INNOVATED INNOVATION Constant, incremental innovation of products or services has become a hygiene factor. This innovation is often easy to copy and consequently it does not create any strategic values. So how are strategic values being created today? Already in 1975, Kodak developed their first digital camera but did not dare to challenge their business… Continue reading Values are created on the outer edges – The reason for Kodak’s bankruptcy
Have a look at Bearings latest breakfast seminar in innovation management in the capital of Sweden. Click here to open the site of six movies.
Go morning! Today, at 8.30 (GMT+1) in Stockholm we will live case a spectacular innovation management session at http://dfkompetens.solidtango.com/play/nw3hcceem2
Beginning in 2008, we have an ongoing financial crisis in the world which is the worst of its kind since the Great Depression. The crisis became prominently visible in the autumn 2008 with the failure, merger or nationalization of several large American based financial firms. The global economy suffers from this crises ever since. Yet,… Continue reading “Margin call”
Monocle interview with Christer Asplund Oct 18 2011 On Tuesday October 18th, the Monocle radio channel made a brief early morning interview with Christer Asplund about the book Place Management. Click on the link above to listen to the recording.
Guess that all of you hear about the breaking news that there is neutrinos travel faster than light. Now, however, a team of scientists at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands reckons it’s come up with a more plausible explanation of what happened: the GPS satellites used to measure the departure and arrival times… Continue reading Einstein was right!
He might be the most powerful industry leader in the US history and the father of Mac, iPhone and iPad – but for me his the evidence of the imperative of building innovative company culture and the value of it. His seven secrets of innovation is one of the things that inspired me and something… Continue reading My memory of Steve Jobs
Today, Jan Snygg, Jörgen Eriksson and I had the pleasure to share our thoughts and experience to +60 of the Swedish Computer Associations most interested innovation thinkers. We had a great time, thanks to you all and hope to see you as well as other Swedish innovation champions at out new innovation management boot camp,… Continue reading Thanks to all +60 innovation fans who joined in today
During the summer 2011 we have witnessed a dramatic increase in European and American national deficit crises. It is a macro economic crisis, with national governments unable to manage national debts. Governments have been allowed to fund themselves through borrowing since the 1930s, when John Maynard Keynes proposed that inadequate aggregate demand could lead to… Continue reading Keynes and long term accountability
Recently Tomas Lund at Bearing was asked to write an article about customer engagement for the Swedbank 360 Magazine. Click on the link below to download the article (in Swedish) Swedbank 360 magasin krönika