One big open innovation square dance…

Innovation 360

Innovation is a way of getting competitive advantage which is well known and documented since ancient times, ranging from machinery, war equipment to the beauty industry and all trial building the perpetuum mobile. What´s happened lately is the paradigm shift of opening up the innovation process from being secret and closed towards inviting for collective wisdom and creativity. We call it open innovation or sometimes Innovation 2.0.

One big open innovation square dance…

Innovation 360

Innovation is a way of getting competitive advantage which is well known and documented since ancient times, ranging from machinery, war equipment to the beauty industry and all trial building the perpetuum mobile. What´s happened lately is the paradigm shift of opening up the innovation process from being secret and closed towards inviting for collective wisdom and creativity. We call it open innovation or sometimes Innovation 2.0.

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Game driven innovation

Innovation 360

In a recently report Gartner state that games will be used to drive innovations, an old phenomenon but interesting. Talk about innovative leap: strengthened relationship, better understanding and customer insights as well as a renewed hype around their products. Today, it seems like many companies and organizations actually try to use internet based games, as an open innovation approach, gaining better understanding of behavior and demand.

Innovation 2.0

Innovation 360

The platforms used, Android and iTunes, are in practical terms nothing else that innovation frameworks moving Apples and Googles R&D departments to be carried out by their customers. And the good part is that due to the number of downloads a self-correcting (evolutionary) process promote the best and strongest innovations at the same time as it is prototyped, tested, refined and commercialized. This is Innovation 2.0. The post Innovation 2.0

Innovation trends

Innovation 360 Group

Over the last year the key topics within the world of innovations has been impacted by social responsibility and sustainability aspects, which can be seen by analyzing the last 12 months of Google searching using Google Insights for Search. business innovation. open innovation. innovation management. technology innovation. social innovation. US, Canada and KU is dominating all searches except from Open Innovation where Germany is leading.

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). Since I'm trying to write a short encyclopedia article on open innovation — and want to make it different from my 2011 article — it seemed a good time to review what’s been written recently.

Open Innovation: A Tried and True Approach

Rocketspace

In the summer of 2014 , much of the tech press was amused, and even a little aghast —McDonald's had opened a digital incubator in San Francisco. McDonald's making this kind of modern move was hardly surprising, though, as they'd seen huge success in 2011 with a German campaign called "Mein Burger," a six month competition allowing customers to invent and crowdsource new burgers online. How have we reached the point where even hamburger restaurants are embracing Open Innovation?

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). The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. The slides for my talk (entitled “How standards research can inform open innovation”) are online at SlideShare. Failed OI Network Strategies Often the research in managing innovation networks (platforms etc.)

Open Innovation Solutions to Drought Problems

IdeaConnection

Congratulations to the EDDI team for taking the $100,000 first prize in Samsung’s ‘Makers against Drought Challenge’ The global contest received more than 500 ideas for open innovation projects involving IoT (internet of things) technology to solve such tricky challenges as water scarcity. Samsung decided to turn its attention to drought after seeing the severe water shortages during the California drought that started in 2011.

The Final Day of WOIC 2014

Open Innovation

Friday brought the second and final day of the World Open Innovation Conference in Napa. Not surprisingly, he quoted Drucker and other work — in addition to his own 2011 HBR article — on the importance of knowledge for the success of modern firms. Perhaps his most quoted example (at least on Friday) was the waigaya (open dialog) offsite process used by Honda. Other Events Friday’s opening plenary ended with an the announcement by Fujitsu.:

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When More is Less in Crowd-sourcing Innovation

Innovation Excellence

With crowd-sourcing innovation programs, the first impulse is to seek more ideas. In 2011, I launched the employee open innovation. Innovation Open Innovation Achieving Innovation CrowdsourcingIn most organizations, there is an omnipresent quest for more. Is more really better? What about idea quality? Does ‘more ideas’ work against idea quality? And if so, then what do you do about it?

WOIC 2015, Day 1

Open Innovation

Chesbrough’s opening talk was followed by industry speakers (on the Internet of Things) from GE, IBM and Deloitte. I was sorry not to be able to attend the first problem session, which talked about how Pfizer is managing its use innovation intermediaries. In the following session, I presented my own paper (moderated by Faems) which looked at pharma, open source biology and open source software. conferences WOIC 2015 World Open Innovation Conference

71 Innovation Methodologies

Open Innovation EU

A while ago I sat down with Machiel Wetselaar & David van Dinther to create a list of innovation methodologies for a course we’re developing. Up to now we’ve gathered 71 different methodologies for implementing innovation in your organization. Innovation Cycle (Avans). Focus stage: Maturity Published: 2011 more…. Focus stage: Early-stage Published: 2011 more…. Open Innovation (Chesbrough). Experiments Open Innovation (Guinan).

Nine Short Innovation Lessons from Lego

Destination Innovation

Lego is now revered as one of the most innovative and successful companies in the world. Lego was an early adopter of a concept which is now all the rage in innovation circles – the minimum viable product. As recently as 2011 90% of Lego’s users were boys. Collaborate to innovate. Innovative use of Video. He transformed the culture into a creative, agile and rapid hothouse of innovation.

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. Industry Sessions The opening industry session was the best of all that I heard at WOIC. Yes, they focused on healthcare, which has been my main teaching and service focus since changing employers in 2011.

A Lateral Way to Expose War Crimes and Fight Disinformation

Destination Innovation

The English journalist and blogger, Eliot Higgins, became interested in open source methods in 2011 when he wanted to authenticate video clips from war zones and crime sites. Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation bellingcat crowdsourcing eliot higgins OSINT poisoning salisbury skripal

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). Klein & Bullock, 2006; Lewin, 2011; Von Mises, 1949). Koppl, 2008; Lewin, 2011).

Effective Non-Contact Innovation

100%Open

Since 2011 we have hosted a grand total of 36 Union events, but Summer Union 2020 was the first of its kind as it was entirely virtual from farm to fork – from our first brainstorm to the execution of the event itself. As of Thursday the 18th of June, our first online Union went live!

Networks, Communities, Ecosystems and Platforms

Open Innovation

Maybe I’m getting crotchety in my old age, but it seems like there’s some sloppiness in the use of these terms by innovation scholars. Open Innovation Communities At AOM, I had two key opportunities to discuss communities. The 3D printing world looks like the open source hardware communities of Raasch et al (2009), which in turn look a lot (but not exactly) like open source software communities. Online communities and open innovation."

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

They require openness, transparency, adaptability, co-creation, self-management and responsiveness. While searching for a modern-day typology for innovative organizations – to show our students and what kind of context they most likely would want to work – I found that none was there, so I created a new one. A Typology for Innovative Organizations. The model describes organizational typologies based on cultures of innovation. 2011). 2011).

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).

OUI! Wir sind in New York!

Open Innovation

The 16th Open and User Innovation Conference is hosted by Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Natalia Levina of the NYU Stern School of Business and Kathy Strandburg of (as yet unnamed) law school, the conference is another great success for the von Hippel crowd. Nik Franke of WU Wien — who hosted the first User Innovation Workshop — reminded me that he is one of only a handful of people to attend all 16.

OUI comes to Lisbon

Open Innovation

Monday marks the beginning of the 13th annual Open and User Innovation Society meeting (née OUI Workshop née UOI Workshop née UI workshop). After alternating between Boston and the Germanic language portions of Europe from 2003 to 2011, the conference detoured west (to England) in 2013 and this year south to Portugal. conferences crowdsourcing OUI 2015 user innovation

L'affaire Lichtenthaler still not over

Open Innovation

The other, entitled “The Impact of Family Involvement on Dynamic Innovation Capabilities: Evidence From German Manufacturing Firms,” was published online last September and appear in print in November’s special issue on family business. Dr. Muethel received her habilitation at WHU in December 2011, not long after Lichtenthaler completed his habilitation there. The impact of family involvement on dynamic innovation capabilities: Evidence from German manufacturing firms."

CFP: 3D Printing Conference in Paris, June 1

Open Innovation

For example, in 2011 the publisher of Forbes predicted that 3D printing would become the “transformative technology of the 2015–2025 period” (Karlgraad, 2011). On-demand digital fabrication makes it possible to collaborate online to produce tangible objects (West and Kuk, 2016) and promote open and user innovation (Rayna et al.,

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.

Two years later, Lichtenthaler count stands at 16

Open Innovation

jwb.2009.01.003 ( Retracted by the editor and author, August 2012) Ernst, Holger, Ulrich Lichtenthaler & Carsten Vogt (2011). techfore.2008.07.002 ( Retracted at the request of the authors, March 2013) Lichtenthaler, Ulrich & Johan Frishammar (2011). The Impact of Aligning Product Development and Technology Licensing: A Contingency Perspective,” Journal of Product Innovation Management, 28 (S1): 89-103.

Innovation Car Boot Sales and Open Intellectual Property Exchanges

The Future Shapers

Pulling on the strands of decluttering, Open Source and Crowdsourcing this thought piece considers the challenge of creating an open market for an organisations Intellectual Property (IP). In late 2011 I was working as part of the innovation team at Logica. More than forty years innovation track record. Logica at that time had a mature innovation partner programme and did recognise the power of the ecosystem. Crowdsourcing Ecosystem Open Innovation

The 8 great talks from 8 years of Union

100%Open

Cesar told us about an amazing idea to use a novel and open source boat design to clean up oil spills. We’ve known the self-styled gorilla geographer since he won the first ever GeoVation challenge in 2011, and since then he has gone on to found the amazing campaign to make London the world’s first national city park. Date: Sept 2015 – Theme: Location Innovation – Host: Ordnance Survey. The Union Network is almost 8 years old.

Creating Innovation Connections as the Customer Advocate

IdeaScale

As the customer advocate, you work closely with employees to keep customers at the forefront of innovation. You want your employees to innovate with the customer in mind. They did just that, and by 2011, e-books sales surpassed sales of print books. In fact, by April 2011, Amazon became the world’s largest e-book retailer. Support staff to engage in open innovation with customers. Systematize Innovation.

Adaptive Strategy Matrix [Infographic]: exploration vs. exploitation?

Open Innovation EU

I recently ran into an article (Walrave et al 2011) that analyzed a simulation of investing in exploration vs. exploitation. In this strategy companies focus on social innovation, entrepreneurship, ideation and technology. Strategic focus lies on marketing, co-creation and business model innovation and open innovation. Focus on social innovation and ideation. Focus on Business Model Innovation, Open Innovation, Marketing and Branding.

Simon Hill shortlisted for The TechXLR8 2020 Tech Leader of the Year Award

Wazoku

With innovation such a high priority for organisations, Wazoku is the company which helps businesses to unlock the nascent innovation potential of their employees, partners, customers or the whole world!

VC to CV

100%Open

This is where a large company sets up a fund to invest in SMEs, usually with the intent to commercialise the smaller company’s innovation. Open innovation. Open innovation between an SME and a larger company constitutes the majority of open innovation deals. 100%Open spends most of its time helping small companies meet big ones for relationships and profit. Open Options. looking to raise funds there are many options open to you.

The Ultimate Corporate Co-Creation Tool: Venture Building

CREATORS

At CREATORS, we’ve said for years that the most transformational innovation activities inside large organizations are those which combine both internal and open innovation efforts. Since 2011, venture builders have contributed to creating around 15% companies around the world.

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Dance of the Corporate Innovators

The Inovo Group

In 2017, Innovation Leader published the results of a survey on Innovation Teams and Business Units: Allies or Adversaries [ 2 ]. But with innovation, businesses must change, which in turn requires variation. In a business world without variation, innovation can’t happen, and companies can become irrelevant – and also go extinct. In 2011, O’Reilly and Tushman [ 3 ] built on the Exploration-Exploitation concept to create what they called the Ambidextrous Organization.

Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Perhaps I have fallen into the very trap I have campaigned about in the past, in recognizing and resolving the disappointing results we achieve from all the work we put into the front end of innovation. The “warm and fuzzy” front end of innovation can make us all a little grumpy. I recently wrote out a newsletter – termed a thought or two – to my innovation network. The subject was the changes occurring at the front end of innovation.

How to Overcome Employee Engagement Barriers With a Continuous Improvement Program

Qmarkets

In this Expert Spotlight piece, Sebastian Apelt – Managing Partner at A+B – shares how this innovative project has led to some remarkable results for all parties. – where levels are the highest in the world – the rate for engagement has been stuck at around 30% for nearly a decade, growing from 29% in 2011 to 31% in 2017. In-depth answers to your most pressing innovation and continuous improvement program challenges from our panel of speakers.

How to Turn your Employee Engagement Problem into a Continuous Improvement Solution

Qmarkets

In this Expert Spotlight piece, Sebastian Apelt – Managing Partner at A+B – shares how this innovative project has led to some remarkable results for all parties. – where levels are the highest in the world – the rate for engagement has been stuck at around 30% for nearly a decade, growing from 29% in 2011 to 31% in 2017. In-depth answers to your most pressing innovation and continuous improvement challenges from our panel of speakers.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. However, there are innate benefits to innovating “in the real world”, benefits which a digital interaction will never be able to fully replicate. Benefits of Online Innovation. Benefits of Offline Innovation. Innovation Hubs.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. However, there are innate benefits to innovating “in the real world”, benefits which a digital interaction will never be able to fully replicate. Benefits of Online Innovation. Benefits of Offline Innovation. Innovation Hubs.

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Why do companies need innovation management software? And, thirty-eight percent vs. 22% are very satisfied with the return on their innovation investments. 2011)) . Poor innovation implementation.

Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Why do companies need innovation management software? And, thirty-eight percent vs. 22% are very satisfied with the return on their innovation investments. 2011)) . Poor innovation implementation.

How China Creates the Strongest Innovation System

The BMI Lab Blog

BMI Think Tank travelled to China for a Business Model Innovation Study Trip. A great opportunity to understand how China has evolved into a global innovation power. This is the first in a series of two articles about innovation in China, where we share the insights gained from the research trip we made to China with some of BMI Lab’s clients in August 2017). Massive investments, a huge market and the hiring of worldwide talent has boosted the Chinese innovative ecosystem.