innosabi innovation insights

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Why you should integrate your external network in your innovation activity

Every company has an enormous network around it. Invisible ties link hundreds and thousands of possible ideas. To get the most out of such ...

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9 tips to make the best out of the first 3 months with a new innovation management software

When doing or trying something new, there always comes the time when you need to look back and check whether what you did was successful or ...

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How to win customers for innovation and co-creation

Any company that offers products and services directly to the end-user is bound to set up an appealing customer journey in order to build ...

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Knowledge Sourcing and Management

In order to achieve a competitive advantage, companies look for solutions to access, share and make use of internal and external knowledge. ...

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Start-up Collaboration Made Easy – the Start-up Radar

Corporates and start-ups are somewhat perceived as opponents. What else could they be, taking into account all the big differences in ...

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How to get your company ready for digital innovation tools

Chances are good you already started to implement digital tools in the last months. In many cases remote work has been the only way to keep ...

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Why now is the time to invest in innovation management software

The short answer is: The task of translating innovative ideas into successful products is becoming an increasingly complex and demanding ...

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Starting the next chapter: innosabi joins forces with the Questel group

The innosabi journey has been going on for over ten years now - and we wouldn't be innosabi if it didn't continue in an exciting way. The ...

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The innosabi year 2020

Some scientists advocate the theory of "boom and bust" cycles of around 60 to 80 years. Accordingly, a crisis in 2020 was inevitable and ...

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innosabi turns 10! 🍾

Exactly ten years ago, on 7th December 2010, the innosabi GmbH was officially founded and registered as a business. Obviously, we wanted to ...

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Connect the Dots: An Interview With the Authors Catharina and David

To start with the most obvious question: What is Connect the Dots about? Catharina: In essence, it describes the principles of how we at ...

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Presenting: The new innosabi book!

We are very proud to announce that our second book has now finally arrived and will be available to readers starting 11th November. Connect ...

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innosabi telescope update - new look. new features.

The new innosabi telescope update enhances our software with a modern and intuitive design making them more powerful than ever. Building ...

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Idea Journey Part 2: Testing and Validation

From the first idea to the final product, it is a long process - one could say it is a whole journey. The collection and evaluation of ...

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association: my POWERFUL STORY

On December 28, 1951, the American Comedian-Duo Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis concluded their popular NBC network television show with a ...

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Idea Journey Part 1: Ideation and Evaluation

Finding good ideas is an important aspect when wanting to innovate. How can you identify the most promising ones from a pool of ideas? ...

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Trends, patents, startups: how to gain relevant data

The great treasure of the 21st century is data. Thanks to digitization, we produce tons of it and an infinite amount of data can be stored ...

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Planning and building innovation ecosystems

Unfortunately, there is no universal blueprint for planning and building an innovation ecosystem that can easily be transferred to ...

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Innovation ecosystems

We firmly believe that building an innovation ecosystem is the best way to increase a company's innovative power and efficiency. The many ...

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innosabi included in report by independent research firm

We have some great news to share! One of the global leading tech analysts has included innosabi in their most recent evaluation of ...

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Appreciating employee success with Innovation Awards

Every year at the end of February, the entire film scene is preparing for the next Oscars. Nominations are announced, forecasts made, ...

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4 Best Practices: Co-Creation with Customers

Change is happening much faster today than it did a few years ago. Digitalization and new technologies emerging are affecting not only our ...

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Crowd Innovation: Enhancing Innovation Processes with External Knowledge

If individuals try to estimate the slaughter weight of an ox and one then takes the mean value of all estimates, one has pretty much ...

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Testing Digital Prototypes Together with Customers

In the summer of 2018, Apple was the first US company to break the magic barrier of a trillion dollars stock market value. A trillion is a ...

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Connecting Sparks of Genius: Catharina van Delden at hub.berlin 2019

I am used to talk about innosabi, but getting the chance to talk about my personal family history was an entirely different experience. At ...

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Crowdfunding with Employees

Much in innovation management revolves around the question of how high-quality ideas can be generated in large quantities as quickly as ...

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Best Practice: Digital Idea Management

Good ideas should be rewarded. But what can companies do to ensure that these good ideas don't gather dust on a shelf but are actually ...

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Shape New Mobility – More Innovation in the Automotive Industry

For a long time, it was obvious: the car is the object of personal mobility. This was certain. Meanwhile, other industries were already ...

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3 Best Practices: Innovation with Employees

Good ideas are hiding everywhere. You just have to know where to look. Often these ideas can be found more easily as you might think, you ...

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Connecting Knowledge Within the Company

In 1776  Adam Smith described in his widely known work, The Wealth of Nations, one of the most critical factors for the economic progress ...

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Fostering Employee Innovation: Insights From a 150-Year-Old Company

The larger a company is, the more complex it gets to manage and drive innovation initiatives that aim to involve all employees. It can be ...

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How Siemens Promotes Ownership in Innovation

“Disruptive ideas need an unconventional innovation process.” With this guiding principle, Dr. Christian Homma from Siemens launched the ...

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4 Principles to Make Your Innovation Management Agile

No matter the company’s size or industry: there is always at least one person talking about “making things more agile”. But what does it ...

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How Siemens Uses Internal Crowdfunding to Drive Innovation

An idea alone does not make any innovation nor does it promote progress. That is how Christian Homma – Senior Innovation Manager at Siemens ...

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Innovation Research – Trend View with John Bessant

What is innovation and where does it come from? Which innovation methods and strategies are used? What does good innovation management mean ...

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New Features: Tile View Switch and Unsplash API

Before the year is slowly coming to its end, we have two great new features to announce which greatly improve the usability of the innosabi ...

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How Daimler Uses Innovation Funding for More Transparency in Innovation

The innosabi panel at the Daimler Digital Life Days 2018 provided the perfect opportunity to exchange an in-depth discussion with Frieder ...

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Bayer AG Explains How Supplier Innovation Accelerates Ideas

As part of the innosabi Customer Panel at the Daimler Digital Life Days 2018, we had the opportunity to talk in detail with Nicolas Limbach ...

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New Features: Pairwise Voting, User Tagging & Blog Interface

There has been a lot going on with the innosabi software over the last couple of weeks. Not only did we rebrand our entire CI and introduce ...

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What is Innovation? Our Definition.

Innovation. A word that moves the world. Literally. Because without innovations, there would be neither progress nor change. Big, drastic ...

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The Source of Innovation. Where Does It Come From?

Where does innovation come from? The origin of innovation is not a philosophical, but a rather simple historical one: Where would be ...

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Perspectives & Concepts of Innovation

Dr. Bettina von Stamm is a renowned expert in innovation, product development and design. She has been researching and working on ...

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How Daimler Accelerates Ideas with Collaboration and Funding

“Daimler Ideate” is a collaboration platform that aims to involve Daimler employees throughout the world, regardless of internal silos, in ...