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Needs and Problems in the Nonprofit Sector

Problems in the Nonprofit Sector

Tackling massive problems such as social injustice, income inequality, healthcare availability, sustainability (among others) requires innovation, a process by which ideas are transformed into implemented services or products. This process, however, is not as easy as it sounds for nonprofit organizations. In a “management for nonprofits” article, I read that innovation is a crucial factor … Continued

How to Refine an Idea

How to Refine an Idea

Ideas are easy. But how do you execute them? OK, you’ve got a great idea, but do you know how to refine an idea? It quickly becomes clear with innovation management that coming up with the idea is just the beginning of the process. How do you turn the ore of a great idea into … Continued

4 Lessons Learned from IdeaScale’s OI Awards

One of the most important reasons that IdeaScale hosts the IdeaScale Open Innovation Awards is to be able to learn, share, and develop industry-leading best practices that we can share with our subscribers our the broader innovation community. We learned a lot from our winners last year, because the layered creativity on top of standard … Continued