MIS40680 Lecture Slides NOR:
MIS40680 – Week 4 Readings:
Supplement: The Original Porter
Supplement: Mindful Innovation with Technology
This is possibly the most interesting TED Talk I’ve ever seen
Up there with the one on data visualisation
Porter’s analysis is still relevant today or whether today’s Internet and tomorrow’s Internet are so different from the Web 1.0 that he was writing about that we need a new analysis. The article below points to an imminent change in the medical industry that will come about as a result of innovations in medical devices at the hardware level
Have a look at Rocket Internet.
1. Does this look like a new approach to competition to you?
2. (This thought from a student): Rocket Internet is going to raise about €600m in a fresh equity offer right now but all it’s companies are currently lossmaking (see http://ow.ly/IZiwU) . Porter (2001) would be very sketchy about them. What do you think?