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  1. 1. FUNDAMENTALS OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN ORGANIZATIONS NAWAZ SHARIF, PHD BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT MYRIAD SOLUTIONS, MARYLAND, USA
  2. 2. Fundamentals of Technological Innovation in Organizations 01-01 LAND PHONE TO SMART PHONES: AN EXAMPLE OF STUNNING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS UPSURGE 01-02 HISTORICALLY, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS AND HUMAN LIFESTYLES BETTERMENT HAVE CO-EVOLVED 01-03 AND NOW, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IS LEADING ECONOMIC GROWTH BY GIVING COMPETITIVE EDGE 01-04 EVOLUTION OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES TO EMERGENT MOBILE INTELLIGENCE 01-05 MOBILE-INTELLIGENCE-TECHNOLOGY MEDIA CONSTITUTE CORE INTERACTION PLATFORM FOR INNOVATION 01-06 INTERDISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND KNOWLEDGE FUSION PRODUCING POWERFUL NEW TECHNOLOGIES 01-07 INCREASING APPLICATIONS OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR REMOTELY EXECUTED WORK PACKAGES 01-08 IMPACT OF RECENT TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS ON THE CONTENT AND PLACE OF ENTERPRISE WORK 01-09 ENABLING AND UNDERPINNING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS FOR LOCATION OF ENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES 01-10 TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION COURSE: BUSINESS SUCCESS THROUGH COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE FOCUS 01-11 CLARIFICATION OF COMMONLY FOUND TERMINOLOGIES FOR TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION MANAGEMENT Part-1: Rationale for and Overview of this Technological Innovation Discourse [Contents-List of Viewgraphs]
  3. 3. subject matter of our discussion … LAND TELEPHONE TO SMART PHONES: AN EXAMPLE OF STUNNING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS UPSURGE © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-01 HERE ARE SOME ANSWERS ...
  4. 4. MOST TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE LIFESTYLE LEAST TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE LIFESTYLE HISTORICALLY, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS AND HUMAN LIFESTYLES BETTERMENT HAVE CO-EVOLVED Freedom from: Hunger Poverty Exploitation Freedom of: Choice Speech Enterprise Intellect-Centric Mental Needs: Social Needs Self-Actualization Needs Resource-Centric Physical Needs: Survival Needs Security Needs According to Psychologist Abraham Maslow: Human Needs are Universal and Hierarchical According to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen: Freedom is the Goal of Human Development Dark-Age Primitive Lifestyle of Society Modern-Age Developed Lifestyle of Society We have gradually shifted from absolute dependence on mother nature to greater control based created lifestyles However, we have gradually shifted to more dependence on technology intensive lifestyles Evolution of Occupations: from Hunting-Gathering to Shifting- Farming to Manufacturing- Processing to Artificial-Creating Technological innovations help human societies to achieve freedom in a way much better than before. Technological innovations enable all potent human needs satisfaction in a way much better than before. © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-02 If we ponder, we find human life—at home, work and play—intricately intertwined with technologies. Technologies are created helpmates—means for making human activities safer and more comfortable!
  5. 5. NOWADAYS, TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IS LEADING ECONOMIC GROWTH BY GIVING COMPETITIVE EDGE Technology Led Economic Change Path: · Discovery (Invention) of New Knowledge from Nature (Scientific Theories) · Transformation of New Knowledge into Intelligence (Conceptual Frameworks) · Application of Concepts for Innovations (Embodied and Embedded Technologies) · Utilization of New Technologies for Economic Value Addition (Goods and Services) Market competition is the driver of innovation. Nobody is going to give assistance to someone to become rich! So ... Innovate to generate wealth! Technological systems do not exist in isolation; they exist in socio-economic-politico-cultural context. Two prominent attributes of the developed world are: (1) learning society and (2) knowledge economy. Goods and services innovation is the primary vehicle for competitive wealth creation. Creative people can make imagination come true: If there is a will there is a way! TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS Historically, technology was a follower of societal needs Nowadays, it has become a leader of economic growth For Better or Worse In learning societies, the success of individuals, firms, and nations reflect the ability of people in all walks of lives to acquire new knowledge by learning and also applying that knowledge specifically for a better life. Knowledge based economies are those where people are making effective utilization of new knowledge for national wealth creation and continuous betterment of the living standards of all people across the board. © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-03 Technologies enhance human capacities of both mind and body with specifically desired activity goals. Technologies help make work safe and comfortable; and give competitive edge and pride of leadership. Making and continuously improving technologies (innovations) are the hallmarks of human race. and...
  6. 6. EVOLUTION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES TO EMERGENT MOBILE INTELLIGENCE Evolution of Information Storage Media: · From Papyrus Scrolls to Book Pages · From Paper to Magnetic Tape Medium · From Magnetic Tapes to Magnetic Disks · From Local Drives to Cloud Distributed Drives Evolution of Security Mechanisms: · Incorporating Finger Print Scanning · Incorporating Biometrics Recognition · Incorporating Eye Retinal and Iris Scanning · Shifting from Electronic Sensors to Mobile Keys © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net> Transformational Relationship of Mobile Intelligence MOBILE INTELLIGENCE ACQUIRED OVER INTERNET APPLIED OVER INTERNET COMBINED WITH CONVRTED TO K N O W L E D G E KNOWLEDGE DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE EXPLICIT KNOWLEDGE IMPLICIT KNOWLEDGE ACTIONABLE DIGITIZATION ENCRIPTED CLOUD DATABANK Mobile Intelligence Technologies are the Drivers and Enablers of New Special Services Firms and Freelance Consultancy Profession. 01-04
  7. 7. MOBILE-INTELLIGENCE-TECHNOLOGY-MEDIA CONSTITUTE CORE INTERACTION PLATFORM FOR INNOVATION advanced exchange of digital knowledge superfast and secure global internet COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES TRANSACTIONTECHNOLOGIES COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES SMART DEVICE TECHNOLOGIES advanced wireless handheld gadgets CLOUD STORAGE AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES secureencryptedtransactions © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-05
  8. 8. INTERDISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND KNOWLEDGE FUSION PRODUCING POWERFUL NEW TECHNOLOGIES © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-06 With relentless innovation, TECHNOLOGIES are being made to be more and more POWERFUL and at the same time much SMALLER in physical dimensions. Some are even INVISIBLE to our necked eyes! PLASMA SOLID LIQUID GAS DEIONIZATION IONIZATION CONDENSATION VAPORIZATION SUBLIMATION DEPOSITION FREEZING MELTING TECHNOLOGIES CAN EXIST IN: SOLID; LIQUID; GASEOUS; AND IONIC STATES NEWRESEARCHAND APPLICATIONAREAS Traditional Human Work in the FIELD, FACTORY, OFFICE and HOME are now being done by Wireless Computer Controlled Machinery (Technology)!
  9. 9. GROWING APPLICATION OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR REMOTELY EXECUTED ENTERPRISE FUNCTION The process of technological innovation is in many ways similar to that of a collective endeavor and displays the characteristics of entrepreneurship that are organizational expert team based requiring: contextualization; conceptualization; operational framework designing; collaborative interactions; and remote execution of work. Every innovation depends on creative generation of novel ideas; and applying those novel ideas to make money. Collaboration is essential for successfully implementable innovations. In the present era of ubiquitous Internet use collaborative work for innovation involve instantaneous movement of digital TEXT, DATA, IMAGE and IDEA. Secure Computer Network Web-based Work-space Mobile Information Wireless Data Transfer Remote Surveillance Remote Operation © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-07
  10. 10. IMPACT OF RECENT TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS ON THE CONTENT AND PLACE OF ENTERPRISE WORK © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net> Agile Innovative Practices Result Driven Culture Resulting in Efficient Effective and Quality OUTPUTS New Working Environment New Working Skills & Steps New Working Technologies WorkerBrain DemandProfile Mobile & Connected Workforce 24/7 Connected World Anytime Anyplace Workplace of Personnel with Wireless Linked Computers GAIN THROUGH 01-08 No Time/Space Boundaries Digital Media DATA BANK
  11. 11. COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES TRANSACTION TECHNOLOGIES exchange of digital knowledge movement of people and goods completion of business deals partner expert group solutions enabling/underpinning technologies for …. COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES COLLABORATION ENABLING AND UNDERPINNING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS FOR LOCATION OF ENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net>01-09
  12. 12. turning ideas into valuesInnovation Business Innovation means something new that did not exist or was not utilized before at a given place. Innovation starts as an idea and becomes a reality through resources expenditures by a business enterprise.Something BetterSomething New INNOVATION We will focus on technological innovation driven goods and services innovation for successful performance of enterprises in the competitive global marketplace. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION COURSE: BUSINESS SUCCESS THROUGH COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE FOCUS © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net> INNOVATION What is possible with technology What is viable in the market What is desirable to the society 01-10
  13. 13. CLARIFICATION OF COMMONLY USED TERMINOLOGIES FOR TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION MANAGEMENT For organizational innovation practice, there is no disciplinary theory; we only have conceptual frameworks, which are evolving with changing time and situation. Innovators, at different levels of an enterprise, have to deal with different types of decision situations involving different time horizon and requiring different basis: Assumed Deterministic Condition at Low Level Science based Resources Allocation More Certainty than Uncertainty at Mid Level More Uncertainty than Certainty at High Level Essentially Uncertain Condition at Top Level ADMINISTRATION Scientific work produces new knowledge (discipline based THEORY) through scholarship of discovery: Know-who — actors and factors Know-why — truths about nature Know-what — known and unknown Scholarship of new knowledge application produces innovation (problem solution based PRACTICE): Know-how — work packages Know-when — sense of timings Know-where — resources allocation Crafts based Capacity Building Arts based Vision Articulation Courage based Risk Taking MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP ENTREPRENEURSHIP © Nawaz Sharif, Myriad Solutions Inc., Fulton, Maryland, USA <nawaz@myriadinc.net> RESEARCHEDUCATION SCIENCE Knowledge Technology MANAGEMENTENGINEERING 01-11

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