University of Calgary

When the Government of Alberta announced in March 2013 that nearly $32 million would be cut from the University of Calgary’s Campus Alberta grant, university leadership responded by introducing a novel approach to gather feedback from the campus community about how to balance the budget: crowdsourcing. Learn how the University of Calgary improved processes that would save their university millions.

“We completed a high level analysis of the potential cost savings and revenue generation from the ideas provided through the IdeaScale solution and the total is in the millions of dollars.” Bruce Evelyn Vice-Provost for Planning and Resource Allocation at the University of Calgary