TRANSFORM calls on social enterprises to apply to the open call

Exago

To help scale bold ideas to tackle the world's big social, environmental and economic issues, the Unilever partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is now calling on social enterprises to apply to TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and promote collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation software. The post TRANSFORM calls on social enterprises to apply to the open call appeared first on Exago.

Three Flavours of Open Innovation: breaking down institutional boundaries through the X-Factor, Speed Dating, and iOT

Imaginatik

A great deal of activity has been happening under the topic of ‘open innovation’, however we have found very different initiatives launched by our clients that challenge a common definition of the term. From this cross-client perspective we understand a broad set of practices and ambitions for open innovation, which we can begin to place in patterns of approach or flavours. We have just peeked at three different flavours of open innovation.

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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. Let us use this post to review four public examples of open innovation in society, open to participation from all types of collectives and large groups of people. We can help you and broaden your scope with open innovation. Related content: 5 success stories in open innovation.

Looking at Closed versus Open Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Is there any word more fundamental to the modern business lexicon than ‘innovation’? To say that it forms an important part of enterprise is probably an understatement. If we take renowned researcher John Seeley Brown’s definition, the very nature of doing business is an act of innovation: that is, innovation is invention — of any. Innovation Intellectual Property Open Innovation Henry Chesbrough patents R&D University Research Lab

Six Myths about Open Innovation

Yet2

You have heard about Open Innovation in the news, but are hesitant to implement OI because you think it won’t be successful. Below are 6 myths about open innovation that will make you rethink your reluctance. Nobody Has Success Using Open Innovation. Open innovation has brought significant benefits to companies from enterprise to startup size, including GE, Lego, Samsung, and even NASA. Open Innovation is a Passing Fad.

Enterprise Level Innovation

eZassi

Enterprise level innovation is the practice of looking beyond the organization’s R&D systems and past its discrete departments, to connect with global collaborators and improve business agility. This practice harnesses the benefits of open innovation to achieve specific enterprise-level goals. Why Enterprise Level Innovation (ELI) Matters. ELI and Open Innovation. Integrating ELI and Open Innovation.

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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. Let us use this post to review four public examples of open innovation in society, open to participation from all types of collectives and large groups of people. We can help you and broaden your scope with open innovation. Related content: 5 success stories in open innovation.

Inspiration from the social innovation frontlines against COVID-19

Exago

These social enterprises in Bangladesh, supported by the TRANSFORM initiative using the Exago solution, are combining local knowledge and experience working together with others to create much-needed solutions to the current COVID-19 crisis.

A Profile of Open Innovation Managers in Multinational Companies

InnovationManagement

Open innovation is widely used in large companies and we know increasingly more about how to manage this process. In contrast, we know virtually nothing about the managers and practitioners who are driving open innovation in large companies. Who are the managers operating in open innovation teams or units? How long do they stay in an open innovation job, and what is their tenure in the company?

Picking the Right Stakeholders for Open Innovation

InnovationManagement

What external stakeholder groups can you tap into to build value for your innovation initiatives? If so, what is your plan for reaching out to organizations within these pools so that you can further expand your innovation ecosystem? Strategies communication ecosystem enterprise innovation innovation strategy MNC open innovation SME stakeholder management Stakeholders strategic partnership

DigitalBasel Launches Open Innovation Challenge on Qmarkets Platform

Qmarkets

DigitalBasel and Qmarkets have combined forces to demonstrate the power of crowdsourcing and collaborative innovation. Registration to participate in the challenge is open to anyone via the DigitalBasel website.

Qmarkets and HeroX Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Open Innovation Solution

Qmarkets

Tel-Aviv, Israel — June 10, 2021 – Qmarkets, the award-winning supplier of innovation management software , has today announced its partnership with HeroX , the world’s leading platform for crowdsourced idea competitions.

Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: Find out what the differences are

mjvinnovation

What are open innovation hubs? Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: who is who in the world of digital transformation. It is in this context that terminologies such as Startup, Corporate Venture and Open Innovation Hubs arise. Open Innovation

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). Since I'm trying to write a short encyclopedia article on open innovation — and want to make it different from my 2011 article — it seemed a good time to review what’s been written recently.

Crowdsourcing at Work: Open Innovation with Unilever’s Foundry IDEAS™

Planview Spigit

One of those brands is Unilever , one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products that launched its crowdsourced innovation program , Unilever Foundry, last year, to make sustainable living commonplace by collaborating with innovators. Unilever Foundry is becoming a proven model for generating innovation and harnessing people’s ideas,” says Karen Hamilton, Unilever’s VP of Sustainable Business. The world has a lot of problems.

Technology Scouting Software for Open Innovation

eZassi

Consumer demands have never been higher, and large organization who don’t innovate will eventually die (think of Blockbuster or Xerox). Large organizations like these can no longer exclusively rely on the internal R&D team or employee base to produce the product innovation and insights that will keep them in the game. Enterprises are increasingly turning to open innovation for their product development strategy. Open Innovation Technology

Change Management and Open Innovation: Know the Pillars of Digital Transformation

mjvinnovation

In this article, you’ll see how this as well as open innovation are at the base of Digital Transformation. Open Innovation and Change Management: the challenge of change in organizational culture. Open Innovation is inherently a proactive and optimistic strategy.

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. Read these three in-depth industry reports to find out the new rules of the collaborative economy, why the United States is leading the way in turning customer feedback into innovative products, and what challenges are soon to crop up in crowdsourcing. Companies Leverage Open Innovation Better than China. that are taking innovation initiatives to heart.

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. Open innovation (OI) uses a mix of approaches, thereby affording higher responsiveness and flexibility while trying to grow beyond its core business. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems. Why does open innovation work?

DigitalBasel Launches Open Innovation Challenge on Qmarkets Platform

Qmarkets

DigitalBasel and Qmarkets have combined forces to demonstrate the power of crowdsourcing and collaborative innovation. The system will be kept open until May 2021, when the winning ideas will be announced and selected for pitching to a panel of experts.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. CIMdata recently published this report, eZassi participated in the report findings, providing insight, commentary, discovery and suggestions to aide in guiding enterprise organizations with connecting the dots of enterprise innovation management (EIM).

Taking an Open Innovation Approach to Big Data in Europe

IdeaConnection

Big data has a huge role to play in innovation. To make it easier for European startups and SMEs to take advantage of big data’s potential, a new European-funded open innovation project, led by Southampton University has been launched. This innovation accelerator will provide up to 50 companies with business support that includes mentoring, thousands of dollars’ worth of equity free funding and access to data from established businesses and the public sector.

Winners of Nokia’s 2016 Open Innovation Challenge Announced

IdeaConnection

A big round of applause is due to the winners of Nokia’s 2016 Open Innovation Challenge, a global search for the next big ideas in the Internet of Things (IoT). Among the winning concepts was a firewall for the connected home and a home medical innovation that can help with the early detection of breast cancer. ” During this year’s iteration of the open innovation contest more than 400 companies submitted their ideas. Open Innovation Winners.

Wazoku acquires US open innovation leader InnoCentive and raises additional £1.25M to support global growth

Wazoku

Idea management scaleup creates unique proposition for crowdsourcing, idea management and open innovation on one platform London, United Kingdom. Wazoku now provides the world’s biggest innovation community and broadest innovation offering.

Open Innovation Success Stories in the Car Industry

IdeaConnection

Open innovation success stories abound in multiple industries as enterprises the world over seek the wisdom of the crowd to help them develop new products and services, get over innovation roadblocks, see where their industries are heading and to steal a march on their competitors. In this post, we highlight a few success stories where open innovation has helped to give the automotive industry a boost. Open Innovation open innovation success stories

Qmarkets and HeroX Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Open Innovation Solution

Qmarkets

Qmarkets adds capability to plug into the HeroX Global Innovator Crowd Tel-Aviv, Israel — June 10, 2021 – Qmarkets, the award-winning supplier of innovation management software , has today announced its partnership with HeroX , the world’s leading platform for crowdsourced idea competitions.

MedTech Industry Open Innovation Challenges, Interview With eZassi CEO

eZassi

Plastics Today interview with eZassi’s CEO, Peter von Dyck, discusses how the Medical Device Industry (MedTech Industry) is opening up to embracing open innovation. The medtech industry open innovation challenges have been on the forefront of the industry for a long time. This interview highlights the known challenges and what is happening with medtech open innovation. Open innovation in a secure environment is not so scary.

Open Innovation Interview with Brant Cooper and Marco De Polo

Moves the Needle

Part of what we do at Moves the Needle is to work with large enterprise organizations on corporate innovation strategy and providing education on how to shift away from a traditional management mindset to think and act in a new way. In this compelling interview, our CEO Brant Cooper spends some time speaking with special guest Marco De Polo, Head Global Strategic Insights & Open Innovation at Roche Diabetes Care, a company that is already working to employ this new mindset.

Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Fernandina Beach, Florida: Disruptive and transformational solutions are at the forefront of innovation. eZassi, a leader in open innovation software, crowdsourcing and idea analytics, announces the launch of a new open innovation challenge, “Delivery Technologies.”. All interested innovators can safely and securely participate online in the Delivery Technologies Challenge by visiting www.ezassi.com/innovation-challenges.

Driving your business forward with open innovation

hackerearth

HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on Innovation Management to help you learn from thought leaders and domain experts from all over the world. And companies are constantly looking for efficient models to propel innovation. Open innovation is one such model that allows companies to harness external ideas while leveraging their in-house R&D outside their regular scope of work. In short, open innovation is a better way to innovate.

Simulating the World’s Power Grid with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

An open innovation project from Germany is helping energy researchers with numerous endeavors and enterprises. For more information about the open innovation project, click here and watch the short explainer video below. Open Innovation OpenGridMapOpenGridMap is crowdsourcing data related to the world’s power grid and making it freely available to others.

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Open Innovation and IP Contamination: Are you at risk?

Yet2

Open Innovation (OI) refers to the practice of accelerating innovation by leveraging ideas and technologies from outside sources. Since the introduction of the term in 2003, OI has become a way of being for companies looking to keep an edge on the competition, from large corporations to small and medium size enterprises. But how open is too open? Insight confidential contamination Innovation IP NDA OI

Rules of enterprise innovation

hackerearth

We know from our history that while promotions may win quarters, innovation wins decades.”. But for an innovation program to be efficient and successful, there are certain guidelines or best practices an organization needs to abide by. Include every employee in the process of innovation. For sustained innovation, all these activities have to run like clockwork. Tip: Having an innovation/idea management software can be of great help especially for large enterprises.

Climate Control v. Global Warming: Time to Innovate

eZassi

The US Environmental Protection Agency took a step to force new innovation in this area by recently announcing a rule that would phase out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the potent greenhouse gases that are widely used as refrigerants. [3].

What Does a Healthy Innovation Portfolio Look Like?

eZassi

The concept of an innovation portfolio is still new to some organizations; however, it’s been a topic of conversation among innovation professionals for years. In 2014 Harvard Business Review (HBR) published the article, Managing Your Innovation Portfolio.

Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software

Exago

In partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development, the multinational Unilever has pledged £40 million to support social enterprises through the joint initiative TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation management software. The post Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software appeared first on Exago.

Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing? Take This Quiz

Planview Spigit

When it comes to gathering innovative ideas, one of the biggest mistakes companies make is to confuse strategic crowdsourcing with something like a virtual suggestion box. Innovation company crowdsourcing crowdsourced innovation crowdsourcing crowdsourcing innovation crowdsourcing software enterprise crowdsourcing enterprise innovation innovation management Mindjet open innovation Spigit spigit crowdsourcing spigit innovation software spigit software

Can an Open Innovation Challenge Methodology Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Qmarkets

It’s time to realize the power an open innovation challenge methodology - specifically one that involves crowdsourcing - can have when it comes to affecting real change. Appropriate open idea management platforms can be employed to generate ideas, develop them through collaboration, and then evaluate the best proposals through crowd voting to identify the ones with the highest public support. Can open innovation challenge methods solve the world’s most pressing problems?

Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

Innovation Excellence

UNDP remains one of the few UN agencies that supports governments in setting up Public Sector Innovation Labs to experiment with new approaches to policy-making and that advises government partners on designing Open Innovation Prize Challenges.

9 Surefire Ways to Kill Innovation (That You Aren’t Thinking About)

Planview Spigit

But bad business habits can throw a major wrench in innovation before it even has a chance to get off the ground. Here are 10 things you might be doing without thinking that are killing your innovation efforts right now. You want people to contribute great ideas to your innovation program, and that’s exciting. Herd mentality is very real, and presents a major threat to innovation. Sometimes bad habits don’t seem all that dangerous — at least in the short-term.

Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme

Wazoku

Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme Latest international expansion for idea management firm targets the rapidly growing innovation market in Latin America London, United Kingdom.

Innovating in a Hierarchical Environment

InnovationManagement

Announcing the IdeaScale Nation podcast, where you'll be able to hear stories from innovators in government, the enterprise and beyond. The post Innovating in a Hierarchical Environment appeared first on Innovation Management. News Open Innovation Best Practices invention podcast

How Can Corporate Innovation Teams Strengthen Relationships with Core Business Units

Rocketspace

It’s unreasonable to ask well-established enterprises to move at the same pace of startups. As entrepreneurship professor and innovation leader Steve Blank writes for HBR: “You can’t just tell a company ‘be more like a startup’.” Open Innovation Team management Corporate-Startup Partnerships Business Development Culture Innovation Models