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Design the Right Open Innovation Project

Innovation Excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. Continue reading → Business Models Innovation Management Open Innovation R&D collaboration Innovation Management Process

The End of Open Innovation?

100%Open

It’s clear that company innovation techniques are changing fast but how do we open innovation specialists react? If open is the’ new normal’ is our mission complete? Does this mean we at 100%Open are out of a job if everyone is practicing open innovation already?

An open innovation success story

Be-novative

We have a particular key learning to share along with an open innovation success story. In a nutshell, she studied the world’s most innovative and creative companies and came to a particular discovery. A crowdsourcing open innovation challenge was launched.

33 Routes to Open Innovation

Open Innovation EU

It has been a while since Henry Chesbrough coined the term Open Innovation and formulated it’s definition: “combining internal and external ideas as well as internal and external paths to market to advance the development of new technologies.” In the course of time, the terminology surrounding Open Innovation has evolved alongside developments in management literature and practises. Route 4: Collaborative Innovation. Route 10: Co-design.

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. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

Essential Steps Toward Open Innovation Success

eZassi

The goal of open innovation is to allow organizations to collaborate with external resources to advance their technologies. Crowdsourcing. This system should also provide intellectual property protection for both the organizations and the external collaborators.

Open Innovation Just Got Easier

100%Open

This week we’re launching our new free open innovation toolkit. We have designed our toolkit to be used by those new to open innovation and old hands alike. It consists of 30 tools covering the whole open innovation journey from setting a strategy for collaboration to implementing mutually beneficial business models.

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

eZassi

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation? Crowdsourcing and co-creation is an essential arm of conducting smart business. How to channel your internal and external crowd for innovation, ideation and collaboration. What is the Goal of Crowdsourcing Innovation?

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). Crowne Plaza Innovate Community (Crowdicity platform example). Think about your organisation’s capacity to create meaningful challenges, design a great online community space, and to spend time moderating / facilitating the community as it runs – if these seem like a pinch point you may need a fully serviced platform.

Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Fernandina Beach, Florida: Disruptive and transformational solutions are at the forefront of innovation. eZassi, a leader in open innovation software, crowdsourcing and idea analytics, announces the launch of a new open innovation challenge, “Delivery Technologies.”.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of invention, innovation and being creative. It allows you to search and build on others specialization that “greater” innovation. Measuring innovation in ecosystems has real differences.

Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations. However, these innovations aren’t that common. The most successful, innovative companies strike a balance between core, adjacent, and transformational initiatives.

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.)

Nine Short Innovation Lessons from Lego

Destination Innovation

Lego is now revered as one of the most innovative and successful companies in the world. They asked customers to help design new products. Lego was an early adopter of a concept which is now all the rage in innovation circles – the minimum viable product.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well. Crowdsourcing does offer increasing value as a contributor into our innovation management system.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well. Crowdsourcing does offer increasing value as a contributor into our innovation management system.

Why is collaboration vital for innovation?

hackerearth

A couple of years ago, there was an article in Forbes which said, “innovation is often produced over time with a lot of collective sweat equity by many people.” It is hard to put it any better—but there is rarely innovation that hasn’t its origins in collaboration. Crowdsourcing.

One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Perhaps their most effective strategy was the extensive planning and design surrounding the implementation of the innovation initiative. Case Study IdeaScale collaboration crowdsourcing employee engagement idea management Innovation innovation management open innovation

That sudden surge within the crowd

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing often taps into these rushes of energy , insights and excitement The goal here is to move the crowd towards a new direction in our collective thinking to solve a problem. Crowdsourcing is going one better. Designing the challenge becomes critical.

Top 10 Posts from the 100%Open Blog.

100%Open

We have published almost 500 blog posts on the 100%Open blog over the last decade. How to Measure Open Innovation Value – The very first 100%Open blog post when we launched 100%Open 8.5 years ago by David making the case that with open innovation, different things matter to different partners so need to be understood and measured separately.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference. It’s no secret that most of the tech innovation and digital disruption takes place in the private sector.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. It makes the exchange of ideas and suggestions between leaders and other employees transparent and collaborative. What is idea software?

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. It makes the exchange of ideas and suggestions between leaders and other employees transparent and collaborative. What is idea software?

Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. However instead of being cowed by this threat, some companies are fighting back in very interesting and innovative ways. While it may seem counterintuitive, collaborating with your rivals actually makes sense.

Uncertain Times.

100%Open

We’re delighted that 100%Open had its best year ever in 2018 and we’re looking forward to exciting new clients, countries and challenges in 2019. The innovation teams within organisations have a role to play here. One of the key characteristics of an innovator is being comfortable with uncertainty. So back in the boardroom, what are the lessons to learn from the innovation team? We wish you a productive and fulfilling 2019.

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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. Date: June 2012 – Theme: Business Without Borders – Host: Method Design. Date: Sept 2014 – Theme: Currency of Collaboration – Host: National Theatre.

How many words in a website?

100%Open

Firstly, the job of making collaboration work on a complex project that is very close to everyone’s hearts. This tested our collaboration skills and the boundaries of being consultative and actually making some decisions! And along the way we launched a new tool – the Open Organisation Test (Are you ready for open innovation?) It’s a testament to Murray’s good design that it doesn’t feel like it.

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.

The Ford Mobilize New York Grand Final

100%Open

We would like to thank everybody who participated throughout the course of the challenge, which was delivered through a fantastic group effort from Ford, 100%Open and Sam Schwartz Engineering. 100%Open Awards collaboration crowdsourcing design-led innovation entrepreneurs global idea platforms innovation invention mass participation networks open innovation partnership Roland Harwood user-led innovation

Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. However instead of being cowed by this threat, some companies are fighting back in very interesting and innovative ways. While it may seem counterintuitive, collaborating with your rivals actually makes sense.

How can we have healthier workplaces?

100%Open

We used a crowdsourcing platform for this, called HealthWorks, and it was a fascinating insight into the health of the people who care for our health. The community was run on behalf of NHS England and in collaboration with Uscreates, the health and wellbeing design specialists. I have noticed a reduction in 100%Open’s daily biscuit tonnage after this project, we’re getting a mindfulness expert in and most of us went home on time today.

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What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. It makes the exchange of ideas and suggestions between leaders and other employees transparent and collaborative. What is idea software?

Changing the way we move around cities

100%Open

Ford’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields recently announced plans to team up with major global cities to help solve congestion issues and help people move more easily as well as to have fully-autonomous vehicles in 2021 – two bold initiatives that builds on more than 100 years’ of innovation from the automaker. The future of transportation and mobility is as exciting and uncertain as it ever has been over the past 100 years.

Are the crowd to be trusted?

100%Open

On March 17th, under the guidance of creative agency BlueStag, they launched a crowdsourcing competition using the hashtag #NameOurShip. The ‘ Boaty saga’ inevitably poses some important questions about crowdsourcing, none more so than if you were going to ignore the will of the people, why ask them in the first place? At 100%Open our experience is the opposite. We like to think of them as four golden rules for crowdsourcing with public crowds. Openness.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. Secondly, if open innovation has gone way beyond a one to many relationships into a many to many then does the reliance on single entity software provision makes sense?

Negotiation.

100%Open

At 100%Open we’ve become adept at negotiating between the ‘suits’ and the ‘sneakers’ We call this sort of thinking Business Empathy. When large and small companies team up to innovate it’s potentially beneficial to both, but not necessarily a level playing field when it comes to negotiation. Tools for Collaborative Negotiation. The second tool is Open Innovation Models. Use Business Empathy.

How Credit Unions Innovate With Innovation Software

eZassi

Innovation is a requirement in today’s business world and credit unions are no exception. Ultimately, even the smallest innovations can help improve the member experience and provide an invaluable ROI in an environment where credit unions are competing for members.

Product Innovation the Easy Way: 3 Real World Examples

IdeaScale

Innovation is often presented as a mighty struggle between a lone inventor and a seemingly intractable problem. While this does occasionally happen, more often than not any great innovation is the result of people drawing from those around them for ideas and inspiration.

Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Paul Hobcraft

Recently, well actually, over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might need to know or at least have an opinion upon. Valuing an integrated framework- introducing the Executive Innovation Work Mat.

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

Why Open Organisations will Win

100%Open

Openness. People respond well to openness. We warm to others who are open-hearted and open-minded. Many people would say that their experience of organisations is anything but open. Driven by social media and the development of the web, old secretive and closed cultures are giving way to more open engagement and collaborative innovation. Becoming an open organisation often starts from the inside. Open Organisation Test.