Clarifying terminology for collaborative innovation and development
Santonen, Teemu (2021)
ISPIM & Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto
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Over the years a great variety of collaborative innovation concepts and methodologies with varying names, conflicting and overlapping definitions have been presented. In this study collaborative innovation related term variations are identified by utilizing cross disciplinary literature review and snowballing sampling approaches. Visual text analysis is conducted by creating semantic network between the identified terms. The dominating terms are identified by evaluating the popularity of the scanned terms based on the number of publications associated with the terms in Web of Science (WoS) and Google Scholar (GS). As a result, a total of 97 different terms formed on the basis of 67 different words were identified. The top 20 most popular terms based on WoS and GS title search results are presented. The semantic connections between the terms are visualized including nodes sizes based on degree centrality and terms popularity as well as grouping based on Louvain method.