Process Model Canvas – Marco Bijl, James P. Devlin and David Ruting

Process Model Canvas

The Process Model Canvas is developed by Marco Bijl, James P. Devlin and David Ruting and is complementary to Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas. The Process Model Canvas will help you define the operating model that needs to be adopted, but HOW do you do that?

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Creating employee networks that deliver open innovation – Jasper de Valk et al 2011

Creating employee networks that deliver open innovation by Eoin Whelan, Salvatore Parise, Jasper de Valk & Rick Aalbers is (recently) published in MITSloan Management Review and got my attention via a Twitter message of Jasper de Valk.

In this article I will have a look at the Idea Scout and Idea Connector roles, their position in Employee Networks and the impact on Open Innovation results.

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Flare Innovation Impact Matrix

Flare Innovation Logo

A link to the Flare Innovation Impact Matrix was shared by fellow friend Fenno Verdaasdonk. In this article I will describe the Flare Innovation Impact Matrix and try to look at connections with business model generation and corporate effectuation.

What or who is Flare Innovation? Flare Innovation is a “collective of experienced innovators and specialists operating in the wider field of innovation and new product development”.

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Innovation Management with the Microsoft Project Server 2010

Some time ago I attended the event “Innovatie management op het Microsoft-platform” where I could experience a cool intersection of open innovation and information technology.

CXS B.V., a joint venture between Campana & Schott and Corporate Project Solutions, shared a case study at a market-leading pharmaceutical company, where they’ve build an innovation management solution build up-on Microsoft Project Server 2010.

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What is a Business Model ?

In this article I will try to answer the question “What is a business model?”. I will use a formal definition from Alexander Osterwalder and dive into tools and concepts that might be of use when you start playing around with innovating your (company’s) business model.

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What is Open Innovation ?

What is Open Innovation? Professor Henry Chesbrough shook up the business world with his book Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology back in 2003.

In 2006 professor Chesbrough released another book Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape and in 2011 Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era.

This illustrates that the open innovation field has innovated itself, and therefore I would like to focus a on the (research) question “What is open innovation?”.

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