Developments and articles of interest from the last week:
- Sometimes the best innovations can be the most fun! ProRail (the Dutch rail maintenance company) have come up with a simple but efficient way to ‘accelerate transit’
- The British government has waded into the IP debate and is looking to ‘enact significant changes to copyright law, including orphan works reforms and the introduction of new copyright exceptions’. 1 This will be interesting to keep an eye on in the role that IP plays in innovation.
- An interesting interview with Ezio Manzini an Italian design strategist who is a leading expert on sustainable design talking about social innovation.
- Brad Power writes about “How to Sustain Front Line Process Improvement Activities” on Harvard Business Review
- And also on the Harvard Business Review is a piece on how innovative companies demand innovative leadership.
As always, please feel free to identify any other developments or articles of interest in the comments below.
- This quote is not covered by the Creative Commons licence or Commonwealth Copyright. From Timothy B. Lee “Shock, awe: British government agrees that copyright has gone too far” 3 August 2011accessed at http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/08/the-british-government-has-endorsed.ars ↩