In a Germany-wide study, the Versicherungsforen Leipzig, the Center for Leading Innovation and Cooperation, the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, the conexas GmbH and the Jakoby Zwack GmbH examined the innovative capability of the German insurance industry. The results show that 57% of the insurance companies do not use an innovation management which is firmly institutionalised.read more...
Our sincere congratulations go to our colleague Dr. Stefan Thallmaier who has successfully defended his dissertation on Customer Co-Design: A Study in the Mass Customization Industry.
In his dissertation, Dr. Thallmaier investigates the relevant factors within the individualization process based on three empirical studies.
The main challenges of customisable products are shown in the first study: the client has to be able to identify the product as an customisable offer and understand the different options.
Special Issue on Open Innovation Strategies in the Journal of Strategy and Management is open now.
Please find the Call for Papers here http://tinyurl.com/m8s2z8s. The deadline for submitting your papers is 31st of August. We are happy to receive your contributions!
During the previous years, the interest of academia and practice in open innovation has been growing continuously.
JOSEPHS – Die Service-Manufaktur opened its doors yesterday in the Karl- Grillenberger Str. 3 in Nuremberg, Germany.
On 400qm², users are invited to participate actively in development, improvement and marketing activities of innovative products. In a three month cycle, different core themes will be launched. “Creative with hands and feet” is the first topic to be presented by different companies, who wish to investigate online customization processes in collaboration with customers.read more...
Terms like “Business models 3.0″, “sustainability” or “innovation” appear more and more in the context of the insurance industry. Furthermore, it is observed that German insurances face the challenge of innovativeness.
For that reason, the CLIC and the Versicherungsforen Leipzig undertook a Germany-wide study, which was also supported by the
conexas GmbH and the Jakoby Zwack GmbH.
Join the Crowd Dialog Conference with over 600 delegates and 40+ speakers to explore the fundamental shifts that CrowdFunding / Innovation and Sourcing provoke.
The conference program is composed in close partnership by acknowledged industry mentors and tailed to the needs of SMEs and corporate clients/users.
The Crowd Dialog conference is supported by official entities like the IHK association, the EU commission, the bavarian government and the city of munich.read more...
The use of social networks like Facebook, Xing or LinkedIn is part of our everyday lives. We use them privately as well as professionally to share information, but also to learn in a certain way. But nevertheless, these platforms have not been brought to a clear success yet. This is why the project BRIDGE tackles new forms of learning and explores interactive learning platforms.read more...
The project Innovation-TANDEMs is conducted by the division strategic business development / innovation management of DATEV eG and the Center for Leading Innovation & Cooperation (CLIC), HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. As part of the project, 14 participants (doctoral students and consultants of DATEV eG) developed jointly innovative future concepts of products and services.
Through customization, especially small and medium-sized enterprises can differentiate from their competitors and achieve long-term targets. The interaction with the client plays a major role within the customization process, which is why the research project KUMAC focuses on this topic.
Click here (brochure is in German)read more...
From 16 to 18 march 2014, the CLIC participated at the conference German-African cooperation in education and research, organized by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Berlin. Current research initiatives which focus p.ex. on health, environmental and political issues have been presented and discussed.
In the context of the BRIDGE project, conducted by the CLIC and the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, first experiences were presented as part of the workshop “Transformation of the Tunisian society”