How Nonprofits are Leveraging Innovation Management Platforms

Last year, we wrote a popular article about the Golden Circle of Innovation and the way that not-for-profit organizations are using Open Innovation. Recently, another article was published on this matter. To sum up, it says innovation management can help nonprofits in three different ways: – better funding – internal efficiency – unlock growth Read full article: How Nonprofits are Leveraging Innovation Management Platforms

The Rise of Innovation Districts in Europe

According to High Tech Campus frontman Bert-Jan Woertman, building bridges between innovation district is the way forward. He follows up upon a recent publication of Brookings Institution, The Rise of Innovation Districts, and benchmarks the Technology Region of Southern Netherlands with districts mentioned in the report. So, this would be a form of open innovation of open innovation regions. According to Katz and Wagner, Innovation Districts are: “a new complementary [&hellip

Disruptive Innovation: why the theory absolutely makes sense.

Recently, there has been some debate about whether or not the theory about Disruptive Innovation should be followed upon by business leaders or not. In her article The Disrupting Machine Jill Lepore suggests that the theory is based upon flawed assumptions. Many articles have tried to support Lepore – such as John Parkinson – and many others, including Christensen and Irvin Wladawsky-Berger have tried to proof why it’s a trustable [&hellip

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Ten Types of Innovation Infographic

By far one of the most interesting books on innovation of the last few years is “Ten Types of Innovation: the discipline of building breakthroughs” by Keeley. At the time of publishing he was director of the firm Doblin, however the firm has recently been acquired by Deloite. The Ten Types of Innovation explain different forms of innovation, bundles in three categories. Because we believe this book should be present [&hellip

Agile Methods in a New Area of Innovation Management and Business Modeling.

This article by Link and Lewrick (2014), presented at the Science-to-Business Marketing Conference, provides an interesting overview of the possibilities of Agile Methods in Innovation Management. The authors propose that Agile Methods should not be used in R&D only, but also in fields like organizational culture, management style, structures, effective working and cunstomer relationships. Preliminary results indicate that using their methodology for Agile Business Models creates more than 100% growth [&hellip

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