What is Social Innovation?

HunchBuzz

social innovation. Social innovation is the general concept of getting new ideas from across different groups, organizations or cultures. It is that kind of innovation that aims to go beyond norms, traditions, ethnicities and races. Related posts: Social innovation.

Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations

Innovation 360

Joseph Schumpeter , the guru of innovation, addressed the process of innovation with his theory of creative destruction and his definition of entrepreneurs as people who combined existing elements in new ways to create a new product or service. The term is used in many ways and related to innovations such as microcredit and internet based distance learning as well as social entrepreneurship. Social issues are now business ideas.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 2

Tim Kastelle

In part 1 of this post , Ralph revisited key innovation issues that were already addressed by us three years ago. It doesn’t always translate to managers, however. Co-Innovation and startup engagement. It will become a hotbed for innovation in 2016 and the coming years.

Join Us at the Scale UP Growth Series This Spring!

Innovators Alliance

This 4 Session Program, Sponsored In Part by Innovators Alliance, Will Be Held in Burlington Starting in May. Join us for our Growth Series, broken up into four jam-packed sessions, where you will learn how to prepare and support your organization for long-term, sustainable growth.

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.

Have you heard about ISO 50501?

IdeaScale

ISO goes on to say “through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.”. Best Practice innovation management iso 50501 standards

Sustainable innovation: innovation driving sustainability

Norbert Bol

Companies have a responsibility for the environment and society, but on the other hand companies cannot resolve all the environmental and social problems in the world. Successful companies however view sustainability as one of the biggest trends that will shape the future and use sustainability as an innovation tool. In order to innovate, companies must find new possibilities and learn how to apply these possibilities. Journal of Management , 1446-1476.

Khaled Adas

Innovation 360 Group

Expert in designing, developing and leading innovative large scale thought leadership strategic initiatives for sustainable socio-economic impacts in collaboration with multi-stakeholders like governments, multilaterals, NGO’s, academia and private industry leaders. Portfolio Management.

4 Tips on Defining Success from Innovation Enterprise Interview with Metlife’s John Geyer

Spigit

Over the weekend, we watched an awesome Q&A between Innovation Enterprise and Spigit customer Metlife ’s John Geyer. Here’s what we learned about what it means to have a successful innovation program. It’s a given that innovation efforts should yield returns.

Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.

Paul Hobcraft

I wrote this recently in a post entitled “ Bringing New Innovation is Stretching the Mind “ It opened with this view: “There is a profound shift taking place, relating to innovation. Developing a new framework for risk and innovation.

Moving innovation even more in 2016

Paul Hobcraft

Are we entering 2016 with an innovating mind-set? As we look to enter into 2016 what is top of mind for innovation to take hold and become the real core within our business organizations? Moving innovation from just being symbolic to essential. Innovation design needs both. •

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Innovation and the sharing economy

Idea Drop

One of the most innovative and game-changing business models of recent years, the ‘sharing economy’ has taken the world by storm. In short, they need to get innovating and fast. Overregulation is the killer of all innovation and it is by far the biggest threat to the sharing economy.

On Innovation as a Spiritual Journey

Legacy Innovation Group

On Innovation as a Spiritual Journey. The spiritual quest is the expression of the deepest longing to connect with the Whole." — Varadaraja Raman, Hindu academic scholar Normally I stick to writing about business innovation, and strictly in the context of business. But today I take a moment to depart off course and invite us into a deeper and fundamentally more human question about innovation. No, innovation is in fact a means to a greater end.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.24.15

Spigit

It’s time once again for Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide. 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). Open Social Innovation.”

Nordic Innovations Bringing People Together

Ideanote

Here are some examples of nordic innovations we like so much, that we just have to share with you: Komm Inn – Norway. And how better to learn about a different culture than around the dinner table? The initiative is also easing the process of learning a new language.

Nordic Innovations Bringing People Together

Ideanote

Here are some examples of nordic innovations we like so much, that we just have to share with you: Komm Inn – Norway. And how better to learn about a different culture than around the dinner table? The initiative is also easing the process of learning a new language.