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It’s a Kodak Moment: 3 Innovation Lessons

February 3, 2012 5 comments

Whilst the ubiquitous advertising phrase “It’s a Kodak Moment” was part of most Americans households, the same phrase brings back nostalgic moments as the more than 130-year old company filed for Chapter 11 Protection for Bankruptcy mid January 2012. The news covered the headlines of mainstream business magazines with reports diving deep into the reasons for the strategy that went wrong. With a strong past glory, the last of Kodak moments steered me along the lines of what could have been its blunders that led to its downfall, almost like a freefall. Read more…

Learning innovation in the Digital Natives age

February 20, 2010 Leave a comment

I recently returned to Marc Prensky’s Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants landmark article, which features a now-classic example of learning innovation: creating the Monkey Wrench video game to get mechanical engineers to master a complex computer-aided-design software. While we can’t build a video game for every bit of teaching we need to do, there are some simple underlying lessons that we can draw from Prensky’s observations. Read more…