Innovation Case Study With Questions And Answers

During a course we developed at Avans University this winter, we asked students to gather relevant business cases on innovation and entrepreneurship in order to analyse them and prepare discussions around organization design. The course was based on the following model:

 

 This article was written by Jan Spruijt. Jan Spruijt is an expert in Innovation Sciences. He designs business simulations, academic programs, masterclasses, courses, keynotes and learning material in the field of strategic design, organization design and (open) innovation. Connect with Jan at jan@openinnovatie.nl for opportunities.

 

The following list is a selection of the business cases they found, mostly based on the Lean Startup, Lean Enterprise, Corporate Entrepreneurship and agile/Scrum – all available freely and online for use at your disposal, so I decided to share them with you. If you have any other business cases that are relevant, please drop them in a comment. Part of the cases are in Dutch. Thank you!

Business Cases:

The Mission Model Canvas: An Adapted Business Model Canvas for Mission-Driven Organizations

 

 

When Toyota met e-commerce: Lean at Amazon | McKinsey & Company Amazon’s former head of global operations explains why the company was a natural place to apply lean principles, how they’ve worked in practice, and where the future could lead.” property=”og:description” name=”description

 

The Top 10 Ways Entrepreneurs Pivot A Lean Startup – Business Insider It’s time for a change. ;

 

Product Hunt Is Tech’s New Tastemaker, and It Has Big Plans | WIRED It’s a list of cool stuff. It’s becoming so much more.

 

How an Off-Season Hobby Grew into a Slick Business Brent Christensen’s Ice Castles creates frozen fantasies, and business is heating up.

 

Uber as a startup: the ins and outs of slim launches – Ventureburn

 

Nike Lean Manufacturing: An Example of Good Policy Deployment Nike Lean Manufacturing: An Example of Good Policy Deployment is an article documenting Nike’s Lean Journey thus far.

 

Lean production – Jaguar | Jaguar case studies and information | Business Case Studies

 

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Lessons Learned: Case Study: The Nordstrom Innovation Lab

 

A Brief History of Lean

 

Agile Case Studies Archives – Agile Advice

 

Scrum at Amazon – Guest Post by Alan Atlas | The Agile ExecutiveRally’s Alan Atlas shares with us his experience as the first full-time Agile trainer/coach with Amazon. His account is both enlightened and enlightening. He connects the “hows”, “whats” and “whys” of Scrum in the Amazon context, making sense for the reader of what took place and what did not at Amazon. You will find additional insights…

 

Microsoft Lauds Scrum Method for Software ProjectsOn the heels of launching the long-awaited SQL Server 2005, Microsoft is promoting the use of “scrum” to speed up the management of software projects.

 

 

Vodafone UK and HP Partnership more than halves the software developm…VODAFONE UK AND HP PARTNERSHIP MORE THAN HALVES THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE Case Study…

 

Do Pivots Matter? | Inc.comWhat really defines a pivot and how they can impact your business model.

 

Case study: Distributed Scrum Project for Dutch RailwaysHow we customise Scrum to our local context plays a large role in the success or failure of a project. This article describes a successful, large, distributed Scrum project, which had already been scrapped once under a traditional approach. The authors share lessons learned on: project startup, product ownership, testing and the importance of estimates and effective communication.

 

Case study: Philips takes agile approach to building bridges between business and ITDutch technology giant talks up the success of its attempts to embrace agile IT delivery methods, and how its shaping future customer engagements

 

Steve Blank: The Curse of a New Building – The Accelerators – WSJ STEVE BLANK: One of the things you do right in a startup is moving from one cheap and cramped building to another as you grow, with desks, cubicles and engineers piled cheek by jowl. Then, one of the signs of success is when you outgrow your last cramped quarters and can afford a “real” building. This happened to us at SuperMac when our sales skyrocketed. That’s when things went south…

 

Steve Blank on Defining New Markets | Inc.comFailing to understand new markets is the biggest mistake your startup can make.

 

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How One Startup Figured Out What Could Really Help Deaf People

 

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley — Going to Where the Action Is

 

Tips From Steve Blank on How to Grow Your Company | Inc.com You’ve launched your startup, but now what? The Silicon Valley veteran weighs in.

 

Beyond the Lemonade Stand: How to Teach High School Students About Lean Startups

 

BillGuard Launches Its Personal Finance App On Android And Adds Data Breach Alerts | TechCrunch BillGuard is expanding its reach with the launch of an Android app, and also adding a new feature that will alert users when their cards have been affected by..

 

How One FinTech Company Used Lean Startup in a Regulated Industry – Lean Startup Co.

 

Handshake Will Help You Find Your Next Intern – Fortune Amazon, Goldman Sachs, and Microsoft are among the many companies using Handshake to find interns.

 

Bundle’s New App Automatically Organizes Photos For You | TechCrunch Organizing our massive photo libraries is a task that a number of startups and big companies alike are still trying to solve. While Google is poised to..

 

Cancer Cell-Therapy Companies Scale Up to Cut Costs – Bloomberg ” data-ephemeral=”true

 

MeUndies Thinks Fun Is What’s Missing from Underwear Shopping – Racked They want to be YouUndies.

 

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Langzame lean startups? Een voorbeeld uit Albanië. The Lean DoctorHoe werken de lean startup principes eigenlijk in een compleet andere context? In dit artikel bekijken we de langzame lean startups.

 

Idealistische leensite Peerby vindt het tijd iets te gaan verdienen | Economie | de VolkskrantSpullenleensite Peerby experimenteert met verhuur. Amsterdamse gebruikers kunnen sinds twee weken bijverdiene

 

Waarom 3D Hubs naar New York gaat | SproutHet gaat steeds harder met 3D Hubs, de startup die als een Airbnb van het 3D-printen eigenaren van de machines in contact brengt met iedereen die een ontwerp wil laten maken.

 

 

Peerby gaat (eindelijk) geld verdienen – RTL NieuwsLeenwebsite Peerby krijgt voor het eerst een verdienmodel. Via de start-up kun je straks niet alleen spullen gratis lenen, maar ook huren.

 

Start-up Jungo brengt hypotheek van mens tot mens – RTL NieuwsVincent van den Noort is mede-oprichter van de fintech start-up Jungo. Dit people-to-people hypothekenplatform moet voorjaar 2016 online gaan en brengt huizenkopers samen met particuliere investeerders.

 

De nieuwe generatie maaltijdbezorgers levert oesters en champagne – NRC

 

 

Een slechte nachtrust als geheim van een start-up [case] – FrankwatchingEen briljant idee omzetten in een leuk, succesvol bedrijf? Het hoeft niet ingewikkeld te zijn. Dit kun je leren van een Berlijnse start-up.

 

Miljoeneninvestering moet WeTransfer helpen bij verovering VS – NRC

 

Lean startup: vallen en opstaan bij een innovatieve zorgsite [case] – FrankwatchingMisha startte met een klein groepje een innovatieve zorgwebsite met de lean startup-methode. Dat ging niet van een leien dakje: een openhartig verhaal.

 

Lean startup: begin met het minimaal werkbare product – EmerceDe lean startup begint met het minimum viable product. Het minimaal werkbare product dat antwoord geeft op de vraag: waar heeft je klant behoefte aan?

 

Grootste taxibedrijf Nederland lanceert Amsterdamse concurrent van Uber | Het Financieele DagbladTransportbedrijf Transdev begint een taxibedrijf in Amsterdam en Schiphol dat moet gaan concurreren met taxistart-up Uber.

 

App tip: Bksy de sociale bibliotheek – GeeklySoms gebeurt het wel eens dat je een app of project tegen het lijf loopt dat niet meteen indruk maakt omdat het nou de beste app ter wereld is, maar dat he

 

 

Rotterzwam: Urban Farming in een tropisch zwembadAGF.nl is hét branchemedium voor de AGF-sector

 

Green-Bricks wint Startup Weekend Utrecht | Baaz.nlGreen-Bricks is zondag 16 november de winnaar geworden van het Startup Weekend in Utrecht.

 

Lean: van autofabriek tot ‘eigenwijze’ organisatie – Frankwatching Lean manufacturing heeft het doel om verspilling in processen te minimaliseren. Kan ‘lean’ ook worden toegepast in ‘eigenwijze’ organisaties?

 

 

Lean in de Zorg bij Yorneo – sixsigma.nl Twee Green Belts laten opleiden en dan het Lean-gedachtengoed als een olievlek over de organisatie verspreiden. Dat was (en is) de doelstelling van Yorneo, de jeugdzorgorganisatie die zich in Drenthe bezighoudt met hulp bij opvoeden en opgroeien

 

Agile werken: zo krijgt ING de medewerkers mee – Pw De Gids | Leidinggeven, Reorganisatie
Innovation Studio helpt startups op weg – RTL Nieuws In de Innovation Studio van ING worden drie startups en drie interne teams begeleid bij het realiseren van een innovatief idee op het gebied van financiële technologie.

 

Nooit meer ‘googlen naar ict’: lean startup binnen de overheid? – Frankwatching Commissie Elias denkt dé oplossing gevonden te hebben voor falende IT-projecten van de overheid. Maar het is niet de goede. Hoe moet ‘t wel?

 

Woningcorporatie Havensteder en cegeka-dsa implementeren ERP-oplossing volgens agile-methodiek scrum – Emerce

Case Study of Innovation at 3M Essay

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Introduction
Creativity & innovation is important for enterprises, especially high-tech corporations. In the trend of extensive globalization, it is almost impossible for any enterprise to survive in the business world without seeking help from creative innovations. The paper focuses on significance of creativity & innovation in the operation of a famous company----3M. 3M is a manufacturing company that has a long history, it has a series of well-known products and brands. The first part of the paper will identify and discuss three issues in the case study of 3M, which intrigues me the most. In the next part of the paper, the creative innovation method used in 3M will be hypothetically applied to an electronic company in Hong Kong; the…show more content…

In these companies, if a technical employee want to be promoted to the management level, he or she has to first made a submission to the senior management level about changing their position from technology to management, and then he or she has to start from zero in the management field of the company and then slowly get promoted. Comparing to these companies, 3M has chosen a wise way to give its employees appropriate incentive by setting forth such policy. It is also a good example to show that the company respects its employees and is willing to provide them with opportunities to make their own occupational decisions.

The third point in 3M’s innovation method I want to address in this paper is that the company’s integration of its innovation creativity process and outcomes. According to the case study material, the 3M company figures out ways to involve its consumers in the innovation process, this indicates that the company looks upon to linking its innovation outcomes to the consumers’ needs. (Figueroa & Conceicao, 2000) By inviting the consumers into its innovation producing process, 3M is better able to identify the what the consumers’ needs and interact with them about how to apply creative ideas into products. What is more, the company can influence consumers’ potential needs by including them in such process.

Many companies might have similar

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