Monthly Archives: May 2010

Innovation Perspectives – Getting Partnerships Done

This is the eighth of several ‘Innovation Perspectives‘ articles we will publish this week from multiple authors to get different perspectives on ‘How should firms collaborate with customers and/or value chain partners to co-create new products and services?’. Here is the next perspective in the series: by Matt Heinz Find mutual priorities and desired outcomes, quantify its value and potential ...

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Innovation Perspectives – Co-Creation vs. Open-Product Development

This is the seventh of several ‘Innovation Perspectives‘ articles we will publish this week from multiple authors to get different perspectives on ‘How should firms collaborate with customers and/or value chain partners to co-create new products and services?’. Here is the next perspective in the series: by Debbie Goldgaber Defining Co-Creation As a general rule, when you embark on a ...

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10 Ways to Help Improve Blogging Innovation

I am working hard to create a strong vibrant innovation and marketing community here on Blogging Innovation, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This includes bringing you the best articles, book reviews, interviews, and conference coverage coverage that I can, in-between consulting and speaking engagements. This month we have introduced a new site design that allows for much better searching and commenting ...

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The Rise of Simplicity

The Reason Behind the Success of Reverse Innovation by Yann Cramer Thanks to a number of spectacular successes obtained by blue-chip companies in recent years, Reverse Innovation is becoming a popular trend. Examples include GE’s portable ultra-sound equipment designed in China and sold worldwide, LG’s low cost air conditioner designed in India and sold worldwide, Renault’s Logan low-cost model designed ...

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Innovation Perspectives – When to Co-Create

This is the sixth of several ‘Innovation Perspectives‘ articles we will publish this week from multiple authors to get different perspectives on ‘How should firms collaborate with customers and/or value chain partners to co-create new products and services?’. Here is the next perspective in the series: by Mark Roser With some apologies to Braden, I reconfigured this question to focus ...

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Innovation Perspectives – Collaborative Innovation Efforts

This is the fifth of several ‘Innovation Perspectives‘ articles we will publish this week from multiple authors to get different perspectives on ‘How should firms collaborate with customers and/or value chain partners to co-create new products and services?’. Here is the next perspective in the series: by Mike Brown Questioning Your Collaborative Innovation Efforts For various reasons, more companies are ...

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Innovation Leadership Requirements – Creativity

I found it interesting yesterday to see that IBM’s Institute for Business Value, a think tank and research organization, has surveyed CEOs of major corporations to try to understand the key characteristics that leaders will need in the near future. I guess I should be more specific – I didn’t think it was interesting that they asked 1500 CEOs about ...

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Innovation Perspectives – Eyes Wide Open

This is the fourth of several ‘Innovation Perspectives‘ articles we will publish this week from multiple authors to get different perspectives on ‘How should firms collaborate with customers and/or value chain partners to co-create new products and services?’. Here is the next perspective in the series: by Mike Dalton Innovate with Your Eyes Wide Open – Five Upfront Actions to ...

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The Leadership Vacuum

The biggest problem with the leadership industry is found within the ranks of those who call themselves leadership advisors. There is nothing short of a voluminous amount of leadership information being published on a daily basis. The number of books, blogs, tweets, videos, webcasts, podcasts, etc., being pushed into the market is reaching truly overwhelming proportions. It’s been my experience ...

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