We work with your organization to create a strategy and implementation plan for connecting to the global innovation community to source ideas, accelerate marketing solutions, or solve technical challenges.
What is Open Innovation?
Open Innovation* involves working with external parties to innovate, be they customers, users, supply chain partners, universities, entrepreneurs, or others.
Our IdeaWorks Approach
Our IdeaWorks, with expertise in Open Innovation best practices and proven techniques, works with you to design a custom approach to achieving your goal. We work with you to:
What are your overall vision and goals? How well aligned are the people in your organization? What has been working for you? Where do you want to be in six months? A year?
What are your strengths? Where are the gaps? Where can you be open? How adequately prepared is your team?
You may have more than one approach depending on your needs. Which Open Innovation approach or approaches work best?
How should we frame your need in order to get the best results from participants? What are the best places and timesto launch? How can you get optimal results?
How do you evaluate co-innovators, choose the ideal, and establish the the relationship? How do you build the best conditions for mutual success?
Which Open Innovation Approach is Right for You?
*The term “Open Innovation” was coined in 1993 by Dr. Henry Chesbrough, Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.