Is your organization reaching its true creative potential? In other words, is your organization being stimulated to innovate?
Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more—including social good. Why crowdsource for social change? In today's digital age, the Internet connects the world like never before. Utilizing this virtual environment to involve an unlimited audience brings an array of...
The emergence and use of innovative methods are accelerating and diversifying, such as design thinking, open innovation and gamification. Relying on traditional methods like R&D project groups or solo geniuses are risky—they’re not efficient nor fast enough to outpace the competition.
We are at the doorstep of a new innovation era, one that is fundamentally different in the quantity and quality of breakthroughs it can bring. Several trends are forcing a break from the traditional, internal, and lengthy R&D approach, setting the dynamics of today’s Age of Innovation.
GE Healthcare had a recurring practice of involving their staff to brainstorm new product ideas during their annual Innovation Week but was struggling with the quality of their projects.
The subsidiary of Allianz Group revealed areas for improvement in their employee satisfaction survey. HR identified two areas pointed out by their members: the need for internal process improvement for more efficiency and the want for more opportunities to grow professionally as an organization.
In the past few years, we organized several successful hackathons for various Fortune500 companies. Collected from our experience, we have the golden rules and no-goes for you to organize a fruitful event, resulting in implementable projects and an inspired team.