Author: Henrik Stamm Kristensen

Processes and structures for innovation are changing. The digital revolution has democratized the access of innovators to equipments, manufacturing systems, as well as knowledge. Innovation has been accelerated and companies are looking beyond their internal research and structures to connect with external inputs. In this...

This week I was participating in a forum for Corporate Social Responsibility, organized by the Spanish NGO "Acción contra el hambre"(Action Against Hunger) and focused on the role of the market in delivering social goals and contributing to a fairer and sustainable society. The data presented...

The rate of innovation increases everyday while disruption can come from anywhere. Around 40% of today's largest Fortune 500 companies are expected to no longer exist within a decade. In this context, companies can't solely depend upon the innovation from the inside hence collaboration becomes...

The rate of innovation increases everyday while disruption can come from anywhere. Around 40% of today's largest Fortune 500 companies are expected to no longer exist within a decade. In this context, companies can't solely depend upon the innovation from the inside hence collaboration becomes...

Here's the video of the “Impossible” campaign launched by Blendhub Corp to attract evangelists to the new category SMART Powder Blends, and to drive forward a new collaborative way-to-market model, enabling the co-creation of opportunities for food companies and agrifood independent professionals. SMART Powder Blends represents an innovative...

Openness, collaboration and transparency are trends with the potential to disrupt any business and to align talent to address major challenges and to innovate in a more sustainable way. Here's a truly inspiring example: Building houses anywhere in an open and collaborative manner. Designer Alastair...

Quirky is one of the most popular platforms for crowdsourcing. Their model is about executing ideas through a collaborative decision making platform, as its founder and CEO, Ben Kaufman, highlights in the talk below. They are launching three new products per week into the market,...

Sustainability is one of the major challenges that needs to be addressed by companies and their innovation efforts when talking about growth and developing new ideas. In the Ted Talk below, titled “Profit’s not always the point”, Unilever's COO Harish Manwani proposes a different growth...

In a scenario where marketplaces have become global, technology moves faster than ever and the growth of the individuals’ power is leading to a time of increasing transparency, cooperation has converted into a powerful tool for companies. Open Innovation can help them continually innovate, work...