The introduction of object identification to securely connect the physical and virtual worlds can help facilitate the introduction of a circular business model (CBM) but there are several types of CBM and different technologies are required for each.Read more
Climate change and social inequality are of concern to society, but to achieve a twin transition - digital and green - requires SME's to integrate ethical principle into their business models as well as multinationals, Dr Andrea Caputo argues.Read more
The role and impact of R&D (broadly defined to include driving innovation in any aspect of the firm) has dramatically increased, says Marco Iansiti of the Harvard Business School. In essence, AI has become the new R&D function in...Read more
The Covid-19 crisis has stimulated the adoption of a number of managerial innovations, says Caroline Mattelin-Pierrard. She observes that one innovation - 'the liberated company' - provides opportunities for an organisation to develop greater agility.Read more
What is the business model for autonomous vehicles? Work with or compete with traditional private cars?
Considerable investment is being made in autonomous vehicles, but it is the business model that will determine if they win or fail, says Dr Maurizio Catulli.Read more
“We are reviewing how innovative SME's have changed their strategies over the last 100 days, says Alberto Di Minin. "This has given me hope." As Europe adapts to the ‘new normal’ there is evidence that knowledge-based companies are rising...Read more