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Business Models That Put Evolution Before Revolution

Business Models That Put Evolution Before Revolution

By • on January 30, 2015

The Harvard Business Review noted that business model innovation is hard. But managers make it harder when they think about it only as radical industry reinvention. While revolutionary business model changes can be valuable, you don’t necessarily need to transform your industry. You don’t need to destroy your current business model. There is

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Global Developers Solve Local Woes With OI

Global Developers Solve Local Woes With OI

By • on January 29, 2015

The Times of India reported that Mumbai’s crippling monsoon woes, dangers lurking on Delhi’s congested roads and access to healthcare in Tamil Nadu’s hinterlands all have one thing in common — Open Innovation.  Tech innovators from around the world came together to crowdsource,

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Federal “Open Innovation Toolkit”

Federal “Open Innovation Toolkit”

By • on January 28, 2015

The Federal Times website reported that federal agencies are increasingly using the power of the crowd to help provide mission-critical services or conduct widespread research agencies could not have done as quickly — or at all — on their own. In response to the growing use of crowdsourcing in mission-critical

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Rise of the Open Workforce

Rise of the Open Workforce

By • on January 27, 2015

The Business Standard website reported that an open workforce – where talent and resources are drawn from a melting pot of in-house teams, freelancers, contractors and external business partners – has surged in popularity in recent years. Open workforces allow companies to reduce costs, while

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Open Innovation 2.0

Open Innovation 2.0

By • on January 26, 2015

The European Commission website reported that Open Innovation is an important component of the foreseen European Innovation System, where all stakeholders need to be involved and create seamless interaction and mash-up for ideas in innovation ecosystems. Open Innovation 2.0 is a new paradigm based on

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French Tech Goals & Open Innovation

French Tech Goals & Open Innovation

By • on January 23, 2015

The Telecompaper website reported that France’s state secretary for the digital economy, Axelle Lemaire, stressed the importance of creating an open innovation ecosystem including start-ups and large industry players, as reflected in the delegation of French businesses at the Consumer Electronics Show

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From Open Science to Open Innovation

From Open Science to Open Innovation

By • on January 21, 2015

The Science|Business website reported that the EU and its member-states invest heavily in big research infrastructures like particle accelerators, synchrotrons, telescopes and scientific databases. What does it get for that investment, besides great science? A public conference in Brussels Feb. 24 will

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How to Foster Open Innovation

How to Foster Open Innovation

By • on January 19, 2015

A blog on the Dassault Systemes website noted that it was a little more than a decade ago that Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough started developing the concept of Open Innovation at the Center for Open Innovation, where he was also a director.  Back then, Chesbrough’s idea of Open Innovation relates

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Smart Cities: Openness and Co-creation

Smart Cities: Openness and Co-creation

By • on January 17, 2015

In an article on the Business Today website Solomon Darwin, Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Innovation at the University of Berkeley said, “The problem with cities is that they are becoming isolated, working in silos. Silos create barriers and also create expenses.  We want to build

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Open Innovation Basic Ingredient of Chez Panisse’s Success

Open Innovation Basic Ingredient of Chez Panisse’s Success

By • on January 15, 2015

The NewsWise website reported that the groundbreaking restaurant Chez Panisse’s strategic use of branding its suppliers’ names on the menu is a prime example of the “open innovation” business model at work. A case study, “Chez Panisse: Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem,”  found

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