Three Inside Stories of Innovation in Government

Crowdsourcing reaches the citizens unable to make meetings. Democracy thrives when everyone participates, but it's difficult to reach some communities through traditional means. Governments are increasingly turning to crowdsourcing and [...]

Three Inside Stories of Innovation in Government2021-02-25T19:03:07+00:00

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”

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 [...]

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”2022-04-05T21:18:28+00:00

The Metrics of Public Sector Innovation

Last month, leaders in public sector innovation gathered to discuss ways of crowdsourcing new solutions to longstanding problems at IdeaScale’s Open Nation DC. In advance of the event, we asked [...]

The Metrics of Public Sector Innovation2022-04-05T20:27:43+00:00

How Government Employees Can be Intrapreneurs

I recently watched (for the second time) a fabulous lecture which introduced a framework called the "Inventure Cycle" by Professor Tina Seelig. Tina is the Professor of the Practice at [...]

How Government Employees Can be Intrapreneurs2021-02-19T05:42:44+00:00

Citizen City Planning

Have you ever had an idea that would make the city you live in better? Chances are you have. Did you have the opportunity to share your idea with the [...]

Citizen City Planning2022-04-05T21:20:26+00:00