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.

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 and Why to Align Government Innovation Strategies with Public Policy Goals

IdeaScale

This gives innovation strategy in the government sector a distinct advantage, provided there are clear policy goals. The post How and Why to Align Government Innovation Strategies with Public Policy Goals appeared first on IdeaScale. Innovation thrives when it has a goal.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

Innovation Excellence

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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.

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.

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.

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 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. .

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.

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.

Politics, leadership, innovation and expertise under COVID-19

Xinova

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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.

Making Design Thinking Work in Complex Ecosystems

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Book Review Design Innovation Leadership Uncategorized Design Thinking health healthcare Healthcare Policy Innovation Ecosystem Value CreationWhilst the practice of “build-test-fail-learn-iterate” can lead to elegant innovation and superior user experiences in relatively simple, linear 1:1 company-customer markets such as consumer goods or tech, in markets characterised by many stakeholders with often competing interests, design thinking is less effective.

What the Australian Economy Gets Right About Innovation; and Lessons for Other Countries (Part 1 in series)

InnovationManagement

Organization & Culture Australia digital innovation economics economy education global GDP government policy innovation Innovation Leadership innovation networks support wealthOver the past few months I have been spending time with a range of Australian companies, getting to better understand their business models and approaches to innovation. After working with US / European organizations for many years, it’s been refreshing to see the actions and impact of innovation in this market.

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. It’s designed to rank the infrastructure and support environment for innovation around the world. The 2016 rankings have just been published, and given the desire of the EU.

Report Tracks Progress In Building Digital Economies

Innovation Excellence

Digital Government Growth Digital Economy Digital Innovation Economics policy makingThere are precious few countries on earth that aren’t trying to develop innovative, digital economies, but a recent report from Tufts University highlights the varying progress made towards that goal around the world. For instance, Singapore, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia (more here), Hong Kong, Japan, and Israel are identified.