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On 4, 5 and 6 of March, Patrick Berry and myself enjoyed Front End of Innovation EMEA 2013, in Copenhaguen, where we were able to attend inspiring presentations. We also talked about Allfoodexperts, our community and Open Innovation platform for the agri-food and beverage industry,...

In addition to enabling communities working on line to solve challenges, Open Innovation platforms are also a networking place where you can find experts in different areas. In the video below, Deanna Zandt, media consultant, talks about the importance of networking to solve challenges and...

I found the article that I have linked to here particularly interesting, considering how much Open Innovation is talked about and how little it is successfully practiced. The text, written by Frank Mattes, emphasizes when finding that it is difficult to give examples of companies...

Michael E. Porter works on Competitive Strategics. In the video from the World Economic Forum I publish at the end of the post, he explains his Creating Shared Value Model. The concept may not be suitable for all types of companies. But it has approximation...

Innovation comes in pairs. It isn't about genius or eureka moments, it is about collaboration and good partnerships. This is the main idea of this article written by Rich Karlgaard and published by Forbes under the title of “Change Agents: It Takes Two”. It is...

Blendhub´s Corporate Social Responsibility program enabled children´s wishes to come true as toys last Christmas   “One idea, one toy” is a project sponsored by Blendhub and carried out by the artist Ángel Haro. Its objective has been focused on awakening these children´s creativity by showing them...

We often talk about Open Innovation as something theoretical, so I invite you to read this report by Erin Millar, from The Globe and Mail, which I link here. It has a very revealing title: “How outsiders solve problems that stum experts”. It speaks of...

I found an interesting article titled: “Finland is about to start using crowdsourcing to create new laws”. It talks about the use of technology in collaborative models for a more direct democratic approach. Finland relies on technology to develop a new political collaborative model able to...