Tom Culver is a Senior Innovation Advisor and Open Innovation Lead at RTI International’s Innovation Advisory group. Mr. Culver has developed, and currently teaches, nationwide workshops on Technology Scouting and Market Opportunity Analysis, and delivers Open Innovation advising and services to global Fortune 100 companies and large government clients



Implementing Open Innovation – Making It Stick

Open Innovation is becoming an essential part of an enterprise innovation strategy. Yet, so often, companies focus on getting a narrow set of tactical activities going without thinking through the strategic and organizational issues necessary to enable those activities to have the intended impact. This brief article covers a few of the implementation challenges faced by companies seeking to establish successful Open Innovation programs.