Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing business or other organization solutions from external problem solution providers, often through prize challenge platforms

How To Use Crowdsourcing in 5 Key Business Sectors

How To Use Crowdsourcing in 5 Key Business Sectors

Our ability to communicate with many minds on a mass scale has made it a lot easier to turn to large groups of people to provide us with solutions to challenging issues, to deliver innovative new ideas, or give their feedback on our own ones. Turning a question or a...

How to Organise a Successful Prize Challenge

How to Organise a Successful Prize Challenge

Prizes can spur all types of innovation and R&D, and the use of prize challenges to accelerate R&D is experiencing a boom. Many organizations and governments around the world are launching prizes to accelerate R&D, and it’s a tool used by the likes of...

Crowdsourcing to Accelerate this New Decade

Crowdsourcing to Accelerate this New Decade

2020’s upheaval of lifestyles and work practices has seen many business winners and losers. Social distancing, and in some countries curfews, have floored many leisure and hospitality companies. Travel clampdowns have grounded aircraft and caused hotel closures. On...

Unlocking Human Potential Through the Power of the Crowd

Unlocking Human Potential Through the Power of the Crowd

We are at the beginning of a period of exponential growth through harnessing human intellect with intelligent technology. The pace of change is often said to get faster and faster, the increase in the world’s collective knowledge is certainly growing faster and...

How Crowdsourcing Helps Manufacturers Innovate

How Crowdsourcing Helps Manufacturers Innovate

The novelty of using crowdsourcing for innovation is not a new one. In fact, a few years back, one of Crowdsourcing Week's own featured writers, Marcus Barber, talked about how the future of manufacturing was upon us, and that crowdsourcing could potentially be a huge...