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IdeaScale Visits Australia

IdeaScale has worked with partners in Australia from the beginning: in government, nonprofit, and commercial organizations and we’re excited to say that we’re growing our presence in this exciting international market. Here’s why we’re excited about Australia: Resources are Growing. The VC funding market is growing – “the venture capital scene in Australia grew by 12% … Continued

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”

expectation management

Sometimes companies are afraid to launch a crowdsourced innovation program, because they’re afraid that they’ll have to deliver on an avalanche of ideas. And although it’s true that organizations often see an outpouring of ideas from their employees, high levels of innovation are hardly correlated with the ability to deliver on every idea – they … Continued

A Love Note to Lurkers

lurkers

There was a lot of talk at this year’s Open Nation about the number of lurkers in IdeaScale communities: those community members who sign on, create a profile and view pages, but then don’t take further action like suggesting ideas, reviewing ideas, refining ideas, etc. For those of you familiar with the 90-9-1 rule of … Continued

Engaging People in Innovation

Engaging People in Innovation

Engaging people in innovation is at the heart of what we do at IdeaScale. No innovation program succeeds if they’re not constantly working to increase the number of new ideas in their community, the amount of conversation and collaboration that can happen in the comments, refinement and beyond, or generating new interest so that new … Continued

Innovation Management Awards Focus on Inclusivity, Quality of Life

Although it may be difficult to remember, try to think back to last year—a whole month ago—when we announced our 2015 Innovation Management Award winners. Back then, we pointed out two commonalities between our three winners, two things that they focused on when engaging in their crowdsourcing campaigns: inclusivity and transparency, and an improvement in … Continued