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Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

MIT’s Sloan Management Review recently published a story that focuses on the research Spigit conducted with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management around quantifying a culture of innovation. In other words, we set out to move beyond the why behind creating a culture of innovation and look at the how. In doing so, we surfaced actions a company can take actually build and sustain a culture of innovation. What is ideation rate? 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? Ideation.

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

After 69 years of growth, Dick’s is a great company ripe for crowdsourcing and they launched their first company-wide ideation platform last year. But how do we know that a company like Dick’s is a good fit for crowdsourcing?

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. We’re proud to have an innovative culture. Through their Ideate Innovation program, which the team uses to surface and develop ideas and turn them into award-winning products. It was always obvious to leaders at Polaris that there were untapped opportunities to crowdsource groundbreaking ideas from employees across the company.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

ideation software. Based on in-depth customer research we conducted, which you can read more about in our 2017 Business Innovation Report , it’s clear that ideation isn’t a siloed initiative any longer. Ideation is touching many areas of a business. Crowdsourcing

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. Be a Part of the Crowdsourcing Solution. The world has a lot of problems.

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?

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

After 69 years of growth, Dick’s is a great company ripe for crowdsourcing and they launched their first company-wide ideation platform last year. But how do we know that a company like Dick’s is a good fit for crowdsourcing?

Crowdsourcing Internal Innovation

Collective Innovation

It’s very important for management to reward participation in some way as this sets a culture that encourages active involvement and lets your employees know how important their continued engagement is to you.

Internal Crowdsourcing vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

Recently I had a chance to read a terrific article in the most recent issue of the MIT/Sloan Management review about internal crowdsourcing. An external crowd can be a mixed population of people that are not employed by a company hosting the ideation challenge or community.

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software

Planview Spigit

To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software. To quantify the complete value of Spigit’s ideation management, Forrester analysts conducted in-depth interviews with business leaders from five long-time customers in order to measure the total economic impact over four years. Crowdsourcing

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation

InnovationManagement

Not everyone knows that NASA has embedded crowdsourcing into their strategy and capabilities. But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI).

Crowdsourced Innovation Management Survey: Participate in Valuable Industry Research

Planview Spigit

If you are reading this blog, you know that ideation and engaging the power of the crowd is at the heart of any innovation program. Planview Spigit is conducting the fourth annual State of Crowdsourced Innovation Management survey and study. The purpose of the survey is to gather data that highlights industry insights around ideation and crowdsourced innovation programs. The 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Findings. Crowdsourcing Innovation

Internal vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

internal crowdsourcing. Co-authored by Lale Kesebi at Spigit customer Li & Fung (watch her awesome presentation at Ignite here to get inspired ), I recommend it to anyone considering doing ideation with an internal crowd. What is an ideation challenge or community?

6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

In fact, Gartner recently named crowdsourcing as the most effective independent discipline that CIOs can adopt to drive digital transformation. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. In other words, target your ideation challenges on critical improvement areas (e.g.

4 Reasons Why Defining Goals is Critical to Successful Ideation Challenges

Planview Spigit

Defining goals is critical to running successful ideation challenges. I’ve been working with several ideation program managers recently to launch their first crowdsourcing challenge and noticed that many try to bypass the step of defining goals. At Spigit, we help some of the most successful companies in the world drive their innovation agenda and create cultures of innovation through ideation. Crowdsourcing

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference.

Spigit Webinar: Embedding Innovation into Company DNA, Featuring Cambia Health

Planview Spigit

Enter the Innovation Force, Cambia’s internal innovation program powered by Spigit crowdsourcing software. They will share how the company used crowdsourcing to improve client and patient outcomes and drive a return on value of $171M.

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the smart cities initiative could be what makes the difference.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Many companies are turning to innovation centers — physical hubs where people can gather to design, build, and test products — to complement the crowdsourcing software (like Spigit ) that enables their overall programs.

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Transforming workplace culture with your innovation management program

IdeaScale

Defining and achieving concrete improvements in organizational culture and employee performance is a challenge for organizations of all types. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.29.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Banking Lacks a Culture of Innovation. How do you Crowdsource Innovation?

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.13.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to our brand new weekly link roundup, featuring a carefully curated selection of hand-picked links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation. 10 Commandments of Effective Crowdsourcing.

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Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

Planview Spigit

It starts with creating a culture of innovation from within by tapping into the wisdom of employees. Premera Blue Cross developed its culture of innovation that motivated 3,200 employees to produce more than 400 new ideas to improve its products and services.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.15.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to the first 2016 weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. The skinny: One of the biggest hurdles to fostering a culture of innovation is fear of failure.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.22.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Read on to find out what we’re learning from Waze about the power of crowdsourcing.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.11.15

Planview Spigit

It’s time for Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web.

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Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. How Atlassian Builds Innovation Culture.

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How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Among other domains which are taking their best bite in the digital transformation are tools and applications in the field service sector, predictive maintenance, and crowdsourcing. Evolution from traditional to innovative culture.

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Do you love it when the things you care about (like ideation and presents) come together as one? The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO – Revealing secrets for fostering a culture and process of continuous innovation, from the experts at award-winning design firm IDEO.

How Facebook Made Innovation a Daily Habit

Planview Spigit

It’s this consistent focus on ideation that gives Facebook a competitive advantage over most companies, and sets their culture apart. But what isn’t talked about is the significance of capturing employee ideas through frequent ideation. Ideation frequency matters.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.20.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly link roundup, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Infographic: Building a Culture of Innovation.

Innovation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

Based on in-depth customer research we conducted, which you can read more about in our 2017 Business Innovation Report , it’s clear that ideation isn’t a siloed initiative any longer. Ideation is touching many areas of a business. Crowdsourcing

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

However, crowdsourcing innovation from employees can harness your organization’s creative ability besides your business growth. So why not ignite the culture of ideation among employees? To make your innovation culture efficacious, involving every employee remains crucial.

Catch Up on IdeaNation 2019 Interviews in the New Year

IdeaScale

For the past eight years, NASA has been running an internal crowdsourcing program with great success. This webinar highlights that success and delves into best practices for internal crowdsourcing from the minds at NASA. How to Change the Culture of the Military with Crowdsourcing.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation programs are maturing. Companies are moving beyond optimizing for ideation. Frequent communication is an absolute must for successful crowdsourced innovation programs. Culture drives exponential change. Want higher ideation challenge participation?

Values & Communication for Nonprofits

IdeaScale

Communication, whether written or spoken, is the basis of any activity within the organization, ranging from planning, ideating, or implementing. Best Practice communication culture nonprofitinnovation purpose

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

The reality is, it’s easy for employees to forget about your company’s ideation program. Often times it’s not because they don’t care, it’s because they have their own day-to-day responsibilities; ideation isn’t high on their list of to-dos. Early executive sponsorship is critical for sustainable ideation programs. When it comes to creating a sustainable ideation program, having executive sponsorship is crucial. Crowdsourcing