Entrepreneurship and Foreign Policy

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Policies for the Digital Age

The Future Shapers

But just using the old thinking about policy creation will not work, it might even be more damaging for the ecosystem. The post Policies for the Digital Age appeared first on The Future Shapers.

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How National Culture and Policy Impact Innovation Strategies

InnovationManagement

National cultures and policies influence innovation rates, approaches to innovation, and funding. The post How National Culture and Policy Impact Innovation Strategies appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How Startups Can Help Shape Regulatory Policy

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Innovators must help nurture and shape the direction of future regulation. Thankfully, it's not only possible, but has also been done before. Innovation

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

What is Policy Deployment and How To Reach True North

Kainexus

Policy deployment, known in Lean circles as Hoshin Kanri or Strategy Deployment, is a technique for ensuring that an organization's strategic goals and objectives drive activities at every level.

Policy Management is no longer just a back office function

The Future Shapers

This piece discusses the user journey and importance of policy management and explains why it is fundamental for business decision making. The post Policy Management is no longer just a back office function appeared first on The Future Shapers.

Global Protectionist Policies Are Testing Canada’s Economic Resilience

Innovators Alliance

In particular, early indicators suggest global protectionist policies from major countries like the United States, China, and the United Kingdom could have a significant impact on the direction that Canada’s economy takes. News global protectionist policies canadian economy

Publishing in a Research Policy special issue

Open Innovation

Research Policy remains the top journal in innovation studies, and the only one in the FT 50 list. On Friday, both Ammon and I (based mainly on my 2014 experience) talked about publishing in Research Policy. ecosystem special issue ecosystems Research Policy

Witnessing the future of innovation policy

100%Open

Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. So I was delighted that at the end of May 2018 I was able to travel to London to join nine very senior policymakers and influencers from India’s central Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Maharashtra ’s State Government to take part in the opening of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

Proud Delivery Partners of Global Innovation Policy Accelerator (GIPA) Programme

100%Open

The Global Innovation Policy Accelerator is a collaborative development programme for innovation policy leaders and managers, lead by Nesta. In many areas, the UK is seen as a global leader on innovation policy issues and in leadership capacity building.

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.

Culture is What People Do, Not Just What Policies Say

Collectivecamp

Recently, my company was engaged by a large telecommunications provider to perform an innovation assessment

We're updating our privacy policy

HunchBuzz

We work hard to earn your trust, and that’s why we want to tell you about some new changes to our privacy policy. To keep pace with these new laws, HunchBuzz is updating its privacy policy effective May 25, 2018. The new policy is easier to read and navigate, and explains how we work to protect your information. You can view the revised privacy policy here. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please reach out to our support team at [link].

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.

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. I give government, both federal and state, poor grades in the innovation policy department. What government leaders offer as innovation policy is really better described as invention policy.

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. London, May 10, 2017 – The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has launched a new initiative to galvanise the population and create a more democratic debate on economics.

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. The search for an “altruistic effect” in our global world offers some interesting fresh perspective for appreciating innovation policy design.

The Six Pillars of Innovation Culture

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale asks our customers what their main priorities are for the coming year, and without fail one of the top two priorities is to create a culture of innovation.

Whitepaper: Stimulating and Measuring Open and Cross Innovation 

InnovationManagement

As two intermediaries from Hamburg that foster open and cross innovation processes, Science Scout (an initiative of Hamburg Innovation) and Cross Innovation Hub (Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft) joined forces to start a discussion around the stimulation and measurement of open and cross innovation processes.

Innovate Innovation Policy

Gregg Fraley

Why a Hostile Immigration Policy is Stupid. I’m not going to comment on the moral or overtly political aspects of the new immigration policy. I will say I think that the new policy is hostile, at the very least in terms of how it’s perceived by people overseas. If you look at Gilder’s record and ignore his thoughts on social policy, you’ll see he was dead right when it came to technology issues. Who remembers George Gilder?

L.L. Bean Alters Its Unlimited Returns Policy

Michael Roberto

Bean announced a major change in its famous product return policy yesterday. Bean's longstanding policy, leading to this change in company policy: Over the past five years, the company has lost $250 million on returned items that are classified by the company as ‘‘destroy quality,’’ said L.L. Bean, the policy change is not without risk. The new policy on the L.L. They simply do not want to have to provide a blanket, open-ended return policy for all.

United Airlines Reverses Bonus Policy Decision

Michael Roberto

After a firestorm of criticism, United Airlines has walked back their compensation policy change. Hopefully, Kirby and his team have learned that they would not have "misjudged" the employee reaction if they had simply sought feedback BEFORE issuing this policy announcement. The Board of Directors ought to be asking penetrating questions about that process more generally, rather than only focusing on this particular policy. Well, that didn't take long.

The Root Word of Contemporary Is Temporary

CorporateIntel

It is likely we will never see our lives the same way again after two rollercoaster years of public policy and uneven human isolation. McClatchy long-term reputation no regrets North Star old-fashioned values personal expectation public policy rage quitting this time is different

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

Innovation Excellence

[link] Continue reading → Government Headlines Innovation News Uncategorized

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. The European Risk Forum and the European Round Table of Industrialists are promoting a policy called the innovation principle.

Opportunity in Adversity: New Workplace Models in the Post-COVID World

InnovationManagement

Organization & Culture coronavirus covid-19 coworking coworking space office space remote work remote work policy revenue source working from homeCOVID-19 and the resultant lockdown has effectively shattered the premise that people need to go to "office" to work.

Deep Tech Innovation Needs Deep Networks

100%Open

It seems to us as though the deep tech floodgates have opened. It may be the same effect that causes buses to arrive in multiples of three, but at 100%Open, we’ve noticed an upsurge in the quantity of deep tech projects.

Problem Prototyping

100%Open

In Search of the Perfect Problem. Problems are the start-point for effective innovation and design. If we innovate with no clear problem statement we will end up with a wonderful new solution that is effectively useless in the real world. “If

Are you an Innovation Ostrich or Bear?

100%Open

Let’s not kid ourselves, the UK business environment is tough and won’t get much easier this year as uncertainty lingers and Brexit bites. In times of stress, we have noticed that large organisations line up into two camps, the Innovation Ostriches and the Innovation Bears.

The Speed of Innovation

100%Open

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Directorates Pay a High Price for Ignorance

InnovationManagement

Organization & Culture Competition diversification global innovation innovation committee innovation policy R&D research & development shareholdersOf the many risks that directors should be aware of, innovation is the most complex.

Innovation in Cities – How Big Data Builds Smart Cities

InnovationManagement

Strategies big data governments innovative local policy movement data population management populations public transport senor-driven smart navigation transportation trendsMore people are living in cities than ever before. More people are living closer together and changing weather and climate trends carry more threats to citizens. As cities become more digital, it is becoming easier to understand and predict the trends that are affecting the lives of the population.

Simple Things That Could Hold You Back in Your Transformation Journey

Rmukesh Gupta

Do we still need policies. One of these expense request got rejected with the reason that this is not according to policy and if I need to get the same approved, I need an approval from my CFO as an exception approval. This made me think about the so many policies that we create and enforce on our employees and customers all the time. I know for sure that not many people read all the policies of their organisations. Simple Things by Mukesh Gupta.

How to Foster an Organizational Culture that Encourages Innovation

InnovationManagement

Creative Leadership Innovation Psychology 20% policy beta testing creative leadership efficiency employee ideation google leadership mistakesInnovative and forward-thinking companies are successful because they have new, exciting, and useful products or services before others and consumers take notice of companies regularly producing the next big thing.

Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid

InnovationManagement

Enabling Factors Organization & Culture Best Practices Change Management disruption government impact innovation policy lessons learned partnerships public sector Stakeholders unicornAs innovation professionals, we too often look for inspiration from organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Spotify, Google, etc.

How Going Green Can Help Your Profits and the Environment

InnovationManagement

Enabling Factors Trend Alert alternative energy clean energy energy environment financial incentives green innovation organic public policy recycling sustainability sustainable innovation tax benefits taxes waste managementThe scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change only grows stronger. The most recent word from scientists is that the present warming of the globe is "unprecedented" in the last 2,000 years.

How was it for you?

100%Open

100%Open collaboration design-led innovation disruptive innovation entrepreneurs higher education innovation innovation policy innovation strategy interdisciplinarity knowledge transfer Learning open innovation skills for innovationHow mentoring can add value. Merely having experience does not make a great mentor. Sometimes it doesn’t even make a good one. Above all, mentoring requires curiosity and empathy.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. Marginal to mainstream. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Interesting – in a marginal, quirky, alternative, slightly hippy way.

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Does Financial regulation inhibit Innovation?

100%Open

100% Open 100%Open innovation olicy innovation policy innovation strategy open innovationThe Financial Sector in the UK is arguably the heart of the economy. In 2018 alone the financial services sector contributed £132 billion to the UK economy , 6.9% of total economic output. . Undeniably there is no slow-down of the sector and it is currently the largest in London, where 49% of the sector’s output is generated, according to Research Briefings by Parliament.uk. .

Capitalism isn’t broken. It’s been high-jacked.

Innovation Excellence

Government Policy capitalism human journey Innovation socialismWe live in tense times. In our era even seen systemic and corporate fraud at SkyTel, Enron, and others. We’ve watched our tax dollars bail out many of the largest banks and insurance companies. We’ve witnessed a huge economic shift that favors the very wealthy and minimizes the Middle Class. We’ve wondered why CEO pay.

Latest Conference Research on Innovation Ecosystems

Open Innovation

The conference was for papers being developed for a special issue of Research Policy, entitled “Innovation Ecosystems and Ecosystem Innovation.” Instead we held an online conference , modeled on the earlier 2012 conference for the Open Innovation special issue of Research Policy.

Innovation for Introverts

100%Open

100% Open 100%Open collective innovation collective intelligence David Simoes-Brown entrepreneurs innovation innovation policy innovation strategy open innovation skills for innovation social networks user-led innovationThanks to everyone who spoke at our Winter Union meet-up. And to those who braved the cold and incipient party season to come, learn and socialise. We had 10 cracking presentations and a great turn-out.