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Are We Heading For Crowdsourced VR Health Care?

Every now and then you see a headline just like the one overhead, indicating that virtual reality is moving into some unexpected new industry or enterprise. It can all be a little bit dizzying, even if you’ve been following VR … Continue reading

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Applying open innovation tools to business model innovation

Recently, I proposed a “map” of existing open innovation tools based on the identity of open innovation partner(s) and the mode of interaction between them. Three large “baskets” were included: co-creation (known partners, two-way interaction), crowdsourcing (unknown partners, two-way interaction) … Continue reading

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Voter Education

Forbes published a list of the most and least educated states in the U.S. (based on the attainment of degrees and the quality of the education). When looking at the specific state names on the list, I felt that I … Continue reading

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Don’t eliminate email. Charge for it.

In a recent Harvard Business Review piece, Cal Newport proposes to eliminate email. Newport argues that email creates what he calls an “unstructured workflow” that reduces corporate planning and decision making to overcommunication. Newport further asserts that the unstructured flow … 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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Internal Innovation Networks as a Basis for Corporate Intrapreneurship

(This post first appeared on the Front End of Innovation Blog) Intrapreneurship is a relatively new concept developed to help large companies create new businesses, a process often called transformational (or disruptive) innovation. Intrapreneurship aims at instilling the spirit of entrepreneurship–usually … Continue reading

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Ambidexterity vs. Ecosystems: In Search for Sustainable Model of Intrapreneurship

(This post first appeared on the Front End of Innovation Blog) Innovation has climbed to the top of the corporate agenda in many large organizations, but its practical impact on the corporate performance has often been disappointing. Some would go as … Continue reading

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