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.

Social innovation

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This is where social innovation comes into play to make sure that it happens. Just about everything that can affect how a society operates, such as education, working conditions, health issues, and much more, fall under the umbrella of social innovation.

Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software

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In partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development, the multinational Unilever has pledged £40 million to support social enterprises through the joint initiative TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation management software. The post Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software appeared first on Exago.

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.

Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations

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Joseph Schumpeter , the guru of innovation, addressed the process of innovation with his theory of creative destruction and his definition of entrepreneurs as people who combined existing elements in new ways to create a new product or service. The term is used in many ways and related to innovations such as microcredit and internet based distance learning as well as social entrepreneurship. There is also a new book published on the subject, Social Innovation, Inc.

Get Social with Your Innovation

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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.

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Crowdsolving in Action: From Wikipedia to Firefox

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The Eco Lux Trend – Is Your Brand Missing Out?

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Innovation marketing Product Innovation Social Innovation Strategy Sustainability Trends product innovation social innovation sustainabilityLike it or lump it, the “eco” market is not going anywhere. 66% of global consumers say they are willing to pay more for sustainable brands (Bain & Company). Despite global economic instability, last year the luxury market grew by 5% to an estimated €1.2 trillion globally (Bain).

The Value of Innovation at a Time of Crisis

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We often talk about the role of innovation in an age of constant, radical disruption, as defined by the 4th industrial revolution. Within this new environment, innovation leaders should play an essential role in helping the organization thrive and drive growth.

How Innovation and Decentralization Will Forever Change Social Networking

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Social Innovation Social Media Blockchain cryptocurrency Decentralization privacy Social NetworkThe blockchain and cryptocurrency are more than just buzzwords nowadays.

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.

Social Innovation: Innovation for the Good of Us All

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So says28-year-old Cloudera founder, early Facebook veteranand one of Bloomberg BusinessWeek's "Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs" in 2010, Jeff Hammerbacher, in a refreshing insight about the present state of innovation. "The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads.That sucks."

Why Sustainability is Your Next Big Innovation Opportunity

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What’s the business case for sustainable innovation? That’s the question I’ve been asked most in my years working on sustainability and the main reason clients cite for not innovating around social and environmental responsibility.

Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

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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.

Ideation results from the YouthSpeak Forum 2018

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social innovation ideationThe YouthSpeak Forum is an initiative held annually around the world, organized by AIESEC and supported by the United Nations to bring young people together in dialogue and action regarding the Sustainable Development Goals.

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.

Reflections on life in the sharing economy | Episode 5

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Business Models Case Study Disruption Innovation Social Media Strategy Consumerism Crowdsourcing Digital Social Innovation Financial Services Innovation Focus on our future future TrendsThe Sharing Economy is expanding its reach beyond local communities.

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.

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

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.

Reflections on Life in the Sharing Economy | Episode 1

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Innovation or Not – The Shoe That Grows

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Innovation Social Innovation charity children developing world Shoes third worldI love elegant design solutions for problems that are more important than some of the silly things that we think of as problems in the first world. Their mission is simple, make shoes that will last longer for the kids that need them most and then work to find people who can distribute them to.

104 Mobile Marketing Facts [infographic]

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Build Capability Digital Infographic Innovation Product Innovation Social Innovation Technology digital e-commerce marketing mobileThis infographic, compiled by the team behind Website Builder, offers 104 mobile marketing facts, including desktop vs. mobile comparisons, niches that work best, great mobile marketing techniques, but also usage, user friendliness, adoption, commerce, search and conversion stats.

Open innovation for social change — OECD's global challenge

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Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more—including social good. Why crowdsource for social change? collective creativity social innovationIn today's digital age, the Internet connects the world like never before. Utilizing this virtual environment to involve an unlimited audience brings an array of possibilities to tackle important challenges.

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".

Innovation is Social

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If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Create the flexibility necessary to deal with the constant change that a focus on innovation requires for both customers and the organization. Make innovation the social.

Google Introduces the Self-driving Bicycle [video]

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A New Wave of Open, More Social Digital Innovation?

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Tech for Good? Generation2 is at the forefront of it

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As more and more we see innovators with a social purpose, I’ve … Continue reading → Engagement Innovation Generation2 Jeanne Bretecher social innovation tech for goodJeanne Bretecher is a young entrepreneur, who co-founded with Steven Bertal the agency Generation2, a new kind of consulting agency who’s acting in partnership for the greater good.

ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – we have a winner!

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We are delighted to announce that, by a single vote, the winner of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 for Excellence in Innovation Management is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), with the Fraunhofer Institute a close second. Associations Build Capability Case Study Competitions Feature Of The Week Management Presentations Social Innovation collaboration Crowdsourcing Innovation Innovation Management Strategy successWow, so close!

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.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

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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

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

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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

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

(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

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

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How to Build a Dynamic Brand

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Innovation Leadership marketing Product Innovation Profiles of Innovators R&D Sales Social Innovation brands consumer goods Customers FMCG storytelling Strategy Visual IconsWhile brand positioning isn’t particularly hard to explain, neither is describing how a plane flies. But the physics of rapid air flow over the wings is one thing; actually designing and piloting a plane is something else all together.