The Secrets to Effective, Efficient Ideation

Innovation Excellence

Most ideation is done in. Disruption Innovation Leadership R&D Business Models Creativity Crowdsourcing culture Customers Design Thinking Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship ideas ideation ideation management Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking insight StrategyWe all want to win the never-ending race for great, effective, profitable new ideas.

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

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. But we thought we’d document some of the most common questions below to tell you what you need to know about crowdsourcing. What are the benefits of crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing allows knowledge transfer to be real time and validated at scale. Ideation.

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.

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? Well, here are a few qualities that make a company more likely to succeed in a crowdsourcing effort. The concepts that started in the ideation program are now being reviewed by the product development team for potential implementation.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

ideation software. Software solutions that power ideation programs around the world are continuing to evolve and expand in capabilities opening the door for other business units beyond the innovation department – from HR to product marketing and for use cases such as improving customer experience and developing new products. Take a look at the following image: There are a few things we can extract from the chart: It isn’t just the innovation department running ideation challenges.

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. One of those brands is Unilever , one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products that launched its crowdsourced innovation program , Unilever Foundry, last year, to make sustainable living commonplace by collaborating with innovators.

Ideating at Enexis – Driving Operational Innovation in Dutch Energy Sector

Qmarkets

Improving Communication Between Working Cultures Qmarkets : What kind of challenges do you face? Even though they were fully integrated into Enexis a long time ago, we still see cultural differences between them.

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

Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth. Frequency – the more brainstorm and ideation events the better. They use a metric called Ideation Rate which they define as the ration of winning ideas to active participants. The study found a significant correlation between Ideation Rate and profit growth.

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? Crowdsourcing for innovation also creates a space for unique collaborations and meetings of the mind that might not occur otherwise. What is Crowdsourcing for 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? Well, here are a few qualities that make a company more likely to succeed in a crowdsourcing effort. The concepts that started in the ideation program are now being reviewed by the product development team for potential implementation.

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. The post Crowdsourcing Internal Innovation appeared first on Collective Innovation - Ideation Management Software.

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

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

Qmarkets

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

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. 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. An external crowd can be a mixed population of people that are not employed by a company hosting the ideation challenge or community.

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

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. I thought I would spend some time sharing a topic that the article touches on – when is it better to do ideation with an internal crowd versus an external crowd? What is an ideation challenge or community? 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). Collaborative Innovation Organization & Culture Podcast case study challenge Collaboration Communication idea challenge Ideation innovation challenge intrapreneur NASA podcast

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. From vehicle manufacturer, Polaris, leveraging its employees’ creativity to out-innovate the likes of Harley Davidson, to the UNHCR changing the lives of millions of refugees through crowdsourcing ideas. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. Crowdsourcing

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

Qmarkets

Crowdsourcing to the Rescue? Crowdsourcing Challenges and Opportunities Crowdsourcing is a process of assigning internal jobs to external crowds of people in the form of an open call. crowdsourcing ?as

Tools 52

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

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. Since the launch of this program, innovation has become a core component of the company’s culture, and the dramatic increase in employee engagement has supercharged collaboration and transparency across the business. 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 Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference. Like all good things, everything starts with a strategy to implement the digital transformation and its core attributes – culture, leadership, staff, accompanied with a way to track and measure the department/body’s goals.

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

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. According to the report, having a physical innovation lab where employees and partners can assess ideas from “inception to prototyping using an in-house approach” is an excellent way to trigger ideation.

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. Timeline layout: The Qmarkets platform offers built-in campaign and idea workflows, which take into consideration the entire process, from ideation all the way through the implementation process.

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

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. You might also consider simply integrating innovation management processes into more granular team operations with short ideation sprints rather than large organization or division-wide campaigns. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine.

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. The skinny: Building an innovation culture is at the top of most banking organization’s corporate agendas, but how effective is the implementation? 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. The skinny: Every company’s culture is inherently different, so when you’re cultivating innovation, you have to be thoughtful about your approach. 10 Commandments of Effective Crowdsourcing.

Agile 55

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. Innovation computerworld crowdsourced innovation crowdsourcing crowdsourcing ideas crowdsourcing software forbes henry doss idea management idea management software ideation innovation links innovation management innovation management software links livescience Spigit spigit innovation spigit software

Video 43

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. After surveying the market for a crowdsourcing solution, they selected Planview Spigit and Planview LeanKit . Nurture a culture of innovation through crowdsourcing, workshops, and meet ups.

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: These days, crowdsourcing is used to tackle social issues, global concerns, and questions that need a greater diversity of opinions and engagement. The skinny: One of the biggest hurdles to fostering a culture of innovation is fear of failure. Happy New Year, readers!

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. This article covers best practices that should be incorporated into an organization’s culture from the very beginning.

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. The skinny: TDWI offers tips for how to drive innovation with analytics in 2016, and details the various elements of innovation, including: Innovation Teams, Innovator Qualities, Innovation Mindset, Innovation Purpose, Innovation Culture, and more.

Tips 46

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. The skinny: Watch Jose Morales, head of business development at Atlassian, speak at the Gartner ITxpo about how to build a culture of innovation.

LEAN 43

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. Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Are you feeling that holiday spirit?

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. Creating a culture of innovation, and how to do it, is a topic that’s often talked about – it’s the number one reason why Spigit customers launch ideation programs. But what isn’t talked about is the significance of capturing employee ideas through frequent ideation. Ideation frequency matters. Crowdsourcing

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. Gartner defines innovation management as a structured process that strives to drive a repeatable, sustainable innovation process or culture within an organization. Evolution from traditional to innovative culture. Crowdsourcing works phenomenally with innovation management software in place.