Tag: Sustainable

New Business Opportunities – New Blue Oceans

The international bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy by Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne was published 10 years ago. Based on a study of 150 strategies of businesses in 30 industries up to 2000, it was a “how to” business book like no other before it. The framework, tools and examples it provided to businesses seeking …

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Idea Enhancement – The Key to Innovation

The business cost of addressing failures in product development rises exponentially as the product nears the market. It is no surprise therefore that over 60% of technology businesses operate a staged-innovation process of some kind. Early selection of winning ideas and rejection of likely failures is logically the most efficient use of resources. Many companies …

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Small Scale Environmental Solutions – A New Market Opportunity

An environmentally sustainable business model can only remain viable if the relevant business operations generate a profit, either for re-investment or to reward prudent risk-taking. At the same time, a profit that is generated at the expense of the environment or to the detriment of society cannot be considered environmentally sustainable. Satisfying all three demands is called the triple …

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