Witnessing the future of innovation policy

100%Open

Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. The Policy Accelerator is an executive development programme seeking to build a global network of innovation policy entrepreneurs. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

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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How to Rescue a Troubled Project

AureaWorks

Every project manager takes on a new assignment expecting the best outcome. In a perfect world, careful planning would lead to high-quality projects that are submitted on time and on budget. While most projects might have a few issues during the execution process, some get derailed.

Can project managers be innovative?

Values Centered Innovation

This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. As project managers, you are always innovating with each project you manage, no matter how small or large the scope is, and no matter what the topic is.

Scope Creep Fail Safes: Using PPM to Keep Your Projects On Time

AureaWorks

Together, these minor changes can add up to a more stressful project and a weaker product. As projects become increasingly connected within companies and vendors, there are more opportunities for scope creep. Here’s how you can prevent this phenomenon and guard your projects against it.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

In many projects we’ve worked on, an unexpected bonus is the effect on corporate culture. 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.

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.

Open Innovation Meets Democracy on Malta

IdeaConnection

Within the last few days the Nationalist Party, a Maltese Christian democratic and conservative party launched the IDEAT project to encourage citizen engagement. Every six minutes a new policy proposal idea is received. Open Innovation IDEAT project open innovation and democracy

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.

Too Busy To Save Your Company

CorporateIntel

There is a good deal of room between having to ingest every new idea that comes your way and fully delegating innovation to an isolated “special projects” department. It also led to a few projects over the years I never would have conceived could make a difference in our business.

How to Scale Your Innovation Program

IdeaScale

Scaling requires a schedule, training, and follow-up, just like any other company-wide project. Unexpected legal or internal policy issues. What happens to your brilliant Facebook poll if your organization has a standing “no social media” policy? Innovation drives growth.?.

How to Create a Cross-Cultural Onboarding Plan for International Vendors

AureaWorks

Companies are increasingly turning to international vendors to assist in project completion. Both parties need to be aware of each other’s needs and the policies for effective cooperation. Use these 12 tips to help shape your own policies. Project Management

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. You can see examples of their various projects on their website. In 2015 the World Bank established a group to help developing countries use nudge policies.

How Good Time Tracking Data Creates Fair and Balanced Workloads

AureaWorks

Sure, no one likes tracking their own time, and no one likes having their time tracked — especially on projects in the private sphere, where things like FLSA requirements don’t apply. But it’s important for project managers to understand precisely how long it takes to finish a task.

10 Ways to Empower Employees to Manage Workloads Effectively

AureaWorks

For project managers, self-reliant team members are more than a nice-to-have. If you think about it, the people that you hire to do this work are freakishly smart,” Joseph Flahiff at Whitewater Projects Inc. Project Management

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Al-Hasan Al-Shaibani

Innovation 360 Group

Hands on experience in developing procedures, service standards and operational policies, planning & implementing effective control measures to reduce running costs of the business. Project & portfolio Management. Based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This massive shift from our present reliance on fossil fuels projects to renewables (regarded as clean energy) can account for two-thirds of our primary energy supply by this 2050 mark. Source IRENA [link].

The Hard-to-Abate sectors need innovation solutions to reach Net-Zero Co2 Emissions

Paul Hobcraft

It is going to require significant public policy will and private investment to drive both the present incremental solutions and push for the breakthrough ones. Source: [link].

Book Review: What about the Future? by Fred Phillips

Jeffrey Phillips

The closing chapters become a more philosophical discussion about the future and our ability to understand the future and, having reached conclusions about the future, the impact on business and public policy. Kondratieff projected 30 year cycles of increased innovation followed by 30 years of exploitation of the previous innovative period. I'm returning today to one of my favorite activities - a book review.

The 8 Top Collaboration Tools for Your Workplace

IdeaScale

Whether in the office or on the go, your employees can share information, project updates, documents, and empower a unified workplace. Groups can be created for specific project teams and departments to segregate conversations. Your company is a team.

Dagmar Boettger

Innovation 360 Group

Background: Dagmar has worked in Strategic HR Management for BASF in Europe and Asia triggering mainly the question: how to translate strategic goals into people-related leadership concepts and HR policies. Based in Hong Kong, China.

Green finance through shared savings

Norbert Bol

In this financial concept the beneficiary of the implementation of green technologies or sustainability does not have to invest or make an upfront payment for such a project. The supplier fi nances the project and shares its savings with the beneficiary (user, customer) in a way that the beneficiary always has a positive cash fl ow at any stage of the project. . Identifying policy solutions for improving the energy efficiency of rental properties.

Announcing the 4th Annual World Open Innovation Conference

IdeaConnection

Open policy and governance. Dr. Arati Prabhakar – Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University; Former Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Do you want to hear about the latest open innovation research?

Research is Collaborative

IdeaScale

Say you have a researcher who’s gathered a great deal of data for one of their experiments, they can then connect them to a government agency who can use that data to inform policy.

Barrier Buster: Clearing the Way for Breakthrough Ideas

IdeaScale

Guiding projects along the path of least resistance and avoiding political pitfalls. Adjusting policies, procedures, and organization practices to facilitate new idea implementation. There is not enough funding to form and facilitate innovation projects.

Innovations in Community Policing: Security & Public Safety for Cities of Brazil

IdeaScale

The session was held at the historical Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, drawing in a robust crowd of academic administrators, educators, and international policy makers.

Dr. Satnam Singh, MAICD

Innovation 360 Group

Dr. Satnam has lead innovation to increase efficiencies through cost reductions, productivity, revenue generation and improvements, achieved through focused strategy, policy development and best practices’ implementation. Based in Malaysia and Australia.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

The center was created in 2011 by the federal Office of Science, Technology, and Policy to foster innovation at NASA and throughout U.S. Administrators dub each project a “challenge,” and have a specific process for submitting as well as evaluating and accepting them.

The Innovative Mentor

IdeaScale

They take a long-term view of their staff and see innovation projects as an opportunity to stretch their employees’ capabilities and to help them achieve their aspirations. A mentor enables innovators to focus on their project results while also learning about themselves along the way.

Strategies for Innovating Your Workspaces

InnovationTraining.org

Update Your Flex-Work Policy. When managers aren’t able to visit you at your desk to see how work is going, employees are held to a higher personal standard to own the projects that you assign to them. What is the relationship between the places we work and our ability to innovate?

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.

Fix the Planet’s Results to Be Announced at SAP Next-Gen HQ in NYC

Innovation 360 Group

Not only is this the largest real-estate development project in the US, representing a more collaborative future, but also features the most ambitious application of Greentech construction techniques.

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

The project set out to offer opportunities of an equal say in the policymaking process to people who work in social inclusion from the ground. the disconnect between the traditional policy mindset and what stakeholders on the ground really wanted, became clear.

How can academics ensure their work has impact?

IdeaSpies

If researchers are working on a project that might have a potential real-world application, there are two general starting points to commercialisation. . This option isn’t available at every university as IP ownership policies vary across jurisdictions and institutes.

How to lead intrapreneurship and innovation

The Future Shapers

Good innovation strategy is about finding the right mix of projects across routine, radical, disruptive, and architectural categories. One approach is to use “soft structures” like project teams or temporary organisations focused around specific innovation opportunities.

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Beyond Bitcoin: The Future of Blockchain Technology

Daniel Burrus

However, projections show blockchain use will increase significantly in the next decade as banks, insurers and technology firms embrace the technology to boost transaction speed and security, and trim expenses. Bitcoins were introduced in 2009 to great fanfare.

I would recommend applying the Innovation Value Proposition

Paul Hobcraft

Amplifies knowledge sharing and integration: by focusing on the policies and programs for knowledge sharing. Also, as you reflect, you can perhaps make it more personal and more compelling to project out your innovation ambition. Adapted from original source [link].

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How Can You Manage a Nonprofit Internationally With Innovative Technology?

IdeaScale

According to the organization’s policy advisor, “Some 82 percent of our clients feel actually relaxed by seeing the films.”

Leveraging the Benefits of Open Innovation

IdeaScale

Open innovation has helped advance many industries, including IT, healthcare, and even public policy. A budget hiccup could halt a project instantly, and innovations must all be tested carefully in-house. Open innovation is innovation where companies or organizations reach out to other companies, individuals, and the general public to create innovative products and services. Some open innovation partnerships include colleges and universities.

Occupying Terra Incognita: How Governments can shape the Future

The Future Shapers

Bringing together forward thinkers from policy making to cyborg ethics and a mainstage rivalling Glastonbury Festival with keynotes from Hip-Hop artist and activist Akala to Nick Clegg, the crowd sought to debunk the myths that we are on the verge of a cyborg apocalypse and apply a new lens to our terra incognita, namely that we had reason to be optimistic and the future was ours to occupy.

Five Tips for Truly Opening Your Mind

IdeaScale

Put ideas first, and worry about how they’ll be rendered in code or metal or policy later. Innovative thinking requires work. Here’s where to start. Can you truly change the way you think?

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Eliminating Uncertainty: How to Manage Innovation Risk in 3 Easy Steps

Qmarkets

Having piloted an action learning programme for Bayer in 2018, Bicking explained: “We took some leaders and they delivered work on some projects that were outside of their normal space. – you can gain a clearer perspective of how future innovation projects can be improved.