Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions


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

The Four Forms of Crowdsourcing


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. Collaborative Innovation Podcast Strategies Creativity Crowdsourcing innovation drivers safety solutions


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The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation


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. The post The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing IdeationYou have a problem to solve, and we have the crowd.

Example COVID-19 Crowdsourcing Campaigns


We were heartened, also, to see that many of our customers and partners are taking this moment to look to their network for solutions and novel responses by launching COVID-19 crowdsourcing campaigns. What topics should we crowdsource that may help reduce the burden of your current work environment? How might we best collaborate with our peers in the industry given the cancellation of conferences and workshops? We are living in unprecedented times.

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


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.

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

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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.

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success

Planview Spigit

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

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?

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program


The post 7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation continuous learning Crowdsourcing incentive recognitionEvery year, one question tops all the others that our customers might bring to us: how do I increase engagement in my innovation community? We see this question even in the most robust and activated innovation programs.

Spigit Customer Spotlight: Crowdsourcing Safety with PUSD’s InnovationU

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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.

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?

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA


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.

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

Planview Spigit

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.

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

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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 Spigit

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.

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

Planview Spigit

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?

Collaborative Innovation and the Digital Vortex

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” 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.

Crowdsourcing and APIs: Everything You Need to Know


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.

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


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

The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask

Planview Spigit

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

How to Conquer Distance with Collaboration


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

The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019


Collaborative InnovationLooking to the crowd for knowledge isn’t a new concept. The Sydney Opera House was the result of an open call for designs to a global community (to which 233 people submitted ideas) and the now-iconic building was selected from amongst them.

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.

Using Crowdsourced Innovation in the Real World

Planview Spigit

One way to do that is through crowdsourced innovation. The good news is that you can prevent this slump from happening by looking for ideas beyond the boardroom, crowdsourcing employees, partners, and customers for innovative ideas and solutions. In this article, we’re going to look at crowdsourced innovation and how it can enhance your organization. Crowdsourcing Innovation Effectively. This is where crowdsourced innovation can help. Crowdsourcing

This is How Crowdsourcing Innovation Works (6 Steps)

Planview Spigit

Confused by crowdsourcing? In a nutshell of 6 easy steps, this is how crowdsourcing innovation works. Chances are, once suggestions start pouring in, it’ll be hard to stop people from collaborating, commenting, tweaking, and continuing to submit new or modified solutions. To find the best idea, you need to have a lot of ideas, and crowdsourcing gives you that opportunity. Spigit crowdsourcing software does all the hard work for you.

How Enterprises Can Collaborate Effectively with Startups

Planview Spigit

How can we effectively collaborate with startups? Why should enterprises collaborate with startups? But what does effective startup-enterprise collaboration look like? In this article, we’ll look at one company that has cracked the code on effective collaboration with startups and, more importantly, how they did it. Startup collaboration fueled by external ideation. Key observations from Siemens’ collaboration efforts. Crowdsourcing

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


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.

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?


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?

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


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.

How Crowdsourcing is Shaping the Future of Digital Interaction


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.

11/18 WEBINAR: Driving Digital Innovation through Crowdsourcing

Planview Spigit

That’s where crowdsourcing comes in. A Quick Tip About Demonstrating Value in Crowdsourcing. Spigit and 451 Research on Driving Digital Innovation through Crowdsourcing. Attendees will also learn: How next-generation collaborative applications will affect your business, and what you can do to prepare. How to drive digital innovation through crowdsourcing ideas and solutions from the people who know your business best (your employees).

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


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. Realizing the Value of Crowdsourcing. Companies are taking advantage of the opportunities afforded by crowdsourcing innovation to drive results.

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform


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.

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

Build Your Career by Sharing a Crowdsourced Idea


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.

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


” 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

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation


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.

JAMES GARDNER: How to Succeed at Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

Spigit CTO James Gardner, who this week is presenting at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit in NYC , knows a thing or two about how to be successful at crowdsourcing innovation. The way to get the best innovation is by crowdsourcing it.” ” 3 Critical Guidelines for Crowdsourcing Innovation Effectively. Crowdsourcing innovation doesn’t have to be the daunting, out-of-control undertaking that some people are afraid it will be.

Open Innovation vs Crowdsourcing vs Co-creation


You are probably familiar with these buzzwords: crowdsourcing, open innovation and a more recent one, co-creation. It suggests interacting with broader groups of stakeholders and it builds collaborative community engagement around specific challenges and issues: ideas and input flow into organisations from outside and smart, innovative solutions are easily generated. How does crowdsourcing differ? Crowdsourcing occurs when an organisation outsources projects to the public.

Innovating in community: does crowdsourcing yield bad ideas?


When we speak of crowdsourcing , we often highlight the advantages produced by a community with all the talent available around an organization, and by reinforcing connections with its various stakeholders. The use of channels or a corporate community where crowdsourcing can be applied with employees or other collaborators, offers advantages like large-scale collection of ideas at a low cost, at any time and from any place; or co-creation among community members.

Crowdsourcing: Bolstering Your Company’s Survival Kit

Planview Spigit

A company’s very survival relies not on a visionary CEO or group of executives but the collective knowledge of its employees and their ability to collaborate. We’ve seen example after example of companies successfully leveraging crowdsourcing technology to capture innovation at scale. Li & Fung is a 100+ year old company with over 22,000 employees worldwide that has used crowdsourcing masterfully. Building a culture of innovation is a byproduct of crowdsourcing.