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.

Ten Top Tips for Success with Open Innovation

Destination Innovation

Traditionally businesses developed all their new products in-house using ideas that came from their Marketing or R&D departments (or sometimes the MD’s pet projects). 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.

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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

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.

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?

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.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

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?

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.” Projects are kept secret, details are not shared outside the company or even certain departments, and secrecy is a requirement of working on the project. When Should I Use Open Innovation?

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?

Tackling Malaria Drug Resistance with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

In the fight against drug-resistant malaria, a crowdsourcing project achieves in months what it would've taken years through conventional research approaches

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. A team worked on the project for three months.

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.

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?

How to Use Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation to Reach Your Goals

eZassi

When looking to complete a project, design a website or enhance productivity, many businesses decide to recruit and hire a new team member. To find the right people for the job, many business leaders are turning to crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing usually helps companies and entrepreneurs reach their desired outcomes faster than they once thought possible. Crowdsourcing Explained. When used properly, crowdsourcing can help business owners enhance their profitability.

Open Innovation Inspires TV Drama

IdeaConnection

Open innovation looks set to establish itself further into the public consciousness if a new television series gets off the ground. The premise of the show is that Piven will play a “charismatic tech innovator” who develops a revolutionary crowdsourcing system to help him find his daughter’s ‎killer or killers. Inspiring Others to Pursue Open Innovation. Crowdsourcing Jeremy Piven wisdom of the crowd

33 Routes to Open Innovation

Open Innovation EU

It has been a while since Henry Chesbrough coined the term Open Innovation and formulated it’s definition: “combining internal and external ideas as well as internal and external paths to market to advance the development of new technologies.” In the course of time, the terminology surrounding Open Innovation has evolved alongside developments in management literature and practises. Route 4: Collaborative Innovation. Route 12: Open Business.

5 top tips for choosing an online crowdsourcing platform

100%Open

We’ve used some of these to deliver projects for Ford , Swinton Insurance , Cystic Fibrosis Trust , and the International Committee of the Red Cross among others. What specific need are you aiming to address with your project? Answer that, and then investigate the ones that sound like they are a good fit for your project. Doncaster Talks crowdsourcing community (Dub platform example). Crowne Plaza Innovate Community (Crowdicity platform example).

Open Innovation for a Good Night’s Sleep

IdeaConnection

The audio equipment giant wants consumers to share their thoughts on the project to help it refine the buds prior to a global release. There’s more on the crowdsourcing project in the video below and here at Indiegogo.com. Open Innovation Bose Corporation sleepbuds crowdsourcing sleepbuds

Transforming Indian Railway Stations via Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

Indian Railways is embarking on an ambitious project and has turned to open innovation for help in achieving its goals. At the same time the IRSDC has launched separate open innovation competitions for a new logo and tagline. Open Innovation IRSDC railway stations in India

5 Principles of Writing Good Crowdsourcing Challenges

100%Open

Writing effective questions for a crowdsourcing community is an art as well as a science. Here are 5 top tips that we’ve learned to help create an interesting, engaging, productive and innovative challenge: A Need not a Want – Successful crowdsourcing usually tackles challenges that are both interesting and important to our organisation. Good crowdsourcing challenge questions occupy the middle ground and are clearly answerable.

Multi-Planet System Discovered by Crowdsourcing

IdeaConnection

In a stellar achievement by the crowd, NASA has revealed details of the first multi-planet system to be discovered entirely by crowdsourcing. It was discovered through a citizen science project called Exoplanet Explorers where volunteers from all over the world examine data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope looking for exoplanets. It’s hosted on Zooniverse, an online platform for crowdsourcing research.

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 for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s OECD’s global challenge Open innovation is combining internal and external ideas to advance technology, product development, and so much more?—?including Why crowdsource for social change? In light of Be-novative’s official launch happening for organizations and communities of all sizes, we want to share a social innovation story that happened with the Collective Creativity methodology and technology?—?breakthrough

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?

Simulating the World’s Power Grid with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

An open innovation project from Germany is helping energy researchers with numerous endeavors and enterprises. OpenGridMap is crowdsourcing data related to the world’s power grid and making it freely available to others. “Contracting a company to compile the infrastructure for an entire country, or even the entire world would not be affordable for the researchers,” said Jose Rivera, director of the project, in an interview with Campus Technology.

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Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. Qmarkets was selected due to strong functionality in this area and experience working with public sector organizations on similar projects.

The Benefits of Open Innovation

HunchBuzz

Open innovation is the life blood of many corporations. One of the greatest benefits of open innovation is the ability to find and groom innovators who already have products and technologies. This is because even those in a corporation hired to work on technological and product innovations rarely have as much time to do the work they were hired to do. Open” means open across the board. What is Innovation Management? Open innovation

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. The post What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators appeared first on Innovation Management. This process allows companies to set a challenge and gather ideas from hundreds, thousands, or hundreds of thousands of participants.

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. When people have seen all the presentations they vote – in secret so that no-one can see which is currently the most popular project. What sorts of innovations does the organisation need? The post An Innovation Market Can Find Your Next Winner appeared first on Destination Innovation. Image by Martin Winkler on Pixabay.

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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3 Innovative Projects with Ideanote to Get '19 Started

Ideanote

What better way to start this new year than to put actions behind words on that innovative organization culture of yours? An Ideanote project can help you with that. As an all-in-one innovation platform, Ideanote can be successfully used in a manner of different ways. Open innovation, idea management platform, employee motivation tool – the possibilities are, if not endless, then at least plenty. Happy innovating! Then open innovation is your best bet.

Crowdsourcing App Studies the Health Benefits of the Outdoors

IdeaConnection

A new crowdsourcing app developed by scientists at the University of Cambridge in the UK could help them to understand more about the relationship between biodiversity and well-being. The researchers involved in the project hope the crowdsourcing data will answer fundamental questions about: The relative impact on an individual’s health and well-being of different types of green spaces, such as parks and nature reserves. Open Innovation crowdsource study NatureBuzz

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Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations. However, these innovations aren’t that common. The most successful, innovative companies strike a balance between core, adjacent, and transformational initiatives. A 2012 study found that companies that allocated about 70% of their innovation activity to core initiatives, 20% to adjacent ones, and 10% to transformational ones outperformed their peers.

Identifying Opportunities for Crowdsourcing in Education

IdeaScale

Where does crowdsourcing fit in education? But, in education, there’s a lot of room for crowdsourcing, and it can be a source of innovative ideas. The truth is that educators and professors have been crowdsourcing well before Kickstarter came along. For example, the philosopher Jeremy Bentham left behind 40,000 pages of untranscribed work, so University College London launched the Transcribe Bentham Project. Crowdsourcing improves education.

Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. Qmarkets was selected due to strong functionality in this area and experience working with public sector organizations on similar projects.

Iowa Department of Transportation Selects Qmarkets Platform for Cross-Functional Idea Crowdsourcing Initiative

Qmarkets

Iowa DOT has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets’ innovation management software, with the launch of their Research Ideas Website. Qmarkets was selected due to strong functionality in this area and experience working with public sector organizations on similar projects.

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.,

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Of course, proprietary innovation is the lifeblood of large companies. The major shift from 2009 to today is that most large organisations have embraced open innovation as mainstream within their innovation, partnering and investment activities. The business case for open innovation .

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Shell Gamechanger – A Supertanker of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Its mission was to deliver innovative options that have the potential to drastically impact the energy future. Since it started it has received over 10,000 ideas and helped over 1700 innovators around the world. One of the big ideas to emerge is Prelude , the world’s first Floating Liquid Natural Gas project – a massive 600,000 tonne facility containing a complete LNG plant. Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Leadership of Innovation gamechanger LNG prelude shell

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.

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.

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.