Disruptive Energy.

100%Open

By any measure, that was a disruptive statement. Bulb is a new energy supplier in the UK that’s disrupting the energy supplier market. So if you’re a small innovator busting to make meaningful contact with the big power companies, drop us a line. And if you’re a big company working hard to innovate and struggling for impact, get in touch.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing - has it a bright future?

HYPE Innovation

Crowdsourcing has been interesting to me intellectually for some time, it seems to have the ability to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connecting different voices, into a community that can open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. Crowdsourcing

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you with a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

An open innovation success story

Be-novative

We have a particular key learning to share along with an open innovation success story. In a nutshell, she studied the world’s most innovative and creative companies and came to a particular discovery. A crowdsourcing open innovation challenge was launched.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

How Crowdsourcing Can Help Improve Healthcare

IdeaConnection

With patients demanding better customer experiences and pharma companies facing increasing pressure to improve outcomes, the need for the healthcare sector to innovate has never been greater. Hence more life sciences companies and health systems are embracing open innovation.

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s OECD’s global challenge Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more?—?including Why crowdsource for social change?

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?

Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Fernandina Beach, Florida: Disruptive and transformational solutions are at the forefront of innovation. eZassi, a leader in open innovation software, crowdsourcing and idea analytics, announces the launch of a new open innovation challenge, “Delivery Technologies.”.

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.

TED Global: Open-Source, Open World [video]

Innovation Excellence

Disruption Innovation Open Innovation Product Innovation Video crowd accelerated innovation Crowd Power Crowd Solving Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing Maker Movement Massimo Banzi NPD open source TED TEDGlobal

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Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations. However, these innovations aren’t that common. To illustrate how this can happen, it’s helpful to look at innovations that evolved over time.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference. It’s no secret that most of the tech innovation and digital disruption takes place in the private sector.

Introducing…CauseTech!

IdeaScale

A new global innovation ecosystem will soon make its debut. You can also see examples of innovations that are already working to improve these situations, including a self-powered streetlight and a water generator that produces drinking water from air.

Uncertain Times.

100%Open

We’re delighted that 100%Open had its best year ever in 2018 and we’re looking forward to exciting new clients, countries and challenges in 2019. The innovation teams within organisations have a role to play here. One of the key characteristics of an innovator is being comfortable with uncertainty. So back in the boardroom, what are the lessons to learn from the innovation team? We wish you a productive and fulfilling 2019.

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Top 10 Posts from the 100%Open Blog.

100%Open

We have published almost 500 blog posts on the 100%Open blog over the last decade. How to Measure Open Innovation Value – The very first 100%Open blog post when we launched 100%Open 8.5 years ago by David making the case that with open innovation, different things matter to different partners so need to be understood and measured separately.

Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. However instead of being cowed by this threat, some companies are fighting back in very interesting and innovative ways. Where the fun begins: Q-open.

Disruption the Innovators Dilemma

HunchBuzz

Clayton Christensen was talking about disruption in 1997 in his book Innovators Dilemma. Within a decade it’s hard to think of of an industry that hasn’t been disrupted or is in all likelihood may only a few months away from a major disruptive force. It’s called disruption. These once powerful institutions, like the aforementioned, are just opening up to the reality of disruption. And no longer can you innovate in isolation.

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: Sept 2015 – Theme: Location Innovation – Host: Ordnance Survey. The Union Network is almost 8 years old.

Innovation Car Boot Sales and Open Intellectual Property Exchanges

The Future Shapers

Pulling on the strands of decluttering, Open Source and Crowdsourcing this thought piece considers the challenge of creating an open market for an organisations Intellectual Property (IP). In late 2011 I was working as part of the innovation team at Logica.

5 Innovation Trends of 2018 that will Disrupt the Corporate Landscape in 2019

Qmarkets

Even North and South Korea walked under a united banner at the Winter Olympics.Things have been no less epic on the corporate innovation front. To this end, we’ve provided a rundown of five major trends that continue to dominate the innovation scene in 2018.

Crowdsourcing with the Competition: Rewarding Venture or Precarious Proposition?

Qmarkets

Why your company needs to think about crowdsourcing with the competition…. However instead of being cowed by this threat, some companies are fighting back in very interesting and innovative ways. Where the fun begins: Q-open.

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

This audience is already delivering results across a huge range of use cases, from disruptive innovation to new product development, so why is it currently being overlooked by operational excellence leaders?

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

This audience is already delivering results across a huge range of use cases, from disruptive innovation to new product development, so why is it currently being overlooked by operational excellence leaders?

Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Innovation Processes .

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Innovators – are you thinking about Ecosystems?

Paul Hobcraft

It opens up a host of possibilities, that can add significantly towards a new service design, new capabilities and solving more complex problems. In opening up to managing within ecosystems you begin to see your ability to contribute and tackle societal problems within a collaborative system.

Are the crowd to be trusted?

100%Open

On March 17th, under the guidance of creative agency BlueStag, they launched a crowdsourcing competition using the hashtag #NameOurShip. The ‘ Boaty saga’ inevitably poses some important questions about crowdsourcing, none more so than if you were going to ignore the will of the people, why ask them in the first place? At 100%Open our experience is the opposite. We like to think of them as four golden rules for crowdsourcing with public crowds. Openness.

What Makes Crowds Clever?

100%Open

100%Open has had a run of three really successful online crowds recently that appear to have been of above average productivity and intelligence. The quality of the final concepts was enough to put professional innovation companies to shame! For example we’ve run our first Russian community for P&G household care brands and have kicked off another P&G community in the UK for laundry sector.

The innovating power of ecosystems and platforms

Paul Hobcraft

Our whole understanding of innovation is changing; there are numerous shifts occurring. We need to find a new way of doing things differently around innovation and its management. Moving towards an even greater openness. So is ecosystem thinking part of your innovation make up?

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

Why Open Organisations will Win

100%Open

Openness. People respond well to openness. We warm to others who are open-hearted and open-minded. Many people would say that their experience of organisations is anything but open. Disruption. Driven by social media and the development of the web, old secretive and closed cultures are giving way to more open engagement and collaborative innovation. This is important because the old order of business is rapidly becoming disrupted.

Negotiation.

100%Open

At 100%Open we’ve become adept at negotiating between the ‘suits’ and the ‘sneakers’ We call this sort of thinking Business Empathy. When large and small companies team up to innovate it’s potentially beneficial to both, but not necessarily a level playing field when it comes to negotiation. This in informal start to negotiations: Collaborative innovation is only possible when what each partner gives is balanced by what each gets.

How Credit Unions Innovate With Innovation Software

eZassi

Innovation is a requirement in today’s business world and credit unions are no exception. Ultimately, even the smallest innovations can help improve the member experience and provide an invaluable ROI in an environment where credit unions are competing for members.

What Are Innovation Solutions?

eZassi

Innovation Solutions. What Are Innovation Solutions? While we tend to think of innovation in terms of new technology, solutions can also come in the form of new types of services that offer improvements on old ways of doing things, meet previously unidentified needs or fill gaps in the market. More often, innovation solutions use technology to support and dispatch new services so that the best solutions tend to be a combination of technology and services.

How artificial intelligence and innovation will interact

Idea Drop

The matter remains open for discussion but we are more interested in how the advent of AI will interact with innovation over the following months and years. Combining internal data and open data will lead to finding the best ideas suggested by the algorithm.

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Where Does Advantage Come From in the Social Era?

Tim Kastelle

Every day we hear about traditional industries being disrupted, about great new ideas that are creating growth, and about changes to the way we work. It’s the data-driven version of the Innovation Matrix that we started writing about a couple of years ago.

I’m ready for a little MOOC!

HunchBuzz

Universities are smack in the middle of the ‘disruptive business model’ pathway. One component that is bound to impact the existing post secondary (tertiary) model is this thing called MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Related posts: Where innovation begins – signup today.

Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Paul Hobcraft

Recently, well actually, over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might need to know or at least have an opinion upon. Valuing an integrated framework- introducing the Executive Innovation Work Mat.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of invention, innovation and being creative. It allows you to search and build on others specialization that “greater” innovation. Measuring innovation in ecosystems has real differences.

The Best Tools For Low Risk Innovation

Game-Changer

Most importantly, they discovered the secret to some of the world’s most successful, low risk innovation strategies. The point of low risk innovation tools is that one can use them to test ideas in any setting and with any budget. What happens when we innovate cheaper?

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We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. Secondly, if open innovation has gone way beyond a one to many relationships into a many to many then does the reliance on single entity software provision makes sense?