A Free Book / Presentation: 7 Steps for Open Innovation

I am happy to give you FREE access to a mini-book and a PowerPoint presentation deck for my framework on open innovation.

You can download the free mini-book (PDF, 46 pages) here: 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:

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Western World, Learn Innovation from Dubai!

January 23, 2015 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard


As I am reading some local newspapers in Dubai airport, I see three articles on new innovation initiatives driven by the government. This is just another day of innovation and media coverage in the UAE.

One of …

Call for Cases: Training Your Employees for Open Innovation

January 14, 2015 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

I am working on the next webinar in my Innovation MasterClass and this one will be based on some interested questions raised by one of the member companies.

They go like this:

What are the effective actions

Five Things Executives Should Learn about Innovation in 2015

January 13, 2015 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

If you want to bring corporate executives up to speed on innovation management as it happens in 2015 you should focus on these elements:

• give them a better understanding of what open innovation is and how …

Asking the Right Questions: A Powerful Capability

January 12, 2015 15inno 1 Comment
by Stefan Lindegaard

Lots of people claim to have all the right answers. Some people are more humble. They acknowledge that they do not have all the right answers, but their humbleness often seem to give them a very valuable …

Raising a Business: The Second Hardest Thing

January 11, 2015 15inno No Comments
by Stefan Lindegaard

Sometimes you see a picture that just speaks to you. Being a father as well as an entrepreneur, I can resonate with this image that I saw at Heathrow airport. The only thing, I would comment is …

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 1 Comment
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 No Comments
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 …