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.

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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. Working with the rest of the team, we aimed to develop the best approach to address these comprehensively within the new 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. Innovation is often presented as a mighty struggle between a lone inventor and a seemingly intractable problem.

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. Patrick presented a live demo of the brilliantly designed and executed Chirp app which uses sound to transfer data and has been used in a diverse a setting as London Fashion Week and The Royal Albert Hall. 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. Innovation business innovation collaborative innovation company crowdsourcing crowd innovation crowdsourced innovation enterprise innovation insourcing insourcing definition insourcing vs outsourcing outsourcing Spigit spigit insourcing what is insourcing

Assess Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Insights from the 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report reveal how the world’s largest brands use the power of the crowd to solve critical business problems and surface opportunities for growth. The tool allows you to assess your innovation program, the maturity of your innovation program, and provides quick tips to increase program impact quickly and get more out of your crowdsourcing and program efforts. Crowdsourcing Employee Engagement Innovation

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. The best method for drawing on open innovation is to have a platform designed for it that encourages participation while giving you control of the process. To learn about how open innovation platforms work, request a demo today!

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.

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. The goal of open innovation is to allow organizations to collaborate with external resources to advance their technologies. Through OI, companies can efficiently address product or system needs and increase responsiveness to marketplace demands.

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. Companies that are successful with internal crowdsourcing are ones that first, promote intrapreneurship and second, have a defined process for collecting, evaluating, and promoting great ideas. Many of them use platforms like IdeaScale that are designed specifically for that purpose.

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. Innovation can also mean a spectrum of things – from internal Challenges to IP Mitigation, Crowdsourcing, and even Startup Acquisitions.

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. Hackathons are a great way to involve and understand every stage—from design to deployment—of a product. They work with colleagues from other departments to brainstorm and design working prototypes. Hackocracy: Crowdsourcing to build a better democracy.

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. Start is a best-practice turnkey solution that gives SMEs the ability to launch an innovation pilot, where various crowdsourcing initiatives and idea management practices can be experimented with. To discover more about Qmarkets' idea management software, or how to launch an effective innovation pilot, contact us to organize a free demo today

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. Holding an interactive design can maximize the number of promising ideas being added, as well as encourages the organisation from moulding their culture towards a more engaged one.

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. As Ideas progress through the innovation process, organisations look to crowdsource time, budget or other representations of commitment or support for an Idea. Contact us for more information or to see a demo of the platform.

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. As an established leader on the idea and innovation management landscape, Qmarkets has developed a reputation over the last 10 years for delivering the most comprehensive crowdsourcing software solutions in the world.

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. Just like you would design any marketing strategy, segment your audience, target accessible, differentiable, and substantial developer segments to enter, and position the API to effectively address specific challenges of the target segments.

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. The consultants at RocketSource train organizations and teams on proprietary, insights-centric approaches that allow them to design and deliver exceptional, innovative, and transformational experiences to today’s modern consumer.

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. In 2014, the industry giant used Qmarkets innovation software to launch the ‘ InGenius ’ global innovation accelerator – designed to enable Nestlé employees to collaborate and provide solutions for business challenges, without being hindered by geographical or language barriers. Ford: Accelerating Innovation with Crowdsourcing.

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. As an established leader on the idea and innovation management landscape, Qmarkets has developed a reputation over the last 10 years for delivering the most comprehensive crowdsourcing software solutions in the world.

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.

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. These ideas would all have been discarded if not for the wealth of collaboration features we’ve implemented since creating this platform, from navigational shortcuts and design optimization, to social integrations and workflow refinement. Click here to schedule a free demo of Qmarkets software

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.

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! The design process is still on an ongoing basis and it is going to evolve over time as the tests are being made on how to deliver the packages in a variety of environments.

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. After all, IQ can be reasonably assessed with well-supported standardized testing methods –designed to elicit problem-solving skills. This trend reflects why idea crowdsourcing platforms are growing in popularity.

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. In 2014, the industry giant used Qmarkets innovation software to launch the ‘ InGenius ’ global innovation accelerator – designed to enable Nestlé employees to collaborate and provide solutions for business challenges, without being hindered by geographical or language barriers. 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. ? To gain exclusive crowdsourcing and continuous improvement insights, register for our webinar with TSYS and Above + Beyond today !

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

Qmarkets

Project WOW is designed to bridge this disconnect. Join our discussion at 12pm EST to learn more about TSYS’ experience with WOW, the dramatic ROI they gained as a result, and how the WOW software can help organizations engage their people and discover more opportunities for amplifying efficiency and innovation… Register for this webinar to gain: First-hand insights from James Addis and Jessica Burch from TSYS on the company’s crowdsourcing strategy.

Hackathons simplified

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

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. Hackathons are a great way to involve and understand every stage—from design to deployment—of a product. They work with colleagues from other departments to brainstorm and design working prototypes. Hackocracy: Crowdsourcing to build a better democracy.