Open innovation & crowdsourcing resources

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Open innovation & crowdsourcing resources. Open Innovation, crowdsourcing, co-creation… overlapping terminologies to describe a trend towards more open business models and a closer collaboration with customers. Product ideas crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing vs. Traditional Granting: Which Method Most Benefits Social Entrepreneurs

InnovationManagement

In the past, nonprofits and other organizations would fund social enterprises by asking for a written proposal—but combining mentorship and crowdsourcing creates new opportunities and community solutions. Collaborative Innovation Crowdsourcing grant writing nonprofit

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Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing Climate Change Solutions. Crowdsourcing Disaster Response Ideas. Last year, the Coast Guard used its IdeaScale community to share, develop, and collaborate on solutions born out of the responses to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Crowdsourcing Relief. The post Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice Partner Spotlight climate change crowdsourcing emergency response hurricane florence united way

2021 Crowdsourced Innovation Report

IdeaScale

The COVID-19 pandemic forced entire industries to rapidly change economic models, organizations to scale up different forms of infrastructure and build out both internal and external online engagement, and teams to find new ways of collaborating when they needed to stay out of the meeting room.

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The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

How NASA is Crowdsourcing the Search for Life on Mars

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is part of NASA’s innovation strategy, drawing on private and public organizations. NASA has launched a crowdsourcing initiative to help process the spectrometry data coming from rovers to find potential evidence of life on Mars. Why Crowdsourcing Ideas Makes Sense.

Five Questions to Answer Before Crowdsourcing

InnovationManagement

As the director of the IdeaScale Crowd community, I recently had the opportunity to share some insights and best practices for innovators who are new to crowdsourcing, and may not have conducted their first campaign yet.

The Four Forms of Crowdsourcing

InnovationManagement

There are four ways to crowdsource answers to your innovation challenges: garden variety crowdsourcing, distant expert sourcing, expert targeting, and force multiplying. The post The Four Forms of Crowdsourcing appeared first on Innovation Management.

What Are Some Examples of Crowdsourcing Innovation?

IdeaScale

There’s no better demonstration of the power of crowdsourcing than proof of it in action. Here are four examples of crowdsourcing in action improving everything from financial services to government communications. Collaboration is fun, and that’s part of its strength.

How to Ensure Crowdsourcing Works for Product Innovation

InnovationManagement

Many enterprise organizations use crowdsourcing to find ideas in their blind spots - but how do you launch your first crowdsourcing challenge, and what sorts of questions do you ask?

The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation

InnovationManagement

IdeaScale has recently acquired Betterific, a crowdsourcing platform that engages a community of 18,000+ creative problem solvers, design thinkers, and ideators to help you come up with your next big idea. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Ideation

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed. Certainly, I think over time we will learn what works for us and what becomes leading practice, so we can become a lot clearer on crowdsourcing position and value to us, within our context, terms and circumstances. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes?

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed. Certainly, I think over time we will learn what works for us and what becomes leading practice, so we can become a lot clearer on crowdsourcing position and value to us, within our context, terms and circumstances. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes?

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling? NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. NASA crowdsourced for ideas about what would be good incentives for workers.

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

InnovationManagement

The post 7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation continuous learning Crowdsourcing incentive recognition

What Can We Learn About Crowdsourcing in a Pandemic from NASA?

InnovationManagement

The post What Can We Learn About Crowdsourcing in a Pandemic from NASA? Collaborative Innovation Idea Management case study communication strategy Crowdsourcing NASAWhen COVID-19 shut down the United States in 2020, everyone wanted to be a part of the solution.

How to Conquer Distance with Collaboration

IdeaScale

As a result of their Frontline 2020 initiative, the WAP feels more connected and collaborative than ever. The kilometers between are hardly noticeable with the centralized digital meeting spot to recommend better ways of working, solutions to problems, and collaborate with fellows—regardless of physical location. Case Study IdeaScale collaboration crowdsourcing crowdsourcing innovation employee engagement engagement government innovation Innovation

Crowdsourcing and APIs: Everything You Need to Know

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is the act of harnessing the power and work force of a crowd to accomplish a task. Lately, companies creating documentation for APIs have turned to crowdsourcing. Becky Todd, a content manager at Atlassian (a collaboration software company), gave a talk at 2017’s Write the Docs Prauge. She describes falling into crowdsourcing management with no proper training. Crowdsourcing doesn’t happen on its own. Crowdsourcing can be a powerful tool.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Crowdsourcing does have both the potential to point towards disrupting possibilities, extends the concept of open innovation into a wider source of participation from a diverse community not possible to reach by other means as effectively. I wanted to step back a little and take a more measured look at crowdsourcing over three posts.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Crowdsourcing does have both the potential to point towards disrupting possibilities, extends the concept of open innovation into a wider source of participation from a diverse community not possible to reach by other means as effectively. I wanted to step back a little and take a more measured look at crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview

You might have heard that crowdsourcing innovation is really hard to manage. Here are 4 crowdsourcing myths you’ve probably heard — and why you shouldn’t let them stop you from giving it a try. Crowdsourcing Ideas Leads to Mob Mentality. But, according to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report , organizations experience a 240% rise in performance-related business outcomes when both customers and employees are actively contributing to collaborative innovation.

Identifying the Value of Crowdsourcing: A Talk with Dr. Zoe Szajnfarber

IdeaScale

One method for practicing open innovation is through crowdsourcing, the process of sharing ideas across industries to solve a common problem. Though the collaborators came from very different industries, the same idea could be applied to multiple uses due to similarities in the approach.

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success

Planview

Recently, Spigit CTO James Gardner shared some of his expert tips on using crowdsourcing software to build your innovation pipeline. Using a crowdsourcing platform will often remove the majority of the legwork.”. Crowdsourcing Innovation = Diverse Ideas and Predictable Outcomes. But, argues Gardner, collaborative innovation can actually help you plan for the future of your business. “By

Expert Interview Series: Jennifer Riggins of Happy Melly On Growing Your Brand Using Collaboration And Innovation

IdeaScale

Happy workers aren’t just more productive, but they are more loyal to team and business, more innovative in an environment that lets them feel safe to experiment and risk failure, and they are more collaborative. How can creative collaboration help “value, attention, and credibility” to the parts of a partnership? What have been some particularly successful collaborations you’ve seen or taken part in? For sure crowdsourcing ideas is valuable.

Webinar to Highlight Best Practices from NASA’s Internal Crowdsourcing Journey

IdeaScale

Internal crowdsourcing can change how you do business.?. Internal crowdsourcing corrals problems, ideas, and solutions at your place of work or in your industry in one central location. Why Implement Internal Crowdsourcing? Internal crowdsourcing fosters the exchange of ideas among employees. This type of collaboration provides innovative solutions quickly, and it allows for new answers to old problems. A Role Model for Internal Crowdsourcing.

How Crowdsourcing is Shaping the Future of Digital Interaction

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is quickly evolving and gaining notoriety in the business world. According to a study performed by the company Eyeka in 2014, in the past 10 years, 85% of the top global brands have used crowdsourcing efforts within their company. Interacting digitally through crowdsourcing is the quickest way this can be done. A growing service among a variety of industries, crowdsourcing is the next step for your company when it comes to extra support.

Crowdsourcing Innovation Valuation: an off-label use of innovation management technologies

Imaginatik

Here is where crowdsourcing comes in. Given the multitude of possible failure points and dependencies, therein lies the need for a new approach: crowdsourcing. Because crowdsourcing accommodates a very large amount of success/failure scenarios to estimate when the innovation program reaches commercial viability. Interested in amplifying your innovation efforts through corporate-startup collaboration? crowdsourcing innovation innovation valuation off-label uses

Spigit Customer Spotlight: Crowdsourcing Safety with PUSD’s InnovationU

Planview

Crowdsourcing innovation is one of today’s most powerful tools for effecting real, lasting change. It was exactly this benefit that led the Poway Unified School District of California to develop their InnovationU program, backed by Spigit , to crowdsource ideas for improving the safety and security of all students and staff district-wide. Crowdsourcing Safety Solutions from Unexpected Sources.

Build Your Career by Sharing a Crowdsourced Idea

IdeaScale

Moderators say it’s a powerful tool for employee engagement and collaboration. He says surprising things happen when you pull together a multidisciplinary group to crowdsource ideas. “It’s Stearns’ story is a great example of this sort of crowdsourced product development. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine. The post Build Your Career by Sharing a Crowdsourced Idea appeared first on IdeaScale.

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In this post, I want to focus on another type of innovation initiative: Collaborative Innovation. A good way to think about Collaborative Innovation is that it integrates social and crowdsourcing principles: A definition I use for this approach: Collaborative Innovation is defined as activities organizations use to improve their rates of innovation and problem solving by more effectively leveraging the diverse ideas and insights of employees, customers and partners.

Thinking Outside The Box with Crowdsourcing

Innovation Excellence

At our Industry and Research conference, I was asked by Sihem Jouini to define the 'unfair advantage' of Imagine with Orange, a platform dedicated to crowdsourcing innovative ideas. collaboration Consumer Innovation Cocreation Creativity CrowdInnovation Crowdsourcing HEC Imagine with Orange Sihem Jouini

Crowdsourcing Ideas for Community Improvement: The “What Works” Challenge

Planview

By crowdsourcing ideas from around the world, FRI hopes to answer a crucial question: How can we create opportunities for living-wage jobs for hard-to-employ residents of high-risk urban communities? Crowdsourcing Ideas with Spigit. Spigit crowdsourcing software allows the team at FRI to reach out to myriad organizations for ideas on how to best help the residents of Frazier recover and thrive.

Crowdsourcing at Work: Open Innovation with Unilever’s Foundry IDEAS™

Planview

Crowdsourcing solutions gives us the best chance of driving real, lasting change — in fact, 85% of the 2014 Best Global Brands have used crowdsourcing in the last ten years. One of those brands is Unilever , one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products that launched its crowdsourced innovation program , Unilever Foundry, last year, to make sustainable living commonplace by collaborating with innovators.

Capgemini’s Top 3 Takeaways for Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview

This week, Corey Glickman, the Global Lead of Rapid Design & Visualization at Capgemini, joined the Spigit team to discuss how and why Capgemini is crowdsourcing innovation to power their $14B business. If you think that it’s challenging to create business impact from crowdsourcing, or are just too wary to give it a try, you’ll want to catch a recap of this webinar (full recording below). Crowdsourcing Innovation Creates an Engaged Community.

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

Because it invests customers in product development, it can also be useful from a marketing perspective or if you want to use crowdsourcing, but don’t want to deal with the downsides of the entire internet having a vote on your product. The post From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale. Connect with your most important customers. Listening to your customer is part of any business, now even more so than ever.

5 Things You Need to Know About Collaborative Innovation Software

Planbox

Collaborative innovation software brings purpose, focus, and structure to collaboration to help you turn ideas into commercial value. Understanding the importance of collaboration really is a no-brainer: people and business units alike need to share information and work together.

It’s a BatMobile! It’s a Pod Racer! It’s…the Polaris Slingshot (A Tale of Crowdsourcing Success)

Planview

But only Spigit customer Polaris has crowdsourcing to thank for the unique design of the Slingshot, their recently-released three-wheel motorcycle that’s been compared to every superhero transport in the books. Crowdsourcing a Best-Seller at Polaris. How crowdsourcing innovation helped Polaris beat competitor Harley Davidson to the market with their new electric motorcycle. What do Bruce Wayne, George Lucas, and the team at Polaris industries have in common?

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

eZassi

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation? Crowdsourcing and co-creation is an essential arm of conducting smart business. How to channel your internal and external crowd for innovation, ideation and collaboration. What is the Goal of Crowdsourcing Innovation? Crowdsourcing for innovation also creates a space for unique collaborations and meetings of the mind that might not occur otherwise. What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

Talk-n-Tweet | Collaborative Innovation at Scale

Hutch Carpenter

Previously, I’ve described Why Crowdsourcing Works. Crowdsourcing is a case where you get many people who don’t one another collaborating toward a defined outcome. To reiterate the principle points about the value of crowdsourcing: Diverse inputs drive superior solutions. What techniques help drive participation in crowdsourced innovation programs? mba collaboration crowdsourcing e2.0

Collaborative Innovation and the Digital Vortex

Planview

” The practice of collaborative innovation—leveraging the wisdom of the crowds in the Digital Age to solve our toughest business challenges—can serve as a way forward for organizations in a time of accelerating change. Two Spigit clients, around the time the “Digital Vortex” report came out, published how they proactively navigate digital disruption through their own takes on the practice of collaborative innovation: Unilever and Amway. Collaborative Innovation at Work.

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). 100%Open collaboration creative economy crowdsourcing idea platforms innovation innovation strategy knowledge transfer networks open innovation research crowd Crowdsourcing facilitation online communities platformIf you’ve decided to set up an online community, one of your initial questions will be “which platform do I use?”. Over the last 6 years there’s been a mushrooming of viable platforms.

The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask

Planview

Crowdsourcing innovation works best when the crowd knows exactly what issue they’re trying to address. Asked and Answered: Crucial Crowdsourcing Questions. The post The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask appeared first on Spigit. Innovation business collaboration business innovation collaborative innovation company crowdsourcing crowd innovation crowdsourcing software enterprise innovation innovation management innovation program language of crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing: An Innovation Tool to Overcome the Limits of Remote Work

Qmarkets

” As a former Googler, Mayer knew that innovation requires collaboration, and both thrive on serendipity. They are believed to play a central role in the development of new collaborative partnerships that are crucial for sustained corporate innovation process. crowdsourcing ?as