collaboration

modelH update: Key Partners

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Key Partners led to some enlightening conclusions on how to develop successful key partnerships. This update will bring you up to speed on what the modelH community has been doing recently, what we'll be addressing in next week's blog, and how you can get involved.

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Need Help Innovating? Ask for it!

One of the tasks a moderator of an innovation social network needs to concern themselves with is how to put different people together to facilitate the collaborative process. Sometimes those with shared interests find each other serendipitously. Other times the moderator needs to make the introduction. Ultimately the person most responsible for the selection of their collaborator is the person seeking help.

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modelH update: Customer Relationships

We just wrapped up our 9th business building block sprint on Customer Relationships. In summary, the sprint for Project 1.9 completed 3 objectives: What questions to ask about Customer Relationships on the modelH canvas; Defining how to build Customer Relationships for healthcare companies; and a look at how to measure Customer Relationships for healthcare companies. To see the results, continue....

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Five Successful Ideation Session Essentials

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the “essence” (in its very scholastic sense) of ideation sessions. We believe that clear definition of the problem(s) to be solved, divergence and convergence, exploration inside and outside the paradigm, adaptive and innovative problem solving styles and an efficient facilitation process must all be elements of successful ideation.

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