Designing for the Future Customer With Foresight Thinking by Bernhard Schindlholzer
Many organizations make the common mistake of designing a future product or service for today’s user. The user today will not be the same user you want to target in two or three product cycles.
Innovators Go It Alone by Ndubuisi Ekekwe Via @ariegoldshlager
For a long time, Ford, Chrysler, and GM followed the same strategy: they built big gas-guzzlers. Asian competitors attacked that model, took market share, and transformed the U.S. automobile industry.
Collaboration and Co-creation: Incentives Are Important by Gaurav Bhalla Via @ralph_ohr
Customer collaboration and co-creation rests on a few key assumptions; that customers are passionate about the collaboration objective(s), and are willing and able to offer their time and creativity.
Open Innovation and Open Source: What They Share and How They Differ by Stefan Lindegaard
Based on the positive feedback from this webcast, we followed up with a conversation with regular opensource.com contributor Chris Grams and myself on the ways open source and open innovation are different and the things they share.
Relational Knowledge – We discover what we know in our relations by Daniel Durrant
Might our knowledge increase as we extend our relations further through structured learning networks? Relational knowledge transcends my brain and your brain, I can tell you that much. It is the relational space of reflection that I believe will take us to the next level: greater challenges, greater opportunities
Open Innovation Measurement – Part 3: Mass Customization by Volker Bilgram
Research on mass customization has examined the value accrued by co-creation in a stage of the value chain very close to commercialization.
Northrop Grumman, Eastman Chemical: Where to Innovate in this Economy by Andrea Meyer
Story: At Invention Machine’s Power to Innovate user conference, Jim Belfiore, Senior Director of Client Innovation and Practices, posed the question of where to innovate in this economy. Numerous presenters provided varied and surprising answers about where they find innovation and innovation-related opportunities.
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