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Henry Chesbrough Talks Open Innovation and Bridge

06.04.18

In open innovation, ideas are like poker

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The best way to build open innovation in companies is not to renounce external ideas and change the mentality, in the sense of valuing the knowledge of outsiders that can generate new management models internally. With this idea, Henry Chesbrough and his team prepare the fifth version of the World Open Innovation Conference, WOIC, for next December 13 and 14 at the Haas School of Business in Berkeley. The father of open innovation has deepened his model of supporting companies that "use their ideas promptly and incorporate collective intelligence".

He insists that "ideas that are not used quickly can be lost, as can the people who created them." The logic of a single internal R & D strategy has become obsolete. Useful knowledge is dispersed among many industries and ideas must be used promptly. These factors create the logic of open innovation, which adopts external ideas and knowledge in conjunction with internal R & D. Read more.

Published: Thursday, May 31, 2018