Tag Archives: Open Innovation

Cultivating Innovation Agility - Innovation Excellence

Outlining the benefits of adopting a business eco-system accelerates the innovation process, reduces the risks inherent in innovation, and engages the entire organization as “co-ideators” and broader ecosystem in the innovation effort. Continue reading

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Creating Structured Innovation - innovation excellence

Creating Structured Innovation, or How can you lead a successful programme? Here are a few lessons about creating an innovation culture, turning user-centric, agile, open, and global, and letting innovation finds its flow! Continue reading

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Design the Right Open Innovation Project - innovation excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. However it can mean many things to many people; from running a crowdsourced idea scheme like Lego Ideas or MyStarbucksIdea, through to large co-branded initiatives like Senseo. Continue reading

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Results from a new national survey shows companies adopting open innovation (OI) to out-pace competitors and lead their industries in an increasingly aggressive global landscape Continue reading

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Ulrich Betz

Dr. Ulrich Betz is Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Incubator’ at Merck Serono. Merck Serono initiated recently a great variety of open and participative innovation initiatives: Innospire Idea Competition, Innovation Boost 2015, Innovation Cup, Open Compound, Open Call for drug discovery, and Outcubation. Continue reading

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We’ve entered the age of business as unusual. A ‘new normal’ found when equilibrium (the condition of a system in which all competing influences are balanced) gives way to dis-equilibrium (loss or lack of stability). Continue reading

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In this article I describe Disney’s new simple, but revolutionary business model and expose the marketing premise behind it that over the next decade will help Disney bring in over $300 Billion in net new revenues. Continue reading

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