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Fabian Schlage, Nokia Solutions and Networks

Fabian is Innovation manager at NSN and he is seen here in a presentation to the ISPIM conference exploring ‘True open innovation at NSN.   There is also a case study of NSN on the Portal.

Activity: Exploring social entrepreneurship

This activity is based on the Eastville Community Shop case study.  It is designed to explore aspects of creating and operating a social enterprise.  Click here: Social entrepreneurship Activity

Competency mapping

Competency mapping is an approach to finding opportunities for innovation by exploring an organization’s distinctive competencies.  What does it know about and how could it use this knowledge to advantage?  

Harvesting knowledge crops activity

This is an activity based on the idea of using core competencies as a source of opportunity for innovation.   Click here for Harvesting knowledge crops activity  

Lynne Maher interview

Lynne Maher, Head of Innovation at the UK National Health Service Institute for Innovation and Improvement talking about experience-based design and other approaches to innovation in the health sector.   A transcript of the interview is here

UK Design Council

The UK Design Council has been actively promoting a design approach to innovation for many years.  On its website there is a rich set of case examples, many with video illustration.

The Maker revolution

New technologies around computer-aided design and manufacturing have finally matured to the point where almost anything you can imagine can be made using technologies like 3-D printing.  In these videos Chris Anderson, of ‘Wired’ magazine, discusses the implications of this new industrial revolution. Video 1 Video 2