Tag: open innovation

  • Beyond Ideas: Building Collaborative Innovation Communities

    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. Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right. Many companies have experimented with this type of  Open Innovation […]

  • Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation

    Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation

    This is a short post to recap the online workshop I did with David Spinks of CMX about developing Collaborative Innovation Communities. Below you will find an overview of the session, the slide deck from the session, a link to the companion worksheet and the working list of brand-based CI communities and innovation platforms we’ve been tracking at Structure3C.

  • Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

    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. Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right. Many companies have experimented with this type of  Open Innovation – Lego Ideas, Dell’s IdeaStorm, […]

  • Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

    This week I am participating in Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 in Brussels. The conference has an amazing range of speakers from both the public and private sector sharing their ideas about, and experiences from, the Crowd Economy. My session focused on the critical role of Communities in the Crowd / Collaborative Economy, and covered: Why […]

  • Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

    Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

    You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the Collaborative Economy lately. The key question many brands are asking: How do I get started? The good news? You may already have. Most organizations have an existing online customer community (or communties). Most are as simple as technical support forums, but many organizations have explored community engagement […]

  • Presentation: Developing the Next Generation of IdeaStorm

    These are my slides from the Intranet Reloaded Conference in Berlin on April 17th. My presentation was on the evolution of Dell’s IdeaStorm open innovation community.