Building and Innovation Ecosystem

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Leveraging an Innovation Ecosystem that Extends Through the Organization and Beyond

Most highly innovative companies understand that innovation is a collaborative process that cannot sit in one small unit in the organization. While cross functional collaboration is critical, innovation also benefits from insight-generating external collaborators allowing us to access the skills, talents, platforms and networks of others. What are the common pitfalls when setting up data-based platforms that enable a number of stakeholders such as customers, partners companies, and third party contributors to participate in co-creating solutions? How best to curate the innovation team and manage the experience?
What are the pros and cons of including customers in the ecosystem? Decide whether to orchestrate your own platform or participate in another’s.