Effective Co-Creation - A Guide to Open Innovation Programs

HYPE Innovation

Open Innovation is a challenging task for any company. Yet it yields great opportunities, and in this new world of digital transformation and rapid change in traditional markets, it's an approach CINOs have to consider. Innovation ProgramsBut how do you get started, and what do you have to consider to make it a sustainable part of your transformation strategy?

What You Need to Know About Open Innovation Programs

Rocketspace

Due to trends like digital transformation, corporate innovators in every industry started to look at and partner with much earlier stage startups. But, these early-stage startups often need to go through many pivots before they can find product/market fit. Working With Startups Corporate-Startup Partnerships Business Development Corporate Innovation Innovation innovation consultants

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Open Innovation at Bouygues – Innovating Across Business Units

Innovation Excellence

Vincent Maret is corporate director Open Innovation at Bouygues Corp. His goal is to drive competitiveness through innovation, leveraging agile methods, fostering open innovation programs, and supporting Bouygues business units in their transformation. Vincent has an extensive experience in marketing, strategy, innovation, project management, telecom and information technologies; as Marketing Manager; deputy R&D director with.

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.

Open Innovation: Your Guide to Harnessing and Managing the Best Ideas

IdeaScale

Open innovation allows everyone to compete equally, whether their development budget is large or small. What is Open Innovation. Open innovation is a paradigm shift that assumes organizations can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas to determine as path to market and advance technology. Why Open Innovation is an Equalizer. How to Use Open Innovation in Your Organization.

5 Practical Ways For Creating a Successful Innovation Program

Acuvate

Innovation practice has made some amazing progress over the last few years. Large enterprises are trying various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships. To resist ever-growing challenges, organisations are increasing their investments in innovation and deploying a variety of strategies. You’ve heard it a thousand times now: organisations need to invariably innovate to sustain. Open Innovation.

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. This paradigm] assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as they look to advance their technology.” ( Henry Chesbrough, 2006 ). Why does open innovation work? Innovation Management

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview

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.

Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program

Qmarkets

Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East. With a strong background in R&D, Eric now uses his expertise to help leading organizations deliver innovations across a range of industries and use cases.

Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program

Qmarkets

Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East. With a strong background in R&D, Eric now uses his expertise to help leading organizations deliver innovations across a range of industries and use cases.

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. Facing constant turmoil in the world markets (essentially being in the state of a perpetuate crisis), leading world companies learned how to rapidly adjust to ever changing business conditions by tapping on the collective wisdom of their employees. Using prediction markets to forecast future crises.

Corporate Innovation: 5 Trends Not to Ignore in 2016

Rocketspace

Whether it was fear or greed, an increasing number of big brands woke up and introduced internal innovation programs in 2015. And, for good reasons: fear that a new startup could launch a disruptive new technology and steal market share, pressure to create new revenue streams — or both. Last year, our Corporate Innovation Services team witnessed a huge influx of interest from the world’s leading corporations to find new ways to innovate.

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Corporate Innovation: 5 Trends Not to Ignore in 2016

Rocketspace

Whether it was fear or greed, an increasing number of big brands woke up and introduced internal innovation programs in 2015. And, for good reasons: fear that a new startup could launch a disruptive new technology and steal market share, pressure to create new revenue streams — or both. Last year, our Corporate Innovation Services team witnessed a huge influx of interest from the world’s leading corporations to find new ways to innovate.

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The Case for Internal Innovation

CREATORS

Why do you need internal innovation if you can buy or partner with external (startup) technologies? Let’s take this common scenario: innovation manager seeks support from a business unit manager in implementing a pilot relevant for this BU’s work. Internal innovation activities?—?if

The Case for Internal Innovation

CREATORS

Why do you need internal innovation if you can buy or partner with external (startup) technologies? Let’s take this common scenario: innovation manager seeks support from a business unit manager in implementing a pilot relevant for this BU’s work. Why Do We Need Internal Innovation?

What does a company open to innovation look like?

ideas4allinnovation

All companies say they are open to innovation but, in practice, many of them do not have a defined innovation strategy, nor do they explore all their potential. They conceive innovation not only as a buzz word. How mature is your organization’s innovation?

Intrapreneurship Chicago 2016

Gregg Fraley

Chicago area innovators and intrapreneurs, take note. 90% of the conference attendees will be real, honest-to-goodness innovators at large organizations. The content is geared towards those folks with the challenging task of making innovation happen inside — have a look at these speakers — and I’m one of them: Gifford Pinchot III, Author of Intrapreneuring. Craig Wirkus , Innovation Program Manager, Cisco.

Case Study: Xaxis Teaches Us About Accelerating Careers and Solutions

IdeaScale

Overview: Xaxis, the world’s largest programmatic media company, realized that despite the company’s global reach, it didn’t have a global innovation program. This has led to rapid growth; by 2017, it had over 3,000 clients in 47 different markets.

Measuring Innovation

eZassi

Innovation is the key to the success, and some argue the survival, of an organization in today’s dynamic disruptive markets. While company leaders agree that innovation is critical to their ongoing relevance, there is an ongoing challenge of how to measure the value and effectiveness of an innovation program. Why it’s Difficult to Measure Innovation. Instead, you must establish your own metrics for successful innovation. Innovation Open Innovatio

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics

eZassi

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics. The Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit is a spectrum of new technologies and processes. Food Innovation: Recipes for Change. New technologies, emerging approaches for engagement, what today’s leading-edge eaters are predicting for new markets and how social media influencers, shipping bots, and new tastemakers will shape food choices and further define the future of food experience.

Encourage Innovation Through Competition

eZassi

Whether the focus is on product development, service delivery, customer satisfaction, or market share capture, competition drives a company to improve its performance. Taking this to the next level, effective competitive systems encourage outstanding innovation, by allowing the best and brightest to tackle an organization’s biggest challenges. The teams present their projects to a panel of judges who select the best innovations for implementation. Innovation Open Innovation

Creating A Culture of Innovation Using Innovation Software

eZassi

As companies increasingly recognize the importance of innovation and disruptive solutions to remain competitive, the big question remains: where does innovation come from and how a culture of innovation be cultivated? Contrary to popular belief, existing employees account for the vast majority of innovative ideas and the right software can help unlock innovation while also shifting the entire company culture. Creating a Culture of Innovation.

FEI Boston Speaking Topics For The Annual Conference

eZassi

The FEI Boston Conference 2018 is designed to help you stop talking about innovation and to leave with a blueprint to immediately begin to take action and build your own culture of innovation. Chasing Innovation. In 2001 Mike found himself on a stage receiving a finalist certificate for a prestigious innovation award. Hear the story of the curious twists and turns that led to that innovation. Why do so many innovation programs fail?

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 to create value and sustain/increase the market share by making changes to product portfolio, business models and company structure”. One of our programs?—?Innovation

International Hackathon for Banking Innovation

IdeaConnection

The huge open innovation event, called Rise Hackathon: Episode II – The Bank Awakens saw 547 teams and 1,045 participants compete over 36 hours in Mumbai, India, and Manchester, UK. Their mission was to explore the best and most innovative emerging ideas and disruptive technologies to help shape the future of banking. The hackathon marked the first time Barclays released its APIs (application programming interfaces) to external developers.

FEI Boston Speaking Agenda For The Annual Conference

eZassi

The FEI Boston Conference 2018 is designed to help you stop talking about innovation and to leave with a blueprint to immediately begin to take action and build your own culture of innovation. Chasing Innovation. In 2001 Mike found himself on a stage receiving a finalist certificate for a prestigious innovation award. Hear the story of the curious twists and turns that led to that innovation. Why do so many innovation programs fail?

Axel Springer & External Innovation. How to turn “Spray and Pray” into “Spray and Succeed”?

CREATORS

Today’s competitive market has made it both trendy?—?and for corporations to invest in digital transformation and innovation. However, the ways in which they focus and collaborate with the innovation ecosystem can be very different. Instead of concentrating on their principal markets and relevant technologies, they cast their net wide? —? Most corporations using the “spray and pray” method have disorganized innovation strategies.

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. Inexperience in: the kind of divergent thinking necessary to innovate, in specific meeting behaviors and facilitation skills, and in innovation process, approaches and frameworks. Here are details regarding innovation courses you can attend in the near future, Denver, August 28 – 31.

Calculating the ROI of an Idea: Ideas That Saved Time

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing and open innovation initiatives are vital by bringing vast stakeholders together to share ideas on complex problems and opportunities. One of the top innovation management topics I run into is evaluating the Return on Investment (ROI) for an idea.

Why Are We Making Innovation So Complex?

Paul Hobcraft

It always amazes me how we limit growth by not investing fully in innovation. While most large companies want to become more agile and innovative, many of them fail to turn this wish into a reality. There is this consistent need or pressure to grow, yet that specific needle stays stubbornly stuck in low growth numbers, even with all this innovation talk and desire. Innovation as a dedicated activity still sits uncomfortably within many organizations. Innovation Tours.

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. Even those organizations with existing continuous improvement and innovation programs need to amplify and expand their efforts. The innovation effort alone is complex.

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

Integrative Innovation

Hence, I gave it some thought, starting by revisting an earlier reflection: Beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. From my point of view, all of the issues pinned down at that time have gained significant importance, are being intensively debated and can still be considered cutting-edge for companies to stay ahead in managing innovation. Innovation can’t be tackled through broad-brush recipes or tools.

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

Idea to Value

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development. There is a misconception that corporate innovation is simply innovation in a corporate environment when in truth it is a much more involved process. Corporate innovation nurtures unique thinking within corporate settings. Open innovation program.

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4 Great Innovations that Started as Employee Ideas

IdeaScale

This tenet underpins most of crowdsourcing and all open innovation programs. So we thought we’d take a moment this week to celebrate four innovations that started as employee ideas. And if this marketer hadn’t shared their idea in a crowdsourcing community, the product team might never have found it. Opening an Adjacent Market in the Financial Sector.

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What is Innovation in Business and How Can it Build Business Longevity?

Qmarkets

You’ve probably heard the term ‘business innovation’ being hailed as a practice to drive business success and to sustain growth during turbulent times – but what does it actually mean? We’ll also dive into how innovation helps drive business success and longevity.

Dana Shaddad

Innovation 360 Group

Founder of Imtiaz ME specializing in the areas of entrepreneurship development and innovation, Dana’s work is focused extensively on the development of the startup ecosystem in MENA and other emerging markets. Through government, NGO and private sector client and partner engagements, she has delivered everything from local, regional and global entrepreneurship programs and competitions, to bootcamps and accelerators, to mentor platforms and more in over 40 countries.

What is Innovation in Business and How Can it Build Business Longevity?

Qmarkets

You’ve probably heard the term ‘business innovation’ being hailed as a practice to drive business success and to sustain growth during turbulent times – but what does it actually mean? We’ll also dive into how innovation helps drive business success and longevity.

Dana Shadadd

Innovation 360

Founder of Imtiaz ME specializing in the areas of entrepreneurship development and innovation, Dana’s work is focused extensively on the development of the startup ecosystem in MENA and other emerging markets. Through government, NGO and private sector client and partner engagements, she has delivered everything from local, regional and global entrepreneurship programs and competitions, to bootcamps and accelerators, to mentor platforms and more in over 40 countries.

Perspectives in Latin America: How do companies innovate in Colombia?

ideas4allinnovation

Colombian companies are committed to innovation. That is today’s reality, supported by data collected in the innovation ranking drawn up by the country’s national business association Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia ( ANDI ) and the publication Revista Dinero. What is more, the results of the ranking highlight that the most innovative companies are those with the best economic performance. Colombia, innovation open to internal talent.

Before you think about idea management, think about your innovation strategy

ideas4allinnovation

When organizations look to increase their capacity for innovation, many do so by focusing on producing and managing new ideas. Innovation, managing ideas with a purpose. The idea was put away in a drawer and Sony, years later, gained the upper hand in the digital camera market.

Pharmaceutical innovation: from the lab to the world

ideas4allinnovation

The race for a vaccine or other treatments against COVID-19 has highlighted innovation as an even more important priority for the pharmaceutical industry. 80% of pharma companies would like their employees to participate in innovation, which should be part of their corporate culture.

yet2 Insights: Innovation Fatigue

Yet2

Even before the popularization of the term “Open Innovation” (OI) in 2003, companies have been striving to build the best framework for harnessing external innovation; but yet2 is seeing a second phenomenon: Innovation Fatigue. Innovation Fatigue can be defined broadly as a negative impression of OI caused by the overuse of the term, poorly-executed initiatives, internal misalignment and innovation for the sake of innovation. Innovation Fatigue.

Common Innovation Pitfalls

IdeaScale

Recently, IdeaScale’s own Jeff Wong wrote about how he knows first-time innovators will be successful. Here are a handful of common mistakes I see first-time innovators making. A successful innovation effort requires a well-thought-out, cradle-to-grave communications plan. I often see first-time innovators bit by the crowdsourcing bug, and they come to us to scratch that itch. “I There are many more that can halt an innovation program in its tracks.