The Popular Posts list in the menu on the right shows the posts with the most pageviews over the past 30 days.
Here are some of the posts that have proven popular over a longer period of time, broken up into themes:
Business Model Innovation
- Eight Models of Business Models & Why They’re Important: a discussion of what business models are, and why you should evaluate yours. The follow-up post is Three Things You Can Do With a Business Model.
- Aggregate, Filter and Connect: A discussion of strategies that you can use to develop a successful business models in industries that are threatened by digital technologies.
- Personal Aggregate, Filter & Connect Strategies: using AFC to help with personal knowledge management.
- Aggregate, Filter & Connect for Smaller Firms: uses O’Reilly Media as an example of how smaller firms can develop a business model using the AFC ideas.
- Connecting Ideas is the Fundamental Creative Act in Innovation: connecting ideas to ideas creates the great idea, connecting the idea to people gets it to spread.
- Five Forms of Filtering: filtering means many different things – here is a taxonomy of filtering.
- News Business Model Summary: a post that collects links to all of the previous discussion about how to build a new business model for journalism.
- Is Business Model Innovation Just Another Name for Strategy?: John’s take on the distinctions between the two.
- Amazon’s Business Model Innovation: a description of how Aggregate, Filter & Connect-based business models.
- An Innovation Manifesto: Twenty assertions about innovation.
- Innovation is the Process of Idea Management: how using the innovation value chain idea can improve performance.
- Too Much IP Protection is Bad for Innovation: John’s Gollum theory of innovation.
- Why You Need to be Vulnerable to Innovate: if you’re not vulnerable, you’re less likely to test out your great idea.
- How Accountants Kill Innovation: a controversial but true idea.
- Empathy-Driven Innovation: To innovate we have to understand needs – this requires empathy.
- Ten Great Free e-Books for Innovators: Links to a terrific set of free resources that will help you become more innovative.
- The Use and Misuse of the Three-Horizons: John’s post discussing how to use the three horizons tool to plan your innovation activies (Tim’s follow up post is here).
- The Innovation Matrix: Where does your organisation fit?
- Think “Network Structure” not “Networking”: Why networking is bad.
- The Economy is a Network: well, it is!
- How Personality Shapes Your Network: John discusses the impact that some personality characteristics have on your position within networks. The follow-up post is What Motivates Knowledge Brokers?
- Networks and the Information Glut: Starts with a great visualisation of the correspondence networks of 18th century scientists, then discusses the implications for modern day knowledge management.
- Innovation and the Value Network: Where you are in the value network has a big impact on how easy it is to get your ideas to spread – this gives some tips for managing this position. There is a follow-up post with a practical example too.
- 4 Rules for Managing Your Network: The slides + audio from the talk that Tim gave at the AusBiotech Queensland and Ernst & Young Breakfast Series in September.
- Chance Favours the Connected Mind: a discussion of Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson.
- Can Your Friends Make You More Innovative?: On the influence your relationships have on creativity and innovation.