Monthly Archives: October 2010

Innovation Week in Review – Oct 30, 2010

Review of innovation: effectuation, creativity, small companies, and privacy. Continue reading

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Effectuation and Innovation I: avoid market research

Efffectuation is a prescription for innovating when the risk is unknown and unknowable. When outcomes and probabilities are unknowable an entrepreneur: enters a market based on his/her knowledge, experience and networks; keeps investments small to retain future options; and plans to shape the development of the nascent market with the help of customers and stakeholders. Continue reading

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Innovation Week in Review – Oct 23, 2010

Friday research issue: Real-time market data not market research! Most of my twitter community seemed to approve of these themes. A couple sharp readers noted The Gap as perhaps a counter-example I attended the annual PDMA conference last week and … Continue reading

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Innovation Week in Review – October 16, 2010

Innovation Week in Review: Friends don’t let friends use PowerPoint; Crowdsourcing – Your users are your competitors; Barbarians and innovation; and more. Continue reading

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This week in Innovation – October 9, 2010

Weekly Innovation Review: a discussion of Social Media and Innovation; the value of creativity, collaborative consumption and more. Continue reading

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Student excuses – Not much innovation

Student excuses – the dog chewed my hard drive: the good, bad, and really ugly! Continue reading

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Innovation – week in review: October 2, 2010

Weekly innovation review: does six sigma stop innovation; innovation and constraints; ideas from small fry; and more. Continue reading

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