Research - Sourcing External Innovation

2004 - 2006

Deliverables

RTM article, "Harnessing External Technology for Innovation", May/June 2006

Description

This Working Group (#04-1) examined various business models by comparing and contrasting experiences of global companies with external partners to determine when and how they source innovation.   Key aspects of sourcing innovation studied include the strategic imperative, and implementation and cultural issues.

Participants

Co-Chairs
Stewart Witzeman - Eastman
Ryan Dirkx - Arkema
Lawrence Gollob - Georgia-Pacific
Sal Miraglia - Timken
 
Subject Matter Experts
Gene Slowinski – Rutgers
Susan Ward – ITECS