Innovation Metrics is part of the Business Exchange. It contains news and opinions about the latest experiments and policies regarding innovation measurement. A crucial issue for governments and corporations, which are eager about measuring the success of innovative ideas, products, processes, and business models.
The European Innovation Scoreboard 2008 offers a comparative analysis of innovation performance of EU member states. It is the eighth edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS). The methodology for the 2008 EIS is revised
Five states—Massachusetts, Washington, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey—are leading the United States’ transformation into a global, entrepreneurial and knowledge- and innovation-based New Economy, according to The 2008 State New Economy Index, released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).
The report, written by Robert Huggins, Hiro Izushi, Will Davies, and Luo Shougui, represents the fifth edition of the World Knowledge Competitiveness Index (WKCI), the first composite and relative measure of the knowledge economies of the world’s leading regions.
The WKCI is an integrated and overall benchmark of the knowledge capacity, capability and sustainability of each region,
The presentation of Dr. Dean Spitzer disucsses issues of innovation measurement in enterprises. Measurement is crucial for success, but it is an imperfect art, as practiced by most organizations. Too often, the focus is on accepted, technical measures, rather than on the specific needs of individuals involved and the desired outcomes.
Approximately two-thirds of the award winning U.S. innovations involve some kind of interorganizational collaboration—a situation that reflects the more collaborative nature of the innovation process and the greater role in private sector innovation by government agencies, federal laboratories, and research universities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Forum (ITIF) on the U.S. innovation system.