6 Innovation Networks

Eric von Hippel – Lead user studies

This video is part of a series featuring Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT and sponsored by 3M. In this film the theme is Lead user studies – Identifying emerging market needs. Others in the series include Overview of the lead user process Launching your lead user study Interviewing methods for lead user project teams

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Opening up healthcare innovation

This report looks at the potential for opening up healthcare through innovations based on internet and social networking Click here to view case study: AIM_Healthcare_EB_FINAL You can also download this report – and many others on the innovation theme – from the AIM website AIM website and search through their ‘Executive Briefings’

3M

This case study looks at 3M and how it manages innovation. Click to view case study. 3M

Eric von Hippel/ 3M – Identifying Lead Users

This video is part of a series featuring Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT and sponsored by 3M. In this film the theme is Identifying lead users. Others in the series include Overview of the lead user process Launching your lead user study Interviewing methods for lead user project teams Identifying emerging market needs Identifying

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Open Collective Innovation

A new report is available from the AIM website and free to download – ‘Open collective innovation’ by John Bessant and Kathrin Moeslein. It looks at the ways in which the rapidly changing knowledge context can be tapped into by a variety fo new tools and approaches, especially using Web.20 opportunities. See http://www.aimresearch.org/Publications/executive-briefing for more.

Adidas

This case explores how Adidas, the sports goods manufacturer, has been working with open and user led innovation approaches to revise the ‘front end’ of its innovation processes and move along the emerging trajectory of ‘mass customization’ Click here to view Adidas