Deploying information technologies for organizational innovation: Lessons from case studies

Jaka Lindič, Peter Baloh, Vincent M. Ribire, Kevin C. Desouza

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Abstract

Organizations must innovate if they are to survive in today's fiercely competitive marketplace. In this paper, we explore how leading organizations are using emerging technologies to enable novel forms of ideation that can radically increase the sheer volume of ideas they explore. In addition, we outline how organizations use technologies to cost effectively manage this increased volume of ideas by optimizing generation, mobilization, advocacy and screening, experimentation, commercialization, and even the diffusion and implementation of ideas. Critical to this is the management of knowledge during the innovation process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-188
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Information Management
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Case study
  • Information technologies
  • Innovation
  • Innovation process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Library and Information Sciences

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