Publications

8 APRIL 2013

Trend barometer of the culture / creative industry

Trend barometer of the culture / creative industry

In collaboration with ecce and directed by Prof. Dr. Julia Frohne, nine students of the International School of Management Dortmund (ISM) have developed a trend barometer for the situation of the culture / creative industry in the Ruhr metropolis.
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2 APRIL 2013

Research paper: What big data can do for the cultural sector

Research paper: What big data can do for the cultural sector

These days, data sizes are almost infinite, and organizations learn a lot about their position and succesful strategies by simply analyzing data. However, most cultural industries have not yet implemented this concept. Anthony Lilley and Paul Moore give their views on how data can benefit creative industries.
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26 MARCH 2013

Working paper: Smart specialization and cluster policymaking

Working paper: Smart specialization and cluster policymaking

Jaime del Castillo, Belen Barroeta and Jonatan Paton wrote a report on cluster initiatives for the Department of Innovation and Competitiveness Policy at INFYDE SL. Read the introduction, recommendations and download the full article below!
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12 MARCH 2013

Report on Cluster Excellence

Report on Cluster Excellence

Cluster Excellence is the basis for all regional development or so it seems. According to Michael Porter (wiki), the leading expert on cluster theory, clusters have the potential to affect competition in three ways: by increasing the productivity of the companies in the cluster, by driving innovation in the field, and by stimulating new businesses in the field.
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12 MARCH 2013

The Smart Guide to Service Innovation

The Smart Guide to Service Innovation

The European Commission has released the publication 'The Smart Guide to Service Innovation'. The 'Smart Guide' is part of a framework of publications on the support of SME Policy from Structural Funds.
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