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What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators

InnovationManagement

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JAMES GARDNER: How to Succeed at Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

Spigit CTO James Gardner, who this week is presenting at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit in NYC , knows a thing or two about how to be successful at crowdsourcing innovation. “We must learn how to encourage our employees to want to engage in innovation.

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

In looking for innovations it is sometimes helpful to consider whether your product or service is open or closed. If it is open what would happen if you enclosed it? If it is closed what would happen if you opened it? For centuries food was sold and stored in an open way.

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. Collaborate to innovate. Innovative use of Video.

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.)

Shell Gamechanger – A Supertanker of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Its mission was to deliver innovative options that have the potential to drastically impact the energy future. Since it started it has received over 10,000 ideas and helped over 1700 innovators around the world. The Shell Gamechanger initiative was launched in 1996.

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.

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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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. We were also trying to discover ways in which managers can support a healthier workplace with the right leadership and resources. The community was run on behalf of NHS England and in collaboration with Uscreates, the health and wellbeing design specialists.

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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.

What Are Innovation Solutions?

eZassi

Innovation Solutions. What Are Innovation Solutions? While we tend to think of innovation in terms of new technology, solutions can also come in the form of new types of services that offer improvements on old ways of doing things, meet previously unidentified needs or fill gaps in the market. More often, innovation solutions use technology to support and dispatch new services so that the best solutions tend to be a combination of technology and services.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. Interviewing Innovation Executives. Class 2 — Innovation Guidance.

Top Five Skills of Innovative Leaders

IdeaScale

Leadership in innovation is more than positivity. Innovation is about skill as much as talent. While creativity is central to any innovation strategy, it takes more than just ideas to be an innovative leader. Innovation is, to some degree, about risk.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. Digital innovation is driving increasing interconnection, giving unprecedented access to capabilities, resources and talent on a global scale.

The Pressing Need to Link Risk into an Innovation Strategy- part one

Paul Hobcraft

I want to bring together some thoughts on risk and innovation. This is the opening part and sets the scene. Risk assessment within our innovation activities need a different, far more distinct framing that reflects the nature of the unknowns we are working with, in my opinion.

Top Themes from Open Nation DC

IdeaScale

IdeaScale Gov hosted its first-ever Open Nation DC April 12 at the WeWork White House location. For us at IdeaScale, Open Nation is always our favorite week of the year. We’ve been hosting a company-wide Open Nation event in Berkeley for three years now.

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.

Building upon the four essential pillars for innovation

Paul Hobcraft

It is always welcome to read a thoughtful article that reminds me, no, it actually inspires me, by reinforcing my own belief that innovation is progressing, even if this is sometimes frustratingly slow. So the article “ Want to Win at Business Model Innovation?

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Wazoku Secures New Funding from Barclays

Wazoku

Crowdsourcing specialist Wazoku secures new funding from Barclays to support further development. Wazoku a UK crowdsourcing company and leading provider of collaborative innovation software, has received new venture debt finance from Barclays of £680,000.

What Is Innovation Management? – Your Top 7 Innovation FAQs Answered

Qmarkets

Enterprise businesses are constantly on the lookout for their next ‘eureka’ moment – an innovative solution to a strategic business problem. But what is innovation management, exactly? What is innovation management? What is innovation management software and how does it work?

Wazoku Announces Autumn 2018 Product Release

Wazoku

One of the best parts of this Autumn 2018 release, as always, was the pure collaboration between our customers and the team. As Ideas progress through the innovation process, organisations look to crowdsource time, budget or other representations of commitment or support for an Idea.

What Is Innovation Management? – Your Top 7 Innovation FAQs Answered

Qmarkets

Enterprise businesses are constantly on the lookout for their next ‘eureka’ moment – an innovative solution to a strategic business problem. But what is innovation management, exactly? What is innovation management? What is innovation management software and how does it work?

Innovation FAQ #1: What Is Innovation Management?

Qmarkets

Enterprise businesses are constantly on the lookout for their next ‘eureka’ moment – an innovative solution to a strategic business problem. Of course, most recognize that simply happening upon these solutions is not an option, and that innovation needs to be cultivated and managed effectively in order to become sustainable and repeatable. But what is innovation management, exactly? What is innovation management? Why should my company implement innovation management?

Part 1: Accelerating the impact of Innovation Campaigns

Values Centered Innovation

Part 1 of 3: Innovation is the core driver to meet critical business needs. In a 2007 McKinsey Quarterly article on “Leadership and Innovation,” the authors made it quite clear that “Innovation is a core driver of growth, performance and valuation.”

Fostering Innovation with Technological Solutions – Part 1

Wazoku

What might the link be between Barcelona, fostering innovation with technological solutions and organisations looking to give the people what they want? This two-part series will explore the topic of a session I recently gave at a Design Thinking and Business Innovation Summit. The series opens by considering how organisations are using various technology solutions to tackle everything from continuous improvement through to grand challenges.

8 External Innovation Sources You should know

ITONICS

Back in time, companies relied mainly on their internal capabilities to generate innovative ideas and to transform these ideas into real products and services. Having looked more closely at a company’s internal innovation sources , we will now examine the most important external sources.

Insights from AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit

ITONICS

We hosted more than 60 participants, including renowned AI and foresight speakers, startup founders, innovation experts, heads of innovation and foresight departments from companies such as Intel, adidas , BASF, Daimler, SAP , etc.

Insights from AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit

ITONICS

We hosted more than 60 participants, including renowned AI and foresight speakers, startup founders, innovation experts, heads of innovation and foresight departments from companies such as Intel, adidas , BASF, Daimler, SAP , etc.

How the Owners of One of the World’s Largest Wineries are Fermenting Groundbreaking New Ideas with Qmarkets

Qmarkets

In 2017, an Innovation Strategy Manager at a major vineyard was tasked with finding an efficient system for streamlining ideation. The name of the winery, and the Innovation Project Leader, have been removed from the piece to ensure it complies with strict PR regulations.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. Function and Intention of Innovation Management.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. Function and Intention of Innovation Management.

Gartner Research Insights: 5 Innovation Hacks to Boost your Digital Return

Qmarkets

Hackathons, internal innovation programs, open innovation, technology acquisitions…these days it seems like everyone is jumping onto the innovation bandwagon. How is innovation best performed? Can guidelines for innovation be created? CROWDSOURCING.

8 External Sources of Innovation

ITONICS

Back in time, companies relied mainly on their internal capabilities to generate innovative ideas and to transform these ideas into real products and services. Having looked more closely at a company’s internal innovation sources , we will now examine the most important external sources.

Gartner Research Insights: 5 Innovation Hacks to Boost your Digital Return

Qmarkets

Hackathons, internal innovation programs, open innovation, technology acquisitions…these days it seems like everyone is jumping onto the innovation bandwagon. How is innovation best performed? Can guidelines for innovation be created? CROWDSOURCING.