Examples of open innovation
Examples of news business out of internal technologies
Examples of crowdsouring companies
Example of lead user innovation
Examples of type 1 leader users(target application market)
Examples of type 2 leader users(similar application in analogous market)
Examples of type 3 leader users(with respect to important attribute of problems faced by users in target market)
How should companies manage the product development process?
Managing innovation outside the company
Examples of market pull innovations
Examples of technology push innovation
example of ethnography
Failures of first to markets
How a customer evaluates an innovation
How employers protect their IP?
Discuss the Threadless business model
Innocentive: Benefits of open innovation
Key lessons from ttools
Key lessons from Vasa
Discuss Kodak’s failure to transit into the digital world and what could it have done differently
Examples of strategic alliance
Examples of joint venture
Examples of licensing
Outsourcing and contract manufacturing
Examples of independent subsidiary(doesn’t compete for resources with other division)
Compare & contrast conjoint analysis vs. Kano method
Explain the stage gate development process and the advantages of developing an innovation
Essay Type: Explain how lead-users can help companies in each stage of the innovation
Compare and contrast closed vs. open innovation
Identify & explain the factors that are leading to a trend towards open innovation
Essay: What are the pros & cons of crowd-sourcing innovation?
What are Pros and cons of being first to market?
What are the Advantages of being a fast follower?
Compare & contrast offensive vs. defensive cannibalization strategies
Explain value chain evolution theory that provides insights into the decision to vertically
Explain why certain companies in the computer industry made most of the money based on
What are the Pros and cons of forming strategic alliances?