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. Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm.

Transforming Indian Railway Stations via Open Innovation

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Indian Railways is embarking on an ambitious project and has turned to open innovation for help in achieving its goals. To make it happen the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) has launched the Station Rejuvenation through joint Action competition inviting architects, engineers, urban planners, citizens, and other interested parties to submit their plans and ideas. Tagline and Logo Competition.

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Innovate or Die: Open Innovation and 4 Key Measures to Stay Alive

Innovation Walk

Companies commonly used to assume the best route to innovation was to control processes by keeping all data and knowledge internally and hiring the best employees. Traditional companies have also started to deal with a new competition since the entry of fast-emerging businesses referred to as “startups“. in 2012. However, more than 60% of replaced televisions were still functioning in 2012. This is how “ Open Innovation ” was born.

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.)

Crowdsourcing and User Innovation Conference 2014

Open Innovation

The 2014 "Open and User Innovation Conference" is over and Academy is about to begin. By many measures, today OUI is the world’s best innovation conference. It offers some lessons about the current state of user innovation research, its overlap with open innovation research and also for how future open innovation conferences (such as WOIC 2014) should be run. days) is ideal for meeting and getting to know innovation scholars.

Decisions for the 1st WOIC

Open Innovation

After several meetings by the co-chairs and hundreds of reviews, the acceptance decisions have been made for the World Open Innovation Conference 2014. Being the first US-based open innovation research conference, we were unable to predict the mix of papers. As Marcel and I noted in our June 2014 JPIM , business models are an important part of the concept of open innovation, but relatively under-researched).

Axel Springer & External Innovation. How to turn “Spray and Pray” into “Spray and Succeed”?

CREATORS

Today’s competitive market has made it both trendy?—?and for corporations to invest in digital transformation and innovation. However, the ways in which they focus and collaborate with the innovation ecosystem can be very different. Most corporations using the “spray and pray” method have disorganized innovation strategies. Intel recently acquired the Israeli automotive startup MobilEye, and is also running an Education Tech innovation program.

Some examples of co-creation that bring brand and consumer together

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In 2014, the restaurant chain launched a major co-creative competition among its followers to reinvent its iconic hamburgers. Threadless was born as an artistic creation competition and has become a profitable business. In 2012, Heineken asked this same question to designers in different places all over the planet. The result was presented at Milan’s Design Week in 2012, with a live recreation of the space. Related content: 5 success stories in open innovation.

VC to CV

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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. An article a year or two back from Global Corporate Funding stated that between 2010 and 2012, 182 CV units were formed bringing the total number globally to 936. For example in 2012 Intel alone made 150 investments worth $353m. Open innovation. Open Options. Who’d be a venture capitalist in 2015?

Latest Conference Research on Innovation Ecosystems

Open Innovation

The conference was for papers being developed for a special issue of Research Policy, entitled “Innovation Ecosystems and Ecosystem Innovation.” Instead we held an online conference , modeled on the earlier 2012 conference for the Open Innovation special issue of Research Policy.

The Importance of Casting a Wide Net While Innovating

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Bornhofen is a practitioner-scholar who has a passion for helping organizations adopt change, act on new ideas, and grow through innovation. His Doctorate degree (2012) in Management focused learning in the areas of organizational change, leadership theory, and strategy. Read on to discover innovation best practices from Robert's experience working at a range of renowned companies, including Citibank, Delta Airlines, and most recently Southwest Airlines.

The Importance of Casting a Wide Net While Innovating

Qmarkets

Bornhofen is a practitioner-scholar who has a passion for helping organizations adopt change, act on new ideas, and grow through innovation. His Doctorate degree (2012) in Management focused learning in the areas of organizational change, leadership theory, and strategy. Read on to discover innovation best practices from Robert's experience working at a range of renowned companies, including Citibank, Delta Airlines, and most recently Southwest Airlines.

Pivotal Innovation Management: The Past, Present, and Future of 180° Business Changes

Qmarkets

With so much disruptive innovation happening so fast, it has become less and less rare for companies to be formed around a service or product that defines them for their lifetime. Rising competition from Apple and Google caught Nokia out of position and led to near-bankruptcy in 2012. The future of innovation is now. Another use of an innovation management platform is as a scouting platform for companies looking to better track and manage their M&A activities.

Management Innovation:  Busting Bureaucracy

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Management Innovation. In recent years, his focus has been on Management Innovationinnovating the processes and practices that are used to direct and coordinate the activities of individuals and teams. Gary and Michele Zanini co-founded Management Exchange as an open innovation project “aimed at re-inventing management for the 21 st century”. What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition, and Unstoppable Innovation.

When innovation led to a reversal of fortunes

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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.