challenge driven innovation

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    Involving Citizens in Government Product Development

    December 19, 2016 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, News, Strategies

    The election of 2016 will certainly be one for the history books. Regardless of your political leanings, there was one sure thing to celebrate during this election cycle. The Innovate Your State Fix California Challenge—a crowdsourcing campaign aimed at promoting public participation in order to determine ways to improve government—had an initiative on the ballot in California!

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    Is Open Government the Same as Open Innovation?

    December 5, 2016 | By: | In: Column & Opinion, Enabling Factors

    For many years, companies were convinced of the competitive advantage of closed research and development. They jealously protected their intellectual property behind closed doors and dramatically revealed it to the public after years of development. This old model has since been replaced by open innovation.

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    Transformative Constraints — Why They’re Core to Innovation and Inventiveness

    November 25, 2016 | By: | In: Innovation Ecosystem, Podcast

    They say creativity loves constraint. In fact, if you ask professional, creative people about their “limitations” they naturally see them as exciting and stimulating. Engineers and software designers for instance see constraints as absolutely fundamental to problem solving. So why does constraint get such a bad wrap? Why do so many people see them as things to be managed and talked around and spun? In this week’s episode, Adam Morgan delves deep into this topic and explains his process for creating a framework to understand constraint and a process to help people successfully manage it.

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    What’s New in Crowdsourcing?

    September 1, 2016 | By: | In: News

    September 1, 2016: From biohazard suit design to the latest watches, bass guitars, marketing videos, xenophobic violence data, and writing the next big pop song, crowdsourcing is being used to brainstorm new ideas, gather more data and build with better design for just about anything you can imagine. Here are the biggest news stories to wrap up the summer 2016.

  • Agile_innovation_book_secret-sauce

    The Secret Sauce of Innovation

    January 22, 2015 | By: | In: Agile Innovation

    Could it be that today’s pervasive bad news, the news that causes everyone else to moan and complain—the economic malaise, the chaos that the digital revolution created, the impacts of outsourcing, political instability, global competition—can offer amazing opportunities to out- distance your competition? In this second chapter excerpt from the new book, Agile Innovation, Langdon Morris explores innovation-under-duress.

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    Fostering Collaboration for Innovative Excellence

    August 28, 2014 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Innovation can take on many forms. From ideas sourced from a single individual or event to massive projects that require the effort of an entire team, multiple departments and various thought leaders, excellence often stems from collaboration. As a business leader or manager, are you taking the steps today to foster this collaboration for best results?

  • Running Towards Idea

    Corporate Open Innovation Portals: An Active Part of an Open Innovation Strategy

    June 9, 2014 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    As part of the Open Innovation movement, many companies now actively solicit technical solutions, products and business ideas from innovators, customers, suppliers, and the broader marketplace of technology providers. Some companies have begun utilizing structured innovation submission programs, typically implemented through their corporate websites. This article, the first in a two-part series, helps companies understand Collaborative vs. Direct Portals, and the importance of IP-anti-contamination and efficient filtering in choosing the best innovation portals for their unique situations.

  • Measuring Open Innovation – a Metrics-Based Management Toolkit for Successful Innovation Teams – Part 2

    Measuring Open Innovation – a Metrics-Based Management Toolkit for Successful Innovation Teams – Part 2

    March 19, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    How to apply metrics to open innovation (OI)? That’s the question we often get from our clients when they start to develop their open innovation capabilities. In order to provide an answer to this critical question, the following article will focus on the key findings of our Open Innovation KPI 2012 study. Based on this study, a metrics-based management toolkit has been developed, which provides the most relevant key performance indicators from the perspective of innovation managers, subject matter experts, and consultants.

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    An Inside Look at Lufthansa’s Air Cargo Innovation Challenge

    December 12, 2012 | By: | In: Around the Web

    Lufthansa Cargo is now running its second open innovation contest, which is looking for ideas to improve customer service in the air freight industry. This article explains some of the things Lufthansa learned from its first challenge that has enabled it to get more engagement during the current campaign.

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    What’s your Point of View on Challenge Driven Innovation?

    January 26, 2012 | By: | 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.

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    How to Accelerate Innovation through Challenge Driven Innovation

    October 17, 2011 | By: | In: Strategies

    Challenge Driven Innovation enables companies to tap into diverse perspectives and talent to solve problems faster, more cost-effectively and with less risk, ultimately resulting in accelerated innovation outcomes and improved business performance. In this article Steve Bonadio introduces the concept of “Challenges” and their role in the emerging innovation management framework called Challenge Driven Innovation (CDI).

  • my-point-of-view-adi-codaty

    What’s your Point of View on Challenge Driven Innovation?

    October 13, 2011 | By: | 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.

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    Modeling the Resource Requirements for your Collaborative Innovation Program

    May 17, 2011 | By: | In: Collaborative Innovation, Life Cycle Processes

    The cost of doing innovation is a key factor in enterprise decision making but open innovation and collaborative innovation have a short history – so how do you go about modeling the cost of launching a collaborative or open innovation program? Doug Collins lays out the territory.

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    Flavors of Competition

    November 9, 2010 | By: | In: Blogs

    In 1795, Napoleon Bonaparte instituted a prize for an invention that would help always provide his troops with food. The eventual result came to be canning. So while we might believe that competition in the market place is a force for innovation, competition for some prize may also work.

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