Tag Archives: technology

Overcoming the Too Much Information (TMI) problem

One of the speakers at the Co-Dev 2015 conference on Open Innovation highlighted the problem of “Too Much Information” (TMI).  Innovative companies who are seeking innovation partners have to sift through immense sets of data in order to find and … Continue reading

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Assessing promising technologies

We are all blessed to live in an age filled with wonderful technologies; these breakthroughs have made our lives safer, healthier and immeasurably easier than our ancestors.  I’ve always enjoyed history shows that trace the connections between scientific ideas and inventions.  … Continue reading

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Decision: Research Strategy

Some of you may work in the very early stages of investigating science or translating science into new and useful technologies that create the value engine for new products.  Although most of my clients through the years have taken relatively … Continue reading

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Transforming science into technology into products into business

Decisions create your future! Whether you think of launching a new business from a top-down perspective (starting from your Vision) or bottom-up (starting from a promising scientific behavior to exploit and build around), the value of your business is created … Continue reading

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New product innovation decisions

I’ve mentioned previously that a Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS) provides a very powerful innovation framework for creating breakthrough products and services.  Although every decision within a Decision Breakdown Structure can be an innovation “node”, some decisions are more innovation-rich than … Continue reading

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Criteria: Core Competencies

The Decision Driven® Strategy pattern includes 2 decisions that can be used to discern, evaluate and prioritize your organization’s core competencies.  We separate core competencies into 2 classes: Process and Technology.   Based on my experience, most businesses treat these capabilities as different, … Continue reading

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