Ideation in Times of Crisis

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If you’re thinking about launching a crowdsourcing campaign to respond to some of these challenges brought about by COVID-19, now is a good time. The post Ideation in Times of Crisis appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation coast guard continuous improvement coronavirus covid-19 Creativity crisis crisis response Crowdsourcing disaster preparedness disaster response Ideation social distancing

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. Learn more about how you can tap into this innovative community. The post The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Ideation

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

Planview Spigit

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. One of those brands is Unilever , one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products that launched its crowdsourced innovation program , Unilever Foundry, last year, to make sustainable living commonplace by collaborating with innovators.

Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (2/2)

Innovation Excellence

How compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation? And what if, if Open Innovation, which was intended to seek out outside, were coming back inside? Continue reading → Customers Innovation Uncategorized collaboration Chesbrough co-creation Crowd Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation Hackathon ideation Open Innovation Participative innovation

How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation

IdeaScale

In my double role as an innovation architect at IdeaScale and a consultant for innovation management, I rely on a variety of methods to set my clients up for success. Combining methods is one of the ways I make sure they make the most out of their innovation efforts. 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?

Open Innovation Platform for Singapore

IdeaConnection

Singapore is looking to ramp up its innovation efforts and therefore will soon be launching the Open Innovation Platform, a virtual crowdsourcing platform that aims to foster innovative ideas and narrow the gap between research and commercialization. Open Innovation Goals. Catalyzing innovation by developing a community of problem owners (such as trade associations, SMEs and Singapore-based companies) and solvers.

Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth. They found that four factors were particularly important for success with innovation and growth. Frequency – the more brainstorm and ideation events the better.

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. Perhaps we can even say that human-centricity is needed more than ever in today’s Age of Innovation. As we are now in the new year of 2018, the power of innovation through Collective Creativity is not dying down. Nurture an innovation community.

IdeaLab: A New Kind of Open Innovation Platform

Collective Innovation

Open innovation means allowing everyone a voice at the table. Each individual has a unique perspective to add and can identify opportunities and problems that you otherwise may not see with the traditional closed innovation model. At Collective Innovation our focus has always been on increasing engagement, since your personal and organizational success is based on the buy-in and active participation of your community.

An Innovation Market Can Find Your Next Winner

Destination Innovation

But if you do not have such an app or you just want something more immediate and engaging then try setting up an innovation market. What sorts of innovations does the organisation need? The post An Innovation Market Can Find Your Next Winner appeared first on Destination Innovation. Brainstorming and Ideation Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing idea selection innovation market suggestions scheme wisdom of crowds

Open Innovation Challenge for Encapsulation Delivery Technologies

eZassi

Global Ideation Campaign to Identify Advanced Delivery Technologies. 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.”. Innovators sometimes feel too scared to share and they don’t want to be at risk with their ideas.

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

Qmarkets

Corporate Innovation: A Victim of Remote Work? Corporate innovation will not be spared the troubles of adjusting to the “new normal.” ” As a former Googler, Mayer knew that innovation requires collaboration, and both thrive on serendipity. crowdsourcing ?as

Open Innovation: How the United Nations is Changing the World by Collaborating with It

Planview Spigit

To better understand complex and connected challenges in the developing world, the United Nations (UN) , the international organization tasked with bringing nations together, turned to Spigit to power their open innovation challenge , #SDGInsights. SDGInsights is one of many idea challenges open to the public the UN has ran since launching their ideation program, Unite Ideas. Why is the UN leveraging open ideation? External Innovation

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? More ideas mean a better chance of bringing something truly innovative to the surface. What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation? What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team have launched Qmarkets’ award winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units.

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team has launched Qmarkets’ award-winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

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

Qmarkets

Corporate Innovation: A Victim of Remote Work? Corporate innovation will not be spared the troubles of adjusting to the “new normal.” ” As a former Googler, Mayer knew that innovation requires collaboration, and both thrive on serendipity. Crowdsourcing to the Rescue?

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What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

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. Ideation Software Creates an Inspirational and Collaborative Environment. What is idea software?

Gartner: Innovation Management Software Nearing Mainstream Adoption

Planview Spigit

Awesome new ideas are what make an innovation program…well, an innovation program. But it’s the tools you use that help those ideas become reality and bring about tangible returns — tools like innovation management software (and for some, a new way of thinking about innovation altogether). According to the people who spend their time researching this sort of thing, the importance of ‘managing innovation initiatives systematically’ (i.e.,

How to Work Like a Startup

IdeaScale

Startups are some of the most successful and innovative businesses out there right now. Their very nature makes them primed for innovation programs and effective development of new ideas. RocketSpace, a tech campus located in the Bay Area, has an open innovation consultancy which is specifically aimed at helping brands understand how startups work, how to work with them, and how to work like them.

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Innovation Goes Beyond Bright Ideas

IdeaScale

When organizations talk about innovation, they are referring to generating bright ideas. But innovation is not the Idea; it’s more than that. Innovation goes beyond bright ideas by combining processes with creative minds to breathe life into something that makes life easier, days brighter, and helps organizations get closer to their goals. Ideation is a necessary step in the innovation process , but it’s only one step. Here’s one process: Ideate.

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. UNICEF is joined in partnership by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network and the Global Renewable Energy & Environmental Network (GREEN), as well as a number of other esteemed partners and affiliates.

Starting with a Great Strategy

IdeaScale

More and more these days, great organizations are employing innovation programs. While deciding to incorporate an innovation program may be an easy decision, deciding the structure and strategy surrounding that program can be more difficult. They have found that starting with a great innovation strategy can make all the difference. Don’t miss our webinar with RocketSpace, From Ideation to Incubation, on Wednesday, June 3.

Why is it Important to Get to Market Fast

IdeaScale

Technology moves at the speed of innovation. If you release your product after they have released theirs, you will seem as though you are a follower, and not an innovator in the field at all. In order to stand out, you must do everything you can to expedite the process of innovating in order to be the first to market. Best Practice crowdsourcing IdeaScale Innovation open innovationIf you aren’t paying attention, you could be completely left behind.

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. In order to become “smart” , governments need to “import” talents, ideas and innovations from that world and adapt them to the somber-looking world of clerks and seemingly never-ending cycle of bureaucracy.

Idea Galaxy

Collective Innovation

To start using IdeaLab login as an administrator and click the user drop-down: Now you can begin your exploration: The post Idea Galaxy appeared first on Collective Innovation - Ideation Management Software. Analytics Crowdsourcing Innovation New Product Development Research business intelligence crowdsourcing data visualization open innovationData visualizations can greatly help you narrow down and explore those ideas that are most meaningful.

InnoCentive partners with Habitat for Humanity to find innovative solutions for sustainable construction and demolition waste management

Wazoku

Global nonprofit uses open innovation firm to proactively address the estimated 2.2 17 November, 2020 – Open innovation firm InnoCentive is supporting global housing nonprofit Habitat for Humanity in a new challenge that will run until 25 January 2021. InnoCentive’s partner SeaFreight Labs , the crowdsourcing consultancy delivering solutions to the global seafreight community, is supporting each of the four challenges.

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

The evolving trend of smart city innovation is one that governments should be wholeheartedly embracing, but as with many government initiatives, seems to be having a hard time getting off the ground. Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the smart cities initiative could be what makes the difference. While these are an auspicious start to the smart city innovation trend, they are still the outlier, and not indicative of most cities.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.13.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to our brand new weekly link roundup, featuring a carefully curated selection of hand-picked links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company. The skinny: Renowned innovation leader, management expert, and founder of Strategos Gary Hamel explains which essential parts of the innovation engine you’re probably forgetting. 6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation.

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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. Tesla and Toyota for example opened their patent books to the competition back in 2015 to help accelerate innovation around fuel cells. The benefits of crowdsourcing are even more clear in the medical and pharmaceutical industry where breakthroughs could save lives.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.15.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. How David Bowie’s Continual Innovation and Rebranding is an Inspiration for the Business World. The skinny: Dyan Jones-Evans discusses the late David Bowie’s legacy of innovation and creativity, which has had an amazing impact in so many ways during the last half a century.

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

Qmarkets

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.

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. Tesla and Toyota for example opened their patent books to the competition back in 2015 to help accelerate innovation around fuel cells. The benefits of crowdsourcing are even more clear in the medical and pharmaceutical industry where breakthroughs could save lives.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.11.15

Planview Spigit

It’s time for Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 1.Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation. The skinny: Innovation thought leader Robert Brands’ newest book takes you head first into practical techniques to break down the barriers to innovation.

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Can Crowdsourcing Help to Break Down the Biggest Obstacle in Market Research?

Qmarkets

While no method is perfect and companies continued to miss key shifts in customer wants and needs, it’s undeniable that well-executed market research has been very effective at letting companies see over the wall that separates them from their customers and develop innovative new products and services. To be sure, there will still be an important role for market research in the coming era of crowdsourced ideation and innovation. The Wall of Separation.

Can Crowdsourcing Help to Break Down the Biggest Obstacle in Market Research?

Qmarkets

While no method is perfect and companies continued to miss key shifts in customer wants and needs, it’s undeniable that well-executed market research has been very effective at letting companies see over the wall that separates them from their customers and develop innovative new products and services. To be sure, there will still be an important role for market research in the coming era of crowdsourced ideation and innovation. The Wall of Separation.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. CIMdata recently published this report, eZassi participated in the report findings, providing insight, commentary, discovery and suggestions to aide in guiding enterprise organizations with connecting the dots of enterprise innovation management (EIM). Crowdsourcing.

Ezassi to Attend FEI Boston 2018: What to Expect

eZassi

While there, we’ll be showcasing our innovative platform and processes that have helped our client base increase user engagement, time-to-innovate, number of ideas and, most importantly, quantifying how it affects their bottom line. After working in various industries, we’ve found some similarities that make the innovation process effective and streamlined. Many companies are trying their best to create innovation within their companies but still struggle.

Catch Up on IdeaNation 2019 Interviews in the New Year

IdeaScale

Click the 2019 Open Nation tab on the IdeaScale website to check out all the latest interviews, information, and more. Each year, IdeaScale meets with innovators from all over the globe who gather to share best practices on the management and delivery of ideas. The topics are diverse and offer valuable insight into what it takes to innovate in the ever-changing technological landscape of today. Innovation: The Reality-Making behind the Glamour.

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. I can already hear you protesting – but innovation is an inherently human endeavour, combining creativity with inspiration, surely a robot cannot replicate this? Combining internal data and open data will lead to finding the best ideas suggested by the algorithm. Crowdsourcing Innovation Strategy Technology

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Leveraging the Crowd – Guide

Wazoku

In this post we are going to look at one of the first stages of a successful innovation programme – Leveraging the Crowd. Businesses and institutions have been using crowdsourcing for years through focus groups, surveys, consultations and interviews to gather feedback and suggestions. Although the terms “crowdsourcing”, “open innovation” and “ideation” can sound complex and novel, they are merely new methods of engaging larger crowds to gather ideas and input.