Frank T. Piller

RWTH Aachen University

INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

TEMPLERGRABEN 64

AACHEN, D-52056

Germany

http://time.rwth-aachen.de/piller/

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“  I am currently studying decision making in the age of AI/ML, Industry 4.0, and industrial data ecosystems -- and how to turn this into sustainable business model innovation.  ”

Scholarly Papers (21)

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From Social Media to Social Product Development: The Impact of Social Media on Co-Creation of Innovation

Die Unternehmung, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Dec 2011
Frank T. Piller, Alexander Vossen and Christoph Ihl
RWTH Aachen University, BI Norwegian Business School and RWTH Aachen University, Technology and Innovation Management Group
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Open innovation, co-creation, social media, social product development

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A Typology of Customer Co-Creation in the Innovation Process

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
Frank T. Piller, Christoph Ihl and Alexander Vossen
RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University, Technology and Innovation Management Group and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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open innovation, customer co-creation, fuzzy front end, innovation management, need information, user innovation

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Mass Customization at Adidas: Three Strategic Capabilities to Implement Mass Customization

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Frank T. Piller, Evalotte Lindgens and Frank Steiner
RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University - School of Business and Economics
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mass customization, customisation, personalization, Adidas, sports, sporting goods, case study, qualitative research

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Open Innovation with Customers: Crowdsourcing and Co-Creation at Threadless

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University
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Open Innovation, Threadless, Crowdsourcing, Oo-creation, Mass Customization, Innovation

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The Open Innovation Research Landscape: Established Perspectives and Emerging Themes across Different Levels of Analysis

Industry and Innovation, 2017, Volume 24, Issue 1, Pages 8-40, DOI: 10.1080/13662716.2016.1240068
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), ETH Zürich, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, ESADE Business School, Purdue University - Research Center for Open Digital Innovation (RCODI), ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Surrey, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI, ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC), Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, JKU Linz | Institute for Public and Nonprofit Management, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, RWTH Aachen University, Aarhus University, Politecnico di Milano, Babson College - Management Division and Imperial College Business School
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Open Innovation, Review, Research, Theory, Contingencies, Knowledge, Collaboration

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mass customization, mass customisation, personalization, robust processes, configuration, personalization, review paper

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Organizing for Open Innovation: Aligning Internal Structure with External Knowledge Search

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Oct 2012
Christoph Ihl, Frank T. Piller and Philipp Wagner
RWTH Aachen University, Technology and Innovation Management Group, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University
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open Innovation, innovative search, external knowledge, R&D intensity, organizational structure

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Implementing Open Innovation Beyond the Pilot Stage: Barriers and Organizational Interventions

RWTH-TIM Working Paper, October 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University
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Crowdsourcing, Tournament-based Crowdsourcing, Broadcast Search, Open Innovation, Promotor, Barriers to Innovation, Implementation, Adoption of Innovation

The Paradox of Tie Strength in Customer Relationships for Innovation: A Longitudinal Case Study in the Sports Industry

R&D Management, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 470–484, November 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Tobias Fredberg and Frank T. Piller
Chalmers University of Technology and RWTH Aachen University
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innovation, weak ties, customer relationships, disruptive innovation, customer centricity, idea competition, idea contest

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Leading Edge Users and Latent Consumer Needs in Electromobility: Findings from a Nethnographic Study of User Innovation in High-Tech Online Communities

RWTH-TIM Working Paper, February 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Patrick Pollok, Dirk Lüttgens and Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University
Downloads 276 (120,950)
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User Innovation, Innovation Communities, Netnography, Green Innovation, Empathic Design, Electric Mobility

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Introduction: Mass Customization Thinking: Moving from Pilot Stage to an Established Business Strategy

HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH IN MASS CUSTOMIZATION AND PERSONALIZATION
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Frank T. Piller and Mitchell M. Tseng
RWTH Aachen University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Mass Customization, Personalization, Engineer-to-Order, Open Innovation, User Co-Creation; Modularity, Platform Design, Customer Centricity

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Cost of Collaboration in Open Innovation: The Mediating Role of Search Strategy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Kathleen Diener, Dirk Luettgens and Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University - Technology and Innovation Management Group, RWTH Aachen University - Technology and Innovation Management Group and RWTH Aachen University
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Open Innovation, Intermediaries, Coordination, Cost

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Ten Propositions on the Future of Digital Business Models for Industry 4.0 in the Post-Corona Economy

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University
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Industry 4.0, industrie 4.0, business model, digital platform, smart manufacturing, smart factory, COVID-19, Corona crisis

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All for the Money? The Ambiguity of Monetary Rewards in Firm-Initiated Ideation with Users

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2012
Christoph Ihl, Alexander Vossen and Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University, Technology and Innovation Management Group, BI Norwegian Business School and RWTH Aachen University
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user innovation, idea contests, incentives, motivation

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Materializing Commons Based Peer Production Beyond Open Source Software – Explorative Insights from a Comparative Case Study

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Oct 2013
Dennis Hilgers, Gordon Müller-Seitz and Frank T. Piller
JKU Linz | Institute for Public and Nonprofit Management, Free University of Berlin and RWTH Aachen University
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Open source software, commons-based peer production, open data, open hardware, open innovation, qualitative research, case studies

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Business Model Innovation for Industrie 4.0: Why the 'Industrial Internet' Mandates a New Perspective on Innovation

Die Unternehmung, Vol 2/2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2020
Christian Burmeister, Dirk Luettgens and Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University - Technology and Innovation Management Group, RWTH Aachen University - Technology and Innovation Management Group and RWTH Aachen University
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Business Model innovation, Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Production Systems, qualitative research

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Taking Stock of Customization Research: A Computational Review and Interdisciplinary Research Agenda

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jul 2020
Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences, RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University
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Customization, Mass Customization, Text Mining, Research Agenda,Topic Modeling, Computational Review

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Citizen Participation in Public Administration: Investigating Open Government for Social Innovation

R&D Management, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 343-355, 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Johannes Kepler University, RWTH Aachen University, University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) and JKU Linz | Institute for Public and Nonprofit Management
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Towards a Classification of Brand Names in Mass Customization

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization in Central Europe (MCP-CE 2012), September 19-21, Novi Sad, Serbia
Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences - Faculty of Design and Product Management, Fachhochschule Salzburg (FHS) University of Applied Sciences, RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen University

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Mass Customization, Branding, Brand Names, Classification

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A Priorization Algorithm for Configuration Scheduling in a Mass Customization Environment

HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH IN MASS CUSTOMIZATION AND PERSONALIZATION, Frank T. Piller, Mitchell M. Tseng, World Scientific Publishing, December 2009
Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Ashok Kumar and Frank T. Piller
Grand Valley State University and RWTH Aachen University

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Mass Customization, Personalization, Engineer-to-Order, Open Innovation, User Co-Creation, Modularity, Platform Design, Customer Centricity

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The Market for Open Innovation. The 2020 Open Innovation Accelerator Survey

Number of pages: 128
Kathleen Diener and Frank T. Piller
RWTH Aachen University - Technology and Innovation Management Group and RWTH Aachen University
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Open innovation, intermediary, platform, crowdsourcing, collaborative innovation, broker, technology transfer, user innovation, co-creation