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?

Driving Open Innovation Through a Culture of Collaboration

eZassi

Open Innovation is the grounded in the belief that great ideas can come from any source and an organization’s internal expertise will transform those ideas into market value. The challenge comes when an organization chooses to shift from a closed innovation system to an open one.

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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. This system should also provide intellectual property protection for both the organizations and the external collaborators. Innovation Integration.

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation

eZassi

Idea Management Software Streamlines Open Innovation. “Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.” ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_innovation. Traditionally, innovation was a closely guarded secret. Traditional Companies Are Moving Toward Open Innovation.

Do’s and Don’ts of Open Innovation

eZassi

Open innovation allows organizations to harness the creative efforts of others, both across the globe and in the office down the hall. The OI process is one that inspires and engages creative thinkers and transforms them into collaborators. Follow those same principles and engage outside collaborators by looking at the value of the information received rather than who contributed it. Select the best processes that will engage the right collaborators.

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. Appropriate open idea management platforms can be employed to generate ideas, develop them through collaboration, and then evaluate the best proposals through crowd voting to identify the ones with the highest public support. You can also click here to organise a free demo.

City Now, City Future

100%Open

These days, when it comes to innovation, it seems that all roads certainly lead to cities. There was a great virtual reality demo of Hong Kong standing right on the corner of one of the many sky scrapers in the city. They used to say that all roads lead to Rome.

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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.

How Ezassi Could Outperform Your Current Innovation Platform

eZassi

Crowdsourcing innovation is becoming a standard operating procedure in many industries because it shortens R&D time, reduces costs, improves market responsiveness, and creates a collaboration network, all of which supports the development of cutting-edge products and services.

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.

Idea Competitions and Why Your Business Needs One

Ideanote

They all swear by in-house innovation programs which give every employee a chance to pitch their ideas. So, if you want to join the innovative crowd and get some fresh input for your new product, internal idea competition is your answer. Improved Communication and Collaboration.

FEI Europe 2017 Recap – Denise Fletcher, CIO

eZassi

FEI Europe – Adapt, disrupt, innovate. This year’s FEI Europe conference in London was full of energy and ideas and I left feeling more motivated and inspired than ever to continue to find new ways to disrupt stale approaches to innovation. We must continue to innovate and look for new ways to think about and use technology. If there is anything I could change about the week, it would be to have spent more time meeting with the innovators in attendance.

How we cultivate sustainability and help our customers do the same

Wazoku

These actions contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, a culture of innovation and build EveryDay innovators within our organisation. in 2000 4 Goal 9: Build innovation Wazoku provides a platform for businesses to achieve and discover new innovations Did you know.

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

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. Schedule a demo now.

Product Innovation the Easy Way: 3 Real World Examples

IdeaScale

Innovation is often presented as a mighty struggle between a lone inventor and a seemingly intractable problem. While this does occasionally happen, more often than not any great innovation is the result of people drawing from those around them for ideas and inspiration.

How to accelerate innovation in the motor sector

ideas4allinnovation

The road to innovation can seem fraught with obstacles. But if companies do not innovate today, they will be faced with barriers that may absolutely impede their future survival. The motivation behind this initiative is to accelerate innovation. Request a demo. Innovatio

How to Achieve High-Quality Ideas in Idea Competition?

Ideanote

In the previous blog post, we laid out the concept behind in-house innovation competition and the benefits that come with it. If you already picked a suitable innovation management platform to get you started, it is time to plan your first idea contest.

3 steps that will take your organization from ideas to innovation

ideas4allinnovation

Today it is absolutely relevant, engulfed as we are in a true digital tempest that obliterates anyone not committed to innovation at unprecedented speed. In a century dominated by connections and collaboration, it may seem naive to entrust this to a small, even if select, group of people.

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?

Wazoku Announces Autumn 2018 Product Release

Wazoku

One of the best parts of this Autumn 2018 release, as always, was the pure collaboration between our customers and the team. As Ideas progress through the innovation process, organisations look to crowdsource time, budget or other representations of commitment or support for an Idea.

The Winning Formula – The Advantages of Combining Higher Education and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

As such, it would be natural to regard both education and innovation as mutually compatible. It's surprising, therefore, that many academic institutions still lag when it comes to implementing well-structured innovation processes. This is just a short list of some of the greatest innovations that have been made within institutions of higher education. Innovation Managed. Open 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?

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

SCM Group – a major global industrial technology organization – has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets innovation management software across their workforce. “Qmarkets offered the best innovation management solution for our requirements.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

SCM Group – a major global industrial technology organization – has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets innovation management software across their workforce. “Qmarkets offered the best innovation management solution for our requirements.

How to Overcome Employee Engagement Barriers With a Continuous Improvement Program

Qmarkets

In this Expert Spotlight piece, Sebastian Apelt – Managing Partner at A+B – shares how this innovative project has led to some remarkable results for all parties. Within 90 days, this highly collaborative process led to dramatic results beyond what we could have imagined.

How to Turn your Employee Engagement Problem into a Continuous Improvement Solution

Qmarkets

In this Expert Spotlight piece, Sebastian Apelt – Managing Partner at A+B – shares how this innovative project has led to some remarkable results for all parties. Within 90 days, this highly collaborative process led to dramatic results beyond what we could have imagined.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.