Apr 05, 2012 | In: Editorial
Starting in May IM Channel One will be hosting regular panel discussions online, inviting different experts and corporate leaders from the innovation management field to discuss key themes. The goal is to provide our audience with access to cutting-edge knowledge in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Jan 26, 2012 | In: Interviews
Challenge Driven Innovation (CDI) is an innovation framework developed by InnoCentive that accelerates traditional innovation outcomes by leveraging open innovation and crowd sourcing along with defined methodology, process, and tools to help organizations develop and implement actionable solutions to their key problems, opportunities, and challenges. We asked Dr. Frank Ermark, working with innovation portfolio management at Nokia Mobile Phones about his point of view on CDI.
Jan 09, 2012 | In: Organization & Culture
In their new book The Innovative University Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring explore why higher education is heading for disruption. As budget deficits and healthcare costs squeeze government support for higher education, enrollments at traditional institutions will steadily shrink. This will force the education sector to major changes and the students will come out winners, as is typical when disruption reshapes an industry. InnovationManagement asked the writers to elaborate on trends in higher education and the way education is delivered to students.
Nov 23, 2011 | In: Organization & Culture
China’s ambition of become an innovation-oriented country by 2020 is an important part of the nation’s long-term strategic plan. Being the second largest science and technology thesis producer, and running the second largest economy next to the US, a lot of things are happening in China. Innovation Management spoke to Professor Richard Li-Hua, word-leading expert on innovation about his thoughts on China’s innovation.
Nov 17, 2011 | In: Organization & Culture
Innovation changes the world and is the key to tackling the slow recovery of the western economy, and to solving unemployment issues according to professor Richard Li-Hua, a world-leading expert on innovation. Innovation Management spoke to him about his thoughts on the need for, and the role of, innovation management.
Oct 13, 2011 | In: Interviews
Challenge Driven Innovation (CDI) is an innovation framework developed by InnoCentive that accelerates traditional innovation outcomes by leveraging open innovation and crowd sourcing along with defined methodology, process, and tools to help organizations develop and implement actionable solutions to their key problems, opportunities, and challenges. We asked Adi Codaty, currently Innovation and R&D Head at United Health Group in India about his point of view on CDI.
Oct 06, 2011 | In: Interviews
Get some hands on advice from this week’s expert Sven Andrén, the architect behind the Idea Management program at the Swedish MNC TetraPak. What is his take on the best way to reward employees that come up with ideas? How can we involve more employees in our idea generation? And is there a value of using different idea generation techniques or is the traditional “brainstorming technique” sufficient? Where can I find more idea generation techniques?
| In: Organization & Culture
In the June issue of Harvard Business review, Intuit, the American software company, was labeled “a design-driven innovation machine.” InnovationManagement talked to Roy Rosin who was Intuit’s first innovation leader, building the company’s innovation programs and working with teams on creating new products and services.
Sep 15, 2011 | In: Editorial
October 13th InnovationManagement.se will launch the Channel One broadcasting series with free interactive live web sessions. Channel One offers the possibility to access new and relevant knowledge in a time effective way for innovation management practitioners.
Aug 15, 2011 | In: News
One of our contributing writers, Magnus Karlsson, Director New Business Development & Innovation at Ericsson, is among the 12 story finalists of the Management 2.0 Challenge which is part of the The Harvard Business Review/McKinsey M-Prize for Management Innovation. Read the Ericsson and other stories for more inspiration.
Jul 07, 2011 | In: Editorial
To start a new business magazine can be a daunting experience. Against that backdrop, we have been quite overwhelmed by all the positive feedback we have received, both from readers and distributors. The comment above was one of many positive voices. Needless to say, this is very encouraging. Both the design and the content seem to be really appreciated.
Apr 29, 2011 | In: Interviews
This week IM caught up with Debra Amidon to ask her views on the evolution of innovation management as a profession. Debrah first wrote about intellectual capital in 1987 and became a practitioner as ‘global innovation strategist’ long before it was in vogue. As founder of ENTOVATION International Ltd, she has managed a global network of innovation experts across 67 countries for over 2 decades. She provides us with some perspective and counsel for the future.
Apr 15, 2011 | In: Interviews
Paul Williams, founder of Idea Sandbox, is a brainstormer and professional problem solver. Today he tells IM about the eight practical tasks of innovation he recommends to his clients and his new project of designing the world’s best brainstorming destination.
Apr 09, 2011 | In: Interviews
This week IM caught up with Ric Merrifield – consultant, author and business scientist at Microsoft, to get his views on the most important lessons for innovation management practitioners to learn and the direction of the profession as a whole. Ric had some valuable advice to share.
Apr 01, 2011 | In: Interviews
What does it take to be successful at managing innovation? Patricia Seybold, founder and CEO of the Patricia Seybold Group and a New York Times best-selling author on the subject of innovation has a few ideas to share.