Crowdsourcing

Discover the impactful ways crowdsourcing – the practice of engaging a ‘crowd’ or group for a common goal, often for innovation, problem solving, or efficiency – is being applied on many different levels and across various industries.

Do You Have The Courage to Follow?

We are always being taught to become great leaders. But how often have you see information or tips to become a great follower? What makes a pioneering follower. You will agree with me that a movement cannot be created with just a bunch a great leaders. We need an...

Be Competitively Unpredictable!

Re-published from 15 Inno Can open innovation help your company become competitively unpredictable? Well, in this video, I start out by talking about John Conoley, a CEO at Psion, who said that this objective was one of the key reasons for him to pursue open...

NASA Turns to the Crowds For New Website Ideas

NASA.gov is looking for change and is turning to its users for input. NASA has opened up a forum on the platform Ideascale. An innovation platform, for collaboration, Ideascale can help bring out the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders by giving them a...

The Power of Crowds: Why Should We Listen.

Everyday we come across examples that demonstrate the power of crowds. It is evident that crowd-cooperation comes naturally to the human race and this is a potential that we have only just begun to experience. What happens when crowds co-innovate? They are able to...

A Framework for Political Crowdfunding

The recent presidential election in the United States was the most expensive race in history, with Mitt Romney and Barack Obama spending about $1 billion respectively on their efforts to win the White House. While both candidates raised hundreds of millions of...

Open Innovation: Needs versus Opportunities

Too often, open innovation initiatives at big companies focus on needs – and needs only. You have a specific challenge to solve, you write up rfp’s and you reach out in your network. Solving problems is an important element of open innovation and it can bring lots of...