strategic innovation

The Innovator’s Portfolio Matrix

by Paul Simister on September 27, 2011

When I was reading Business Innovation For Dummies by Alexander Hiam, I came across the Innovator’s Portfolio Matrix. I think it’s a powerful way to think about differentiation in your product mix. What Is The Innovator’s Portfolio Matrix? It is a 2 x 2 matrix (much loved by strategy consultants of course) with uniqueness on […]

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Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

by Paul Simister on September 3, 2011

Blue Ocean Strategy : How To Create Uncontested Market Space And Make The Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne is a must-read book for anyone interested in business strategy, customer value and innovation. The book has been brilliantly conceived and marketed and it starts with the powerful metaphor. Blue Ocean Strategy vs […]

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The Experience Curve & The Impact On Innovation

by Paul Simister on August 9, 2011

I’ve written before about the importance of the experience curve for cost management and the importance to manage it actively rather than hoping that more experience automatically leads to lower costs. The Impact Of The Experience Curve On Innovation & Differentiation I’ve never discussed its impact on differentiation and how focusing on getting the most […]

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