Category: Open Innovation

An exploration of how the challenge-based approach to innovation can fail its participants, and how organizations can do better. Continue reading

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as a service

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a well known acronym for software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor, and made available to customers over the Internet. Can this concept be applied to innovation? As a matter of fact, we see a growing number of initiatives where innovation endeavor is hosted outside the company. Continue reading

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Life Aid

Welcome to a live Crowdfunding project where you can input your own ideas into the process. Going for an innovative approach, and learning, your thoughts are welcome. Continue reading

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Report Looks at What Makes a Good Innovation Ecosystem - Innovation Excellence

A new study looks at the role nations play in the global innovation ecosystem, and what marks good from bad Continue reading

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Are Universities Missing Out on Open Innovation Growth? - Innovation Excellence

A recent study finds that companies are not working effectively with universities. Are they missing out on potential innovations? Continue reading

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Open hands holding number 2015. Happy New Year.

There were several key (and generally welcome) themes that emerged throughout 2015 within corporate innovation.  These are, in part, driven by the increasing value that corporate and business leadership place on this (still relatively) new competency, the sophistication of practitioners in the field, and the results of seeing what works or fails. It is truly an exciting time to be in this field and to see these changes form across the industry. As always, this list is from a personal perspective, that is perhaps biased by my experience within the field, generally working with established corporate organizations and their leaders. Continue reading

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