Open innovation resurgence during COVID. Why?

Jeffrey Phillips

There's been a resurgence lately in the concept of open innovation. I'm not quite sure why open innovation as a concept has received more press and more attention lately. It's not as though we have new open innovation methods or mechanisms, or that open innovation has demonstrated more effective outcomes. Rather, I think, open innovation becomes interesting when we are distributed and looking for new ways of working.

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Often times, the most successful and innovative companies stem from the humblest of origins. The Innovation Hotline – From ‘Green Telephone’ to IDnet. Colruyt’s transport fleet during the 1970s – the company’s ‘Green Telephone’ innovation era.

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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). Enterprises are increasingly turning to open innovation for their product development strategy. Open Innovation Technology

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.

Effective communication is the essence of open innovation

Wellspring

We've practiced agriculture for some 12,000 years, and in that time have continued finding innovative ways to feed a growing population. Dow AgroSciences is very open about the complexity of their R&D pipeline. Industrial agriculture is a highly complex operation.

The Future of Open Innovation | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

There is a cultural shift in which innovation is no longer a linear process but part of an interconnected ecosystem where people, organizations, and sectors can foster inspiration, idea-generation, co-creation, and validation of ongoing iterations

The Future of Open Innovation | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

There is a cultural shift in which innovation is no longer a linear process but part of an interconnected ecosystem where people, organizations, and sectors can foster inspiration, idea-generation, co-creation, and validation of ongoing iterations

Public Innovation Training, NW Indiana

Gregg Fraley

Public Training Offering — Getting Innovation Started. Gregg Fraley Innovation (GFi) and The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Collaborate on Public Training Seminar. The goal of the event is to introduce innovation concepts to organizations looking to improve.

How You Ask for Innovation Matters

Gregg Fraley

Six Considerations for Inclusive Innovation. The Wall Street Journal published an article this week, Why Innovation is a Team Sport. . It reveals a broad based study on innovation done by the research firm Great Place to Work. Be prepared to process a lot of ideas.

Training is an Innovation Accelerant II

Gregg Fraley

Do You Wish To Accelerate Innovation? When I step into a room to facilitate an innovation, strategy, or idea generation session I always find a great deal of energy. Energy, motivation, and inspiration are important factors in getting innovation rolling.

 Interview with Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix [Book Review]

Innovation Excellence

Manuel Kaiser interview Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph about his new book, and how innovative firms generate new ideas and develop successful business models.

Digital Technology MoshPit

Gregg Fraley

New Service Offering for Digital Technology Innovation. Discover Ideas for Long Term and Tactical Innovation Projects. Chicago, IL, August 1, 2018 — The MoshPit Innovation Service is an innovation project discovery service marketed by GFi (Gregg Fraley Innovation).

Seven Essentials of an Effective Innovation Project Manager

Gregg Fraley

Outsourcing innovation project management might be the most strategic money you spend this year. It’s not a new idea but it’s one more companies should consider. So what’s stopping you from kicking off an innovation initiative?

The Billion Dollar Breakthrough You Missed

Gregg Fraley

Why and How are Billions in Potential Innovation Left On The Table? Innovation is Fresh Combinations . Fresh combinations of technologies, processes, materials, people, trends, concepts, and other factors are what creates innovation. Are you an Innovation Director?

Innovation 2015 or Five Lame Excuses?

Gregg Fraley

Innovation ca feel a lot like that — your competition is a big tough impossible-to-beat player like Superman. I’m going to be like a broken record in this blog post ( I wrote a similar one a year ago ): If you don’t have an Innovation Plan, you aren’t doing innovation.

Projects Are How Innovation Happens

Gregg Fraley

Innovation is complex and difficult — but one thing about it is not. What’s quite simple about innovation is that projects are what make innovation real. are Not Innovation. Thinking about things is not innovation. Idea Campaigns are not innovation.

Disaster: CEO’s Ignoring Digital Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Does Any CEO Have the Luxury to Ignore Digital Transformation and Innovation? Innovation + Business + Technology = Digital Leadership. There is amazing opportunity for digital innovation and organizations that adapt have the potential for huge growth and success.

Shell Gamechanger – A Supertanker of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Its mission was to deliver innovative options that have the potential to drastically impact the energy future. They encourage ideas from within and without Shell. The criteria they use in evaluating ideas are as follows. Novelty – is the idea fundamentally different?

The Challenges being Faced by Innovation Consultants

Paul Hobcraft

From my perspective I’ve been looking at a real challenge today, that many consultants offering innovation services are not providing real sustaining consulting value to clients, only ad-hoc services. Innovation solutions simply need to be crafted in my opinion.

The Innovation Imperative

Gregg Fraley

The Innovation Imperative… growing innovation culture and capacity. If you want an organization to survive, you must innovate. But innovation is more than survival, it’s the heart beat of an organization. Pitching ideas, prototyping, and resourcing innovation.

Is your company just performing “Innovation Theatre”?

Idea to Value

Most companies say that they are investing in innovation. They will showcase large initiatives for gaining ideas and suggestions from across the organisation. And they will proudly announce to their shareholders: Look at all the innovation we are doing!

Podcast #004 – Fostering a culture of innovation in your organisation

Idea to Value

In today’s episdoe, we talk about the last of the 3 Dimensions of Innovation: Organisational Support. What does it really take for innovation to flourish at an organisation? The capabilities to support a culture of innovation we discuss are: Vision & Strategy. Ten Types of Innovation. Developing a culture of innovation: Reward vs Risk aversion. Company-wide Idea Generation. Open Innovation. Innovation as a value.

What is innovation? 15 experts share their innovation definition

Idea to Value

I spoke to 15 of the world’s leading innovation experts to get their definition of “innovation” The variety in their responses may surprise you. The ultimate definition of innovation. Innovation is truly a confusing buzzword which many people love to hate.

Creating Great Ideas: Combining Open Innovators and Extroverted Peers on a Team

Michael Roberto

Sharique Hasan and Rembrand Koning have conducted research on idea generation in teams, using a unique field experiment design. These scholars conducted their field experiment within the opening week of an entrepreneurship academy in India during the summer of 2014. However, they explore how creativity may be enhanced when we combine these open innovators with extroverted peers. creativity innovation teams

Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Paul Hobcraft

Recently, well actually, over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might need to know or at least have an opinion upon. Valuing an integrated framework- introducing the Executive Innovation Work Mat.

To accelerate innovation, focus on culture

Jeffrey Phillips

There's an old joke about perspective and laziness I love and have used before on this blog, because it illustrates many of the challenges (and opportunities) of corporate innovation. This analogy aligns so well to what corporate America does when it comes to a focus on innovation - intent discovery on things that don't matter, while purposefully ignoring the factors that must change to make innovation successful.

Creating Innovation Connections as the Customer Advocate

IdeaScale

As the customer advocate, you work closely with employees to keep customers at the forefront of innovation. You want your employees to innovate with the customer in mind. Bring the “voice of the customer” into the decision making and idea generation.

Gregg Fraley - Untitled Article

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Training. “Innovation Intensive, beyond Design Thinking” Public Course* With Master Trainer Gregg Fraley. Comprehensive Immersion Course for: Innovation Project Managers, Teams, Executives, Facilitators. Why innovation? Managing innovation projects.

Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Perhaps I have fallen into the very trap I have campaigned about in the past, in recognizing and resolving the disappointing results we achieve from all the work we put into the front end of innovation. The “warm and fuzzy” front end of innovation can make us all a little grumpy.

Idea Competitions and Why Your Business Needs One

Ideanote

They all swear by in-house innovation programs which give every employee a chance to pitch their ideas. So, if you want to join the innovative crowd and get some fresh input for your new product, internal idea competition is your answer. Corporate Innovation

Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai

Qmarkets

Leading automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor America launched its BIG (Better Idea Generator) campaign – driven by Qmarkets innovation management software. These ideas are then published to the entire organization, which then votes and selects the most promising ones.

Why is collaboration vital for innovation?

hackerearth

A couple of years ago, there was an article in Forbes which said, “innovation is often produced over time with a lot of collective sweat equity by many people.” It is hard to put it any better—but there is rarely innovation that hasn’t its origins in collaboration. Diverse ideas.

Why you should work with an innovation consultant

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm an innovation consultant. I've been working in the innovation space for over 12 years. I have a somewhat (cough) vested interest in writing a blog post about why you should work with an innovation consultant. The real purpose of this blog is to answer the question: why should I work with an innovation consultant? Trying to innovate with the existing tools and processes will only result in incremental change at best and a really frustrating experience.

Scaling-Up: Crossing the Internal Chasm in Corporate Innovation

Integrative Innovation

This article was co-written with Frank Mattes from Dual Innovation and innovation-3. The race is on for companies to find big, explorative or even “disruptive” innovation ideas. There is a huge noise around what companies should do to find the big ideas.

Navigating Innovation Options

Strategos

Innovation is a core business process. Most executives today would say that innovation is a core activity of their company. Resources are allocated, goals defined, responsibility delegated and periodical idea generation sessions organized. Innovation Agenda.

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Poor innovation planning.

The Importance of Casting a Wide Net While Innovating

Qmarkets

Bornhofen is a practitioner-scholar who has a passion for helping organizations adopt change, act on new ideas, and grow through innovation. Open Innovation” is a term that is loosely used in business speak.

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. Embrace Open Innovation.

Smart Cities and Digital Innovation: a guide to the future.

The BMI Lab Blog

In his latest book “Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities”, Oliver Gassmann, together with Jonas Böhm and Maximilian Palmié, delivers a comprehensive framework to navigate Smart Cities in all its complexity.

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Can you teach people to innovate?

Jeffrey Phillips

One of my recent pet peeves is the proliferation of education options for innovation. One of my alma maters offers a "certificate" for innovation management. One of them is a psychology major, which I guess makes sense because innovation is often the product of new or unusual insights or perspectives. The combination of these factors enables innovation to occur. Such is the nature of innovation activity today. Innovators are workers who get their hands dirty.

Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Innovation Management

Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai

Qmarkets

Leading automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor America launched its BIG (Better Idea Generator) campaign – driven by Qmarkets innovation management software. Hyundai has long been on the cutting edge of automotive innovation.

Have your customers develop your next product?

ideas4allinnovation

These are two classic questions that the MIT Sloan Management Review seeks to answer in its 12 main insights (number 5) on innovation. And along with this information, their ideas. And a new way of conceiving innovation that requires changes in companies.

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