Crowdsourcing: Diversity and Inclusion in Innovation


IdeaScale customers know that crowdsourcing provides a unique and powerful capability for a) promoting an overall culture of DEIA within organizations, and b) developing agency strategic plans to promote DEIA. Crowdsourcing to Promote DEIA.

Example COVID-19 Crowdsourcing Campaigns


We were heartened, also, to see that many of our customers and partners are taking this moment to look to their network for solutions and novel responses by launching COVID-19 crowdsourcing campaigns. What tools / policies are helping you with this? What topics should we crowdsource that may help reduce the burden of your current work environment? How might we best welcome and onboard our new hires on a remote basis, given new teleworking policies?


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RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku


To give people a forum in which they can express their thoughts, RSA is using an ‘ideas platform’ by Wazoku , the crowdsourcing company, which can be easily accessed online. The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku.

What Are Some Examples of Crowdsourcing Innovation?


There’s no better demonstration of the power of crowdsourcing than proof of it in action. Here are four examples of crowdsourcing in action improving everything from financial services to government communications. The solution used crowdsourcing in two unique ways.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA


Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling? NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. NASA said this is unarguably the most important part of an internal crowdsourcing program.

Four Ways Crowdsourcing is Being Used to Encourage Civic Engagement


Crowdsourcing! Unite constituent and politician with crowdsourcing. It’s just that they could care less who’s in office and are more interested in influencing policy directly, through state and local initiatives about which they care. Crowdsourcing is being used to look at what your constituents are talking about and see how they can be engaged in policy. IdeaScale civic engagement crowdsourcingHow do you build a better government?

Killer of change? ‘Idiot policy’


I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that the word Policy is derived from the French word Police. It’s true existing policy reflects a great deal of organizational learning, but the reality is that stagnant policy has unintended consequences. I read of a bank that elicited feedback across the organization in an attempt to identify ‘idiot policy.’ Amending policy just doesn’t appear to be getting enough air time. Crowdsource

Deep Tech Innovation Needs Deep Networks


It seems to us as though the deep tech floodgates have opened. It may be the same effect that causes buses to arrive in multiples of three, but at 100%Open, we’ve noticed an upsurge in the quantity of deep tech projects.

Strategies for Maximizing Government Employees for City Crowdsourcing


By integrating government employees in coming up with solutions to city issues, decision makers can determine what issues are of most importance and fast track policies that will address those issues first. Read about how the City of Atlanta crowdsourced ideas from their government employees which resulted in ideas that had a potential cost savings of $7.1 City governments all have the same goal: to improve their communities for their citizens in a smarter and more creative way.

Democracy in Action – Crowdsourcing at the RSA


Today’s a big day for our customer, the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), as they start off a journey towards a more innovative, inclusive and democratic policy-making model. Help shape a more participatory model for policy-making which is open, collaborative and innovative. The post Democracy in Action – Crowdsourcing at the RSA appeared first on Wazoku. Blog crowdsourcing innovation open innovation RSA

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. Most studies about idea crowdsourcing focus on the phase of idea generation. In the July 2016 issue of Research Policy there is an interesting article (Schemmann et al., Research Policy , 45 (6), 1145-1154.

Crowdsourcing Marijuana Prices for the Canadian Government


The government agency will be launching a crowdsourcing platform on the Cannabis Stats Hub that will be used to collect voluntary information on what people pay and how much they consume. “All levels of government will need information related to the production, distribution and consumption of non-medical cannabis prior to and following legalization to support the development of policies and regulations,” said a spokesperson for Cannabis Statistics Hub.

100%Open Past and Future


A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. Marginal to mainstream. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Interesting – in a marginal, quirky, alternative, slightly hippy way.

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10 ways crowdsourcing can help you grow


The term crowdsourcing is defined as the process of outsourcing elements of your business by soliciting contributions from an external crowd of people, usually through an online community. Here are ten ways in which crowdsourcing can help ambitious entrepreneurs to innovate and grow their businesses: 1. Crowdsource ideas. The simplest form of crowdsourcing is to ask for new ideas or knowledge. Crowdsource investment. Crowdsource new business.

How Can Crowdsourcing Help the Caribbean to Transform by 2040?


Tourism, climate change, youth, regulatory policy, entrepreneurship, transportation, natural disasters, and technology play a major role in shaping the region. With that said, I think it would be great to crowdsource our ideas. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine. The post How Can Crowdsourcing Help the Caribbean to Transform by 2040?



100% Open 100%Open Business models collaboration collective innovation convergence creative economy crowdsourcing David Simoes-Brown design-led innovation disruptive innovation entrepreneurs innovation policy innovation strategy intellectual property rights UncategorizedUse Business Empathy. There is a lot of talk about negotiation in the media currently. Much of it seems somewhat macho and much of it from people with little direct experience of contemporary business practice.

Best Practice: Conduct crowd engagement and outreach with an eye toward diversity


Whereas, for some policy questions it would be more important to get ideas from people with different socioeconomic backgrounds rather than people with different hobbies. So be sure to think about all the different audiences you want engaging with your crowdsourcing effort and what each audience values. It showcases how they’re thinking about crowdsourcing and innovation as part of their daily routine. Research shows that diversity increases the intelligence of the crowd.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.22.16

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. Read on to find out what we’re learning from Waze about the power of crowdsourcing. The skinny: European countries captured eight of the top 10 slots in a new global ranking of how countries’ domestic policies support worldwide innovation.

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge


Why crowdsource for social change? They achieved: 255 ideas by collaborators from 20 countries 19 new policy tracks How they did it: An open innovation challenge was created Emphasis was put on involving young, entrepreneurial and passionate people to co-create with researchers and experts on ways to shape our society creatively. Through the power of crowdsourcing, 255 ideas were shared by collaborators from 20 countries. Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…and Why

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation, managed by innovation management software. Crowdsourced innovation is simply the process of gathering and surfacing ideas and solutions at scale from the people that know your business best – your workforce, customers, and partners. Ultimately, crowdsourcing is the fuel, innovation management software is the vehicle that gets you to your destination. Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale Climate Innovation Pledge


Companies can help provide solutions to important problems by adopting new models and policies. Governments and other organizations will create policies to regulate necessary actions. Submitting crowdsourced ideas is a great way to share insights into finding the right solutions.

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…And Why

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation, managed by. Crowdsourced innovation is simply the process of gathering and surfacing ideas and solutions at scale from the people that know your business best – your workforce, customers, and partners. When it comes to crowdsourced innovation, some of the most well-known enterprises in the world – including Unilever, AIG, and Pfizer – have adopted this proactive approach to creating a culture of innovation and uncover new opportunities for growth.

Research Opportunities for Network Forms of OI

Open Innovation

Joel West, Ammon Salter, Wim Vanhaverbeke, Henry Chesbrough, “Open innovation: The next decade,” Special Issue on Open Innovation: New Insights and Evidence, Research Policy, 43, 5 ( June 2014 ): 805-811. alliances communities consortia crowdsourcing ecosystems open innovation platforms RaDMa Conference 2019At #RnDParis2019 Thursday, I gave a “master class” on the network forms of open innovation: alliances, communities, crowds, consortia, ecosystems and platforms.

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.

Three Inside Stories of Innovation in Government


Crowdsourcing reaches the citizens unable to make meetings. Governments are increasingly turning to crowdsourcing and open innovation to encourage citizens across the spectrum to weigh in with ideas, opinions, and perspectives. Here are a few ways technology is enabling smarter, more democratic policy. Crowdsourcing helps reengage citizens, and ensures they’re invested in the places they live. To learn more about crowdsourcing and democracy, contact us.

OUI! Wir sind in New York!

Open Innovation

sessions; 6 full papers, 2 abstracts (chairs: Jeroen de Jong, Harry DeMonaco) Healthcare and Open and User Innovation: 1 sessions; 4 full papers, 1 abstract (chairs: Steven Flowers, Pedro Oliveira) Innovation Law and Policy: 1 sessions; 4 full papers, 0 abstracts (chairs: Katherine Strandburg, Andrew Torrance) Social and Service Innovation: 0.5 crowdsourcing Eric von Hippel OUI 2018

Open innovation and Real-Time Mapping of Irma Flooding


By pooling together information coming from so many people, open innovation can serve as a dynamic tool for emergency responders, the public and policy makers. Open Innovation Hurricane Irma and crowdsourcing Hurricane Irma and open innovation Riskmap.usOpen innovation, social media and mobile technologies are rapidly changing the face of disaster preparation, response, relief and rescue. Success relies on how well intelligence coming from the crowd is harnessed.

Innovation and the sharing economy

Idea Drop

Matching people who need things with people who have those things,” Simon Hampton, Director for EMEA Policy Development at Uber There is no end to the possibilities and opportunities that the sharing economy opens up for ordinary people. This represents an exciting new era of social innovation that champions crowdsourcing, communities and connecting citizens. Crowdsourcing Innovation Strategy

Innovations in Community Policing: Security & Public Safety for Cities of Brazil


The session was held at the historical Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, drawing in a robust crowd of academic administrators, educators, and international policy makers. Some presenters demonstrated how to first determine what their citizen priorities might be and then lead the way in defining their local agendas — similar to how the NYPD increased citizen engagement through a crowdsourced idea campaign.

Can You Benefit from an Employee Onboarding Survey?


It’s a closed form of crowdsourcing that can benefit your company. . This is an extremely important process to help the newly recruited employees to settle comfortably in the organization and also take the first step in understanding the policies and procedures of the organization. Some of the biggest reasons why the employee onboarding survey is to be conducted are: To know what an employee thinks about the organization’s procedures and policies.

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Top Themes from Open Nation DC


Taylor and Ascione have long been champions of crowdsourcing, as they’ve built their program from the ground up, despite that not being part of their job description. Despite not having a full-time FTE on crowdsourcing, they’ve developed a system to scale into hosting nearly 100 challenges over the past four-plus years. Batting third were the Dream Team of Concepts Communications and the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.

5 Takeaways from the 2016 Chief Innovation Officer Summit in New York

Planview Spigit

While establishing a culture of innovation is a top priority for companies (as data from Spigit’s 2016 Crowdsourced Innovation Benchmark Study explains), you can’t make it a reality by simply telling employees you’re going to be innovative. But one thing is for sure: no matter how much market share your company has, you can’t hide from the realities of disruption – both from new upstarts, technological advances, and even policy change. Crowdsourcing

The Metrics of Public Sector Innovation


Last month, leaders in public sector innovation gathered to discuss ways of crowdsourcing new solutions to longstanding problems at IdeaScale’s Open Nation DC. In an IdeaScale community, that might be a high degree of page views or new ideas, but no movement on the real problem (whether it’s policy making or workplace improvements). Are you making new policies?

Origin Story: How IdeaScale Grew from a Simple Idea to a Leading Idea Management Company


Hoehn wanted companies and government organizations to be able to gather, transform, and prioritize ideas through crowdsourcing. Those ideas then become public policies, products, marketing campaigns, and much more.

How the GSAs 10X Program Advances Government Innovation


Overview : Founded in 2017 off of a popular crowdsourcing initiative, the Government Services Administration (GSA)’s 10X program internally crowdsources ideas to design new approaches and launch new programs.

What Happens in Melbourne Doesn’t Stay in Melbourne!


This February and March, the Ideascale team toured Australia, running workshops in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Canberra, and Sydney to discuss crowdsourcing, open innovation, and most importantly, intrapreneurship, with a stop at the Brisbane Intrapreneur’s Summit. If you’re working to solve an accounting challenge, the software and policies should be clearly articulated. It must be said that not every idea grows into a policy, product, or service.

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”


Sometimes companies are afraid to launch a crowdsourced innovation program, because they’re afraid that they’ll have to deliver on an avalanche of ideas. Queensland Police described their “if not, why not” policy in their innovation community.

My target? “I pulled it out of a hat”


‘Idiot policy’ Your eulogy will shape your career. CrowdsourceIf you’ve ever worked in a corporate environment or had anything to do with sales you won’t be surprised to hear that ‘sales targets’ are often pulled out of a hat. Really? Yes, really. Okay, not always, some may work for a multi-national and are expected to produce a designated number, despite having little appreciation of the local conditions, but I digress.

How Open Source Can Help Drive Government Innovation


Department of Defense, have developed clear and effective policies around open source. This also offers a good opportunity for feedback and crowdsourcing solutions, as your most engaged members will likely have thoughts on what approach to take.

An Innovation Management Solution that Meets Your FedRAMP Requirements


This means our security controls, policies, and procedures have withstood a grueling multi-month audit and gained a recommendation for FedRAMP authorization in our auditor’s security assessment report. Also, since IdeaScale applies many of the policies and procedures of its FedRAMP offering to each of its enterprise offerings, the time and resources applied to this project have enhanced the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all IdeaScale services.

OUI 2017, Day One

Open Innovation

I have papers in the policy and crowdfunding tracks. I’m back at the Open and User Innovation (von Hippel) conference this year in Innsbruck. Although I went every year from 2008-2014, I missed 2015 and 2016 (for different reasons). Despite an awful case of jet lag, it’s great to be surrounded by old friends and to make new friends, including doctoral students at their first OUI (or even first conference ever). The conference is running 2.5

Calculating the ROI of an Idea: Ideas That Saved Time


Crowdsourcing and open innovation initiatives are vital by bringing vast stakeholders together to share ideas on complex problems and opportunities.

Citizen innovation for good governance


In its study, the IADB cites “open data platforms and crowdsourcing ” as some of the most useful tools to support the “inclusion of citizens at all stages of the policy cycle”, particularly on a local level.

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