There is often a considerable amount of ambiguity at the outset of open innovation partnerships. Quite often, the technology customer is considerably larger than the provider and is being pursued versus being the pursuer. The technology provider almost never knows the full extent of what needs to be demonstrated in order to earn a customer's business commitment. They are also quite often reluctant to ask so as to avoid offending the other party or seeming ignorant or unsophisticated. How can this situation be improved?
Ideascale2020-07-07T20:37:59-07:00May 10th, 2012|Categories: Collaborative Innovation, Open Innovation, Strategies|Tags: action standards, Business, communicate, invest, Open Innovation, partnerships, risk, risk-free, strategic partnership, success criteria, Technology, technology transfer, transparent|