Open Innovation: definition, what types and benefits


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 Energy.


While working as a journalist on World Coal magazine in the 1990s I was interviewing the president of a very large Canadian coal company who told me that in 10 years they would not be mining coal. 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.

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Innovation Budget Planning: 8 Things to Consider


As you start Innovation budget planning, Here are eight things to consider: When it comes to Innovation and R&D fiscal year budget planning, it’s typically a laborious process that spans several months with business model canvases, business cases, proposals and pipeline discussions.

Disruption the Innovators Dilemma


Clayton Christensen was talking about disruption in 1997 in his book Innovators Dilemma. Newspapers, Magazines, Postal carriers, Music Stores, Book Retailers, Telecommunication Companies have all been significantly disrupted and they are reminded of it every day they walk into their once palatial offices, wondering, “what the hell happened”? These once powerful institutions, like the aforementioned, are just opening up to the reality of disruption.

Schindler Announces Successful Nationwide Deployment of Qmarkets Idea Management Platform


Schindler has partnered with idea and innovation management software company Qmarkets to leverage the collective intelligence of their German workforce. BERLIN, June 7th, 2018 – Schindler, a leading global manufacturer of escalators, elevators, and moving walkways, has invited 4,000 employees from across Germany to participate in a collaborative idea and innovation management process using Qmarkets’ award winning collective intelligence software.