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Innovation Upgrade: A Training Program and Network by Stefan Lindegaard

by Stefan Lindegaard
August 27, 20158/27/15 No Comments
Boost Your Career and Help Make Your Company Stronger!   Do you and your colleagues want to stay ahead of the curve and get the latest insights on innovation management? Do you want to expand your mindset, skills and toolbox on innovation? Do you want to get ready for the future of innovation?   Then, you should join Innovation Upgrade, a training program and network that gives you insights and inspiration on topics such as:   • open innovation and how this works for large companies, SME´s and startups • the future of corporate innovation (lots of change on the way) • the talent for innovation (the skills and mindset you need to be successful with innovation)   We will address the topics through webinars, virtual Q&A sessions and physical sessions in cities around the world.   …

15 Examples of Open Innovation between Big Companies and Startups

by Stefan Lindegaard
August 12, 20148/12/14 4 Comments

Open innovation is a strategic game for big companies and one of the most important moves to consider for their innovation leaders is the allocation of focus and resources in the context of open innovation.

Here we need to consider that big companies like GE, Cisco or Microsoft tend to have 8-12 different value pools (think suppliers, startups, customers or universities) to consider for their open innovation efforts.

The challenge is that even companies that are good at open innovation only seems to be able to handle 3-4 value pools properly at the same time.…

FREE Books, Papers and Insights on Open Innovation, Corporate Innovation and the People Side of Innovation

by Stefan Lindegaard
May 30, 20135/30/13 18 Comments

I believe in being open and sharing insights so here you can download free books, papers and exercises related to my work.

I hope you will find this worth your time and if so, it would be great if you can help spread the word about this link to your network and colleagues.

7 Steps for Open Innovation: Grading Your Company’s Open Innovation Capabilities – a 172 page framework / presentation

Most companies are still struggling with their open innovation efforts so I have developed a seven-step assessment tool that helps them evaluate these key areas:


An Open Innovation Talk by Stefan Lindegaard (Video)

by Stefan Lindegaard
August 5, 20128/5/12 No Comments

Do you want some insights and inspiration on open innovation? Then you should check out this presentation that I gave at the recent re:publica conference in Berlin.

Here you get a short description of the talk:

Companies began embracing open innovation because of the promises given by this new paradigm shift of innovation. Today, they have no choice. Everyone needs to get onboard – or they will be left in the dust. In this talk, I explain why companies have no choice and how open innovation effects everyone from individuals to entrepreneurs to big company innovators.…

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Why Big Companies Get Better at Innovation
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