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Defining a ‘High-Potential SME’
I am not one for reading notices or advertisements but the following LinkedIn Article grabbed my attention because I perceive myself as Lean/Frugal Collaborative Innovation evangelist. The article promotes a workshop for SMEs interested in learning more about Horizon 2020 and its value in supporting collaborative innovation between EuropeanRead More
How Can VoC Work For Micro Firms?
Reading a post by Kieron Ellis on the ‘Success with 6R’s’ starting me thinking about the best methods to allow ‘Micro Enterprises’ to hear the ‘Voice of the Customer’ (VoC) Kieron spoke about in his post. Now begins a possible uphill search for the best simple and practical ideas micro-firmsRead More
Battle cry goes out to small businesses – it’s time to innovate
There are 230,000 small to medium enterprises (SMEs), employing over 900,000 employees in Ireland, returning over 10 billion euros each year to the Irish exchequer (McHugh, 2010). In 2013, the European Commission stated in Europe, over 92% of all enterprises are micro-SMEs and employ fewer than 10 people. Both theRead More