Monthly Archives: October 2015

Are We Faking Innovation?

Let me begin with a couple of quotes. “Innovation is like teenage sex; everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it!” (Cris Beswick, Founder … Continue reading

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Can we make crowdsourcing available to small companies?

Crowdsourcing is a powerful open innovation tool allowing organizations to tap on the collective wisdom of their own employees (internal crowdsourcing) or pools of external talent around the world (external crowdsourcing). Internal crowdsourcing (usually managed through Internal Innovation Networks) can be … Continue reading

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Can the Wisdom of Crowds Help Solve the Refugee Crisis in Europe?

(A longer version of this piece originally appeared on the Qmarkets blog) The refugee crisis that keeps tormenting Europe, as serious as it is, has two additional troubling features. First, despite the fact that the humanitarian situation in the Middle … Continue reading

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Do Corporate Accelerators Create Real Value?

(This post first appeared on the Front End of Innovation Blog) Corporate intrapreneurship is relatively new business concept aimed at helping large companies advance their disruptive innovation initiatives. Due to its novelty and immaturity, this model of corporate innovation obviously needs … Continue reading

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The Art of Killing (a Project)

(This post first appeared on the Front End of Innovation Blog) As innovation becomes an increasingly popular topic in business literature, social media and public discussions, it also turns into a powerful magnet for clichés. One of the most used, if … Continue reading

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