Is What You’re Doing Really Innovation or Just a Nice Idea?

January 27, 2014
What is innovation? Read More

Looking for a model Open Innovation Ecosystem… you’ll need to go to Mars.

July 22, 2013
Its not often you go to Mars. But I spent the last week there and, while its very very hot from a temperature standpoint, the technology and infrastructure are the more impressive aspects. Read More

Three Rules for Generating the Best Ideas

May 15, 2013
I was looking for more information on how well ideation processes work this week, and I came across a great study by Karan Girotra, Christian Terwiesch, and Karl T. Ulrich at University of Pennsylvania was called “Idea Generation and the Quality of the Best Idea”. They ran a clever experiment to... Read More

You Manage 60 People, On Average

March 04, 2013
Working with a client recently, a senior R&D leader was asked how many people in the company report to her. She answered 20. On an organization chart, she’d be right. But in the innovation world, the correct answer is close to 60. Read More

The One Mistake R&D is Making in Open Innovation

March 01, 2013
R&D has not typically reported on the process they use to generate new innovative ideas, but more often the results. Prior to the advent of the Open Innovation as a business activity R&D had no reason to report on the amount of external collaborations or external partner’s contributions to research... Read More

Ideation is Easy. Conversion is the Hard Stuff.

February 18, 2013
The results also show that being highly effective at idea conversion is more important to financial success than being highly skilled at generating ideas. -    Booz & Company -    2012 Survey of the Global 10001 Read More

A New Era for Wellspring

February 08, 2013
Today we launch a new website and with it, a new era for Wellspring Worldwide that has been a decade in the making. The new website marks an exciting time of growth, expansion, and evolution, coinciding with our new corporate headquarters, marketing campaign, and formal launch of new modules and... Read More
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