Research Policy added to FT journal list
JUNE 21, 2016
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’
MARCH 16, 2015
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.
Turnbull’s Innovation Policy: What’s in it for big business?
DECEMBER 20, 2015
[link] Continue reading → Government Headlines Innovation News Uncategorized
Living in a globally connected world of Innovation
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
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 Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software
and it should meet the most stringent security standards (including data centers that are US 508/ WCAG Accessible, SSAE 16 SOC1, SOC2-certified, ISO 27001 Certified, and PCI-DSS Certified, security policies that are modeled on ISO 27002 and Information Security Guidelines, and.
What makes a country innovative?
AUGUST 28, 2016
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
JANUARY 12, 2016
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
MARCH 10, 2015
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?
MARCH 7, 2017
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.
What’s New in Crowdsourcing?
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
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.
Blank’s Rule – To predict the future 1/3 of you need to be crazy
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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.
3 Ways Your Corporation Is Discouraging Entrepreneurs From Partnering With You
OCTOBER 13, 2016
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.
Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is
DECEMBER 1, 2015
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
NOVEMBER 21, 2015
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.
Creative destruction: innovation for sustainability transition
DECEMBER 20, 2015
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.
Culture Knocks Out Strategy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens.
Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement
APRIL 26, 2017
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?
PBTO50: Understanding Why We do, What We do with Dilip Soman
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
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.
New Report Examines Trends in Government Innovation
MARCH 2, 2017
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
OCTOBER 14, 2016
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.
Creating new meaning on value creation and innovation in sustainability transitions
APRIL 9, 2017
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
APRIL 13, 2017
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.
Why Women are the Future (and Past) of Business Innovation
APRIL 23, 2015
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.
Democracy in Action – Crowdsourcing at the RSA
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
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.
Creative Thinking and a Day of Creative Self-Talk
OCTOBER 13, 2016
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.
Best Practices for Asking for Employee Ideas
MARCH 1, 2017
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
DECEMBER 28, 2016
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
NOVEMBER 12, 2016
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.
We’ve Hit Peak Innovation (Hype)
JANUARY 3, 2016
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.
Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business
JANUARY 18, 2017
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.
Driving Open Innovation Through a Culture of Collaboration
APRIL 18, 2017
The values and beliefs are literally embedded in every policy, procedure, meeting, and event. Open Innovation is the grounded in the belief that great ideas can come from any source and an organization’s internal expertise will transform those ideas into market value.
Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community
AUGUST 5, 2015
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.
The Innovative Mentor
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Adjust policies, procedures, and organization practices to facilitate new idea implementation. Mentors see themselves as people developers.
Has your Innovation Program Jumped the Shark?
DECEMBER 3, 2016
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.
Why Does the Government Need Innovation Now?
MAY 19, 2015
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.
Are you a Positive Role Model for Innovation?
APRIL 4, 2017
Have an “open office” policy where you invite people to share their ideas and value propositions. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”. Mahatma Gandhi. Innovators listen to what leaders say, but most of all, they watch what leaders do.
Crowdsourcing ideas: sexy ideas get implemented
APRIL 10, 2016
In the July 2016 issue of Research Policy there is an interesting article (Schemmann et al., Research Policy , 45 (6), 1145-1154. Through history, the engine of human progress and prosperity has been, and is, the mating of ideas. Matt Ridley – When Ideas Have Sex.
Innovation at work
DECEMBER 6, 2015
In the February 2016 edition of Research Policy, there is an interesting article by Lee & Walsh who studied non-R&D innovation. Research Policy , 45 (1), 345-359. Innovations are being created in formal Research & Development (R&D) departments, but can also originate outside R&D departments.
3 of the Best Innovation Team Formulas…and When to Ignore Them
APRIL 24, 2017
Unfortunately, while voiceful in cheering risk-taking, relentless experimentation and learning from mistakes (all being parts of the elusive “ culture of innovation ”), companies fail to introduce specific corporate policies that would encourage and reward such a behavior of their employees.
The future of sustainability
JANUARY 3, 2016
Thinking about the new year I am wondering what the future of sustainability looks like, since almost all countries in the world have agreed in Paris in December to become more sustainable, companies have a sustainability policy and socially responsible investing has become mainstream in the financial markets. Dear readers of strategy blogs, New Year brings a beautiful opportunity to thank you for reading and interacting with me on business strategy, innovation and sustainability.