Author Archives: Andy Bruce

Innovate Your Way out of a Recession

How on earth can companies compete in a global economy where staff costs in India are a tenth of those in the West and where Chinese companies are now looking to outsource their operations to cut costs further? We can not continuously improve our way out of the current challenges, rather we must fundamentally change what we do and how ...

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The Golden Rules of Innovation

Like any other core business process there are some ‘rules’ of innovation management which will maximise the probability of success. These come under what we call “The 6 Ps”: PLANNING – Innovation must be linked to strategy Successful leaders link core business processes to their strategic goals and annual business planning targets, and innovation is no exception. Use a product-market ...

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