Tag Archives: invention

Real Innovators Ship: Innovation versus Invention

The difference between invention and innovation is illustrated by the well known story of PARC and Apple Computer: PARC invented the key features associated with the Mac; but Apple brought it to market. Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneurship | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Innovation vs. Invention

Innovation is not invention A good discussion of this ongoing theme in Nussbaum’s column on whether Apple is innovative or adaptive: http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/NussbaumOnDesign/archives/2008/04/is_apple_innova.html#more  

Posted in Ideation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment