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Electric Clothes Physicists at Wake Forest University have developed a fabric that doubles as a spare outlet. When used to line your shirt — or even your pillowcase or office chair — it converts subtle differences in temperature across the span of the clothing (say, from your cuff to your armpit) into electricity.
The heart of Jeff Bezos’ mission has always to circumvent the traditional “gatekeepers” of commerce.
The Innovator's Dilemma In his book, The Innovator's Dilemma  , Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School describes a theory about how large, outstanding firms can fail "by doing everything right."
New technologies and innovations cause even some of the best-run firms to slip and sometimes fall. As you look ahead, it may be helpful to identify innovations that will get your company the most competitive traction.
Is Febreze disruptive?
A company’s ability to innovate is key to its success. The strategic and systematic opening up of internal innovation processes to include external knowledge – in other words, open innovation – can result in significant competitive advantages. The term “open innovation” means involving external players in the innovation process in order to acquire information on needs or solutions.
in Share 12 Nearly five years ago I wrote this article, but I think it is worth dredging it up out of the archives because there is such misunderstanding out there about what business model innovation is. This article highlights some of the misconceptions people have about what business model innovation truly is and looks quickly at a couple of more appropriate examples of business model innovation.
Innovation requires Lens Shifting - Blog - Mills-Scofield LLC - Innovanomics, strategic alignment for innovationA while ago, my friend Jackie Hutter and I did a workshop on Leading Indicators for Innovation from 2 aspects: 1) how can you look around you for leading indicators of areas ripe for innovation; and 2) what are leading indicators in your innovation process itself. Both are important, the first is more ‘fun’ so we’ll discuss it first and save the 2 nd for another post.
Brussels, 5 December 2011
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