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. A few years later, an industrial designer and vehicle dynamics engineer conceptualized the Polaris Slingshot, a new form of three-wheel motorcycle that would shatter preconceptions about hybrid or trike-style bikes and attract an entirely new buyer segment. Making the Case for Spigit—Crowdsourcing breakthrough innovation at Polaris.

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). Imagine how you’d like your project to proceed before that demo meeting and ask if your plan is possible with the platform you are looking at. Think about your organisation’s capacity to create meaningful challenges, design a great online community space, and to spend time moderating / facilitating the community as it runs – if these seem like a pinch point you may need a fully serviced platform.

How to Build the Ultimate Crowdsourcing Platform: Qmarkets’ New VP of Product Discusses Creativity and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

We sat down with her to discuss her experience at Qmarkets, creativity and innovation management, as well as her vision for the future of the crowdsourcing platform. A key design criteria for everything we do, is to always keep the migration path of our existing customers in mind.

Product Innovation the Easy Way: 3 Real World Examples

IdeaScale

The company set up a unique, flexible community designed to let anyone submit ideas. To learn more about crowdsourcing and open innovation, request a demo ! Best Practice crowdsourcing product innovationMany voices can lead to brilliant places.

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: June 2012 – Theme: Business Without Borders – Host: Method Design. The Union Network is almost 8 years old.

What You Need to Know About Insourcing

Planview Spigit

Web design, creatives, manufacturing needs — almost anything can be outsourced. Schedule a demo today. Company leaders do a lot of different things to operate lean; it’s the one business goal that never disappears from the agenda.

Game Changers: How Citizen Science and Gamification Are Transforming the Business World

Qmarkets

Crowdsourcing company HeroX provides a platform for citizen driven innovation and science projects in conjunction with the Nasa Tournaments Lab. Citizen science and crowdsourcing are being increasingly recognized as invaluable tools for solving large-scale problems that transcend borders.

What’s an Intrapreneur?

IdeaScale

Internal Crowdsourcing: A Prime Example of Intrapreneurs in Action. You don’t have to do that, but you can still take advantage of the benefits of intrapreneurship through internal crowdsourcing. Many of them use platforms like IdeaScale that are designed specifically for that purpose.

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

Because it invests customers in product development, it can also be useful from a marketing perspective or if you want to use crowdsourcing, but don’t want to deal with the downsides of the entire internet having a vote on your product. Connect with your most important customers.

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. By following a structured, systematic idea management process, corporations use the collective mind of their own people to design new improved technologies, products and services, to continue improve processes, optimize operations and cut costs. You can also click here to organise a free demo.

Unlocking Potential with an Innovation Pilot – 6 Reasons for SMEs to use Idea Management Tools

Qmarkets

We released a new product edition last month called “ start ” which is designed to meet the specific requirements of SMEs. To discover more about Qmarkets' idea management software, or how to launch an effective innovation pilot, contact us to organize a free demo today

Essential Steps Toward Open Innovation Success

eZassi

Crowdsourcing. To be effective, the commercialization step should include all aspects of bringing a product to market, including pricing, package design, and shelf displays. Request a demo to experience the power of eZassi.

Ezassi to Attend FEI Boston 2018: What to Expect

eZassi

The FEI Boston Innovation Conference is designed to help you master the art of serious innovation with elite leaders at the world’s most innovative and ambitious companies. To provide value, Ezassi will be demoing our latest platform release – including our technology landscaping.

Aiming High: Qmarkets’ Innovation in R&D Journey Towards Improved Idea Management Solutions

Qmarkets

I realized suddenly not only how important it is to change your perspective for inspiration, but also that this concept must be ingrained within the fundamental design of Qmarkets’ platform. Click here to schedule a free demo of Qmarkets software

Top 10 Features To Look in Any Idea Management Software

Acuvate

Crowdsourcing capabilities. Crowdsourcing is a collaborative feature which helps you to easily tap into the intelligence coupled with the expertise of your employees. Commenting, liking, upvoting ideas are some popular crowdsourcing features that an organization has to look for.

Majority Rules: Idea Evaluation Criteria & Voting Methods for Efficient Innovation Management

Qmarkets

These are questions we at Qmarkets were forced to address when designing our platform. It doesn’t matter if you run Innovation Management or general Idea Management projects for process improvement or cost reduction purposes, or even if you practice Internal IM or external Crowdsourcing for customers' engagement.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

This initiative is designed to coordinate and promote activities for developing the professional, technical, operational, and management skills of the 4,000 people currently working for the group.

Wazoku Announces Autumn 2018 Product Release

Wazoku

Our Autumn release includes many features and enhancements designed to enable our global customer base to further embed idea management across their entire organisation and broader ecosystem. Contact us for more information or to see a demo of the platform.

Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Multinational Digital Services Company

Qmarkets

Designed to help corporations develop synergistic interoperability across the 3 Ps of the business (People, Processes, Platforms) , the LevelNext innovation training workshop delivers a variety of hands-on exercises across a 3-day period.

5 Corporate Innovation Trends of 2019 Set to Disrupt the Business Landscape in 2020

Qmarkets

Quantum innovation is the name given to the kind of innovation characterized by bold and creative thinking designed to take an enterprise into a lucrative new paradigm – even if that means going beyond the bounds of the existing business model.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

This initiative is designed to coordinate and promote activities for developing the professional, technical, operational, and management skills of the 4,000 people currently working for the group.

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business

Qmarkets

In order to power their transformational strategy, and generate new ideas for tobacco-free products, PMI has harnessed the power of crowdsourcing. Ford: Accelerating Innovation with Crowdsourcing.

7 innovative ideas that changed the retail industry

Ideanote

As a result of various idea testings during the past few years, Amazon decided the best way to deliver to customers is directly to their yards – and there are already demo videos showing how it’s supposed to be done!

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business (ALL ELEMENTS)

Qmarkets

In order to power their transformational strategy, and generate new ideas for tobacco-free products, PMI has harnessed the power of crowdsourcing. Ford: Accelerating Innovation with Crowdsourcing.

How to Overcome Employee Engagement Barriers With a Continuous Improvement Program

Qmarkets

Project WOW is designed to bridge this disconnect. First-hand insights from James Addis and Jessica Burch from TSYS on the company’s crowdsourcing strategy. ?

How to drive API adoption through hackathons

hackerearth

With a well-designed API program with skilled developers and open APIs, companies can extend their reach significantly by enabling market adoption, accelerating innovation by crowdsourcing, and maintaining a constant revenue cycle.

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

Qmarkets

Project WOW is designed to bridge this disconnect. If you’d like to find out more about Qmarkets’ innovation management software, don’t hesitate to schedule a free demo with us today!

Empowering those with Disabilities – Product Hunt Columbus Recap: IDEAL Group

Taivara

Steve Jacobs, of the IDEAL Group, came to Product Hunt Columbus to demo a closed-captioning product looking to solve these issues. The product beats competition not only on price, but by allowing speakers, or a designated editor, to correct spelling mistakes live if they occur. Crowdsourcing Content – Product Hunt Columbus Recap: Bylined. Product Hunt Columbus Recap. Empowering those with Disabilities – IDEAL Group.

Hackathons simplified

hackerearth

A hackathon , also known as a codefest, is typically a day-long coding competition where a bunch of software developers, computer programmers, designers, and others join hands to improve upon or build a new software program. Hackocracy: Crowdsourcing to build a better democracy.