Research Policy added to FT journal list

Open Innovation

As an associate editor of Research Policy, I can say that the editorial board is very proud of the recognition that comes from being added to this list. What is Research Policy? ” journals Research PolicyToday the Financial Times announced that it has updated its list of journals used for ranking global business schools.

Killer of change? ‘Idiot policy’

HunchBuzz

I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that the word Policy is derived from the French word Police. It’s true existing policy reflects a great deal of organizational learning, but the reality is that stagnant policy has unintended consequences. I read of a bank that elicited feedback across the organization in an attempt to identify ‘idiot policy.’ Amending policy just doesn’t appear to be getting enough air time.

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Turnbull’s Innovation Policy: What’s in it for big business?

Innovation Excellence

[link] Continue reading → Government Headlines Innovation News Uncategorized

Living in a globally connected world of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

For policy makers around the global all working to design the most optimum innovation conditions they might not be considering enough the true effects their individual policy decision means, it might actually be undermining the very thing they are attempting to achieve.

Too much Precaution deters Innovation

Destination Innovation

The precautionary principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus that the action or policy is not harmful, the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking the action.

What makes a country innovative?

Innovation Excellence

Government Innovation News Open Innovation Research The Economy education environment Finance legal policyEach year INSEAD team up with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and Cornell University to produce an innovation league table for the countries of the world.

Today Every Company must be a Service Provider and a Software Company

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → People & Skills Policy The Economy babolat Dassault internet IoT John Deere kettle PARC software tesla thingsCompanies will need to think innovatively about customer needs. CEOs must ask ‘In the IOT what is our new value proposition?’

Raise The Minimum Wage: It’s Innovation Policy

It's Saul Connected

may be our best innovation policy. You wouldn’t know it from either our current innovation policy or the partisan catfight, cable news talking heads, and tired political arguments about minimum wage. Raising the minimum wage should be cast as an innovation policy.

Auto and Energy Innovation Hearken 3rd Industrial Revolution?

Innovation Excellence

Consumer Innovation Disruption education Government Innovation Jobs News Clean Energy Energy Policy Industrial Revolution self-driving carsThe tie between autos, the future of energy, and perhaps even the fate of the world are more intense that one may realize.

Blank’s Rule – To predict the future 1/3 of you need to be crazy

Steve Blank

Filed under: Corporate Innovation , Science and Industrial Policy. Corporate Innovation Science and Industrial PolicyIn a rapidly changing world those who copy the past have doomed their future.

What’s New in Crowdsourcing?

InnovationManagement

News climate change crowdsourcing finance gaming industry healthcare mobile open data open government public policy retail industry science sustainabilityThis month we’ve seen how the crowd continues to contribute in the political arena and in further developing clean and safe cities.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku

Wazoku

The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku.

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

Steve Blank

Filed under: Corporate Innovation , Science and Industrial Policy. Corporate Innovation Science and Industrial PolicyThis is the second in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis.

Innovation Outposts and The Evolution of Corporate R&D

Steve Blank

Filed under: Corporate Innovation , Science and Industrial Policy. Corporate Innovation Science and Industrial PolicyI first met Evangelos Simoudis when he ran IBM’s Business Intelligence Solutions Division and then as CEO of his first startup Customer Analytics.

3 Ways Your Corporation Is Discouraging Entrepreneurs From Partnering With You

Rocketspace

Many well-meaning corporations desiring to partner with startups unintentionally drive startups away because their policies and practices run counter to the world of entrepreneurship.

The Magic of Process: Department of Labor

IdeaScale

One of the policy agencies within DOL is the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), which aims to develop and influence policies and practices that increase the number and quality of employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Creative destruction: innovation for sustainability transition

Norbert Bol

In the february 2016 edition of Research Policy, Kivimaa & Kern (2016) propose that sustainability transitions can best be achieved if governments stimulate sustainabilty through innovation and at the same time withdraw the support for old behaviour when it has a negative climate impact. Kivimaa & Kern (2016) show the results of policy mixes that aim for creative destruction in the UK and Finland. Innovation policy mixes for sustainability transitions.

Innovation is The Opposite of What We’re Pretending The Word Means

Game-Changer

It’s going against policies. Every once in a while someone says or writes something that is worth sharing. I want to introduce you to Tom Goodwin, who wrote a great piece called Why you probably don’t want innovation.

How the Innovation Principle Supplements and Balances the Precautionary Principle

InnovationManagement

The aim of the precautionary principle seems laudable: lacking scientific consensus, the burden of proof for an action or policy not being harmful to the public or to the environment lies on those taking that action.

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Innovation Excellence

Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens.

Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

Innovation Excellence

UNDP remains one of the few UN agencies that supports governments in setting up Public Sector Innovation Labs to experiment with new approaches to policy-making and that advises government partners on designing Open Innovation Prize Challenges.

PBTO50: Understanding Why We do, What We do with Dilip Soman

Rmukesh Gupta

His researches behavioural economics and its applications to consumer wellbeing, marketing and policy. Nudging in public policy and some examples of the same. His researches behavioural economics and its applications to consumer wellbeing, marketing and policy.

Open Innovation Meets Democracy on Malta

IdeaConnection

Every six minutes a new policy proposal idea is received. Over 30,000 votes were received to prioritize submitted policy ideas. In so doing he wants to create his vision of a government that opens up its policy proposals for public consultation.

New Report Examines Trends in Government Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Government is perhaps not renowned for being particularly innovative, but a recent report from the OECD sets out to showcase some innovative government policies from around the world in recent years.

How China’s Shenzhen became the world capital of hardware innovation

Idea to Value

Ever since the 1990’s, China has produced its own set of large internet and technology companies, often as a result of two major driving forces: The government’s policy of censoring the internet through the “Great Firewall of China” meant that established and upstart Western companies found it difficult to access the Chinese market, leaving it open for local startups.

Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement

IdeaScale

It’s just that they could care less who’s in office and are more interested in influencing policy directly, through state and local initiatives about which they care. How do you build a better government? Crowdsourcing! How do we get people more involved in the civic process?

Why Women are the Future (and Past) of Business Innovation

Leapfrogging

CEO, abolished the company’s work from home policy. Mainstream business culture penalizes women for being women. But “feminine” skill sets are the not-so-secret ingredients for what it takes to innovate in today’s digital world. . 2015 has so far been monumental for women.

Creating new meaning on value creation and innovation in sustainability transitions

Norbert Bol

Creating change through pilot and demonstration projects: Towards a valuation policy approach. Research Policy , 46 (3), 624-635. ‘If we are not capable of changing, then who is?’. Sustainability transitions are different from other transitions that are created by entrepreneurs exploring commercial opportunities related to new technologies.

The Global StartUp Ecosystem

Paul Hobcraft

The 2017 report by Startup Genome recently came out (April 5, 2017) You can find it here “ Global StartUp Ecosystem Report 2017 ” which provides a 150-page review of the global state of startups.

Creative Thinking and a Day of Creative Self-Talk

BrainZooming

I was talking with someone about whether I am all policies or all no policies. As I started to jot down ideas from the day, it read like a bunch of creative thinking policies and non-policies. The answer was both, which is probably true.

Democracy in Action – Crowdsourcing at the RSA

Wazoku

Today’s a big day for our customer, the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), as they start off a journey towards a more innovative, inclusive and democratic policy-making model.

We’ve Hit Peak Innovation (Hype)

Tim Kastelle

In Australia, we’ve also had a frenzy of interest in innovation as a result of the new Innovation Policy that was released by the national government at the start of December. It’s clear that today, Sunday January 3rd, 2016 is the day that we’ve hit Peak Innovation.

Barrier Buster: Clearing the Way for Breakthrough Ideas

IdeaScale

Adjusting policies, procedures, and organization practices to facilitate new idea implementation. Innovation leaders must master a wide range of skills in order to enhance the innovation potential of their teams.

Best Practices for Asking for Employee Ideas

IdeaScale

A simple suggestion box, an open door policy, brainstorming meetings, and even just making it clear that if they need to talk to you, you’ll find the time to make it happen will give your employees the chance to shine. Creativity should be rewarded, but you need to ask for it.

Chaos Learning: The Key To Mastering Uncertainty

Game-Changer

Yet, there are still consultants who are paid to simplify the world into a 2×2 matrix, identify “best practices”, write detailed policies and procedures that limit behavior choice, and hope that the current version of market reality lasts long enough for these changes to be effective.

Innovation Mandates from the Trump Administration

Innovation Excellence

New administrations bring changing policies, priorities, and leadership, and it is critical for government organizations to develop transition stories that fit within the new paradigm.

Why Does the Government Need Innovation Now?

IdeaScale

Innovation seems to be the buzzword these days when it comes to technology, business, policy, and everything in between. Increase employee engagement with new projects and policies.

Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community

Hype

Summer is not only an ideal time to catch up on some reading (maybe you remember Tim’s list from March), but also a perfect time to catch up on some skills. Collaborative innovation skills to be precise.

Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business

Daniel Burrus

Have firm policies in place—and make certain they’re followed. A sensible and effective security policy is only as good as the people charged with following it. It’s quite possibly the most modern rap sheet around. And it’s growing larger every day.

Has your Innovation Program Jumped the Shark?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation programs and systems are launched with a lot of fanfare but the sizzle will fizzle unless you properly nurture your innovation program and the underlying policies, processes and systems you use to help deliver better innovation results.