Open Innovation: A 2014 Research Agenda

Open Innovation

the June 2014 special issue of Research Policy and the forthcoming New Frontiers in Open Innovation ), and thus are directly tied to some of the latest work. Journal of Product Innovation Management (West and Bogers, 2014) This article was previously summarized on this blog. 2014).

Crowdsourcing and User Innovation Conference 2014

Open Innovation

The 2014 "Open and User Innovation Conference" is over and Academy is about to begin. 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.

The Final Day of WOIC 2014

Open Innovation

Frank Piller open innovation WOIC 2014 World Open Innovation ConferenceFriday brought the second and final day of the World Open Innovation Conference in Napa.

Top 25 most influential Innovation Blogs & Experts: 2014

Improvides

If you want to stay on the cutting edge of innovation insight and techniques, then these are the blogs and experts you need to follow in 2015 2014 has been an excellent year for the spreading of insights around what makes innovation and creativity around the workplace. Originally published at Top 25 most influential Innovation Blogs & Experts: 2014.

User and Open Innovation Conferences 2014

Open Innovation

The same day that dozens of authors were sending in their WOIC 2014 submissions, I received the final schedule for the 12 Annual Open and User Innovation (July 28-30) from its conference co-chairs (Carliss Baldwin, Karim Lakhani, Stefan Thomke, Eric von Hippel and Benjamin Mako Hill). Chris Tucci conferences Frank Piller Henry Chesbrough Joel West WOIC 2014 World Open Innovation ConferenceThis has been a busy week for me.

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.” ” The problem is that inspiration doesn’t always lead to action – and that’s what we ultimately want. This is a lesson that Timothy Prestero and his organisation Design that Matters learned painfully.

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Open Innovation at the User Innovation Conference

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. New Frontiers in Open Innovation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp 29-49.

WOIC: Day 1

Open Innovation

Henry Chesbrough Joel West open innovation WOIC 2014 World Open Innovation ConferenceOn Thursday, open innovation scholars enjoyed a very exuberant 1st day at the 1st annual World Open Innovation Conference in Napa.

4 Open Innovation Models for Startups and Corporates to Work Together

Rocketspace

Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Open Innovation Brief: Pearson and Verold Partner to Take Education 3D

Rocketspace

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down to speak with Ross McKegney , founder and CEO of Verold , a startup participating in the Pearson Catalyst accelerator , for a behind the scenes look at what it's like to partner with Pearson. Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Open Innovation Brief: Pearson and Verold Partner to Take Education 3D

Rocketspace

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down to speak with Ross McKegney , founder and CEO of Verold , a startup participating in the Pearson Catalyst accelerator , for a behind the scenes look at what it's like to partner with Pearson. Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

4 Open Innovation Models for Startups and Corporates to Work Together

Rocketspace

Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Try Axel Springer's Open Innovation Strategy: Visiting Fellow Programs

Rocketspace

In our work helping big brands understand, work with and work like startups, the RocketSpace Corporate Services team continuously explores a variety of open innovation models and strategies. Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Open Innovation Brief: Nifty Partners With mHealth Startup Noom

Rocketspace

Last week, NIFTY , a leading (over $1 billion) internet service provider in Japan, announced a major partnership with New York-based startup Noom to co-create Noom Coach, a diet coaching application for the Japanese market.

When Information Design is a Matter of Life or Death

Boxes and Arrows

Accessed January 2014, [link] LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2004:136:0034:0057:EN:PDF. Retrieved January 2014, [link]. Retrieved April 2014, from www.valedesign.org.br/pdf/karen.pdf. Retrieved January 2014, www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/p-la/documents/publication/con2018041.pdf.

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What type of lean startup experiment should I run?

Grasshopper Herder

When I was studying marketing I had an arms length list of research techniques like conjoint analysis, surveys, and focus groups. After I read Four Steps to the Epiphany, there was only one: Get out of the building and talk to customers!

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Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

Technology Created

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh. Here’s an interesting question.

Designing for Harmony

Boxes and Arrows

In 1982, Scott Cook was watching his wife sit at the kitchen table struggling to balance the family checkbook.

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How to Make a Concept Model

Boxes and Arrows

You can imagine how excited I was to take the Design for Understanding workshop at the 2014 IA Summit. I can draw. I went to art school. I studied painting until I fell out with the abstract expressionists and switched to photography. But I can draw. What I cannot do is diagram.

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That cup of coffee is killing your creativity, kid

Improvides

That morning cup of coffee may be doing you more harm than good. It is certainly affecting your creativity. What’s the first thing you do when you get to work? Even before you open your email inbox and look through all those requests from managers and colleagues?

The Four Parts of a Minimal Viable Product

Grasshopper Herder

Isn''t an MVP just a bare bones product? If people sign up for our MVP, that means we''ve got Product/Market Fit, right? Nope. A real MVP has four critical parts. Lean Startups Minimum Viable Product Product/Market Fit product/market fit storyboarding

10 Awesome Lessons on Innovation from Great Explorers

Gijs Van Wulfen

This advertisement ran in a London newspaper in 1913. Could you have imagined answering it? If you did, you are a real innovator. Besides you, over 1000 men did. They were hoping to be chosen for an Antarctic exploration led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

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Forms: The Complete Guide

Boxes and Arrows

Forms are one of the most important parts of any site or app—they are the most common way for our users to give us the information that we need to help them do what they want to do. But in many instances, we design forms statically, often as wireframes.

Lean Enterprise & Innovation Ecosystems

Grasshopper Herder

Lean Startup + Enterprise = Lean Enterprise. Comparing an enterprise to a startup is like comparing an ocean to a dolphin. They simply don’t equate. Lean Enterprise Lean Startups innovation ecosystem lean ecosystem lean enterprise

Elements of Learning Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

The process of designing any sort of human experience, regardless of purpose or platform, is centered around reaching a desired outcome, ideally with as little fuss and as much joy as possible.

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False Positives and Product / Market Fit

Grasshopper Herder

Lean Startup is hard. All we want is to build something people want. Which one of these tests will actually tell us if we have the fabled Product / Market Fit? Business Model Lean Startups customer development survey product/market fit startup marketing pyramid survey.io

Thinking Inside The Box

Technology Created

“Industry and determination can do anything that genius and advantage can do and many things that they cannot.” ” — Teddy Roosevelt. You’ve all heard about “thinking outside the box.” ” It’s a tired expression really.

Getting idea management to work: Interview with Wazoku CEO Simon Hill

Improvides

In my latest exclusive interview, I speak to Simon Hill, voted Guardian Small Business Leader of the Year and CEO of Wazoku on what it takes to get idea management systems to actually deliver results.

Customer Orientation Effects on Innovation

Integrative Innovation

There is a lot of dicussion around how customer orientation effects innovation. The most extreme assertion is to “ignore the customer” in order to not becoming distracted from true innovativeness by getting too close to customers, limiting innovation to incremental new offerings.

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. There will be crowdsourcing papers, but not as many as at OUI 2014. 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). Chris Tucci conferences Frank Piller Henry Chesbrough Joel West WOIC 2014 World Open Innovation Conferenc

Innovation Success Requires Integrated Approaches

Integrative Innovation

The resonance to my recent post on integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking features to a combined process has been stunning. It really seems to have hit a nerve! Interestingly, it looks like others support the idea of balancing and combining elements of both innovation approaches, too.

Customers and Causality

Grasshopper Herder

When looking for product/market fit, we start with the customer. That''s the "market" part of product/market fit. Everything starts and ends with the customer. Customer Development Lean Startups Product/Market Fit customer segmentation product/market fit

Adopting the Lean Hype Cycle

Grasshopper Herder

if you''re adopting lean, you need to understand this flow: Inspiration, Application, Practice. It has another, more famous name, the hype cycle. Human Resources Lean Startups adopting lean startup hype cycle

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Research in 3D printing innovation

Open Innovation

European OI researchers have also been fond of the annual ISPIM conference: the program for next week’s conference in Dublin mentions “open innovation,” including a plenary session on OI led by Wim Vanhaverbeke and a talk by Wim on the forthcoming New Frontiers in Open Innovation (Oxford, 2014).

Creating Your Personal Mission Statement

Boxes and Arrows

You’re weird. In a good way, but weird nonetheless. Weird in the sense that people outside of work likely have absolutely no clue what it is you do. Maybe many at work as well. For me, this weirdness manifests itself at parties. Inevitably, a new acquaintance asks me what I do.