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    Learning From Innovation Hubs: Fluidity, Serendipity, and Community Combined

    December 15, 2014 | By: | In: Collaborative Innovation, Strategies

    Innovation hubs are popping up from Addis to Amsterdam and Boston to Bangalore. Fuelled by ideals of openness, community and collaboration, hubs aim to be the next orgware for innovation—beyond business incubators and R&D labs. Managers, policymakers and investors have taken note, but are grappling with how to engage. What makes hubs so appealing and can they teach innovation managers anything new?

  • Two Ingredients for Pursuing Externally Focused Innovation

    Two Ingredients for Pursuing Externally Focused Innovation

    February 4, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    Organizations increasingly seek new forms of innovation—and, for themselves, transformation—by engaging in co-creation with the suppliers, clients, and consumers that comprise their value streams. What insights might be gained from organizations that have begun to realize their potential for leadership by embracing openness as a core element of their charter? In this article innovation architect Doug Collins reflects on the progress that the Beijing Genomics Institute (B.G.I.) has made on this front. What lessons does B.G.I. have to teach organizations that decide to paddle with the Digital Age currents as opposed to against them?

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    Reducing Confusion, Promoting Diffusion

    January 31, 2013 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    In this series of three articles Paul Hobcraft explores the value of knowledge and education for innovation. Concluding the discussion, in part three the author reviews faulty innovation practice and argues in favor of recognizing innovation as a value enhancing and organizational life-changing event we need to move towards increasingly.

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    IBM CEO Study: Openness by Social Media Is Key Enabler to Organizational Success

    May 25, 2012 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, News

    According to the IBM CEO study conducted amongst 1,700 CEOs from 64 countries and 18 sectors, Open CEOs’ identify openness enabled and supported by social media and technologies, as a major influence on their organization and its success. These organizations perform better because they are utilizing the collective intelligence, are more agile, able to act quickly to gain higher profitability and growth.

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