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Öppen Innovation: En kvalitativ studie om idétransformation inom företag
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The concept of open innovation is about outsourcing part of the innovation process to external actors and to make use of other resources and knowledge than your own. This is one possible way to meet the challenges that today’s competitive and fast market places on companies. Open innovation has created conditions for open events such as hackathons and through these kind of events, ideas can be generated that companies can use in their business. Outside-in is a perspective of open innovation as a means to integrate external knowledge and ideas into its own operations, and this study takes place in the context of open innovation with an outside-in perspective. The study aims to find how the methods, techniques and tools affects the transition from an idea to an internal project, which results in new products and services. The study is qualitative and data has been collected through interviews with companies which have extensive knowledge of working with innovation. The result of the study shows there is a gap in the transformation of ideas and internal projects, and that there are no systematic approach to the methods, techniques and tools used to facilitate the transformation.

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2016. , 36 p.
Informatik Student Paper Bachelor (INFSPB), SPB 2016.20
Keyword [en]
open innovation, business models, innovation strategies, innovation performance, outside-in, methods, techniques, tools
National Category
Information Systems, Social aspects
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-121075OAI: diva2:930931
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Anonyma företag som arbetar med innovation
Educational program
Programmet för Systemvetenskap
Available from: 2016-05-30 Created: 2016-05-25 Last updated: 2016-05-30Bibliographically approved

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