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Next week on March 11th, I will be attending the event “Innovation in Changing Times: Defining the Blueprints for the Future”, organized by Imaginatik, Goodyear and Cargill. According to the organizers, the event is focused on exploring key trends that will impact many organizations and...

Open collaboration can lead to successful product innovations especially in the case of SMEs when companies are able to share knowledge and create value together in an open way. But as a mindset, open innovation can be defined in many ways and in fact, companies...

It is still common to find companies that feel reluctant about sharing their technological advances. However, the world is experiencing a major change that affects all systems. The changes occurring are so fast that to be competitive you need to collaborate, share knowledge, and new...

I recently had opportunity to read the story of Suja Juice in Forbes. I think it is a good example of how perseverance can take the simplest products to become a commercial success. Regarding innovation, perseverance is equally valid. The story of Suja, which also...

Geoffrey Moore has just released the third edition of his classic book Crossing the Chasm. For this reason, he has published two interesting posts on Linkedin. In the first, "Crossing the Chasm: What's New, What's Not" he focuses on some of the changes in relation...

Social Business is a term used to refer to cause-driven businesses able to generate social impact. Additionally, It is also referred to those businesses that adopt a social model, namely social media tools and social networking behavioral standards. Both meanings are equally interesting in terms...

Sustainability can be an interesting enabler of innovation; creating interesting challenges and demands for companies to meet. Many of the greatest disruptive innovations, capable of generating a real impact on the world, start by addressing huge challenges. There are a lot of examples of start-ups...

The Not- Invented- Here (NIH) syndrome is one of the barriers to open innovation within companies that are referenced more often. It is defined as a corporate mindset or culture that favors internally developed products over external insights, representing the waste of interesting external opportunities....

Just over a year ago, I started writing this blog based largely on stories related to open innovation. I would like to thank all of you for your interest. These are the most read blog posts in 2013. 1. Open Innovation In Emerging Markets 2. Creating OI. Creating Shared...

Within the food industry, the yogurt company Chobani is a truly inspiring case in terms of innovation and the enterprise culture. Its innovative approach has enabled them to connect with consumers and transform the yogurt category in the US market, forcing industry leaders to respond...