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This closing panel with Dr. Ramon Barquin provides the rationale and vision for a US Knowledge Innovation Policy within a global context. Session includes and inventory of innovation initiatives ...

This closing panel with Dr. Ramon Barquin provides the rationale and vision for a US Knowledge Innovation Policy within a global context. Session includes and inventory of innovation initiatives within the US and abroad. Knowledge Innovation is the strategy beyond KM or strategic planning; and ‘collaborative advantage’ is the name of the new game.

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  • 1. Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge. Innovation and Change Knowledge Leadership and Change   Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge. Innovation and Change: Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge, Leadership and Change Toward a National Knowledge Innovation Policy Debra M. Amidon Founder and CEO ENTOVATION International Ltd. Dr. Ramon C. Barquin Founder and CEO BARQUIN International Ltd.
  • 2. Agenda
    • Introduction
    • The Need for a National Knowledge Innovation Policy
    • National Policy Inventory: The U.S. and Beyond
    • What should the US do?
    • Discussion
  • 3. Exploration: We’re achieving KM - Is it Time for a National Knowledge Innovation Policy?
  • 4. Context
    • Economic and financial crisis
    • Environmental challenges
    • “ Clash of civilizations” themes
    • Challenges to governance model
    • New administration with high energy and new ideas
  • 5. Migration Opportunities
    • Facilitates the optimization of financial resources to maximize business goals; extrapolation of past performance, product/ marketing and benchmarking.
    • Appraisal based upon valuation with generally accepted financial principles; documents where you have been.
    • Based upon classifying costs - labor,material and overhead; has a direct impact on the efficiency of the business.
    • Facilitates the innovation of broadened goals - knowledge being a renewable resource; process is a bench-learning system for the creation, conversion and commercialization of ideas.
    • Appraisal based upon both financial and intellectual capital - managerial standards; points where you are going.
    • Based upon knowledge/learning indicators - organization memory, knowledge-sharing, partnering; has direct impact on performance and productive growth.
    Map Measure Compass Business Planning Innovation Strategy Key Slide #1
  • 6. Knowledge Innovation – Beyond KM
  • 7. Why the Trapeze Parable? Photo by Morozova Tatiana Warriors of the Heart by Danaan Parry (1996) http:// www.entovation.com/gkp/trapeze.htm
  • 8. The Concept
    • Definition: Knowledge Innovation®
    • The creation, evolution, exchange and application of new ideas into marketable goods and services for:
        • the success of an enterprise
        • the vitality of a nation's economy
        • the advancement of society .”
    • — Knowledge Innovation , PRISM (1993)
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  • 9. New Agenda for the World
    • Knowledge is the new organizing principle for society
    • Wealth-generating Assets come in the form of Intellectual Capital (IC)
    • Cyberspace is the new medium for knowledge transmission and capture
    • Competitiveness depends on collaboration and knowledge sharing through cyberspace
    • All of this is meaningless unless you INNOVATE!
  • 10. Knowledge is the new organizing principle for society 1
  • 11. Knowledge Economy
    • Utilizes knowledge as its principal driver - a wealth multiplier
    • Knowledge is leveraged in all ways for economic development
    • ALL economies of the world have made major advancements.
  • 12. "The success of the economy will be determined by knowledge, skills and education" Tony Blair
  • 13. Wealth assets come in the form of IC 2
  • 14. Article available upon request. Key Slide #2
  • 15. Transformation of assets - Juergen H. Daum (2003) "Intangible Assets and Value Creation". Figure 1.1: Development of the value of intangible assets as a percentage of total market value of S&P 500 companies between 1982 and 1999.
  • 16. KIZ P 7 Blueprint: Performance Intent: How would the US rank in contrast to Europe and in contrast to the rest of the world?
  • 17. Cyberspace is the new medium for knowledge transmission and capture 3
  • 18. What is happening? A world where knowledge is the most important of all commodities, hence we are trying to capture – and leverage – all knowledge…globally.
  • 19. How Do We Cultivate and Capture Knowledge?
    • The Internet
    • Google
    • Collaboration mechanisms
    • Wikis
    • Social Networking Sites
    • Blogs
    • YouTube
  • 20. Images
    • 2006: 20 billion images on net
    • 2010: By 2010 there will be 500 billion images captured by cell phone annually
  • 21. Top Twenty Countries by % Population On-Line
    • Luxembourg 71/0%
    • Korea, South 70.7%
    • Hong Kong 69.5%
    • Switzerland 69.0%
    • Denmark 68.6%
    • United Kingdom 68.6%
    • Taiwan 67.2%
    • Liechtenstein 66.7%
    • Slovenia 64.8%
    • Germany 63.8%
    Source: www.tofocus.info
    • Netherlands 90.1%
    • Norway 87.7%
    • Iceland 84.8%
    • Canada 84.3%
    • New Zealand 80.5%
    • Australia 79.4%
    • Sweden 77.4%
    • Japan 73.8%
    • Portugal 72.9%
    • United States 72.5%
  • 22.
    • “ The underlying truth is that the Knowledge Society is not only about rushing in with a diffusion of the Internet or the development of new technologies. Rather, it is about developing a society that maximizes the ability of all its members to participate in the process of knowledge production and diffusion. The Knowledge Society is not about technological innovations, but also about human beings.”
    • - “Understanding Knowledge Societies” (UN Division for Public Administration and Development Management) 3/11/2005
    • Knowledge Societies
    • (UNESCO) 6/1/2005
  • 23. Competitiveness depends on collaboration and knowledge sharing through cyberspace 4
  • 24. Competitiveness vs Connectivity
    • Netherlands 90.1%
    • Norway 87.7%
    • Iceland 84.8%
    • Canada 84.3%
    • New Zealand 80.5%
    • Australia 79.4%
    • Sweden 77.4%
    • Japan 73.8%
    • Portugal 72.9%
    • United States 72.5%
    • Luxembourg 71/0%
    • Korea, South 70.7%
    • Hong Kong 69.5%
    • Switzerland 69.0%
    • Denmark 68.6%
    • United Kingdom 68.6%
    • Taiwan 67.2%
    • Liechtenstein 66.7%
    • Slovenia 64.8%
    • Germany 63.8%
    • United States
    • Switzerland
    • Denmark
    • Sweden
    • Singapore
    • Finland
    • Germany
    • Netherlands
    • Japan
    • Canada
    • Hong Kong SAR
    • United Kingdom
    • Korea, Rep.
    • Austria
    • Norway
    • France
    • Taiwan, China
    • Australia
    • Belgium
    • Iceland
    Source: www.tofocus.info (6/2008) Source: World Economic Forum (Davos - Oct/08)
  • 25.
    • - Accelerated globalization.
    • - Constant technology advances.
    • - Intensified competition.
    • - 765 CEOs and thought leaders
    • - 21 industries around the world
    Finding: 65% of CEOs expect to collaborate to radically change their enterprises over the next two years with an increased focus on operational and business model innovation as the key drivers of sustainable performance and change. “ The nature of innovation – the inherent definition of innovation – has changed today from what it was in the past. It is no longer individuals toiling in the laboratory, coming up with some great invention. It’s not a individual. It’s individuals. It’s multi-disciplinary. It’s global. It’s collaborative .” http://www-935.ibm.com/services/uk/bcs/pdf/g510-6259-01-the-global-ceo-study-2006.pdf
  • 26. All of this is meaningless unless you INNOVATE 5
  • 27. Innovation is “the commercial or industrial application of something new – new product, process or method of production; and new form of commercial business or financial organization.” - Joseph Schumpeter
  • 28. Other Definitions of Innovation…
    • Innovation is the “intersection of invention and insight, leading to the creation of social and economic value ” – Council on Competitiveness 2005
    • Innovation covers a wide range of activities to improve firm performance, including the implementation of a new or significantly improved product, service, distribution process, manufacturing process, marketing method or organizational method.”
    • – European Commission 2004
    • Innovation – the blend of invention, insight and entrepreneurship that launches growth industries, generates new value and creates high value jobs.” – Business Council of New York State 2006
    • The design, invention, development and/or implementation of new or altered products, services, processes, systems or organizational models for the purpose of creating new value for customers and financial returns for the firm.” – Advisory Committee on Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century, US Department of Commerce 2008
    • An innovation is the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or process, a new marketing method, or a new organizational method in business practices, workplace organization or external relations. Innovation activities are all scientific, technological, organizational, financial and commercial steps which actually, or are intended to, lead to the implementation of innovations.” – OECD 2005
    • Innovation success is the degree to which value is created for customers through enterprises that transform new knowledge and technologies into profitable products and services for national and global markets. A high rate of innovation in turn contributes to market-creation, economic growth, job creation, wealth and a higher standard of living.” – Innovation Vital Signs Project 2007
    http://www.bea.gov/scb/pdf/2009/01%20January/0109_innovation.pdf
  • 29. The One Global Superpower, the United States, Isn’t Doing Very Well
    • Innovation and Competitiveness Ranking
      • 6 th overall
    • Very little improvement in the last decade
    • Some areas are lower
      • 9 th in higher education
      • 17 th in corporate taxes
      • 16 th in trade balance
      • 34 th in foreign direct investment
    • Over the last decade it has made the least progress of all 40 countries measured in the study
    Source: The Atlantic Century, February 2009
  • 30. Many Initiatives Have Been Proposed
    • U.S. Council on Competitiveness
      • National Innovation Initiative (NII)
    • National Governor’s Association
      • Innovate America
    • National Innovation Foundation
    • Multiple publications
    • Several legislative actions
    • Suggested “Secretary of Innovation” position
  • 31. The National Policy Inventory: The U.S. and Beyond
  • 32. US National Innovation Initiatives (1)
    • Industry-university-research partnerships
    • Regional innovation promotion
    • Technology adoption
    • Regional industry clusters
    • Performance accountability
    • Innovation policy within and across agencies
    National Innovation Foundation – Brookings Institute [2008]
    • Government: Framework for measuring innovation
    • Business: Firm and industry-level measures
    • Research: Innovation Outcome Measures
    Innovation Measurement – Report to the US Department of Commerce [2008]
    • National Innovation Advisor
    • National Innovation Council
    • Office of Innovation Assessment
    National Innovation Agenda John Kao [2007]
    • President’s Council on Innovation and Competitiveness
    US Congress Legislation – Competes Act: P.L. 110-69 [2007]
    • The Federal Role
    • The State Role
    • The Governor Role
    • Build STEM Capacity
    • Align Postsecondary Education Compact
    • Implement Innovation-based Economic Policies
    NGA Innovate America [2006-2007]
    • Talent: National Innovation Education Strategy
    • Investment: Frontier and Multidisciplinary Research
    • Infrastructure: National Consensus for Growth
    National Innovation Initiative – Council on Competitiveness [2005]
  • 33. US National Innovation Initiatives (2)
    • Short-term:
    • Baldrige Quality Award -> Innovation Award
    • Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) -> Innovation Extension (IPEP)
    • NSF Engineering Research Centers -> Design Research Centers
    • Federal government support research and teaching related to the services industries and service functions in the manufacturing sector.
    • Number of new measures to enhance disclosure and utilization of intangibles
    • Enact a permanent R&E tax credit, to transform the provision into a knowledge generation and acquisition incentive
    • Longer-term:
    • Analyzing regulatory activities with an innovation impact
    • R&D spending among federal agencies — OSTP and OMB
    • White House role in balancing intellectual property policy
    • National Foundation for Science, Technology, and Creativity
    • Government procurement to push new business models
    Obama Innovation Policy – Athena Alliance [2008]
    • R&D Tax Credit
    • National Innovation Foundation
    • Foreign student Green cards
    • Patent system reform
    • Investment in IT
    • Federal Information Officer
    • National Broadband Strategy
    • Innovation-based foreign trade policy
    Innovation Economics – ITIF [2008]
  • 34. US National Innovation Initiatives (3)
    • Purpose
    • Principles
    • Process
    • Performance
    • Policies
    • Practices
    • Prosperity
    What’s on YOUR mind?!
    • Put in place incentives for firms to innovate within their borders
    • Be open to high-skill immigration
    • Foster a digital economy
    • Support institutions that are critical to innovation
    • Ensure that regulations and other related government policies support, not retard, innovation
    The Atlantic Century: Benchmarking EU & U.S. Innovation & Competitiveness ITIF [2009]
    • Graduated Tax Credits for R&D Investments
    • Innovation Booster Grants
    • Innovation Awards
    • National Business Incubators
    • Innovation Training
    • Intellectual Property Auction
    • Innovation Index Fund
    Cabinet Secretary of Innovation and Plan – BusinessWeek [2-11-09 and 3-9-09]
  • 35. Sustaining Economic Viability… Threats From Nature Man Made Security Threats Requires New Mindsets: Intuition, Imagination, Innovation
  • 36. 15 December 2005 National Innovation Initiative Summit Same day…same location…same agenda? National Economic Summit
  • 37. ITIF - The Atlantic Century HC = Human Capital ITI = Information technology Infrastructure IC = Innovation Capacity EPF = Economic Policy Factor E = Entrepreneurship EP = Economic Performance http://www.itif.org/files/2009-atlantic-century.pdf ■ ■ 2 nd 10 th Productivity EP ■ ■ 1 st 15 th GDP/Working-Age Adult EP ■ ■ 16 th 13 th Foreign Direct Investment EPF ■ ■ 20 th 16 th Trade Balance EPF ■ ■ 2 nd 8 th Ease of Doing Business EPF ■ ■ 22 nd (Last) Effective Corporate Tax Rates EPF ■ ■ 2 nd 10 th Corporate Investment in IT ITI ■ ■ 7 th 22 nd Broadband Telecommunications ITI ■ ■ 2 nd 22 nd E-Government ITI ■ ■ 4 th 12 th New Firms E ■ ■ 5 th 11 th Venture Capital E ■ ■ 2 nd 16 th Share and Quality of World Publications IC ■ ■ 4 th 15 th Government R&D Investment IC ■ ■ 5 th 17 th Corporate R&D Investment IC ■ ■ 4 th 20 th S&T Researchers HC ■ ■ 8 th 15 th Higher Education Attainment HC US vs. Rest-of-World US vs. Europe Rank & Decade Progress Indicator Driver
  • 38. Suggested Hotlinks
    • Athena Alliance: http:// www.athenaalliance.org /
    • Brookings Institute – Blueprint for American Prosperity: http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2008/04_federal_role_atkinson_wial.aspx
    • Council on Competitiveness:
    • - Innovate America: http://www.compete.org/images/uploads/File/PDF%20Files/NII_Innovate_America.pdf
    • - Clusters of Innovation: http://www.compete.org/images/uploads/File/PDF%20Files/CoC_Reg_Found_national_cluster.pdf
    • - Monographs: Collaborate, Transform, Illuminate, Provoke, Define, Cooperate, Thrive, Reflect, Reveal, Advance, Discover, Prioritize, Engage, Compete, Rebound, and Prepare.
    • Innovation Measurement – US Department of Commerce: http://www.innovationmetrics.gov/Innovation%20Measurement%2001-08%20rev%20040908.pdf
    • Innovation Nation by John Kao: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/24/science/24prof.html?_r=1&ref=science
    • Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF):
    • - Atlantic Century: http://www.itif.org/files/2009-atlantic-century.pdf
    • - Innovation Economics: http:// www.innovationeconomics.org /
    • - ITIF 2008 New State Economy Index: http://www.itif.org/files/2008_State_New_Economy_Index_small.pdf
    • Kaufmann Foundation Thoughtbook: http://www.kauffman.org/about-foundation/kauffman-thoughtbook-2009.aspx
    • National Governor’s Association (NGA) Innovate America Task Force:
    • http://www.nga.org/Files/pdf/0707INNOVATIONFINAL.PDF
    • National Research Council and National Academy Press:
    • - Rising above the Gathering Storm: http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309100399
    • - Envisioning a 21 st Century S&E Workforce: http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10647&page=13
    • US Department of Commerce – Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA):
    • - Briefing on Measurement of Innovation and Intangibles:
    • http://www.bea.gov/scb/pdf/2009/01%20January/0109_innovation.pdf
  • 39. Concept-in-Practice: KIZ World Definition #3: Knowledge Innovation Zone (KIZ) A geographic region, product/service/industry segment or community of practice in which knowledge flows from the point of origin to the point of need or opportunity. Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on Focus on
  • 40. Publication available upon request.
  • 41. A Knowledge Innovation ® Zone (KIZ) A world-wide phenomenon
    • Physical Geography –Knowledge Park, Region, Corridor, Internet Village, Innovation Nation…
    • Industry Geography – Companies, Clusters, Collaboratories
    • Cyber Geography – Virtual Space
    ® Knowledge Innovation is a registered trademark of Entovation International Ltd
  • 42. KNOWLEDGE INNOVATION ZONES A Sampler ALMERE, NETHERLANDS BARCELONA, SPAIN DUBAI, UAE PALMERSTON NORTH, NZ CIUDAD DE SABER, PANAMA CALGARY, CANADA SILICONVALLEY, CALIFORNIA MANCHESTER, UK LEUVEN, BELGIUM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA JOBURG, SOUTH AFRICA TIANJIN, CHINA
  • 43. www.inthekzone.com
  • 44. http://english.cas.cn/eng2003/page/KIP.asp Knowledge Innovation - A Chinese cornerstone…
  • 45. Knowledge Innovation ® in the mainstream of India…
    • Indian IT-ITES industry has grown at a CAGR of over 28 per cent since FY 1999-2000; industry’s contribution to the national GDP has risen from 1.9 per cent in FY 1999-2000 to a projected 4.8 per cent in the current fiscal.
    • IT-ITES exports from India grew from USD 13.3 billion in FY 2003-04 to USD 18.2 billion in FY 2004-05 .
    • India’s stock of foreign exchange earnings risen from USD 5.8 billion in FY1990-91 to USD139 billion in January 2006 .
    • Americas and Europe remain the key markets, accounting for over 90 per cent of IT-ITES exports .
    • “ To stay in lead and increase India's share in the global market, the Indian government and IT/BPO industry need to focus on moving up the value chain by cultivating deep and enduring innovation across three dimensions - a) Business model innovation; b) Knowledge innovation; and c) Ecosystem innovation.
    • Shri. Jainder Singh , IT Secretary to the Government of India
  • 46. “ Knowledge and Innovation have already become the major competitive advantages of many companies… Intellectual capital (IC) forms the basis for high quality products and services as well as for organizational innovations.”
    • Strengthen the competitiveness and innovation potential of European organizations by systematically activating their IC.
    • Establish IC Statement as an important and valuable management tool in a Knowledge-driven economy.
    • Integrate and consolidate individual national approaches on ICaS on a European Level.
    “ Backbone of the European Economy”
  • 47. Time to learn and prosper…together World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE)
    • 80 speakers around the globe
    • 58 countries
    • 650 participants
    • 6 themes
    • 26 sponsors
    • no presentations
    • real-time voting
    • detailed aspirations
    • commitments to action
    • focus on impact
    • media highlights
    • published report
    • virtual dialogue
  • 48. Lessons Learned
    • Most initiatives are R&D or Creativity-driven, NOT innovation!
    • Most books, reports and indices focus on one or 2 isolated facets (e.g., performance or policies), NOT the entire system.
    • All studies seem to focus on Benchmarking (past), NOT Bench-learning (future).
    • Most recommendations are made in isolation, with NO real program development or value-extension activities.
    • Attempts at international activity is based upon documentation – usually through 3 rd party sources (e.g., OECD, UN, WEF), and NOT direct interaction with global leadership.
    • The imperative remains one of (outdated) competitive positioning, rather than building Collaborative Advantage.
    • Other parts of the world (e.g., Europe. Middle East and Asia) have embraced mechanisms of IC (Intellectual Capital) or intangible wealth – far more than the US.
    • Worldwide people seem focused on cluster development. This it no longer provides an advantage. The new frontier is found in ‘zones of innovation”…for a company or a country.
    • Regions are bring the world to THEIR doorstep (e.g., Festival of Thinkers, WSIE).
    • America is losing ground in what was previously her strength – an innovation edge.
  • 49. What should the US do?
  • 50. A Knowledge Economy Call…
    • Call it the economic tsunami, the financial crisis of our lifetime, the global meltdown…it’s real.
    • We ARE suspended – between the old financial system that does not work and the new rules which have yet to be innovated.
    • We need to convert the current fiscal and political threats to opportunities.
    • Remember: The ‘transition zone’ is where REAL change, REAL growth occurs.
    • We have the answers to some of the questions (finally) being asked.
    • We need a Bretton Woods for the Knowledge Economy purposed to create a global innovation platform for peace and the ‘World Trade of Ideas’.
    Photo by Morozova Tatiana Who, When and How?!
  • 51. A U.S. Public Policy Framework
    • Congress
    • Think tanks/academia
    • New administration
  • 52. THE KNOWLEDGE ARCHITECTURE
  • 53. P 7 Blueprint for Effective KIZs 5. Policies 3. Innovation Process 6. Practices 2. Principles 7. Prosperity 1 . Purpose 4. Performance Design Phase Development Phase Deployment Phase
  • 54. E100 Performance Experts
  • 55. Future of Innovation: E100 Alert http://www.entovation.com/mailing/E100-Alert-2009-Kaleidoscope.htm
  • 56. Future of Innovation: ISPIM Website http:// www.thefutureofinnovation.org /
  • 57. Next Steps
      • Engage the (inter)national dialogue.
      • Name an independent bipartisan ‘Möbius Dialogue of Knowledge Innovation’ (MDKI) to review existing recommendations on innovation.
      • Launch a KIZ Prototyping Arena as a pilot
      • Perform an analysis of policy initiatives within the US and abroad.
      • Develop a draft policy by the end of this year to (re)positiion the US as leaders in collaborative advantage and establish roadmap to influence policy.
  • 58.
    • We had a Clinger-Cohen Act to advance the state of IT.
    • We had the Bayh-Dole Act to catapult Technology Transfer initiatives.
    • Do we now need a Knowledge Innovation Act – one which features knowledge, innovation and collaboration - to move our country forward?
  • 59. Questions? Photos by Bevin Murphy & Carol Hayes
  • 60. Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge. Innovation and Change Knowledge Leadership and Change   Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge. Innovation and Change: Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge, Innovation and Change Knowledge Innovation and Change Knowledge, Leadership and Change Toward a National Knowledge Innovation Policy Debra M. Amidon ENTOVATION International Ltd. [email_address] www.entovation.com www.inthekzone.com Dr. Ramon C. Barquin BARQUIN International Ltd. [email_address] www.barquin.com Join us...