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?

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. Organisations are gradually moving away from traditional work models; they are becoming a lot bolder and more inclusive in their approaches to innovation. As an innovation and idea management company we have witnessed successful use and implementation of these processes.

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Accompanying European SMEs on their Open Innovation Journeys

Innovation Excellence

Within INSPIRE (standing for Integrated Support of oPen Innovation pRofessionalization initiative), a Coordination and Support Action funded by the European Commission under H2020, we have investigated in depth Open Innovation (0I) practices in SMEs across Europe with a view to distilling lessons about how to improve the supply chain and deploy a dedicated support package.

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. 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.

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

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

InnovationManagement

Every 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. The post 7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation continuous learning Crowdsourcing incentive recognition

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

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?

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?

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?

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. Read these three in-depth industry reports to find out the new rules of the collaborative economy, why the United States is leading the way in turning customer feedback into innovative products, and what challenges are soon to crop up in crowdsourcing. The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy. Companies Leverage Open Innovation Better than China.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. It can hold a key for us to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connect different voices, that builds into a community that can combine and open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. 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. It can hold a key for us to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connect different voices, that builds into a community that can combine and open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. 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?

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?

Why Bother with User Innovation?

InnovationManagement

Users are a hidden ‘front end’ of innovation, highly motivated, prepared to experiment and tolerant of things not working right first time. The post Why Bother with User Innovation?

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.

World Open Innovation Conference 2015: Final Program

Open Innovation

Thu 10:30 AM (Salon D): Modes of Open Innovation; Moderator: Marcel Bogers Mehdi Bagherzadeh and Sabine Brunswicker Mix and Match: Preferred ‘Mix of Open Innovation Modes’ for Solving Innovation Problems Roberto Camerani, Stefano Denicolai, Monica Masucci and Giovanni Valentini The Interplay of Inbound and Outbound Open Innovation and its Impact on Firm Performance Saumya Amarasinghe, Kenneth Husted and Frank Siedlok How Revealing is Revealing?

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. You need a strong cyber scouting tool that challenges and engage your target collaborators as well as filters ideas to assure the best concepts are captured. This system should also provide intellectual property protection for both the organizations and the external collaborators. Innovation Integration.

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.

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.

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). At 100%Open we have a lot of experience in running online communities and have learned a trick or two over the years. 100%Open collaboration creative economy crowdsourcing idea platforms innovation innovation strategy knowledge transfer networks open innovation research crowd Crowdsourcing facilitation online communities platform

Using Innovation to Improve Your McKinsey Organizational Health Index Score

InnovationManagement

The post Using Innovation to Improve Your McKinsey Organizational Health Index Score appeared first on InnovationManagement. 2020 proved just how important our relationships to banks and credit unions are as they worked to rapidly respond to the changing financial needs of their customers.

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.

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.

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. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing customer engagement customer experience Employee Engagement innovation funnel process improvement Product Development workplace experience

Wazoku acquires US open innovation leader InnoCentive and raises additional £1.25M to support global growth

Wazoku

Idea management scaleup creates unique proposition for crowdsourcing, idea management and open innovation on one platform London, United Kingdom. Wazoku is also continuing its expansion with the acquisition of US open innovation firm InnoCentive’s assets, in doing so creating the world’s most comprehensive and powerful innovation platform and community. Wazoku now provides the world’s biggest innovation community and broadest innovation offering.

How Crowdsourcing Can Help Improve Healthcare

IdeaConnection

With patients demanding better customer experiences and pharma companies facing increasing pressure to improve outcomes, the need for the healthcare sector to innovate has never been greater. An article in the current edition of Forbes online highlights four examples of how this can be achieved through crowdsourcing initiatives. Hence more life sciences companies and health systems are embracing open innovation.

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. Ideas matching the innovation appetite of the organization.

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

IdeaScale

Internal crowdsourcing can change how you do business.?. As a leader within your organization, you want to take every opportunity to foment an atmosphere in which an open exchange of ideas can take place, where people can give opinions without fear of retribution or ridicule. Internal crowdsourcing corrals problems, ideas, and solutions at your place of work or in your industry in one central location. Why Implement Internal Crowdsourcing?

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. With an extensive background in building innovation programs from the ground up, Dr. Gardner is adamant that a primary problem existing for business leaders — especially those that are savvy enough to fear becoming disconnected — is the motive behind wanting to engage employees.

Ideation in Times of Crisis

InnovationManagement

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. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation coast guard continuous improvement coronavirus covid-19 Creativity crisis crisis response Crowdsourcing disaster preparedness disaster response Ideation social distancing

Idea Challenges – You Get What You Give

Innovation Excellence

collaboration Competitions Creativity Innovation Crowdsourcing Idea Challenge Open InnovationIn contradiction to what many people think, Idea Challenges are not about getting, they are about giving. Your employees will not automatically start sharing great, useful and relevant ideas to your organisational needs. As an organisation, you must give a lot before you get anything at all. And I do not mean prizes or money.

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?

Landscape Monitor for Startups

InnovationManagement

The post Landscape Monitor for Startups appeared first on Innovation Management. Collaborative Innovation Life Cycle Processes Open Innovation Support for SMEs Training & Education analogs business model Competition competitive advantage Creativity Crowdsourcing customer acquisition economics entrepreneurship landscape canvas landscape monitor market structure product delivery referents regulation research revenue model startup startup canvas substitutes uncertainty

Democracy in Action – Crowdsourcing at the RSA

Wazoku

Today’s a big day for our customer, the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), as they start off a journey towards a more innovative, inclusive and democratic policy-making model. Help shape a more participatory model for policy-making which is open, collaborative and innovative. The first Challenge goes live TODAY, Friday, 17 th February and will remain open until 10 th April.

9 Surefire Ways to Kill Innovation (That You Aren’t Thinking About)

Planview Spigit

But bad business habits can throw a major wrench in innovation before it even has a chance to get off the ground. Here are 10 things you might be doing without thinking that are killing your innovation efforts right now. You want people to contribute great ideas to your innovation program, and that’s exciting. Herd mentality is very real, and presents a major threat to innovation. Crowdsourcing is an incredibly effective way to make good ideas great.

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

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s OECD’s global challenge Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more?—?including Why crowdsource for social change? In light of Be-novative’s official launch happening for organizations and communities of all sizes, we want to share a social innovation story that happened with the Collective Creativity methodology and technology?—?breakthrough

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

In looking for innovations it is sometimes helpful to consider whether your product or service is open or closed. If it is open what would happen if you enclosed it? If it is closed what would happen if you opened it? Then Linus Torvalds opened the door by making all the code in the Linux operating system transparent and available to anyone who wanted to see it or tinker with it. Open source software became a major force for innovation.

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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.)

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.

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 latest challenge, which focuses on how institutions can involve, collaborate with and empower citizens in decisions about the economy, is running now and the results will be used to help the council influence the new elected government following the general election on June 8 th.