Siemens Report on Open Innovation

by Paul Sloane

Siemens Report on Open InnovationSiemens have published a detailed report on Open Innovation. It contains many interesting points including a report from Grant Thornton on the sources of ideas. Their survey revealed that the best sources of ideas were as follows as rated by percentage of respondents:

  • Customers 41%
  • Heads of Business Units 35%
  • Employees 33%
  • Internal R&D 33%
  • CEO 27%
  • Partners & Suppliers 26%
  • Sales 17%

Do you work with customers on a systematic basis as a source of innovation?

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Paul SloanePaul Sloane writes, speaks and leads workshops on creativity, innovation and leadership. He is the author of The Innovative Leader published by Kogan-Page.

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