Open Innovation at the User Innovation Conference

Open Innovation

On Tuesday, Frank Piller of RWTH Aachen presented an overview of open innovation. He presented to attendees at the 2014 Open and User Innovation Conference — the 12th annual meeting of the user innovation workshop — which met at Harvard Business School.

Is it REALLY disruptive? It matters.

Innovation Excellence

At the recent ISPIM conference, I sat in several presentations ostensibly describing approaches to disruptive innovation when, in reality, it was difficult to see what (a market or a company) was actually being disrupted.

Trends in Innovation in the Chemical Industry

Yet2

In mid-May, yet2 sponsored the NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry conference , organized by the European Networking Group. A conference highlight was a presentation by yet2 client, Janssen PMP. Like Evonik, they too engage the end user during product development.

Reviewing research on 3D Printing

Open Innovation

The talk was part of two 3DP sessions within the 2019 R&D Management Conferece hosted by Thierry Rayna, Frank Piller & I. Existing Publications Using SSCI business/management papers I found 82 papers that mention "3D printing" or "3D printers" in the topic.

Research Opportunities for Network Forms of OI

Open Innovation

At #RnDParis2019 Thursday, I gave a “master class” on the network forms of open innovation: alliances, communities, crowds, consortia, ecosystems and platforms. It was a standing room only session: it appears that there are a lot of innovation researchers (particularly those new in their careers) who want to learn more about this area and the research opportunities. I extended the idea with a chapter in our 2014 book, New Frontiers in Open Innovation.

Themes for the practice of open innovation

Open Innovation

Like my OI collaborators Henry Chesbrough & Wim Vanhaverbeke, I get a lot of emails (and receive many Google News updates) on businesses and consultants touting some claimed breakthrough on open innovation. This morning I got an email from consultant Cheryl Perkins, based on the CoDev2015 conference she hosted last week month in Arizona. However, none of those reasons are why I’m mentioning Cheryl or the conference on this blog. R&D Management 36 (3): 307-318.

How to enable inclusive innovation

hackerearth

The innovation system would meet the needs of every person. Inadequacy or inaccessibility should not constrain people’s innovative ability. What is inclusive innovation? Here, the excluded groups are both producers and customers of innovations. Innovation Management

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

The entrepreneur is an innovator and disturbs the economy (De Jong & Marsili, 2010; Schumpeter, 1934). Qualitative analysis shows that entrepreneurs actually use both logic at the same time, in contrast to the way larger organizations deal with innovation (in a more structured way).

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. For the 2014 book, I sought to bring together the prior research on the various network forms and tie them to open innovation.

Why organization matters for Innovation Success

Innovation 360

Innovations are infinite, even within a finite market. However, not all innovations start with the same chance at a fully productive lifecycle. This is confirmed by many innovator organizations I have encountered all over the world.

Where Are You on an Innovation Scale?

CREATORS

In this article, we share Creators’ experiences and market observations to give you a brief overview of a typical corporate innovation journey. In today’s constantly evolving markets, the need for innovation is as important as ever. Every company wants and needs to be innovative?—?“able?—?over

R&D Management: Let's Reward Fraud, Not Punish It

Open Innovation

For the past month or so, I have been getting reminders of a new publication on open innovation in R&D Management. Nonetheless, the importance of outbound open innovation has been increasing along with a growing trend toward open innovation in general (Grönlund et al.,

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.