open innovation

Absorptive capacity audit

Absorptive capacity audit.  This is a self-assessment tool to help explore absorptive capacity within an organization.

Roy Sandbach, P&G, interview transcript

This is a transcript of the interview with Roy Sandbach of Procter and Gamble describing their ‘Connect and develop’ programme.  Roy Sandbach interview transcript   You can find the interview here    

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.

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.

David Simoes Brown

In this video interview David Simoes-Brown of 100% Open talks about some of the innovation management challenges involved in working with the new ‘open innovation’ environment.  There is a transcript of this interview here. More about the company and some case studies and examples can be found at: http://www.100open.com/

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.

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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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