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. 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.

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. Jouini is Associate Professor and Director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship major at HEC ExMBA, and a researcher in organizational design for innovation and creativity. collaboration Consumer Innovation Cocreation Creativity CrowdInnovation Crowdsourcing HEC Imagine with Orange Sihem Jouini

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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?

The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019

InnovationManagement

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. Collaborative InnovationLooking to the crowd for knowledge isn’t a new concept.

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

Imaginatik

Here is where crowdsourcing comes in. In the above case, the complexity of the innovation portfolio entailed multiple research disciplines, multiple design disciplines, research institutions, market analysts, data scientists, and futurists. Given the multitude of possible failure points and dependencies, therein lies the need for a new approach: crowdsourcing. Interested in amplifying your innovation efforts through corporate-startup collaboration?

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

Innovation efforts come in a variety of forms: innovation and design labs, jobs-to-be-done analysis, corporate venturing, distributed employee experiments, open innovation, TRIZ, etc. In this post, I want to focus on another type of innovation initiative: Collaborative Innovation. While it seems straightforward, Collaborative Innovation is actually a fairly sophisticated activity. More repeat logins increases opportunities for collaboration.

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. The final design contained the same materials used for the wings worn by Victoria’s Secret runway models. 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.

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.

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?

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

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). Think about your organisation’s capacity to create meaningful challenges, design a great online community space, and to spend time moderating / facilitating the community as it runs – if these seem like a pinch point you may need a fully serviced platform. If you’ve decided to set up an online community, one of your initial questions will be “which platform do I use?”.

Crowdsourcing solutions for social change

hackerearth

As an innovation technique, crowdsourcing or soliciting ideas from people to work collaboratively or individually toward a common goal has been around for a while. What can crowdsourcing be used for? Apart from funding, crowdsourcing can help you garner support from all quarters to build a successful campaign. Some examples of crowdsourcing platforms for social good include openideo , ioby , indiegogo , crowdrise , and startsomegood.

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 best method for drawing on open innovation is to have a platform designed for it that encourages participation while giving you control of the process. Connect with your most important customers.

Innovating in community: does crowdsourcing yield bad ideas?

ideas4allinnovation

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.

3 Advantages to Collaborating on Innovation as a Global Community

InnovationManagement

News business value crowdsourcing DREAMS Challenge global market globalization HIV / AIDS IdeaScale millennial nonprofit problem solving R&D rapid design processes rapid innovation cycle social innovationThe list of problems that need to be solved is growing almost as fast as our solutions are. Some are concerned about the lack of food and water security, others worry about access to education and a whopping 45.2%

Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Their goal is to crowdsource ideas from their stakeholders, both internal and external to DOT, to increase engagement and transparency throughout the agency. Utilizing Qmarkets ’ field-proven best practices, DOT tailored the idea crowdsourcing platform to follow a simple four-step process.

Design the Right Open Innovation Project

Innovation Excellence

However it can mean many things to many people; from running a crowdsourced idea scheme like Lego Ideas or MyStarbucksIdea, through to large co-branded initiatives like Senseo. Continue reading → Business Models Innovation Management Open Innovation R&D collaboration Innovation Management ProcessOpen Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The ability to tackle those larger societal problems within an ecosystem, or combine unique resources to overcome a complex challenge you are incapable of solving alone, do have greater potential in a collaborative adaptive system. Ecosystem co-operations can allow you to align with others, totally outside your existing relationships, so you can enter new markets, explore new concepts and design, that would have been impossible as an individual organization.

Why is collaboration vital for innovation?

hackerearth

It is hard to put it any better—but there is rarely innovation that hasn’t its origins in collaboration. Innovation and collaboration aren’t separate. Collaboration drives innovation and value creation, thereby helping businesses create wealth. Why collaborate. Collaboration is important not just because it's a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. Distinct advantages of collaboration.

Five Questions to Ask When Planning a Crowdsourcing Challenge

Yet2

While it may not be every company’s initial plan of action, it can lead to incredibly successful results and collaborations. The host of the challenge should also understand that most submissions include solutions that may not be fully designed, ready-to-go concepts. Is your goal to bring together various areas of expertise and collaborate? Insight challenge crowdsource scouting yet2Considering a challenge?

Crowdsourcing vs crowdfunding – what’s the difference?

Wazoku

It can be frustrating when crowdsourcing and crowdfunding are used interchangeably, because they are completely different things. So, what is crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing was coined in 2006 by Wired writer Jeff Howe who defined it as taking a task traditionally performed by an employee and outsourcing it to an undefined, sometimes large group of people. The winning design was then used on Starbucks’ reusable plastic cups. The designs with the most votes get produced.

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

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Tying Collaborative Innovation to Internal Business Incubation: An Example

Planview Spigit

Companies that use innovation management tools — such as Spigit — in conjunction with their collaborative innovation practices regularly come up with new and interesting use cases. Collaborative Innovation and Authentic Breakthroughs. One client of mine recently married their practice of collaborative innovation to their newly formed incubator (See Figure 1 ). The post Tying Collaborative Innovation to Internal Business Incubation: An Example appeared first on Spigit.

Crowdsourcing Your Innovation

Daniel Burrus

The open invitation to join a collaborative innovation program that involves training the image recognition of the robotic astronaut by generating 3D models of objects that it would interact with on the EVA spacewalk, including , and of the International Space Station has captured everyone’s imagination. Welcome to the world of crowdsourcing innovation, where even the has asked their electorate for ideas ahead of their 2016 Budget.

Why collaboration is crucial for the future of work

Wazoku

We’re already starting to see the development of crowdsourced antibiotic research and floating agricultural farms. From developing software and designing digital platforms to managing IT projects and analysing business data, having the skills necessary to provide technology-enabled solutions is now a standard requirement. The future of work is collaborative. Collaboration will become a vital part of everyone’s job, if we hope to thrive in the age of disruption.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Many companies are turning to innovation centers — physical hubs where people can gather to design, build, and test products — to complement the crowdsourcing software (like Spigit ) that enables their overall programs. Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. With $1.6 trillion spent globally on R&D in 2014 alone, it’s perhaps the most crucial initiative people can invest in.

Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

Social media and crowdsourcing have introduced a new era of collective brilliance. Organization designs that promote innovation include: HR practices to reinforce innovation such as recruiting, hiring, orientation, training, development, performance evaluations, rewards, and incentives. IT supports online innovation, collaboration, and knowledge management tools. Legal offers intellectual property protection, as well as support for collaboration and partnering.

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Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

Social media and crowdsourcing have introduced a new era of collective brilliance. Organization designs that promote innovation include: HR practices to reinforce innovation such as recruiting, hiring, orientation, training, development, performance evaluations, rewards, and incentives. IT supports online innovation, collaboration, and knowledge management tools. Legal offers intellectual property protection, as well as support for collaboration and partnering.

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Crowdsourcing Continuous Improvement: Kaizen Principles and Practices for Amplifying Excellence

Qmarkets

These involve 'sorting' business practices (removing unnecessary actions or waste), setting the optimal practices in the best order within workflows, inspecting and improving what works ("shining"), and finally standardising and sustaining these optimised procedures Having a crowdsourcing platform in place can help streamline the continuous improvement process , and make implementing Kaizen principles and practices far more efficient.

Collaboration in the Time of the Coronavirus: How to Innovate Effectively During a Crisis

Qmarkets

Whatever disruptive challenges your company is facing, it is important to remember that your crowdsourcing platform can help you find a solution. By having a repeatable method in place to collaborate around ideas and refine solutions for challenges as and when they arise, you can help safeguard your enterprise. However, you may not know that your system can provide an alternative to smaller collaboration sessions.

Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Their goal is to crowdsource ideas from their stakeholders, both internal and external to DOT, to increase engagement and transparency throughout the organization. link] The Iowa DOT Idea Crowdsourcing website for users to suggest new and innovative ideas to improve transportation in Iowa.

Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Their goal is to crowdsource ideas from their stakeholders, both internal and external to DOT, to increase engagement and transparency throughout the organization.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference. As a part of the launch of the initiative, as many different players and internal stakeholders should be engaged, establishing sustainable collaboration from within the government. Embracing collaboration with the private sector in your Smart City initiative can do more than just "lend" digital transformation abilities to the local or municipal government.

4 Tips on Defining Success from Innovation Enterprise Interview with Metlife’s John Geyer

Planview Spigit

As Metlife’s Senior VP of Innovation, Geyer spends quite a lot of his time thinking about intelligent design and collaboration, and just about everything he does is in an effort to drive innovation deeper into the DNA of one of the world’s leading life insurance companies. Over the weekend, we watched an awesome Q&A between Innovation Enterprise and Spigit customer Metlife ’s John Geyer.

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Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the smart cities initiative could be what makes the difference. Internal Engagement As a part of the launch of the initiative, as many different players and internal stakeholders should be engaged, establishing sustainable collaboration from within the government. In addition, Qmarkets' Review Committee, where designated employees can review ideas, is a key element of the innovation workflow.

Are You Working On the World’s To-Do List?

Tim Kastelle

All countries and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership, will implement this plan. The program is designed to support female entrepreneurs – specifically, to support women that are developing ventures designed to address some of the other SDGs. business models design innovation business model innovation crowdsourcing Sustainability Venture capitalThere are a number of major challenges facing the world today.

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Are You Working On the World’s To-Do List?

Tim Kastelle

All countries and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership, will implement this plan. The program is designed to support female entrepreneurs – specifically, to support women that are developing ventures designed to address some of the other SDGs. business models design innovation business model innovation crowdsourcing Sustainability Venture capitalThere are a number of major challenges facing the world today.

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Are You Working On the World’s To-Do List?

Tim Kastelle

All countries and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership, will implement this plan. The program is designed to support female entrepreneurs – specifically, to support women that are developing ventures designed to address some of the other SDGs. business models design innovation business model innovation crowdsourcing Sustainability Venture capitalThere are a number of major challenges facing the world today.

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Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. In fact, a number of organizations are now making the unconventional decision to collaborate with the very same people who are threatening them: their competitors. Read on to discover why forward-thinking companies are collaborating with the competition and to decide whether this is something your company should also be considering. Cracking the Collaboration Code.

LEAD Innovation Selects Qmarkets’ Platform to Help Global Businesses Crowdsource Solutions to COVID-19 Challenges

Qmarkets

Qmarkets’ software has been chosen by LEAD Innovation Management GmbH to support a groundbreaking initiative – designed to leverage the collective wisdom of global businesses against the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. LEAD Innovation Management – an acclaimed Austrian firm specializing in corporate innovation – has transformed their extensive LEAD user network into a digital crowdsourcing platform using Qmarkets’ software.

Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

Avon responded to the product’s popularity by creating a Skin So Soft Bug Guard, a similar product designed as a bug repellent. IdeaScale collaboration crowdsourcing crowdsourcing innovation Innovation innovation management inventions open innovation product innovationsThe product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations.

Designing the Democratic

Boxes and Arrows

The role of the information architect (IA), interaction designer, or user experience (UX) designer is to help create architecture and interactions which will impact the user in constructive, meaningful ways. Sometimes the design choices are strategic and affect a broad interaction environment; other times they may be tactical and detailed, affecting few. But sometimes the design choices we make are not good enough for the users we’re trying to reach.