7 Steps for Open Innovation by @Lindegaard: Grading Your Company’s Open Innovation Capabilities

I am happy to give you access to the PowerPoint presentation deck for my new concept, which I might turn into an open source project (see more below).

The premise for the 7 Steps for Open Innovation …

15 Examples of Open Innovation between Big Companies and Startups

Open innovation is a strategic game for big companies and one of the most important moves to consider for their innovation leaders is the allocation of focus and resources in the context of open innovation.

Here we …

FREE Books, Papers and Insights on Open Innovation and Innovation Culture

I believe in being open and sharing insights so here you can download free books, papers and exercises related to my work.

I hope you will find this worth your time and if so, it would be …

An Open Innovation Talk by Stefan Lindegaard (Video)

Do you want some insights and inspiration on open innovation? Then you should check out this presentation that I gave at the recent re:publica conference in Berlin.

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Here you get a short description of the talk:

Companies …

Recent Posts by Stefan Lindegaard:

Strategy or Innovation: What Comes First?

November 18, 2014 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard

While working and researching on how to better train and educate executives on innovation, I got into an interesting discussion with a corporate innovation leader on the role of strategy in the context of innovation.

The …

Changes at Work: How Fast and Why Do New Employees Lose Their New Perspectives and Fresh Thinking?

November 17, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

We all know them. The employees who have been long enough at their workplace that they start to develop antibodies and off-the-back reactions to new things.

Do the below snippets sound familiar?

“We already did that a …

3 Successful Open Innovation Cases: GE, Samsung and LEGO

November 15, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

The idea of open innovation is still fairly new, but we are starting to see a range of companies that are getting value out of their efforts with this new paradigm shift.

GE, LEGO and Samsung are …

The Value of Internal Networks for Corporate Innovation Programs – Twitter Chat, Nov 20

November 11, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

Twitter Chat: The Value of Internal Networks for Corporate Innovation Programs – join the dialogue with Stefan Lindegaard & Anthony Ferrier

Thursday, November 20 at 11.00am (New York time)

The topic:

This Twitter Chat examines the growing …

Training and Educating Executives on Innovation

November 4, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

As companies are about to ramp up their corporate innovation capabilities, we are going seeing a renewed focus on the training and education of all employees within an organization.

A corporate innovation team in partnership with the …

Crowd-Foresighting: Experimenting With a New Innovation Approach

October 31, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

What happens when a crowd of innovation managers from over 50 different companies engage to create and discuss scenarios about the future of residential lighting? This is what Henkel and Novozymes set out to explore.

This is

A Game Plan for Corporate Innovation

October 22, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I recently had some interactions with a company working to ramp up their innovation efforts. We had several discussions on different ways of approaching this and here you get some quick and dirty insights on how such …

Making Innovation Happen at Siemens: Open Co-Ideation Is Key

October 20, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

Siemens is one of the big global companies that puts lots of efforts into their innovation efforts and they have lots of initiatives on open innovation, co-creation and co-ideation within the company itself or even with external …

Coca-Cola Founders: A New Model for Creating Startups?

October 17, 2014 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard

“We’re trying to create a win-win,” David Butler, Coke’s global VP of innovation and entrepreneurship, says about the new Coca-Cola Founders platform. “First we partner with experienced entrepreneurs and invite them to join our global co-founder …

How Big Companies Innovate With Startups and SME’s

October 15, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

There are so many examples of big companies innovating with startups and SME’s and as this innovation dynamic grows and matures, we are also starting to see different ways in which this take place.

The examples I …