Archive for December, 2015

Eaton Wins Open Innovation Business Transformation Award; Microgrid Technology Saves Fuel Costs, Reduces Risks

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Power management company Eaton announced it has received the Berkeley-Haas Open Innovation Award, placing second in the Business Transformation category. Eaton was recognized for leveraging open innovation to transform its corporate culture, launch new cross-functional, multi-national initiatives, and collaborate with external technology experts around the world.

http://www.cbs8.com/story/30809107/eaton-wins-open-innovation-business-transformation-award-microgrid-technology-saves-fuel-costs-reduces-risks

TEDx talk: How Electrolux uses open innovation to cooperate with innovators

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

 

Not all innovation takes place inside a company. Actually, it’s very likely that really great ideas will be found outside the organization. In this TEDx talk, Lucia Chierchia, Head of Open Innovation at Electrolux, talks about how using an open innovation approach helps to capture the best ideas from innovators around the world.

http://www.electroluxgroup.com/en/tedx-talk-how-electrolux-uses-open-innovation-to-cooperate-with-innovators-21637/

 

Accenture Launches Open Innovation Initiative in Japan

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

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https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-launches-open-innovation-initiative-in-japan.htm

TOKYO; Dec. 10, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the establishment of the Accenture Open Innovation Initiative designed to connect various stakeholders including global businesses, academia, startups, and local communities in order to support the growth of clients and address community agenda. The Initiative, which is part of the global Accenture Open Innovation program, aims to become the central hub for open innovation in Japan that gathers technologies, talent, ideas and information needed to facilitate open innovation.

Innovment- What is open innovation?

Friday, December 4th, 2015

CNBC Africa is joined by a panel of experts to take an in-depth look at open innovation.