Graham Buchanan

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2017 in Review: 8 Top InnoCentive Challenges

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Feb 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

We posted over 100 Challenges in 2017, tackling a huge range of problems and needs faced by corporations, governments, and non-profits globally. Focuses included reducing the spread of invasive fish, cooling batteries better, improving how blood glucose levels are monitored, and automating report generation for the intelligence community.

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5 Examples of Companies Innovating with Crowdsourcing

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Jan 11, 2018 5:34:00 AM

There is an abundance of options available to organizations when it comes to crowdsourcing - that is, putting tasks or questions out to a large group for their input.

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Topics: Innovation Insights

The Future of Open Innovation

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Dec 19, 2017 8:27:26 AM

When InnoCentive launched in 2001, it was in a context very different from today.

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Topics: Innovation Insights

Defining Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing, and Crowdsourced Innovation

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Aug 22, 2017 10:37:40 AM

As an evolving, fashionable and relatively new field, Open Innovation is naturally packed with jargon and disputed definitions. There are different terms with the same meaning, the same terms with different meanings and terms being used entirely incorrectly. In this post I try to bring some clarity, referencing reliable academic and business literature where possible.

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Topics: Innovation Insights

Pharma, Digital Technology and Patient Centricity

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Jul 27, 2017 12:01:18 PM

 Last week the Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions released its report on ‘Pharma and the connected patient: How digital technology is enabling patient centricity’. The report explores the “transformation of healthcare from a provider-driven marketplace to a patient-centric health ecosystem”. It looks at the drivers, the challenges involved and the role of digital technologies in a successful transition. 

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Challenges

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