Archives mensuelles : mai 2013

The great controversy hunt – La chasse aux controverses (27 July)

From June to mid-August we will be preparing the 2013-14 technical and scientific controversy season. And we need good subjects. We would appreciate YOUR help! You can help by leaving a comment with a link to an emerging controversy or … Lire la suite

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Part 3 of Mamane’s Lean Saga…

…takes a sober look at lean.  The failure rate when companies try to introduce « lean initiatives » is very high.  Ibrahim Mamane (ITMP2000) points out eight common causes. In less than 5 minutes you can know all about them! Where? Here! … Lire la suite

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Johtaja#1 in Finnish means…

…Director#1. And on the right of the picture (with Mike on the left) is Jean Christophe de Tauzia who runs the Cité Descartes Incubator just outside Paris. Jean Christophe is an MS ITMP alumni (1997) with considerable international experience in … Lire la suite

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Deep dark secrets will be no more if…

…well governed project portfolio management is in place, says Dr Ginger Levin, one of three international experts an excellent 5 person, intercultural MoTIS team interviewed last month to produce their report on Effective Governance in Project Portfolio Management. It’s  difficult … Lire la suite

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« Small and medium sized companies don’t innovate »…

… once said a brilliant post doctoral student from the Ecole des Mines (over coffee) after a seminar there in 1995 put on by the CSI (probably at that time the FC Barca of innovation studies). For 2 days we’d … Lire la suite

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Finland still in #1 position…

…of the world  per capita coffee drinking statistics. 12kg/capita/year But as Annti Joensuu, of the Ministry of Industry, used to tell us in his « Overview of Finnish innovation » seminars on the Island of Suomenlinna, « when you are in #1 position … Lire la suite

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Presidentti #3 is…

…on the right of the picture. Jean Jacques Kongo was elected by this year’s ITMP13 promo as president of our Finnovation association.  On the left is Saddek Saouli, who was elected treasurer. Both are multilingual, have impressive CVs and considerable … Lire la suite

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