Three Real World Examples of Crowdsourcing in Education

IdeaScale

That’s made schools of all levels and the wider education industry that supports them a fruitful ground for crowdsourcing approaches. Three schools, in particular, have used crowdsourcing to make changes for the good of students. So instead, the university turned to crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing: Bolstering Your Company’s Survival Kit

Planview Spigit

We’ve seen example after example of companies successfully leveraging crowdsourcing technology to capture innovation at scale. Li & Fung is a 100+ year old company with over 22,000 employees worldwide that has used crowdsourcing masterfully. Crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing

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JAMES GARDNER: How to Succeed at Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

Spigit CTO James Gardner, who this week is presenting at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit in NYC , knows a thing or two about how to be successful at crowdsourcing innovation. The way to get the best innovation is by crowdsourcing it.”

How a (crowdsourced) idea becomes a product

Betterific

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?

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

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.

Can Crowdsourcing Support Your Operational Excellence Strategy?

Qmarkets

However, when Michael wasn’t busy with his leadership responsibilities, he found time to participate in a short interview on the intersection between innovation and operational excellence strategy.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

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

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

Embedding crowdsourcing and innovation management into the smart cities initiative could be what makes the difference.

The Secrets to Effective, Efficient Ideation

Innovation Excellence

Disruption Innovation Leadership R&D Business Models Creativity Crowdsourcing culture Customers Design Thinking Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship ideas ideation ideation management Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking insight Strategy

Innovation SOP: Does Effective Leadership Lead to Effective Crowd-sourcing?

Qmarkets

This week, we take a look at Innovation Leadership - how has the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) evolved into the Chief Innovation Officer (CINO), and how important is leadership in the age of crowdsourcing anyway? The Evolution from Management to Leadership.

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

Open innovation and crowdsourcing take closed doors and open them. Leadership of Innovation closed door crowdsourcing hello fresh innocentive open door open innovation shut it

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Many companies are turning to innovation centers — physical hubs where people can gather to design, build, and test products — to complement the crowdsourcing software (like Spigit ) that enables their overall programs. But these initiatives have to be backed by leadership. “To

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SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

Leadership ( personal growth ). Check lists and memory joggers can be helpful. Recently, I decided to fly as comfortably as possible on a long trip to San Francisco: jeans, sneakers, etc. I packed my “work” clothes in my bag.

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

However, when Michael wasn’t busy with his leadership responsibilities, he found time to participate in a short interview on the intersection between innovation and operational excellence.

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

However, when Michael wasn’t busy with his leadership responsibilities, he found time to participate in a short interview on the intersection between innovation and operational excellence.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

The following business innovation reports cover three core elements that consistently prove important to success: developing a certain kind of company culture; the connection between data, legislature, challenges, and opportunities; and finally, emerging business trends that continuously impact enterprise innovation programs.

How To Connect People To Drive Innovation

Innovation Excellence

What is Bimodal People Management? It might be the next stage for your HR department. A new chapter that takes HR on an exciting journey of exploration into uncharted territory of business transformation. A new way of working that fosters creativity and connects more people than ever before.

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Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Innovation Step-by-Step: How to Create and Develop Ideas for Your Challenge – This quick and easy how-to book will help you develop innovative, strategic, and creative leadership skills to build a stronger innovations system.

Empowering Veterans and Coal Miners with Modern Innovation Tools

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Innovation Leadership Management People & Skills Processes & Tools Strategy Coal Miners Crowdsourcing education Entrepreneurship FCC Federal Communications Commission Innovation tools Veterals

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Nine Short Innovation Lessons from Lego

Destination Innovation

Five Sustainable Innovation Practices that saved Lego – Leadership Network. Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Innovation Examples & Lessons bankruptcy future lab knudstorp lego movie star wars toy

Shell Gamechanger – A Supertanker of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Shell does not do crowdsourcing as such but it has four open innovation vehicles, External Technology Collaborations , Shell TechWorks , Shell Technology Ventures and Shell GameChanger. Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Leadership of Innovation gamechanger LNG prelude shell

Innovating for Social Good

IdeaScale

Standard Bank’s Water4Africa Challenge is a great example of crowdsourcing for social good. Innovating For Social Good with Crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing requires some planning. To encourage contributions, pick rewards that appeal to your crowdsourcing base.

What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators

InnovationManagement

Numerous organizations run crowdsourced innovation programs, because companies can find better new ideas and take action on those ideas faster. This process allows companies to set a challenge and gather ideas from hundreds, thousands, or hundreds of thousands of participants.

ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – Finalists Announced

Innovation Excellence

Competitions Creativity culture Innovation Leadership Management Open Innovation Strategy Crowdsourcing Innovation ManagementThose of us who work in Innovation Management know how hard it can be. Innovating innovation management itself needs to be recognized, which is why ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, launched the Grand Prize in 2015, to recognize excellence in innovation management.

A Presidential Call to Action: Reigniting the Spirt of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Government Innovation change collaboration Communication Crowdsourcing Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Leadership Obama presidency White House

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

An innovation strategy is a key business asset, and innovation leadership is no longer nice to have, but necessary. Innovation leadership can make the difference between an innovation strategy that actually produces results and one that languishes on paper.

Delving into a complex world: helping to keep pace

Paul Hobcraft

The emphasis from many of these leading consultancies has been on establishing a clear “thought leadership” approach to underpin their expertise and attract as a ‘go to’ resource. It does seem thought leadership really can have a direct commercial impact.

Tying Collaborative Innovation to Internal Business Incubation: An Example

Planview Spigit

Then: The leadership team responsible for the incubator evaluates each question/ idea that the community poses for fit and transformative potential. Crowdsourcing

4 Keys to Digital Transformation

Planview Spigit

Spigit recently hosted a very informative webinar with one of our technology partners, Topcoder – the largest talent network and crowdsourcing platform consisting of over one million data scientists, programmers, and technology architects. Topcoder’s VP of Marketing, Clinton Bonner, joined Gareth Bradley, Spigit’s VP of Product Management, for a discussion about the role crowdsourcing plays in digital transformation. Crowdsourcing

Framing Innovation Challenges

Strategos

Framing innovation challenges is of critical importance when leadership decides to engage their employees in innovation activities. Crowdsourcing ideas is a popular, energizing way to solve a wide range of business problems.

9 Ways to Engage Your Crowd

Planview Spigit

If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that crowdsourced innovation is extremely effective. Often, this behavior is reinforced by leadership.

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Most of us work in established organizations that have either grown large because of successful leadership, strategic vision, efficient operations, and continuous improvement and innovation, or we work for an organization that has at least established some level of longevity as a going concern.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation programs are maturing. If you can’t do this, you risk leadership pulling the plug. The leadership team was literally discussing if they should continue operations at this particular location. It shows that the leadership team has skin in the game.

Innovation Leaders: If You Show Impact, ROI Will Come

Planview Spigit

As a matter of fact, Spigit’s 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report shows that only 47% of our customer base is tracking ROI on some or all actionable ideas while 63% cite lack of measurable results as the biggest risk to program success. Crowdsourcing

What’s on the Minds of Innovation Executives?

Planview Spigit

In his article on LinkedIn , Scott Raskin, Spigit’s CEO, highlighted several lessons he took away from the the executive panel, including: The metrics that leadership cares about most. CrowdsourcingThere was no shortage of practical sessions at Spigit’s Ignite 2018 conference. One session in particular that gave a unique perspective into the minds of executives was the executive panel moderated by Innovation Leader’s Kelsey Alpaio.

10 Lessons from the Research Kitchen of the Famous elBulli Restaurant

HYPE Innovation

Let’s see here: absorptive capacity , superbosses , leadership paradoxes , coping strategies , ecosystems , new school crowdsourcing , lessons from “Grit” , Henry Chesbrough’s work.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

If senior leadership is out there commenting on ideas, people feel like they’re being heard.”. As Paul Lesner, Director of Analytics at Duke Energy, put it: “Executive sponsorship/support are clearly the first and most important move to lock in before embarking on crowdsourced journey.”. In other words, if you’re going to start an ideation program that crowdsources ideas from employees, you have to be ready to implement the ones that impact business objectives. Crowdsourcin

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

If senior leadership is out there commenting on ideas, people feel like they’re being heard.”. As Paul Lesner, Director of Analytics at Duke Energy, put it: “Executive sponsorship/support are clearly the first and most important move to lock in before embarking on crowdsourced journey.”. In other words, if you’re going to start an ideation program that crowdsources ideas from employees, you have to be ready to implement the ones that impact business objectives. Crowdsourcin

Why Agility Cannot Stand Alone

Daniel Burrus

For example, do you think Kickstarter became the dominating force in the growing crowdsourcing industry because it was agile? When the competition launches a new product, how you react says a lot about you as a professional and your company as an organization.

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OUI comes to Lisbon

Open Innovation

The topics for the 14 paper sessions are: Crowdsourcing (2) Crowdfunding & entrepreneurship (2) Leadership and organization (2) Policy (2) Communities (1) Firm interactions with users (1) Healthcare UI (1) User toolkits (1) Other UI (2) This year, there is not an explicitly “open innovation” track but the policy and leadership tracks nominally include it; glancing at the paper topics, the conference has the least OI focus of any conference since 2008 explicitly invited OI work.

How can we have healthier workplaces?

100%Open

We used a crowdsourcing platform for this, called HealthWorks, and it was a fascinating insight into the health of the people who care for our health. We were also trying to discover ways in which managers can support a healthier workplace with the right leadership and resources. 100% Open collaboration collective intelligence crowdsourcing David Simoes-Brown design-led innovation idea platforms innovation invention open innovation systems of innovation user-led innovation

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We are pushing away from the old innovating core

Paul Hobcraft

I continue to investigate and explore as much of the thought leadership on innovation as I can, it continually points to a change in how we approach innovation.