The 2010 Finnish National Innovation Strategy contains an important section on demand and user-driven innovation. In addition to considering scientific and technological development as an important source of innovation, the strategy also takes into account the growing role of other knowledge-based innovations and the related demand and user-orientation in the broadening innovation activity in the society.
Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge and former Xerox PARC Chief Scientist John Seely Brown presents his theory of a monumental economic shift from a push to a pull economy as outlaid in his 2010 book, The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion.
Hutch Carpenter, VP of Product at Spigit, has published his keynote speech in the International Forum on Enterprise 2.0 in Milan (June 9-10, 2010) where he speaks about innovation. Specifically, on the latest advances in leveraging communities to advance innovation.
NESTA, UK organised a conference to help companies navigate the Corporate Open Innovation process. The interactive day featured Open Innovation experts, experienced practitioners and NESTA case studies of open innovation from corporates including, Procter and Gamble, Virgin, Oracle, Orange and McLaren.
Cisco announces its second Cisco I-Prize contest. In this open, global competition entrepreneurs submit proposals and collaborate to create the seed idea for Cisco’s next billion-dollar business. Idea submissions should fall in one of four categories:
This first conference on Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) brought together a multi-disciplinary international group of practitioners, researchers and students of the emerging science of collaboration.