Open Innovation News

IdeaConnection

It has been an exciting few days for open innovation with global companies launching big new open innovation initiatives. Open Innovation GE Appliances open innovation news

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. Why Open Innovation is an Equalizer. How to Use Open Innovation in Your Organization.

Multi-Target Look at Social Media and Open Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The starting point, I believe, is to understand that a multi-target approach is needed because most open innovation efforts lie in three different circles.

Open Innovation: Convincing the Decision Makers

eZassi

Open Innovation Shouldn’t Be a Hard Sell, But It Is. At Ezassi, we believe whole-heartedly in the importance of innovation to progress and the survival of businesses. This means that it falls on employees to make the case for innovation, which can be a thin line to walk.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this on-demand recorded session, Paul will takes through the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. Who is using Open Innovation?

Obama Receives Recognition for Open Innovation Achievements

IdeaConnection

President Barack Obama has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Global leadership in Open Innovation. This public and well-deserved recognition took place at the recent World Open Innovation Conference in Barcelona, Spain.

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. Innovation Management

Open Innovation: A Major Change in Corporate Culture

eZassi

Unfortunately, these typical business characteristics inhibit the organization achieving true open innovation. The Open Innovation/Traditional Corporate Culture Clash. Innovation and market response is important, but it’s more important that we control the process.

Open Innovation: A Major Change in Corporate Culture

eZassi

Unfortunately, these typical business characteristics inhibit the organization achieving true open innovation. The Open Innovation/Traditional Corporate Culture Clash. Innovation and market response is important, but it’s more important that we control the process.

How Open Innovation Can Help Boost Business for Barclays

IdeaConnection

To discover new technologies that can improve the way it operates and the services it offers to clients Barclays hosts an annual global open innovation challenge. Trade Ledger won because it is helping to transform business lending through its innovative platform technology.

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation

eZassi

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation. “Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.” ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_innovation. Traditionally, innovation was a closely guarded secret. Traditional Companies Are Moving Toward Open Innovation.

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. Leadership Before Innovation – Four Key Ingredients.

2017 Open-Innovation Centers: Multi-faceted with New Business Model Focus

Innovation Excellence

While 2016 saw innovation centers, intrapreneurship programs, corporate startups accelerators, and corporate FabLabs blossom, I expect 2017 to see the rise of a new kind of open-innovation centers: they will be multifaceted and oriented toward the shape of new business models.

2016 User and Open Innovation Conferences

Open Innovation

The CFPs have been issued for #OUI2016 and #WOIC2016, the premier conferences for user innovation and and open innovation (respectively). Open and User Innovation Conference: HBS, Boston, August 1-3 This year the official title of Eric von Hippel’s conference is the “14th International Open and User Innovation Conference,” acknowledging the conference’s origins as a small workshop in Vienna back in 2003.

Standardization as an open innovation activity

Open Innovation

An important but understudied form of open innovation is the network form (network as defined by Powell 1990). The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. The slides for my talk (entitled “How standards research can inform open innovation”) are online at SlideShare. Failed OI Network Strategies Often the research in managing innovation networks (platforms etc.)

The interplay between innovation, creativity, and consciousness

Innovation Excellence

Innovation consulting can be a lonely place for a woman to play, especially in a conventional, male-oriented, and competitive marketplace like Melbourne is today.

The Innovation Sophistication Index

Destination Innovation

How can you assess how innovative your business is? The Innovation Sophistication Index is a list of just 24 statements. This is the Launch phase where the need for innovation is recognised but not much has been achieved so far. You are among the sophisticated innovation elite.

What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators

InnovationManagement

Numerous organizations run crowdsourced innovation programs, because companies can find better new ideas and take action on those ideas faster. The post What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators appeared first on Innovation Management.

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

In looking for innovations it is sometimes helpful to consider whether your product or service is open or closed. If it is open what would happen if you enclosed it? If it is closed what would happen if you opened it? For centuries food was sold and stored in an open way.

Cooperation for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The trick is to find another party that is complementary in product, market or brand, collaboration Creativity Innovation Leadership Open Innovation Strategy agile business innovation designOne of my Polish agricultural machinery clients was having a hard time.

Crossing the Internal Chasm in Corporate Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Culture & Values Innovation Leadership Open Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Corporate innovation Organizational Change startupsThere is a huge noise around what companies should do to find the big ideas.

Leveraging Your Talent for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The world is now entering the third wave of digital innovation, leveling up out of the internet & connectivity era into what the World Economic Forum is calling the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

The Art of Creative Conversations

Innovation Excellence

We all know that you can’t innovate if you don’t collaborate, yet how do we make the time to have the creative and candid conversations that true collaboration and innovation requires? Innovation Creativity education Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Leadership Open Innovation

Making innovation a habit – the birth of the creative leader

Innovation Excellence

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15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.

What is a “Fail Fast” Organizational Culture?

Innovation Excellence

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Scaling Up Startups in Corporate Settings

Innovation Excellence

In recent years, an increasing intensity in collaboration between incumbent companies and startups has been observed. Meanwhile, close to 80% of corporations and startups have already been or are collaborating.

The Twelve Disciplines of Consistently Innovative Organizations

Innovation Excellence

Ever notice that some organizations seem to be far more consistent at delivering new innovation than most? I have. Ever wonder why this is… what they do differently? I certainly have.

Creating Structured Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Creating Structured Innovation, or How can you lead a successful programme? Here are a few lessons about creating an innovation culture, turning user-centric, agile, open, and global, and letting innovation finds its flow!

Measuring Your Innovation Maturity

Innovation Excellence

Introduction When it comes to innovation, no two companies are likely to be pursuing innovation in the same way, and they are also likely to be at different stages of innovation maturity.

Mobilizing People’s Creative Energy

Innovation Excellence

At ImagineNation™ we know that this can be done by transforming people’s cognitive dissonance into the vibrant & creative energy that makes innovation happen. Innovation change collaboration Creativity culture education Innovation Management Innovation Mindset Leadership Open Innovation Strategy success

The Ideas Problem

Innovation Excellence

Creativity Feature Of The Week Innovation Leadership Management Open Innovation Strategy culture ideas Innovation ManagementIdeas are the problem. I suspect many of you have heard this statement as often as I have.

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.

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Nine Short Innovation Lessons from Lego

Destination Innovation

Lego is now revered as one of the most innovative and successful companies in the world. Lego was an early adopter of a concept which is now all the rage in innovation circles – the minimum viable product. Collaborate to innovate. Innovative use of Video.

How to Get Management Buy-In for Corporate Innovation Experiments

Rocketspace

Corporate innovator: We should pursue idea “X” because there’s a viable market opportunity right now. Corporate innovator: Great, we’ll need a self-contained budget of $Y to get project “X” off the ground. Corporate innovator: ….The Does the following conversation resonate?

5 Practical Programs that Build Innovation

Innovation Excellence

As the business world is changing rapidly, the practical application of innovation programs can be confusing to organizations that are starting on an innovation path.

Authentic Informal Leaders Transform Culture

100%Open

For innovation to flourish, enable a creative culture throughout your organization. In today’s hyper-competitive landscape, innovation is essential for an organization to thrive. Making a company innovative from the roots up is no easy task.

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. Since it started it has received over 10,000 ideas and helped over 1700 innovators around the world. The Shell Gamechanger initiative was launched in 1996.

Igniting Passionate Purpose for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I was reminded recently “that you always teach what you most need to learn” so I am happily sharing a key learning from one of the amazing executive coaches on a recent global Coach for Innovators Certified Program™.

Six levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 3

Innovation Excellence

In Part 3, we show six levers to change the “system problem” and think this is the way to solve the corporate innovation problem – and ultimately to increase innovation performance.

Have You Tried New Ways to Innovate?

Innovation Excellence

After relying on cost and operational efficiencies to grow the bottom line, many businesses are emerging from an innovation slumber post-recession. The importance of innovation in driving this growth is resurfacing to the top of the agenda.

How to Get Management Buy-In for Corporate Innovation Experiments

Rocketspace

Corporate innovator: We should pursue idea “X” because there’s a viable market opportunity right now. Corporate innovator: Great, we’ll need a self-contained budget of $Y to get project “X” off the ground. Corporate innovator: ….The Corporate innovator: If we don’t start rocking the boat now, there won’t be a stable business within the next 10 years. The open market is moving much, much faster than we are, and our core products are losing market share.

Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 2

Innovation Excellence

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