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Government Hackathons: Five Steps to Success

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Friendly competition can bring out the best of us, and when developing government innovation, hackathons can help solve certain challenges through crowdsourced innovation and build engagement across your constituency.  So how does it work, and how can you hold an effective government hackathon? Set Up Resources A good hackathon gives everyone who takes part in … Continued

Crowdsourced Innovation: Three Things I Learned

The three things I learned about crowdsourced innovation are: Innovation is required to be competitive, creating a concrete innovation system helps firms get ahead, and the hardest aspects of crowdsourced innovation are participation and accountability.

Chain of Command vs. Flattened Organizational Structure

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One of the reasons that people love a crowdsourced innovation program is that it levels the playing field for ideas. Yes, the CEO or Commander might have the best idea, but maybe the most transformative ideas can come from someone who just joined the company or someone working on the front lines of the organization … Continued

Announcing the 2016 Innovation Management Award Winners

Having received some fantastic entries, we have officially chosen and are extremely pleased to share our winners for the 2016 Innovation Management Awards. And because we got so many great submissions, for the first time ever, we have also selected runner ups for each category! City of Calgary—Best Engagement Strategy The City of Calgary is … Continued

Do you Know the 10 Aspects that Influence Innovation?

In today’s extraordinarily fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to be as competitive as possible. It is much easier to be competitive by preparing your employees and the corporate culture in general for the unique challenges and benefits of innovation, and pursing with vigor potential areas for growth every day. This 10-question survey tests an … Continued