Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the Internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Beyond Borders: The Global Innovation 1000 [Booz & Company]
Booz & Company’s fourth annual of the top 1000 R&D spenders. The study found that the U.S. received more money from foreign companies to develop products than any other nation in the last year—establishing the U.S. as the global outsourcing destination for innovation.
- Rolls–Royce brings propeller engines back in vogue [guardian.co.uk]
A new spin on an old technology to cut an airline’s fuel bills and greenhouse gas emissions by 30%.
- Why traditional recession tactics are doomed to fail this time [Harvard Business]
The tactics of recession-as-usual are neither necessary nor sufficient for firms to weather the global economic superstorm—because it’s no ordinary squall, but a once-in-a-lifetime gale ripping up the very foundations of theglobal economic order. Strategists must rediscover the lost art of authentic value creation and find new, innovative, sources of value.
- Investing in innovation… now? [BusinessWeek]
Should we try and save our way out of a recession? Or is this the opportunity to innovate past our competition?