Open Innovation and Patent Reform, Big Changes are Coming

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Open Innovation is already under scrutiny due to the performance of P&G (Procter and Gamble) showing that open innovation may be a failed experiment.  Two articles (from BusinessWeek.com and Bloomberg.com) have investigated how P&G, at one time the innovation leader, has lost it’s lead against companies that use traditional innovation methodologies (such as internal R&D […]

Innovation Knowledge Management for Creative Teams

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Many innovation and creative teams have learned the value of light-weight, often stand-alone, knowledge management (KM) tools and software.

Has P&G Proven That Open Innovation is a Failed Experiment

Stay up to date on the most recent news and conferences for innovation. Subscribe to our email updates:   Has the performance of P&G (Procter and Gambel) shown that open innovation is a failed experiment?  This week, two articles (from BusinessWeek.com and Bloomberg.com) have investigated how P&G, at one time the innovation leader, has lost […]

Patent Reform Will Spell the End to Open Innovation

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Patent reform will spell the end to open innovation, an important methodology for innovation used by some of the leading consumer goods and food and beverage companies. The America Invents Act, also referred to as patent reform, goes into effect in March of 2013.  Some of the law’s key provisions directly effect how companies can […]

Patent Reform Will Spell the End to Open Innovation

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The America Invents Act, also referred to as patent reform, will spell the end to open innovation as currently practiced, starting in March of 2013 The reforms to patent laws, found in the America Invests Act, will spell the end to open innovation and crowd-sourcing.  Patent reform’s first to file provision will change how inventors […]

NineSigma Launches NineSights, An Online Community for Innovators and Their Customers

NineSigma Launches NineSights, An Online Community for Innovators and Their Customers NineSigma, the leader in facilitating open innovation connections, is making it easier to collaborate and innovate with NineSights. NineSights is a new online community that connects innovators of all sizes with the resources and relationships needed to drive business value. We created the world’s first […]

General Mills Goes Digital with Open Innovation

General Mills R&D has decided that even its best marketing teams cannot keep up with the rapidly changing landscape of the actual market. As a response to this, the company has enlisted the help of its consumers through G-WIN Digital, which launched in 2007. Through the G-WIN Digital platform, General Mills receives consumer insights across […]