Author Archives: Stefan Lindegaard

Stretching the Concept of Open Innovation

Given the maturity of open innovation and crowdsourcing today, it has become fairly common to bring external resources into an innovation process. Just check this list of 40 examples. Continue reading

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Top 5 Countries for Open Innovation – 2012

Stefan Lindegaard’s look at 2012 Open Innovation Leaders by Country… Continue reading

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Twitter - An Important Tool for Innovation Efforts

This is the first post in a series where I look into how you can use the four leading social media tools – Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube – to advance your innovation agenda.
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The Innovation Value in Using Social Media - Beiersdorf Interview

Beiersdorf, the global skin care giant behind such brands as Nivea, Eucerin, and La Prairie, already enjoyed a strong reputation for innovation when it launched a new approach to open innovation in January 2011. Continue reading

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Free Books & Reports on Open Innovation, Co-Creation & Crowdsourcing

Here you get an overview of valuable – and FREE – books and reports related to open innovation, co-creation and crowdsourcing. Continue reading

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40 Examples of Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing

We can call it open innovation, crowdsourcing or co-creation – or something else. In short, it is about bringing external input to an innovation process and this is no longer a buzzword. Continue reading

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Should Companies Forget About Radical Innovation?

Radical innovation is too difficult for most companies and they should play it safer when it comes to innovation. You can read why I think so below – and you can get a few ideas how to do it should you decide to give radical innovation a try. Continue reading

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