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In the article I have linked here,  Rita Gunther McGrath, author of The End of Competitive Advantage and professor at Columbia Business School,  lists six signs to detect a broken innovation program. The Open Innovation model can be a good alternative to correct some of...

The professor of MIT Sloan School of Management Peter Senge has defined interesting concepts related to  innovation processes. His “Breaking the Cycle of Fatalism” and “Tacking Complex Issues” proposals can be addressed through Open Innovation. Senge argues that we are living in an era of fatalism. A lot of challenges...

I found this interesting publication on Open Innovation, written by Michael Flynn. Flynn is director of Technology and Innovation Platform Organization at SAP Labs and the title of his work is “A Framework for Open Innovation”. The article includes some guidelines to accelerate innovation through Open...

In the TEDx talk video below you have Tina Seelig, Professor of the Practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering of the Stanford School of Engineering, talking about creativity and innovation to answer the question: “Where do the ideas come from?”. She lists six...

Frank Barrett is the author of Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons from Jazz (Harvard Business Press, 2012). In the video below he summarizes some of the ideas from the book. For instance, what leaders can learn from jazz. There are some connections between...

Steve Shapiro is a well known Innovation Evangelist. In the video below, he talks about Open Innovation. He focuses on the importance of a good formulation of the challenges to take the most of platforms. One of the things he talks about is how beneficial it is...

Several weeks ago I was talking about our model of Open Innovation at UCAM University, in Murcia, Spain. The title of the conference was “Leading value creation through Open Innovation”. You have a video below (Spanish spoken). Some of the ideas I went on where: 1. Leaders...

In this short video, Ken Robinson talks about how crucial it is to create a culture of innovation in enterprises. He stresses that innovation is the key to survival, so companies need to have good ideas systematically, routinely, habitually and in order. This is the...

Here is an article by professor Wim Vanhaverbeke on the need of moving towards a more strategic Open Innovation approach.  Therefore, he considers necessary to integrate it into corporate innovation strategies. Likewise, he points out that Open Innovation should not be limited to the development...