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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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.

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

Innovation Excellence

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2017 Business Innovation Report

evolving government policies open new opportunities and shut down others. HOW THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BRANDS. HARNESS THE COLLECTIVE. INTELLIGENCE OF EMPLOYEES, CUSTOMERS, AND PARTNERS TO. ACCELERATE INNOVATION THE 2017 BUSINESS INNOVATION REPORT © 2017 Spigit Corp. All rights reserved.

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.

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?’

Report Tracks Progress In Building Digital Economies

Innovation Excellence

Digital Government Growth Digital Economy Digital Innovation Economics policy making

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Innovate and Persuade with a Well-Judged Nudge

Destination Innovation

Behavioural nudges are clever policy tweaks often used by governments to influence the choices that people make. In 2015 the World Bank established a group to help developing countries use nudge policies. Critics say that nudge policies are patronising or manipulative.

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.

The most important HR document in the history of Silicon Valley innovation

Idea to Value

It is a document which outlines some of the company and HR policies which have created a company which completely disrupted an industry sector. And much of its value comes from the fact that it contains policies which seem so ridiculous in theory, but end up being so effective in spurring a culture of innovation and the trust which underpins it. So what do you think about these policies? In Silicon Valley, there is a document which has become legendary.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Open Innovation Platform for European Farmers

IdeaConnection

Farmers in Europe are set to receive open innovation help for implementing climate-smart agriculture policies and practices. This week saw the launch of Agrisource, Europe’s first open innovation platform for climate-smart agriculture (CSA).

Why Open Innovation Makes Sense

Innocentive

A recent study from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research highlighted the difficulties organizations face in the modern world. Innovation is something that most organizations want to master so that they can survive in our increasingly ‘VUCA’ world. Innovating well is increasingly challenging however.

Four Visions of the Future of Work

Game-Changer

New America and Bloomberg have come together to convene Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, with the goal of analyzing theories of the future of work.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Innovation requires learning, relearning and unlearning

OVO Innovation

For most it's guaranteed to be a slog, or a review of policies and procedures rarely used and important only to a specific team or set of circumstances. And, since they don't possess those skills, they will avoid doing innovation work (from fear of failure) or will make innovation work align to existing programs and policies (which they know well). There's probably few activities that corporate folks enjoy less than corporate training.

Innovate with a Nudge?

Innovation Excellence

Behavioural nudges are clever policy tweaks often used by governments to influence the choices that people make. They are often found to be more effective and less costly than direct actions such as quotas, taxes or subsidies. Here are some simple examples.

Why good people leave large tech companies

Steve Blank

You know for our CEO, ‘love us or leave us’ has been his policy from day one.” (By I asked, “Now that the company is public and has grown so large, has the policy changed?” If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. I was visiting with an ex-student who’s now the CFO of a large public tech company.

Removing the Roadblocks to Corporate Innovation – When Theory Meets Practice

Steve Blank

Finance, HR, Legal, Security, Policy, Branding, you name it, everyone in a division or corporate staff has an excuse for why we can’t do something, and everyone has the power to say no and no urgency to make a change.”. and apply the appropriate policy.

The sustainable innovation paradox

Norbert Bol

Also from a government side we see more policy efforts to stimulate sustainable technologies. However on the other side new technologies are hindered by regulatory policies designed to protect public safety. The technological advance in business and society is at a growing speed. Some say the technological advance is at an exponential growth speed based on Moore’s Law which refers to the doubling of computer processing speed every 18 months.

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.

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.