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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 No Comments
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 …

Free Webinar: Bringing Assets, Needs, Value Pools and Channels Together for Better Open Innovation

October 14, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

On Oct 23, you can join a webinar, where we will look into how companies must find the right balance between internal open innovation and “true” open innovation, how the triple matrix of direction, value pools and …

Five Keys for Career Success: Lessons from Ellison, Gates and Jobs

October 12, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

The Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, just posted an interesting article in which the journalist looked into some common traits from the founders of Microsoft, Oracle and Apple.

These five keys for success are worth paying attention to you …

Chief Innovation Officer – An Insider or an Outsider?

October 9, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I predict that lots of companies are going to hire or appoint a Chief Innovation Officer (or someone with a similar title / area of responsibility) in the coming years. The reasons are quite compelling:

• Companies …

Key Questions for Open Innovation Between Big Companies and Startups / SME’s

October 7, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I am working on two surveys that will look into the innovation interactions between large companies and startups / SME’s.

One survey will be targeted towards corporate innovation teams in the large companies and the other will …

Top 5 Innovation Trends and Topics – Oct 2014

October 6, 2014 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard

What is trending in the innovation community right now? Here you get my views based on the interactions I have had in the recent months.

1. Startups and SME’s meet big corporates

Big companies want to become …

Be Agile and Open; Become a New Type of Business

October 5, 2014 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

There is a new book on innovation worth looking into – Agile Innovation; The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement and Ignite Creativity by innovation experts Langdon Morris, Moses Ma and Po Chi Wu.

The …