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.

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?

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

NASA Announces Winners of Open Innovation Robot Contest

IdeaConnection

When NASA wanted help for the design of its next robot it knew just where to go for innovative insights – the crowd. The space agency launched an open innovation competition to design an arm for a space robot named Astrobee, and the first winners have just been revealed.

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 24: Open Data.

Open Innovation vs Crowdsourcing vs Co-creation

Wazoku

Various principles and concepts are used for managing research and innovation. You are probably familiar with these buzzwords: crowdsourcing, open innovation and a more recent one, co-creation. An “open” approach to innovation leverages internal and external source of ideas. ”.

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.

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. This system should also provide intellectual property protection for both the organizations and the external collaborators. Innovation Integration.

Open Innovation: How the United Nations is Changing the World by Collaborating with It

Planview Spigit

To better understand complex and connected challenges in the developing world, the United Nations (UN) , the international organization tasked with bringing nations together, turned to Spigit to power their open innovation challenge , #SDGInsights. SDGInsights is one of many idea challenges open to the public the UN has ran since launching their ideation program, Unite Ideas. Why is the UN leveraging open ideation? Collaborating with the world.

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. As a matter of fact, today it is very difficult for a company to innovate individually. Open Innovation

Open Innovation: Convincing the Decision Makers

eZassi

Open Innovation Shouldn’t Be a Hard Sell, But It Is. At Ezassi, we believe whole-heartedly in the importance of innovation to progress and the survival of businesses. This means that it falls on employees to make the case for innovation, which can be a thin line to walk.

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy. Never before has it been easier (or more important) for leading brands to take advantage of the collaborative economy.

Report 101

Principles of open innovation

hackerearth

There are all examples of open innovation (OI) at its best. Popularized by Henry Chesbrough,“Open Innovation” term refers to the broad concepts of leveraging external sources of technology and innovation to drive internal growth. Innovation Management

Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community

HYPE Innovation

Collaborative innovation skills to be precise. Because, as I hope you realise by now, the terms “innovation” and “collaboration” are not mutually exclusive. Innovation Culture Collaboration Innovation Strategy

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation

eZassi

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation. “Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.” ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_innovation. Traditionally, innovation was a closely guarded secret. Traditional Companies Are Moving Toward Open Innovation.

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.

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In a recent PwC survey, 61% of CEOs said innovation was a key priority for their company ( pdf ). Innovation efforts come in a variety of forms: innovation and design labs, jobs-to-be-done analysis, corporate venturing, distributed employee experiments, open innovation, TRIZ, etc.

Do’s and Don’ts of Open Innovation

eZassi

Open innovation allows organizations to harness the creative efforts of others, both across the globe and in the office down the hall. The OI process is one that inspires and engages creative thinkers and transforms them into collaborators. Follow those same principles and engage outside collaborators by looking at the value of the information received rather than who contributed it. Engage Your Targets. Open Innovation

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

After a fairly detailed exploratory working through crowdsourcing in this mini-series, I wanted to offer my ‘take’, to help our thinking though in formulating clearer positions in this, to see its increasing value as contributing into an innovation management system.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

After a fairly detailed exploratory working through crowdsourcing in this mini-series, I wanted to offer my ‘take’, to help our thinking though in formulating clearer positions in this, to see its increasing value as contributing into an innovation management system.

Is open innovation ‘business infidelity’?

100%Open

One of the activities that we do is run p ublic open innovation calls so that businesses can find each other and collaborate. A recent discussion with Michel Fruhling at BFS Innovations has prompted us to re-examine this open innovation approach and compare it to relying on a company’s existing relationships and supply chain. We always advise to start by making sure that your existing partners are part of any innovation network that we create.

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.

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.

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

The ability to build a greater collaboration gets ‘beaten’ back by these strongly held views that overshadow the other voices you are wanting here. How do you deal with potential plagiarism, intellectual property rights or those deliberately seeking funds or engagement for their means?

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

The ability to build a greater collaboration gets ‘beaten’ back by these strongly held views that overshadow the other voices you are wanting here. How do you deal with potential plagiarism, intellectual property rights or those deliberately seeking funds or engagement for their means?

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.

10 Do’s & Don’ts for Open Innovation Competitions

100%Open

We were asked recently by a new client what our top 10 Do’s and Don’ts are for running open innovation competitions, based on our experience including the UBS Future of Finance Challenge , Unilever Foundry Ideas Challenge , Colombia CO4 Open Innovation Competition , and Ordnance Survey GeoVation Challenge. So before launching any kind of open innovation programme be very clear about why you are doing it.

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.

That sudden surge within the crowd

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing today is being used across many challenges that are tackling social issues, global concerns, individual community or organizational questions that need “our” opinion and engagement.

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.

Opening up our innovation to stay relevant

Paul Hobcraft

Our whole understanding of innovation is changing; there are numerous shifts occurring. We are opening up our thinking in where and with whom, to collaborate. Collaborations are definitely adding value into the innovation equation.

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. Not only did they have a system in place for gathering and evaluating ideas, they also created a comprehensive strategy to stimulate internal engagement.

10 Skills You Need to Nurture in Your Innovation Group

InnovationManagement

Organizational innovation requires discipline. Strategies accountability collaboration employee engagement goals implementation innovation culture innovation fitness leadership open innovation reporting skills management trendAnd like any other discipline, it requires monitoring and training to make sure that you’re on the cutting edge of your capabilities. But what skills should you focus on building and how can you track your progress?