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Social Innovation Labs

Networking Action

Anyone interested in transformation processes will find Social Innovation Lab Guide a must read. For those actually developing a lab, it provides a detailed design, tools, examples, and advice; for those wanting to understand the role of labs in a … Net Dev

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Innovation for Erratic Meatbags

Evolving Web

He made it clear that innovation was everyone's job. Simon and Jabe could have written off their programmers as stereotypical introvert meatbags and left the innovation to product development experts - but that's the normal way of doing things.

For innovation: Amplify the low signal

Net-Map Toolbox

Crow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg. My work often involves getting familiar with a new country and sector in a short amount of time, discussing challenges with many different stakeholders and together developing and implementing strategies for change.

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Radical innovation is never acceptable

Chris Corrigan

There is an interesting observation here, that the socially acceptable forms of protest, innovation and radical change are only helpful in terms of creating incremental and socially acceptable change.

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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 as a process is about multiple stakeholders working together on joint, economically and socially sustainable solutions for wicked societal problems. Social innovation both co-creates value for individual stakeholders involved, and contributes to the common good.

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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. eds.), Managing Open Innovation Technologies , Springer, Berlin. Open innovation is about crossing boundaries to create networked synergies in/across collaborative communities.

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

” BoostInno is one of the networks developed in URBACT, with the aim to “enable public administrations to play a new role as public booster and brokers/facilitators of social innovation activities/projects/policies, by driving social innovation in, through and out the public sector.”

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

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The Next 10 years of Social Innovation

Networking Action

Indy Johar writes: The last ten years have been an important, formative period for the revival of social innovation, we have seen a new generation of actors contribute to the renewal of our societal goods. The work of the Young … Net Dev

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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. This is a reflective sensemaking effort in which existing communal knowledge sharing practices, initiatives, and resources are tied together into coherent commons-based knowledge fabrics that support intercommunal collaboration, such as for social innovation.

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Een social innovation ecosysteem voor Midden-Brabant

Making CommunitySense

Centrale vraag: hoe krijgen we een social innovation ecosysteem van de grond in de regio? In de Pathfinders zijn 30 mensen bij elkaar gebracht uit organisaties die willen vernieuwen, met social innovation als uitgangspunt.

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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.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities – where companies and customers collaborate on ideas for new products and services – can be one of the most valuable ways to invest in community engagement. The Four Stages of Open Innovation Communities. Collaborative Innovation.

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The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Topic of my talk was “Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case” I published the slides of my talk in a previous post. In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation. Social Innovation.

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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. Social networks, personal relationships, employees with diverse connections across divisional boundaries – this is the real foundation for breakthrough innovation.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Management Innovation eXchange. Innovative 4.44. I did not find pure innovation, but without any doubt the very best proposition for consolidation of state of the art best practices in the area of change and different management.

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. Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth.

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Open Policy Making promises engagement as well as digital innovation

Social Reporter

A couple of posts on the Open Policy Making blog this week provide insights into how digital technologies, network thinking, and new ways for government to operate may change the way we receive services, engage as citizens – and maybe develop our own community-level innovations.

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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. Philosophically, “innovation” and “collaboration” are great. Laws that Govern Innovation. Services. Speaking.

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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? That was the question posed to me recently by Warwick, the head of innovation for the Australia and New Zealand region of a multinational engineering firm. Innovation.

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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,

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? The post Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference appeared first on Partnering Resources.

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

Chris Collison

Applying someone else’s good practice in a new situation isn’t clever or innovative, at least, not in the conventional sense – but it still takes intelligent courage. How much more effective would we be if we celebrated re-use and re-purposing of knowledge as much as we prized innovation?

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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.

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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. We do so via a cross-case analysis of three Dutch social innovation communities simultaneously being set-up.

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. We investigate how to design such inter-sectoral public library innovations that are embedded in existing organizational practice and are both sustainable and scalable. Just published: A. de Moor and R.

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

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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. It would be interesting to see to what extent collaboration patterns for social innovation are alike and differ in the US and European contexts.

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. This entry was posted on 13 February 2010, 2:18 pm and is filed under connect , innovation strategy , networks.

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”. Innovation comes in many forms, mostly people think of innovation solely with new product features or new product categories.

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. But what is more fascinating is that most breakthrough innovations are recombinations of existing ideas or technologies. Tags: network node innovation socialnetwork_km

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. Suzi Soza, from the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service’s Dell Social Innovation Competition, will moderate the panel.”.

All you ever wanted to know about Agricultural Innovation Systems

Net-Map Toolbox

Agricultural Innovation by connecting farmers to the world. ” “For innovation to occur, interactions among these diverse stakeholders need to be open and to draw upon the most appropriate available knowledge. copyright by IICD on flickr, SEND Westafrica Program [link].

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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. It notes that while the explosion of app innovation started with the iPhone, the rise of the “App Internet” significantly impact the enterprise software and services market. This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services.

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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. Problem Statements: Have economic realities impacted innovation efforts? Innovation is a broad term, what’s an effective way to categorize an initiatives scale and scope?

European Innovation and Creativity Conference September 2011 Portugal

The Bumble Bee

I am looking forward to speaking and running a workshop on High Performing Teams at ECCIXII - the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Creativity in Portugal (Faro) from September 14-17.

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. It reminds me of the Open Innovation Exchange process that Simon, Berry, I and others adopted back in 2007 when Cabinet Office tendered a £1.2 million contract for a third sector innovation exchange.

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Gmail Motion - The Biggest Email Innovation Since RFC822

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google announced a new innovation for its Gmail service - Gmail Motion to enable the inclusion of body language in email messages: " The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet even existed. Gym owners are not going to be pleased with this innovation.

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