How Can Your Organization Crowdsource Ideas?

IdeaScale

The creativity of the world has never been more accessible, thanks to crowdsourcing. Yet incorporating crowdsourcing into your innovation strategy can feel like a challenge in need of that same creativity. The post How Can Your Organization Crowdsource Ideas?

Crowdsourced Innovation: Three Things I Learned

IdeaScale

During my first two weeks as a Marketing Intern for IdeaScale, I learned about how the business world operates, particularly how an organization uses crowdsourced innovation with tools such as IdeaScale. Every company says they want to be “innovative” and some of them use “crowdsourcing” to do so. I didn’t realize how important crowdsourced innovation really is in the business world! The Hardest Aspects of Crowdsourced Innovation are Participation and Accountability.

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The Hidden Culture Benefits of Crowdsourced Innovation

InnovationManagement

Crowdsourcing ideas has a number of different virtues: from improving the likelihood that you’ll source disruptive ideas to lowering the overall program costs of running an innovation program… but there are some other cultural benefits to a crowdsourced innovation program.

6 Key Points To Understand About A Crowdsourcing Platform

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing offers a fantastic avenue into a wealth of information that might not otherwise be accessible. The post 6 Key Points To Understand About A Crowdsourcing Platform appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice CrowdSourcing Platform innovation community

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

Crowdsourcing and Traffic

IdeaScale

So we thought we’d look at some of our favorite crowdsourcing and traffic stories. In the meantime, however here are some of our favorite traffic-solving crowdsourcing projects: Waze : Waze is still one of the most powerful navigation tools when it comes to traffic. The post Crowdsourcing and Traffic appeared first on IdeaScale. IdeaScale crowdsourcing luxe Thanksgiving towit traffic waze

Should you Choose Tech Scouting or Crowdsourcing for your Open Innovation Project?

Yet2

Should you opt for tech scouting or crowdsourcing? Tim Bernstein , CEO of yet2 and Christian Cotichini , CEO of HeroX tackle this topic in HeroX’s recent webinar, Crowdsourcing vs TechScouting: Which One is Better? Case studies of both tech scouting and crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing Leads to Civic Engagement: Four Real-World Examples

IdeaScale

Civic engagement is fundamental to good governance, and crowdsourcing is a powerful way to draw in an enormous range of constituencies to hear what they feel is crucial to making their city a better place. Below are a few examples of civic engagement accomplished via crowdsourcing. The post Crowdsourcing Leads to Civic Engagement: Four Real-World Examples appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice civic engagement crowdsourcing innovation

Webinar: Planning Agency Emergency Response Through Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

The post Webinar: Planning Agency Emergency Response Through Crowdsourcing appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice COVID-19 crowdsourcing innovation responseCOVID-19 has required a faster and more thoughtful change management and innovation strategy from all sectors. This is particularly true for the government on all levels, which has needed to work closely with any number of stakeholders to deliver new solutions to rapidly changing problems.

Example COVID-19 Crowdsourcing Campaigns

IdeaScale

We were heartened, also, to see that many of our customers and partners are taking this moment to look to their network for solutions and novel responses by launching COVID-19 crowdsourcing campaigns. What topics should we crowdsource that may help reduce the burden of your current work environment? The post Example COVID-19 Crowdsourcing Campaigns appeared first on IdeaScale. We are living in unprecedented times.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry

IdeaScale

Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. However, crowdsourcing has begun to have a notable impact in the health sphere, such as in patient diagnosis, engagement, and more. To start, let’s understand and differentiate crowdsourcing from outsourcing. Crowdsourcing vs. Outsourcing. The word “crowdsourcing” was first used in 2006 and in the context of Flickr.

How Crowdsourcing Evolves: The Four Stages to Transformation

HYPE Innovation

The innovation management industry is highly fragmented today, which makes it confusing to understand which methods apply to which scenarios, and what the difference is between those doing crowdsourcing, and those doing enterprise programs designed to facilitate business transformation. Crowdsourcing Frameworks

How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s business world. One of the main reasons why crowdsourcing is increasing in popularity throughout the business world is due to the positive influence that it has on innovation performance. Although there are pros and cons to using crowdsourcing for businesses, I would argue that the pros far outweigh the cons. Crowdsourcing allows you to hear many different opinions and ideas.

The First Three Things You Learn About Crowdsourced Innovation Management

IdeaScale

The post The First Three Things You Learn About Crowdsourced Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale. I joined IdeaScale in October of 2020, just before the “second wave” of COVID infections hit the US and an election unlike any other was about to take place.

What is Crowdsourcing? (in 2019)

Braineet

No matter what business you're in, you can use crowdsourcing to find great new ideas and solve tough problems. Crowdsourcing

The Four Forms of Crowdsourcing

InnovationManagement

There are four ways to crowdsource answers to your innovation challenges: garden variety crowdsourcing, distant expert sourcing, expert targeting, and force multiplying. The post The Four Forms of Crowdsourcing appeared first on Innovation Management. Collaborative Innovation Podcast Strategies Creativity Crowdsourcing innovation drivers safety solutions

Eleven Ways to use Crowdsourcing

Destination Innovation

How are firms using crowdsourcing? Ideascale have published a white paper on crowdsourcing which you can download. This is when you use crowdsourcing to find the solution to a difficult or complex problem. This is the classic way to use crowdsourcing to improve a product or service. Similar to data collection, this involves crowdsourcing onerous tasks that would take your employees too many hours to count.

What Local Government Can Do with Crowdsourced Innovation

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The post What Local Government Can Do with Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Crowdsourcing vs. Focus Groups: A Comparative Review

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is a favored method of gathering data for product innovation. Companies use crowdsourcing for product innovation and focus groups for market research to gather the most relevant and useful data. While focus groups have been around for years, crowdsourcing only became possible after the proliferation of the internet. However, crowdsourcing hasn’t replaced focus groups the way streaming music made your CD collection irrelevant. IdeaScale for Crowdsourcing.

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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. The post The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing IdeationYou have a problem to solve, and we have the crowd.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing - has it a bright future?

HYPE Innovation

Crowdsourcing has been interesting to me intellectually for some time, it seems to have the ability to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connecting different voices, into a community that can open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. Crowdsourcing

6 Great Advantages of Crowdsourcing

Braineet

Crowdsourcing is an incredible way to include your ecosystem in your creation process and here are 6 ways your company can benefit from it. Crowdsourcing

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. Thanks to advanced algorithms and game mechanics, crowdsourcing innovation with a platform like Spigit engages all people in a group while removing bias brought on by someone’s role or because they timed their submission well.

What Can We Learn About Crowdsourcing in a Pandemic from NASA?

InnovationManagement

The post What Can We Learn About Crowdsourcing in a Pandemic from NASA? Collaborative Innovation Idea Management case study communication strategy Crowdsourcing NASAWhen COVID-19 shut down the United States in 2020, everyone wanted to be a part of the solution.

Examining the State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019

IdeaScale

We encourage you to download the IdeaScale 2019 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report for a deeper dive into the topic of innovation management that gets results. The post Examining the State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019 appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice crowdsourcing InnovationThe average number of years a company spends on the Fortune 500 list is dropping. World-class corporations spend less time at the top than they once did.

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. Using a crowdsourcing platform will often remove the majority of the legwork.”. Crowdsourcing Innovation = Diverse Ideas and Predictable Outcomes. He also notes that using a crowdsourcing platform will allow you to expose valuable opportunities buried in the chaff.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling? NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. NASA said this is unarguably the most important part of an internal crowdsourcing program.

A Look at the 2020 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

IdeaScale

The post A Look at the 2020 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report appeared first on IdeaScale. Disruption is a necessary component of innovation. The novel coronavirus has massively disrupted all industries, resulting in brand new questions and conversations.

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How to Use Crowdsourcing in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

IdeaScale

A new innovation in the digital marketing sphere is the idea of using crowdsourcing to generate or test marketing ideas. With the advent of the use of crowdsourcing for digital marketing, this can truly become a two-way street. Benefits of Crowdsourcing. By definition, using crowdsourcing to generate ideas or receiving feedback for existing ideas speeds up the creation process. Crowdsourcing naturally increases the diversity of the ideas your firm can work with.

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?

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

InnovationManagement

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

How NASA is Crowdsourcing its Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

And NASA has taken one of its first steps into its own new frontier: Crowdsourcing. The Crowdsourcing Frontier. NASA’s reluctance to crowdsource in the past has largely been a product of its culture. Some of NASA’s biggest crowdsourcing initiatives have been tied to its desire to know more about the Solar System. For example, their lunar instruments crowdsourcing campaign focused on NASA’s desire to better understand the Moon.

Innovation Through Crowdsourcing and AI

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Customers Disruption Innovation Processes & Tools Product Innovation Technology ai Artifical Intelligence Crowdsourcing data market research technologyIt takes a cross-sectional skill set to successfully implement good AI, and in order to do so, companies need to both understand their consumers’ motivations and capitalize on them using the right tools.

Who Makes the Decisions in Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

This is the whole idea of crowdsourcing: to gather and synthesize the input of many minds! It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine. The post Who Makes the Decisions in Crowdsourcing? Best Practice Voice of IdeaScale crowdsourcing decisions governance stakeholdersYou will likely engage your experts and authorities at the earliest stages or your program through discussion.

Crowdsourcing needs dedicated focus to yield great results

HYPE Innovation

Whatever you call crowdsourcing and there are many suggestions, the fact is that many communities are coming together, happening on-line, forming around challenges, ideas, projects, non-profits, people and important social and business issues. CrowdsourcingThe goal is to move the crowd towards a new direction in our collective thinking to solve a problem.

Seven Critical Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Mistakes to Avoid

IdeaScale

Don’t get frustrated with your crowdsourcing campaign. Crowdsourcing and open innovation are great ideas. Too many ideas fall into a crowdsourcing gap, so here are the problems to avoid. By far the biggest problem is people have an idea and decide, vaguely, to throw crowdsourcing at the problem. You need a clear, detailed strategy before you start any crowdsourcing campaign. Choosing Crowdsourcing Instead Of Open Innovation.

Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing? Take This Quiz

Planview Spigit

When it comes to gathering innovative ideas, one of the biggest mistakes companies make is to confuse strategic crowdsourcing with something like a virtual suggestion box. Is your company ready to do crowdsourcing the right way? The Crowdsourcing Readiness Quiz. Ready to put your company to the test with our Spigit crowdsourcing software? The post Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing?

How to Avoid Voting Bias in Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing has been judged to be one of the most impactful, but least used digital hacks by organizations by Gartner. So here are some suggestions that you can use in your IdeaScale community to avoid voting bias in crowdsourcing. The post How to Avoid Voting Bias in Crowdsourcing appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice IdeaScale bias crowdsourcing funding validation voting