How Liebherr Engages Its Customers with Crowdsourcing

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This blog post is part of a series on successfully managing open innovation programs. In this series, I talk with experienced innovation managers to understand how they've built an open innovation capability in their organizations and how they strive to make this capability increasingly stronger.

Crowdsourcing Leads to Civic Engagement: Four Real-World Examples

IdeaScale

Civic engagement is fundamental to good governance, and crowdsourcing is a powerful way to draw in an enormous range of constituencies to hear what they feel is crucial to making their city a better place. Below are a few examples of civic engagement accomplished via crowdsourcing. The post Crowdsourcing Leads to Civic Engagement: Four Real-World Examples appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice civic engagement crowdsourcing innovation

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The Hidden Culture Benefits of Crowdsourced Innovation

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Crowdsourcing ideas has a number of different virtues: from improving the likelihood that you’ll source disruptive ideas to lowering the overall program costs of running an innovation program… but there are some other cultural benefits to a crowdsourced innovation program.

Best Practices for Engaging Your Innovation Community

IdeaScale

The post Best Practices for Engaging Your Innovation Community appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice best practices community engagement crowdsourcing InnovationDeveloping a broad and deep innovation community puts a wonderful resource at your fingertips. Yet tapping into that resource requires more than just cheerleading. Here’s how to bring your community together and work toward a common goal.

Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing! Reduce “Friction” One of the biggest problems in civic engagement is the misperception that doing anything with the government involves filing eight forms in triplicate and waiting in line for an hour only to find out you’re in the wrong line. Unite constituent and politician with crowdsourcing. Keep in mind that a lot of good civic engagement is genuinely apolitical. How can we engage them? How do you build a better government?

Driving Innovation through Employee Engagement - Shift your Focus

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We want to engage employees in innovation. Because people readily understand suggestions, incremental ideas and crowdsourcing, this tends to be the main focus when starting up innovation. We believe there’s another way – a better way – and it starts by ensuring your focus is on Driving Innovation through employee engagement. So if the approach in the past has focused on engagement & crowdsourcing, what would it mean to Drive Innovation along with employee engagement?

Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry

IdeaScale

Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. However, crowdsourcing has begun to have a notable impact in the health sphere, such as in patient diagnosis, engagement, and more. To start, let’s understand and differentiate crowdsourcing from outsourcing. Crowdsourcing vs. Outsourcing. Impacts of Crowdsourcing. Patient Engagement.

Gamified Crowdsourcing: The Impact on Community Engagement

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Innovation Community Engagemnt Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing GamificationBilal Mufti presents how gamification brings communities and consumers closer together.

Eleven Ways to use Crowdsourcing

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How are firms using crowdsourcing? Ideascale have published a white paper on crowdsourcing which you can download. This is when you use crowdsourcing to find the solution to a difficult or complex problem. This is the classic way to use crowdsourcing to improve a product or service. Similar to data collection, this involves crowdsourcing onerous tasks that would take your employees too many hours to count. Customer engagement.

How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance

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Crowdsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s business world. Defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, it clear to see why a company would want to engage in the use. One of the main reasons why crowdsourcing is increasing in popularity throughout the business world is due to the positive influence that it has on innovation performance.

The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation

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IdeaScale has recently acquired Betterific, a crowdsourcing platform that engages a community of 18,000+ creative problem solvers, design thinkers, and ideators to help you come up with your next big idea. The post The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing IdeationYou have a problem to solve, and we have the crowd.

Employee Engagement Propels Innovation

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However, for this culture to exist, employee engagement is imperative. A culture of innovation relies on employee engagement and a shared vision for a company’s success. Over the last 15 years, organizations have invested $100 billion annually to improve employee engagement with little success. Crowdsourced employee innovation is another option for engaging employees to offer insights into or solutions to a business challenge. Employee Engagement

Crowdsourced Innovation: How Enterprises Generate Explosive Employee Engagement

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For companies looking to grow and expand, the lack of engaged employees is a significant problem that can wreak havoc on long-term success. However, what Gallup’s research shows is that traditional approaches to engaging employees are not as effective as they once were. Why are engaged employees important you may be wondering? Further Gallup research has found that companies with engaged employees outperform those who don’t by 202%. Crowdsourcing

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed. Certainly, I think over time we will learn what works for us and what becomes leading practice, so we can become a lot clearer on crowdsourcing position and value to us, within our context, terms and circumstances. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes?

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed. Certainly, I think over time we will learn what works for us and what becomes leading practice, so we can become a lot clearer on crowdsourcing position and value to us, within our context, terms and circumstances. Continuing with my exploring crowdsourcing. Will crowdsourcing provide predictable outcomes?

Crowdsourcing for Non-Profits: A Look at the Benefits

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Non-profit engagement is about more than volunteering. Crowdsourcing can be a powerful tool for helping non-profits generate innovative ideas in the long term. Non-profit initiatives need to be transparent, and crowdsourcing is, by its very nature, crystal clear. The proper crowdsourcing platform allows non-profit contributors to generate ideas and other donors and volunteers to vote on them and refine them with comments and additional ideas.

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

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Every year, one question tops all the others that our customers might bring to us: how do I increase engagement in my innovation community? The post 7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation continuous learning Crowdsourcing incentive recognition

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

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Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling? NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. NASA said this is unarguably the most important part of an internal crowdsourcing program.

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

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You might have heard that crowdsourcing innovation is really hard to manage. Here are 4 crowdsourcing myths you’ve probably heard — and why you shouldn’t let them stop you from giving it a try. Crowdsourcing Ideas Leads to Mob Mentality. Thanks to advanced algorithms and game mechanics, crowdsourcing innovation with a platform like Spigit engages all people in a group while removing bias brought on by someone’s role or because they timed their submission well.

5 Innovation Engagement Best Practices

IdeaScale

Not every innovation program has developed the communications skill set necessary to engage a global workforce or customer base in sharing ideas, developing ideas, and collaborating. And if you’re not investing in communications, then you’re not maximizing the value of your crowdsourced innovation community. That’s why we get a lot of questions about how to run a successful innovation engagement campaign.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Crowdsourcing does have both the potential to point towards disrupting possibilities, extends the concept of open innovation into a wider source of participation from a diverse community not possible to reach by other means as effectively. I wanted to step back a little and take a more measured look at crowdsourcing over three posts.

The Future of Civic Engagement and Innovation

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News Trend Alert Calgary case study citizen engagement citizen science communication crowdsourcing employee engagement ideation refinementNumerous leaders and community organizers have been talking about public service lately, especially in the US - mostly encouraging the public to take place in ongoing dialogues and to volunteer in their communities in order to create positive change at local and national levels.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Crowdsourcing does have both the potential to point towards disrupting possibilities, extends the concept of open innovation into a wider source of participation from a diverse community not possible to reach by other means as effectively. I wanted to step back a little and take a more measured look at crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing must be a powerful concept then?

Who Makes the Decisions in Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

You will likely engage your experts and authorities at the earliest stages or your program through discussion. This is the whole idea of crowdsourcing: to gather and synthesize the input of many minds! In this example, you might involve your subject matter experts in transforming idea fragments into fleshed out concepts by engaging them in idea refinement. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine.

Community Engagement Tips

IdeaScale

Crowdsourced innovation communities only succeed when they bring in new voices and encourage them to share ideas. We asked our Innovation Strategists at IdeaScale to share some community engagement tips: “Post a video of a key high-level sponsor showing support for the campaigns that you’re running. It’s a great way to show that you’re listening and a great way to generate further engagement. The post Community Engagement Tips appeared first on IdeaScale.

Examples of Great Innovation Engagement Videos

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When participation from your crowd is critical to your innovation program, you’ve got to have a multi-channel engagement strategy that works. Amway’s video clearly demonstrates the value of participating in Amway’s crowdsourced innovation community – not only does it make a company better, it helps employees build their careers. Have you ever used videos as part of your engagement strategy? The post Examples of Great Innovation Engagement Videos appeared first on IdeaScale.

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Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

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Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. It was always obvious to leaders at Polaris that there were untapped opportunities to crowdsource groundbreaking ideas from employees across the company. Making the Case for Spigit—Crowdsourcing breakthrough innovation at Polaris. Transparent crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing Customer Experience

13 Things to Know About Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. million donors are engaged with United Ways across the world to advance community-based and community-led solutions. Here, in their own words, the United Way shares their thirteen things to know about crowdsourcing for other United Ways and nonprofits using crowdsourcing for the first time. Crowdsourcing requires a great question.

Five Tips for Selling Your Executive Team on Crowdsourcing’s Value

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Get everyone on board with crowdsourcing. Why do companies resist crowdsourcing? It’s a tough question, and if you’re looking to boost crowdsourcing as a solution, it can seem a tough obstacle to overcome. Here are five common objections to crowdsourcing from the executive suite, and how to respond to them and get your crowdsourcing started. By far the biggest obstacle crowdsourcing faces is that for many companies, it’s unexplored turf.

Spigit Customer Spotlight: Crowdsourcing Safety with PUSD’s InnovationU

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Crowdsourcing innovation is one of today’s most powerful tools for effecting real, lasting change. It was exactly this benefit that led the Poway Unified School District of California to develop their InnovationU program, backed by Spigit , to crowdsource ideas for improving the safety and security of all students and staff district-wide. Crowdsourcing Safety Solutions from Unexpected Sources.

Crowdsourcing Trends Shaping the Future of Innovation

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Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Most businesses understand the importance of crowdsourcing, and as a result, are implementing it into their business plans. According to a 2014 study done by the company Eyeka, in the past 10 years, 85% of the top global brands have used crowdsourcing efforts within their company.

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Using Crowdsourced Innovation in the Real World

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One way to do that is through crowdsourced innovation. The good news is that you can prevent this slump from happening by looking for ideas beyond the boardroom, crowdsourcing employees, partners, and customers for innovative ideas and solutions. In this article, we’re going to look at crowdsourced innovation and how it can enhance your organization. Crowdsourcing Innovation Effectively. This is where crowdsourced innovation can help. Crowdsourcing

This is How Crowdsourcing Innovation Works (6 Steps)

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Confused by crowdsourcing? In a nutshell of 6 easy steps, this is how crowdsourcing innovation works. Depending on the size of your crowd and the engagement tactics you’ve put in place, the influx of ideas could resemble a waterfall or behave like a leaky faucet. It’s not just a great way to give credit where credit is due — it’s an amazing way of engaging people, encouraging future participation, and incentivizing others in the crowd.

Three Interesting Examples of Crowdsourcing in the Financial Sector

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Crowdsourcing can add up in surprising ways. Can finance benefit from crowdsourcing? While open innovation and crowdsourcing are incredibly popular in other industries, the financial industry is necessarily more conservative about the technology it uses and the consumers it listens to. But crowdsourcing has undeniable benefit for the financial industry if done with an eye to its specific needs, and with a little out-of-the-box thinking. Community Engagement.

Identifying the Value of Crowdsourcing: A Talk with Dr. Zoe Szajnfarber

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One method for practicing open innovation is through crowdsourcing, the process of sharing ideas across industries to solve a common problem. Better employee engagement is one benefit of open innovation. Realizing the Value of Crowdsourcing. Companies are taking advantage of the opportunities afforded by crowdsourcing innovation to drive results. One way crowdsourcing can enhance innovation is through engagement across the entire organization.

Capgemini’s Top 3 Takeaways for Crowdsourcing Innovation

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This week, Corey Glickman, the Global Lead of Rapid Design & Visualization at Capgemini, joined the Spigit team to discuss how and why Capgemini is crowdsourcing innovation to power their $14B business. If you think that it’s challenging to create business impact from crowdsourcing, or are just too wary to give it a try, you’ll want to catch a recap of this webinar (full recording below). Crowdsourcing Innovation Creates an Engaged Community.

4 Ways to Promote Innovation Without Crowdsourcing

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Crowdsourcing is just one facet of innovation strategy. So, if crowdsourcing doesn’t work for your specific issue, here’s how to bolster innovation without it. There needs to be room in your organization to experiment, to engage in small projects, and test out ideas. Crowdsourcing can be incredibly useful to your innovation process, but it should be just one aspect of it. The crowd you source from doesn’t have to be outside the company.

Top 5 Advantages of Crowdsourced Innovation Management

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This is what crowdsourced innovation management is about and below are the 5 advantages of crowdsourced innovation management. This is why it is important to not only treat and pay employees well but also make them feel they are valued – and this crowdsourced innovation can offer that. You know that crowdsourced innovation management boosts your employee’s morale and sense of worth in the company. The good thing about crowdsourcing is you can minimize your costs.

How Crowdsourcing is Shaping the Future of Digital Interaction

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Crowdsourcing is quickly evolving and gaining notoriety in the business world. According to a study performed by the company Eyeka in 2014, in the past 10 years, 85% of the top global brands have used crowdsourcing efforts within their company. Interacting digitally through crowdsourcing is the quickest way this can be done. A growing service among a variety of industries, crowdsourcing is the next step for your company when it comes to extra support.

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

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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

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?

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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. This type of commitment not just to hearing from employees, but implementing ideas means that these crowdsourcing programs will last a long time.

11/18 WEBINAR: Driving Digital Innovation through Crowdsourcing

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That’s where crowdsourcing comes in. A Quick Tip About Demonstrating Value in Crowdsourcing. Remember that: When engaged as part of a crowd, employees will always spend time on the ideas and challenges that are meaningful , either in terms of moving the business forward or improving the customer experience. Spigit and 451 Research on Driving Digital Innovation through Crowdsourcing.

Spigit Product Release Employe Engagement

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Meanwhile, research shows that investments made by organizations to increase employee engagement have barely had an impact over the last 15 years. $7 7 trillion in costs and employee engagement stagnation for the past 15 years…the status quo isn’t working for companies to say the least. From turnover to absenteeism, businesses are suffering from the lack of engagement from their employees a different approach needs to be taken to stop the bleeding.