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Social Innovation Labs

Networking Action

Anyone interested in transformation processes will find Social Innovation Lab Guide a must read.

2015 59

Innovation for Erratic Meatbags

Evolving Web

He made it clear that innovation was everyone's job. Silo'ing innovation where it’s appropriate and turning everything else into a factory.

For innovation: Amplify the low signal

Net-Map Toolbox

Crow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg. What is the shared story on which we can build our planning?

2016 63

Radical innovation is never acceptable

Chris Corrigan

I’m working my way through some interviews he gave in support of his book, The End of Protest. Here is one juicy line: This is fundamental.

2016 35

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities are one of the most valuable types of communities to build and also one of the most difficult to get right. Stage 1.

2016 31

Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case

Making CommunitySense

On October 21st, I gave a guest lecture at Rutgers University , USA, having been invited by the Communication Department, the MCIS Program, and the Collaborative for Knowledge, Innovation and Design. Social innovation both co-creates value for individual stakeholders involved, and contributes to the common good. Below my slides.

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New publication – Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand. Social innovation is the process in which relevant stakeholders jointly develop solutions to wicked problems that none of them can solve on their own. We illustrate the approach with the case of the European Social Innovation Week 2015 pre-events. de Moor (2015).

2016 40

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

In my community practice, I’ve seen 4 stages that are typical in the maturation of an Open Innovation Community. Collaborative Innovation.

2016 27

New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

Making CommunitySense

” Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities was just published in J.E. Lundström et al. ISBN 978-3-642-31649-4.

2013 62

Een social innovation ecosysteem voor Midden-Brabant

Making CommunitySense

Centrale vraag: hoe krijgen we een social innovation ecosysteem van de grond in de regio? Een voorbeeld zijn de Pathfinders.

2013 46

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation. Social Innovation. The Social Innovation Process.

2015 46

Innovation in Suitcases: Stackable Shelves

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a frequent traveller it is interesting to me to observe a new set of luggage being designed, funded, and brought to market. Miscellaneous

2015 25

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Management Innovation eXchange. Innovative 4.44. What are the limits of open innovation?

Innovation: Less Structure, More Informal Collaboration #collaboration #innovation #cycling

Michael Sampson - Currents

Carol comments on a recent MIT study that found that 80% of breakthrough innovations didn't occur in training sessions or formal meetings. The breakthroughs came through informal / chance encounters: " In other words, innovation is less a product of structured processes and more a result of informal conversations. and innovate.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. Get them thinking, innovating and doing.

2013 28

Open Policy Making promises engagement as well as digital innovation

Social Reporter

All posts innovation greycells openpolicy Hopefully not, from the tone of the posts.

2015 21

The Secret to Innovation and Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Secret to Innovation and Collaboration. The words “innovation” and “collaboration” are buzzwords right now.

2013 25

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work. What’s the best way to quickly improve innovation in your organization? More on: Innovation.

2013 43

Copy, Adapt or Innovate? Educating Yorkshire with the Kings Speech…

Chris Collison

In some ways, the organisational motivation to innovate a ‘genius’ solution is greater than the recognition gained for copying or adapting.

2014 26

Innovation and Value Networks

Patti Anklam

I’ve been refreshing my NetWorkShop materials on value networks in preparation for some upcoming gigs. In these workshops, the focus is on literacy about the nature of networks as we have come to understand them in the first decade of the 21st century and on providing both insights and practical skills in “net work.&#. Value networks,

Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

The UK innovation agency NESTA is starting a major exploration of the future of hyperlocal media – covering everything from struggling local papers, and reduced local BBC services, through to new Government-backed local TV, and the blogs, online communities and radio stations run by passionate digital activists. The funding call.

2012 38

New publication: Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation

Making CommunitySense

My book chapter “ Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation ” was recently published in J.

New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. Through social innovation, libraries may adopt new functions and roles and even act as innovation catalysts in networks of increasingly interdependent stakeholders from different sectors. Filed under: education , libraries , social innovation , universities.

Innovation and Learning Networks and Free Actors

Networking Action

The idea of “Free Actors in Networks” (FANs) is useful for any type of network , but arose with innovation and learning ones. A Dutch colleague, Eelke Wielinga , introduced me to the “FAN Approach” to network development that arose … Net Dev

2012 21

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

Making CommunitySense

As part of my visit to the University of Alabama in Huntsville I gave a presentation “Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation” at the College of Business Administration. See also the Economist article Let’s Hear Those Ideas.

Leadership, Innovation and Complexity Science

Networking Action

With … Leadership complexity innovationLeadership in multi-stakeholder networks must deal with complexity. This contrasts with complicated where there are many moving parts such as with getting a person on the moon, but the moving parts are for the most part controllable and predictable.

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Once we have creatively made connections between ideas (which is the core creative act in innovation), we have to get our new ideas to spread.

Dell – a leader in Social Media Innovation

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Dell has always been an innovator in customer relationships and social media dating back to their core business model “be direct”.

Thinking Networks for better innovation - Clattering Thoughts

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Steven Johnson One thing is sure: innovation is not a one-man matter. Tags: network node innovation socialnetwork_km Domination.

Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference

Partnering Resources

How do we move towards greater innovation and breakthrough problem solving? And, indeed, that was the talk of the conference.

2013 49

SXSW Notes: Design for Social Innovation and Public Good

Portals and KM

This is the session on Design for Social Innovation and Public Good led by Barbara Brown Wilson Dir UT Austin Center for Sustainable Development, Jess Zimbabwe Exec Dir ULI Daniel Rose Center For Public Leadership in Land Use, John Peterson Founder & Pres, Public Architecture, John Bielenberg Dir Project M, and Suzi Sosa Exec Dir Dell Challenge.

All you ever wanted to know about Agricultural Innovation Systems

Net-Map Toolbox

Agricultural Innovation by connecting farmers to the world. Agricultural Innovation Systems, an Investment Sourcebook, Part 1 and Part 2.

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Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. McCarthy. Apple has over. I was pleased to receive a review copy of the report.

2015 40

Social Media & Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

Working Title: "Leveraging Social Media Within Innovation Strategies". Target Audience : Innovation program managers, innovation project teams, decision-makers involved in collaboration and social media strategies, IT managers, architects, and others involved in knowledge management efforts. ideation”).

European Innovation and Creativity Conference September 2011 Portugal

The Bumble Bee

For more details on the ECCIXII conference. News & Media

Open innovation reporters and a Social App Store are needed to complement local news hubs

Social Reporter

On reflection that’s rather presumptuous – so my best idea is a pretty obvious one … look at the assets and skills we have already, and open the process up to those are already bubbling with suggestions, and create some innovative solutions from there. million contract for a third sector innovation exchange.

2011 38

Supporting Economic Recovery Through Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Software innovation goes way beyond the high tech industry as more products are increasingly computer driven. Mike Gilpin at Forester looked into this issue and recently offered the report, How To Foster Software Innovation To Exploit The Economic Recovery. Software innovation comes in two flavors; incremental and disruptive.

Check Out Our Entry for Management Innovation eXchange M-Prize Hack

Portals and KM

I recently wrote about the Management Innovation Exchange(MIX) – see Collaborative Innovation at the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX). It is “an open innovation project aimed at reinventing management for the 21st century. M-Prize for Management Innovation.   The goals is to show how Web 2.0 thinking.

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

  Before her current assignment she led the IBM Worldwide University Relations and Innovation Program. tools within the enterprise.