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 »

“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 »

Can one really do it faster in the real world with better preparation?

One reader of “Winning Opportunities, proven tools for converting your projects into success (without a business plan)” sent the following message with a challenging question. As it may be of interest for other readers I am sharing the exchange below: On 08/12/11 4:53 AM, Dikran Antreasyan wrote: ——————– I just read your excellent book and […] Read more »

New powerful diet accessory

This new spoon guarantees daily weight loss if used for every meal (without fork or chopsticks): the mechanically engineered hole in the spoon brilliantly  limits the food intake. The market for this opportunity is huge . It shows that low-tech innovation never stops. My friend offered one to his wife two weeks ago. The results […] Read more »