IDEASCALE BLOG

Insights and sneak peeks into innovation and IdeaScale.

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

Why Innovation Is a Process of Discovery

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Innovation is the core of an organization. While numerous companies have innovation teams, many are looking to spread idea sharing throughout the entire company. According to a 2017 Web Strategist report, 57 percent of corporations cite innovation as a top challenge. Since then, organizations have begun searching for ways to foster an internal culture of experimentation … Continued