How does the new Readiness Assessment Tool help to generate more and better innovation, as well as faster and cheaper innovations that bring revenues? Apply the assessment tool to your own company to create a common understanding of what holistic innovation management means, to structure, analyze, and measure the innovation potential of your firm, identify areas of improvement,...

Social innovation in dynamic environments: organising technology for temporary advantage Sandro Battisti International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 2, No. 6 (2013) pp. 504 – 524 A new challenge for public-private partnerships lies in gaining temporary advantage through social innovation, in order to operate within dynamic environments....

Today innovation is no longer “nice to have.” If your organization is going to stay ahead of increasing competition, it’s a “must have.” This is something every CEO will agree with. But how does one increase their innovation capabilities? The good news is that innovation skills can be learned, just like any other discipline. Help us map the options currently...

Firms are increasingly involving users in new product development (NPD). Their product users frequently provide solution information, such as new product ideas. However, these users are often considered a homogeneous group of ordinary users; their individual abilities and the specific input they provide for NPD are not yet well understood. The goal of this paper is to...

The MOOI-forum is in its 4th month now, focusing on Human Resources Management and Open Innovation as monthly theme. Every month, great discussions emerge on the forum. One topic that came back each month but remained somewhat in the background is what we could label “the different faces of open innovation”. Go to Source Tags: economics, Innovation, Technology_Internet ...

The LocalGov website notes that open innovation has never been more apt than in the public sector right now, with the on-going pressure to improve efficiencies and services with ever-decreasing resources. The public sector must therefore be as open as possible when it comes to sourcing and capturing innovative ideas that can help address issues and improve services. This...

Publication date: April 2014Source:Technovation, Volume 34, Issue 4 Author(s): Piia Haavisto This paper demonstrates how discussion forums can be used in product innovation to create value with consumers. The literature shows the value of sport addicts and hobbyists as innovators in product innovation, consequently this study is also related and relevant to sports activities....