Good news from our side - We are about to release the first version of the handbook of the FORMAT methodology that we have developed over the past 3 years. As a promise to our faithful subscribers, you will be the first ones to know about this.
A questionnaire was sent out to the networks of the researchers involved in FORMAT, in order to assess the way companies handle innovation and problem-solving. What did we learn from the questionnaire about the requirements of a forecasting methodology?
Technology Forecasting Guest Seminar at Karlshochschule International University, Karlsruhe
Igor Kaykov and Prof. Mateusz Słupinski were invited as guest speakers at the Karlshochschule Internation University, Karlsruhe, Germany for the course - Introduction to Strategic Management. The FORMAT methodology and a case study from Whirlpool were presented in this talk.
M2M Innovation World Congress, 22-24 September 2014, Marseille, France
Aimed both at M2M Industry players and their customers from verticals, this independent conference and exhibition will explore the new ways to translate M2M technologies into vertical business needs through: - High level insights to rethink ecosystems, business models, Big Data, platforms, connectivity, security… - Best practices from traditional markets and emerging ones: Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Retail, Smart Home / Cars / Devices... - Discovery & experience through live demos, hands-on at the exhibition... More details here
EU Brokerage Event on Energy and Environment (Partnering for Horizon 2020 calls), Lille, France, October 9th 2014
The Energy and Environment brokerage event is organised by J’innove network, the Regional council of the Nord-Pas de Calais with the support of Entreprise Europe Network,Tandem project (Interreg IVA France-Wallonie-Vlaanderen), CD2E cluster and University Lille1. The aim of this event is to connect the research and innovation stakeholders willing to participate at the Energy and Environment challenges of Horizon 2020 framework program. The participants will have the opportunity to meet and discuss about their project ideas.
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind:
Kaku, Michio. The future of the mind: The scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind. Random House LLC, 2014.
Available at http://goo.gl/FNekbS
Data Crush: How the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities:
Surdak, Christopher. Data Crush: How the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities. AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, 2014.
Available at http://goo.gl/QMqRVB
Advances in Business and Management Forecasting, Volume 9, Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013.
Available at http://goo.gl/qFWKPV