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Design the Right Open Innovation Project

Innovation Excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. 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 Process

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

This is more than just a way to better understand who shops with you, though; with the right platform, it can be a source of powerful innovation. What Is Open Innovation? Traditionally, innovation in companies has been “closed.” Open innovation reverses this by laying out the project, the process, and the goal to other companies, or the wider public, and welcoming ongoing commentary and discussion. When Should I Use Open Innovation?

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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. Learn more about how you can tap into this innovative community. The post The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Ideation

The End of Open Innovation?

100%Open

It’s clear that company innovation techniques are changing fast but how do we open innovation specialists react? If open is the’ new normal’ is our mission complete? It has been fascinating to watch how corporate culture and practices have opened up since we started on this open innovation journey 8 years ago. Does this mean we at 100%Open are out of a job if everyone is practicing open innovation already?

An open innovation success story

Be-novative

We have a particular key learning to share along with an open innovation success story. In a nutshell, she studied the world’s most innovative and creative companies and came to a particular discovery. In her TED talk presentation, she discussed the creative activity that stems from the contribution and collaboration of individuals. Perhaps we can even say that human-centricity is needed more than ever in today’s Age of Innovation.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively. Open innovation (OI) uses a mix of approaches, thereby affording higher responsiveness and flexibility while trying to grow beyond its core business. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems. Why does open innovation work?

Open Innovation Just Got Easier

100%Open

This week we’re launching our new free open innovation toolkit. We have designed our toolkit to be used by those new to open innovation and old hands alike. It consists of 30 tools covering the whole open innovation journey from setting a strategy for collaboration to implementing mutually beneficial business models.

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). Crowne Plaza Innovate Community (Crowdicity 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.

33 Routes to Open Innovation

Open Innovation EU

It has been a while since Henry Chesbrough coined the term Open Innovation and formulated it’s definition: “combining internal and external ideas as well as internal and external paths to market to advance the development of new technologies.” In the course of time, the terminology surrounding Open Innovation has evolved alongside developments in management literature and practises. Route 4: Collaborative Innovation. Route 10: Co-design.

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

IdeaScale

Traditional approaches to creating innovation strategies are no longer providing effective solutions. Instead, companies are adopting a way of solving problems known as open innovation. One method for practicing open innovation is through crowdsourcing, the process of sharing ideas across industries to solve a common problem. Defining Open Innovation. Dr. Szajnfarber characterizes innovation as coming in different forms.

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In a recent PwC survey, 61% of CEOs said innovation was a key priority for their company ( pdf ). 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. Growing the culture of innovation.

Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. Shared and easy-to-use innovation practices and tools can enable everyone in a company to work together to develop ideas that deliver compelling customer value. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes . Value propositions, then become the new currency of innovation, rather than only raw ideas.

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Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. Shared and easy-to-use innovation practices and tools can enable everyone in a company to work together to develop ideas that deliver compelling customer value. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes . Value propositions, then become the new currency of innovation, rather than only raw ideas.

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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? More ideas mean a better chance of bringing something truly innovative to the surface. What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation? What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Fernandina Beach, Florida: Disruptive and transformational solutions are at the forefront of innovation. eZassi, a leader in open innovation software, crowdsourcing and idea analytics, announces the launch of a new open innovation challenge, “Delivery Technologies.”. All interested innovators can safely and securely participate online in the Delivery Technologies Challenge by visiting www.ezassi.com/innovation-challenges.

Standardization as an open innovation activity

Open Innovation

An important but understudied form of open innovation is the network form (network as defined by Powell 1990). The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. The slides for my talk (entitled “How standards research can inform open innovation”) are online at SlideShare. Failed OI Network Strategies Often the research in managing innovation networks (platforms etc.)

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

Qmarkets

Corporate Innovation: A Victim of Remote Work? Corporate innovation will not be spared the troubles of adjusting to the “new normal.” ” As a former Googler, Mayer knew that innovation requires collaboration, and both thrive on serendipity. crowdsourcing ?as

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

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. Utilizing Qmarkets ’ field-proven best practices, DOT tailored the idea crowdsourcing platform to follow a simple four-step process.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of invention, innovation and being creative. 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. It allows you to search and build on others specialization that “greater” innovation.

Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations. However, these innovations aren’t that common. The most successful, innovative companies strike a balance between core, adjacent, and transformational initiatives. A 2012 study found that companies that allocated about 70% of their innovation activity to core initiatives, 20% to adjacent ones, and 10% to transformational ones outperformed their peers.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

The use of crowdsourcing : the goal for me, is to engage and move the crowd towards a new direction, by encouraging out individual thinking and discovery, searching for combining these contributions; ones that lead to novel, new answers that move a challenge forward into a solution, one that has improved value over the existing. This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

The use of crowdsourcing : the goal for me, is to engage and move the crowd towards a new direction, by encouraging out individual thinking and discovery, searching for combining these contributions; ones that lead to novel, new answers that move a challenge forward into a solution, one that has improved value over the existing. This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well.

Nine Short Innovation Lessons from Lego

Destination Innovation

Lego is now revered as one of the most innovative and successful companies in the world. They asked customers to help design new products. Lego was an early adopter of a concept which is now all the rage in innovation circles – the minimum viable product. Collaborate to innovate. Innovative use of Video. He transformed the culture into a creative, agile and rapid hothouse of innovation.

That sudden surge within the crowd

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing often taps into these rushes of energy , insights and excitement The goal here is to move the crowd towards a new direction in our collective thinking to solve a problem. Crowdsourcing is going one better. Yet in crowdsourcing you go one better, you are the one performing, you are participating and delivering your ideas, thoughts, solutions. The concern for me is as we have this greater access to technology, crowdsourcing is spawning everywhere.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Of course, proprietary innovation is the lifeblood of large companies. The major shift from 2009 to today is that most large organisations have embraced open innovation as mainstream within their innovation, partnering and investment activities. The business case for open innovation .

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Can an Open Innovation Challenge Methodology Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Qmarkets

It’s time to realize the power an open innovation challenge methodology - specifically one that involves crowdsourcing - can have when it comes to affecting real change. By following a structured, systematic idea management process, corporations use the collective mind of their own people to design new improved technologies, products and services, to continue improve processes, optimize operations and cut costs.

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

Qmarkets

Corporate Innovation: A Victim of Remote Work? Corporate innovation will not be spared the troubles of adjusting to the “new normal.” ” As a former Googler, Mayer knew that innovation requires collaboration, and both thrive on serendipity. crowdsourcing ?as

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One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Perhaps their most effective strategy was the extensive planning and design surrounding the implementation of the innovation initiative. To read more about how Banchile Inversiones enacted their innovation campaigns, and about the five new projects which were implemented, download our recent case study here. Case Study IdeaScale collaboration crowdsourcing employee engagement idea management Innovation innovation management open innovation

Why is collaboration vital for innovation?

hackerearth

A couple of years ago, there was an article in Forbes which said, “innovation is often produced over time with a lot of collective sweat equity by many people.” 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. Crowdsourcing.

Top 10 Posts from the 100%Open Blog.

100%Open

We have published almost 500 blog posts on the 100%Open blog over the last decade. How to Measure Open Innovation Value – The very first 100%Open blog post when we launched 100%Open 8.5 years ago by David making the case that with open innovation, different things matter to different partners so need to be understood and measured separately.

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

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. link] The Iowa DOT Idea Crowdsourcing website for users to suggest new and innovative ideas to improve transportation in Iowa.

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

Qmarkets

Although we are inevitably seeing the cancellation of business gatherings and events, along with increasingly severe “social distancing” restrictions concerning movement and the sharing of public spaces, this doesn’t mean that innovation at your company needs to be stifled. link] Ironically, the same behaviours that fertilize ideas via innovation management can spread an infection that will endanger it. Our Blog Innovation Management Innovation Strategy

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

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. We’re really happy to be using Qmarkets’ tool to help drive innovation at the DOT, both internally and externally.” “The

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference. It’s no secret that most of the tech innovation and digital disruption takes place in the private sector. In order to become “smart” , governments need to “import” talents, ideas and innovations from that world and adapt them to the somber-looking world of clerks and seemingly never-ending cycle of bureaucracy.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. It makes the exchange of ideas and suggestions between leaders and other employees transparent and collaborative. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. Ideation or idea software solutions are one of the most recent in a string of platforms that promise streamlined communication and collaboration capabilities.

How many words in a website?

100%Open

Firstly, the job of making collaboration work on a complex project that is very close to everyone’s hearts. This tested our collaboration skills and the boundaries of being consultative and actually making some decisions! And along the way we launched a new tool – the Open Organisation Test (Are you ready for open innovation?) It’s a testament to Murray’s good design that it doesn’t feel like it.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. It makes the exchange of ideas and suggestions between leaders and other employees transparent and collaborative. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. Ideation or idea software solutions are one of the most recent in a string of platforms that promise streamlined communication and collaboration capabilities.

Uncertain Times.

100%Open

We’re delighted that 100%Open had its best year ever in 2018 and we’re looking forward to exciting new clients, countries and challenges in 2019. The innovation teams within organisations have a role to play here. One of the key characteristics of an innovator is being comfortable with uncertainty. So back in the boardroom, what are the lessons to learn from the innovation team? We wish you a productive and fulfilling 2019.

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How can we have healthier workplaces?

100%Open

We used a crowdsourcing platform for this, called HealthWorks, and it was a fascinating insight into the health of the people who care for our health. The community was run on behalf of NHS England and in collaboration with Uscreates, the health and wellbeing design specialists. I have noticed a reduction in 100%Open’s daily biscuit tonnage after this project, we’re getting a mindfulness expert in and most of us went home on time today.

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The Ford Mobilize New York Grand Final

100%Open

We would like to thank everybody who participated throughout the course of the challenge, which was delivered through a fantastic group effort from Ford, 100%Open and Sam Schwartz Engineering. 100%Open Awards collaboration crowdsourcing design-led innovation entrepreneurs global idea platforms innovation invention mass participation networks open innovation partnership Roland Harwood user-led innovation

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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…. However instead of being cowed by this threat, some companies are fighting back in very interesting and innovative ways. 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. While it may seem counterintuitive, collaborating with your rivals actually makes sense.

Changing the way we move around cities

100%Open

Ford’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields recently announced plans to team up with major global cities to help solve congestion issues and help people move more easily as well as to have fully-autonomous vehicles in 2021 – two bold initiatives that builds on more than 100 years’ of innovation from the automaker. The future of transportation and mobility is as exciting and uncertain as it ever has been over the past 100 years.

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

The evolving trend of smart city innovation is one that governments should be wholeheartedly embracing, but as with many government initiatives, seems to be having a hard time getting off the ground. Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the smart cities initiative could be what makes the difference. While these are an auspicious start to the smart city innovation trend, they are still the outlier, and not indicative of most cities.