6 Innovation Networks

Michael Bartl

This is a video interview with Michael Bartl of Hyve, a German consultancy which specialises in innovation management.  It explores the use of new approaches to ‘crowdsource’ ideas and identify user needs.  There is a transcript of this interview here.

High value innovation networks

This report explores the role which innovation networks play in boosting productivity across a sector.  It forms part of a series on innovation-related themes available from AIM – the Advanced Institute of Management Research. Click here to access the resource:iworks

Search strategies for peripheral vision

This report looks at how a variety of companies and public sector organizations are exploring at the edges of their environment.  It describes experiences with a wide range of search strategies to help identify and anticipate discontinuous innovation. Click here to access the report: Twelve searchstrategies

Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia (INdT), Brazil

This case looks at the work of an independent research centre in Brazil, originally founded by Nokia and still providing an important channel for new ideas for the company.  It has developed a strong focus on user-linked innovation and operates a Living Lab as a co-creation facility exploring innovation needs for the Amazonas region.  Click

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Frank Piller on mass customization

In this video interview Frank Piller talks about some of the challenges in exploiting the new ‘mass customization’ opportunities and the implication of the ‘3D printing ‘revolution’ for business models. Frank Piller interview

Roy Sandbach – Connect and Develop at Procter and Gamble

Roy Sandbach works as a Research Fellow in Procter and Gamble. This interview looks at P&G’s approach to ‘open innovation’ – ‘Connect and develop’ – and how it plays out within the organization. Roy gives a variety of examples and highlights some of the key challenges facing a large organization in this new innovation landscape.

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Learning Networks

This resource describes the concept of learning networks as an aid to innovation and explores how to set up and run such networks Click to view case study: Learning Networks