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Social Innovation Index 2016 [Infographic]

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The Social Innovation Index 2016 measures global capacity for social innovation. Infographic Innovation Technology

Social innovation, a world of challenges and opportunities

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Incremental innovation, we’ve seen, promotes not only trust and collaboration but also calculated risk-taking. Yet innovation also takes shape in radical, disruptive, social frameworks, and by building the adequate organisational competencies. Social innovation.

Get Social with Your Innovation

Braden Kelley

If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Find the purpose and passion that everyone can rally around.

Unlocking the One Trillion-Dollar Sustainable Innovation Opportunity

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Last week Unilever announced research showing that one-third of consumers now purchase its brands based on their good social and environmental performance, but went on to suggest that brands are missing an opportunity from not promoting sustainability effectively.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. In response, even the largest, most established firms have prioritized creating a culture of innovation in order to thrive in the coming. is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions.

Is Everyone Else Still Smarter Than You?

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As innovation conversations move from Crowdsourcing to Crowdsolving, here's a look at its future, and a refresher on its social innovative roots.

(Lack of) Innovation at Non-Profits

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There is an odd tendency for almost all of these organizations to respond to innovations in the same way; they. Continue reading → Innovation Social Innovation Charities innovative thinking michael graber non-profits Southern Growth Studio

The Social Intrapreneur Guide

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Emmanuel de Lutzel is VP Social Business at BNP Paribas, and an active a social intrapreneur. Based on intrapreneurs interviews and his own experience, he wrote the book ‘Transform your company from the inside: the social intrapreneur guide’, with Valérie de la Rochefoucauld-Drouâs in 2015. Entrepreneurship BNP Paribas Emmanuel de Lutzel Intrapreneur intrapreneurship social innovation social intrapreneur Valérie de Drouâs

Google Introduces the Self-driving Bicycle [video]

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Toward a Better Definition of Innovation

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In innovation, the process equals New Value Creation. This process of creation is non-linear, even iterative, insights-based, and way-finding, a process of discovery, not optimization. Sometimes, it can be like playing the children’s game Chutes and Ladders.

The social intrapreneur guide, with Emmanuel de Lutzel

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Emmanuel de Lutzel is VP Social Business at BNP Paribas, and an active a social intrapreneur. Based on intrapreneurs interviews and his own experience, he wrote the book ‘Transform your company from the inside: the social intrapreneur guide’, with Valérie … Continue reading → Innovation BNP Paribas Emmanuel de Lutzel intrapreneur intrapreneurship social innovation social intrapreneur Valérie de Drouâs

Innovation through Intelligence – Call for case studies

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I've been commissioned to write a new book for Routledge with the working title "Brain Based Enterprises" for 2017 following my 7th piece of work, "Leading, Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise" for Bloomsbury. Business Models Case Study Creativity Data Innovation Leadership People & Skills Social Innovation Artificial Intelligence Corporate Learning Knowledge Economy machine learning

Innovation Indicted Long Live Innovation!

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Innovation is value free. Continue reading → Creativity Innovation culture social innovationPutting it to good rather than evil or unfair use is a matter of human choice.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

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Crowdsolving in Action: From Wikipedia to Firefox

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Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Social Innovation Technology Academic Research Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing internet problem solving research social innovation technology

Thinking Through a Crowdsourcing Initiative [2/3]

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Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Social Innovation Trends Crowd Economy Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing futureCrowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed.

Facing the New Innovating World in the 21st Century

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This week my research was moving around issues of complexity within innovation and I came across a great paper, written by Deborah Dougherty called "Organizing for innovation in complex innovation systems".

Who is your Socrates in your organization?

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Continue reading → Change Cognition Creativity Culture & Values Inspiration Leadership People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation Uncategorized collaboration culture education Creative Thinking hcm HR Learning Philosophy thinking

3 Advantages to Collaborating on Innovation as a Global Community

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But with the proliferation of problems, organizations and enterprises are broadening their search for innovative solutions and many of them are looking to the crowd for ideas. News business value crowdsourcing DREAMS Challenge global market globalization HIV / AIDS IdeaScale millennial nonprofit problem solving R&D rapid design processes rapid innovation cycle social innovation

59 Innovation Events for Q4 2015

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Earlier this year, Jason Williams shared a list of 46 Innovation Conferences for 2015. Explorious Ventures, both a collector and connector, has curated the world's largest list of innovation-related events, conferences, festivals and happenings.

Now-ism: Why Perfect Scores Don’t Matter And What To Focus On Instead

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In a recent TED Talk, Ito reveals a revolutionary style of innovation that he and his colleagues discovered during a time when they had to take learning into their own hands. "Education is what people do to you; learning is what you do to yourself.”

Where is the Crowdsourcing Movement Heading? [1/3]

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Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Social Innovation Trends Crowd Economy Crowdsolving Crowdsouring futureAuthor’s note: This is a three-part series.

Your Phone is Trying to Control Your Life [Editor’s Choice]

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Change Consumer Innovation Design Headlines Innovation Social Innovation Technology Video Apple Consumer Choice Google PBS NewsHour technology Technology and Ethics The Atlantic Time Well Spent Tristan HarrisWhether you're killing time in line at Starbucks or scrolling through an endless meme stream on Twitter, your smartphone is trying to seduce you.

How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples

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What is innovation? We can say it’s about R&D and S&T, but it’s also radical, disruptive, incremental and social innovation, as well as innovation competencies. The post How can you put innovation to work?

Crowdsolving Unsafe Cities — Social impact winner Elsa D’silva: [video]

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In this video, ElsaMarie D'Silva -- a ‘Crowd Sourced Social Impact’ winner from the #DigitalWomenAwards -- speaks of the significant social progress being made from her crowdsolving network, and also reflects on the ample opportunities in store for young women entrepreneurs today. Digital Disruption Innovation Processes & Tools Profiles of Innovators Social Innovation Technology Anti-violence Technology awards Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing Safecities Sexual Violence Social Impact

How to Achieve Excellence in the Fuzzy Front-End – Part 2

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Read about Key Findings in part 2 this two-part series on the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation.

Why Your Social Strategy is Broken and How To Fix It

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By now, nobody doubts the power of social platforms, although few marketers have been able to exploit them successfully. Continue reading → Build Capability Customers Social Innovation Social Media Strategy Uncategorized Leadership problem solving social strategyFacebook has a monthly audience of nearly a billion visitors. Other top sites, like Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn, attract hundreds of millions.

Case Study: Instagram

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Weight Watchers Director of Social Media gives the skinny on the Seven Sacred Lessons of Instagram. Case Study Health/Healthcare Presentations Processes & Tools Social Innovation Social Media Instagram Slideshare

The Hedgehogs' Dilemma

Mills-Scofield

Some of his very cool projects have been in Make Magazine , he’s been published in Harvard Business Review and is the co-founder of Critical Designs-Critical Futures on how design thinking and activism can spur social innovation. Conflict Management Corporate Culture Critical Design Culture Design Thinking Innovation Leadership Management Social InnovationThe Hedgehog’s Dilemma is a metaphor for the problems we have developing relationships.

This air cooling system for the slums uses plastic bottles and requires no electricity

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An excellent example of a simple innovation which just focuses on a solution to a problem, without being overengineered. Do you like insights into innovation like this? What other social innovations like this have you seen?

La 27e Région, Innovation Lab: be the change that you wish to see

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La 27ème Région is an innovation and service design laboratory whose goal is to "change the change" in the 26 French regional governments and in the Public sector. Continue reading → Innovation 27ème région 27eregion Design Thinking Innovation Lab nicolas bry public modernization SGMAP social innovation Stéphane Vincent

TEDSummit: Your smartphone security is a civil rights issue

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Feature Of The Week Android Apple Civil Rights Cyber Security Innovation presentations Privacy Protection Production innovation smartphone social innovation technology TED TEDSummit TrendsThe smartphone you use reflects more than just personal taste … it could determine how closely you can be tracked, too.

How making Pros & Cons lists damage your innovation projects without you realising

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Not exactly a breakthrough innovation idea, I know, but read on to see what happened next. You might be asking yourself, why am I telling you this story here, on an innovation and creativity blog? It is what keeps us from wandering into dark caves, but it also a reason why it’s so hard to convince your boss to support a new idea or innovative project. ” Do you like insights into innovation like this? What other social innovations like this have you seen?

Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.

Paul Hobcraft

I wrote this recently in a post entitled “ Bringing New Innovation is Stretching the Mind “ It opened with this view: “There is a profound shift taking place, relating to innovation. Developing a new framework for risk and innovation.

Sustainable innovation: innovation driving sustainability

Norbert Bol

Companies have a responsibility for the environment and society, but on the other hand companies cannot resolve all the environmental and social problems in the world. Successful companies however view sustainability as one of the biggest trends that will shape the future and use sustainability as an innovation tool. In order to innovate, companies must find new possibilities and learn how to apply these possibilities. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences , 181 , 228-240.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

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CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. Interviewing Innovation Executives. Class 2 — Innovation Guidance.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 2

Tim Kastelle

In part 1 of this post , Ralph revisited key innovation issues that were already addressed by us three years ago. Co-Innovation and startup engagement. Moreover, if the innovation is truly different, then the incumbent would have to overhaul its systems and operations to adopt it.

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The Buzz about HunchBuzz

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Jennie Guzman is a Wellington based content writer/Comms student @Massey getting the lowdown on Innovation, Idea Management Software and Collaboration from one of NZ’s finest – HunchBuzz. HunchBuzz’s three pillars of success: Collaboration, Innovation & Engagement.

Adaptive Strategy Matrix [Infographic]: exploration vs. exploitation?

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In this strategy companies focus on social innovation, entrepreneurship, ideation and technology. Strategic focus lies on marketing, co-creation and business model innovation and open innovation. Focus on social innovation and ideation.

World Open Innovation Conference 2015: Final Program

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Thu 10:30 AM (Salon D): Modes of Open Innovation; Moderator: Marcel Bogers Mehdi Bagherzadeh and Sabine Brunswicker Mix and Match: Preferred ‘Mix of Open Innovation Modes’ for Solving Innovation Problems Roberto Camerani, Stefano Denicolai, Monica Masucci and Giovanni Valentini The Interplay of Inbound and Outbound Open Innovation and its Impact on Firm Performance Saumya Amarasinghe, Kenneth Husted and Frank Siedlok How Revealing is Revealing?