Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing Best Practices

HYPE Innovation

Open innovation (also known as user, cumulative, mass, or distributed innovation, or as know-how trading) and crowdsourcing are both affordable, reliable, powerful ways to keep your company on the cutting edge of innovative ideas and products. First, you need to understand when to utilize open innovation and when crowdsourcing is the better option. Here's how you can score with these innovation strategies. Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing vs. Open Innovation: What’s the Difference?

IdeaScale

Open innovation vs. crowdsourcing can be a tough call. What’s the difference between crowdsourcing and open innovation? Crowdsourcing Vs. Open Innovation. With open innovation, you might reach out to your entire company, and sometimes friendly rivals in the same industry, to share ideas and get perspective on something. The post Crowdsourcing vs. Open Innovation: What’s the Difference?

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How Liebherr Engages Its Customers with Crowdsourcing

HYPE Innovation

This blog post is part of a series on successfully managing open innovation programs. Open Innovation

Seven Critical Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Mistakes to Avoid

IdeaScale

Don’t get frustrated with your crowdsourcing campaign. Crowdsourcing and open innovation are great ideas. Too many ideas fall into a crowdsourcing gap, so here are the problems to avoid. By far the biggest problem is people have an idea and decide, vaguely, to throw crowdsourcing at the problem. You need a clear, detailed strategy before you start any crowdsourcing campaign. Choosing Crowdsourcing Instead Of Open Innovation.

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.

Ten Top Tips for Success with Open Innovation

Destination Innovation

Increasingly this internal focus is being replaced by a more powerful and effective approach – open innovation (OI). Crowdsourcing is a version of OI in which you typically throw out a challenge to a crowd of experts who separately compete with ideas to solve your problem. Assess in what areas you need more innovation. CEO Laffley at Proctor and Gamble set a target of reaching 50% of new product innovations from outside the company – the goal was met.

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Open Innovation vs Crowdsourcing vs Co-creation

Wazoku

Various principles and concepts are used for managing research and innovation. You are probably familiar with these buzzwords: crowdsourcing, open innovation and a more recent one, co-creation. Organisations are gradually moving away from traditional work models; they are becoming a lot bolder and more inclusive in their approaches to innovation. As an innovation and idea management company we have witnessed successful use and implementation of these processes.

Defining Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing, and Crowdsourced Innovation

Innocentive

As an evolving, fashionable and relatively new field, Open Innovation is naturally packed with jargon and disputed definitions. Innovation InsightsThere are different terms with the same meaning, the same terms with different meanings and terms being used entirely incorrectly. In this post I try to bring some clarity, referencing reliable academic and business literature where possible.

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.

The Three Challenges of Crowdsourced Innovation

InnovationManagement

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

Open Innovation: A Tried and True Approach

Rocketspace

In the summer of 2014 , much of the tech press was amused, and even a little aghast —McDonald's had opened a digital incubator in San Francisco. McDonald's making this kind of modern move was hardly surprising, though, as they'd seen huge success in 2011 with a German campaign called "Mein Burger," a six month competition allowing customers to invent and crowdsource new burgers online. How have we reached the point where even hamburger restaurants are embracing Open Innovation?

7 Incentives to Increase Participation in a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

InnovationManagement

Every year, one question tops all the others that our customers might bring to us: how do I increase engagement in my innovation community? We see this question even in the most robust and activated innovation programs. 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

Design the Right Open Innovation Project

Innovation Excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. However it can mean many things to many people; from running a crowdsourced idea scheme like Lego Ideas or MyStarbucksIdea, through to large co-branded initiatives like Senseo. Continue reading → Business Models Innovation Management Open Innovation R&D collaboration Innovation Management Process

How To Get The Most Out Of Crowdsourcing

Innovation Excellence

Over the years I’ve written numerous times about not only the growth in crowdsourcing and other methods of open innovation, but the various studies seeking to understand how we can do so effectively. Competitions Open Innovation Challenges Crowdsourcing

The End of Open Innovation?

100%Open

It’s clear that company innovation techniques are changing fast but how do we open innovation specialists react? If open is the’ new normal’ is our mission complete? It has been fascinating to watch how corporate culture and practices have opened up since we started on this open innovation journey 8 years ago. Does this mean we at 100%Open are out of a job if everyone is practicing open innovation already?

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

Open Innovation Experiment Joins the Fight against Cancer

IdeaScale

Open innovation is giving doctors another tool to fight cancer. They decided to find out by running an open innovation initiative with $55,000 in prizes on the site Topcoder, which had a strong community of AI imaging experts. Open innovation puts patient care first.?. There are some important lessons to learn here when considering open innovation and crowd-sourcing. To learn more about open innovation, contact us !

Open Innovation: A critical success factor when you build your innovation journey

IdeaScale

As a consequence there is not a “one size fits all” solution – each company needs a unique plan to drive innovation and change successfully. However, there are some proven measures with high impact on revenue growth, cost and time savings and improved effects on customer satisfaction – one of them Open Innovation (also known as crowdsourcing). However, successful innovation management goes beyond the research and development department.

Companies betting big on open innovation

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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. Open innovation (OI) uses a mix of approaches, thereby affording higher responsiveness and flexibility while trying to grow beyond its core business. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems. Why does open innovation work?

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?

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. Read these three in-depth industry reports to find out the new rules of the collaborative economy, why the United States is leading the way in turning customer feedback into innovative products, and what challenges are soon to crop up in crowdsourcing. Companies Leverage Open Innovation Better than China. that are taking innovation initiatives to heart.

From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

This is more than just a way to better understand who shops with you, though; with the right platform, it can be a source of powerful innovation. What Is Open Innovation? Traditionally, innovation in companies has been “closed.” Open innovation reverses this by laying out the project, the process, and the goal to other companies, or the wider public, and welcoming ongoing commentary and discussion. When Should I Use Open Innovation?

Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing? Take This Quiz

Planview Spigit

When it comes to gathering innovative ideas, one of the biggest mistakes companies make is to confuse strategic crowdsourcing with something like a virtual suggestion box. Is your company ready to do crowdsourcing the right way? The Crowdsourcing Readiness Quiz. Ready to put your company to the test with our Spigit crowdsourcing software? The post Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing?

How Crowdsourcing is Enhancing the Healthcare Sector

IdeaScale

But little noted was that Gates was pioneering crowdsourcing in healthcare … and that it worked. So how can you harness the power of crowds and open innovation in the world of medical care? Open innovation can be challenging in healthcare , not least because the idea pushes back against the belief that doctors know everything. Open Innovation In Healthcare. Open innovation can be a true life-saver.

Eleven Ways to use Crowdsourcing

Destination Innovation

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.

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.

Researching Open Innovation @ AOM 2015

Open Innovation

For a second year at #AOM2015, Marcel Bogers has organized a PDW on “Researching Open Innovation” to help OI researchers discuss and develop their open innovation research. This looks to be one of the two most important open innovation sessions in Vancouver this summer (the other being the OI+business models session featuring Chesbrough, Lettl and Tucci on Sunday morning). AOM 2015 Frank Piller Marcel Bogers open innovation

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. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. Crowdsourcing

Easing Traffic Congestion with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

Here is a rundown of a few open innovation initiatives that have attempted to unclog our traffic-filled roads. Ford Motor Company’s Innovate Mobility Challenge – looked for solutions to transport challenges faced by different regions. Intelligent Transportation Congestion Challenge – a global open innovation contest from the Intelligent Transport Society of America (ITS) to cut down on congestion and reduce pollution.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. It can hold a key for us to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connect different voices, that builds into a community that can combine and open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. 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. It can hold a key for us to help solve vexing questions, real challenges, and connect different voices, that builds into a community that can combine and open up the fields of opportunity for new solutions. 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?

Open Innovation: Your Guide to Harnessing and Managing the Best Ideas

IdeaScale

Open innovation allows everyone to compete equally, whether their development budget is large or small. What is Open Innovation. Open innovation is a paradigm shift that assumes organizations can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas to determine as path to market and advance technology. Why Open Innovation is an Equalizer. Employee Open Innovation : Dick’s Sporting Goods was a runner-up in the 2016 Innovation awards.

Tackling Alzheimer’s Disease with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

To accelerate research into treatment and detection and to find a cure, a group known as the Alzheimer’s Breakthrough team is turning to open innovation and crowdsourcing models. They are hoping to attract a global force of innovators in diverse fields (such as artificial intelligence, precision pharmaceuticals, and video games) and get them to put some considerable thinking time into coming up and developing breakthrough solutions.

World Open Innovation Conference 2015: Final Program

Open Innovation

Thu 10:30 AM (Salon D): Modes of Open Innovation; Moderator: Marcel Bogers Mehdi Bagherzadeh and Sabine Brunswicker Mix and Match: Preferred ‘Mix of Open Innovation Modes’ for Solving Innovation Problems Roberto Camerani, Stefano Denicolai, Monica Masucci and Giovanni Valentini The Interplay of Inbound and Outbound Open Innovation and its Impact on Firm Performance Saumya Amarasinghe, Kenneth Husted and Frank Siedlok How Revealing is Revealing?

Crowdsourcing the mind through open innovation

HunchBuzz

This is where Open innovation shines; Crowdsourcing platforms like HunchBuzz, Stack Overflow and Quora provide a place where organisations or people, can post up a question and receive an answer. The post Crowdsourcing the mind through open innovation appeared first on HunchBuzz. Related posts: 5 Examples of How Crowdsourcing Will Help You Be More Innovative. Crowdsourcing Innovation. Innovation Crowdsourcing.

Participate in Public Open Innovation Challenges

IdeaConnection

A fantastic way for organizations to give their innovation endeavours a rocket-sized boost and for innovators to get their teeth stuck into fascinating challenges is with IdeaConnection’s public challenges platform. Through this, our problem solvers and crowdsourced participants work to develop world-beating solutions. If you’ve got the answer or reckon you can develop one, then The Principal Challenge in Analytics Innovation 2018 is for you.

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.

Open Innovation Just Got Easier

100%Open

This week we’re launching our new free open innovation toolkit. We have designed our toolkit to be used by those new to open innovation and old hands alike. It consists of 30 tools covering the whole open innovation journey from setting a strategy for collaboration to implementing mutually beneficial business models.

Why Bother with User Innovation?

InnovationManagement

Users are a hidden ‘front end’ of innovation, highly motivated, prepared to experiment and tolerant of things not working right first time. The post Why Bother with User Innovation?

Open Innovation for Cyber Threat Defenses

IdeaConnection

Cue open innovation. One is prestige and status among the community of solvers and the other is the possibility of financial gain as the company is planning to commercialize crowdsourcing of cyber analysis. Open Innovation cybersecurity and open innovation gamificationFrom ransomware attacks and tampering with voter systems to taking out electrical grids and mining cryptocurrencies, cyber threats are a global problem.

Global Crowdsourcing Week 2016

100%Open

This week we were delighted to welcome Global Crowdsourcing Week to London for the first time. There were lots of interesting talks from the likes of Robin Chase talking about Peer Inc and Peter Bryant talking about Crowdsourcing a new Constitution for the UK, as well as talks and contributions many of 100%Open partners including Crowdicity , Chaordix , UsCreates , Better Ventures , OI Engine , and Catalyx.

Essential Steps Toward Open Innovation Success

eZassi

The goal of open innovation is to allow organizations to collaborate with external resources to advance their technologies. Crowdsourcing. Innovation Integration. An automated assessment and analytics tool supports innovation integration, making the process seamless to your existing system. Every open innovation system must manage the product lifecycle from intake of concept through product on the shelf. Cyberscouting Open Innovation