From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

This is more than just a way to better understand who shops with you, though; with the right platform, it can be a source of powerful innovation. What Is Open Innovation? Traditionally, innovation in companies has been “closed.” When Should I Use Open Innovation?

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

The Necessity of Open Innovation and Collaboration in Healthcare

Wellspring

Healthcare, like many other fields, is an increasingly collaborative industry, with most organizations looking outside their internal silos for new ideas, innovations, and expertise. collaboration External Collaboration Innovation R&D

Living Labs and Open Innovation

HYPE Innovation

"Living labs" is a label applied to an array of very different innovation infrastructures that did not make it in the Jargon Madness finals of Forbes but is nonetheless “trendy, but confusing.” In this post, you will learn what it means and how linging labs is a usefuly concept for open innovatino programs. Ideation & Collaboration

Broadening the church of Open Innovation

The Future Shapers

Open Innovation is about increasing the innovation potential of firms by opening them up to new ways of working with external organisations. The piece will draw on the work of John Golightly from his time at the Big Innovation Centre.

Accompanying European SMEs on their Open Innovation Journeys

Innovation Excellence

Open Innovation collaboration Crowdsourcing Customers Entrepreneurship Innovation Management Strategy success

An Openly Innovative Attitude.

100%Open

As a “newbie” to the innovation sector, I have to admit I had some help from the jargon buster. I’ve also come to understand that open innovation is no longer a novelty concept, rather a part of the culture at the heart of many companies, including Carlsberg , Argos , and Oxfam. This openness is helping them challenge conservative approaches thus, stand out from their competitors. Opening innovation up.

4 examples of open innovation in society

ideas4allinnovation

Open innovation is one of the most agile and effective avenues for transformation, as we have already seen in several examples with large enterprises. Conquistando la Igualda d is a collaborative project that seeks the implication of the whole of society as a means to achieve equality.

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

Managing Open Innovation: one challenge/ coping strategy at a time

HYPE Innovation

A few months ago, The Economist published an excellent piece on how the fashion for making employees collaborate had gone too far. Open Innovation

Open Innovation is the New Normal

Innovation Excellence

"Over the years, Open Innovation has become the new normal" states Hannes, Director Open Innovation Networks at Swarovski. Continue reading → Design Innovation collaboration collaborative innovation Design Thinking Hannes Erler Open Innovation Swarovski

Driving Open Innovation Through a Culture of Collaboration

eZassi

Open Innovation is the grounded in the belief that great ideas can come from any source and an organization’s internal expertise will transform those ideas into market value. The challenge comes when an organization chooses to shift from a closed innovation system to an open one.

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?

How to build successful community open innovation networks

Innovation Excellence

Everyone seems interested in getting the most impact out of their innovation efforts. Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) have mushroomed since the invention of the Internet and cheap mobile communications.

A National Open Innovation Strategy for Austria

Innovation Excellence

Austria kicks off the new years with an Open Innovation Strategy, a first of its kind globally. Continue reading → Feature Of The Week Austria collaboration Gertraud Leimüller global open innovation strategy Strategy winnovation

Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (1/2)

Innovation Excellence

What is Participative Innovation? And how does it intersect with Open Innovation with the Crowd?

Open innovation, open science and open to the world

Innovation Excellence

A new paper from the European Union outlines their attitude and approach towards open innovation in Europe. collaboration Innovation Open Innovation Strategy open access Open Data Open Science

Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (2/2)

Innovation Excellence

How compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation? And what if, if Open Innovation, which was intended to seek out outside, were coming back inside?

4 examples of open innovation in society

ideas4allinnovation

Open innovation is one of the most agile and effective avenues for transformation, as we have already seen in several examples with large enterprises. Conquistando la Igualda d is a collaborative project that seeks the implication of the whole of society as a means to achieve equality.

Four Open Innovation Techniques

Wellspring

There are four main tactics that organizations commonly use for inbound open innovation; tech scouting, vertical collaboration, horizontal collaboration, and technology sourcing. Open Innovation

Four Open Innovation Techniques

Wellspring

There are four main tactics that organizations commonly use for inbound open innovation; tech scouting, vertical collaboration, horizontal collaboration, and technology sourcing. Open Innovation

Open Innovation News

IdeaConnection

It has been an exciting few days for open innovation with global companies launching big new open innovation initiatives. Open Innovation GE Appliances open innovation news

Collaborative Innovation – Hamburger Style

InnovationManagement

Often I read articles or books about top-down vs. bottom-up innovation and why one approach would be better than the other. After spending more than five years in the collaborative innovation space, I would advise going hamburger style!

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.

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

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.

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.

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. ”.

Are Universities Missing Out on Open Innovation Growth?

Innovation Excellence

Are they missing out on potential innovations? Continue reading → Culture & Values Entrepreneurship Innovation Open Innovation R&D Research collaboration research spinouts University

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.

The Open Innovation Methods Matrix – Part 1

100%Open

When it comes to open innovation, knowing where to start or what to do next can often be the hardest decision. To counter this, we have produced a simple tool (below), which is based on our range of practical experience, to show the most common and relevant methods to successfully innovate openly. Additionally, the value of opening up is very different depending on which stage of the innovation process you are at (the Y-axis).

The Four Main Types of Collaboration

HYPE Innovation

Fortunately, the process of partnering for innovation has not remained immune to technological progress either. The short answer is open innovation – in all its inbound-outbound-coupled glory.

How to Grow Your Open Innovation Network

Wellspring

Wellspring data shows that 70% of open innovation collaborations occur between organizations within 30 miles of one another. Most organizations have a limited network of open innovation partners and potential collaborators, and are missing countless technology opportunities as a result. Furthermore, the other 30% of research collaborations are disproportionately conducted with prestigious institutions that have global recognition.

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.

Open Innovation: A 2014 Research Agenda

Open Innovation

One of the main goals of the Chesbrough/Vanhaverbeke/West 2006 book was to shape the research agenda of the open innovation. Our final chapter was immodestly entitled “Open innovation: a research agenda” (West, Vanhaverbeke and Chesbrough, 2006). Open Social Innovation.”

Open Innovation for Clean Water

IdeaConnection

They have formed an open innovation collaboration to tackle this pressing issue. Clean Water and Sanitation for All – a search for innovative ways to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

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.

A Quick Guide to External Collaboration

InnovationManagement

Collaborative Innovation Organization & Culture collaboration collaborative innovation communication definitions ecosystem executive sponsor HR leadership mindset open innovation strategic partnership supplier enabled innovationWorking with external partners to bring better products and services to market faster and/or develop better intellectual property has never been more popular in the world of business than what we see today.

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.

The Sky’s the Limit with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

As part of its efforts to innovate and maintain a leading position in its market Singapore Airlines (SIA) is ramping up its open innovation endeavors. Also on its agenda is a strengthening of its internal open innovation culture.

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.

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