Tag: challenge

Last Day to Submit to the CEC’s Youth for Innovation Challenge

Youth for Innovation

Last year, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation launched a fantastic challenge with inspiring results. Youth from across North America shared incredible ideas that included creating concrete from recycled plastic or powering grocery stores on food waste, and more. To learn more about last year’s challenge and winners, you can read the full case study here. … Continued

Crowdsourcing vs. Open Innovation: What’s the Difference?

Crowdsourcing vs Open Innovation

Open innovation vs. crowdsourcing can be a tough call. What’s the difference between crowdsourcing and open innovation? It can feel like a simple question, but it’s a bit more complex than you might expect. Here’s a deeper look at how these two concepts differ. Crowdsourcing Vs. Open Innovation The key difference between the two is … Continued

Tax Design Challenge: The IRS Turns to Crowdsourcing

With Tax Day looming, the organization that taxpayers love to hate is turning to crowdsourcing to improve its services, as well as its image. Between April 17th and May 10, the IRS will be accepting submissions for a crowdsourced competition to craft the next generation of revenue collection: the Tax Design Challenge. Contest-based crowdsourcing has … Continued

IdeaScale’s Top 10 2013 Features

IdeaScale has had a busy and productive 2013 and we couldn’t be more excited about all that’s to come in 2014, but even as we charge forward into the future, it’s nice to take a look back and see all that we’ve accomplished.  To that end, we’ve chatted amongst ourselves and we’ve narrowed the massive … Continued