Category Archives: Organizational Innovation

Organizational innovation

Unleash the Creativity and Effectiveness of Electronic Ideation in an Online Brainstorm

Authored By Darin Eich Ph.D. Electronic ideation — coming up with multiple ideas using a computer and software or web application — offers a powerful new tool to innovators. With Web 2.0 internet technology available, a form of electronic ideation known as online brainstorming is also emerging as a “front end of innovation” tool for…

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Insights and themes about Fortune 500 company innovation from the 2008 Open Innovation Conference

Authored by Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions I attended this conference as a media partner from BrainReactions and OpenInnovators.net and set out to identify some overarching themes about the current state of open innovation for large organizations. “Advance innovative ideas through partner collaboration and co-development” was the theme of this 2008 Marcus Evans conference.…

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Beyond a contest for the “best idea”: A case of crowdsourcing through a brainstorming competition

Authored by Darin Eich, Ph. D., President, BrainReactions LLC Open innovation is valuable because it can harness the perspectives, needs, and ideas of a large amount of individuals, whether they be current consumers of a product or potential users of a website. In order to innovate based on the perspectives of many people, a shift…

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100 Tips for Improving Your Creativity: Top ideas from 15 different brainstormers

Authored by Dr. Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions LLC A BrainReactions.net brainstorm launched by UKJohn (John Tunney) on “100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity” achieved its stated goal. It generated 100 ideas from 26 different brainstormers. The description of this brainstorm was: “I thought it would be interesting to ask BR Tool users for…

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A simple system for starting innovation: How to make the front end of innovation less fuzzy & more practical

Authored by Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions LLC http://brainreactions.com Innovation is creativity with a purpose. It is not only creating new ideas but doing so with a specific intention in mind and with plans to actually launch the developed and realized ideas into the world. There are elements of both creation and action. Innovation…

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Innovating Your Professional Life

Innovating Your Professional Life Authored by Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions LLC for InnovateYourself & the Brainwaves E-magazine http://brainreactions.com Sometimes we assess our professional lives and realize that we have just been operating a metaphorical machine for an extended period of time. This machine may not even be a real machine but what we…

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Online Workshops on Expert Brainstorming

This brainstorming training series will be live starting November 3rd and registration is open now. Here is a description of the webinars from BrainstormingTechniques.org Part 1. Structure and Strategy for Brainstorming: Brainstorming should be based on a sound process with catalyzing questions that address challenges you have. This workshop will guide you through activities to…

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Generating High Quantities of Ideas

One of the key fundamental purposes of the idea generating stage is to generate A LOT of ideas. The more ideas we generate, the more we have to work with to develop concepts. Ideas are like raw materials that have the potential to be developed into something useful with the right process. Plus, we may…

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A Systematic Innovation Process to Create Ideas into Concepts

Welcome to generating ideas on purpose! We will share with you what we have learned while developing a simple “front end of innovation” process. We encourage you to learn innovation through doing it. You can practice and use this process to develop and communicate your big idea in a more systematic and effective way. The…

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Complimentary Mini E-Course on the Front End of Innovation

InnovationTraining.org is now offering a free innovation e-course in the form of 6 daily emails. Each visual email includes an activity to do in a systematic innovation sequence. E-course participants can gain a greater understanding of a systematic front end of innovation process that they can use to develop new product, service, marketing, or organizational…

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