You may not realise it, but your skills, knowledge, and competency are invaluable intellectual property. To guarantee that you will stand out from the crowd in your industry, make sure you invest in your own development.
The path to innovation can be tricky, but being aware of the common pitfalls can help funders along the road to breakthrough social change.
Innovation, it seems, is easier said than done.
Despite growing interest in applying innovation methodologies to social sector challenges over the past decade, more often than not, philanthropic efforts to support innovation fall short.
That’s because the processes, strategies, and structures that funders need to deliberately seek out and support innovation are often quite different from the ones they use for traditional grantmaking—a lesson many funders learn the hard way.
For a long time I've pondered the dichotomy of the higher educational system in the US. On one hand the American university and collegiate system is perhaps one of the finest in the world, drawing students from many countries and cranking out many exceptional graduates. On the other hand, I'll assert, it is failing our students and our economy miserably, because the educational system is rote, designed for a production age when we are clearly in an informational and innovation age, does not encourage risk taking or experimentation, and is far too comfortable and complacent, far too unwilling to change.
This is the second blog post in a series dedicated to the integration of customers and experts into your front end innovation process. In the previous post we explained that capturing and analyzing market and product insights from customers or solution experts can provide your company with the intelligence it needs to manage technical and market uncertainties in the fuzzy ... Read More
Smart specialisationThe ‘smart specialisation’ approach combines industrial, educational and innovation policies to suggest that countries or regions identify and select a limited number of priority areas for knowledge-based investments, focusing...
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