Headlines from the Innovation Management Industry

  • Why I Blog about Innovation
    Why does anyone blog about Innovation? Paul Hobcraft, a committed voice, gives us his reasons, and innovation intent. Not simply seen `justī a list of topics, but the "stakes" into the innovation ground to keep guiding me and my readers along a journey of personal discovery. Continue reading →
  • Unpacking the Geography of Crowd Capital
    From a presentation we found stalking Yannig Roth, from the Open & User Innovation Conference, at Harvard Business School, with two fellow crowdsourcing researchers from Canada (Prashant Shukla & John Prpic). The talk, titled "Is the World Flat? Unpacking the Geography of Crowd Capital," p...
  • Unpacking the Geography of Crowd Capital
    From a presentation we found stalking Yannig Roth, from the Open & User Innovation Conference, at Harvard Business School, with two fellow crowdsourcing researchers from Canada (Prashant Shukla & John Prpic). The talk, titled "Is the World Flat? Unpacking the Geography of Crowd Capital," p...
  • Sheila Babnis on Co-Creating with Employees and Patients in Drug Trials
    Sheila Babnis, head of strategic innovation for product development at Roche, shared, at a conference earlier this year, new ways that her company is working in innovation in drug development; and how empathy and patient-centricity are shaping both drug development and clinical trials. Co-creating w...
  • Innovation Through Preparation
    Innovation is about new; innovation is about different; innovation is about "never been done before"; and innovation is about preparation. Continue reading →
  • How to Scale Innovation
    Increasingly, companies who have long focused on open innovation and idea management are incorporating design thinking as part of a "well balanced diet" for enterprise innovation. We at batterii are excited to be working with Pfizer, one of the worldīs largest biopharmaceutical companies, to help them bring the power of human centered innovation to every one of their 77,000 employees. Continue reading →
  • How to Scale Innovation
    Increasingly, companies who have long focused on open innovation and idea management are incorporating design thinking as part of a "well balanced diet" for enterprise innovation. We at batterii are excited to be working with Pfizer, one of the worldīs largest biopharmaceutical companies, to help them bring the power of human centered innovation to every one of their 77,000 employees. Continue reading →
  • 15 Startups to Watch in 2015-2016
    Digital analyst Brian Solis assembled a list of 15 startups he believes will stand out this year while also sparking new trends. From the sharing economy to AR/VR to 3D Printing to Messaging to Enterprise Collaboration and more, this list will help you see and appreciate top trends happening in Sili...
  • 4 Essential Features for Running an Innovation Program
    Organizations are no longer trying to "keep up with the Jonesī," but rather, now understand that unless they innovate, they will crumble beneath the competition. Innovation is easier said than done, but with the right innovation management program and a well thought-out approach, organizations can succeed in this difficult task. Continue reading →
  • 4 Essential Features for Running an Innovation Program
    Organizations are no longer trying to "keep up with the Jonesī," but rather, now understand that unless they innovate, they will crumble beneath the competition. Innovation is easier said than done, but with the right innovation management program and a well thought-out approach, organizations can succeed in this difficult task. Continue reading →
  • Leveraging New Ventures for Innovation
    Leveraging startups and new ventures for innovation is becoming increasingly important for established firms. Examples and key points from Ralph-Christian Ohr... Continue reading →
  • Don’t Try to Develop Disruptive Innovation
    Iīve read some interesting articles lately which all seem to point to one key conclusion, which is that disruptive innovation is actually what happens to large companies, not something they can plan to do to others. Itīs like shareholder value - a dumb idea if that is what drives you. Continue reading →
  • Unlocking Value
    Why do innovations end up in a "black hole?" In this enthralling presentation, Unlocking Value, Jeff Pierce states that the hubris of Market Leaders keeps them from innovating, warning. Pierce serves as the Innovation Architect of Pitney Bowes' Corporate Innovation Program. He's on a mission to cha...
  • "Global Leader of Innovation" Awards 2015
    These days, everyone knows that Israel is an innovation powerhouse. The "start-up" nation is now home to many major players in the high tech industry - such as Google, Intel, IBM, Facebook, Microsoft and many others - and was ranked No.5 out of 50 in the Bloomberg Business Global Innovation Index. ...
  • 46 Innovation Conferences for 2015
    Some of these events are well-known on the innovation circuit. Several of them may be unexpected. All of them will leave you inspired and prepared to continue down a path of successful innovation. Continue reading →
  • Building an API-driven Ecosystem for the Internet of Things
    posted on 2/17/2015 01:29 PM

    IoT hardware is not the end game. New profits, margins, and innovations will come from services built on open, flexible APIs.
  • Understanding the failed promise of ‘social collaboration’
    posted on 2/17/2015 08:32 AM

    I've been using a phrase in my work with clients recently -- the failed promise of social collaboration -- and I thought I would take a few minutes to write down…
  • Not So Awesome Stuff: Your Worst Crowdfunding Project?
    posted on 2/28/2015 12:00 PM

    Let me start this post off by noting that I'm a huge fan of crowdfunding and think that it's an amazing force for all sorts of good things in art, culture and innovation. That's part of the reason why we do a weekly awesome stuff post highlighting interesting (and sometimes awesome) crowdfunding pro...
  • White House Releases Draft 'Privacy' Bill That's Not Very Good
    posted on 2/27/2015 09:23 PM

    It's been talked about for a while, but on Friday, the White House released a draft of what it's calling a "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights." Conceptually, that sounds like a decent idea, but in practice? Not so much. Yes, it's just a draft, but it's got a lot of vague hand-waving, and basically no ...
  • After Open Source, Open Access, Open Data And The Rest, Here Comes The Open Jihad
    posted on 2/27/2015 04:00 AM

    Even to those of us who are not experts in foreign policy, it is obvious that the security situation is deteriorating across a huge swathe of the Near East and Africa, as attacks in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Cameroon and elsewhere multiply. Western analysts seem to be s...
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