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Creating Meaningful Organizations - Learnings from the 2016 Academy of Management Meeting
Ideation & Collaboration

Creating Meaningful Organizations - Learnings from the 2016 Academy of Management Meeting

Making organizations meaningful. Noble pursuit and this year’s theme at the Academy of Management’s 76th Annual Meeting ...

Get Out of the Building and Go Cross-Industry to Seek Radical Ideas
Ideation & Collaboration

Get Out of the Building and Go Cross-Industry to Seek Radical Ideas

We all value those times when we can step away from our desk, from the computer or phone and step outside. Some do this ...

3 ways to leverage your innovation ecosystem better
Ideation & Collaboration

3 ways to leverage your innovation ecosystem better

Co-development partnerships Broad business networks Independent networked organizations Meta organizations Collaborative...

Crowdsourcing needs dedicated focus to yield great results
Ideation & Collaboration

Crowdsourcing needs dedicated focus to yield great results

The goal is to move the crowd towards a new direction in our collective thinking to solve a problem. Whatever you call c...

Innovation in the Boardroom
Ideation & Collaboration

Innovation in the Boardroom

How much focus should innovation efforts and capabilities have in the boardroom? I have been thinking about this after t...

The Future of Internal Crowdsourcing
Ideation & Collaboration

The Future of Internal Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing has been interesting to me intellectually for some time, it seems to have the ability to help solve vexing...

Is Innovation a buzz word or a buzzkill?
Ideation & Collaboration

Is Innovation a buzz word or a buzzkill?

‘Innovation’ – the act or process of developing a new method, idea, or product Most companies are neurotic about this te...

Two Brains are Better than One: The Benefits of Crowdsourcing Your Innovation
Ideation & Collaboration

Two Brains are Better than One: The Benefits of Crowdsourcing Your Innovation

It's difficult to measure with any real precision how much the Internet has changed the way we do business and live life...

Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing Best Practices
Ideation & Collaboration

Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing Best Practices

Open innovation (also known as user, cumulative, mass, or distributed innovation, or as know-how trading) and crowdsourc...

To Innovate is to Pitch and Flirt
Ideation & Collaboration

To Innovate is to Pitch and Flirt

One of the problems I encounter regularly is that selling innovation is very difficult. But why? It’s like a pitch, and ...

Collaboration Overload: When the Outcome of Your Innovation Effort is Less Than the Sum of its Parts
Ideation & Collaboration

Collaboration Overload: When the Outcome of Your Innovation Effort is Less Than the Sum of its Parts

Here is an outlandish but probably familiar thought: We employ too many mechanisms to move ideas forward and far too few...

Pitching: don’t play the game, play the player
Ideation & Collaboration

Pitching: don’t play the game, play the player

Imagine this: They have finally called! Someone wants to hear your idea. Imagine, maybe even invest in it. Your mind sta...