The Economist sur Twitter : "The American marijuana industry is maturing. The disunited state of cannabis: Open innovation. Open innovation is a term promoted by Henry Chesbrough, adjunct professor and faculty director of the Center for Open Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, in a book of the same name, though the idea and discussion about some consequences (especially the interfirm cooperation in R&D) date as far back as the 1960s.
Some instances of open innovation are Open collaboration, a pattern of collaboration, innovation, and production. What Corporates can learn from Startups. In case you haven’t noticed: times are changing.
Moore's law. Moore's law is the observation that, over the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years.
The law is named after Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore, who described the trend in his 1965 paper. His prediction has proven to be accurate, in part because the law is now used in the semiconductor industry to guide long-term planning and to set targets for research and development. The capabilities of many digital electronic devices are strongly linked to Moore's law: processing speed, memory capacity, sensors and even the number and size of pixels in digital cameras. All of these are improving at roughly exponential rates as well. This exponential improvement has dramatically enhanced the impact of digital electronics in nearly every segment of the world economy. Moore's law describes a driving force of technological and social change in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. History
C. K. Prahalad. Biz dev & ecosystem. Business model. Microsoft Lync’s bottom-up restructure. YouTube. Shaping Strategy in a World of Constant Disruption. The Idea in Brief.
Blue Ocean Strategy. Blue Ocean Strategy is a book published in 2005 and written by W.
Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, Professors at INSEAD and Co-Directors of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves spanning more than a hundred years and thirty industries, Kim & Mauborgne argue that companies can succeed not by battling competitors, but rather by creating ″blue oceans″ of uncontested market space. They assert that these strategic moves create a leap in value for the company, its buyers, and its employees, while unlocking new demand and making the competition irrelevant.
The book presents analytical frameworks and tools to foster an organization's ability to systematically create and capture blue oceans. Book layout and concepts Blue Ocean Strategy. Red Ocean vs.
Blue Ocean Strategy Value Innovation Visualizing Strategy Strategy Canvas Four Actions Framework ERRC Grid Six Paths Framework. “Blue Ocean” vs “Shaping” Strategy: A Comparative \\ Vaibmu. Red Queen's Hypothesis. Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. The original idea of the Red Queen hypothesis was given by Leigh Van Valen in order to explain the "Law of Extinction". Leigh Van Valen showed that in many populations the probability of extinction does not depend on the lifetime of this population.
In addition, the probability of extinction is constant over millions of years for a given population. This could be explained by the coevolution of species. Indeed, an adaptation in a population of one species (e.g. predators, parasites ...) may change the selection pressure on a population of another species (e.g., prey, hosts), giving rise to an antagonistic coevolution. If this occurs reciprocally, a potential dynamic coevolution may result. The Red Queen at the species level. Challenging received wisdom. The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else, by George Anders, (Viking, £14.99) Hiring good people is one of the biggest challenges for any business.
Yet, all too often, the process is riddled with guesswork and bias. People employ those like themselves. The Amazing Power of Deflationary Economics for Startups. I’m often asked by people what investment areas interest me.
It’s true that I have a functional focus on three areas: Performance-based marketing, digital television and mobile computing. I try to invest in things that I know and that I believe I might have better knowledge and relationships than the masses of VCs. I have other areas of interest & competence such as cloud computing and document management given my background. Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch. Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures.
Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined create either pleasure or pain, serious momentum or miserable stagnation. A strong culture flourishes with a clear set of values and norms that actively guide the way a company operates. Employees are actively and passionately engaged in the business, operating from a sense of confidence and empowerment rather than navigating their days through miserably extensive procedures and mind-numbing bureaucracy.
Performance-oriented cultures possess statistically better financial growth, with high employee involvement, strong internal communication, and an acceptance of a healthy level of risk-taking in order to achieve new levels of innovation. Getting Things Done. Getting Things Done (GTD) es un método de gestión de las actividades y el título de un libro de David Allen que en español se ha titulado 'Organízate con eficacia'. GTD se basa en el principio de que una persona necesita liberar su mente de las tareas pendientes guardándolas en un lugar específico.
De este modo, no es necesario recordar lo que hay que hacer y se puede concentrar en realizar las tareas. Sobre qué trata GTD[editar] A diferencia de otros expertos en gestión del tiempo, Allen no se centra en el establecimiento de prioridades. En su lugar, él insta a la creación de listas de tareas específicas para cada contexto, por ejemplo, una lista de llamadas telefónicas pendientes o recados que hacer en la ciudad.
La psicología de GTD se basa en hacer fácil el almacenamiento, seguimiento y revisión de toda la información relacionada con las cosas que necesitas hacer. Occam's razor. The sun, moon and other solar system planets can be described as revolving around the Earth. However that explanation's ideological and complex assumptions are completely unfounded compared to the modern consensus that all solar system planets revolve around the Sun. Persona (user experience) Personas In Product Design. 'Imprime' en su casa una metralleta de plástico capaz de disparar.
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action. Strangling Innovation: Tesla versus “Rent Seekers” The greatest number of jobs is created when startups create a new market – one where the product or service never existed before or is radically more convenient. Yet this is where startups will run into anti-innovation opponents they may not expect. These opponents have their own name – “rent seekers” – the landlords of the status-quo. Smart startups prepare to face off against rent seekers and map out creative strategies for doing so…. How to Give Your Business Model a One-Two Punch - Jonathan Carson, Don Kellogg, Eddie Yoon. By Jonathan Carson, Don Kellogg, Eddie Yoon | 12:17 PM April 24, 2012. The Long Tail - Wired Blogs. Sun, 08 Nov 2009 00:46:19. Business ecosystem. Starting in the early 1990s, James F. Moore originated the strategic planning concept of a business ecosystem, now widely adopted in the high tech community.
The basic definition comes from Moore's book, The Death of Competition: Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Business Ecosystems. The origins of the concept Drawing your Business Ecosystem. Ecosystem Approach To Commercialization March 28v10. Business Ecosystems Overview. A Practitioners Guide to Ecosystem Development. Softwareecosystems. Exploring the Ruby Ecosystem « Software Ecosystems. March 12, 2010 by Slinger Jansen. How to Give Your Business Model a One-Two Punch - Jonathan Carson, Don Kellogg, Eddie Yoon. By Jonathan Carson, Don Kellogg, Eddie Yoon | 12:17 PM April 24, 2012.