Witnessing the future of innovation policy

100%Open

Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. So I was delighted that at the end of May 2018 I was able to travel to London to join nine very senior policymakers and influencers from India’s central Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Maharashtra ’s State Government to take part in the opening of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

Culture is What People Do, Not Just What Policies Say

Collectivecamp

Recently, my company was engaged by a large telecommunications provider to perform an innovation assessment

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5 Ways Employee Engagement Impacts Continuous Improvement Culture

IdeaScale

Employee engagement has a major impact on fostering a culture of continuous improvement in your business. Here are 5 ways to create a more innovative culture through employee engagement: 1. There is a clear link between employee engagement and support for innovative strategies.

Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement

IdeaScale

Reduce “Friction” One of the biggest problems in civic engagement is the misperception that doing anything with the government involves filing eight forms in triplicate and waiting in line for an hour only to find out you’re in the wrong line. Keep in mind that a lot of good civic engagement is genuinely apolitical. How can we engage them? The post Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement appeared first on IdeaScale.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku

Wazoku

The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku. London, May 10, 2017 – The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has launched a new initiative to galvanise the population and create a more democratic debate on economics.

The Six Pillars of Innovation Culture

InnovationManagement

Every innovation thought leader, every organizational engagement specialist, every pundit or leader in transformation says that this is the secret to avoiding disruption.

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

HYPE Innovation

In the spirit of such practical initiatives, which are not only trending but also good karma for your organization – i.e. (open) innovation activities are associated with reduced research costs, risk spreading and bringing ideas to market more quickly – I would like to share with you a few tips on how to design an innovation event (day) for your small and medium-sized organization or your business community/ circle including clients, suppliers, universities and even policy-makers.

Best Practice: Conduct crowd engagement and outreach with an eye toward diversity

IdeaScale

Whereas, for some policy questions it would be more important to get ideas from people with different socioeconomic backgrounds rather than people with different hobbies. Use messaging, visuals, and language specifically tailored to specifically to each target group you wish to engage. A person is only motivated by a specific reward if they find value in that reward, so keep in mind that the reward you select will determine the kind of people who engage.

Millennial Engagement in the workplace: 4 Actionable Tips

Acuvate

One of the biggest reasons concerning millennials’ attrition is their lack of engagement in the workplace. According to research by Gallup , only 29% of millennials are engaged in the workplace, indicating that only three in 10 are emotionally and behaviorally connected to their job and organisation. Millennials want an engaging work culture where they feel a sense of bonding with the work and seek career satisfaction. So how can organizations successfully engage millennials?

Digital Civic Engagement in the age of Covid-19, BLM, and Economic Recovery

Qmarkets

This year has given communities a lot to say and governments’ plenty to address, pushing civic engagement into the front of many minds. Why Exactly is Civic Engagement Important? Expanding participation to include the marginalized will p ositively increase an engaged citizenship.

Digital Civic Engagement in the age of Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter, and Economic Recovery

Qmarkets

This year has given communities a lot to say and governments’ plenty to address, pushing civic engagement into the front of many minds. Why Exactly is Citizen Engagement Important? Expanding participation to include the marginalized will positively increase an engaged citizenship.

Deep Tech Innovation Needs Deep Networks

100%Open

There’s a quote I read recently that encapsulates this spirit of open innovation: Open Innovation works through engaged networks, and saves organisations time and money by avoiding the need to invent everything themselves. It seems to us as though the deep tech floodgates have opened.

The art of “Back Casting” needs care

Paul Hobcraft

Backcasting is a planning method that starts with defining a desirable future and then works backwards to identify policies and programs that will connect that specified future to the present.

Going beyond the 5 bold steps offered to Reimagine the American Innovation Agenda

Paul Hobcraft

We need engagement more than empowerment. I have been reading a report written by Stephen J Ezell of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) along with a guru of innovation, John Kao, of ILSi on their concerns that something is amiss with the U.S. innovation system.

We all need a different Social Media profile? Now.

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a very different time, a social distancing time that might lead to a different type of work, one that you will have to be forced to stand out from the crowd as a socially engaged person. This is a time for your social engagement.

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Sharply accelerating clean energy innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This, in my view, is partly right, we know where to put the efforts, but the abrupt step change we need to scale, re-engineer and develop these technologies and the delivery mechanisms (infrastructure, policy changes) are massive.

Exploring the Energy Transition Fitness Landscapes – opening thoughts on Hydrogen

Paul Hobcraft

Still, these are not connected up as we do not yet have a Hydrogen infrastructure, market, or overarching policies to build into a movement that shifts the energy needle. I am struggling with the Hydrogen Story.

Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Considerably enhanced policy ambitions and regulatory efforts, better measurement and reporting, strong industry efforts and investor-led support are needed to meet SDS targets for 2040. THE IEA suggest seven possible uses for energy innovation indicators to drive energy policy.

Simple Things That Could Hold You Back in Your Transformation Journey

Rmukesh Gupta

Do we still need policies. One of these expense request got rejected with the reason that this is not according to policy and if I need to get the same approved, I need an approval from my CFO as an exception approval. This made me think about the so many policies that we create and enforce on our employees and customers all the time. I know for sure that not many people read all the policies of their organisations. Simple Things by Mukesh Gupta.

Solutions for Energy do need to be end-to-end and highly innovative

Paul Hobcraft

The nature of the energy landscape will require the transformation of businesses, the push to find and develop new market dynamics and embrace government policy and regulations in an orderly and planned way.

The Innovation Intensity needed in the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

Considerably enhanced policy ambitions and regulatory efforts, better measurement and reporting, strong industry efforts, and investor-led support are needed to meet SDS targets for 2040 , along with technological progress to improve the effectiveness of leak detection, measurement, and abatement.

Seeing the Energy Transition in Different Horizons and Innovative Ways

Paul Hobcraft

I see myself as the Outsider looking into the Energy World and still struggle in the world of Engineers, Scientists, and Policy Makers. The majority of my recent work has been in investigating and building a comprehensive understanding of the #energytransition.

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Innovation has the power to unlock the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

Regulations, policies, new incentives for value-adding services are building new business opportunities that give a new breed of energy players, including a new set of infrastructure investors, the opportunities to support and gain from the new introduction of solutions.

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Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This report is mainly for those interested in forming national policy on innovation or judging where they are within the global race on innovation but it tells us all some really important points on the current health of innovation. Both of these policy issues are very much part of the incumbent innovator’s dilemma to resolve. Policy and Reality seem to mirror the same issues. The policy should be more nurturing and more sustaining.

From MW to GW’s of Renewable Hydrogen using Electrolyzers

Paul Hobcraft

In the past two weeks, the Germany Government announced its new Hydrogen Policy, quickly followed by the European Unions Strategic Road Map for Hydrogen. I was listening to a short chat between Armin Schnettler, the SVP New Energy Business, Siemens Energy, and Kevin O’Donovan.

Going beyond the 5 bold steps offered to Reimagine the American Innovation Agenda

Paul Hobcraft

We need engagement more than empowerment. I have been reading a report written by Stephen J Ezell of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) along with a guru of innovation, John Kao, of ILSi on their concerns that something is amiss with the U.S. innovation system.

Going beyond the 5 bold steps offered to Reimagine the American Innovation Agenda

Paul Hobcraft

We need engagement more than empowerment. I have been reading a report written by Stephen J Ezell of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) along with a guru of innovation, John Kao, of ILSi on their concerns that something is amiss with the U.S. innovation system.

Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This realization and reality demand that all global governments quickly increase and reprioritise their spending on research and development and demonstrate and deploy clean energy technologies – putting them at the core of energy and climate policy.

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Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This realization and reality demand that all global governments quickly increase and reprioritise their spending on research and development and demonstrate and deploy clean energy technologies – putting them at the core of energy and climate policy.

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Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Considerably enhanced policy ambitions and regulatory efforts, better measurement and reporting, strong industry efforts and investor-led support are needed to meet SDS targets for 2040. THE IEA suggest seven possible uses for energy innovation indicators to drive energy policy.

Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Considerably enhanced policy ambitions and regulatory efforts, better measurement and reporting, strong industry efforts and investor-led support are needed to meet SDS targets for 2040. THE IEA suggest seven possible uses for energy innovation indicators to drive energy policy.

Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid

InnovationManagement

Cultures within these businesses are encourage transparency, experimentation and autonomy resulting in engaged workforce of the best and brightest minds, pumping out game changing products on-schedule, on-budget and on-point. Enabling Factors Organization & Culture Best Practices Change Management disruption government impact innovation policy lessons learned partnerships public sector Stakeholders unicorn

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

To change “agreement” into a sustainable set of policies needs to be determined. Enabling policy to drive the energy transition, in the shift away from existing subsidized policies supporting fossil fuels, of allowing fossil fuel designs still to come on stream, to continue to actively support the extraction of our resources and many, many more existing supporting policies need to be switched into supporting and funding renewables.

Increasing innovation focus on the end-user segments within the energy transition story

Paul Hobcraft

Governments will need to introduce more substantive policies to meet the emission targets they signed up too and society, industry and us, as individuals will have to undergo adjustments to accommodate this in our habits, consumption, and usage. The nature of the energy landscape will require the transformation of businesses, the push to find and develop new market dynamics and embrace government policy and regulations in an orderly and planned way. Source of visual used: [link].

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation needs to be broader than just being conducted through technological research and development; it requires a more significant integrated innovation model that has business models, policies, processes, and market design as part of the solutions. As this energy transition is such a seismic shift, it requires clear Government support and enabling policies on a coordinated basis. Source IRENA [link].

Innovation adoption in the technology lifecycle for Energy Translation

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation is far broader than just R&D; it will also come from business models, changing existing policies, processes, and market design to provide the impact necessary for the changes we need in the energy system. Building the systems enabling framework. Source: World Economic Forum. Technological innovation has a central role to play in the Energy Transition currently being undertaken throughout the world.

Understanding the Innovation Landscape needed for Enabling Technologies in the World’s Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

IRENA serves as the primary platform for international co-operation, be a center of excellence and a repository of policy technology, resource, and financial knowledge on renewable energy.

Keeping Millennials Engaged at Work

Michael Roberto

She focuses on how to engage Millennials at work. Benson argues that work-life balance is important to them, and flexible work policies can attract them to your firm. However, keeping them engaged, and retaining them, takes much more than just flexibility about hours and location of work. Engagement millennialsConsultant Tracy Benson has written a terrific post this week for Harvard Business Review.

Solving the Problems of Government CIO Citizen Engagement

Qmarkets

However, in the world of governance, the move towards digital engagement for the purpose of civic innovation has been much more gradual. the concept of utilizing digital transformation platforms to encourage citizen engagement is one that is being greeted joyously by the public in general. However actually engaging citizens with these initiatives has been another challenge altogether. Providing a quality citizen experience is key to any successful citizen engagement program.

Solving the Problems of Government CIO Citizen Engagement

Qmarkets

However, in the world of governance, the move towards digital engagement for the purpose of civic innovation has been much more gradual. the concept of utilizing digital transformation platforms to encourage citizen engagement is one that is being greeted joyously by the public in general. However actually engaging citizens with these initiatives has been another challenge altogether. Providing a quality citizen experience is key to any successful citizen engagement program.

Accelerating Innovation in the Energy Transition Journey

Paul Hobcraft

A radical redesign of the energy system in the supporting policies, regulations, and subsidies in existence today and needed to make this a fully greener energy system. Public awareness and engagement in the sheer size of these changes, their impact on daily lives and their social, economic and environmental benefits in eventual outcomes. [link].

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Winners announced for the Civic Engagement Innovation Competition

Betterific

Our “ Hacking Civic Engagement ” Challenge was a first for us in many respects. Top Ideas: A Betterific-like app (with challenges) was developed specifically to help government leaders/ policy makers think outside the box to solve important issues? It was the first time we’ve done a civic (non product) challenge.

The energy transition we are undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

We are not biting the bullets of changing regulations and policies, adopting carbon omissions targetted on the polluters to change, and within the “vested” industries there is a consistent blocking of change to suit their interests. Sources FT Guide: The Energy Transition [link]. In recent months I have become totally “wrapped up” in the energy transition occurring across the world.

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