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A Love Note to Lurkers

lurkers

There was a lot of talk at this year’s Open Nation about the number of lurkers in IdeaScale communities: those community members who sign on, create a profile and view pages, but then don’t take further action like suggesting ideas, reviewing ideas, refining ideas, etc. For those of you familiar with the 90-9-1 rule of … Continued

Crowdsourcing Event Timelines with HistoWiki

Anyone who is familiar with the movie Vantage Point knows that different perspectives tell a different story, and unlike holography – one truth does not necessarily reflect the sum of truth, so an experiment like Histowiki could be a controversial issue. However, it might also add depth and context to events that otherwise seemed unanchored … Continued

5 Reasons Why Crowdsourcing is Beneficial for Online Education

This post is guest written by Rene Wilson of DegreeJungle. She has outlined an introduction to crowdsourcing as it applies to online education. The term “crowdsourcing” comes with a wide range of definitions, but basically it is the process of utilizing idea-based, problem solving inputs by a community. When the specific community is vested in … Continued

Introducing: IdeaScale InfoComics

IdeaScale likes to communicate with our members in a number of different ways. We send feature updates to our subscribers, we have this blog. We’re on Facebook and Twitter. We’re at local events, we’re at big events like Crowdopolis (register with code IS2012, by the way, and you’ll get a free hotel suite upgrade).  We … Continued

Social Change and How the Network Contributes

Innovation is something that we need to see across all industries and disciplines. We always have, we always will. And perhaps one of the most important ways that we can share and apply knowledge is in the field of social change and welfare. UNICEF has introduced the Innovate for Children initiative – an online platform … Continued