The Secrets to Making Open Innovation Projects Work


Open innovation often requires global teams with national culture differences to work together, which presents some challenges. The post The Secrets to Making Open Innovation Projects Work appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Understanding Open Innovation


Historically, research and development departments within organizations were solely responsible for coming up with innovative ideas. Traditionally, corporate innovation has been an inside job, with few exceptions. The ultimate result is open innovation, the concept that good ideas come not just from within organizations, but from outside them as well. Why Open Innovation Is Emerging as a New Paradigm. Best Practice open innovation


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Should you Choose Tech Scouting or Crowdsourcing for your Open Innovation Project?


How should you choose the best approach for your open innovation project? Tim and Christian also address: How open innovation portals combine tech scouting and crowdsourcing. The post Should you Choose Tech Scouting or Crowdsourcing for your Open Innovation Project?

Leveraging the Benefits of Open Innovation


Open innovation is innovation where companies or organizations reach out to other companies, individuals, and the general public to create innovative products and services. Some open innovation partnerships include colleges and universities. The internet has made this type of innovation far more feasible than it once was. Knowledge is widely distributed, and relying solely upon internal research can limit an organization’s innovative capacity.

Do You Know What Open Innovation Is?


In case you hadn’t heard, open innovation was defined by Henry Chesbrough as “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.”. It means that the process of innovation and competitiveness has been democratized. If you want to learn more about open innovation, download our complimentary Open Innovation Guide.

How is Open Innovation Different from Co-Creation?


When innovating, do you stick to what you know or the wider world? Open innovation” and “co-creation” are words you hear a lot when building an innovation strategy, and they also seem to be words that most people poorly define. As the name implies, it’s innovation created by working together. This can be something of a sharp contrast to open innovation. What Is Open Innovation?

Ten Top Tips for Success with Open Innovation

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Traditionally businesses developed all their new products in-house using ideas that came from their Marketing or R&D departments (or sometimes the MD’s pet projects). Increasingly this internal focus is being replaced by a more powerful and effective approach – open innovation (OI). Assess in what areas you need more innovation. Assess your level of openness.

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Seven Critical Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Mistakes to Avoid


Crowdsourcing and open innovation are great ideas. If you’re planning to expand your ideas, write a very clear outline of how you expect to progress, just like any other project. Choosing Crowdsourcing Instead Of Open Innovation. Crowdsourcing and open innovation are two very different things. Crowdsourcing is a public, open idea pulling from the entire world, or at least the part of the world from which you can gain attention.

An Openly Innovative Attitude.


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.

Open Innovation: Overcoming cognitive bias in innovation projects

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This is cognitive bias and it is the enemy of innovation. Innovation Open Innovation Processes & Tools Innovation Management Product Management product managersYou’ve likely heard of the curse of knowledge or sometimes it is called the curse of the expert. It occurs when our knowledge leads us down predictable paths, likely not considering other possible solutions to problems but only those that are familiar to us.

The Business Case for Open Innovation


Open innovation means better business. Making the business case for open innovation can be an uphill climb. Here are just a few reasons open innovation is for everyone. Any organization, however nimble it is, is only as innovative as the perspectives under its tent. Open innovation changes that by inviting new, fresh approaches to your industry and what you do. Innovation isn’t necessarily cheap.

Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

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We talk a lot about, and also to, innovation managers here on the blog. Mike Hatrick (the event moderator) asked the question: who really is the innovation manager? In his presentation, Mike mentioned the researchers, strategists, evangelists, pioneers that go on to become change agents, leaders, organizational designers, coaches/ trainers, and ultimately fill the seats of process owners, decision-makers and project managers. The Innovation Manager

Volunteers Needed for Open Innovation Eclipse Project


Scientists have their fingers crossed that open innovation will give them the most complete record ever of a solar eclipse. The Eclipse Megamovie Project is looking to create a 90-minute megamovie of the natural phenomena by combining footage from more than 1,000 cameras in the path of the eclipse. ” For more information about the open innovation project, and to sign up to participate if you will be under the path of totality, click here.

Key Takeaways from April’s Open Innovation Summit


The Open Innovation Summit is all about expanding innovation beyond a small committee or a lab in the building to your entire organization. Just like any other scaling project, taking innovation company-wide can come with unexpected obstacles. Innovation Is A Need. The lesson taken away is that innovation is a constant need, but it’s not one that’s necessarily noticed without a major catalyst, positive or negative.

On-Demand Webinar: The Intersection of Sustainability & Open Innovation


How is open innovation shepherding sustainability in some of the leading organizations worldwide? That was the primary question put to the panelists in the webinar, The Intersection of Sustainability & Open Innovation , which is now available on demand.

6 Don’ts For An Open Innovation Winning Formula


Open innovation (OI) can be a powerful approach for organizations to find groundbreaking ideas, develop new products and solve difficult problems. I have been involved in hundreds of open innovation projects — I have seen huge successes and, of course, many failures.

Open Innovation at Bouygues – Innovating Across Business Units

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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.

4 examples of open innovation in society


Open innovation is one of the most agile and effective avenues for transformation, as we have already seen in several examples with large enterprises. Let us use this post to review four public examples of open innovation in society, open to participation from all types of collectives and large groups of people. Conquistando la Igualda d is a collaborative project that seeks the implication of the whole of society as a means to achieve equality.

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation


This is more than just a way to better understand who shops with you, though; with the right platform, it can be a source of powerful innovation. What Is Open Innovation? Traditionally, innovation in companies has been “closed.” Projects are kept secret, details are not shared outside the company or even certain departments, and secrecy is a requirement of working on the project. When Should I Use Open Innovation?

How Open Innovation led by Purchasing works brilliantly at GRTGaz

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Mathilde Delignou is Project Manager Open Innovation and partnership at GRTgaz, one of the leading European operators in natural gas transmission. What is uncommon is that the open innovation activity lies within the Purchasing Department. 1) Hi Mathilde, could you describe your entity, Innovation GRTGaz Incubation Intrapreneur Mathilde Delignou Open Innovation Start-up

Six Myths about Open Innovation


You have heard about Open Innovation in the news, but are hesitant to implement OI because you think it won’t be successful. Below are 6 myths about open innovation that will make you rethink your reluctance. Nobody Has Success Using Open Innovation. Open innovation has brought significant benefits to companies from enterprise to startup size, including GE, Lego, Samsung, and even NASA. Open Innovation is a Passing Fad.

How Open Innovation led by Purchasing works brillantly at GRTGaz

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Mathilde Delignou is project manager open innovation and partnership at GRTgaz, the French gaz transmission company. Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit GRTGaz Incubation intrapreneur Mathilde Delignou Open Innovation Start-upSurprisingly, her activity is part of the Purchasing department. She explians why.

Open Innovation Platform for Singapore


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.

The End of Open Innovation?


It’s clear that company innovation techniques are changing fast but how do we open innovation specialists react? If open is the’ new normal’ is our mission complete? It has been fascinating to watch how corporate culture and practices have opened up since we started on this open innovation journey 8 years ago. Does this mean we at 100%Open are out of a job if everyone is practicing open innovation already?

4 examples of open innovation in society


Open innovation is one of the most agile and effective avenues for transformation, as we have already seen in several examples with large enterprises. Let us use this post to review four public examples of open innovation in society, open to participation from all types of collectives and large groups of people. Conquistando la Igualda d is a collaborative project that seeks the implication of the whole of society as a means to achieve equality.

Open innovation with consumers: more customization for the masses


Open innovation with consumers allows companies to open up to sharing ideas , testing and refining them together with large groups of people before they are launched to the market. The consumer’s voice in times of collaborative innovation.

Open Innovation Project Maps Vulnerable Areas


Open innovation is coming to the aid of some of the most vulnerable people on the planet. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project that allows the crowd to map areas where humanitarian organizations try to get to during disaster situations. The open innovation initiative has three steps in each area that it’s mapping. In step three, humanitarian organizations use all of this new map data to prepare risk reduction projects.

An open innovation success story


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. A team worked on the project for three months.

Open Innovation News


It has been an exciting few days for open innovation with global companies launching big new open innovation initiatives. The automobile alliance of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced the launch of Alliance Ventures, a corporate venture capital fund that will invest up to $1 billion over the next five years to support open innovation in new mobility which will include vehicle electrification and artificial intelligence.

Imaginatik and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre to Co-Present During Poster Session at the World Open Innovation Conference


Imaginatik will be attending the 5th Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC) in San Francisco, CA on December 13th and 14th. We’ve partnered with our valued customer, The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) to develop and submit an open innovation paper describing our work together and the resulting economic impact. Interestingly, many feel it’s risky to open up to the outside world, but we actually believe it’s a risk mitigation strategy when done well.

The Ultimate Open Innovator


On Monday mornings at 100%Open we sit down together as a team and each take just a few minutes to share our achievements, activities and alerts. This could be meeting a client deadline, finishing a project or completing 12 months in the job. In that moment Andy opened up to the world and let us all know how much it meant to him. Andy Murray is the ultimate innovator. 100%Open innovation open innovation skills for innovation

Listening to Sounds in Space with Open Innovation Project


Martin Archer is a space plasma physicist at the University of London currently working on an open innovation project to collect sounds from empty space, and he wants the crowd to help him with his endeavor. Anyone can take part in this open innovation initiative by listening to the recordings and leaving their comments. Open Innovation sounds from space“In space, no one can hear you scream,” was the tagline of the first Alien movie.

Open Innovation Project to Detect Gravitational Waves


Now the scientists behind the research are turning to the crowd with an open innovation initiative to help them become better and faster at finding the tell-tale signs of gravitational waves. ” Open Innovation Space Research. Open Innovation Gravitational waves Gravity SpyGravitational waves are ripples in the curvature of space time that were predicted by Einstein in his General Theory of Relativity.

The Open Innovation Methods Matrix – Part 2


In the previous post , we gave an overview of the Open Innovation Methods Matrix below, and defined the varying degrees of openness (the X-axis) and the different stages of open innovation (the Y-axis). Innovation Incubator (Extract/Internal) – A laboratory where new projects have space, time and investment to be developed and tested, away from day-to-day requirements of the current business – e.g. Lockhead Martin Skunkworks.

Open Innovation Meets Democracy on Malta


The island country of Malta may start to change the way it does politics, by taking an open innovation approach. Within the last few days the Nationalist Party, a Maltese Christian democratic and conservative party launched the IDEAT project to encourage citizen engagement. In this vein it is requesting that citizens propose their ideas and open them up for discussion. For more information about the IDEAT Project, visit the party‘s website.

Open Innovation Space Quest


And you can do so with NASA’s latest open innovation project – Backyard Worlds: Planet 9. Although imaging processing software can do the job, the team behind the project say that humans are much better at spotting genuine objects of interest in the busy images. For more information, and to sign up to the open innovation quest, click here. Open Innovation Backyard Worlds: Planet 9. citizen science open innovation and planets

The Era of Open Innovation


The shift from closed innovation to open innovation is the defining characteristic of this decade. Even large companies like Microsoft are replacing private R&D with open source methods. Open Innovation is a Revolution. Many of the biggest innovations of the last few decades were built upon pre-existing infrastructure. As the infrastructure grows, so does the possibility for innovation. This is exactly what open innovation is about.

Open Innovation vs Crowdsourcing vs Co-creation


Various principles and concepts are used for managing research and innovation. You are probably familiar with these buzzwords: crowdsourcing, open innovation and a more recent one, co-creation. Organisations are gradually moving away from traditional work models; they are becoming a lot bolder and more inclusive in their approaches to innovation. As an innovation and idea management company we have witnessed successful use and implementation of these processes.

Open Innovation: A 2014 Research Agenda

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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). Since I'm trying to write a short encyclopedia article on open innovation — and want to make it different from my 2011 article — it seemed a good time to review what’s been written recently.

Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: Find out what the differences are


What are open innovation hubs? Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: who is who in the world of digital transformation. It is in this context that terminologies such as Startup, Corporate Venture and Open Innovation Hubs arise. Open Innovation

How Europe is Innovating with Open Innovation


That is a massive multi-billion euro opportunity that could result in breakthrough innovations in all sorts of areas, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed in Europe. There, bIoTope (Building an IoT OPen innovation Ecosystem for connected smart objects) is paving the way for new open innovation ecosystems, where companies can innovate (with minimal financial outlay) Systems-of-Systems platforms for connected devices for smart objects.

10 Commandments of Corporate (Open) Innovation


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.

Fighting Metastatic Breast Cancer with Open Innovation


Since its launch last October, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project has enrolled more than 2,500 patients. The open innovation health initiative aims to accelerate breast cancer research by partnering researchers and their cutting-edge technology directly with patients. To take part in the open innovation project , patients sign up online, send in saliva kits for genetic testing and allow the use of their medical records and stored tumor tissue samples.