Tag Archives: Henry Chesbrough

A map of open innovation practices

A problem that I see with the current literature on open innovation is that while focusing predominantly on theoretical aspects of the concept (value proposition, strategic alignments, governance and management, human capital and culture), it pays little attention to the … Continue reading

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A Performance Paradox: Why Is Crowdsourcing So Seldom Used?

Call it a performance paradox: while being an effective innovation tool, crowdsourcing is seldom used by organizations. A fresh example of this paradox came in the recent Gartner 2016 CIO Agenda Report (highlighted in a June 27, 2016 Forbes article). … Continue reading

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Has Crowdsourcing Become A Mainstream Innovation Tool?

(This post originally appeared on Innovation Excellence) Given the level of excitement the concept of Open Innovation has caused in the media in recent years, one would assume that this approach has become a common tool used by organizations to achieve … Continue reading

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