Date: 12th March 2013 Location: Business Design Centre, Islington, London I like to attend the key conferences to see what is going on and take the temperature of things.  Today at the second day of Innovate 2013 (the UK Technology Strategy Board’s annual showcase) it was starting to feel like the planets were coming into

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Open innovation (OI) has become a mainstream management reality for firms in many sectors, sizes, and technologies since the publication of Chesbrough’s book in 2003. The adoption of OI by a firm is now a matter of strategic choice but is contingent upon its internal and external environments.  Managers may ask, is this for us? 

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BBC Sport – Profile: Dave Brailsford, British Cyclings performance director. I have followed the success of the British Track Cycling team for several years now and even used them in business presentations as exemplars of high performing teams. The relentless drive for incrementally better performance serves partly as inspiration for the title of this Blog

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In this Blog, I like to write about the things that interest me in the world of organizations. I guess I could be described as a veteran having spent over 20 years as an engineer in companies that, at the time, were considered to be leaders in their markets and technologies. I’ve seen warts and all

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