Product Innovation the Easy Way: 3 Real World Examples


Innovation is often presented as a mighty struggle between a lone inventor and a seemingly intractable problem. While this does occasionally happen, more often than not any great innovation is the result of people drawing from those around them for ideas and inspiration. Here are a few examples of companies that set the “lone inventor on a hill” myth aside in favor of real innovation with the help of IdeaScale. The lone innovator can sometimes be useful.

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


Sivan Leshem joined Qmarkets in 2011 as a project manager, before going on to manage the product delivery department during a period which would see Qmarkets grow into a leader within the idea management market. Most recently Sivan has stepped into the role of Vice President of Product. 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.

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What You Need to Know About Insourcing

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Many leaders are now turning to insourcing to power up new business initiatives and innovations. Those are some pretty solid motivators for reducing outsourced projects, but not everyone is completely on board with the switch — like innovation thought leader Ian Cox. Does the department in question have the potential for innovation? They know your business inside and out, and are your best resource for coming up innovations that will keep your company competitive.

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


Today, this audacity is reflected in the rising influence of citizen driven innovation and science – that is, the collaboration of volunteer non-scientists with professional scientists in collecting data and analyzing it to resolve real-world issues. As the general public’s interest in science continues to increase, professional scientists and researchers develop innovative tools to effectively engage crowds. Inform your innovation strategy.