What is an Employee Satisfaction Survey?

IdeaScale

An employee satisfaction survey is a powerful tool that the Human Resource department in general and managers in particular use to understand the level of satisfaction of the employees associated with the respective organization. It’s a closed form of crowdsourcing that can inform your internal innovation strategy. The best way to measure, analyze and gain insights into this emotion is through the employee satisfaction survey.

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Can You Benefit from an Employee Onboarding Survey?

IdeaScale

The employee onboarding survey is a detailed survey that is used by an organization for the employees who have joined the organization recently. This survey typically measures the level of satisfaction of the newly recruited employees, to evaluate their overall recruitment experience. It’s a closed form of crowdsourcing that can benefit your company. . Here is where the employee onboarding survey plays a major role.

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Crowdsourced Innovation: Three Things I Learned

IdeaScale

During my first two weeks as a Marketing Intern for IdeaScale, I learned about how the business world operates, particularly how an organization uses crowdsourced innovation with tools such as IdeaScale. Every company says they want to be “innovative” and some of them use “crowdsourcing” to do so. I didn’t realize how important crowdsourced innovation really is in the business world! The Hardest Aspects of Crowdsourced Innovation are Participation and Accountability.

Crowdsourced Innovation Management Survey: Participate in Valuable Industry Research

Planview Spigit

Planview Spigit is conducting the fourth annual State of Crowdsourced Innovation Management survey and study. The purpose of the survey is to gather data that highlights industry insights around ideation and crowdsourced innovation programs. In the past, we have primarily surveyed the Planview Spigit customer base. Take the survey now. The 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Findings. Crowdsourcing Innovation

How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s business world. One of the main reasons why crowdsourcing is increasing in popularity throughout the business world is due to the positive influence that it has on innovation performance. Although there are pros and cons to using crowdsourcing for businesses, I would argue that the pros far outweigh the cons. Crowdsourcing allows you to hear many different opinions and ideas.

What Can We Learn from the Innovation Averages in 2020?

InnovationManagement

This data gathering and analysis takes up the better part of our first quarter and our report is generally published in March, but 2020 is a unique year for the crowdsourced innovation community (and indeed for everyone in the world).

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. Create your own user feedback survey. Ready to put your company to the test with our Spigit crowdsourcing software? The post Is Your Company Cut Out for Crowdsourcing?

How Universities are Using Crowdsourcing to Innovate

IdeaScale

Learn how universities are using crowdsourcing. Here’s how crowdsourcing can push innovation further, from major studies to brainstorming tools. Crowdsourcing In Academia. Crowdsourcing in the university system has unfolded in a number of ways. As you can see, from brainstorming tools to getting work done, there’s a lot of advantages to crowdsourcing. Students are just the start of the crowdsourcing trend. Effective Crowdsourcing.

Three Signs You Need to Tap Into a Crowdsourcing Community

Innovation Excellence

Crowdsourcing has several business applications: funding source, task assignment, knowledge sharing, and more. We find that people are ready to launch their first crowdsourcing initiative when they hit a few key roadblocks: When you want fresh ideas. Crowdsourcing has the benefit of building up a virtuous cycle with a brand. Nothing breeds distrust in crowdsourcing like an absent moderator. When a survey won’t serve your market research needs.

Crowdsourcing V Traditional Market Research Techniques (TMRT)?

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Traditional Market Research Techniques (TMRT), e.g. Interviews, Surveys and Focus Groups, work really well for projects where you want to know the answers to particular questions you already know you’d like answers to, especially surveys. With TMRT, if you want ideas – you can of course ask people in a survey if they have any ideas about a subject – then take a look at the ideas. When Might You Choose a Crowd Over Traditional Market Research Techniques?

How Crowdsourcing is Shaping the Future of Digital Interaction

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is quickly evolving and gaining notoriety in the business world. According to a study performed by the company Eyeka in 2014, in the past 10 years, 85% of the top global brands have used crowdsourcing efforts within their company. Interacting digitally through crowdsourcing is the quickest way this can be done. A growing service among a variety of industries, crowdsourcing is the next step for your company when it comes to extra support.

Identifying the Value of Crowdsourcing: A Talk with Dr. Zoe Szajnfarber

IdeaScale

One method for practicing open innovation is through crowdsourcing, the process of sharing ideas across industries to solve a common problem. Realizing the Value of Crowdsourcing. Companies are taking advantage of the opportunities afforded by crowdsourcing innovation to drive results. One way crowdsourcing can enhance innovation is through engagement across the entire organization. Recent surveys reveal 50.8 Where Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing Meet.

Crowdsourcing Your Way to Innovative Success

Rocketspace

A Harvard Business Review survey of 3,500 corporate professionals in the U.S., Every business wants to be as nimble and innovative as startups, but ambition and execution can be two very different things. Canada, the UK, Germany, and India earlier this year found that most employees believe that innovation is the responsibility of everyone at the company, but many workers aren't getting the resources that they need.

How Crowdsourced Innovation Bolsters Employee Engagement

Planview Spigit

Scott Raskin, CEO at Spigit, recently wrote an article for HR Daily Advisor that covered five key drivers for employee engagement, and how crowdsourced innovation can help. While crowdsourced innovation is instrumental in helping companies find new growth and improvement opportunities, organizations are also recognizing the huge impact that it can have in fostering a culture of engagement and inclusion.

The staff survey is like a blood test

HunchBuzz

As a decorated corporate soldier, one of my responsibilities was to encourage the troops to participate in the annual staff engagement survey, naively hopeful that the outcomes would culminate in a unified call to action by the leadership team. Globally, the statistical impact from staff engagement surveys has made marginal gains. A recent Forbes article, Why your survey isn’t improving employee engagement, says it well.

How COVID Impacted 2020’s Innovation Trends

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Every year, IdeaScale undertakes a comprehensive audit of our system data, our customer conversations and survey data in order to develop report on the state of crowdsourced innovation. Report Trend Alert benchmarking Best Practices coronavirus covid-19 CrowdsourcingThe post How COVID Impacted 2020’s Innovation Trends appeared first on InnovationManagement.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Supercharges Your Voice of the Customer Efforts

Planview Spigit

However, with the “Voice of the Customer” (VoC) approach and growing number of use cases for crowdsourcing technology, companies have the solutions they need to make it less complicated. Crowdsourcing enables customer feedback at scale. Always on Communities and Time Bound Challenges are two approaches to crowdsourcing ideas from customers – or the employees that interact directly with customers. This is one of the many use cases for crowdsourcing technology.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Supercharges Your Voice of the Customer Efforts

Planview Spigit

However, with the “Voice of the Customer” (VoC) approach and growing number of use cases for crowdsourcing technology, companies have the solutions they need to make it less complicated. Crowdsourcing enables customer feedback at scale. Always on Communities and Time Bound Challenges are two approaches to crowdsourcing ideas from customers – or the employees that interact directly with customers. This is one of the many use cases for crowdsourcing technology.

9 Surefire Ways to Kill Innovation (That You Aren’t Thinking About)

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourcing is an incredibly effective way to make good ideas great. According to a recent internal survey done at Globoforce, 86 percent of employees say that being recognized motivates them in their job — so when someone participates in your innovation efforts, remember to say thank you. Sometimes bad habits don’t seem all that dangerous — at least in the short-term.

Remembrance 2020 – Get involved from home

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To enter please take our pre-community survey: CLICK HERE TO APPLY. 100% Open crowdsourcing Current Affairs mass participation recruitment social networks

Using Design Thinking to Ready Your Company for the Green Economy

IdeaScale

In 2011, EY and GreenBiz Group conducted a survey of executives employed by companies generating revenue greater than $1 billion. In that report, EY shared that “76 percent of survey respondents anticipate natural resource shortages will affect their core business objectives over the next 3-5 years and that 65 percent of respondents stated their CFO has become involved in sustainability.”

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

IdeaScale

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). Recently in the Gartner 2016 CIO Survey , they discovered that crowdsourcing is one of the most effective, leased used digital innovation practices, which correlates with the highest digital return.

Top 5 Criteria for Selecting Winning Innovation Ideas

Planview Spigit

Many of our clients use a technique known as crowdsourcing to not only capture ideas, but also help prioritize and select the ideas that are most valuable. According to Planview Spigit’s fourth annual State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report , 98 percent of respondents leverage crowdsourcing for generating ideas to solve problems or seize opportunities that matter to the business and its customers. Crowdsourcing Innovation

Collaborative Innovation and the Digital Vortex

Planview Spigit

The report notes that, from a survey of 1,000 business leaders, “four of today’s top 10 incumbents (in terms of market share) in each industry will be displaced by digital disruption in the next five years.” Our Spigit crowdsourcing software supports the virtual component. This June, the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation published a report, Digital Vortex: How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries.

Communities Count – Diving into Doncaster

100%Open

Quizzes, activities and surveys all play a part in moving the discussion on to get valuable insights. cities collaboration collective intelligence crowdsourcing idea platforms partnership research social networks Crowdsourcing ideas onlinecommunitiesHowever you cut it, communities matter; we’re all part of at least one (probably more than one) and on a good day we love our communities.

Leveraging the Crowd – Guide

Wazoku

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. Crowdsourcing implies a larger stream of ideas flowing into and through the organisation. Blog crowdsourcing innovation

Why Measuring the Value of Your Innovation Program from Day One is Important

Planview Spigit

Every year Spigit conducts its “ State of Crowdsourced Innovation ” customer study to better understand how our customers build and manage their innovation programs. In the early years of launching and nourishing a crowdsourcing program, the focus is on employee engagement. CrowdsourcingAs we analyze this data year over year, we can see trends emerge and see how what’s important to them changes over time.

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In a recent PwC survey, 61% of CEOs said innovation was a key priority for their company ( pdf ). A good way to think about Collaborative Innovation is that it integrates social and crowdsourcing principles: A definition I use for this approach: Collaborative Innovation is defined as activities organizations use to improve their rates of innovation and problem solving by more effectively leveraging the diverse ideas and insights of employees, customers and partners.

IdeaScale and Betterific: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

IdeaScale

Ideascale and Betterific announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform. While client feedback and customer surveys can be invaluable, often being able to tap into the creativity of your broader audience pays substantial dividends. We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further.

10 examples that show the value of cognitive diversity

Hutch Carpenter

In a previous post, the benefits of crowdsourcing were described as follows: When trying to solve a challenge, what is the probability that any one person will have the best solution for it? How diversity helped : The pharma firm then ran a crowdsourcing campaign, and within a few the mystery was solved. How diversity helped : Researchers analyzed the outcomes of InnoCentive’s crowdsourcing challenges. mba cognitive diversity crowdsourcing InnoCentive innovation

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software

Planview Spigit

86% of survey respondents said creating a culture of innovation was a key reason for implementing an crowdsourced ideation program. CrowdsourcingWhen establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact. To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software.

Elevate the Customer Experience with Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

According to a recent Gartner survey , over 80 percent of businesses expect to compete based on the benefits provided by stellar customer experience. The IdeaScale software is primarily used to crowdsource ideas. Company leaders previously learned about what customers wanted through traditional means such as surveys and focus groups. According to a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting , businesses that use customer experience to make important decisions have 1.6

Top 10 Posts from the 100%Open Blog.

100%Open

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Open Innovation Competitions -This post is based on practical experience of designing and running many competitions and synthesises our top 10 lessons learned from working with UBS, Ordnance Survey and the Colombia CO4 open innovation challenges about what it takes to run a successful global or national open innovation challenge. We have published almost 500 blog posts on the 100%Open blog over the last decade.

Customer Feedback 101

Collective Innovation

There are many tools and processes that can help make feedback more manageable: the use of an NPS system, idea management systems, regular surveys, focus groups and strong engagement on social media are some of the most common. Net Promoter Score: NPS is a simple metric survey that allows you to gauge how satisfied and how enthusiastic your customers are with you. Surveys. Few things are more important than getting feedback directly from your customers.

The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven by Spigit

Planview Spigit

86% of survey respondents said creating a culture of innovation was a key reason for implementing an crowdsourced ideation program. CrowdsourcingWhen establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact.

IdeaScale and Betteriffic: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

IdeaScale

Ideascale and Betteriffic announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform. While client feedback and customer surveys can be invaluable, often being able to tap into the creativity of your broader audience pays substantial dividends. We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further.

REPORT SUMMARY: The New Formula for Business Innovation

Planview Spigit

Findings were pulled together from a survey of over 33,000 industry professionals around the world. Innovation business innovation collaborative innovation company crowdsourcing crowd innovation crowdsourced innovation crowdsourcing crowdsourcing software innovation management innovation program spigit innovation software spigit softwareBusiness innovation is a major focus for all companies.

8 Customer Experience Stats Every Leader Needs to Know

Planview Spigit

In a survey of over 7,000 global consumers and business buyers, Salesforce uncovered a statistic that isn’t surprising. In the same survey, Salesforce found similar results as Mckinsey and Company in an earlier stat. Source: Spigit’s 2016 Crowdsourced Innovation Benchmark Study. The research Spigit conducted for our 2016 Crowdsourced Innovation Benchmark Study uncovered some interesting insights. Crowdsourcing

8 Customer Experience Stats Every Leader Needs to Know

Planview Spigit

In a survey of over 7,000 global consumers and business buyers, Salesforce uncovered a statistic that isn’t surprising. In the same survey, Salesforce found similar results as Mckinsey and Company in an earlier stat. Source: Spigit’s 2016 Crowdsourced Innovation Benchmark Study. The research Spigit conducted for our 2016 Crowdsourced Innovation Benchmark Study uncovered some interesting insights. Crowdsourcing

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. CrowdsourcingThe recent 2016 Chief Innovation Officer Summit in New York saw no shortage of phenomenal topics, speakers, and discussions.

The 8 great talks from 8 years of Union

100%Open

Date: Sept 2015 – Theme: Location Innovation – Host: Ordnance Survey. The Union Network is almost 8 years old. Over that time, we’ve hosted over 30 events, 250+ amazing speakers, and attracted over 3000+ attendees. Here are 8 of the best speakers and ideas presented from the last 8 years of the Union Network which are all making a dent in the universe. Cesar Harada – Protei. Date: April 2012 – Theme: User Makers – Host: Arup.

IdeaScale CEO Shares Innovation Tips with SuperbCrew

IdeaScale

From his background in crowdsourcing software as part of the open government initiative, Rob and co-founder Vivek Bhaskaran founded IdeaScale, which was promptly adopted by 23 federal agencies. Rob Hoehn started his crowdsourcing software career as part of the open government initiative in 2009.?. With IdeaScale, organizations can run crowdsourcing campaigns with employees, partners, customers, or members of the general public.

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Brainstorming with Innovator Dan Pick

Betterific

Are there opportunities for Betterific users to serve as members of a focus group or complete surveys aimed to glean consumer preferences? Brainstorming with Challenge Winners Crowdsourcing Digital Suggestion Box Market ResearchWhen you win a Betterific crowdourced innovation challenge you get a number of perks – the prize winnings, the bragging rights, and access to the bully pulpit! We want to make you famous for your creativity.