Category Archives: Innovation Paradigms

leader versus businessman

Break Old School Tendencies Through Entrepreneurial Processes To Drive Growth Within Enterprises

The core strategic management challenge for executives is centred on finding the optimal point when allocating resources between revenue and cost centres. When doing this, leaders and managers often have… Read more »

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connected strategies drive innovation

Connected Strategies Drive Seismic Shifts In Customer Co-Creation, Engagement Marketing and Product Development

As internet and mobile technologies continue to coalesce and changes in customer service delivery facilitate digital interactions underpinned by low friction methods of connectivity; enterprises today are building stronger and… Read more »

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market creating innovation

Market Creating Innovations Catalyses Economic Growth: An Outline For Emerging Economies

How can one find serious growth and market development opportunities in economies characterised by the polarities of extreme poverty, lack of infrastructure and institutions, little or no data about consumer… Read more »

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An Innovation and Learning Framework for Enterprises for Business Model Evolution

In a major series launch of thealphaswarmer_frameworks series, I am presenting an organisational capability development and project leadership model that if embraced wholeheartedly, will result in rapid levels of innovation… Read more »

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Disruptive Innovation Aims To Bring Consumption From Non-Consumption Contexts

Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen fathered the term disruptive innovation in 1995 whilst collectively and insightfully studying and evaluating case studies across the telecommunication, healthcare, technology, consumer goods and electronic industries…. Read more »

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thealphaswarmer insights and commentaries

Balancing Tension: The Dynamic Coordinator Role Within Innovation Systems

One of my favourite books of all time has to be Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Timbles 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution. Within the nomenclature, the authors… Read more »

Estimated word count: 421 words

Destroyer or Creator: Juxtaposing the Devils Advocate against the Cross-Pollinator

One of the most innovative organisations in the world, IDEO, articulates the devils advocate as someone whom is hugely critical of ideas before they are proven; those whom don’t want… Read more »

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