Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the Internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Making things in a post-industrial society [Economist]
Rolls-Royce shows us how to move on from being a traditional product driven firm, to one based on providing smart services. A good example technology driven business model innovation that I talk about a lot.
- What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you
expect to live to see [EDGE]
The EDGE’s annual question.
- Corporate culture: the enabler for innovation [Innovate on Purpose]
The biggest barrier to consistent, sustainable innovation in any firm is corporate culture.
- Defensive design: magnetic zones on the unibody MacBook [37signals]
Innovation is usually the result of people at the coal face solving the problems they face, not the product from some back room R&D lab.