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. I didn’t realize how important crowdsourced innovation really is in the business world!

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

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Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing Climate Change Solutions. Crowdsourcing Disaster Response Ideas. Crowdsourcing Relief. The post Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions appeared first on IdeaScale.

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

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

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.

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

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.

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 Liebherr Engages Its Customers with Crowdsourcing

HYPE Innovation

This blog post is part of a series on successfully managing open innovation programs. In this series, I talk with experienced innovation managers to understand how they've built an open innovation capability in their organizations and how they strive to make this capability increasingly stronger. Open Innovation

A Look at the 2020 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

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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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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.

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.

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 recognition

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 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.

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.

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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What You Need to Know About Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

Every spring at IdeaScale, we start receiving requests from undergraduate and graduate students around the globe who are researching crowdsourcing and its potential application in the business world. What are the benefits of crowdsourcing?

How To Get The Most Out Of Crowdsourcing

Innovation Excellence

Over the years I’ve written numerous times about not only the growth in crowdsourcing and other methods of open innovation, but the various studies seeking to understand how we can do so effectively. Competitions Open Innovation Challenges Crowdsourcing

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to use crowdsourcing to validate market-research

Braineet

With the availability of crowdsourcing, it’s never been easier to … How to use crowdsourcing to validate market-research Read More ». Crowdsourcing

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?

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.

How NASA is Crowdsourcing its Innovation Strategy

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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.

How to Boost Company Innovation with Crowdsourcing

Braineet

CrowdsourcingHarvest the power of the crowd to unlock your innovation potential.

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

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.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. It was always obvious to leaders at Polaris that there were untapped opportunities to crowdsource groundbreaking ideas from employees across the company. Making the Case for Spigit—Crowdsourcing breakthrough innovation at Polaris. Transparent crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing Customer Experience

Crowdsourcing for Non-Profits: A Look at the Benefits

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing can be a powerful tool for helping non-profits generate innovative ideas in the long term. Non-profit initiatives need to be transparent, and crowdsourcing is, by its very nature, crystal clear. The proper crowdsourcing platform allows non-profit contributors to generate ideas and other donors and volunteers to vote on them and refine them with comments and additional ideas. Donors, volunteers, and the communities you serve can all help with crowdsourcing.

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?

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.

How Crowdsourcing Innovation Helps Your Team

IdeaScale

Why is crowdsourcing right for you? Many people tend to view crowdsourcing, internal or external, and internal teamwork as either/or propositions; one tends to be the backup for the other. Crowdsourcing allows you to include more perspectives and ideas, to everyone’s benefit. Especially with internal crowdsourcing, you can deal with an issue that can crop up; namely, that what seems like a good idea for a small team might be a problem for the wider company.

Crowdsourcing: An Innovation Tool to Overcome the Limits of Remote Work

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In addition, firms should not neglect a time-tested approach that by its very nature is designed to let large groups of people innovate together without facing each other – crowdsourcing. . crowdsourcing ?as Our Blog Crowdsourcing