[Infographic] What is Open Innovation?
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[Infographic] What is Open Innovation?

  ” We need to be innovative in the area of innovation itself ” John Seely Brown Open Innovation, “The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology” Henry W. Chesbrough Open Innovation is a concept that turns our traditional idea of innovation upside down. According to John Seely Brown, Director…

Open Source VS Open Innovation
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Open Source VS Open Innovation

Open Source and Open Innovation We are often asked the difference between Open Innovation and Open Source. And many people confound the two. Let us try to clarify the links between these notions. We will take the opportunity to introduce others (Open Hardware, Open Data, Open Access etc.) Open Source…

THE GOOD EXPERT
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THE GOOD EXPERT

WHAT IS A GOOD EXPERT AND HOW TO FIND ONE? The experts are essential to our businesses, particularly those wishing to innovate. Innovation often requires, starting from market and customers’ expectations, to answer new questions. Experts have knowledge related to their education, experience and practice. They can therefore propose relevant…

Open Innovation Examples
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Open Innovation Examples

This article proposes a few examples of companies that have chosen the path of open innovation. Innovation is more than ever in the core of the corporate strategy, no matter what the size of the company is. The intensification of competition in a global economy requires new innovation forms and…

When Open Innovation breaks computing limits and ROI
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When Open Innovation breaks computing limits and ROI

Xerox Realbusiness blog published a stunning article yesterday on the Open Innovation ROI in medical science. They relate how the Harvard Medical School (HMS) used Open Innovation and a developpers’ contest to dramatically improve gene sequencing performance. The MegaBLAST algorithm from the National Center of Biotechnology Informatics allows to measure the…

THE BOOMING OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORMS
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THE BOOMING OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORMS

A varied offer of open innovation platforms : from crowdsourcing of ideas to solutions search. Open Innovation platforms can respond quickly and effectively to a problem or to generation of new ideas through the reuse of knowledge or external ideas. The time saving and new opportunities brought by this approach…

GENERAL MILLS : MORE OPEN INNOVATION PRODUCTS
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GENERAL MILLS : MORE OPEN INNOVATION PRODUCTS

While most of you may be familiar with the products such as Yoplait greek 100, natural valley protein bar, fiber one 90- calories brownies , and the recently released  Fiber One Soft-Baked Cookies  , what you may not have know was that these products are a success thanks to open…