I joined IdeaScale in October of 2020, just before the “second wave” of COVID infections hit the US and an election unlike any other was about to take place. I [...]
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Introduction: How often have we heard executives and project managers say, “We need to come up with some new ideas” or “We need to find some elegant solutions to this [...]
Crowdsourcing offers a fantastic avenue into a wealth of information that might not otherwise be accessible. Through crowdsourcing you have instant access to a wide range of views and opinions, [...]
Courtney Jamokha, Sr. Onboarding Specialist I joined IdeaScale in March 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic had thrown the whole world into lockdown mode. Schools and daycares were closed down, [...]
Building an Inclusive Innovation Process. PSA International is a leading global port group with a network of over 50 coastal, rail and inland terminals in 19 countries. PSA handled [...]
Crowdsourcing draws on the expertise of everyone. COVID-19 has required a faster and more thoughtful change management and innovation strategy from all sectors. This is particularly true for the government [...]
I have a personal belief that, when bad things happen, the best reaction is to channel your energy into being one of the “helpers,” as Mr. Rogers put it. So, [...]
Everyone has some wisdom to offer It only took me six years as a crowdsourcing practitioner, but I finally got around to reading “The Wisdom of Crowds,” one of the [...]
The three things I learned about crowdsourced innovation are: Innovation is required to be competitive, creating a concrete innovation system helps firms get ahead, and the hardest aspects of crowdsourced innovation are participation and accountability.
Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The [...]