Open Innovation: An Event or System?

Posted by Michael Franklin on Sep 23, 2016 10:24:18 AM

Open innovation has its history in point solutions – one specific issue was placed to a crowd and one specific solution was sought. This framework certainly still has validity today, but as methodologies have improved and tech platforms developed, open innovation for some has moved beyond this singular event. Instead it can represent a system; a repeatable framework that has intrinsic importance to the innovation methodology of an organisation. So how does open innovation move from unique and occasional events to perennial and habitual systems?

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Availability Bias, Diversity and the Crowd

Posted by Rebecca Buchanan on Sep 13, 2016 6:04:47 AM

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble, it is what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” – Josh Billings, 19th-century American humourist

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Open: The Rising Prefix

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Aug 17, 2016 12:01:44 PM

Technology is breaking down barriers everywhere and immersing us further and further into the digital age. As with most things, there are negatives – increased susceptibility to hacking and fraud, trading of illicit goods on the dark web, possibility for greater surveillance and compromised privacy – but also a wealth of opportunities and positive potential. We at InnoCentive have witnessed this potential first hand but open innovation is part of a much broader movement. Whether it’s within programming, data science, government, academia, creative content or even banking, we are seeing an explosion of initiatives built around the principles of openness, transparency and collaboration. In this post, we look at some of the latest developments in the domains that are part of this ‘open revolution’.

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