Inspiration from the social innovation frontlines against COVID-19

Exago

These social enterprises in Bangladesh, supported by the TRANSFORM initiative using the Exago solution, are combining local knowledge and experience working together with others to create much-needed solutions to the current COVID-19 crisis. The post Inspiration from the social innovation frontlines against COVID-19 appeared first on Exago. Blog open-innovation SDGs social enterprises social innovation

What Is Corporate Social Innovation? Understanding the New Driver of Change

IdeaScale

Nowadays, you hear terms like “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) a lot. A good corporate image is now reflected in the environmental and social issues a company corresponds with. The need for a socially appropriate goals and actions of a corporation has given rise to corporate social innovation where companies form partnerships with NGOs. What Is Social Innovation? At the same time, it should aim to build new social relationships.

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Social Innovation and Open Innovation – Two Sides of the Same Coin

Innovation Excellence

Her professional thesis examined the link between open innovation and corporate social responsibility within large companies. 1) Hi Charlotte, could you explain the topic of your recollection, crossing open innovation with social innovation? Innovation Charlotte Peleszezak CSR Open Innovation social innovation tech for goodCharlotte Peleszezak is graduated in International business law and entrepreneurship from HEC Paris.

Social innovation, a world of challenges and opportunities

Exago

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. The post Social innovation, a world of challenges and opportunities appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Insights business transformation innovation-results social innovation

Borderlander – A New Kind of Social Innovator

Game-Changer

A key trait of every innovator is cultivating a diverse network of people that she / he can tap into for insights and perspective. She cares about inviting more cultural brokers and bridge builders into the public, private, and social sectors to help individuals and communities flourish. We’re talking about Borderlanders, border crossers, fronterizos – a new kind of social innovator. entrepreneurship Innovation Podcast podcast social innovation

Systems Change in Social Innovation Education

The Inovo Group

While this is an article about education for social innovation, it is supremely relevant to the education and practice of any corporate innovator in today’s world. Its central thesis is that we need to start thinking of innovation as a way to change complex systems rather than just attempting to ‘solve problems’, and teaching as such. Inner work : This includes the development of self-awareness and social/emotional intelligence, fostering empathy as an innovator.

Social innovation

HunchBuzz

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. The idea is that a number of different entities, be it government, private, or public, can collaborate to develop and innovate new ideas. The post Social innovation appeared first on HunchBuzz.

What is Social Innovation?

HunchBuzz

social innovation. Social innovation is the general concept of getting new ideas from across different groups, organizations or cultures. It is that kind of innovation that aims to go beyond norms, traditions, ethnicities and races. Social innovation can be a simple strategy or it can be a very wide encompassing concept or group of ideas rolled into one theory. Different Forms of Social Innovation. The post What is Social Innovation?

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

Exago

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.

Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations

Innovation 360

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.

Ten Questions to Answer Before Using Social Tools for Product Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Social media is incredibly effective for conveying marketing messages and for receiving rapid customer feedback. The effectiveness of social media for outbound marketing activities, i.e. getting the news out about new products offerings, and interacting with customers, is well known. But social media is also a tool for inbound marketing – for understanding the customer.

Génération2: The Social Good Accelerator

Innovation Excellence

Génération2 is a cooperative of advisors, working to increase and guide corporation, and social innovators’ partnerships, from Philanthropy to more business oriented solutions. Build Capability Culture & Values Innovation Social Innovation CSR Generation2 Jeanne Bretecher social innovation tech for good

Social Innovation Index 2016 [Infographic]

Innovation Excellence

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

innovationHUB 2018 places innovation at the center of corporate and social innovation

ideas4allinnovation

Main points: – innovationHUB 2018 highlighted the central importance of innovating with clients and analyzed the state of innovation in Spain with COTEC and Fundación I+E. ideas4all Innovation’s 3rd annual Innovation Awards awarded prizes to companies like Zurich Insurance, KPMG or RTVE for their innovation programs. When market players are included, resources are gained for innovation” , Marrón highlighted in this respect.

Handwashing solution supported by TRANSFORM scales to Bangladesh

Exago

For every challenge there is a solution, and in these uncertain times, social innovators are making an impact and facing COVID-19 head on. Blog crisis management open-innovation social innovationHappyTap, a portable handwashing solution supported by the TRANSFORM initiative, is one such example, having recently launched its product in Bangladesh. The post Handwashing solution supported by TRANSFORM scales to Bangladesh appeared first on Exago.

Innovating for Success after COVID19

Innovation Excellence

We will beat the COVID19 virus, and innovation will play a key role in that victory. Nothing spurs innovation like a crisis, or a war, and we are in the middle of. Innovation Social Innovation COVID19 crisis innovation agility Innovation PsychologyWe will find new treatments, using either new drugs, or hopefully fast-tracking reapplication of existing ones. We will reapply existing technology to mass produce respirators.

Crowdsolving in Action: From Wikipedia to Firefox

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Social Innovation Technology Academic Research Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing internet problem solving research social innovation technologyFrom restaurant reviews in Yelp to traffic information in Google Maps, crowd-sourced information has become more and more integrated into the websites, apps and other technologies that we use every day.

The Eco Lux Trend – Is Your Brand Missing Out?

Innovation Excellence

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).

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. Create the flexibility necessary to deal with the constant change that … Continue reading → collaboration Innovation Leadership Social Innovation Idea Management ideas innovation leadership Innovation Management innovation teams innovative thinking Insights Management Nine Innovation Roles organizational psychology passion Psychology Social

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Diverse Talent Drives Innovation: A Collision Conference Interview with Rusul Alrubail

Innovation Excellence

I had the opportunity to meet with Collision speaker, Rusul Alrubail, at her Toronto-based Parkdale Centre for Innovation. Innovation Collision conference expert interview Interview social innovationCollision Conference took place in Toronto, Canada May 20-23. It is North America’s fastest growing tech conference, welcoming 25,000+ participants from 125 countries with 45.7% female attendance.

Social Innovation: Innovation for the Good of Us All

Bill Fischer

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."

Innovation Indicted Long Live Innovation!

Innovation Excellence

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.

Is Everyone Else Still Smarter Than You?

Innovation Excellence

As innovation conversations move from Crowdsourcing to Crowdsolving, here's a look at its future, and a refresher on its social innovative roots. Consumer Innovation Disruption Innovation marketing Processes & Tools Social Innovation Technology Big Data Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing data Problemsolving technology

An Innovation Lexicon

IdeaScale

Innovation means different things to different people. Sometimes it’s hard to have a good conversation about innovation, because people understand the concept in very different ways. Let’s start with a general definition that states “Innovation is something new and useful ” incorporates both the concepts of novelty and value. The way we think about innovation has changed over time. Others define innovation as entrepreneurship – starting a new business.

9 Diversity Dimensions That Increase Innovation, and One Reason They May Not

Innovation Excellence

collaboration culture Culture & Values Innovation Innovation Perspectives People & Skills Social Innovation Diversity TeamworkHuman resource departments tout diversity, because a diverse company will better represent all of its customers. But how does diversity help creativity? What are the important factors we typically forget?

The social intrapreneur guide, with Emmanuel de Lutzel

Rapid Innovation in digital time

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

The Value of Innovation at a Time of Crisis

InnovationManagement

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. Strategies innovation management social innovation Strategic context

Innovation or Not – The Shoe That Grows

Innovation Excellence

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.

What Contributes to Nonprofit Innovation

InnovationManagement

In an article by the Stanford Social Innovation Review , the authors addressed a recent study from the Bridgespan Group that identified an innovation in the nonprofit sector. Although 80% of nonprofit leaders consider innovation an imperative, only 40% of those leaders consider their organization ready for innovation. SSIR went on to discuss the six characteristics that empower nonprofit innovation.

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Get Out of the Gender Ghetto

Innovation Excellence

Culture & Values Disruption education Innovation Perspectives Inspiration Leadership Social Innovation Closing Gender Gap Defining Vision Diversity and Inclusion empowerment Gender ParityBy Federica D’Armento and Aleksandra Orman-Lorenz It’s the year 2277, and women have finally achieved equal pay at work. This is not the apocalyptic ending of a Hollywood movie. This may be the reality in 257 years.

(Lack of) Innovation at Non-Profits

Innovation Excellence

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 StudioThrough the Southern Growth Studio, I have the great honor to work with non-profits. Big ones. Growing ones. And ones on the verge of collapse.

Why Sustainability is Your Next Big Innovation Opportunity

Innovation Excellence

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. Feature Of The Week Innovation Social Innovation Sustainability Business Models environment farming Food Security food waste future Global Goals Social Responsibility sustainability Sustainable Development United Nations

How Innovation and Decentralization Will Forever Change Social Networking

Innovation Excellence

Social Innovation Social Media Blockchain cryptocurrency Decentralization privacy Social NetworkThe blockchain and cryptocurrency are more than just buzzwords nowadays. Bitcoin seems to be in the headlines every other day, while techies are all hanging on the looming promise of the blockchain’s revolutionary power.

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

Innovation Excellence

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. It can hold a key for us to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connect different voices, that builds into a community that can combine and open up the fields of.

Thinking Through a Crowdsourcing Initiative [2/3]

Innovation Excellence

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. Partnering with experts in this field will help overcome many of these barriers or at least have reassuring suggestions for resolving them. Let’s take a look at some of.

ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – we have a winner!

Innovation Excellence

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!

Why Your Social Strategy is Broken and How To Fix It

Innovation Excellence

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.

Who is your Socrates in your organization?

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Change Cognition Creativity Culture & Values Inspiration Leadership People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation Uncategorized collaboration culture education Creative Thinking hcm HR Learning Philosophy thinkingThinking for yourself and challenging the status quo will keep you on the inventing side of business and life.

The Social Intrapreneur Guide

Innovation Excellence

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

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Change Culture & Values Innovation Leadership Management People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation culture authenticity Authenticity in Leadership change change management Entrepreneurship hcm hrm organization StrategyMany companies have a huge gap between their culture and strategy — a problem that only gets bigger in larger companies, especially when they are in transition.

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

Innovation Excellence

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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Innovation through Intelligence – Call for case studies

Innovation Excellence

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

A New Wave of Open, More Social Digital Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

There are four aspects where technology will trend towards open to exploit our connected world that might offer up more opportunities to participate and explore Continue reading → Digital Open Innovation Technology Collaborative Platforms Digital Social Innovation global Open Data Open Hardware Open Knowledge Open Networks