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How to Create a Breakthrough Innovation: Futures Research Methodologies for Disruptive Innovation

By IGI Global on Sep 5, 2019
Disruptive innovation is a complex process that is crucial in redefining strategic planning for products, markets, and technology. Researchers and professionals are challenged with forecasting and predicting future trends within their market to develop these disruptive innovations. This leads to an increased interest in “futures studies” methodologies which examines possible and alternative futures through data analysis.

To assist businesses and organizations in implementing the latest business model frameworks, customized product/services, and technology roadmapping, IGI Global’s latest complimentary book chapter through their Free Content Program is:

“How to Create a Breakthrough Innovation: Futures Research Methodologies for Disruptive Innovation"

By Prof. Raphael Kling David (Newcastle University, UK)

Chapter Abstract: We are witnessing the biggest transformation in technology in the modern society increasing dramatically the data usage, more efficient services, and customized product/services. In the globalized world, the traditional incremental innovation, in some cases, might not be enough to defeat the competition and make a successful business in the long term. In order to compete in a competitive market, the entrepreneurs constantly look for new ways to create a breakthrough innovation. The aim of this chapter is to discuss disruptive innovation and strategies for creating disruptive business combining futures research methodologies with business model framework. In order to meet the objective, a state of the art analysis has been carried out providing an overview of disruptive Innovation and the main “future research” methodologies (Delphi method, casual layered analysis, scenario method, and technology roadmapping). A combined model of technology roadmapping methodology with business model canvas is proposed to model disruptive innovation and a case study is presented.

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handbookHandbook of Research on Strategic Innovation Management for Improved Competitive Advantage (2 Volumes)
ISBN13: 9781522592549; © 2020; 1356 pages

By Dr. George Leal Jamil (InesTec, Portugal), Prof. João José Pinto Ferreira (InesTec, Portugal), Dr. Maria Manuela Pinto (InesTec, Portugal), Dr. Cláudio Roberto Magalhães Pessoa (Universidade Fumec, Brazil) and Prof. Alexandra Xavier (InesTec, Portugal)

The Handbook of Research on Strategic Innovation Management for Improved Competitive Advantage provides emerging research on the use of information and knowledge to promote development in various business agencies. While covering topics such as design thinking, financial analysis, and policy planning, this publication explores the wide and complex relationships that constitute strategic innovation management principals and processes. This publication is an important resource for students, professors, researchers, managers, and entrepreneurs seeking current research on the methods and tools regarding information and knowledge management for business advancement.

To access the valuable research within this publication, be sure to recommend this title to your librarian.

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