Crowdsourcing: a Tool to Innovate


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How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation


In this post, I’d like to talk about how design thinking complements crowdsourced innovation. I don’t think I need to point out the obvious parallels to crowdsourcing here, do I? The post How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale.

Why Aren’t You Crowdsourcing?


Last year Gartner published an article entitled “ The 5 Most Effective, Least Used Digital Innovation Hacks ” which listed crowdsourcing, differentiated funding, differentiated metrics, startup innovation, and formal innovation management. So why aren’t you crowdsourcing already?

What You Need to Know About Crowdsourcing


Every spring at IdeaScale, we start receiving requests from undergraduate and graduate students around the globe who are researching crowdsourcing and its potential application in the business world. What are the benefits of crowdsourcing? Ideation.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

CROWDSOURCED. REPORT Methodology Spigit’s 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report. have been using crowdsourcing software for more than. We studied the effect that tenure had on crowdsourced. practice of crowdsourced innovation. ideation program.

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation


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. Crowdsourcing Compromises Value.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments


ideation software. Based on in-depth customer research we conducted, which you can read more about in our 2017 Business Innovation Report , it’s clear that ideation isn’t a siloed initiative any longer. Ideation is touching many areas of a business. Crowdsourcing

The Power of People, an Expert Opinion on Crowdsourcing Innovation


José Morey and on ideation, innovation and the crowd

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success


Recently, Spigit CTO James Gardner shared some of his expert tips on using crowdsourcing software to build your innovation pipeline. But according to Gardner, you should be wary of staunching the flow too soon — especially if backing off on ideation is a result of feeling overwhelmed. Using a crowdsourcing platform will often remove the majority of the legwork.”. Crowdsourcing Innovation = Diverse Ideas and Predictable Outcomes.

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?


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?

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

method of innovation is called crowdsourcing. found by analyzing these crowdsourced. In a crowdsourced. in the crowdsourced innovation platform and. we call ideation rate, measures the productivity. correlation between ideation. Four factors drive ideation.

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?


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?

It’s a BatMobile! It’s a Pod Racer! It’s…the Polaris Slingshot (A Tale of Crowdsourcing Success)


But only Spigit customer Polaris has crowdsourcing to thank for the unique design of the Slingshot, their recently-released three-wheel motorcycle that’s been compared to every superhero transport in the books. Crowdsourcing a Best-Seller at Polaris. How Spigit helped them make the process of ideation to execution 80% faster. How crowdsourcing innovation helped Polaris beat competitor Harley Davidson to the market with their new electric motorcycle.

Capgemini’s Top 3 Takeaways for Crowdsourcing Innovation


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. Crowdsourcing Innovation Creates an Engaged Community.

Crowdsourcing at Work: Open Innovation with Unilever’s Foundry IDEAS™


Crowdsourcing solutions gives us the best chance of driving real, lasting change — in fact, 85% of the 2014 Best Global Brands have used crowdsourcing in the last ten years. Be a Part of the Crowdsourcing Solution. The world has a lot of problems.

How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

The evolution of ‘Voice of the Customer’ How companies leverage crowdsourcing and. ideation to surface opportunities that deliver better. skyrockets, companies are turning to ideation to tap into the collective intelligence. Why ideation?

How a (crowdsourced) idea becomes a product


Sterilite launches crowdsourced product. Sterilite , the industry leading manufacturer of plastic storage containers, launched their first ever crowdsourced product idea to the marketplace. . For the crowdsourcing community this is a huge breakthrough. Why crowdsource?

Using the Power of Crowdsourcing to Combat Humanitarian Catastrophes with Innovation

HYPE Innovation

Ideation & CollaborationThat old saying - ‘many hands make light work’ - takes on a particular meaning in the world of innovation. Faced with open-ended challenges which require radical solutions, the more minds we have on the task the more likely it is that the innovation ‘light bulb’ will flash on! Whether we are seeking a radical new idea for a novel challenge or suggestions to help improve an existing situation there’s no doubt that shared creativity is a powerful resource.

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software


To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software. To quantify the complete value of Spigit’s ideation management, Forrester analysts conducted in-depth interviews with business leaders from five long-time customers in order to measure the total economic impact over four years. Crowdsourcing

Internal Crowdsourcing vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution


Recently I had a chance to read a terrific article in the most recent issue of the MIT/Sloan Management review about internal crowdsourcing. An external crowd can be a mixed population of people that are not employed by a company hosting the ideation challenge or community.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

INNOVATION PROGRAM The overwhelming majority of Spigit customers (93%, according to our 2016 State of Crowdsourced Innovation. The same Spigit Crowdsourced Innovation study revealed. Crowdsourcing is a powerful, proven way to surface.

Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth. Frequency – the more brainstorm and ideation events the better. They use a metric called Ideation Rate which they define as the ration of winning ideas to active participants.

Crowdsourcing Ways to Save Students Money


Knowing that they had a wealth of knowledge within their campus network, the steering committee and the working group launched a crowdsourcing campaign to their students asking for ways to reduce costs that would help the President meet his commitment.

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?


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?

How to Build Careers with Innovation


In the Covia crowdsourced innovation community, the results were already stupendous: almost $13 million in savings or projected new revenues from employee ideas. Best Practice covia employee crowdsourcing idea management ideation sno-isle libraries TTI

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

implemented crowdsourced. ideating with colleagues – that enables the usual suspects to consistently. approach to Spigit customers by running frequent ideation challenges. Consistent ideation – whether your team is in one office or distributed. 1 Crowdsourced Innovation.

Internal vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution


internal crowdsourcing. Co-authored by Lale Kesebi at Spigit customer Li & Fung (watch her awesome presentation at Ignite here to get inspired ), I recommend it to anyone considering doing ideation with an internal crowd. What is an ideation challenge or community?

Innovation Management meets Crowdsourcing


Streetspotr is THE expert for mobile crowdsourcing and, with its network of 500,000+ crowdworkers, offers access to valuable up-to-date knowledge. The post Innovation Management meets Crowdsourcing appeared first on.

Crowdsourcing Internal Innovation

Collective Innovation

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4 Reasons Why Defining Goals is Critical to Successful Ideation Challenges


Defining goals is critical to running successful ideation challenges. I’ve been working with several ideation program managers recently to launch their first crowdsourcing challenge and noticed that many try to bypass the step of defining goals. At Spigit, we help some of the most successful companies in the world drive their innovation agenda and create cultures of innovation through ideation. Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing solutions for social change


As an innovation technique, crowdsourcing or soliciting ideas from people to work collaboratively or individually toward a common goal has been around for a while. What can crowdsourcing be used for? How can you crowdsource innovation?

6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program


In fact, Gartner recently named crowdsourcing as the most effective independent discipline that CIOs can adopt to drive digital transformation. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. In other words, target your ideation challenges on critical improvement areas (e.g.

Crowdsourcing ideas: sexy ideas get implemented

Norbert Bol

Idea crowdsourcing is the act when a company outsources the generation of new ideas (e.g. The sourcing of ideas occurs on online idea crowdsourcing platforms that are open to everybody who has access to the Internet and no specific training or expertise is needed.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination


Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the Smart Cities initiative could be what makes the difference.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software


Some organizations even use idea software to involve the broader public in their ideation or innovation efforts. Ideation software changes all of that by making the process of sharing new ideas — and asking for them — digital, trackable, and repeatable.

Incentives for Participation or Incentives for Success? What Works?


In a fast-paced corporate environment where there are many expectations and a steady stream of work, how (and more importantly) why, would you carve out time to contribute to your company’s new ideation platform?

Using Design Thinking to Ready Your Company for the Green Economy


Ideation: With a properly defined problem and a ton of knowledge resources, you can start ideating. Ideation also means connecting and building ideas so that they become even more impactful.