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:

True or False: Employees Should not Be Bothered with Innovation?

December 18, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I got an interesting comment to my recent post on how to train and educate executives on innovation. It went like this:

“Innovation requires time and drive to explore new vistas, therefore it is understandable that busy …

80% of Big Companies Plan to Increase Innovation Budgets in 2015

December 18, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

NineSigma recently asked more than 300 executives in big companies about their innovation programs and plans for 2015. The survey is highly encouraging and it also underscores the rising importance of open innovation.

• 87% agreed or …

Don’t Confuse Open Source with Open Innovation

December 17, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I just read a post in which a comment stated that open source is the easiest way to understand open innovation.

In my view open source does not have much to do with open innovation.

Wikipedia starts …

Executives Listen to their Peers! – Tips for Training Executives on Innovation

December 16, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I just did a webinar in my Innovation MasterClass on the topic on how to train and educate corporate executives on innovation and now you can view and download my presentation here:

Innovation: We Do not Have Time for it!

December 11, 2014 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard

I just had another interesting meeting with great people today. They work with innovation and R&D and we got to spend a little less than an hour together to discuss some of the challenges that you face …

The Future of Business, Industry and Knowledge Clusters

December 8, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

It is not that long ago that everyone working with or concerned about regional growth talked about their cluster and how they could create their own versions of Silicon Valley, High Tech Campus in Eindhoven or even …

The Business Impact of Open Innovation: Insights from Clorox

December 4, 2014 15inno 2 Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

Clorox is one of the leading practitioners of open innovation. Not many people really know this, but it becomes obvious, when you interact with Clorox people and listen to their presentations.

Navin Kunde, Business Networks Leader …

The Innovation Refrigerator: Is the Timing Right for Your Innovation Efforts?

December 2, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

You all know the innovation funnel, but do you know the innovation refrigerator?

The idea is simple: Innovation processes are often built around the funnel in which a project has to go through different stages and gates. …

Strategy or Innovation: What Comes First?

November 18, 2014 15inno 2 Comments
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 …