Qmarkets Selected as a Innovation Management Service Provider by Israeli Government Procurement Administration

Qmarkets

Qmarkets is one of a small group of suppliers that have been approved to provide software and consulting services to assist the Israeli public sector with innovation management, citizen engagement, and efficiency objectives. ( For the Hebrew version click here.

Qmarkets Selected as a Innovation Management Service Provider by Israeli Government Procurement Administration

Qmarkets

Qmarkets is one of a small group of suppliers that have been approved to provide software and consulting services to assist the Israeli public sector with innovation management, citizen engagement, and efficiency objectives. (For the Hebrew version click here.)

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In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

He is in charge of the innovation and development in his company. I was telling him about the innovation assessments I conduct. “ The innovations required by a fashion retailer are not equivalent to those of a pharmaceutical or a telecom company. There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services. Clearly, technology is a key ingredient in innovation. Back in 2006 the duo reigned supreme in the mobile phone market.

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

He is in charge of the innovation and development in his company. I was telling him about the innovation assessments I conduct. “ The innovations required by a fashion retailer are not equivalent to those of a pharmaceutical or a telecom company. There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services. Clearly, technology is a key ingredient in innovation. Back in 2006 the duo reigned supreme in the mobile phone market.

Crowdsourced Innovation: Three Things I Learned

IdeaScale

During my first two weeks as a Marketing Intern for IdeaScale, I learned about how the business world operates, particularly how an organization uses crowdsourced innovation with tools such as IdeaScale. I didn’t realize how important crowdsourced innovation really is in the business world!

How much is innovation costing your organization?

Innovation 360 Group

Recapture your innovation investments. Three actions you can take to improve your innovation ROI. Too many companies see ‘innovation’ as something abstract from solving real problems and creating real value. Openness is where market innovation truly takes place.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

“Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively. This paradigm] assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as they look to advance their technology.” ( Henry Chesbrough, 2006 ). The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

PLAYING IT SAFE IS THE MOST DANGEROUS THING YOU CAN DO

Innovation 360 Group

In 2006, the massive Tower fell, going from profitability to bankruptcy in a few years. Those are three frequently cited examples of industries disrupted by new technology, but they are just the tip of the innovation iceberg. Innovation is the creative destruction of innovation where entrepreneurs combine exiting elements ins new ways, as the economist Joseph Schumpeter defined it, has never been more clear than it is right now. Are you safe?

Solving root causes of innovation blockage

Guide 4 Innovating

So what does block innovation? For instance a lack of resources, an overcrowded portfolio of ideas, a lack of dedicated people, treating innovation as a one-off, keeping it isolated and apart from mainstream activities. Here are ten really important barriers, that can hold innovation back. Addressing the issue of unfamiliar responsibilities – new and different ways of working, of understanding, of allowing innovation to take hold and flourish is often demanding.

Solving root causes of innovation blockage

Guide 4 Innovating

So what does block innovation? For instance a lack of resources, an overcrowded portfolio of ideas, a lack of dedicated people, treating innovation as a one-off, keeping it isolated and apart from mainstream activities. Here are ten really important barriers, that can hold innovation back. Addressing the issue of unfamiliar responsibilities – new and different ways of working, of understanding, of allowing innovation to take hold and flourish is often demanding.

Solving root causes of innovation blockage

Guide 4 Innovating

So what does block innovation? For instance a lack of resources, an overcrowded portfolio of ideas, a lack of dedicated people, treating innovation as a one-off, keeping it isolated and apart from mainstream activities. Here are ten really important barriers, that can hold innovation back. Addressing the issue of unfamiliar responsibilities – new and different ways of working, of understanding, of allowing innovation to take hold and flourish is often demanding.

Why take an industry-agnostic approach to innovation

David Marks

He is in charge of the innovation and development in his company. I was telling him about the innovation assessments I conduct. “ The innovations required by a fashion retailer are not equivalent to those of a pharmaceutical or a telecom company. There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services. Clearly, technology is a key ingredient in innovation. Back in 2006 the duo reigned supreme in the mobile phone market.

Research Opportunities for Network Forms of OI

Open Innovation

At #RnDParis2019 Thursday, I gave a “master class” on the network forms of open innovation: alliances, communities, crowds, consortia, ecosystems and platforms. It was a standing room only session: it appears that there are a lot of innovation researchers (particularly those new in their careers) who want to learn more about this area and the research opportunities. I extended the idea with a chapter in our 2014 book, New Frontiers in Open Innovation.

Qmarkets Partners with Wellspring to Offer a Data-Enriched Open Innovation Platform to Enterprise Clients

Qmarkets

The partnership and integration allows Qmarkets clients to access hundreds of millions of innovation intelligence data points directly within the Qmarkets platform. As a result, Qmarkets is now able to offer clients a data-enriched end-to-end open innovation solution.

Qmarkets Partners with Wellspring to Offer a Data-Enriched Open Innovation Platform to Enterprise Clients

Qmarkets

The partnership and integration allows Qmarkets clients to access hundreds of millions of innovation intelligence data points directly within the Qmarkets platform. As a result, Qmarkets is now able to offer clients a data-enriched end-to-end open innovation solution.

Innovation and digital transformation of the healthcare industry

hackerearth

Innovation in Healthcare. People understand that innovation in healthcare needs to become routine. Fundamental redesign through innovation. Innovation. Innovation and digital transformation can improve the quality of healthcare while keeping costs in check. It is to be noted that designing a healthcare innovation plan (community/company) will depend on cultural and economic factors as well. Take a practical approach to innovation.

Innovation and digital transformation of the healthcare industry

hackerearth

Innovation in Healthcare. People understand that innovation in healthcare needs to become routine. Fundamental redesign through innovation. Innovation. Innovation and digital transformation can improve the quality of healthcare while keeping costs in check. It is to be noted that designing a healthcare innovation plan (community/company) will depend on cultural and economic factors as well. Take a practical approach to innovation.

The Role of Women in Innovation

IdeaScale

But it has me wondering, what do we know about the role of women in innovation management ? To begin with, we know that diversity (diversity of gender, race, age, socioeconomic status, etc) fuels innovation. But women are coming up and “ between 1997 and 2006, businesses fully women-owned, or majority-owned by women, grew at nearly twice the rate of all U.S. It’s an exciting time and I expect that the future of innovation will be shared equally by men and women.

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Why you need extreme constraints to fuel innovation

hackerearth

Amazing, cost-effective and extremely useful innovations come out from this frugal science advocate’s lab. Never having gotten near bankruptcy like other airline majors, Southwest Airlines with its nonconformist culture has remained profitable for close to 50 years using focused innovations. Innovation is more about thinking than about product or process innovation. Perhaps, this is why startups are often synonymous with successful innovation.

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Open Innovation: A 2014 Research Agenda

Open Innovation

One of the main goals of the Chesbrough/Vanhaverbeke/West 2006 book was to shape the research agenda of the open innovation. Our final chapter was immodestly entitled “Open innovation: a research agenda” (West, Vanhaverbeke and Chesbrough, 2006). According to Google it has 189 cites — not the most influential chapter in the book (which is Chesbrough, 2006) — nor as well cited as key lit reviews (e.g. References Chesbrough, Henry (2006). West, Joel (2006).

When innovation led to a reversal of fortunes

hackerearth

The term innovation has been much bandied about this decade. Although a hackneyed word especially in the world of education and business, “innovation” has much in its favor. Read WSJ ’s “Is a Peanut-Butter Pop-Tart an Innovation?” There are plenty of expert definitions of innovation out there. Companies are leaving no stone unturned in their attempts to drive innovation, be it radical, incremental, or breakthrough. Controlled innovation has clearly worked.

Themes for the practice of open innovation

Open Innovation

Like my OI collaborators Henry Chesbrough & Wim Vanhaverbeke, I get a lot of emails (and receive many Google News updates) on businesses and consultants touting some claimed breakthrough on open innovation. I first met Cheryl in 2007 — when I was hired to train Kimberly-Clark execs on open innovation — and in 2012 Cheryl invited me to present my research at CoDev2012 when it was in San Diego. New Frontiers in Open Innovation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.

Standardization as an open innovation activity

Open Innovation

An important but understudied form of open innovation is the network form (network as defined by Powell 1990). As we noted back in West et al (2006), OI needs more research on this area: at that point, OI had emphasized studying dyadic (bilateral) cooperation between firms, and a decade later that’s still true. The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. Platforms, markets and innovation.

Open Innovation at the User Innovation Conference

Open Innovation

On Tuesday, Frank Piller of RWTH Aachen presented an overview of open innovation. He presented to attendees at the 2014 Open and User Innovation Conference — the 12th annual meeting of the user innovation workshop — which met at Harvard Business School. A track chair here at OUI, Frank is one of two members of the user innovation “tribe” (the other being Karim Lakhani) who's worked most actively in open innovation.

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

From that perspective alertness is the discovery of hitherto overlooked current facts and the entrepreneur’s perception of the way in which those discoveries could shape the future market conditions (Kirzner, 1999) and creativity could best be described as the way entrepreneurs deal with radical uncertainty by building upon their qualities of boldness, innovativeness and creativity (Kirzner, 1999). 2006) and are more likely to be created by making new and unique combinations (S.

Why Apple Will Maintain Its Innovation Momentum

Innovation in Practice

Apple’s successful launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus leaves people wondering if the superstar company has lost its innovative edge. I say that not based on what they have or haven’t launched, but rather based on the methods they use to create new innovations. Apple is a prolific user of innovation templates, and these templates predict success. For thousands of years, every day innovators have used templates in their inventions, usually without realizing.

Reviewing research on 3D Printing

Open Innovation

The talk was part of two 3DP sessions within the 2019 R&D Management Conferece hosted by Thierry Rayna, Frank Piller & I. The talk covered these themes History of 3D printing industry (from West & Kuk, 2016 ) Some stats on management/business research on 3D printing Ideas and suggestions on how 3D printing research could have more impact My slides have been uploaded to SlideShare.

Learning User Innovation by teaching it

Open Innovation

This month I spend part of my innovation strategy class at UCI on user innovation. Thoughts in 2014 With more than 15 published papers (articles or chapters) about open innovation, I’m guessing many know me mostly for my OI work. Of these articles, two articles in 2009 and 2012 compare open and user innovation, the latter with Marcel Bogers (who did his diss at EPFL on UI). I wrote it with Frank Piller, one of Europe’s best known open innovation scholars.

Matching Crowdsourcing to Specific Stages of Business Model Innovation

Qmarkets

I like to argue (for example, here ) that one of the major reasons crowdsourcing has not yet become a mainstream innovation tool is a paralyzing uncertainty over the question which technical or business problem can be successfully solved by using this approach. In this piece, I want to shed some light on the issue by proposing a simple model that matches crowdsourcing to specific types of innovation. Sustaining innovations. Efficiency innovations.

The Wheel of Innovation: Lessons learned from >1,000 companies and 62 countries

Innovation 360 Group

By studying over 1,000 companies in 62 countries and all continents over the past years, we have not only built the largest 360-database with multiple respondents in each company (external and internal stakeholders as respondents for a full 360°) but we have also been able to refine and develop our methods for analysis and management of innovation. Figure 1 shows Innovation360´s framework of innovation and how the different concepts are interlinked.

Coaching helps overcome the ten innovation intractables

Paul Hobcraft

A Question: If you could ask those that lead innovation, your senior organizational leadership, a series of questions that might help unlock innovation blockages, now would that be valuable? Getting to a root cause of innovation blockage. So what does block innovation? Get a discussion going on all of these needs ‘being selective’, raised at separate times and then integrated into a collective ‘declaration of innovation intent’ going forward.

Coaching helps overcome the ten innovation intractables

Paul Hobcraft

A Question: If you could ask those that lead innovation, your senior organizational leadership, a series of question that might help unlock innovation blockages, now would that be valuable? Getting to a root cause of innovation blockage. So what does block innovation? Get a discussion going on all of these needs ‘being selective, raised at separate times and then integrated into a collective ‘declaration of innovation intent’ going forward.

WOIC: Final Thoughts

Open Innovation

Now that I've had a chance to get home (and pack up and leave again), let me offer a few thoughts on the 2nd World Open Innovation Conference -- not as program chair, but as the owner of OIBlog.net who blogs about open innovation related conferences. However, we were also fortunate to have a great panel of industry experts focusing on healthcare innovation — organized by Solomon Darwin. (I Here are the discussion questions he asked: Innovation process.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

To my opinion, Mintzberg’s work was a refreshing change to the world of organization design that until then has been largely influenced by Taylor’s Scientific Management Approach and Henry Ford’s efficiency-based adaptation of that. In fact, building blocks as ‘middle management’ might only still exist on paper today. But times are changing and organizations are emerging, scaling and managed completely differently.

Matching Crowdsourcing to Specific Stages of Business Model Innovation

Qmarkets

I like to argue (for example, here ) that one of the major reasons crowdsourcing has not yet become a mainstream innovation tool is a paralyzing uncertainty over the question which technical or business problem can be successfully solved by using this approach. In this piece, I want to shed some light on the issue by proposing a simple model that matches crowdsourcing to specific types of innovation. Sustaining innovations. Efficiency innovations.

Principles of open innovation

hackerearth

There are all examples of open innovation (OI) at its best. Popularized by Henry Chesbrough,“Open Innovation” term refers to the broad concepts of leveraging external sources of technology and innovation to drive internal growth. Michael Docherty, 2006). Mergers and acquisitions, licensing-in, strategic alliances, joint R&D, and user involvement are examples of inbound open innovation. Innovation can come from anywhere (that’s how Google innovates ).

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. In the time that has passed since then, this concept has become infinitely easier to implement thanks to the development of Innovation Management technology, however some companies are yet to wake up to its potential. . A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. In the time that has passed since then, this concept has become infinitely easier to implement thanks to the development of Innovation Management technology, however some companies are yet to wake up to its potential. . A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

The Wheel of Innovation: Lessons learned from >1,000 companies and 62 countries

Innovation 360

By studying over 1,000 companies in 62 countries and all continents over the past years, we have not just built the largest 360-database with multiple respondents in each company (external and internal stakeholders as respondents for a full 360°) but we have also been able to refine and develop our methods for analysis and management of innovation. Figure 1 shows Innovation360´s framework of innovation and how the different concepts are interlinked. The Wheel of Innovation.

R&D Management: Let's Reward Fraud, Not Punish It

Open Innovation

For the past month or so, I have been getting reminders of a new publication on open innovation in R&D Management. This month, it was perhaps the last hurrah of the discredited , fired ex-academic whose who will be remembered in innovation studies as the greatest fraud of the early 21st century. Lichtenthaler wrote: … In this regard, inbound open innovation has attracted substantially more attention by researchers than outbound open innovation (West and Bogers, 2014).

Ten years building the future together

Exago

In 2006, an IT visionary, an innovation hunter and an algorithm doer met for coffee and an idea came up. Blog Exago engagement initiative-success innovation management innovation-journey innovation-tipsIn November 2007, Exago was born. Now, on our 10th anniversary, we celebrate the results of our brilliant customers and the over one million users who have taken part in building their organisation’s future. From […].