Offshoring & Innovation in the Media

By | June 22nd, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation|

Also the Austrian business weekly Format features Bernhard Dachs' of AIT foresight and policy development and my analysis. The paper that this refers to can be found here.

Offshoring & Innovation in the Media

By | June 18th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Quote|

Today  an article in the NZZ (Neue Züricher Zeitung) features our analysis of offshoring.

Press release

By | June 12th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Random Thoughts|

Today's latest MCI press release features our offshoring study: see here.

Offshoring of Production Activities & Innovation in the Home Country

By | June 12th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation|

Today the study "The Effects of Production Offshoring on R&D and Innovation in the Home Country" by Bernhard Dachs of the Austrian Institute of Technology and myself was published online. A strong innovation performance based on R&D, product development and the implementation of advanced production technologies is key for the long-term competitiveness of European economies. This [...]

Innovation & Design?

By | June 11th, 2013|Categories: Design, Management of Innovation, Random Thoughts|

Obviously even design icons might attract considerable criticism for their new product design.

Innovation & Design

By | June 4th, 2013|Categories: Management of Innovation|

It seems that more often than not, even when design and innovation are mentioned together, there is no genuine design orientation behind innovation. Sometimes however, design and innovation are the basis of a successful business model.

Innovation & Design

By | June 2nd, 2013|Categories: Management of Innovation, Random Thoughts|

"Design-orientation has to be integrated into any corporate strategy" says Rudolf Greger. From this follows immediately that design-orientation has to be integrated into the innovation process.