Interview with Frank Mattes: Generation 3 Innovation – The Open Collaborative Network

Source: IdeaConnection IdeaConnection Interview with Frank Mattes, Founder and CEO of innovation-3 January 9, 2012. By Vern Burkhardt Vern Burhardt (VB): You say that the third generation of innovation management has begun. Would you explain how this differs from the first and second generations of innovation management? Frank Mattes: In a historic view one can clearly distinguish three generations of …

How to design an Open Innovation roll-out project: 4 scenarios

In 2011, we saw an increasing Open Innovation maturity. Most have passed the threshold of conceptual discussions. Many have gone beyond testing some new approaches, such as e.g. using an Open Innovation intermediary. The “Early Adopters”, if we borrow this term from the theory of technology diffusion, see Open Innovation NOT as a one-size-fits-all strategy; rather they see it as …

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From time to time, innovation-3 also posts insights in the world’s largest online community focusing on innovation management, www.innovationexcellence.com. Innovation Excellence is the online home of the global innovation community, building upon a rapidly-growing network with thousands of members from over 170 countries – thought leaders, practitioners, consultants, vendors, and academia. The online community currently generates over 225,000 unique visits and requests more …