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

Ideation in Times of Crisis

InnovationManagement

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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.

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.

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. Perhaps we can even say that human-centricity is needed more than ever in today’s Age of Innovation. As we are now in the new year of 2018, the power of innovation through Collective Creativity is not dying down. Nurture an innovation community.

Open Innovation Platform for Singapore

IdeaConnection

Singapore is looking to ramp up its innovation efforts and therefore will soon be launching the Open Innovation Platform, a virtual crowdsourcing platform that aims to foster innovative ideas and narrow the gap between research and commercialization. Open Innovation Goals. Catalyzing innovation by developing a community of problem owners (such as trade associations, SMEs and Singapore-based companies) and solvers. Innovative Solutions Wanted.

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? Continue reading → Customers Innovation Uncategorized collaboration Chesbrough co-creation Crowd Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation Hackathon ideation Open Innovation Participative innovation

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 campaign challenge includes four main stages: ideation, team building, proposals, and pitches.

World Open Innovation Conference 2015: Final Program

Open Innovation

Thu 10:30 AM (Salon D): Modes of Open Innovation; Moderator: Marcel Bogers Mehdi Bagherzadeh and Sabine Brunswicker Mix and Match: Preferred ‘Mix of Open Innovation Modes’ for Solving Innovation Problems Roberto Camerani, Stefano Denicolai, Monica Masucci and Giovanni Valentini The Interplay of Inbound and Outbound Open Innovation and its Impact on Firm Performance Saumya Amarasinghe, Kenneth Husted and Frank Siedlok How Revealing is Revealing?

10 Commandments of Corporate (Open) Innovation

CREATORS

Yet, they are failing at corporate innovation. We believe that it doesn’t take a lot to do innovation better. Here a few rules companies can adopt instantly to get better at open innovation in no time! Corporate Innovation Rules 1. Create corporate innovation based on best practices, not by copy-pasting competitors’ activities. struggling with innovation the same way as them!?—?to to employ a generic innovation mechanism.

IdeaLab: A New Kind of Open Innovation Platform

Collective Innovation

Open innovation means allowing everyone a voice at the table. Each individual has a unique perspective to add and can identify opportunities and problems that you otherwise may not see with the traditional closed innovation model. At Collective Innovation our focus has always been on increasing engagement, since your personal and organizational success is based on the buy-in and active participation of your community.

Sourcing Novel Timber Building Concepts with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

To source innovative timber building designs Metsa Wood (part of the paper group Metsäliitto) invited architects, engineers and innovators to take part in the world’s first Open Source Wood Hackathon, which took place recently in Nantes, France. “This is the first Open Source Wood Hackathon, but also a pioneering event in the wood construction industry, “said Mikko Saavalainen, SVP Business Development at Metsa Wood.

Why People Buy Innovation Management Software

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale analyzes our system and customer data and releases a report on crowdsourced innovation trends and benchmarks. The post Why People Buy Innovation Management Software appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth. They found that four factors were particularly important for success with innovation and growth. Frequency – the more brainstorm and ideation events the better.

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.

Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Global Ideation Campaign to Identify Advanced Delivery Technologies. 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.”. Innovators sometimes feel too scared to share and they don’t want to be at risk with their ideas.

The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation

InnovationManagement

IdeaScale has recently acquired Betterific, a crowdsourcing platform that engages a community of 18,000+ creative problem solvers, design thinkers, and ideators to help you come up with your next big idea. Learn more about how you can tap into this innovative community.

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? External Innovation

An Innovation Market Can Find Your Next Winner

Destination Innovation

But if you do not have such an app or you just want something more immediate and engaging then try setting up an innovation market. What sorts of innovations does the organisation need? The post An Innovation Market Can Find Your Next Winner appeared first on Destination Innovation.

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea

Taivara

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea. In the broadest sense, we’re talking about open innovation. It’s a concept outlined in The Innovator’s Method and maps the customer journey/jobs to be done, identifies pain points, performs root cause analysis ( 5 Whys ) and outline assumptions underlying key problems. Kevin drives product innovation for Taivara, testing promising business markets and forging robust client relationships to boost top-line revenue.

New Open Innovation Drive to Enhance Lives in India

IdeaConnection

Software giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched an open innovation center in Nashik in India to solve community problems. The project is called Digital Impact Square (DIS) and its challenges are open to students, individual entrepreneurs and early-stage startups. Open Innovation Challenges. In the Spot Phase , DIS will select up to 20 solutions and/or up to 100 ideators. For more information on this open innovation project, click here.

Ideation Collaboration Software – Did you know your innovation software is an amazing collaboration system?

eZassi

Ideation Collaboration Software: Killing three or more birds with one software. We often find that our prospects and clients are amazed that our innovation software platform replaces or can replace what they need in an ideation collaboration software, killing three or more birds with one software. Here’s how… Ideation Collaboration Software: Unlimited collaboration projects. Ideation Collaboration Software: A collaboration platform that leads to innovation.

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team has launched Qmarkets’ award-winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units.

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team have launched Qmarkets’ award winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units.

Five Takeaways from Our Innovation Conversation with Clorox

InnovationManagement

IdeaScale hosts a monthly podcast with innovation leaders, intrapreneurs, and other game changers out there. This past month our interviewee was Dr. Navin Kunde who currently leads the Open Innovation group at The Clorox Company, a US-based consumer goods company in the Fortune 500. The post Five Takeaways from Our Innovation Conversation with Clorox appeared first on Innovation Management.

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! Collaborative Innovation bottom-up campaign team collaborative innovation communication crowdvoting executive sponsor idea management ideation ideation contests innovation champions open innovation question suggestion box synergy top-down workshop

Tune-In To Taster Tools On Thursday

Gregg Fraley

The 30 minute weekly webinar features demonstrations of various facilitation tools for: strategy, challenge clarification, idea generation (aka brainstorming), problem framing, idea selection, innovation projects, and idea development, etc.

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Fresh Air From Students' Open Eyes at ExxonMobil

Imaginatik

I had the pleasure of organizing a special future oriented ideation session for ExxonMobil with students of the Foresight program of the University of Houston College of Technology. If you are looking for assistance in organizing or running an innovation event , we would love to talk to you, we could be just the right partner for you. Collaborative Innovation comfort zone Imaginatik Events Innovation Open Innovation

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

The death of the 20th Century corporation

Matthew Griffin

These Platforms created communities and the communities became customers and soon these customers were not only buying the Millennials products and services they were helping ideate, hack, design and build the next and so the cycle continued propelling staggering revenue growth that allowed them to disrupt entire industries and usurp the incumbents in years rather than decades.

How to Work Like a Startup

IdeaScale

Startups are some of the most successful and innovative businesses out there right now. Their very nature makes them primed for innovation programs and effective development of new ideas. RocketSpace, a tech campus located in the Bay Area, has an open innovation consultancy which is specifically aimed at helping brands understand how startups work, how to work with them, and how to work like them.

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What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

Do You Know Your Company’s Implementation Rate?

InnovationManagement

With the rise of the innovation department, numerous organizations are focusing their attention on their company’s ideation rate. A good ideation rate generally predicts other positive company health indicators: profitability, higher employee retention rates, reported customer success, but there’s another innovation health indicator that we think organizations should pay attention to: their implementation rate. appeared first on Innovation Management.

Innovation Goes Beyond Bright Ideas

IdeaScale

When organizations talk about innovation, they are referring to generating bright ideas. But innovation is not the Idea; it’s more than that. Innovation goes beyond bright ideas by combining processes with creative minds to breathe life into something that makes life easier, days brighter, and helps organizations get closer to their goals. Ideation is a necessary step in the innovation process , but it’s only one step. Here’s one process: Ideate.

Inside One Multinational Bank’s Strategy for Fintech Expansion

Rocketspace

Corporate innovators within financial services companies experience some of the biggest compliance and legal hurdles than any other business sector. One challenge that corporate innovators face is how to jump over a major organizational hurdle—the barrier between ideation and innovation. Companies often isolate risks of innovation and experimentation by creating “sandboxes” or innovation labs.

The rise and rise of Entrepreneurs

Matthew Griffin

Business Models Closed Innovation Competition Crowd Sourcing Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship Ideation Innovation Measuring Innovation Open Innovation Product Developments Start Ups Venture Capital Angel Investment banking business strategy cdo ceo cfo cio closed innovation CTO disruption disruptive innovation entrepreneurship fintech First Mover Advantage Innovation Factory Innovation Radar innovation strategy open innovation strategy

Principles of open innovation

hackerearth

There are all examples of open innovation (OI) at its best. Popularized by Henry Chesbrough,“Open Innovation” term refers to the broad concepts of leveraging external sources of technology and innovation to drive internal growth. As opposed to traditional closed models where companies use primarily internal resources to drive innovation, in the newer open models, knowledge crosses an organization’s boundary for commercialization in new or existing markets.

Starting with a Great Strategy

IdeaScale

More and more these days, great organizations are employing innovation programs. While deciding to incorporate an innovation program may be an easy decision, deciding the structure and strategy surrounding that program can be more difficult. They have found that starting with a great innovation strategy can make all the difference. Don’t miss our webinar with RocketSpace, From Ideation to Incubation, on Wednesday, June 3.

Develop Your Annual Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

As you work through your annual planning, it’s important to consider your annual innovation strategy as well. This type of planning makes innovation projects far more effective and helps ensure ongoing support from leadership. Preparing Your Annual Innovation Strategy. The first thing to do when preparing an annual innovation strategy is to carefully review what you did in the past year. Systematizing Your Innovation Strategy.

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. From the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup (chocolate plus peanut butter) to the iPod (MP3 player combined with a buying system, iTunes) nearly any innovation combines existing things or concepts. Are you an Innovation Director?

Cultivating Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

Outlining the benefits of adopting a business eco-system accelerates the innovation process, reduces the risks inherent in innovation, and engages the entire organization as “co-ideators” and broader ecosystem in the innovation effort. Continue reading → Creativity Culture & Values Innovation culture education innovation agility Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Leadership Open Innovation

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How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation

IdeaScale

In my double role as an innovation architect at IdeaScale and a consultant for innovation management, I rely on a variety of methods to set my clients up for success. Combining methods is one of the ways I make sure they make the most out of their innovation efforts. In this post, I’d like to talk about how design thinking complements crowdsourced innovation. Design Thinking methods can be used at any point in a process of open innovation.