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How do we choose innovations?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

One of the multiple dimensions in which we evaluate and choose innovations, whether for provision or consumption, is the level abstraction from the user or customer. For example, novelty (such as new technology) is often considered to drive innovation, but does it? But it is not directly relevant to many customers.

Who values innovations?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Innovations are considered to be effective when they deliver value. But to whom are they valuable? Generally, it is to the adopter of each innovation, but who is that?

Is innovation risky?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

Another topic, which arose in our preview of innovation in 2018, was risk and aversion to risk. The implication is that people avoid innovation because they are averse to risk.

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