Since 2008, the Innovation Roundtable® has been organising workshops, meetings and conferences for a steadily growing network of innovation practitioners in large multinational firms.

Below is the archive of past events, including topics, presentations and roundtable discussions.




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2018

Digital Value Creation, Services and Strategies Leveraging Digital to Move into Services, Selecting the Right Digital Strategy and
Using Industry 4.0 to Reinvent Processes

Presentations by:
Volkswagen, Grundfos, Solvay Brussels School

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VolkswagenDigital Transformation and Mobility for All

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & Solutions

Solvay Brussels School of Economics & ManagementWhy Certain Digital Strategies Work Better Than Others

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GrundfosFrom Selling Pumps to Delivering Water-as- a-Service: Leveraging Digitalization, Moving Closer to Customers and Rethinking the Ecosystem

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Roundtable Discussion II: Mapping digital strategies and applications

VolkswagenTrends, Challenges and Success Factors for Cross-Functional Industry 4.0

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Volkswagen Factory Tour / Volkswagen Arena Tour


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Six Types of Digital Strategies and Why Some Work Better Than Others • Using Digital to Defend/Improve Core Business or to Extend/Replace It • Leveraging Digitalization, Moving Closer to Customers and Rethinking the Ecosystem • Going into Services, Getting a Direct Relation with End-Users, and Redefining the Role of OEMs and Distributors • Becoming an Integrated Hardware, Software and Services Firm • Turning Data into Insights for Predictive Maintenance and Minimizing Malfunctions • Using Industry 4.0 to Reinvent Business Processes along the Entire Value Chain  • Success Factors for Cross-Functional Industry 4.0 • Trends, Challenges and Success Factors for Industry 4.0 • Three Customer-Centered Action Fields: Digital Customer, Products & Company

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Organizing for Business Transformation Redesigning Organizations to Embrace Digital Transformation and Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Volkswagen, LEGO, Philips, Grundfos

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VolkswagenThe Impact of Digital Transformation on Office and Knowledge Work: The Vision of a Best-In-Class Digital Employee Experience

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Roundtable Discussion: Issues of Special Interest

LEGOBusiness Transformation: Building an Agile and Simplified Organization to Embrace the Digital Future

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PhilipsBecoming a Solutions Company: A Structural and Holistic Approach to Transforming the DNA of a Global Company

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Roundtable Discussion: Selection of Topics

GrundfosOrganizing for Digital Transformation: Getting the Best of Both Worlds by Setting up a Separate Team and Involving the Organization

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Volkswagen Arena Tour


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Transforming a Global Organization From Selling Products to Being a Solutions & Services Company • Transforming the Business to Embrace the Digital Future with an Agile and Simplified Organization and Mind-Set • Two Organizational Approaches to Digital Transformation: Leveraging Startups or Putting the CIO in Charge • Getting the Best of Both Worlds with a Separate Team and Involvement from the Core • Simplifying the Organization & Processes, Removing Redundancies, and Rethinking Organizational Design • Enhancing Speed, Execution Capabilities, Business Alignment, Buy-In and Ability to Adapt • Using Digital Tools to Transform Knowledge Work and Ensure a Best-In-Class Employee Experience where All Can Work Efficiently, Innovatively and with Fun

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Ecosystems & Customer Value Propositions Creating New Value Propositions and Building Ecosystems and Partnering Capabilities to Deliver on Them

Presentations by:
DSM, Philips, McCain Foods, University of Cambridge

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DSMInnovating in Partnership with Customers: Picking Winners Early and Creating Value by Getting to Know Partners Over Time

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Roundtable Discussion: Challenges & Solutions

University of CambridgeUsing all Three Levers of Persuasion to Bring Customers and Partners On Board for New Initiatives

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Philips LightingValue Proposition Creation Driving Platform-Based Innovation

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Roundtable Discussion II: Develop value propositions or discuss ecosystems formation (B2B/B2C/B2B2C)

McCain FoodsPartnering Capabilities and Ecosystems: Matching a Firm's Culture & Risk Profile with the Approach to Building Both an External and Internal Network

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Partnering & Ecosystems: Building Ecosystems and Partnering Capabilities to Deliver on Value Propositions • Aligning Ecosystem Partners Aligning Company Culture around Partnering • Building Internal Support and Finding Internal Champions for Partnering • Finding Partners Based on Core Competencies vs Starting with a Customer Need • Innovating in Enduring Partnership with Customers • Picking Winning Partners Early at a Time of Industry Disruption • Finding the Right Partners through Networks and Accelerators/Incubators • Using Levers of Persuasion to Bring Customers and Partners on Board for New Initiatives

Customer Value Propositions: Creating Customer Value Propositions that also Deliver Company Profits • The Consumption Chain and Buyer Experience Cycle • Creating Value with IoT Based Platforms • From Selling Products to a Value Proposition of Connected Systems and Services

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Business Model Creation for Digital and Circular Futures Innovating Business Models for Disruption, Creating Digital Business Models and Building Business Models for the Circular Economy

Presentations by:
DSM, Covestro, University of Manchester, Niaga

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DSMFuture Proofing the Company: How to Develop Business Models for Disruption

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest

University of ManchesterBusiness Model Innovation to Bring Disruptive Technologies to the Market: Creating Value from the New Trends of Digitalization and Sustainability

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CovestroDigital Business Model Innovation – The Journey and Lessons Learned in Building a Digital Platform Business

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics or industry-specific group discussions key industry distruptors

NiagaBusiness Model Innovation for a Circular Economy: First Experiences From the Edge

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Panel & Plenary Sharing


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Business Model Innovation: Disruptive Forces of Digital and Climate Change • Taking Options in Future Worlds • Business Model Innovation (BMI) to Bring Disruptive Technologies to Market • Types of BMI • Tactics for BMI • Digital/Sustainable BMs for an Existing Business

Digital Business Models: Rethinking the Who/What/How and the Value Proposition • New Sources of Customer Value From Digitalization • Transforming Organization, IT, Supply Chain, Business Rules etc. • Building a Digital Platform Business • BMs for a Distributed, Connected Manufacturing World

BMI for a Circular Economy: Addressing Climate Change/Circular Economy with Sustainable Business Models • Business Models that Are Good Both for Planet and Profits • Creating Circular Value Propositions, Finding First Customers/Partners and Generating Revenues

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AI and Digital Business Model Innovation Creating New Value and Business Models with AI, Digital Innovation and Services – and Managing the Org. Transformation

Presentations by:
Huawei, Bosch, Electrolux, University of Hong Kong

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Huawei5G as a Key Enabler of Digital Transformation: Approaches and Insights from Huawei in Innovating Mobile Technologies

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Roundtable Discussion: Challenges & Solutions

BoschBecoming a Digital Services and Solutions Firm: Addressing the Strategic and Organizational Challenges

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University of Hong KongPutting AI and Data Network Effects in Your Business Model

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Roundtable Discussion: Selection of Topics

ElectroluxLeveraging Digital to Create New Value and Business Models – with a Focus on the Consumer Journey and Experience

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

LabPrototype and Develop a Mobile App

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Tour of the Huawei IoT Showroom


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Creating New Value with Digital Innovation • Interacting with Consumers in New Ways • Transforming Business Models with Digital Innovation, AI and Data Network Effects • Three Phases of AI and Data Business Transformation • Impacting the Customer Journey and -Experience with Digital • Converting a Product Into a Service Using Mobile and then Building Ecosystems Around It • Using Digital both to Differentiate and to Gain Operational Efficiencies • Connecting Products, Building Services and IoT Ecosystems and Enabling Subscription Models • Organizing for Digital Innovation and AI • Using Agile Tools to Enable the Digital Shift • Getting Leadership, Culture and Communication Right for Transformation • Maintaining the Current Business and R&D while Building for the Digital Future • Refocusing from Being a Components Company to Becoming a Digital Solutions and Services Firm •  Working in Loose Partnerships – Building Trust while Keeping Options Open • Monetizing on Data and Forming Business Models around Data

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Digital Innovation & the Startup Ecosystem Tapping into the Dynamic Digital Startup Ecosystem in China to Enable Digital Transformation and Agility

Presentations by:
Huawei, BMW, IKEA, Airbus, CEIBS

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HuaweiExploring Uncertainties - Huawei’s X Labs

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Roundtable Discussion: Issues of Special Interest

BMWLeveraging the Chinese (Digital) Startup Ecosystem: How Startups Can Be Integrated into the Research Efficiently for Win-Win Collaboration

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China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)Engaging with Startups to Drive Corporate Innovation

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IKEADigital Transformation and Startup Collaboration – The Role of Localization and an Agile Approach

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Roundtable Discussion: Selection of Topics

AirbusBuilding a Digital Data Analytics Platform for Internal and External Use – and Working with a Startup to Scale Fast

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Tour of the Huawei IoT Showroom


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Leveraging the Chinese Startup Ecosystem for Digital Transformation • The Dynamic Digital Startup Scene in China and Its Strong Apps Ecosystem • China's New Innovation-Driven Economy – with Startups as the Driving Force • Different Approaches to Engage Startups, Integrate Them into Research and Create Win-Win Relationships • Working with Startups as a Way to Become Agile and Scale Fast • Using Partners to Prescreen the Many Chinese Startups • Building a Digital Data Analytics Platform • Using an Agile Approach for Innovation in the Digital Age: Test-and-Learn, Allow Failure, Be Bold and Make MVPs • Changing Mindsets for Digital Innovation and Making Data Accessible to Users • Organizational Approaches to Digital Innovation and the Need for a Direct Link to the CEO • 3 Pillars of Digital Innovation – CTO, DTO and Ventures • A Team to Demonstrate Digital PoC and Another to Scale Up Quickly

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Agile Culture & Design Thinking Creating an Innovation Culture of Agility and Design Thinking

Presentations by:
Deutsche Telekom, Barclays, LEGO, Volkswagen, IE Business School

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Deutsche TelekomCreating Breakthrough Innovations in an Agile and Customer Centric Way at Deutsche Telekom

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in design thinking and agile culture

VolkswagenBuilding an Agile Culture in a Global Company: The Need for a Bottom-Up Movement and Top-Down Will

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IE Business SchoolDesign Thinking - a Prototypical Approach to Fosterig an Agile Innovation Culture

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics or Lab on Adaptation of Design Thinking

BarclaysDesign Thinking: Doing Experiential Research, Focusing on Customer Needs/Jobs and Adapting Company Culture

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LEGOImplementing Agile Across the Value Chain: Leading Change through the Interplay between Agile vs. Stage-Gate Thinking and Digital vs. Physical Product Development

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Drinks on the premises / Tours


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Agile Culture: Implementing Agile in Global, Established Firms • Building a Corporate-Wide Agile Culture • Addressing the Interplay Between Agile vs Stage Gate and Digital vs. Physical • Frame Conditions for High Performing Agile Teams - Leadership Roles and Executive Involvement • The Role of Grassroots, Empowered Communities and Self-Organized Experiments • Bottom-Up Movement Combined With Top-Down Will • Converting the Whole Organization vs Doing it in Small Stages • Why Agile Creates Fear for Managers

Design Thinking: Understanding and Leveraging Human-Centered Innovation – Design Thinking, Agile & Lean Startup • Experiential Research and the Jobs-to-be-Done Approach • Design Thinking Toolset to Develop Products & Services with the Customer In Mind • Being Customer-Focused and Driving Innovation with Design • Using Design Thinking to Impact Behavior and Transform Internal Culture • Optimizing the Full Customer Experience and -Journey • Training Internal Staff In Design Thinking and Customer Understanding • Human-Centered Innovation in Established Firms

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Lean Startup & Startup Collaboration Partnering with Startups and Learning to Experiment Like a Startup

Presentations by:
Deutsche Telekom, Daimler, ABB, University of Lucerne

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Deutsche TelekomFrom Cooperation to Collaboration: The Telekom Open Spaces Are Exploring New Ways to Innovate

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in lean startup and startup collaboration

DaimlerIncubation at LAB1886: The Lean Startup Approach, Collaboration with Startups, and People & Roles

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University of Applied Science LucerneLean Startup and Its Link to Agile and Design Thinking – and Integrating These in the Smart Lean Canvas

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics or Lab on Adaptation of Design Thinking or Lab on applying an extended Lean Canvas to projects

ABB Technology VenturesHow Corporate Venture Capital Helps to Learn About Emerging Technologies and Accelerate R&D

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises / Tour / Lab on applying an extended Lean Canvas to projects


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Lean Startup: The Lean Startup Process – From Ideation and Feasibility to MVPs and Commercialization • Try Things out, Fail Fast and be Ready to Pivot • Applying Lean Startup Principles in a Corporate Setting • The Link between Lean Startup, Agile and Design Thinking - and Their Role at Each Process Stage • People and Recruitment for New Business Creation • The Five Roles of Lean Startup Teams • Setting Up a Corporate Incubator Unit

Collaborating with Startups: Leveraging Startups to Become Faster and More Innovative • Scouting within Trend Areas • Startup Investment and Collaboration to Learn About Early Stage Technologies and to Speed up R&D • Structuring Corporate Venture Deals • Setting up Open Spaces for Internal and External Entrepreneurs • Setting up Hackathons to Find Disruptive Solutions • Identifying Startups for Internal Ventures

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Leveraging & Organizing for Digitalization Creating Digital Value Propositions & Business Models and Adapting the Organization

Presentations by:
3M, Airbus, CROWN, Univ. Applied Sciences Potsdam

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3MScaling Material Science with Digital Science

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in leveraging and organizing for digitalization

University of Applied Sciences PotsdamDeveloping Digital Services Based on Connected Hardware: How Connected Hardware Will Change the Economy - and How to Be Prepared

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AirbusBuilding an Engine for Business Model Innovation and New Digital Services at Airbus

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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) discussion on 15 new business models or 2) how work and organization is impacted by digital transformatio

CROWNA Digital Value Proposition in a B2B Company: The Organizational Journey and the Role of Partnership

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Drinks on the premises


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Leveraging Digitalization: Finding Ideas for Business Models through Crowdsourcing and Industry Trends • Shifting Value Creation to Developing Smart, Connected Digital Solutions • 15 New Business Models Originating from Connected Hardware • Digital Services Based on Connected Hardware • Digital Value Propositions in Traditional B2B Companies

Organizing for Digitalization: Building an Engine for Business Model Innovation (BMI) and Digital Services • Organizing for Repeatable and Scalable BMI whilst Protecting Existing Revenue • Finding, Attracting, and Retaining People Who Can Create Digital Business Models • Challenging Hierarchies and Creating a Shared Purpose in Cross-Functional Teams Rather than in Silos • Leveraging Corporate Research and IT Groups to Build Platforms for Value Creation • Setting up Teams and Budgets to Pursue Selected Ideas • Building a Business Accelerator to Develop Connected Solutions • Changing the Brand Identity with a Shift to Digital Services • Leadership Challenges of Transformation and Culture Change

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Managing R&D and Discovery Organizing for Breakthrough Innovation and Managing R&D Underground Innovation and Learning from Failure

Presentations by:
3M, MERCK, University of Bath, NUS Business School

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3MCustomer Inspired Research and Development

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest

University of BathA Garden of Weeds or Flowers? The Management of Underground Innovation in R&D

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NUS Business SchoolErrors as a Positive Resource: Error Management and Innovation

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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Practices for supporting and dealing with skunk work or 2) approaches to error management in order to enable learning from ‘failure’

MERCKOrganizing for Breakthrough Innovation: Setting Up a Separate Unit with a Distinctive Approach

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

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Organizing for Breakthrough Innovation: Leveraging R&D to Create New Business Opportunities • Combining Market-Back with Technology-Forward • Having a Separate Unit for New Business Creation with Processes and a Culture for Experimentation  • Balancing Separation from the Core with Need for Links and Legitimacy • Building Tools for All in R&D to View Projects and Knowledge Across the Firm • Doing Experimentation and Prototyping Methodically, Rather than at Random • Enabling Ambidexterity with an Open Innovation Culture that Embraces Creativity • Transitioning Incubated Ventures to Existing Sectors, New Sectors, or as Spin-Offs

Underground Innovation in R&D: Managing R&D Skunk Work and Underground Innovation to Provide for Strategic Renewal and Frame-Breaking Innovations • Different Forms of Bootlegging and Underground Innovation • Motivations for Underground Innovation – and Their Organizational Impact

Failure and Error Management (in R&D): Improving Innovation through an Effective Error Management Culture • Acknowledging that Failures Instigate New Ideas and Enable New Products, Services and Methodologies

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Disruptive Business Models, Ecosystems & Accelerators Business Model Innovation (BMI), Ecosystems that Change the Game, Accelerators & Lean Startup, Platforms & Sharing Economy

Presentations by:
Enel, BASF, Bosch, IESE

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EnelThe Change Enel X Wants to Bring to the Energy Sector: Organizing and Hiring for Business Model Innovation and New Platforms

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in disruptive business models and platforms

IESE Business SchoolThe Power of New Models

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BASFCreating New Business Models by Transforming Competitive Value Chains into Collaborative Business Networks

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Roundtable Discussion II: analyzing a business model's strengths and weaknesses, followed by structured brainstorming on opportunities to innovate it

BoschCreating an Accelerator to Build New Business Models Internally: Using the Lean Startup Approach and Innovation Metrics to Try out Ideas and Kill Bad Ones Early

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Panel & Plenary sharing

Drinks on the premises


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Partnering & Ecosystems: Learning to Build New BMs • Thinking Holistically at a System-Level Perspective

Ecosystems: Transforming Value Chains into Collaborative Ecosystems around New BMs • Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Build Ecosystems • Combining Capabilities within Ecosystems to Create User-Driven Business Models

Organizing for BMI: Setting up an Accelerator that Enables Staff to Explore Ideas and Build New BMs • Using Lean Startup and BMI Tools to Test Ideas Early at Minimum Costs • Growing and Scaling New BMs • Defining Metrics to Decide on Further Investments and on Pivoting BMs

Digital, Platforms and Sharing Economy: Creating Digital and Platform BMs • Building BMs for the Sharing Economy

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Culture of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Purpose, Values, People in Innovation; HR to Support Change; Innovating Management & Changing Culture in Non-Digital Firms

Presentations by:
Enel, Deutsche Telekom, KTH Stockholm, Aalto University

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EnelBuilding a Culture of Innovation: Learning from Failure, Creating Innovation Initiatives and Driving Change From the Top

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest

KTH Royal Institute of TechnologyLeading Innovation through Culture and Values

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Deutsche TelekomState of the Art HR Support for Digital Business Transformation with Design Thinking, Rapid Prototyping, MVP and Agile Development

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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) “Innovation Culture Assessment” and key take-aways and action items for you or 2)

Aalto UniversityTime to Innovate Management? Learning from the Innovation Vanguard

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


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Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture • Unleashing the Creative Potential of Your Team • The Role of the CEO in Driving Transformation and a Strong Entrepreneurial Spirit • Summoning Innovation through Purpose, Values, and Vision • Learning from Failure and Sharing Failures Internally • Moving from Not-Invented-Here to Open Innovation and Proudly-Found-Elsewhere • Setting up an Innovation Lab in HR to Support Digital Innovation with Design Thinking, Prototyping, MVPs, and Agile Development • Training People to Use New Methods for Collaboration, User-Centricity and Digital Technologies • Utilizing Reverse Mentoring with Young Digital Champions Educating Senior Managers

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Digital Transformation and Organizational Alignment Changing the Org. and Culture for Digitalization, Customizing at Scale, Building a Digital Workforce, Scaling Digital Experiments

Presentations by:
P&G, Boeing, UTC Aerospace, Boston College

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P&GBuilding the Olay Skin Advisor App and Developing the Needed Organizational Capabilities

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in digital transformation and customization at scale

Boston College, Carroll School of ManagementAchieving Digital Maturity: Adapting Your Company to a Changing World Gerald C. Kane • Professor of Information Systems

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UTC Aerospace SystemsPerspective from a CDO: 5 Best Practices to Influence Company Transformations

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Roundtable Discussion II: Envisioning the future of tech and organizing for digital transformation

BoeingCreating Value with New Digital Services, and Organizing for Digital Transformation

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Finding Value Potential in Digital Innovation • Experimenting and Iterating in Digital Innovation • Scaling Digital Experiments into Enterprise-Wide Initiatives • Forging a Digitally-Minded Culture • Making Changes in the Organization and in Developing the Workforce • Creating a Company-Wide Digital Transformation and IoT Strategy • Aligning the Entire Business for Transformation, Including Investments, Priorities, Metrics, and the Path to Execution • Using AI to Deliver Personalized Product Recommendations • The Building Blocks of Customizing at Scale, Including Partners, Training Sets, the Database, and Algorithms • Training in Digital Skills for Customer-Centricity, Becoming a Talent Magnet in the Process • Securing Leaders Who Commit Resources and Vision to Lead a Digital Strategy • Moving Beyond Manufacturing into Digital Services

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Collaborating with Startups and Leveraging Ecosystems Learning to Work with Startups and Creating Ecosystems with Multiple Partners

Presentations by:
P&G, Samsung, W.L. Gore, GE Ventures, Boeing, Ahalogy

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P&GThe Evolution of Open Innovation at P&G and the Role of Startup Collaboration

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest

SamsungBest Practices for Big Companies to Work with Startups

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W.L. Gore3 Secrets of Success in Corporate-Startup Partnerships: Forming Partnerships, Identifying Synergies Early and Assigning Teams and Champions

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Short Presentations and Panel on Startup Collaboration

GE VenturesWin-Win Partnerships between Corporates and Start-Ups

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BoeingInvesting in Technology Companies: Becoming a Trusted Partner for Startups & Preparing the Ground Internally

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Ahalogy(startup panelist)

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Building Open Innovation (OI) Capabilities and an OI Department • Leveraging Different Kinds of Partnerships • From a Focus on Driving Benefits in OI to One of Accessing and Connecting with Startups • Startup Collaboration vs. Acquiring or Investing • Driving Digital Transformation with Digital Startups • Ensuring Senior Level Support for Startup Collaboration • Dedicating Internal Resources and Assigning Project Teams and Champions • Developing Sensitivity to Small Players and to the Diversity in the Startup Ecosystem • Becoming Agile, Adapting to the Speed of Small Players, and Streamlining Paperwork • Leveraging External Incubators and Accelerators to Access the Startup Ecosystem and Talentbase • Identifying Minimum Viable Synergies where Partner Companies Are Better Together than Separate • Finding and Working with Unusual Partners that Competitors Are Not Already Working with • Engaging Startups with Nascent Technologies to Maximize Potential at an Early Stage

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Foresight & Insight for Action Anticipating the Future and Learning from the Market and from Data to Deliver Differentiating Solutions and Services

Presentations by:
Solvay, Rolls-Royce, Evonik, Owens Corning, Aarhus University

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SolvayIntroducing Research & Innovation at Solvay

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SolvayKey Learnings from Successes and Failures in the Deployment and Adoption of Strategic Foresight

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges and solutions in foresighting and in generating and leveraging (customer and data) insights

Aarhus UniversityWhy and How Innovation Agility Is Built on Systematic Foresight and Deep Insights

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Owens CorningStep Change Innovation: Converting Market Insights to Action

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection between: 1) discussion based on the foresighting framework of Prof. Rohrbeck; 2) customer insights; 3) insights from data

EvonikUtilizing End-Consumer Insights and Leveraging Co-Creation to Translate B2C Insights Into B2B Solutions

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Rolls-RoyceMaking Data Think: Unlocking Value From Data to Deliver New Solutions to Customers

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Foresighting: Defining and Aligning the Organization on a Megatrends Framework • Developing and Deploying Digital Tools to Accelerate Anticipation of Megatrends • Identifying the Battlefields of Tomorrow • Playing Three Roles of Foresight: Triggering Innovation, Driving Portfolio Optimization, and Challenging Ongoing Innovation Projects • Building Innovation Agility on Deep Thinking and Foresight • Scanning for Weak Signals but Also Analyzing Trends, Systems of Drivers, and Mental Models

Market and Consumer Insights: Identifying Market Requirements to Deliver Step Change Innovations • Using Methodologies for Generating Insights, Including Ecosystem Analyses • Generating End-Consumer Insights and Translating Them Into B2B Solutions • Leveraging Co-Creation to Consumer Insights Into Innovations • Looking for Problem Spaces Rather Than Solutions for Specific Problems • Using Ethnography and Netnography and Learning the Skills of Observation • Framing, Ideating, Prototyping and Testing • Co-Creating With Customers to Develop Concepts Based on Consumer Insights

Insights From Data: Leveraging Insights and Value From Data to Deliver Relevant Solutions to Customers • Tapping Into a Diverse Community of Data Innovators • Taking Advantage of Open-Source Data Technologies and Responding to Trends and Fast-Changing Customer Needs

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Digitalization to Enable Customer-Centricity Digital Transformation Approaches & Success Factors, and Taking a Customer Centric Approach to Digital Value Creation

Presentations by:
Solvay, OSRAM, DSM, Boston University

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SolvayDeveloping Customer Centricity, Linking it to Co-Creation and Ensuring a Seamless Digital Customer Experience

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Roundtable Discussion I: Key points or problems in either Digital Transformation or Customer Centricity

Boston University Questrom School of BusinessDigital Business Transformation Roadmap

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OSRAMBuilding a Digital Business in an Established Firm: The Journey, the Customer Centric Approach and the Role of Top Management

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Roundtable Discussion II: Discussion based on the digital transformation framework by Prof. Venkatraman

DSMUsing a Customer Centric and Agile Approach to Innovation and Digital Value Creation at DSM

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Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


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Digital Transformation: Transforming to Win in the Digital Future • Building a Transformation Roadmap • Defending the Core while Designing New Businesses • The Role of Top Management when Changing the Business • Using Agile Processes and Cross-Functional Teams • Leveraging Digital Tools and Experimenting with New Business Models • Moving from Experimentation to Scaling Up • Finding the Best Ways to Position the Firm in Ecosystems • Going into Services Using a Cloud IoT Platform and Data Analytics • Designing Organizations that Leverage Smart Humans and Powerful Machines

Customer Centricity: Creating Digital Value by Taking a Customer Centric Approach • Integrating Customer Feedback in All Decisions • Identifying Customer Needs with Personas, Customer Journeys, Design Thinking, Agile Processes and MVPs • Evolving From a Culture of Value Extraction to Co-Creation With Customers • Linking Customer Centricity to Ecosystems-Thinking and Collaboration • Formulating a Common Framework for Customer Centricity Across the Firm • Ensuring a Seamless Experience with an Omnichannel Approach •  Assessing Customer Needs and Saving Costs with Data Analytics and Digital Tools

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Internal & External Startups for New Business Creation Leveraging the Startup Ecosystem and Building New Business Models

Presentations by:
Evonik, Wanxiang Group, Michelin, Microsoft Accelerator, Philips

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EvonikApproaches to Disruptive Innovation: Project Houses, Innovation Jams and Agile Processes

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Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in driving internal startups or collaborating with external ones

Wanxiang GroupLeveraging the Greater Bay Area of Startups for Innovation and New Business Creation in IoT, Blockchain and Fintech

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MichelinLeveraging Startups for Corporate Business Model Innovation

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Microsoft AcceleratorWorking with Startups for Digital Transformation Using a 12-Week Startup Acceleration Camp and a ScaleUp Program

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PhilipsBreakthrough Innovation at Philips HealthWorks: Accelerating Critical Internal Projects and Selected External Startups

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Business Model Innovation and Incubation of Internal Startups: New Business Models Based on Digital Services • Accelerating Internal Innovation Projects • Leveraging R&D in China for the Global Market • Collaborative Breakthrough Teams Across Functions • Coaching Internal Teams on Startup Methodologies • Using Lean Startup, MVPs and Agile for Breakthrough Ideas • Creating New Value Propositions from Customer Insights • Using Innovation Jams for Disruptive Ideas and Intrapreneurship

Leveraging the Startup Ecosystem: Screening Startups • Incubating and Accelerating Startups • Leveraging the Greater Bay Area of Startups in East China • Leveraging Startups for New (Digital) Business Models • Becoming Nimbler by Working with Startups • Working with Startups from Ideation to Prototyping and PoC• Using Startups to Build, Test, De-Risk, and Scale Breakthrough Innovations • Building Ecosystems with Startups Around Strategic Themes

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Open Innovation, IP & Public Funding Collaborative Innovation & the Role of R&D Subsidies and IP Regulations

Presentations by:
Evonik, Haier, Covestro, National Univ. of Singapore

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EvonikChanging Innovation Environment in China: Open Innovation, IP and Public Funding

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Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in either open innovation, IP or public funding

National University of SingaporeInnovation and Intellectual Property Regime Change in China: Charting Firms’ Strategy under Uncertainty in the Era of Regulatory Change and Open Innovation

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HaierHaier Open Innovation: Setting Up and Scaling a Global Network to Identify Technologies for Innovative Products

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Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

CovestroMaking Innovation Innovative – Best Practices in Open Innovation from Covestro

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Open Innovation: From Networking with Universities to Cross-Industry Collaboration • Linking Open Innovation Initiatives to Sustainability • Connecting to Local Technologies in Different Parts of the World • Best Practices in Open Innovation • Using Tools to Effectively Connect Technologies to Challenges • Open Innovation/Open Science Strategies Firms Can Adopt • Innovation in an Era of Frequent Regulatory Changes in China • Landscaping of China’s Startup Ecosystem • Analyzing Customer Needs to Inform Open Innovation

IP: Changing Roles of IP Regulations and Practices in China • Crafting an IP Strategy in the Context of China’s Major IP Regulation Changes • Shifting Strategy to Commercialization as IP Rights Become More Secured

Public Funding: Applying for and Obtaining Public Funding for Innovation in China • Increased Public Funding for Innovation in China • Real Opportunities for Multinationals to Get Funding

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Internal and External Startups Collaborating with External Startups and Ecosystems – and Creating New Business Models from Inside

Presentations by:
Henkel, Microsoft, Philips, Erasmus University + startup panel

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HenkelCollaborating with Technology Startups to Access New Markets

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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges in collaborating with external startups or creating new businesses with internal startups

Erasmus University RotterdamDealing with Disruption: Building and Scaling Internal Startups and Teaming Up with External Startups

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PhilipsUnleashing Entrepreneurial Innovation

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection between: 1) discussion about startup collaboration 2) discussion questions on new business creation and Lean Startup

Microsoft For StartupsNurturing Startups through Support, Spaces, and Opportunities to Co-Sell to Microsoft’s Enterprise Customers

Speaker details

Panel on Corporate-Startup Collaboration

TOTAL(moderator)

Speaker details

GreenPocket

Speaker details

Microsoft For Startups

Speaker details

Drinks on the premises


Abstract

Startup Collaboration: Connecting with the Startup Community • Reaching out to Startups for Innovation and Access to New Market Segments • Providing Best-in-Class Startups Curated Introductions to Key Business Units and the Opportunity to Co-Sell • Learning How to Collaborate with Startups • Nurturing Startups by Giving Them Space, Mentorship, and Support • Assessing Technologies and Whether to Collaborate with, or Invest in, Startups • Helping Startups Scale without Asking Them to Give up Equity

Internal Startups: Leveraging Disruptive Technologies and Business Models to Tackle Industry Challenges • Structuring New Business Creation and Building a Portfolio of Internal Startups • Using the Lean Startup Approach for Disruptive Innovation • Scaling up Internal Ventures From Initial Ideas to Full-Fledged Commercial Units

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Innovation Culture & Agile Leadership Creating an Agile Company of Collaboration, Experimentation and Tolerance for Failure

Presentations by:
Henkel, Bosch, Evonik, Daimler

Agenda Outline

HenkelLeveraging Open Innovation – and Aligning the Culture for Openness and Cross Collaboration

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in innovation culture and agile business transformation

BoschThe Agile Journey: Paradigm Change, Culture Shock, Changing Leadership Roles and Empowerment of Teams

Speaker details

EvonikCulture Eats Strategy for Breakfast – Leading an Innovation Culture Transformation

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

DaimlerHack the System – Rethink Cultural Transformation

Speaker details

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


Abstract

Agile Organization: Creating High-Performing Agile Teams through Democratization and Self-Organization • Transforming Innovation Culture to Embody Agile Principles • Creating a Failure Culture Centered on Failing Fast and Cheap – and Having Screw-up Nights and Project Funerals • The Key Role of Top Management in Achieving Agile Business Transformation • Using Well-Defined Experiments and Tests for Innovation and Improvement Initiatives • Leveraging Cross-Functional Synergies by Embracing T-Shaped Skills and Using Competence Caps and Learning Tandems • Ensuring Agile Practices Are Adapted to the Company Context, rather than Copy-Pasting Approaches • Enhancing User-Centricity by Combining Design Thinking in the Front End with Agile at Later Stages • Coming to Terms with the Dual Leadership Roles of Leading from the Edge vs. Hierarchical Decision Authority

Innovation Culture: Elements of Successful Innovation Cultures • Leading Transformations of Innovation Culture • Boosting Innovation Capabilities through an Internal Incubator for Strategic Long-Term Innovation • Nurturing a Culture of Open Innovation with Cross-Functional, Cross-Divisional Innovation Centers

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AI & Blockchain for Business Innovation Improving Processes, Changing Businesses and Powering Partnerships & Networks with AI and Blockchain

Presentations by:
IBM, Salesforce, Philips, MIT Media Lab, Hyperledger

Agenda Outline

IBMAI in the Enterprise

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in AI and blockchain

MIT Media LabThe Truth Machine: How Blockchains Can Usher in a Record-Keeping Revolution and Redefine Power in the Digital Economy

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SalesforceEmbedding Data Science into AI-Based Business Applications and Decisions

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

Parallel Sessions: track presentations + panel on either [A] AI or [B] Blockchain

Philips[A] Leveraging AI: Taking an Open and Collaborative Approach to Innovating and Adapting AI Solutions

Speaker details

IBM[B] Technology and Innovation in Blockchain Krishna Ratakonda

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Hyperledger (The Linux Foundation)[B] The Role of Consortia in Blockchain Development and Governance

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IBM ResearchIndustry Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Speaker details

Drinks on the premises

Tours


Abstract

AI: Using AI to Improve Decisions and Interventions • Creating a Solid Data Science Foundation • Building Intuitive AI Solutions by Augmenting Human Intelligence • Taking an Open and Collaborative Approach to AI • Assessing Who Joins Ecosystems and Aligning Roadmaps • Utilizing AI Competitions

Blockchain: Using Blockchain to Accelerate Innovation and Transform Business Networks • Moving from Hyped Cryptocurrencies to the Reality of Blockchain • Reimagining and Disrupting Industries with Blockchain Technology • Learning How to Become Blockchain-Ready • Overcoming Issues In Privacy, Confidentiality, Audits, Performance, and Scale

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Business Creation, Entrepreneurship & Startups Incubating New Businesses, Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture, and Collaborating with External Startups

Presentations by:
Uber, BMW Urban-X, Airbus, Shell, UC Berkeley

Agenda Outline

UberIntrapreneurship: Setting Yourself up For Speed and Scale

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges in incubation of new businesses within the firm or collaboration with external startups

URBAN-XHow BMW’s MINI Brand Collaborates with Startups to Innovate Business Models and Reimagine City Life

Speaker details

UC BerkeleyThe Skillset, Toolset, and Mindset of Successful Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

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Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

AirbusDisruptive Innovation, Silicon Valley Style

Speaker details

ShellLeveraging an Internal Incubation Unit and a Prototyping Approach for Creating Commercial Startups

Speaker details

Panel and Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Tours


Abstract

New Business Creation: Building New Businesses within Large Firms • Employing Rapid Prototyping for User Feedback • Scaling and Transitioning Internal Startups • Giving Employees Freedom to Explore • Ensuring Speed, Autonomy, Executive Buy- in, and Intelligent Funding • Creating Internal Incubators • Attracting Diverse Talent for Innovation Units • Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Reposition Firms

Entrepreneurship: Learning the Skillset, Toolset, and Mindset of Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs • Understanding What Sets Entrepreneurial Leaders Apart • Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Process • Deconstructing What Entrepreneurs Do and Think • Embracing ‘Failure’ in a Productive Way

Startup Collaboration: Working with Startups to Improve Business Models • Setting up an Accelerator Program for Startups to Support BMI and Digital Transformation • Building an Ecosystem of Tech Startups • Partnering with VCs to Find Startups to Turn Ideas Into Solutions

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Digital Transformation, Blockchain and AI Leveraging Blockchain and AI to Innovate and Create Value – and Moving Beyond Products to Deliver Solutions Enabled by IoT and AI

Presentations by:
Thales, Airbus, Bosch, Philips, Volvo Construction Equipment

Agenda Outline

ThalesDigital Innovation, AI and Big Data: Leveraging Startup Collaboration and User-Centric Approaches

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in digital transformation, AI and blockchain

AirbusLeveraging AI for Business Value – and the Need for New Ways of Working in Digital Transformation

Speaker details

BoschFrom IoT to Economy of Things: Using Blockchain to Give Autonomy to Things and Do Sensing as a Service

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

PhilipsLeveraging IoT and AI to Enable the Next Frontier in Personalized Health & Wellness

Speaker details

Volvo Construction EquipmentLeveraging Connectivity, Data Analytics and AI to Create New Value Propositions and Business Models

Speaker details

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


Abstract

Digital Transformation: Taking a Strategic Approach to Digital Transformation • Agile Digital Transformation with the Help of Ecosystem Partners • Shifting from Industry to Digital by Engaging New Talent • Working with Startups and Searching for Great Ideas • Partnering with Incubators for Access to Mature Startups • Preparing for a Complex Future with Cross- Functional Collaboration • Driving Digital Transformation by Empowering Employees to Disrupt • Recontextualizing Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in the Machine-to-Machine Economy

AI & Blockchain: Using Blockchain to Go From Internet of Things to Economy of Things • Enabling Autonomy with Big Data and Blockchain to Provide Sensing-as-a-Service • Using Big Data to Enhance Internal Efficiencies and Product Development • Creating Real Value by Utilizing Blockchain Technologies in the Right Way • Using AI and IoT to Go From Singular Transactions to Ongoing Relationships • Improving Product Safety with AI • Security and Safety Challenges of AI and Big Data

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Front End and Customer Orientation Transforming the Org. and Culture with Design Thinking, Co-Creating with Customers and Honing In on the Best Ideas in the Initial Phase

Presentations by:
Thales, Bosch, Beiersdorf, BASF

Agenda Outline

ThalesLeveraging Design Thinking for Transformation in a B2B and B2G Context: The Journey and the Lessons Learned

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges in front end and customer orientation

BoschTransforming a Large Division with Design Thinking Principles: Changing the Culture and Organizational Design

Speaker details

BeiersdorfCustomer Guidance in Front-End Innovation

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of choice

BASFCo-Creation in the End-to-End Idea Process: The Role of the Initial Phase Before Developing the Critical Idea

Speaker details

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


Abstract

The event deals with three related topics: 1) Understanding customer needs and developing customer orientation, e.g. using design thinking approaches; 2) generating ideas and setting up systems and processes to that end; and 3) selecting ideas and managing the innovation portfolio.

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2017

Digital Transformation Creating Value and Efficiencies with Digital Innovation – and Working with Digital Startups

Presentations by:
GE, Philips, TOTAL, Top Data Science

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AGENDA OUTLINE

GE: Leveraging Digitization for Efficiencies & Service Innovation – and Tapping into the Digital Startup Ecosystem

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & Solutions in Digital Transformation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Philips: Driving a New Innovation Paradigm with Digital Value Propositions

Fireside Chat: Experiences and Lessons Learned from Both Sides of a Corporate-Startup Partnership, with GE and Top Data Science

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

TOTAL: The Startup Studio: an Internal Unit and Process for Digital Innovation

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest

Tour of the GE Digital Foundry (upon registration)

Cultural Transformation Building Agile and Innovative Organizations

Presentations by:
GE, Ericsson, Telefonica, Agile Practitioners

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AGENDA OUTLINE

GE: Aligning Culture to Drive Digital Transformation

Roundtable Discussion I: Critical Success Factors in Culture Transformation

Ericsson: Ways of Working in the #NetworkedSociety – The Mental Leaps @ Ericsson

Telefonica: Hacking Corporate Culture and Using Lean Startup for Agility

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest (culture, agile, lean startup, design thinking)

Agile Practitioners: Creating a Lean and Agile Enterprise

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest (culture, agile, lean startup, design thinking)

Front End & Design Thinking Using Foresight, Design Thinking, and Value Based Pricing to Guide Innovation

Presentations by:
HEINEKEN, Philips, Bosch, HPI School of Design Thinking

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AGENDA OUTLINE

HEINEKEN: The Role of Foresight in Guiding Innovation Initiatives – and the Need for Centralization of Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in front end innovation & design thinking (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

HPI School of Design Thinking: The Design Thinking Implementation Journey: From Applying Tools To Building an Innovation Culture

Philips: Cashing in on Innovation and Quantifying Value to Achieve “Return on Objective” for Customers

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Bosch: User Centered Innovation at Bosch: From User Experience to Design Thinking

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics

Drinks on the premises / Heineken Experience tour

Sustainable and Game Changing Innovation Distinctive Value Propositions & New Business Models for the Circular Economy

Presentations by:
TESLA, HEINEKEN, DSM, Prof. Peter Hopkinson

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AGENDA OUTLINE

HEINEKEN: Can Large Corporations Contribute to Sustainable Innovation?

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in sustainable or game changing innovation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Tesla: How Tesla Drives Disruptive Innovation Around its Sustainable Energy Mission

Peter Hopkinson (University of Bradford): Creating Value from Circular Economy Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest within sustainable or gamechanging innovation

DSM: Developing Products with a Positive Impact on Planet and People

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics (as above)

Drinks on the premises / Heineken experience tour

Disruptive Innovation and Digital Transformation Building, and Organizing for, New Business Models – and Leveraging Digital Technologies

Presentations by:
Nokia, Asia Pulp & Paper, Philips, Prof. Paddy Miller

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AGENDA OUTLINE

NOKIA: Innovation at Nokia Shanghai Bell: End-to-End Process and Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & Solutions in disruptive innovation & digital transformation

Paddy Miller (IESE Business School): The Five Elements of Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Asia Pulp & Paper: Using IP to Cope with Disruptive Innovation

Philips: Digital Innovation: Accelerating Breakthrough Innovations in HealthTech for the Chinese Market

Roundtable Discussion III: Selection of topics of special interest

Drinks on the premises

Open Innovation & Startup Collaboration Supplier Enabled Innovation, Leveraging Startups for Innovation, and the Role of Trust

Presentations by:
Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, Asia Pulp & Paper

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Unilever: The Five Pillars of Unilever’s Innovation Ecosystem in China

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest in Open Innovation and Startup Collaboration

Johnson & Johnson: Driving Innovation Through Strategic Partnering and Supplier Enabled Ecosystems

Siemens: Siemens’ Experience in Open Innovation and Technology Scouting

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Asia Pulp & Paper: Open Innovation Through Relationships of Trust with Inventors

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics of special interest

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Ambidextrous Innovation Adapting the Organization, Processes, Culture, and KPIs to Build Radical Innovation Capabilities

Presentations by:
Evonik, DSM, Bosch, LEGO, SAP

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Evonik: Ambidextrous Innovation: Creavis’ Approach to Strategic Innovation, People Development and External Startup Collaboration

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in ambidextrous innovation (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

DSM: Ambidextrous Organization and Processes: Red Box and Blue Box Teams and KPIs

Bosch: Three Kinds of Freedom: Heimat for Radical Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of special interest

LEGO: Radical Innovation Through Agile Experimentation

SAP: Creating a Service Center for Business Model Innovation and Fast-Track Experimentation

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Digital Business Models Connected Products and Services & Digital Value Propositions

Presentations by:
Evonik, Philips Lighting, Schneider Electric, Bosch, Dr. Chris Brauer

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Evonik: Digital Business Models in a Traditional Industry – Opportunities and Organizational Solutions

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in digital business models (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Dr. Chris Brauer (Goldsmiths University of London): How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love your Digital Business Model

Philips Lighting: Leveraging IoT within the Lighting Industry: Creating New Business Models Together with Digital Players

Roundtable Discussion II: Topics of special interest Schneider Electric: Digitization Across Your Entire Ecosystem – From Every Touchpoint of Your Customers to Your Products, Infrastructure, Organization and People

Bosch: New Digital Business Models and Organizational Responses: The Case of Automotive

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Collaborative Innovation Culture Trust, Creativity, Teams and Working Across Silos

Presentations by:
3M, Volvo Group, Rolls-Royce, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

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AGENDA OUTLINE

3M: Nurturing a Culture of Collaborative Innovation Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in collaborative innovation culture (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking): Network Thinking: The Creative Power of Teams!

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Roundtable Discussion III: Choice of topics

Volvo Group: Building an Innovation Culture: The Need for Trust to Enable Change and Innovation – and Dexterity to Run Both Traditional Development and Exploration

Rolls-Royce: Nurturing an Innovation Culture in a Conservative Industry: The Role of Leadership

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Design and R&D Bridging Scientific Invention and Customer Needs Using a Design Thinking Approach and Mind-Set

Presentations by:
3M, Air Liquide, Nestlé, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

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AGENDA OUTLINE

3M: Design Inspires Design: Collaborative Creativity to Drive Value, Stimulate Growth and Ignite Change

Roundtable Discussion I: Sharing of practices for understanding and involving customers (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg (HPI School of Design Thinking): Design Thinking: Understanding Complex Problems and Creating Meaningful Solutions

Air Liquide: Using Design Thinking and Lean Startup to Transform an Engineering-Oriented Culture

Roundtable Discussions II and III: Choice of topics

Nestlé: The Critical Need for Design Thinking in the Innovation Process – and the Demand for Designers to Embrace and Leverage New Technologies

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Startups and Hackathons for New Business Creation Leveraging Startups for Co-Creation – and Designing Hackathons or Makeathons

Presentations by:
P&G, Dow, E.ON, Siemens, BSH, BMW, Prof. Omar Mohout, Zyncd

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AGENDA OUTLINE

P&G: InQbet – a New Way of Engaging in Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest within startup collaboration and hackathons (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Short Presentations and Panel on Startup Collaboration

Dow: Kissing Frogs: The Art of Finding Startups and Assessing the Proper Match from the Start

E.On: The :agile accelerator – Finding & Incubating Startups

Prof. Omar Mohout (Antwerp Management School) and Simon Schneider (CEO at Zyncd) will join the panel discussion.

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Short Presentations and Panel on Hackathons & Makeathons

Siemens: How to Make a Success of Internal Hackathons

BSH: Hack the House: Leveraging Hackathons for Testing Solutions, Getting Fresh Ideas, and Positioning the Brand as Innovative

BMW: Agile Innovation – Designing a Makeathon to Focus on Internal Talent for the Age of Uncertainty

P&G: Andre Convents: Connect+Develop & Innovation

Drinks on the premises

Digital Innovation & New Business Models Embracing Digital Disruption and Building Capabilities for Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Bosch, Goodyear, Philips, GE Ventures, Prof. Mohanbir Sawhney

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Bosch: Elements of Disruptive Innovation to Enable Digital Business

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in digital innovation & new business models (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Mohanbir Sawhney (Kellogg School of Management): Creating New Digital Business Models in Established Companies

Roundtable Discussion II: Digital business models across firms & industries, based on Prof. Sawhney’s framework

Plenary: Report out from roundtables, with Prof. Sawhney

Goodyear: Business Model Innovation in Practice

Philips: The Digital Accelerator: Supporting Digital Transformation Within Philips Businesses Using the Digital Transformation Roadmap

GE Ventures: Leveraging Startups for IoT Investments and Business Model Innovation – and the Role of GE’s Internal Accelerator

Joint Q&A and Panel

Big and Agile Nurturing a Culture of Entrepreneurship, Customer-Centricity, and Experimentation in Multinational Firms

Presentations by:
Amazon, GE, Microsoft, Dr. Jeff DeGraff

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Amazon: The Best Place in the World to Fail: Amazon’s Culture of Purposeful Innovation

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of Special Interest (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

GE: Driving an Innovative Culture at GE

Microsoft: Building an Agile Culture that Scales

Roundtable Discussion II: Choice of topics

Dr. Jeff DeGraff (Ross School of Business): The Innovation Code: The Creative Power of Constructive Conflict

Drinks on the premises

Self-Disruption Business Model Innovation, Transformation, and Organizational Alignment

Presentations by:
Allianz, Fujifilm, BMW. GE

Agenda Outline

AllianzBusinesses Need More Than Luck to Cover Their Risks

Speaker details

BMWDriving the Transformation of Mobility and Creating Innovation in Digital Business Models

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Challenges & solutions in self disruption

FujifilmSurviving Disruption: How Fujifilm Redefined and Transformed Itself – While Also Repurposing Its Core Business

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Selection of topics

GEIndustrial Disruption: The Hype, The Hope and The Hindrance

Speaker details

Panel & Plenary Sharing


Abstract

Surviving Disruption Through New Business Models and Effective Leadership • Transforming to Stay Relevant to Customers in a Rapidly Changing Environment • Balancing Evolution and Revolution • How Fujifilm Redefined and Transformed Itself • Enabling Digital Transformation Through Culture Shift, Agility, Cross-Functional Teams, and Alignment of HR & Employee Benefits • How GE Has Dealt With Disruptive Forces and Transformed Itself in the Past and Present • Mechanisms to Deal With High Levels of Uncertainty

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Transformative Leadership Leadership for Driving Innovation, Transformation and Culture Change

Presentations by:
Allianz, Michelin, Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps

Agenda Outline

AllianzBuilding an Innovation Culture in a Traditional Company

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Challenges & solutions in transformative leadership

IMDTransformative Innovation Leadership

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Leadership for transformation and the role of differentiated leadership styles – building on the concepts introduced by Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps

MichelinThe Role of the CEO in Driving Transformation and Innovation – And the Work of the Incubator in Creating an Entrepreneurial Mind-set

Speaker details

Panel & Plenary Sharing


Abstract

Role of Senior Leadership and the CEO in Driving Transformation • Facing the Disruptive Challenge of Digital Innovation • Building a Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship • Anchoring Innovation at the Top • Transformative Innovation Leadership • Different Kinds of Leaders and Leadership Styles • Transforming a Silo-Driven, Inside-Out Focused Company Into a Customer Focused One • Trust and Risk Taking as Integral to Innovation Culture • Using an Incubator for Long-Term, Risky Innovations and Creating an Entrepreneurial Mind-Set • Gathering Ideas From Multiple Sources and Identifying Entrepreneurs for Incubation • Beyond Internal Research to External Ecosystem • Leveraging the External Ecosystem of Startups

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Design Thinking & Scouting for Startups Customer Centric Innovation and Rapid Prototyping; Finding Startups Through Accelerators and VCs

Presentations by:
BASF, Nestlé, GE, J&J

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AGENDA OUTLINE

BASF: BASF R&D Asia Pacific: Utilization of Digitalization to Leverage Regional Innovation Capabilities for Asia Pacific and the World

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in design thinking and startup search & evaluation

Nestlé: A Consumer-Centric Approach to Innovation: Design Thinking, Ethnography and Rapid Prototyping

GE: Culture Change for Digital Transformation: Using FastWorks™ for Iterative, Accelerated and Customer Centric Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Johnson & Johnson: Partnering with Accelerators to Learn Methodologies for New Business Creation and Connect with Early Stage Startups

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Collaborative Business Model Innovation Partnering for Disruptive Innovation; Understanding Chinese Business Ecosystems

Presentations by:
BASF, Google, P&G, Air Liquide, Zhejiang University

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AGENDA OUTLINE

BASF: Partnering for Joint Success – Examples and Lessons Learned from Different Collaboration Initiatives

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest in collaborative business model innovation

Google: Using Partnerships to Drive Disruptive Innovation

Zhejiang University: Business Ecosystems in China: Best Practices from BATXL for Innovation

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

P&G: Connect + Develop: Finding the Right Partners and Building Long-Term, Win-Win Partnerships

Air Liquide: Leveraging Startups for Innovation: Taking a Systematic Scouting Approach and Connecting with Incubators in Asia

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Digital Innovation and Servitization Organizational Transformation for Digital Offerings and for Moving Beyond Products to Services

Presentations by:
EDF, Canon, GE Healthcare, Prof. Tim Baines

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AGENDA OUTLINE

EDF: Organizing for Digital Innovation Across Businesses – And Building an Innovation Platform for the Internal and External Ecosystem

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges & solutions in digital innovation or servitization (B2B / B2C / B2B2C)

Prof. Tim Baines, Aston Business School: Servitization: Embracing Services to Redefine the Future of Manufacturing

Canon: Creating Connected Services Beyond Hardware: Acquiring Startups, Attracting the Right People, and Adapting Internal Procedures

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics: 1) relevance and barriers to advanced services or 2) discussion questions on digital transformation

GE Healthcare: Transforming from Selling Hardware to Being a Digital Industrial Company: Aligning Organization, Processes and Culture

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Tour of EDF Innovation Labs

Breakthrough Innovation & Lean Startup Lean Startup and Organizational Approaches to Disruptive Innovation

Presentations by:
EDF, Thales Alenia Space, Evonik, CucinaBarilla

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AGENDA OUTLINE

EDF: Approaches to Breakthrough Innovation: Trend Laboratories, Startup Collaboration, Coaching Teams and a Dedicated Process

Roundtable Discussion I: Issues of special interest – breakthrough innovation capabilities or lean startup

Thales Alenia Space: Building Capabilities for Disruptive Innovation and Creating a Culture of Intrapreneurship

Evonik: Approaches to Disruptive Innovation: Project Houses, Innovation Jams and Agile Processes

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

CucinaBarilla: How Back to the Future II Became Real: Organizational Approaches and the Role of Partnering in Disruptive Innovation

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Tour of EDF Innovation Labs

Startup Collaboration & Innovation in Ecosystems Working with an Ecosystem of Partners and Building Incubators/Accelerators for Startup Collaboration

Presentations by:
Daimler, Deutsche Telekom, DuPont, Airbus

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Daimler: Startup Ecosystem: Startup Autobahn

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges and solutions in startup collaboration and using an ecosystem of partners for innovation

Deutsche Telekom: The Why and the How of Building an Incubator for External Startups

DuPont: Open Innovation and Organizational Culture

Startup Marketplace

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Airbus: BizLab: A Hybrid Accelerator where Intrapreneurs Work Alongside External Entrepreneurs

Panel with startups and corporate speakers

Tour of ARENA2036

Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2017 The world's largest gathering of innovation executives from large firms

Agenda Outline


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The fourth edition of the Innovation Roundtable® Summit was the world’s largest gathering of innovation executives from large multinational firms:

– Attended by 627 innovation executives representing 238 multinational companies
– 30 senior corporate speakers and experts
– 6 tracks on different innovation themes

Digital Innovation, Startups, AI & Blockchain Digital Transformation, Leveraging the Digital Startup Ecosystem and Understanding AI

Presentations by:
BP, Barclays, Unilever, Dr. Chris Brauer

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AGENDA OUTLINE

BP: The Challenge of Digitising Heavy Metal

Roundtable Discussion I: Challenges and solutions in digital transformation & leveraging emerging technologies

Dr. Chris Brauer (Goldsmiths University of London): Machine Relations: To Infinity and Beyond

Unilever: Digital Transformation using Corporate Venture Capital

Roundtable Discussion II: Selection of topics

Barclays: The Impact of the Building Blocks of Cryptocurrency on Service Strategies and Internet Rules

Panel & Plenary Sharing

2016

Transformative Leadership and Bottom-Up Innovation Culture

Presentations by:
ABB, Google, Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps (IMD), Air Liquide

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AGENDA OUTLINE

ABB: A Bottom-Up Innovation Initiative and Its Impact on Innovation Culture

Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps (IMD Lausanne): The Eight Behavioural Attributes of Bottom-Up Innovation Leaders

Roundtable Discussion / Task Force

Google: Inspiring a Culture of Innovation: Insights from Google

Roundtable Discussion / Task Force

Air Liquide: Building a Culture of Innovation: The Role of Learning and Technical Community Leaders

Roundtable Discussion / Task Force

Drinks on the premises

Innovation for the Future Technology Trends & Unmet Customer Needs

Presentations by:
DHL, Google, Evonik, Zumtobel

Agenda Outline

DHLDemystifying Trends at DHL: Researching Trends and Converting Them into Business Opportunities

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Issues of special interest

ZumtobelDesigning the Future of Business

Speaker details

EvonikDigitalization: A Corporate Foresight Approach

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Selection of topics

GoogleGoogle ZOO on Innovation & Design Thinking

Speaker details

Roundtable Discussion: Selection of topics

Drinks on the premises / Tour of DHL Innovation Center (upon registration)


Abstract

Screening and Analyzing Trends; Converting Trends into Concrete Business Opportunities; Using Design Thinking in Practice; Transformation of Design in a Digitized World; Converting User Needs into New Products; Impact of Digitization, 3D Printing and Robotics; Identifying New Innovation Search Fields; Involving Stakeholders when Foresighting

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Succeding with Breakthrough Innovation and Service-Oriented Business Models

Presentations by:
Philips Healthcare, Airbus, DSM, Rolls-Royce

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Philips Healthcare: Risk Sharing Business Models in HealthTech – Innovating with Our Customers

Roundtable Discussion

Airbus: Developing New Business by Commercializing Internal Ideas

Roundtable Discussion

DSM: A Decade of Experience in Organizing Disruptive Innovation

Rolls-Royce: Moving from First Generation TotalCare to the next Generation of Digitally Enhanced Service

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

Special Interest Group on New Business Creation & Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Shell, Airbus, Philips Healthcare, Nokia, W.L. Gore

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Shell: 20 Years of Shell GameChanger: The Ongoing Quest for Disruptive Innovation

Introductory session to bring out key issues – and opportunities for learning within the group

Teasers: Individual SIG members introduce issues for discussion (and collaboration)

Collaborative Marketplace (two rounds): Discussion at posters on the issues of the workshop (see subtitles above) and on any other new business creation topics proposed and owned by individual SIG members

Mini Presentations:
 Airbus: Evolving New Businesses: Trial-And-Error vs. A Structured and Vision-Driven Approach
 Philips Healthcare: Leveraging Start-Up Methodologies for Business Creation
 Nokia: Succeeding with Intrapreneurial Bootcamps
 W.L. Gore: Applying the Lean Start Up Concept in a Large Enterprise – Experiences and Challenges

Roundtable Discussion (two rounds)

Collaborative Marketplace and way forward for task forces

Front End: Crowdsourcing, Idea Generation, and Design Thinking

Presentations by:
Mazda, Novozymes, Bosch, Deutsche Telekom, Covestro

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Mazda: Welcome

Roundtable Discussion

Panel: Internal Crowdsourcing

Novozymes: Collaborative Online Innovation

Bosch: Leveraging Enterprise Social Networks (ESN) for Innovation

Roundtable Discussions

Deutsche Telekom: From Desigh Thinking to Design Doing

Covestro: Front End Innovation Initiatives – How to Inspire Employees

Panel and plenary sharing

Drinks on the premisesforces

• Culture of Collaboration, Trust and Entrepreneurship
• Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Internet of Things - and the Role of Startups

Presentations by:
Airbus, Rolls-Royce, 3M, Swisscom, Konica Minolta, Henkel, Siemens

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AGENDA OUTLINE – 11 May

Airbus: Building a Culture of Innovation: It Is All About Collaboration – Connecting People and Ideas

Roundtable Discussion

Panel: The Soft Factors in Innovation with Rolls-Royce, 3M and more

Roundtable Discussion

Konica Minolta: The Art of Creating a Dynamic Innovation Culture: The Intrapreneurship Mindset

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises


AGENDA OUTLINE – 12 May

Airbus: Factory of the Future

Roundtable Discussion

Henkel: Cases in 3D Printing and IoT: The Role of the Innovation Ecosystem

Roundtable Discussion

Siemens: Working with Start-ups to Jointly Innovate at the “Frontier” of Industry 4.0

Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises / Tour

• New Business Creation & Ambidexterity
• Innovation Culture & Leadership

Presentations by:
W.L. Gore, Charles O'Reilly III (Stanford University), Johnson & Johnson, Andy Binns (Claremont University), Gina O'Connor (Lally School of Management), Procter & Gamble, Bosch

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AGENDA OUTLINE – 1 JUNE

W.L. Gore: Innovative Problem Solving at Gore – A Historical Perspective

Charles O’Reilly III (Stanford University): Lead and Disrupt

Individual Reflection. Roundtable Discussion. Plenary Sharing

Charles O’Reilly III (Stanford University) and Andy Binns (Claremont University): Getting Started with Ambidexterity

Johnson & Johnson: Co-Create New Business Opportunities

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises


AGENDA OUTLINE – 2 JUNE

Gina O’Connor (Lally School of Management): Building a Breakthrough Innovation Capability

Roundtable Discussion

Panel: Succesful Approaches for Creating New Businesses within Large Firms with P&G, Gina O’Connor and more

Bosch: Fostering a Culture of Innovation: Practical Approaches and Leadership Behaviors

Roundtable Discussion

Gina O’Connor (Lally School of Management): Challenges Companies Face in Retaining Innovation Expertise

Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Open Innovation Tech Scouting, Crowdsourcing, and the Startup Ecosystem

Presentations by:
ENGIE, BWM, LEGO, BASF

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AGENDA OUTLINE

ENGIE: Open Innovation Initiatives and Collaboration with Startups

Roundtable Discussion

BMW: Technology Scouting for Emerging Technologies: Smart Devices and Augmented Vision for Vehicles of the Future

LEGO: Crowdsourcing: Nurturing and Leveraging an External Community of Contributors

Roundtable Discussion

BASF: Technology Scouting: The Need for Openness, a Strong Network, and Effective Startup Collaborations

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

Digital Transformation Enhancing Customer Experience Through Digital Ecosystems and Leveraging Productivity & Cost Improvements

Presentations by:
Electrolux, Henkel & Ecosystem Partners, Shell, General Electric

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Electrolux: Designing an Outstanding Connected Consumer Experience that Delivers Consumer and Business Value

Henkel & Ecosystem Partners: Strong Ecosystem Making Smart Packaging a Reality to Enable the Internet of Things – Joint presentation by six partners in the ecosystem of a digital value proposition

Roundtable Discussion

Shell: The Digital Switch: Evolution or Revolution for The Energy Industry

General Electric: How The Industrial Internet Transforms Business Models and Enables Superior Customer Outcomes

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Business Model Innovation Corporate Startups, Lean Startup Methods, and Ecosystems for Service-Oriented Business Models – and the Role of Innovative Spaces

Presentations by:
Bosch, BASF, Philips

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Bosch: Start-ups in Corporates: Systematically Radical

Roundtable Discussion

BASF: Business Model Centric Innovation Management – Concepts & Experiences

Roundtable Discussions

Philips: The Digital Accelerator: Using Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and Partnering to Offer New-To-The-World and Integrated Offerings

Bosch: Developing Innovative Spaces: The Story of the Renningen Research Campus to Enhance Communication and Innovation

Panel & Plenary Sharing

Special Interest Group on New Business Creation & Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Bosch, Carl Zeiss, Dow Corning, Daimler, Evonik, Airbus

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Teasers: Individual SIG members introduce issues for discussion (and collaboration)

Collaborative Marketplace

Presentations
Bosch: Why Corporates Still Struggle in Developing & Implementing Innovative Business Models
Carl Zeiss: The Digital Innovation Lab: How to Accelerate Smart Connected Product Innovations and New Business Models
Dow Corning: Capitalizing on Partnership in the New Business Model
Daimler: Startup Autobahn: Fueling Innovation Through Corporate Collaboration with Startups
Evonik: Leveraging Startups for Innovation: Collaboration and/or Investment
Airbus: Using IP to Create New Businesses

Roundtable Discussions

Collaborative Marketplace and way forward for task forces

Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2016 The world's largest gathering of innovation executives from large firms

Agenda Outline

The Importance of Innovation in Established Companies

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BEERoundtable Discussion: Challenges & Solutions

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The third edition of the Innovation Roundtable® Summit was the world’s largest gathering of innovation executives from large multinational firms:

– Attendend by 530 innovation executives representing over 220 multinational companies
– 40 senior corporate speakers and experts
– 7 tracks on different innovation themes

Working with Startups to Fuel Innovation Cases and Lessons Learned in Leveraging Startups for Innovation

Presentations by:
Unilever Foundry, Telefonica, Castrol InnoVentures, Tony Fish

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Unilever Foundry: From Start-Up to Scale-Up: Collaborating With Entrepreneurs to Pioneer the Future

Panel Unilever Foundry’s Collaboration with Three Startups; with Unilever Foundry, Codec, Sampler, Vidsy

Roundtable Discussion

Short Presentations and Panel Discussion on Startup Collaboration

Telefonica: Lessons Learned after 5 Years of Wayra & Open Future

Castrol InnoVentures (BP): Experiences of Castrol InnoVentures using venturing as a tool to explore and build new businesses

Tony Fish: The Opportunities of Digital Fabrication and the Role of Startups in Seizing Them

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Roundtable Discussion

Fireside Chat Experiences and Lessons Learned from both sides of a Corporate-Startup Partnership; with Castrol InnoVentures (BP) and GreenSteam

Roundtable Discussion

Visit of Wayra UK – Telefonica’s Startup Accelerator

2015

Innovation Culture and Leadership

Presentations by:
3M, Unilever, Julian Birkinshaw (LBS), McLaren, Reckitt Benckiser, Rolls-Royce, Alcatel-Lucent

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25 FEBRUARY – AGENDA OUTLINE

Discussion of topics of choice + Brunch

3M: Nurturing a Culture of Innovation

Unilever: Relationship Building in Partnership Development

Roundtable Discussion / Tour

Prof. Julian Birkinshaw (London Business School): Creating the Right Environment for Innovation to Flourish

Roundtable Discussion / Tour

26 FEBRUARY – AGENDA OUTLINE

Reckitt Benckiser: Cross-Functional Entrepreneurship as the Driving Force For Innovation

Roundtable Discussion

Rolls-Royce: Innovation Is a Team Sport: Getting the Most Out of Collaboration

Alcatel-Lucent: Making R and D Seamless: Distinctive Leadership Requirements for Managing Research and for Integrating Inventions to Development

Roundtable Discussion

McLaren: Driven to Win

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

Building New Business Platforms Foresighting and Organizing for New Business Creation

Presentations by:
Volvo, DSM, DHL

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Volvo Group: From Foresight to Innovation: Principles to Get From Insights to Action

Roundtable Discussion

DSM: A Decade of Experience in Organizing Disruptive Innovation

Roundtable Discussion

DHL: Demystifying Trends: Delivering Insight Today – Creating Value Tomorrow

Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Digitally Driven Innovation Opportunities, Startup Collaboration & Organizational Alignment

Presentations by:
HEINEKEN, Philips, BMW, BP

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AGENDA OUTLINE

HEINEKEN: HEINEKEN’s Digital Innovation Journey: From Marketing to Digitally Driven Innovation and Startup Collaboration

Philips: Innovating in an Evolving Digital Age

Roundtable Discussion

BMW: Building Organizational Capabilities to Address Opportunities of Digital Business Models

Roundtable Discussion

BP: The Digital Oil Field

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises / Tour

Business Model Innovation and Moving Beyond Products Into Services

Presentations by:
HP, Merck Serono, Bosch, Philips, Siemens, Tim Baines (Aston)

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19 MAY – AGENDA OUTLINE

Arrival and Discussion of topics of choice

HP: Portfolio Management and Agile Development Using the Business Model Canvas

Roundtable Discussion

Merck Serono: Using Crowd Sourcing and Incubation to Foster Business Model Innovation

Bosch: Systematic Handling of Uncertainty for New Markets and Business Models

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

20 MAY – AGENDA OUTLINE

Philips: Service Innovation: Bridging Philips Research and Healthcare and Getting Closer to Customers

Roundtable Discussion

Siemens: “Leverage Service @ Siemens”: A Program to Exploit Internal Synergies and Build New Businesses

Roundtable Discussion

Prof. Tim Baines (Aston Business School): Made to Serve: How manufacturers can compete through servitization

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

Innovation in China Leveraging Innovation & Collaboration Opportunities in China

Presentations by:
Dow Corning, Bayer MaterialSicence, Solvay, Intel, PSA Peugeout Citroen, Unilever, Lenovo, Shell

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9 JUNE – AGENDA OUTLINE

Dow Corning: China Customer Distinction and B2B Innovation

Roundtable Discussion

Bayer MaterialScience: Experiences From Almost 15 Years of R&D in Shanghai: Phases, Challenges, and Opportunities

Roundtable Discussion

Solvay: E2P2 Lab – Managing a Collaborative Research & Innovation Hub in Shanghai

Intel: How China-originated Innovations Disrupted the Wireless Industry

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

10 JUNE – AGENDA OUTLINE

PSA Peugeot Citroen: Innovation Process and New Business Model Creation in the Specific Context of Joint- Ventures in China

Roundtable Discussion

Unilver: Unilever Open Innovation in China

Lenovo: The Challenge for Designers to Innovate at Low Cost in China

Roundtable Discussion

Shell: Innovation in the Chinese Ecosystem

Drinks on the premises

Design Thinking and Collaborative Innovation in the Front End

Presentations by:
Mazda, Nestlé, Swarovski, Siemens

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Mazda: Collaborative Innovation as a Basis for Success in the Automotive Industry

Roundtable Discussion

Nestlé: The Need for Design Thinking in the Innovation Process – and the Demand for Designers to Scout for New Technologies

Swarovski: Experiences From Open Innovation at Swarovski – and the Application of Design Thinking in the Partner Engagement Process

Hosted Discussions

Siemens: The Story of Industrial Design Thinking at Siemens: Organizational Approaches and Lessons Learned

Hosted Discussions

Drinks on the premises

Technology Enabled Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
Shell, Tim Minshall (Cambridge), Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Shell: How Technology and Connectivity is Changing Industries: The Case of the Future of Mobility

Roundtable Discussion

Tim Minshall (Cambridge University): The Impacts of 3D Printing on Business Model Innovation

Bosch: Business Model Innovation for IoT Opportunities: Examples, Methodology and Organizational Competences

Hosted Discussions

Jaguar Land Rover: Digital Transformation for OEMs: Enhancing Products, Customer Relationships, and Internal Operations

Panel and Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises

Corporate Entrepreneurship Building a Culture and Organization for Ambitious Innovation

Presentations by:
IBM, Philips, Solvay, Alcatel-Lucent

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AGENDA OUTLINE

IBM: Driving Sustained Innovation in a Globally Integrated Enterprise

Roundtable Discussion

Philips: Corporate Venturing and New Business Creation: Organizational Models and the Culture of Startups

Solvay: Breakthrough Innovation in Sustainable Energy: Making Room for Long-Term Projects and Aligning with Business Units

Roundtable Discussion

Alcatel-Lucent: The Cookbook for Succeeding with Intrapreneurial Bootcamps

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2015 The largest gathering in Europe of innovation executives from large firms

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The second edition of the Innovation Roundtable® Summit was the largest gathering in Europe of innovation executives from large multinational firms:

– Attendend by 500 innovation executives representing over 150 multinational companies
– 40 senior corporate speakers and experts
– 7 tracks on different innovation themes
– 150 interactive roundtable discussions

External Innovation Co-Creation, Tech Scouting, and Startup Collaboration

Presentations by:
BASF, E.ON, Philips, Siemens

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AGENDA OUTLINE

BASF: The 150 Year Anniversary Program for Co-Creation: Objectives, Approach and Lessons Learned

BASF: Developing Disruptive Innovation in the Incubation Unit: Governance, Technology Scouting, and the ‘Grand Challenge’

E.ON: Experiences and Lessons Learned in Technology Scouting and Collaboration

Roundtable Discussion

Philips: Leveraging IoT Within the Lighting Industry: Using a Systematic Open Innovation Method to Create New Business Opportunities Together With Digital Players

Roundtable Discussion

Siemens: Co-Ideation at Siemens: An Open Innovation Approach to Connecting Knowledge and Creativity Inside and Outside of a Multinational Organization

Roundtable Discussion

Drinks on the premises

2014

Breakthrough Innovation Transforming the Core Business and Venturing into New Opportunity Spaces

Presentations by:
GE Global Research, BASF, BMW, 3M New Ventures, Innovation Roundtable

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GE Global Research Europe: Think Local, Act Global” … Managing (Breakthrough) Innovation at GE
Discussion of selected innovation topics
BASF: Internal Start-Ups – An Excellent Way to Support Disruptive Innovation!
BMW: Beating the Odds in Breakthrough Innovation: The Mini-Scooter and the Role of BMW’s Internal Crowdsourcing Platform in Making it Happen
Roundtable Discussion: Creating breakthrough innovation and building new businesses internally
3M New Ventures: Finding the Needle in the Haysack
Roundtable Discussion: Identifying and nurturing external start-ups for new business creation
Innovation Roundtable: Challenges and Capabilities in Breakthrough Innovation
Discussion of challenges: Each attendee introduces an issue in managing (breakthrough) innovation and other group members provide input.
Drinks on the premises

Perspectives on Open Innovation Enhancing External Collaboration Effectiveness and Internal Openness

Presentations by:
Philips, DSM, Mars

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Philips: Our Journey in Open Innovation
Roundtable Discussion of key challenges and issues in open innovation
DSM: Open Innovation in Action at Royal DSM
Mars: Creating Mutual Co-Development Relations
Roundtable Discussion of questions emerging from morning presentations and discussion
Collaborative Marketplace and Special Interest Groups: discussion of selected innovation topics and projects
Drinks on the premises

Guiding Innovation with Foresighting Setting the Course and the Role of Sustainability; Best Foresighting Practices, Cases, and Exercises

Presentations by:
Novozymes, Unilever, Henkel, Siemens

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Novozymes: Foresighting Perspectives from Novozymes
Unilever: Trends-Strategy-Action
Roundtable Discussion: The role of foresighting and strategy in guiding innovation – and the significance of the sustainability agenda in companies and industries represented
Henkel: Corporate Foresight at Henkel – Lighting as an Example
Roundtable Discussion: Using trends and foresighting to create search fields to drive scouting and innovation
Siemens: Interactive Foresight Session
Roundtable Discussion: Sharing of experiences from the trend excercise – and key take-aways from the workshop day
Drinks on the premises

Innovation Culture, Leadership, and Teams The Soft Underbelly of Effective Innovation

Presentations by:
Henkel, Airbus, Siemens, Constellium, AkzoNobel

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Short presentations on Innovation culture, leadership, and teams:
Henkel: Success Factors for the Implementation of an Innovation Strategy
Airbus: Culture Change: Key Enablers for Implementing an Innovation Development Program
Siemens: Diversity to Enlarge the Potential for Ideas and Innovation
Constellium: (Radical) Innovation Unit: How to Attract and Retain the Right Team?
AkzoNobel: Innovation and Risk Management: Two Cultures – One Goal

18 parallel roundtable discussions in three rounds:
For each of the three discussion rounds during the afternoon, there will be a selection of 18 parallel roundtable sessions, each hosted by a moderator from a large firm (including the morning presenters)

Plenary wrap-up: Sharing of insights from roundtable discussions

Drinks on the premises

Perspectives on Corporate Collaboration with Start-ups Working With, and Learning From, Start-ups

Presentations by:
Unilever, Dow, Tate & Lyle, Vodafone xone, Tony Fish

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Unilever: Collaborating with Start-ups to Pioneer the Future
Roundtable Discussion: Challenges and solutions for working with start-ups
Dow: Dow Corporate Venturing – A Collaborative Partner
Tate & Lyle: Working With Start-Ups: Combining the Open Innovation and Venture Capital Approaches at Tate & Lyle
Vodafone xone: Find it, Build it, Launch it
Roundtable Discussion: Selection of different discussion topics all related to collaborating with start-ups (and to combining such collaboration with CV investment)
Tony Fish: The Battle for Innovation: Big vs Small
Roundtable Discussion: Moderated discussions on selected aspects of the presentations of the day
Drinks on the premises

Designing and Maturing New Business Models Business Model Geeration and Elaboration

Presentations by:
Boston Scientific, Christian Doll, Frédéric Oms, Airbus

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Boston Scientific: Redefining the Future of Healthcare
Roundtable Discussion: Sharing insights on key changes (threats or opportunities) impacting the business models of attendees
Christian Doll: Let’s Design New Growth Engines: Exercise to Map and Reinvent Your Business Model
Roundtable discussion: Delving into selected cross-industry forces and patterns of change to explore their potential impact on business models – and available responses
Frédéric Ooms: The Role of Design Thinking and the Lean Start-Up Methodology in Building New Business Models
Airbus Group: Creating Internal Startups and Elaborating Business Models at the Innovation Nursery
Roundtable Discussion:Choice of discussion: (1) testing, evolving, and elaborating new business models; and (2) organising for incubation of new growth engines (internal start-ups)
Drinks on the premises

Beyond Products: Growth through Services and Solutions Learnings and Cases in Servitization of Product Firms

Presentations by:
Boston Scientific, Chris Raddats, Schneider Electric, Daimler

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Boston Scientific: Transformation From a Device Orientation to Becoming a Services and Solutions Provider
Roundtable Discussion:Initiatives and challenges in moving into services and solutions
Dr. Chris Raddats: Services and Solutions: A New Source of Growth for Manufacturing Firms
Roundtable Discussion: Service offerings provided, benefits experienced, organisational and cultural hurdles encountered, and lessons learned – according to the level of servitization (Services Doubters, Pragmatists, and Enthusiasts)
Schneider Electric: Business Model Innovation in the Electrical Equipment Sector
Daimler: Cases and Lessons Learned in Business Model Innovation and Moving Into Services
Roundtable Discussion: Selection of topic: (1) Building service portfolios; (2) organising for services; and (3) developing capabilities for servitization

New Businesses Creation: Organisation & Incubation Building New Businesses While Running the Core

Presentations by:
Tetra Pak, Grundfos, Danfoss, Deutsche Telekom

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Tetra Pak: Tetra Pak’s Challenges of Incubating New Products and Business Models
Roundtable Discussion: Challenges and solutions in new business creation
Grundfos: Grundfos’ New Business Creation Journey and Lessons Learned
Danfoss: Building Governance and Capabilities to Extend the Core Business (at Danfoss)
Roundtable Discussion: Organising for new business creation
Deutsche Telekom: Intrapreneuring as a Key to Change Your Company
Roundtable Discussion: Incubating new businesses
Drinks on the premises

Front End of Innovation and Portfolio Management Generating & Selecting Customer Centric Ideas

Presentations by:
Bayer MaterialScience, Electrolux, Philips Healthcare

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Bayer MaterialScience: Integrated Portfolio Management Across Bayer MaterialScience’s Three Businesses – and the Role of Non-Financial Perspectives
Roundtable Discussion: Challenges and solutions in innovation portfolio management
Electrolux: Innovation Portfolio Management at Electrolux
Roundtable Discussion: Selection between multiple topics related to innovation portfolio management
Philips Healthcare: How to turn Customer Insights into Innovation that drives Company Profits
Roundtable Discussion: Selection of a topic of interest:
1) integrating portfolio management across businesses
2) the role of non-financial perspectives
3) the role of market intelligence
4) value-based pricing models for profitable innovation portfolio decisions
Drinks on the premises / Tour of Bayer MaterialScience’s Exhibition Rooms

Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2014 The largest gathering in Europe of innovation executives from large firms

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The Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2014 was the largest gathering in Europe of innovation executives from large firms

– Attendend by 400 innovation executives representing over 150 multinational companies
– 40 senior corporate speakers and experts
– 4 tracks on different innovation themes
– 200 interactive roundtable discussions

Company Transformation Aligning the Organisation for Open Innovation

Presentations by:
Shell, Bühler, Beiersdorf

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Shell: Making the Elephant Dance: Sustaining a High Performance Innovation Company
Roundtable Discussion: Transforming a company, aligning processes, and getting internal buy-in for (open) innovation.
Bühler: Breaking Down Internal Silos and Building a Culture of Open Innovation
Roundtable Discussion: Creating a culture of open innovation
Beiersdorf: Cultural pitfalls in implementing a platform for co-creating with external innovators
Roundtable Discussion: Sharing best practices in open innovation.
Drinks on the premises

2013

Business Model Innovation Moving Into Services and Building the Organisation and Ecosystem

Presentations by:
Daimler, DSM, Siemens

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Daimler: Business Model Innovation at Daimler
Roundtable Discussion: Business Model Innovation in your industry and by your company
DSM: Business Model Innovation: Moving Beyond Product Innovation
Roundtable Discussion: Moving into services – and associated challenges
Siemens: Critical Success Factors in Managing Business Ecosystems
Roundtable Discussion: Critical success factors for business model innovation, including building ecosystems and aligning the organisation
Daimler Plant Tour

Customer Centric Innovation Leveraging Customer Insights and Building a Market Oriented Organisation for Innovation

Presentations by:
DHL, Innovation Roundtable, DE Master Blenders, Philips

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DHL: Customer Innovation at DHL
Innovation Roundtable: Tools for Unearthing Hidden Customer Needs
Roundtable Discussion: Experiences with customer insight methods and involving users
DE Master Blenders: Involving Consumers in the Innovation Process: Effectiveness of Traditional vs. New Approaches to Consumer Research
Roundtable Discussion: Adapting tools to project needs – and the value of sophisticated deployment
Philips: The Philips Journey: Shifting from Making Things Better to Meaningful Innovation
Roundtable Discussion: Building customer centricity into all innovation-related activities – and the journey to that state
DHL Innovation Center Tour

Corporate Entrepreneurship Organising for Growth, Stimulating Intrapreneurship, and Creating Conditions for Venture Teams to Thrive

Presentations by:
Unilever, Pernod Ricard, Alcatel-Lucent, Danfoss IXA, CBS & Bombardier Transportation, Venture Cup

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Unilever New Business Unit: The Evolution of Corporate Entrepreneurship at Unilever
Roundtable Discussion: Evolution of corporate entrepreneurship in your company and the pros & cons of different approaches
Pernod Ricard: Breakthrough Innovation at Pernod Ricard: BIG & the Kangaroo Fund
Alcatel-Lucent: Intrapreneurial Boot Camps – A Powerful Stage in the Innovation Funnel
Roundtable Discussion: Stimulating the generation of new business concepts internally and the application of entrepreneurial bootcamps in your firm
Danfoss IXA: It’s all about People – Staging your Corporate Environment for a Venture Take-off
Roundtable Discussion: Creating internal buy-in for new business concepts and building and nurturing the venture team
CBS & Bombardier Transportation: Creating University Competitions to Solve Impossible Innovation Challenges – A Research Project Open for Partnership
Venture Cup: A University-Based Start-Up Competition

Collaborative Innovation Aligning Culture & Processes for Collaboration and Initiating Joint Projects

Presentations by:
P&G, Philips, Dow Chemical

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P&G: A Short Introduction to P&G’s “Connect & Develop”
P&G: Horizontal Collaboration in Practice: Myths and Facts
Philips: Learning to Embrace Outside-In Innovation: Aligning Culture and Processes
Roundtable Discussion: Aligning culture and processes in support of collaborative innovation
Dow Chemical: Finding and Building Technology Growth Options
Roundtable Discussion: Assessing collaboration potential and selecting collaboration model
Collaborative Projects Marketplace (for initiating joint projects) – exploration of collaboration opportunities; Innovation Topics Discussion (for knowledge transfer on selected topics). – sharing of insights and experiences on innovation topics of joint interest
Drinks on the premises

Business Model Mapping & Reinvention A Systematic Approach to Business Model Innovation

Presentations by:
KLM, Siemens, HILTI

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KLM: About an Airline Exploring Business Model Innovation
Siemens: A Systematic Approach to Business Model Innovation: Method, Tools and Processes
Business Model Design Factory: As-is business modelling and analysis of current strengths and weaknesses using a structured approach and template
Hilti: Fleet Management – Launching a Business Model Innovation at Hilti
Business Model Design Factory: Inspiration from patterns – discussion
Business Model Design Factory: Ideation based on patterns and triggers, development of prototype, and Idea Fair
Roundtable discussion: Experiences and lessons learned from the Business Model Design Factory – and ideas for new business model designs that emerged during the process
Business Model Design Factory: Growth perspective: Customer demand analysis; customer profile maps; value proposition design
Roundtable Discussion: Ideas and insights that emerged on customer demand, profile maps, and value propositions – and experiences and approaches in your firm for working with value propositions to generate growth
Drinks on the premises

Concept Discovery and Portfolio Management Customer Driven Idea Enrichment and Linking Innovation to Strategic Growth Option

Presentations by:
Vodafone, Startupbootcamp, Electrolux, DSM

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Vodafone: Open Innovation @ Vodafone The Netherlands
Statupbootcamp: Building Startups within Vodafone
Electrolux: Product Planning – How to “Land” Innovation Opportunities in Five-Year Product (Cycle) Plans
Roundtable Discussion: Customer driven concept discovery – and ensuring a link from new concepts to strategy and business needs
Brief visit to the Startupbootcamp, housed by Vodafone
DSM: Ventures’ Portfolio Management at DSM: Building Leadership Positions in New Markets
Roundtable Discussion: Managing the portfolio of innovation opportunities – and building strategic positions
Drinks on the premises

Teaching an Old Company New Tricks Collaborating with Start-Ups, Organising for Business Model Innovation, and Identifying Applications for Technology-Intensive Ventures

Presentations by:
Total, Lux Research, Unilever, Henkel

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Total: Developing Cleantech through Partnerships: Small and Big are More Beautiful Together
Lux Research: The Odd Couple: Corporate Strategies to Extract Maximum Value from Collaborations with Start-ups in your Innovation Ecosystem
Roundtable Discussion: Distinctive features of working with start-ups – and successful approaches for such collaboration
Unilever New Business Unit: New Business Models that Bring Disruptive New Opportunities to Consumer Products – and the Role of Start-Ups as Enablers of Disruption
Roundtable Discussion: Ways of partnering and organising for business model innovation
Henkel (Adhesive Technologies): Shifting From Technology Push to a Balanced Approach: Don’t Forget the Application
Roundtable Discussion: Building new businesses from technology discovery – guiding technology invention with market vision
Drinks on the premises

Master Class on New Business Creation Strategizing, Organizing, Processes, Culture & Entrepreneurship, Co-Creation & Ecosystems

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Facilitators: Corina Kuipers, Expert in NBC, CVNN (formerly Philips)
Axel Rosenø, Innovation Roundtable, CEO
Introducing New Business Creation (NBC) Capabilities: A framework for NBC
Strategy and Business Creation: Objectives with NBC, granularity of innovation, trends & scenarios, innovation themes & platforms, and performance management systems for NBC
Roundtable Discussion: Your firm’s objective with NBC – and positioning of NBC within broader innovation efforts
Organising for Business Creation: Balancing the need for separation (forgetting) and integration (borrowing) at different stages of a venture’s life-cycle
Processes for Business Creation:The need for an iterative approach (controlled experimentation) as well as a process characterised by discovery, incubation, and acceleration
Roundtable Discussion: (A) Controlled experimentation for evolving ventures and (B) balancing forgetting and borrowing at different venture stages. Parallel discussion tracks.
Culture & Entrepreneurship of Business Creation: Climate for entrepreneur-ship, the five principles of effectuation, and team composition for NBC
Roundtable Discussion: Applying the five principles of effectuation
Co-Creation & Ecosystems for Business Creation: Create platforms and build new ecosystems by co-creating with start-ups, universities, and others in a patchwork of hedged and staged partnerships
Roundtable Discussion:Topics of choice from themes covered during the day

Breakthrough Innovation: Management System and Roles & Responsibilities Building a Mature Capability for Breakthrough Innovation; Developing Talents for Breakthrough Innovation and Defining Roles & Responsibilities

Presentations by:
Prof. Gina O'Connor, Shell GameChanger, Novozymes

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Prof. Gina O’Connor: Building a Capability for Breakthrough Innovation
Professor Gina O’Connor, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Lally School of Management, renowned author of the book Grabbing Lightning
Shell GameChanger: A Safe Place to Get Ideas Started
Joint Q&A: The two morning presenters take questions
Roundtable Discussion: Developing mature breakthrough innovation capabilities – and sustaining investments in breakthrough innovation
Prof. Gina O’Connor:Institutionalizing Breakthrough Innovation through People: Roles and Responsibilities for a New Business Creation Function
Novozymes: The Journey to Build Business Creation Capabilities at Novozymes – the Role of Talent and Training
Roundtable Discussion: Talent development, roles & responsibilities, and recognition for intrapreneurs

Co-Creation in B2B and B2C Finding New Sources of Innovation and Growth; Partnering Beyond Value Chain Relationships; Harnessing Innovation with Co-Ideation and Jams

Presentations by:
Evonik, PepsiCo, Siemens, LEGO

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Evonik: Open Innovation and Co-Creation at Evonik Industries
PepsiCo: Think Differently…Design and Incubate for Success
Siemens: Co-Ideation at Siemens: An Open Innovation Approach to Connecting the Organisation’s Knowledge and Creativity
LEGO: Co-Creating with User Communities – Cases and Learnings from Different Levels of User Involvement
Roundtable Discussion: Framing co-creation issues – and questions for the panel
Panel Discussion: Experiences with Co-Creation
Roundtable Discussion: Dedicated B2B and B2C tables with discussions on identifying, and interacting with, novel partners – and setting up co-ideation sessions/innovation jams
Co-Creation Marketplace (for initiating joint projects). Exploration of co-creation opportunities
Innovation Topics Discussion (for knowledge transfer on selected topics). Sharing of insights and experiences on innovation topics of joint interest
Drinks on the premises

Perspectives on New Business Creation A Tour De Force of Innovation-Driven Growth Cases, Best Practices, and Discussion

Presentations by:
IBM, Philips, Airbus, Siemens, Dow Corning, Stora Enso, SKF and more

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6 October

10 short presentations on New Business Creation, including:
IBM: Technology Partnering and Licensing Alliances. Early Market Feedback and IP Income
Dow Corning: The Need for Collaboration when Building New Businesses in a B-to-B-to-C Environment. The Role of Transparency and Trust
Siemens: Corporate Foresight – or Travel the Future!
W.L. Gore: Innovation = Invention + Market Delivery. The Role of Innovative Business Models in Bringing New Products to Market
Stora Enso: Re-thinking Stora Enso: Going from raw material provider to biomass processor
Danfoss: Corporate Driven Innovation. Insights from 10 Years of Running a Global Innovation Competition
Henkel: Discovery & Incubation of Emerging Technologies
SKF: Business & Tech. Enablers for Innovation Driven Growth
Alfa Laval: Radical Innovation Ventures – Our Way to “Prove” Customer Value & Business Models in High Risk Inn. Activities.

Vattenfall: Assessing New Tech. Supporting Future Business
4 roundtable sessions:
• Each presenter stays at one of the 14 tables to moderate roundtable discussions at that table.
• Other attendees select a table for each discussion round based on their special interests

Plenary wrap-up: insights from discussions.

7 October
IBM: Building New Businesses and Transforming IBM: The Role of Emerging Technologies and New Markets
Philips Research: Innovation Strategy and Portfolio Management at Philips Research: Building Technology Options for Future Growth
Innovation Roundtable: Results from a Case Study on New Business Creation in Large Firms
Roundtable Discussion: On stimulating, and providing strategic direction for, new business creation in large firms
Airbus: Innovation Delivering Value. How to Transform Innovation Challenges into Business Opportunities?
Roundtable Discussion: On selecting new business opportunities and managing the portfolio of options.

Innovation Leadership and Culture Culture and Leadership Capabilities for Innovation

Presentations by:
Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps (IMD), MANN+HUMMEL

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Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps: Promoting Innovation Governance and Leadership
Emeritus Professor Jean-Philippe Deschamps, IMD Lausanne, author of the books “Innovation Leadership” and “Innovation Governance”
Roundtable Discussion – choice of topic: 1) innovation governance practices and initiatives for improving these; and 2) identifying and honing innovation leadership skills
Mann+Hummel: Beyond Engineering and Quality – How a Conservative Private Company Relearned Innovation Globally
Emer. Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps: Building an Innovation Culture and Climate
Roundtable Discussion: Evaluation of innovation culture – and managerial actions for improving upon it
End-of-Year Tapas and Drinks

2012

Open Innovation

Presentations by:
LEGO, DHL, Reckitt Benckiser, Straumann, Evonik

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LEGO: Connecting the Dots
Reckitt Benckiser: Open Innovation Perspectives
DHL: Collaborative Service Innovation
Strauman: Open Innovation
Discussion: Aligning Culture and Processes to an Collaborative Approach
Evonik: Open Innovation University Research to Consumer
Discussion: Co-creation and Business Models

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
HP, DHL, BASF, Arla Foods

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HP: The Business of Innovation at HP: Turning Vision into Reality
DHL: Innovation at DHL: How to Turn Good Ideas into True Growth Drivers?
BASF: Open Innovation in a B2B Environment
Arla Foods: Succeeding with Future Creations: From Consumer Insight to the Art of Selling Ideas
Roundtable Discussion

Innovation in Emerging Countries New Business Creation and Collaborative Innovation

Presentations by:
Shell, Unilever, Philips, DHL

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Shell: Shell’s Experience with Innovation Channels in Emerging Markets
Unilever: Finding Opportunity at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Business Models for Emerging Markets
Philips: Effectuation and Collaboration: The Crazy Quilt Principle
Roundtable Discussion and Plenary Discussion: New business creation in emerging markets
DHL: DHL’s Innovation Approach for Emerging Markets
Panel Session: Collaborative innovation and new business creation
Roundtable Discussion: Collaborative innovation in emerging countries

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
P&G, Google, Cisco

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P&G: Growing New Business – The ‘Future Works’ Approac
Google: Innovation & University Relations at Google
Roundtable Discussion
Cisco: The New Era of Connected, Virtualised Innovation
Roundtable Discussion

Strategic Innovation Megatrends, Growth Platforms, and Technology Scouting

Presentations by:
Vodafone, DSM, Henkel, Lux Research

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Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Intel, Deutsche Telekom, W.L. Gore, Arla Foods

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Intel: Open Innovation 2.0
Deutsche Telekom: Managing Disruptive Innovation: The Role of Customer Experience and Cultural Transformation
W.L. Gore: Innovation Culture
Arla Foods: Consumer Immersion as an Innovation Tool
Roundtable Discussions

Innovating for the Future The Role of Sustainability for Innovation

Presentations by:
Airbus, Grundfos, Unilever

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Airbus: The Future by Airbus
Roundtable discussion: Mapping of future trends in the industries represented at the meeting (exercise) and discussion on the role of sustainability
Grundfos: Integrating Sustainability Into the Product Lifecycle – Successes, Challenges and the Road Ahead
Unilever: Creating a Better Future Every Day: An Integrated Approach to Sustainability
Roundtable discussion: Addressing sustainability issues (exercise): individuals select innovation challenges and discuss these in cross-industry groups
Airbus: Green tour of the assembly line (A320, A350, A380)

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Beiersdorf, Hal Gregersen (INSEAD), Bombardier Transportation

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Beiersdorf: Management of R&D Effectiveness – Reflections on Discovery Practices
Hal Gregersen (INSEAD): The Innovator’s DNA
Professor Hal Gregersen, INSEAD – Half-day workshop session with the co-author of “The Innovator’s DNA” (see also: www.innovatorsdna.com and YouTube video)
Bombardier Transportation: Integrating the Organisation through Innovation Programs

2011

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Philips, Accenture, GE, Nokia, Innovation Roundtable

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Innovation Roundtable: Building Capabilities for New Business Creation and Open Innovation: an Organising Framework
Phillips: Business Creation: The Art of Dealing with Teenagers
Roundtable Discussion: New Business Creation
Accenture: Vision 2050: What Innovations Does the World Need in Order to Become Sustainable
General Electric: Green is Green: A Business Perspective on Research & Innovation for a Sustainable Future
Roundtable Discussion: Sustainable Innovation
Nokia: Perspectives on Open Innovation: Collaborative Research, Growth Economies and Metrics
Roundtable Discussion: Open Innovation

eic2011

Presentations by Henry Chesbrough, Google, Nokia, LEGO, Philips, Xerox, Shell and more.

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The EIC 2011 was attended by 200 innovation practitioners from large firms and the core topics were open innovation and new business creation. The keynote speaker was Dr. Henry Chesbrough and executive speakers were from: Google, IBM, Nokia, LEGO, Philips, Xerox, Shell, Bombardier, Airbus, Grundfos and several other firms.

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
IBM, Bombardier, BASF, Coloplast, Chr. Hansen

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IBM: Smart Innovation – New Business Through Open Collaboration
BASF Future Business: Turning Trends Into Business
Roundtable Discussion
Coloplast: The New Front-End Process at Coloplast: Balancing Exploration and Direction
Bombardier Aerospace & Swisslog: Experiences in Applying a Variety of Approaches to Harvesting Ideas and Seeding the Innovation Pipelinee
Chr. Hansen: Adapting Lean Principles to Innovation: Experiences in Implementing Lean within an R&D Organization
Roundtable Discussion

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
SonyEricsson, Tetra Pak, ABB Technology Ventures, Dow Corning

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SonyEricsson: Open Innovation in the Mobile Industry – Changing Business Context Every 18 Months
Tetra Pak: Tetra Pak Best Practice Partnership – A Practical Example of Open Innovation
ABB Technology Ventures: Leveraging Corporate Venturing to Drive Innovation
Dow Corning: New Business Creation at Dow Corning: Organizing for Horizon 2 and Horizon 3 Environments
Roundtable Discussions

Methods of Innovation In the Front End and Other Stages of the Innovation Process

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Introductory Presentations by Nokia:
Concepting Methods at Symbian Software (SW) – Current State and Desired State

Design for Six Sigma – Method for Incorporating Needs in Product Development
Methods Mapping:
(a) Define generic innovation process based on input from all attendees
(b) Identify methods used by companies present at the workshop
(c) Assign and cluster methods within each stage of the innovation process
(d) Determine the level of attendee interest in each method

Phase I of World Café Discussion of Selected Methods
Phase II of World Café Discussion of Selected Methods
Phase III of World Café Discussion of Selected Methods

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
NKT, AkzoNobel, SGL Carbon

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NKT: Overcoming the Crises in New Business Development – Dealing with Obstacles on the Path to Creating New Businesses
Akzo Nobel: Moving Towards an Insight-Driven Open Innovation Approach
Roundtable Discussion
SGL Carbon: Adaptive Innovation Processes – Selecting the Right Collaboration Models for the Best Results
Roundtable Discussion

2010

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Electrolux, LEGO, Unilever

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Electrolux: Consumer Insight Driven Growth
Roundtable Discussion: Organizing Innovation and Driving Growth by Leveraging Customer Insights
LEGO: Concept Lab. How Consumer Driven Innovation Changed LEGO’s Front End Process – and Products!
Unilever: The Problems with the Stage Gate Process for Ambitious Innovation
Roundtable Discussion

Introducing capabilities for radical innovation

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Introducing capabilities for radical innovation
Evonik: Idea Evaluation
Introducing Dual Strategy
Discussion (group and plenary)
Introducing Parallel Organization
Discussion (group and plenary)
Introducing Exploration & Experimentation
Discussion (group and plenary)
Introducing Climate for Entrepreneurship.
Discussion (group and plenary)

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Novozymes, Ericsson, Danfoss Ventures

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Novozymes: Organizational Setup for Innovation: Rationale and Constraints
Ericsson: Market Transformation: Trends and Opportunities Towards 2020
Roundtable Discussion
Danfoss Ventures: Building Execution Capabilities for Innovation Projects
Discussion and Wrap-Up

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Volvo, Danfoss Ventures

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Volvo: Innovation Jams as a Tool for Change: Recent Volvo Group Experiences
Roundtable Discussion
Danfoss Ventures: Generating Growth through Corporate Venturing: Experiences with Incubation, Open Innovation, and Discovery-Driven Processes
Roundtable Discussion

Front End of Innovation Idea Generation and Evaluation

Presentations by:
Novozymes, Evonik, Alfa Laval

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Novozymes: Ideation: About Creating Packages or Buildling Fires
Evonik: Idea Evaluation
Alfa Laval: Introduction to Alfa Laval and Its Innovation Tools
Alfa Laval: Brainstorming Model for Problemsolving,
Alfa Laval: Focused Ideation Process for the Front End of Innovation: Customer Oriented Innovation (COIN)
Alfa Laval Guided Tour: Seeing and Touching Alfa Laval Decanters and Fresh Water Generators
Alfa Laval: Parallel Workshop Tracks
(A) Actively Using the Brainstorming Model for Problemsolving
(B) Actively Using the COIN Focused Ideation Process
Roundtable Discussion: Sharing Experiences on Front End (Ideation) Tools and Processes

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Philips, BSH Group, Novozymes, Vestas

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Philips: Design: Leading People-Centric Innovation
Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte: How Can Innovation and Technology Management Contribute to BSH Corporate Strategy
Roundtable Discussion
Novozymes: How To Integrate New Business Projects into the Core Organization?
Roundtable Discussion
Vestas: World Café Discussion – Beyond the Stage Gate: Exploring the Intangible Aspects of Successful Innovation Teams

2009

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
IBM, B&O, Prof. Jean-Philippe Deschamps (IMD)

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IBM: Open Innovation, Culture, and Emerging Business Opportunities
Innovation Roundtable: Core Activities and Topics
B&O: Experiences with BeoSound 5
IMD – Prof. Emeritus Jean-Philippe Deschamps: Innovation Leaders

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Novozymes, Shell, Nestlé, Vestas

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Novozymes: A New Innovation Process that Links Learning-Based Planning with the Stage Gate
Shell: Game Changing Innovation
Roudntable Discussion: Game Changing Innovation
Nestlé: Building an Innovative Culture
Vestas: Front End Ideation
Survey Results on Workshop Topics

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
FLSmidth, P&G, SCA, Siemens

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FLSmidth: Innovation to Confront the Global CO2 Challenge
Procter & Gamble: Origins and Challenges of External Innovation
SCA: The Non-Fuzzy Front End and the Role of Innomediaries (e.g. Innocentive)
Siemens: The Emerging Collaboration Model (Open Innovation 2.0)

Methods of Market Learning for Breakthrough Innovation

Presentations by:
Axel Roseno

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Workshop – Frameworks for Breaktrhough Innovation
Dr. Axel Roseno

Future trends & scenarios
Applied ethnography
Personas
Mapping jobs and user objectives
Use scenarios and consumption chains
Lead user innovation and user communities in B2C
Collaborative development in B2B
Prototyping and learning-based planning
Group discussion on methods of choice

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Nokia, Electrolux, Kodak

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Nokia: The strategic direction for innovation at Nokia i4innovation – processes and tools for the front end of innovation
Nokia: Trend and segmentation-driven innovation – an interactive session
Electrolux: Consumer insight driven growth
Kodak: The path to open innovation: leveraging external alliances

2008

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Novozymes, LEGO, Tetra Pak, Innovation Roundtable

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Axel Roseno: Capabilities for Radical Innovation in Established Firms

Novozymes: Stimulating Radical Innovation

Axel Roseno: Customer Oriented Innovation and Open Innovation

LEGO: Democratizing Innovation at LEGO

Tetra Pak: Organizing the Front End of Innovation

Discusson Groups

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Novozymes, Danfoss, Tetra Pak, Christian Hansen, Innovation Roundtable

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Novozymes: Intro, Scenarios, & Innovation on Market Trends

Danfoss: Front End Processes and Tools

Novozymes: R&D at Novozymes – Presentation and Lab Tour

Tetra Pak: Consumer Centric Innovation

Axel Roseno: Learning-Based Planning for High Uncertainty Projects

Christian Hansen: Organizing the Front End of Innovation

Discusson Groups

Quarterly Meeting

Presentations by:
Arla Foods, Coloplast, Stanford Research International, Innovation Roundtable

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AGENDA OUTLINE

Arla Foods: Anthropology, personas, and outcomes mapping

Axel Roseno: Mapping User Objectives, Method and Application at Arla Foods

Coloplast: Value Stream Analysis and the Lead User Method

Stanford Research International: Five Innovation Disciplines and Building Value Propositions

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