Tag Archives: Open Innovation

FirstBuild: Co-Creating the Next Generation of Home Appliances

I recently discovered FirstBuild, an online and physical community dedicated to hacking, designing, engineering, building, producing and selling the next generation of home appliances. I am delighted to share my interview with Taylor Dawson, a Founding Member of FirstBuild, via partner company GE. Continue reading

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When it comes to implementing ideas from an innovation community – it is important to take those ideas and ask some probing questions to get to the heart of that idea’s value proposition. Continue reading

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Conventionalism, risk aversion and complacency kill innovation and entrepreneurship. Through our education, from kindergarten to grad school, then through our professional lives, we have been shaped in the same mold, even though we hear here and there that we need to “think outside the box”, that box being only aimed to fit into a bigger box, like the Russian dolls. Continue reading

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Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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“For you, to you” is being replaced by “With you, by you”. Enter the new play control initiated by the collaborative economy. Continue reading

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The cocreation effect francisgouillart.com

While innovation is the brand’s lung, co-creation is the cornerstone to nurture the relationship between brand and community. Continue reading

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Expose yourself to new perspectives you’ve not considered before at the Day of Innovation Conference in Indianapolis on August 28… Continue reading

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