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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.

Research is Collaborative

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) is an open, networked community that brings together science, data and information technology practitioners. ESIP is supported by NASA, NOAA,  USGS and 110+ member organizations all working together to collaboratively share research, funding opportunities, and to network with one another. According to ESIP their mission is to foster connection between … Continued

Yoda’s Best Advice for Innovation

Best Advice for Innovation

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Yoda’s famous advice is absolute. Yoda doesn’t leave much room for failure. But what Yoda is really talking about is commitment. Innovation happens only when we put all our effort into it, which is something demonstrated throughout the history of innovation. Do It Again, And Again, Until It’s Done … Continued

Creative Analysis – Innovation’s Secret Sauce

creative analysis

The brain is your most powerful innovative tool. Are you a “right-brain” thinker or a “left-brain” thinker? The idea that certain hemispheres of the brain can be stronger in different people and lead to different styles of thought has lingered in our minds, and our approach to innovation, for decades. But the secret of innovation … Continued

How NASA is Crowdsourcing its Innovation Strategy

how nasa is crowdsourcing

It takes millions of minds to get one man in space. NASA is, to many, a symbol of scientific innovation. The space race touched off an unprecedented “peace dividend” that gave us everything from modern materials science to Tang. Stepping beyond Earth will be something that requires the work of all of us. And NASA … Continued