Understanding Open Innovation

IdeaScale

Historically, research and development departments within organizations were solely responsible for coming up with innovative ideas. Traditionally, corporate innovation has been an inside job, with few exceptions. The ultimate result is open innovation, the concept that good ideas come not just from within organizations, but from outside them as well. Why Open Innovation Is Emerging as a New Paradigm. Best Practice open innovation

Collaborating Without Words.

100%Open

Those percentages are very difficult to prove but nevertheless, they are probably even higher when you are communicating and collaborating across different continents, where communicating across cultures is 100% about eye contact.

Disruptive Energy.

100%Open

By any measure, that was a disruptive statement. Bulb is a new energy supplier in the UK that’s disrupting the energy supplier market. So if you’re a small innovator busting to make meaningful contact with the big power companies, drop us a line. And if you’re a big company working hard to innovate and struggling for impact, get in touch.

Imaginatik and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre to Co-Present During Poster Session at the World Open Innovation Conference

Imaginatik

Imaginatik will be attending the 5th Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC) in San Francisco, CA on December 13th and 14th. We’ve partnered with our valued customer, The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) to develop and submit an open innovation paper describing our work together and the resulting economic impact. When we learned of the topic, we felt compelled to submit our collaborative effort with OGTC. Featured Innovation Blog

Disrupting 21st Century Corporate Learning

Innovation Excellence

Change Disruption education Innovation change collaboration Entrepreneurship future ideas Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Open Innovation Strategy

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.

Open Innovation: definition, what types and benefits

mjvinnovation

We could summarize open innovation as the use of inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation and expand markets. Keep reading to understand in depth what open innovation is and how it can be used in your business! The open innovation concept.

Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101

eZassi

Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101. Please join us as Denise Fletcher , our Chief Innovation Officer, will be a guest speaker on the Coffee Break with Game-Changers radio show, hosted by Bonnie D. Disruptive Solutions Mindset. Advancing Innovation Management.

How Ideas Flow Through a Structured and Open Innovation Software

eZassi

We’ve wrote about the open innovation software process before, but understanding how ideas move through that process is very important from a couple of perspectives, depending on which style of innovation you move forward with; internal or external. Open Innovation.

Ideation Collaboration Software – Did you know your innovation software is an amazing collaboration system?

eZassi

Ideation Collaboration Software: Killing three or more birds with one software. Whether you currently use SharePoint, Slack, Basecamp, Jive or other providers, our innovation platform combines and exceeds features offered by these systems and we want to share this discovery with you.

Report Highlights Increased Open Innovation Activity

IdeaConnection

Open innovation is thriving. That’s one of the conclusions of the 2016 State of Innovation Report: Disruptive, Game-Changing Innovation by the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters. 2015 was a Big Year for Innovation.

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.”.

Scaling Up Startups in Corporate Settings

Innovation Excellence

In recent years, an increasing intensity in collaboration between incumbent companies and startups has been observed. Meanwhile, close to 80% of corporations and startups have already been or are collaborating.

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s OECD’s global challenge Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more?—?including crowdsourcing global-goals oecd social-innovation innovation

Startup Engagement in Corporate Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Little have released an interesting report, titled “The Age of Collaboration“ The study does a good job in synthesizing the global state of play of corporate-startup collaboration and latest findings on success requirements for its implementation.

We are transcending traditional industry and product boundaries

Paul Hobcraft

With the dizzy array of choices, combined with technology prowess and ‘plugging’ these into ‘seen’ customer needs, they are setting about disrupting existing businesses and establishing new ones, on an ever-increasing global scale. The balance in innovation activity is changing.

Beat World Cancer: a birdseye view of crowdfunding

Innovation Excellence

Going for an innovative approach, and learning, your thoughts are welcome. Continue reading → Creativity Disruption Open Innovation collaboration marketing Cancer crowdfunding healthcare

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.

Chasms, Criteria… and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

It describes companies who can innovate in the current business at the same time as creating new business options for the future. Build Capability culture Disruption Finance Innovation Leadership Management Open Innovation Product Innovation R&D Strategy Business Models collaboration Disruptive Innovation growth Innovation Management organizationThe concept of the ambidextrous organization is gaining traction.

Why Cultivate Innovation Agility?

Innovation Excellence

Culture & Values Feature Of The Week Innovation Leadership People & Skills change collaboration Creativity culture Customers Disruptive Innovation education future Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Management Open Innovation Strategy success

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How was it for you?

100%Open

100%Open Lead Coach Heli Heartland with her mentee Marli Elizabeth Ritter des Santos, one of Brazil’s leading Technology Transfer Specialists and a pioneering tech researcher. Mentoring in innovation. 100%Open believes that innovation is a team sport. It’s crucial to understand the interpersonal dynamics in play and create conditions for great collaboration. To us this is the foundation of success in any collaboration.

The 9 Rules of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The truth is that there are many paths to innovation. Continue reading → Feature Of The Week Business Models collaboration Competitive Advantage Disruptive Innovation Innovation Open InnovationSo who deserves credit?

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you with a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. 6) it can create breakthrough innovation.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. 6) it can create breakthrough innovation.

Authentic Informal Leaders Transform Culture

100%Open

For innovation to flourish, enable a creative culture throughout your organization. In today’s hyper-competitive landscape, innovation is essential for an organization to thrive. Making a company innovative from the roots up is no easy task.

To Transform Your Business, Do This

InnovationManagement

The young entrepreneurs competed for seed funding and came up with some truly disruptive ideas. Strategies cec collaboration commission for environmental cooperation culture feedback idea management new ideas open innovation transparency trendsWhen the Commission for Environmental Cooperation launched a challenge to the youth of North America , they received hundreds of unique, green business proposals.

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. To illustrate how this can happen, it’s helpful to look at innovations that evolved over time.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 1

Tim Kastelle

At the beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts. Reinvention through business model innovation.

Disruption the Innovators Dilemma

HunchBuzz

Clayton Christensen was talking about disruption in 1997 in his book Innovators Dilemma. Within a decade it’s hard to think of of an industry that hasn’t been disrupted or is in all likelihood may only a few months away from a major disruptive force. It’s called disruption. These once powerful institutions, like the aforementioned, are just opening up to the reality of disruption. And no longer can you innovate in isolation.

The death of the 20th Century corporation

Matthew Griffin

It shrank the distance between us all and made it easier than ever before for companies and individuals to reach out and collaborate with each other for each other’s benefit. The genie is out of the bottle and the pace of disruption is accelerating exponentially.

7 lessons to disrupt like a startup!

Innovation 360 Group

The future of many established companies is now jeopardized and will depend on their ability to get up to speed and innovate in this Creativity Era we are in (and that I described in my last article). CELEBRATE RISK-TAKING & INNOVATION! DISRUPT (BUT DO IT OFF THE CORE!).

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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Startup Engagement in Corporate Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Little have released an interesting report, titled “ The Age of Collaboration “ The study does a good job in synthesizing the global state of play of corporate-startup collaboration and latest findings on success requirements for its implementation.

Mind the Gap – Part 2

100%Open

The Give-Get Gap – Collaboration only happens between equals. However most corporate and start-up collaborations have a huge power imbalance in favour of the larger organisation that ultimately undermine any future partnership.

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Scaling Up Startups in Corporate Settings

Integrative Innovation

In recent years, an increasing intensity in collaboration between incumbent companies and startups has been observed. Meanwhile, close to 80% of corporations and startups have already been or are collaborating.

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.

5 Innovation Trends of 2018 that will Disrupt the Corporate Landscape in 2019

Qmarkets

Even North and South Korea walked under a united banner at the Winter Olympics.Things have been no less epic on the corporate innovation front. To this end, we’ve provided a rundown of five major trends that continue to dominate the innovation scene in 2018.

Venturing Activities in Corporate Innovation: Types, Features and Success Factors

Integrative Innovation

Corporate Venturing , i.e. corporate engagement in external and internal ventures, plays an evermore critical role in fueling the innovation engine of larger companies. Most of those activities have a non-incremental innovation focus in nature, commonly targeted at.

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People-Sized Solutions for Planet-Sized Problems

100%Open

The majority of innovation efforts aim to be too big from the outset and are therefore destined to fail, because they do not function on a human scale. In addition too many innovations are focussed on solving small and specific problems which don’t really make very much of a difference to anybody. One of the reasons why it resonated for me is because it very much encapsulates nicely what we always try to do through everything we do at 100%Open. “We’re

Introducing…CauseTech!

IdeaScale

A new global innovation ecosystem will soon make its debut. You can also see examples of innovations that are already working to improve these situations, including a self-powered streetlight and a water generator that produces drinking water from air.

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.

Dual Partnership Strategy: Centralized vs. Adaptive Innovation Ecosystems

Integrative Innovation

Being faced with disruption and increasing pace of change, many established companies fail to keep up. They often turn out to be ill-prepared to innovate under uncertain and time-critical conditions. Dual Innovation requires Dual Partnership Strategy.

The Challenges being Faced by Innovation Consultants

Paul Hobcraft

From my perspective I’ve been looking at a real challenge today, that many consultants offering innovation services are not providing real sustaining consulting value to clients, only ad-hoc services. Innovation solutions simply need to be crafted in my opinion.