Blogs, Articles, Cases, White papers
- Customer discovery tips and tricks June 21, 2018
- Impactful innovations start simple & small May 31, 2018
- Overconfidence as the biggest pitfall to innovation success and what to do about it May 24, 2018
- How to make a difference? May 16, 2018
- An Innovation Fest for Summer Interns May 10, 2018
- Two great TED talks about the opportunities and dangers of artificial intelligence April 24, 2018
A selection of articles and research papers:
- Blindenbach-Driessen, forthcoming, New Service Development for the Professional Services; Time Commitment as the Scarcest Resource, PDMA Essentials, Wiley Publishing.
- Blindenbach, 2018, Most patients trust doctors over tech companies, Letter to the editor, Washington Post
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F & Cary M. 2017 How to Build a Sustainable and Humming Innovation engine. The Journal of Medical Practice Management, 32(6) 403-406
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F. 2015. The (In)Effectiveness of Cross-Functional Innovation Teams: The Moderating Role of Organizational Context. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 62(1): 29-38.
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F., & Van den Ende, J. 2014. The Locus of Innovation: The Effect of a Separate Innovation Unit on Exploration, Exploitation, and Ambidexterity in Manufacturing and Service Firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management.
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F., & Van den Ende, J. 2010. Innovation Management Practices Compared: The Example of Project-Based Firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 27(5): 705-724.
- Geerts, A., Blindenbach-Driessen, F. P., & Gemmel, P. 2010. Achieving a Balance Between Exploration and Exploitation in Serivce Firms: a Longitudinal Study. Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Montreal.
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F. 2010. Subjective Performance Measurement of Innovation Projects. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 27(4): 572–592.
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F. 2006. Innovation Management in Project-Based Firms. Rotterdam: ERIM.
- Blindenbach-Driessen, F., & Van den Ende, J. 2006. Innovation in Project-Based firms; The Context Dependency of SuccessFactors. Research Policy, 35: 545-561.
The Technolution Case can be downloaded from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management website. It showcases how an innovation project that initially did not look too promising, turned out to result in a high 6 number return along the way. Even before the project had officially started!
At Children's National Health System, Floortje Blindenbach-Driessen championed a crowdfunding pilot. Read how she managed each of the steps, from Drive, Ideate, Develop, Implement, to Diffuse.