External Crowdsourcing

Infographic: Innovation Year in Numbers 2021

​​Every year, IdeaScale reviews system data to look for trends that will shape the innovation landscape in the coming year. We summarize our findings in an infographic. Find out the average number of ideas per day, the best day [...]

Infographic: Innovation Easy Wins vs. Projects

When organizations are gathering ideas, there are generally two types of ideas: easy wins and projects. Both can have a high level of value for any organization but require totally different strategies. Here's how you can organize your thinking [...]

Infographic: Internal Vs. External Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing can be used to help solve a number of different problems. The crowd can perform tasks, share information, or help in large scale creative projects. And that's how the crowd serves the purpose of innovation. They share ideas [...]

Pact

Pact is an international development nonprofit that works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to end poverty and marginalization. They partner with local organizations, businesses and governments to build lasting solutions for thriving, resilient communities. Their vision is [...]

The Five Questions You Need to Answer Before Crowdsourcing

After serving numerous enterprise innovators for years, IdeaScale Crowd is sharing the process that we take all innovators through before they launch a crowdsourcing challenge. The overview will include the five questions, the reasons why we ask for this [...]

The Journey of Agile Transformation

Agile Transformation isn’t a destination. It is the experience of the journey where behaviors evolve, decisions improve, and acting on learning becomes the precipice of success. What happens along the journey of an Agile Transformation? It isn’t all roses and [...]

Local Government: Innovation for Better Civic Engagement

While studies show trust in government is at a historic low, a Pew Research Poll found that most respondents believed local communities are the best laboratories for trust-building. So how can local government take action and bridge the trust-gap [...]

SAP and IdeaScale

SAP is one of the leading providers of enterprise software in the world. In order to eliminate the gap between Cloud for Customer developers and their users, SAP utilized IdeaScale to gather feedback and implemented changes based on the [...]