With IpOp Model concepts Ikea gains competitive advantages

Ikea just demonstrated how some of the concepts/tools presented in “Winning Opportunities*, proven tools for converting your projects into success (without a business plan)” can be used not only to acquire significant competitive advantages but also change the competition landscape. It just announced the commercialization of a new line of products under the label ‘Uppleva’ […] Read more »

Networking opportunity during flights

Since differentiation is a critical success factor, KLM introduces a new service: “Recognizing that its passengers’ experiences can be greatly influenced by those sitting next to them, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced “Meet & Seat,” a service that allows passengers to choose seatmates based on their social media profiles.”, as explained in Autopia. This is […] Read more »

A new book that puts things into perspective

I recommend Brian Solis’ latest book “The End of Business as Usual” because it points out some of the key changes that decision-makers need to deal with. Ignoring them is simply suicidal. Brian analyzes the evolution of consumers’ behavior and how technology is changing the rules of the game. He goes one step further by […] Read more »

“THE” Event for intrapreneurs: the Geneva Corporate Innovation Forum

Anyone interested in corporate innovation and intrapreneurship should attend the second edition of the Geneva Corporate Innovation Forum. My participation to this conference last year led me to realize that it is definitely worth it. This forum is a rare opportunity for people interested to boost innovation in their organization to share best practices with […] Read more »