Today we have the capabilities – and the increasing customer expectation – to have everything immediately available, easy to use or handle, but still totally tailored to each of us individually. We live in an age where personal tailoring on industrial scale is becoming the norm, not the exception. Michael Bednar-Brandt, Director Digital Transformation EMEA at Oracle, discusses the move from products to service models and how it has naturally started to impact business models.
Selecting an Innovation Management Platform for your organization can be challenging, and there are several key features to have on your requirements list.
In this Roundtable Discussion we explore the leading benefits, challenges and techniques for engaging public crowds. Using key success stories we examine the extent to which we can overcome key pain points and harness the general public to support innovation.
In this IM Channel One Roundtable Discussion, Dr. Matt Chapman, Head of Innovation Services at Mindjet, discusses best practices and approaches for developing an effective and engaging platform for driving new ideas and value through open innovation. Learn from industry leaders such as Siemens and Citi Bank, about how to create engaging experiences, to manage IP issues and how to harness your results.
Because of today’s business hype for innovation we encounter situations where there can be too much of a good thing going on and successful companies tend to be aware of this potential pitfall. As much as a complete lack of innovation will lead to failure in an organization, left unmanaged, too many innovative ideas can cloud the judgement on which ideas are truly great. Innovation management therefore is crucial in the success of any organisation.
Can you improve the innovation process as well as reducing the cost of engaging with users, developing new ideas and prototyping and testing solutions by making use of virtual environments? Jeffrey Philips and Jena Ball point the way.
This week IM caught up with Klaus-Peter Speidel, who has embraced open innovation in the company he co-founded – hypios, a social marketplace for solutions. Klaus-Peter tells us more about the need-oriented approach to innovation and the importance of multiplicity and open-mindedness in the idea creation process.