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“Over the years, Open Innovation has become the new normal” states Hannes, Director Open Innovation Networks at Swarovski. Continue reading

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Shifting to Ultimate Outcomes - innovation excellence

We need to all get paid or rewarded far more on the value of the result from successful ultimate outcomes, judged by focusing only on the successful result of delivering to that real customer need. Continue reading

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Lou- circos-e-dots-1k[3]

Two weeks ago I joined several hundred others at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel for this year’s edition of the Chief Innovation Officer Summit, New York.

The agenda showcased a host of diverse and compelling speakers including, among many other notables, GE’s Chief Scientist, NASA’s Chief Knowledge Officer, WalmartLabs Innovation Lead, Gap’s Dean of Innovation, and Samsung’s Chief Innovation Officer. As you’d expect, several powerful threads and themes emerged across the two days… Continue reading

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Google Team

A little over five years ago I created an evolution of a Gary Hamel framework from The Future of Management that I titled The Innovator’s Framework and included in my popular first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire. Continue reading

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Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (2/2) - Innovation Excellence

How compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation? And what if, if Open Innovation, which was intended to seek out outside, were coming back inside? Continue reading

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Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (1/2) - Innovation Excellence

What is Participative Innovation? And how does it intersect with Open Innovation with the Crowd? Continue reading

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Seven Steps to a More Creative Organization

First, how do you bring diverse knowledge and insights into the organization to create these unexpected connections? Second, how do you ensure that the creative ideas generated are relevant to your business? Third, how do you support a business process that seems fuzzy and turn it into reproducible steps that invite broad contribution? Continue reading

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