Category Archives: idea campaigns

Making introverts successful innovators

Half of the population are introverts, but mainly our educational, organisational and company systems are oriented to extroverts.

Making introverts successful innovators

Half of the population are introverts, but mainly our educational, organisational and company systems are oriented to extroverts.

Great Idea Can Come From Anywhere!

Everyone has the potential to be creative. We all create everyday, whether we’re at home, work, in the garden or at school. these ideas help us in our daily lives and we often take them for granted because we think

Great Idea Can Come From Anywhere!

Everyone has the potential to be creative. We all create everyday, whether we’re at home, work, in the garden or at school. these ideas help us in our daily lives and we often take them for granted because we think

Nurturing Innovation

Setting the preconditions for great results Have you heard a friend or colleague making fun of his/her superiors because they are doing something “stupid”? On the question “why don’t you suggest a solution?” you get an answer “they wouldn’t listen”

Nurturing Innovation

Setting the preconditions for great results Have you heard a friend or colleague making fun of his/her superiors because they are doing something “stupid”? On the question “why don’t you suggest a solution?” you get an answer “they wouldn’t listen”

Idea contest for a sport club

The football club that I’m supporting (NK Osijek of course) or maybe it will more honest to say: the club which is a big part of my life has just finished the selection for next year’s kit. The interesting thing,

Idea contest for a sport club

The football club that I’m supporting (NK Osijek of course) or maybe it will more honest to say: the club which is a big part of my life has just finished the selection for next year’s kit. The interesting thing,

Too many ideas rejected? What to do?

Have you sometimes heard some angry idea-submitters which are talking about the wrong system or innovation process. Well, sometimes they are quite right!

Too many ideas rejected? What to do?

Have you sometimes heard some angry idea-submitters which are talking about the wrong system or innovation process. Well, sometimes they are quite right!

“The Method” – Contest

To set up an innovation contest, we’ll first need a topic for sure. Clearly defined, “trendy” topic must push innovators to engage in contest. Sales, marketing, management or customer should trigger new topic from the business field that needs new ideas

“The Method” – Contest

To set up an innovation contest, we’ll first need a topic for sure. Clearly defined, “trendy” topic must push innovators to engage in contest. Sales, marketing, management or customer should trigger new topic from the business field that needs new ideas

“The Method” – Awakening and Selection

This is second post to the “7innovation method” series. First “awakening” part of the process is to launch initial contest which will “feel the pulse” of the organization and discover innovative persons. This contest could be a wide futuristic strategic

“The Method” – Awakening and Selection

This is second post to the “7innovation method” series. First “awakening” part of the process is to launch initial contest which will “feel the pulse” of the organization and discover innovative persons. This contest could be a wide futuristic strategic

Starting points for creativity and innovation

I often hear questions like “How can I start my creativity?” or “How to earn money with my ideas?”. The best answer is always an advice to check few open innovation portals. It is always very useful to see examples

Starting points for creativity and innovation

I often hear questions like “How can I start my creativity?” or “How to earn money with my ideas?”. The best answer is always an advice to check few open innovation portals. It is always very useful to see examples

Book: The Fuzzy Front End of Innovation

Book review: Oliver Gassmann, Fiona Schweitzer: Management of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation (Springer, 2014) Well, this was a surprise! This book really gives a wide range of topics with interesting examples and advices useful for work in creative

Book: The Fuzzy Front End of Innovation

Book review: Oliver Gassmann, Fiona Schweitzer: Management of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation (Springer, 2014) Well, this was a surprise! This book really gives a wide range of topics with interesting examples and advices useful for work in creative

“The Method” – introduction

How to make innovation process simpler, more efficient and more successful? I tried to explain it using a term “7innovation”, so here is the Method 🙂

“The Method” – introduction

How to make innovation process simpler, more efficient and more successful? I tried to explain it using a term “7innovation”, so here is the Method 🙂

Rewarding Innovation

Here is my paper “Rewarding Innovation – Influence of rewarding system to the innovation” from XXIV ISPIM Conference held in Helsinki 16-19 June 2013.

Rewarding Innovation

Here is my paper “Rewarding Innovation – Influence of rewarding system to the innovation” from XXIV ISPIM Conference held in Helsinki 16-19 June 2013.

Idea Generation Methods

It’s always a challenge to bring the innovative culture of any organization to higher level. After promotion of innovation program and removing the barriers, one of tasks connected with that challenge is to be successful in Idea Generation. The focus

Idea Generation Methods

It’s always a challenge to bring the innovative culture of any organization to higher level. After promotion of innovation program and removing the barriers, one of tasks connected with that challenge is to be successful in Idea Generation. The focus

Establishing Innovation Culture

My paper “Establishing Innovation Culture”, about installing Innovative Climate in big organization is available via this link on issuu. I presented it on the Conference for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Maribor, 2 years ago, and got a great feedback. Hope

Establishing Innovation Culture

My paper “Establishing Innovation Culture”, about installing Innovative Climate in big organization is available via this link on issuu. I presented it on the Conference for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Maribor, 2 years ago, and got a great feedback. Hope

Start of Innovation in Software Development Companies

How can any software developer become an Innovator? Is it possible that innovations exist in any software company? Software development in small and middle size companies can be encouraged in the same manner as in big companies. The effort and

Start of Innovation in Software Development Companies

How can any software developer become an Innovator? Is it possible that innovations exist in any software company? Software development in small and middle size companies can be encouraged in the same manner as in big companies. The effort and

The power of innovation campaigns

It’s easy to start innovation campaign, but to do it in a right way you need to be stick to some principles. So, to get really good, focused ideas much work has to be done before the start. If it’s

The power of innovation campaigns

It’s easy to start innovation campaign, but to do it in a right way you need to be stick to some principles. So, to get really good, focused ideas much work has to be done before the start. If it’s

your idea for japan

German innovation agency Hyve has started open innovation campaign for Japan: Your Idea for Japan Suggestion can be made according to following questions: How can we express solidary towards Japan? How can we collect money in an unconventional and encouraging

your idea for japan

German innovation agency Hyve has started open innovation campaign for Japan: Your Idea for Japan Suggestion can be made according to following questions: How can we express solidary towards Japan? How can we collect money in an unconventional and encouraging

Siemens Smart Grid Innovation Contest

Siemens has started Open Innovation Initiative for Smart Grid. End of contest is 31st of May. here is how it’s described: “The world around us is changing. To lower CO2 emissions, we need to rely on renewable energy sources. For

Siemens Smart Grid Innovation Contest

Siemens has started Open Innovation Initiative for Smart Grid. End of contest is 31st of May. here is how it’s described: “The world around us is changing. To lower CO2 emissions, we need to rely on renewable energy sources. For

Ideas for Good – Toyota

Toyota lauched Open Innovation Contest called “Ideas For Good”. Entrants can post ideas for 5 Toyota’s technologies: Total Human Model for Safety (THUMS) Hybrid Synergy Drive® (HSD) Solar Powered Ventilation System Touch Tracer Display Advanced Parking Guidance System (APGS) Ideas

Ideas for Good – Toyota

Toyota lauched Open Innovation Contest called “Ideas For Good”. Entrants can post ideas for 5 Toyota’s technologies: Total Human Model for Safety (THUMS) Hybrid Synergy Drive® (HSD) Solar Powered Ventilation System Touch Tracer Display Advanced Parking Guidance System (APGS) Ideas

first attempt of open innovation in croatia

First Open Innovation Initiative has started in Croatia. It’s started by political party HSLS (Croatian Social Liberal Party) and it’s focused for suggestions for Croatia’s Capital Zagreb. It is called: Suggest Zagreb! Suggestions can be sent by registrated users from

first attempt of open innovation in croatia

First Open Innovation Initiative has started in Croatia. It’s started by political party HSLS (Croatian Social Liberal Party) and it’s focused for suggestions for Croatia’s Capital Zagreb. It is called: Suggest Zagreb! Suggestions can be sent by registrated users from

ireland announce winners in their open innovation contest

Open Innovation Contest in Ireland (your country your call) is over. They selected two winners: Neil Leyden with  “Irish Content Industry Association” (attract global content industries and make Ireland a global center for digital content) Cianán Clancy and Colm MacFhlannachadha

ireland announce winners in their open innovation contest

Open Innovation Contest in Ireland (your country your call) is over. They selected two winners: Neil Leyden with  “Irish Content Industry Association” (attract global content industries and make Ireland a global center for digital content) Cianán Clancy and Colm MacFhlannachadha