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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.

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.” When Should I Use Open Innovation?

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Open Innovation vs Crowdsourcing vs Co-creation

Wazoku

Various principles and concepts are used for managing research and innovation. You are probably familiar with these buzzwords: crowdsourcing, open innovation and a more recent one, co-creation. Through open innovation decision making is becoming a truly democratic process.

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. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes? this source: [link].

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. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes? this source: [link].

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you with a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy. Never before has it been easier (or more important) for leading brands to take advantage of the collaborative economy.

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What Innovation Funnel Should I Use?

InnovationManagement

After a decade working in innovation, I think many of us are sick and tired of seeing a funnel on another slide at an innovation conference. The post What Innovation Funnel Should I Use? appeared first on Innovation Management.

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. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

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. Defining Open Innovation. Realizing the Value of Crowdsourcing.

Essential Steps Toward Open Innovation Success

eZassi

The goal of open innovation is to allow organizations to collaborate with external resources to advance their technologies. Crowdsourcing. This system should also provide intellectual property protection for both the organizations and the external collaborators.

Open Innovation: How the United Nations is Changing the World by Collaborating with It

Planview Spigit

To better understand complex and connected challenges in the developing world, the United Nations (UN) , the international organization tasked with bringing nations together, turned to Spigit to power their open innovation challenge , #SDGInsights. SDGInsights is one of many idea challenges open to the public the UN has ran since launching their ideation program, Unite Ideas. Why is the UN leveraging open ideation? Collaborating with the world.

Spigit Customer Spotlight: Crowdsourcing Safety with PUSD’s InnovationU

Planview Spigit

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. An Open Innovation Community.

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.

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. “We must learn how to encourage our employees to want to engage in innovation.

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?

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well. Crowdsourcing does offer increasing value as a contributor into our innovation management system.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

This is the third post on crowdsourcing that might offer some general background statements. Crowdsourcing can be powerful if harnessed well. Crowdsourcing does offer increasing value as a contributor into our innovation management system.

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 24: Open Data.

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. Crowdsourcing is straddling so much today.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku

Wazoku

To give people a forum in which they can express their thoughts, RSA is using an ‘ideas platform’ by Wazoku , the crowdsourcing company, which can be easily accessed online. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku.

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. Not only did they have a system in place for gathering and evaluating ideas, they also created a comprehensive strategy to stimulate internal engagement.

Introducing…CauseTech!

IdeaScale

A new global innovation ecosystem will soon make its debut. You can also see examples of innovations that are already working to improve these situations, including a self-powered streetlight and a water generator that produces drinking water from air.

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. It allows you to search and build on others specialization that “greater” innovation. Measuring innovation in ecosystems has real differences.

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.

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. Crowdsourcing.

CTO James Gardner: “Innovation is an Optional Activity”

Planview Spigit

Spigit’s Chief Technology Officer, James Gardner, is no stranger to innovation. How to Succeed at Crowdsourcing Innovation. “Like innovation itself, the crowd can be complex. ” Innovation is Everyone’s Job.

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. Internal Engagement. External Engagement.

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.

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. Idea Software Solutions Make Employee Engagement Easy.

Qmarkets Fall Product Release 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy

Qmarkets

Discover how these new features and developments – both big and small – can have a dramatic impact on helping your organization deliver repeatable, value-driving innovations. Engaging Smart Recommendations. This is why engagement is such a crucial aspect of any innovation project.

Qmarkets Product Release Fall 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy…

Qmarkets

Discover how these new features and developments – both big and small – can have a dramatic impact on helping your organization deliver repeatable, value-driving innovations. Engaging Smart Recommendations. This is why engagement is such a crucial aspect of any innovation project.

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. Idea Software Solutions Make Employee Engagement Easy.

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. While it may seem counterintuitive, collaborating with your rivals actually makes sense.

COVID-19: Solving challenges and leading through change

Wazoku

The importance of crowdsourcing is becoming more acute. For example, Wazoku and InnoCentive use the value of open innovation in conjunction with idea management software to help connect and engage workers focused on solving challenges and managing change. In the face of a rapidly moving infectio us disease, the value of crowdsourcing and idea management has never been clearer or more important. Innovation doesn’t stop , nor does the need to innovate.

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.

Qmarkets Fall Product Release 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy

Qmarkets

Discover how these new features and developments – both big and small – can have a dramatic impact on helping your organization deliver repeatable, value-driving innovations. Engaging Smart Recommendations. We want your users to spend more time engaging with the system in ways that make a bigger impact. These engaging project management features should make it easier than ever to ‘put the wheels in motion’ and make sure your valuable ideas don’t go to waste.

Qmarkets Product Release Fall 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy…

Qmarkets

Discover how these new features and developments – both big and small – can have a dramatic impact on helping your organization deliver repeatable, value-driving innovations. Engaging Smart Recommendations. When you have an innovation management system that generates hundreds or even thousands of ideas, one of the most critical functions of the tool is its ability to automatically and efficiently ‘filter the gold from the gravel’.

Game Changers: How Citizen Science and Gamification Are Transforming the Business World

Qmarkets

Today, this audacity is reflected in the rising influence of citizen driven innovation and science – that is, the collaboration of volunteer non-scientists with professional scientists in collecting data and analyzing it to resolve real-world issues. Inform your innovation strategy.

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. Idea Software Solutions Make Employee Engagement Easy.

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Often times, the most successful and innovative companies stem from the humblest of origins. The Innovation Hotline – From ‘Green Telephone’ to IDnet. Colruyt’s transport fleet during the 1970s – the company’s ‘Green Telephone’ innovation era.

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. While it may seem counterintuitive, collaborating with your rivals actually makes sense.