Seven Tips For Developing Goal-Directed Collaborations And Ecosystems

Ecosystems, co-creation, platforms and other types of collaborations gain increasing attention as attractive ways of doing business. As a recent report by Innovation Leader shows, their potential value can be significant and diverse: cost reduction, a stronger position in the market, faster time to market, new ideas,  more innovative products and services and so on. Along those lines, many…

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Why Fit Beats Best Practice

In business we are fond of best practices. We study successful companies, distill key lessons from how they have done it and try to adopt those as best practices in our organizations. This is how best-selling books like “In Search Of Excellence” (Peters & Waterman), “Good To Great” (Collins) and “Blue Ocean Strategy” (Kim & Mauborgne)…

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