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How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance

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Crowdsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s business world. Defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, it clear to see why a company would want to engage in the use. One of the main reasons why crowdsourcing is … Continued

Using Design Thinking to Ready Your Company for the Green Economy

Using Design Thinking

In 2011, EY and GreenBiz Group conducted a survey of executives employed by companies generating revenue greater than $1 billion. In that report, EY shared that “76 percent of survey respondents anticipate natural resource shortages will affect their core business objectives over the next 3-5 years and that 65 percent of respondents stated their CFO … Continued

How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation

In my double role as an innovation architect at IdeaScale and a consultant for innovation management, I rely on a variety of methods to set my clients up for success. Combining methods is one of the ways I make sure they make the most out of their innovation efforts. In this post, I’d like to … Continued

Three Ways Government Agencies Can Do More With Less —Right Now

Government Agencies Can Do More With Less

  The Trump Administration is ready to reduce waste, cut costs, and innovate in government. But are Federal agencies? President Trump has called for a new White House Office of American Innovation (OAI) to bring together the best ideas from Government and the private sector in order to transform processes and spur innovation. Meanwhile, Office of Management … Continued

Designing at an Innovation Management Company

  When I joined IdeaScale in late spring of this year, I set out to discover how I could help our customers create and maintain an innovative culture at their company through our crowdsourcing tools. I also set out to discover how I could influence culture at IdeaScale to better support design methodologies and best … Continued