Riccardo Paterni

Archive for Innovation

Is Tesla’s bubble ready to burst?

It comes to no surprise that the #tesla #businessmodel begins to revive some sound questioning; after many creative ideas (some materialized into innovations, some still wacky) and too much outlandish PR boosting, now it needs to be reached the next step of concrete sound industrial development.

It could represent a sound turning point for the better, yet there are more doubts than certainties on this…

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Artificial intelligence, big data and people: basis of economic and social progress?

#bigdata #artificialintelligence #automation ; they all represent processes set to have a marked impact on business development, organizational as well as socio-economic level.

Various technological and mindset forces are integrating in synergy. Hopefully this will generate progress that is not only relevant to increase productivity and efficiency in manufacturing by delivering product and services; actual social progress for the betterment of the human condition needs to be part of this as well.

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Africa upcoming manufacturing mighty?

#Africa is just about to show all of his mighty and potential linked to a workforce with standards of skills and know-how rapidly rising. Yet the drive to these developments is still foreign: #Chinese .

Quite an interesting overall case study from an economic and societal point of view, interesting article… “The world next great manufacturing center”.

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Riccardo co-autor of an academic paper on Solar Mobility

The Paper by the Title:

Market Growth and Perspective for Solar Mobility: The Case of India

By

Vikas Badiger, International MBA University of Pisa, Italy

Riccardo Paterni, Synergy Pathways, Italy

Cristiano Fragrassa, Department of Industrial Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorium University of Bologna, Italy

Abstract. This research aims at exploring and tapping the emerging market of solar powered technology as a way to fuel the transport industry in a vision of modern and sustainable mobility. It is based on three main aspects: an overview of solar powered vehicles and their recent developments; the current market research and analysis, including industry analysis, country analysis and market trends in the specific case of fast developing country as India; the assessment on potential investment opportunities and strategies toward an active role on the developing solar car market.

Keywords: Sustainable mobility · Solar powered vehicles · Market research · Developing countries · India

Book “Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2017” Springer Publisher

Selected papers on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

Editors: Campana, G., Howlett, R.J., Setchi, R., Cimatti, B. (Eds.)

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Management lessons from Formula 1

At the following link a very interesting article from Professor Mark Jenkins. I believe that the current dynamics in F1 (relevant to technological and overall management change) make the contents of it even more sound and relevant. It will be interesting to see the impact of a the integration of the overall management american and european style in LibertyMedia over the project.

Ross Brawn

Ross Brawn is playing a key role in this from an experience and cross-cultural view perspective.

Article by Professor Mark Jenkins

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When technology actually represents innovation

The focus on #innovation must be actual business developed otherwise we cannot talk about actual innovation. In many cases what we consider technological innovation is not innovation at all because it does not consider properly into the equation the #keyelement : #customer needs and wants (current and shortly upcoming) . #fasttrackbook

An article on the subject

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How to move ahead, no matter what …

The old saying on #entrepreneurship states that we have to focus specializing on one activity in order to excel and build a successful business on it.

Elon Musk

Times have changed and, as Elon Musk entrepreneurial activities show, it is necessary to use acquired dynamic knowledge and networks in order to become ‘specialized-generalists’ driven by #visionary principles and #synergistic practices across different fields of action.

An article on the subject …

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Ideas environments: drivers to entrepreneurship

They used to be called business ecosystems: clusters of cooperation and healthy competition within a certain geographical area. Today we talk about #ideasenvironments because everything has become much more subject to dynamic changes and disruptions.

Such environments are essential to any enterprise to survive and thrive; for this reason every business should actively participate in developing such physical and conceptual areas.

Interesting perspectives on the topic at this link.

 

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