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Align Innovation Incentives to Goals

A lot of crowdsourced innovation programs will tell you to offer incentives to your community of participants in order to drive engagement – but sometimes that’s a challenge for organization either because of budget restrictions or company regulations. But it’s entirely possible for an organization to find ways to incentivize participation even with little to … Continued

13 Things to Know About Crowdsourcing

Things to Know About Crowdsourcing

United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities  across  more than 40  countries and territories worldwide. As the largest privately-funded nonprofit in the world, United Way creates solutions that build stronger communities. United Ways are improving education, strengthening financial stability and making communities healthier. But they don’t do it alone. Nearly 2.6 million volunteers and 9.6 … Continued

Holiday Incentives – Let’s Get Festive!

Holiday Incentives - Let’s get festive

  The holiday season is a great time to crowdsource, because creativity will be at its peak when people mix at holiday parties and share new ideas. But, it’s also a challenging time for engagement because there are plenty of competing priorities. To capture the energy of holiday season with lots of ideas, we recommend: … Continued

Introducing: CBS’s Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS's Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS debuted a new show Sunday night called “Wisdom of the Crowd.” It’s about a tech CEO, played by Jeremy Piven, who builds a crowdsourcing platform to help find his daughter’s killer. Sophia, as the platform is named, is essentially a network of solvers who can contribute information to help find Mia Tanner’s real killer, … Continued