Metso, harvesting product ideas as part of a global innovation process

Jukka Kääriäinen, Antti Välimäki

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    This case describes how case company tackled the challenges of idea harvesting in a global innovation environment. The global innovation management database proved successful at case company. An efficient process and database for collecting product ideas, transforming them into realizable features and assigning them to practical development projects is essential to effective product development. It is therefore important that tools that support the innovation process are in active use by all the relevant stakeholders.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe art of software innovation
    Subtitle of host publicationEight practice areas to inspire your business
    EditorsMinna Pikkarainen, Wim Codenie, Nick Boucart, José Antonio Heredia Alvaro
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-21049-5
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-21048-8, 978-3-642-43801-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


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