IDEASCALE BLOG

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Why Innovation Is An Imperative in the Education Sector

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Innovation is a constant in education. School systems regularly search for ways to create outlets that serve the diverse needs of students. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased the need for new approaches to learning. The current situation is a perfect example of why an innovation strategy is so vital to educators. Innovation in education … Continued

Webinar: Planning Agency Emergency Response Through Crowdsourcing

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COVID-19 has required a faster and more thoughtful change management and innovation strategy from all sectors. This is particularly true for the government on all levels, which has needed to work closely with any number of stakeholders to deliver new solutions to rapidly changing problems. Some of those lessons learned will be on display July … Continued

Who’s Responsible for Innovation? Everybody!

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Innovation is the key to forward movement. It creates value and improves existing systems so new ideas can emerge. Innovation research shows 61 percent of executives embrace open innovation to generate ideas. Positive change is derived through collaboration and sharing, which results in better ways of implementing products and services. So who is responsible for innovation? … Continued

Best Practices for Engaging Your Innovation Community

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Developing a broad and deep innovation community puts a wonderful resource at your fingertips. Yet tapping into that resource requires more than just cheerleading. Here’s how to bring your community together and work toward a common goal. Know Your Community Start by truly understanding who your innovation community is. For example, perhaps the unifying factor … Continued