Thursday, 5 December 2002

Multiple R&D efforts? Multiple sales teams? Vertical cooperation increased innovation.

The mechanism as described in The Impact Of Vertical R&D Cooperation On Firm Innovation - An Empirical Investigation BY Innovation Type Demand   details the Informal modes of R&D cooperation (informal exchange of technological knowledge) seem to be more significant for their innovation behavior than formal ones (joint ventures, joint development teams etc.).mechanisms

Tuesday, 5 November 2002

How does R&D spill over to effect entire ecosystems and NPD efforts? Here’s how.

How and why are some countries able to capitalize on technology R&D and others not? Ecsystems both internal and external to the organization. How does R& D spill over to effect entire ecosystems details how some countries are ready to absorb new ideas, new technologies, new products (South-East Asia) and others were preoccupied by preservation of old regime (Eastern Europe). The former countries experience today a tremendous growth. Here’s how they are doing it.

Monday, 7 October 2002

Want New economic sectors of product lines to blossom? There are policy implications.

What the effort of any new product development effort, there are mechanisms for implementation that beat others, and A New Typology for Economic Sectors with a view to Policy Implications gets to the meat of this in the way they organize companies and countires.

Thursday, 5 September 2002

Have a small firm? Have a large firm? Size doesn’t matter to Innovation success.

In Spanish manufacturing The Relationship Between Firm Size And Innovation Activity - A Double Decision Approach And An Application To Spanish Manufacturing Firms we see how firm size is a factor and in particular in the manufacturing mechanism for new product development. Want to know more? Here’s how.

Monday, 12 August 2002

When is it best to license for innovation? It’s simpler than you think.

When mitigating the mechanisms for innovation vs. product launch, IP is the king and COST REDUCTION, LICENSING AND INCENTIVE TO INNOVATE details another possible way to bring internal  R&D to ROI fuition ASAP.

Friday, 12 July 2002

Product and Service Systems. It isn’t just one for market dominance.

So there is a desire to launch a full new effort. Is it a product? Is it a service? Does it have both? It should for dominance. Designing Product/Service Systems: A Methodological Exploration gives the full explanation of how these systems are the corner stone to the making of superstar companies.

Sunday, 2 June 2002

Usign The Innovation Compass & finding your bearings.

In the development of the systems to determine your NPD and breakthrough capability it isn’t just strength that lets you know if your efforts will produce market dominance and magnetic company interest, however Innovation Compass: A Self-audit Tool for the NPD Process gives the tools to determine if you are cpable, what you are lacking and what you need to do to make it the last mile.

Wednesday, 1 May 2002

Snowboarding for Innovation – where a breakthrough happened.

How many times did your grandparents see snowboards when they were children? Never. Now a billion dollar a year business Product Development and Changing Cultural Landscapes— Is Our Future in Snowboarding gives the full breakdown of how a new industry has changed the way we take our ski holidays, how we look at sport, clothes, accessories and even lifestyles. Is that an innovation? 2 ski’s to 1? Check the bank accounts of those manufacturing and prodfuct design firms that did it.

Tuesday, 2 April 2002

Brand, Identity & Innovation Development in the New Economy

The internet provides a new global marketplace where one can find new and unusual goods and buyers can find information about the goods.  How can you create a brand identity in this new economic and keep design at the front and center? Brand Identity Development in the New Economy

Saturday, 2 March 2002

Creativity in Multidisciplinary NPD teams: making it happen

Through a study of new product development in medium-sized companies, we see how Creativity in Multidisciplinary Teams can push NPD efforts forward and create the relationship within developmental teams for innovation.  Describing the ‘newness-generation’ with new developmental teams and ‘newness-reception’ within larger organizations, we see a clar path described and several models explaining these dynamic systems. 

Tuesday, 5 February 2002

Real Options & of Open Innovation Practices in Corporate Venturing

How can you enter into a venture opportunity and understand the full implications of ROI for that new product development effort? How can it be measures and undetstood for shareholders and internal champions? Here’s how.

Tuesday, 15 January 2002

Senior Management Support in the New Product Development Process

Studies conducted in the Netherlands and UK show that there is a small to medium association between senior management support on new product development and product performance.  Senior Management Support in the New Product Development Process details excellent suggestions that it is more productive to evaluate the direct and indirect effects