truly altered the way advertising, marketing and other communications industries operate. It features twenty inspirational interviews with those who have defined digital formats and campaigns, revealing the stories behind the groundbreaking ideas and creative ingenuity that have shaped the digital world. The pioneers profiled in the book come from the seemingly unrelated fields of design, gaming, music, journalism, branding, search and social networking but they were the first to realize the potential of the...

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IT-basiertes Innovationsmanagement

IT-basiertes Innovationsmanagement

By: Josephine Hofmann

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2010

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Innovationen sind der Treibstoff für die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und damit die Zukunft unserer hoch entwickelten Wissensgesellschaft. Lässt sich der – mehr oder weniger geordnete – Prozess der Innovationsentwicklung in all seinen Phasen, vom Trendscouting, der Ideenbewertung bis hin zur Marktreife neuer Produkte und Dienstleistungen, mit IT unterstützen, systematisieren, wirtschaftlicher gestalten? Bietet auch hier das Internet mit seiner Fähigkeit zur Mobilisierung seiner vielen Nutzer, dem Angebot von vielfältigen Kommunikations- und Ratingmöglichkeiten, dem Zugriff auf das weltweite...

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Lean Startup: Adoptez l'innovation continue

Lean Startup: Adoptez l'innovation continue

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Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

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Un livre déjà culte dans le monde des entrepreneurs ! En appliquant les grands principes du lean management au développement de nouveaux produits, Eric Ries a mis au point une méthode qui change radicalement la donne pour tous ceux qui souhaitent créer une entreprise ou développer un nouveau projet : le Lean Startup. Cette approche révolutionnaire permet en effet d'adapter constamment son offre mais aussi son entreprise aux évolutions du marché, en suivant le principe de l'innovation continue. Dans cet ouvrage, Eric Ries expose sa méthodologie et l'illustre de nombreux exemples...

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Innovation at Work

Innovation at Work

By: RICHARD BRYNTESON

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2012

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More and more organizations are realizing that the only hope for survival in an ultracompetitive landscape is through innovation: developing new and better products and services—and creating efficient processes for delivering them. Designed for managers, team leaders, and trainers looking to promote innovation at work, the book is packed with 55 activities to help participants: • Employ “visioning” and “brainwriting” processes to achieve breakthroughs • Cultivate a sense of curiosity and inquisitiveness • Utilize methods of deep observation • Build networks for open source innovation and...

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Innovation on Demand

Innovation on Demand

By: Victor Fey; Eugene Rivin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 06-OCT-2005

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This book describes a revolutionary methodology for enhancing technological innovation called TRIZ. The TRIZ methodology is increasingly being adopted by leading corporations around the world to enhance their competitive position. The authors explain how the TRIZ methodology harnesses creative principles extracted from thousands of successful patented inventions to help you find better, more innovative, solutions to your own design problems. You'll learn how to use TRIZ tools for conceptual development of novel technologies, products and manufacturing processes. In particular, you'll...

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Winning at New Products: Creating Value Through Innovation

Winning at New Products: Creating Value Through Innovation

By: Robert G. Cooper

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 21-JUN-2011

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Developing true innovations and bold new products is a challenge in today's business environment, leading many companies to shift toward smaller, less ambitious innovation attempts. In this book, Dr. Cooper reveals the critical success factors in product innovation and outlines Stage-Gate®, the most widely-used roadmap for successfully launching new products to market. Cooper also brings key insights on picking the right projects, on how top innovators have adapted the Stage-Gate process, and how you can be 'Winning at New Products'. Dr. Cooper returns with this updated and expanded 4th...

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The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion

By: John Hagel III; John Seely Brown; Lang Davison

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2010

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In a radical break with the past, information now flows like water, and we must learn how to tap into its stream. Individuals and companies can no longer rely on the stocks of knowledge that they’ve carefully built up and stored away. Information now flows like water, and we must learn how to tap into the stream. But many of us remain stuck in old practices—practices that could undermine us as we search for success and meaning. In this revolutionary book, three doyens of the Internet age, whose path-breaking work has made headlines around the world, reveal the adjustments we must make...

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The 60 Second Innovator

The 60 Second Innovator

By: Jeff Davidson

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-AUG-2009

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When the economy’s in free fall, the strongest competitors are the ones rooted in innovation. Today, managers are screaming for innovators who can break through to the next level of business and technology. In sixty succinct, humorous tips, Jeff Davidson helps you learn the practices that will make you a great innovator, such as: Develop the qualities all innovators share Embrace change Enhance out-of-the-box thinking Find new solutions to old problems Be a business innovator as well as a team player This guide doesn’t just show you how to think outside of the box—it shows you how...

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The Big Book of Brainstorming Games: Quick, Effective Activities That Encourage Out-of-the-Box Thinking, Improve Collaboration, and Spark Great Ideas!

The Big Book of Brainstorming Games: Quick, Effective Activities That Encourage Out-of-the-Box Thinking, Improve Collaboration, and Spark Great Ideas!

By: Mary Scannell; Mike Mulvilhill

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 19-APR-2012

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Spark the next great business idea by igniting your team’s passion and creativity Innovating breakthrough products, services, solutions, and marketing ideas are some of the most important challenges you face as a manager. Don’t wrack your brain trying to catch that “eureka” moment alone; unleash your team’s creative power with The Big Book of Brainstorming Games. This book is packed with physical and verbal exercises to help you organize and run a brainstorming session that engages all personality types. Get those creative juices flowing with expert guidance and dozens of enjoyable group...

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Relentless Innovation

Relentless Innovation

By: Jeffrey Phillips

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2011

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You can’t ask for more than efficient, effective operations. Or can you? Given today’s business landscape—increasing customer demand, global competition, lower trade barriers—being good isn’t enough. This groundbreaking guide provides the knowledge and tools you need to transform your organization from a well-run company to a relentlessly innovative company. Innovation expert Jeffrey Phillips has helped businesses around the world achieve the dream—the implementation of innovation as a consistent business discipline. In Relentless Innovation, he reveals his secrets for the first...

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The Social Innovation Imperative

The Social Innovation Imperative

By: Sandra M. Bates

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

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“This book is a must read for anyone who cares about the well-being of humanity in our modern world.” —Jake B. Schrum, President Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX “The Social Innovation Imperative advances a best practice framework to solving the world’s most pressing social issues. This is a foundational guide to changing the world that will be referenced for years to come.” —Michael Reynolds, Vice President, Product Development and Management, Cigna Health Care “Advancing the works of Clayton Christensen, Tony Ulwick, and others, Bates gives us a systematic approach for...

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Innovative Knowledge Management

Innovative Knowledge Management

By: Alan Eardley; Lorna Uden

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2010

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Knowledge and creativity are now the major driving forces behind pioneering companies that are achieving competitive edge crucial to competing in today's economy. Innovative Knowledge Management: Concepts for Organizational Creativity and Collaborative Design provides a valuable resource for promoting current academic discourse on innovation in knowledge-intensive organizations and contexts. A defining collection of field advancements, this Premier Reference Source creatively showcases wide-ranging issues relevant to the use of knowledge management. ...

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Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications

Innovations in Mobile Multimedia Communications and Applications

By: Ismail Khalil; Edgar Weippl

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2011

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We are living in a world of mobile multimedia. The field of mobile computing and multimedia is expanding in an unprecedented pace. Indicators are the rapidly increasing penetration of the smart phones and other mobile devices market around the world, which is growing nearly twice as fast as the desktop market. Mobile multimedia is the set of protocols and standards for multimedia information exchange over wireless networks. It enables information systems to process and transmit multimedia data to provide the end user with services from various areas, such as the mobile working place, mobile...

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Leapfrogging

Leapfrogging

By: Soren Kaplan

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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Today’s business climate demands breakthroughs, not incremental improvements. What makes one leader or company thrive while others languish in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing marketplace? There’s no doubt hard work is involved, but Soren Kaplan shows you can’t do it by simply creating a big vision and implementing a set plan. In his trailblazing debut, Kaplan gives business leaders the tools to do exactly what they’re taught to avoid: embrace surprise—the new key to business breakthroughs. Instead of fighting against uncertainty, Kaplan reveals how to use it to break down limiting...

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Creating Breakthrough Products: Revealing the Secrets that Drive Global Innovation, (Second Edition)

Creating Breakthrough Products: Revealing the Secrets that Drive Global Innovation, (Second Edition)

By: Jonathan Cagan; Craig M. Vogel

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 16-SEP-2012

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For years, Jonathan Cagan’s and Craig M. Vogel’s Creating Breakthrough Products has offered an indispensable roadmap for uncovering new opportunities, identifying what customers really value, and building products and services that redefine markets — or create entirely new markets. Now, the authors have thoroughly updated their classic book, adding new chapters on service design and global innovation, plus new insights, best practices, and case studies from both U.S. and global companies. Their new Second Edition compares revolutionary (Apple-style) and evolutionary (Disney-style) approaches...

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Les secrets d'innovation de Steve Jobs: 7 principes pour penser autrement

Les secrets d'innovation de Steve Jobs: 7 principes pour penser autrement

By: Carmine Gallo

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2011

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L'iPod en 2004, l'iPhone en 2007, l'iPad en 2010... Steve Jobs n'a cessé de proposer au public des produits révolutionnaires. Sa capacité d'innovation est légendaire et son talent n'a cessé d'impressionner, et malgré des difficultés de tout ordre, il a enchaîné les succès. Pourquoi ? Le fameux « Think different » est bien plus qu'un slogan. C'est une vision sans précédent. Un style dynamique et décalé qui symbolise la manière dont Steve Jobs a abordé la conception d'un produit ou la relation client. Vous cherchez des idées pour repenser votre entreprise, réinventer vos produits ou...