Adi Gaskell

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Should You Have an Innovation Department?

Posted by Adi Gaskell on Sep 19, 2017 8:33:49 AM

In my previous post I highlighted a report from The European Academic Network for Open Innovation into the skills shortage many organizations face when trying to innovate successfully. One potential solution to this challenge is to build a dedicated department whose primary remit is to innovate. You can then do everything necessary to ensure that the personnel within that department have the skills required.

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Topics: Innovation Insights

The Extent & Form of Open Innovation Today

Posted by Adi Gaskell on Aug 10, 2017 10:43:38 AM

Whilst challenge prizes have existed for hundreds of years, the concept of open innovation came to widespread attention through the work of Henry Chesborough. His 2003 classic Open Innovation: The new imperative for creating and profiting from technology highlighted the considerable potential of a more open approach to innovation, and alongside James Surowiecki’s Wisdom of Crowds, which was published the following year, showed a new way of thinking.

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Topics: Innovation Insights

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