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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?

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.

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. The first step is connecting with external resources to gather and evaluate ideas. Innovation Integration.

One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Further, employees have knowledge of the structure and resources of the organization from the inside, so they are better equipped to recommend practical changes. Here’s one weird thing about customer satisfaction: it may be that your employees have the key to improving it.

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.

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.

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. So this will be year three for many organisations being unable to plan properly, allocate resources, invest and make long term strategic decisions. The innovation teams within organisations have a role to play here. One of the key characteristics of an innovator is being comfortable with uncertainty.

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

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.

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. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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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. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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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. We were also trying to discover ways in which managers can support a healthier workplace with the right leadership and resources. The community was run on behalf of NHS England and in collaboration with Uscreates, the health and wellbeing design specialists.

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The 8 great talks from 8 years of Union

100%Open

Cesar told us about an amazing idea to use a novel and open source boat design to clean up oil spills. Date: Sept 2014 – Theme: Currency of Collaboration – Host: National Theatre. Date: Sept 2015 – Theme: Location Innovation – Host: Ordnance Survey.

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

Negotiation.

100%Open

At 100%Open we’ve become adept at negotiating between the ‘suits’ and the ‘sneakers’ We call this sort of thinking Business Empathy. When large and small companies team up to innovate it’s potentially beneficial to both, but not necessarily a level playing field when it comes to negotiation. Large organisations can sometimes overpower start-ups becuase of their better legal resource and negotiation expertise. Use Business Empathy.

Guide to posting an innovation challenge

Idea Drop

Crowdsourcing ideas is a cost effective way of solving these problems and gathering invaluable insights. To get the most out of your crowdsourcing initiative and to ensure structured, appropriate responses, it is advisable to post an innovation challenge.

Wazoku Featured In The Open Assembly Quarterly

Wazoku

Wazoku was featured in Open Assembly ‘s quarterly report, The State of Crowdsourcing. Get the report to learn: What is crowdsourcing and why use it in your organisation? How to begin or improve your crowdsourcing programme.

Why Open Organisations will Win

100%Open

Openness. People respond well to openness. We warm to others who are open-hearted and open-minded. Many people would say that their experience of organisations is anything but open. Driven by social media and the development of the web, old secretive and closed cultures are giving way to more open engagement and collaborative innovation. Becoming an open organisation often starts from the inside. Open Organisation Test.

What Are Innovation Solutions?

eZassi

Innovation Solutions. What Are Innovation Solutions? While we tend to think of innovation in terms of new technology, solutions can also come in the form of new types of services that offer improvements on old ways of doing things, meet previously unidentified needs or fill gaps in the market. More often, innovation solutions use technology to support and dispatch new services so that the best solutions tend to be a combination of technology and services.

Coming Clean: How cleantech clusters benefit from idea management

Ideanote

Enter innovation hubs, incubators, and clusters. The people, companies, corporate sponsors, universities, resources, and assets. Overall, it fosters collaboration amongst the hub stakeholders. Clusters or hubs can easily manage contests or open innovation.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. Digital innovation is driving increasing interconnection, giving unprecedented access to capabilities, resources and talent on a global scale.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. Secondly, if open innovation has gone way beyond a one to many relationships into a many to many then does the reliance on single entity software provision makes sense?

Top Themes from Open Nation DC

IdeaScale

IdeaScale Gov hosted its first-ever Open Nation DC April 12 at the WeWork White House location. For us at IdeaScale, Open Nation is always our favorite week of the year. We’ve been hosting a company-wide Open Nation event in Berkeley for three years now.

Innovators – are you thinking about Ecosystems?

Paul Hobcraft

It opens up a host of possibilities, that can add significantly towards a new service design, new capabilities and solving more complex problems. In opening up to managing within ecosystems you begin to see your ability to contribute and tackle societal problems within a collaborative system.

3 Innovative Projects with Ideanote to Get '19 Started

Ideanote

What better way to start this new year than to put actions behind words on that innovative organization culture of yours? As an all-in-one innovation platform, Ideanote can be successfully used in a manner of different ways. Happy innovating! Presenting: innovation management.

The innovating power of ecosystems and platforms

Paul Hobcraft

Our whole understanding of innovation is changing; there are numerous shifts occurring. We need to find a new way of doing things differently around innovation and its management. Moving towards an even greater openness. So is ecosystem thinking part of your innovation make up?

The Pressing Need to Link Risk into an Innovation Strategy- part one

Paul Hobcraft

I want to bring together some thoughts on risk and innovation. This is the opening part and sets the scene. Risk assessment within our innovation activities need a different, far more distinct framing that reflects the nature of the unknowns we are working with, in my opinion.

Award-Winning Innovation in Scandinavia, Powered by Wazoku

Wazoku

Last week saw the completion of two major innovation initiatives in Copenhagen: The Upcycle Challenge and Copenhagen Fintech Week. Both programmes embraced open innovation – powered by Wazoku’s Idea Spotlight. To launch an open innovation Challenge for CARE International.

Health for the People, by the People

100%Open

It’s great to see an open innovation response to this problem; USAID’s $30m Grand Challenge for Development, ‘Combating Zika and Future Threats’. There is an increasing number of such challenges for public health innovation and it’s interesting to speculate why. So why are these processes opening up now? Open innovation offers the prospect of finding short-cuts. Lateral solutions: A crowdsourced solution to a health problem can be more unexpected.

Wazoku Secures New Funding from Barclays

Wazoku

Crowdsourcing specialist Wazoku secures new funding from Barclays to support further development. Wazoku a UK crowdsourcing company and leading provider of collaborative innovation software, has received new venture debt finance from Barclays of £680,000.

5 Innovation Best Practices for Launching Your Idea Management System – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

Innovation Exploration – Unlocking Potential in Uncharted Territory. The great American oceanographer Edith Widder once said: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, and Innovation drives economic growth… So let’s all go exploring.” ?? Got innovation trepidation?

What Is Innovation Management? – Your Top 7 Innovation FAQs Answered

Qmarkets

Enterprise businesses are constantly on the lookout for their next ‘eureka’ moment – an innovative solution to a strategic business problem. But what is innovation management, exactly? What is innovation management? What is innovation management software and how does it work?

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business

Qmarkets

Considering these sobering statistics, it’s little wonder that even the world’s largest companies are increasingly pursuing bold innovation strategies to withstand disruption, rather than resting on their laurels. So how are heavyweights like Amazon, Ford, and Samsung tackling innovation?

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business (ALL ELEMENTS)

Qmarkets

Considering these sobering statistics, it’s little wonder that even the world’s largest companies are increasingly pursuing bold innovation strategies to withstand disruption, rather than resting on their laurels. So how are heavyweights like Amazon, Ford, and Samsung tackling innovation?

Building upon the four essential pillars for innovation

Paul Hobcraft

It is always welcome to read a thoughtful article that reminds me, no, it actually inspires me, by reinforcing my own belief that innovation is progressing, even if this is sometimes frustratingly slow. So the article “ Want to Win at Business Model Innovation?

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Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business

Qmarkets

Considering these sobering statistics, it’s little wonder that even the world’s largest companies are increasingly pursuing bold innovation strategies to withstand disruption, rather than resting on their laurels. So how are heavyweights like Amazon, Ford, and Samsung tackling innovation?

5 Innovation Best Practices for Launching Your Idea Management System from Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success

Qmarkets

Innovation Exploration – Unlocking Potential in Uncharted Territory. The great American oceanographer Edith Widder once said: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, and Innovation drives economic growth… So let’s all go exploring.” ?? Got innovation trepidation?

5 Innovation Management Best Practices for a Productive Launch – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

Innovation Exploration – Unlocking Potential in Uncharted Territory. The great American oceanographer Edith Widder once said: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, and Innovation drives economic growth… So let’s all go exploring.” ?? Got innovation trepidation?

5 Innovation Management Best Practices for Amplifying ROI – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

The great American oceanographer Edith Widder once said: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, and Innovation drives economic growth… So let’s all go exploring.” ?? Remember, innovation is an ongoing process. So, what lesson does this hold for corporate innovators?