How Norway disrupted sushi
A surprising story of growth creation through an audacious attack on non-consumption
The entry of Norwegian salmon onto the global sushi plate can be described as a disruption. It opened up a new market for Norwegian salmon, in which margins were substantially higher and volume eventually exploded during the rise of the global sushi trend.
Missed Clayton Christensen? Here's the recap
On 29 August 2014, we gathered in Copenhagen for Implement Thought Leaders 2014. Nearly 1,300 clients and friends of Implement were present at the lecture and subsequent Q&A held by one of the world’s most influential management thinkers, Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen.
Business Model Innovation in practice
Short term competitive advantage is created by exploiting existing business models. But in the long term all markets mature, competition intensifies and turbulence increases. Consequently, new sources of growth must be explored and fresh answers to enduring success must be found.
Why it hurts to listen to Clayton
A short while ago, Harvard Professor Clayton M. Christensen from Harvard Business School visited Denmark and Norway to speak on the subject he is most passionate about; disruptive innovation. To Norwegian listeners, it was a painful speech. It hurts to hear his views; because they are alarmingly relevant.
Taking risks and stimulating radical ideas while still delivering bottom line results. Not an easy task, but we can help you master this balance.
Open innovation and user-centred design
Discovery-driven innovation opens new business opportunities. But to get full value out of this, you need to involve your customers, your partners and your competitors.
Doing the right things – and doing them in the right way. That is what effective innovation is all about. We apply Lean Innovation to define the ‘right things’ and the ‘right way’ for your organisation.
Open up the innovation process to discover new ideas and partnerships. The idea of opening up what are often confidential processes of product development and seeking an environment of co-creation. Get inspiration and commitment by involving existing or new external stakeholders such as customers, suppliers, start-ups or researchers.
The Danish electric mobility operator CLEVER A/S has turned traditional strategic thinking upside down to overcome challenges in an immature industry and to pave the way for the mass-market breakthrough of the electric vehicle.
Lean innovation increased the effectiveness and impact of innovation projects. The project has provided Arla Foods with the means to create and develop better solutions and faster identification of the real project requirements.