Ideation in Times of Crisis

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If you’re thinking about launching a crowdsourcing campaign to respond to some of these challenges brought about by COVID-19, now is a good time. The post Ideation in Times of Crisis appeared first on InnovationManagement.

The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation

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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

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4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

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. Crowdsourcing Compromises Value.

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. But according to Gardner, you should be wary of staunching the flow too soon — especially if backing off on ideation is a result of feeling overwhelmed. Using a crowdsourcing platform will often remove the majority of the legwork.”. Crowdsourcing Innovation = Diverse Ideas and Predictable Outcomes.

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. Crowdsourcing Innovation Creates an Engaged Community.

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

Planview Spigit

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. Be a Part of the Crowdsourcing Solution. The world has a lot of problems.

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 Spigit helped them make the process of ideation to execution 80% faster. How crowdsourcing innovation helped Polaris beat competitor Harley Davidson to the market with their new electric motorcycle.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

ideation software. Based on in-depth customer research we conducted, which you can read more about in our 2017 Business Innovation Report , it’s clear that ideation isn’t a siloed initiative any longer. Ideation is touching many areas of a business. Crowdsourcing

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

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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?

Using the Power of Crowdsourcing to Combat Humanitarian Catastrophes with Innovation

HYPE Innovation

Ideation & CollaborationThat old saying - ‘many hands make light work’ - takes on a particular meaning in the world of innovation. Faced with open-ended challenges which require radical solutions, the more minds we have on the task the more likely it is that the innovation ‘light bulb’ will flash on! Whether we are seeking a radical new idea for a novel challenge or suggestions to help improve an existing situation there’s no doubt that shared creativity is a powerful resource.

Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

The MIT Sloan Management Review article highlighted one component of the overall study, which we take a closer look at in this article: ideation rate. What is ideation rate? Ideation rate is a measure we define as the amount of winning ideas (ideas that get selected by management for implementation) divided by the amount of active participants (e.g. employees) in a given ideation challenge. Why is ideation rate important? However, ideation rate reveals more.

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation

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Not everyone knows that NASA has embedded crowdsourcing into their strategy and capabilities. But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI).

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. Embrace ideation.

Internal Crowdsourcing vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

Recently I had a chance to read a terrific article in the most recent issue of the MIT/Sloan Management review about internal crowdsourcing. An external crowd can be a mixed population of people that are not employed by a company hosting the ideation challenge or community.

Crowdsourcing solutions for social change

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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? How can you crowdsource innovation?

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. However, you may not know that your system can provide an alternative to smaller collaboration sessions.

Why Aren’t You Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

Last year Gartner published an article entitled “ The 5 Most Effective, Least Used Digital Innovation Hacks ” which listed crowdsourcing, differentiated funding, differentiated metrics, startup innovation, and formal innovation management. So why aren’t you crowdsourcing already?

Internal vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

internal crowdsourcing. Co-authored by Lale Kesebi at Spigit customer Li & Fung (watch her awesome presentation at Ignite here to get inspired ), I recommend it to anyone considering doing ideation with an internal crowd. What is an ideation challenge or community?

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.

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6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

In fact, Gartner recently named crowdsourcing as the most effective independent discipline that CIOs can adopt to drive digital transformation. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. In other words, target your ideation challenges on critical improvement areas (e.g.

Spigit Webinar: Embedding Innovation into Company DNA, Featuring Cambia Health

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Enter the Innovation Force, Cambia’s internal innovation program powered by Spigit crowdsourcing software. They will share how the company used crowdsourcing to improve client and patient outcomes and drive a return on value of $171M.

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. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (2/2)

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Continue reading → Customers Innovation Uncategorized collaboration Chesbrough co-creation Crowd Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation Hackathon ideation Open Innovation Participative innovationHow compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation?

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. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Incentives for Participation or Incentives for Success? What Works?

IdeaScale

In a fast-paced corporate environment where there are many expectations and a steady stream of work, how (and more importantly) why, would you carve out time to contribute to your company’s new ideation platform? enhanced collaboration via shared objectives, and 3.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference.

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

Planview Spigit

SDGInsights is one of many idea challenges open to the public the UN has ran since launching their ideation program, Unite Ideas. Collaboration is a core part of the organization’s mandate, but before Spigit and the #SDGInsights program, there was no way to frequently and easily tap the collective intelligence of individuals, teams, and organizations who want to join forces with the UN. Why is the UN leveraging open ideation? Collaborating with the world.

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.

4 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Not everyone is a great ideator. So, be sure that you put your money where your mouth is when it comes to advocating for crowdsourced innovation, and reward those who help turn other people’s good ideas into great outcomes.

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. Cracking the Collaboration Code.

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. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.29.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 2016 and Digital: The Year of Innovation, Collaboration, Disruption.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.13.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to our brand new weekly link roundup, featuring a carefully curated selection of hand-picked links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 10 Commandments of Effective Crowdsourcing.

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

Qmarkets

Its rapid expansion from a small, family-run wholesale goods business in 1928 into a multinational conglomerate with 30,000 employees, can be attributed in part to the creative – and ingenious – ways it has crowdsourced ideas from employees.

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. Cracking the Collaboration Code.

Incentives for Participation or Incentives for Success? What Works?

IdeaScale

In a fast-paced corporate environment where there are many expectations and a steady stream of work, how (and more importantly) why, would you carve out time to contribute to your company’s new ideation platform? enhanced collaboration via shared objectives, and 3.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to the first 2016 weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. A New Blueprint for Collaborative Innovation. Happy New Year, readers!

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Do you love it when the things you care about (like ideation and presents) come together as one? Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Are you feeling that holiday spirit?

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.22.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Read on to find out what we’re learning from Waze about the power of crowdsourcing.

Introducing…CauseTech!

IdeaScale

Dr. Sapra talks about CauseTech in this video about the program: The platform will allow for ongoing ideation, but will also run timed contests curated by UNICEF Innovation teams. Ever wanted to change the world from the comfort of your own home? You may have a chance to do just that.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. The Good, the Bad, and the Future of Creative Collaboration.

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Where to Get New Ideas… How About the Romanian Food Festival?

IdeaScale

But this entire process reminded me of the importance of diversity in ideation. That’s what happens in IdeaScale when I get to collaborate with my colleagues, but it’s also what our customers experience when they do this work at scale and invite in even more voices. –.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Among other domains which are taking their best bite in the digital transformation are tools and applications in the field service sector, predictive maintenance, and crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing works phenomenally with innovation management software in place.