Experiments in innovation

By Cecilia Thirlway on 22 August 2019

Topics: innovation, The Lean Startup, Eric Ries, MVP, experiments, Minimum Viable Product

Returning to The Lean Startup for reference, we explore the idea of experimentation in the innovation process and focus on one particular form of experiment: the Minimum Viable Product (MVP). 
Read more

How ideas turn into outcomes

By Chris Potts on 13 August 2019

Topics: guest posts, portfolio management, change management, innovation strategy, enterprise investment

In the first of a four-part opinion piece on 'Transforming ideas into outcomes at market-speed', enterprise investment specialist Chris Potts discusses how outcomes can come from a mix of different ideas.
Read more

What is disruptive innovation?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 01 August 2019

Topics: innovation, radical innovation, transformational innovation, disruptive innovation, Clayton Christensen

Taking EasyJet as an example, we look at the concept first described by Joseph Bower and Clayton Christensen in 1995, and how it differs from radical or transformational innovation. 
Read more

What is The Lean Startup?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 19 July 2019

Topics: innovation, business management, The Lean Startup, Eric Ries, agile, books

As Eric Ries and Steve Blank introduced principles of lean manufacturing and agile development to the innovation process, it's well worth understanding the roots and concepts behind this popular methodology
Read more

Writing a great value proposition

By Cecilia Thirlway on 11 July 2019

Topics: innovation, business management, value proposition, business model

If innovation is about translating an idea or invention into a product or service that creates value, then articulating how you propose to achieve this outcome is vital. So let's look at how to develop, test and polish your VP, and some good...
Read more

Subscribe to our free innovation newsletter