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How to Keep Your Creative Team Fresh & Inspired

Your Creative Team

Creativity is about more than just art. Creativity is how we get great innovation, but encouraging creativity in a structured environment, like work, can be a bit tricky. Fortunately, with a little creativity of your own, you can get the ideas flowing. Here are a few ways to encourage creativity as part of your innovation … Continued

Every Step of the Innovation Journey

Innovation Journey

Innovation is a cyclical initiative. It’s like the laundry or the dishes. The innovation journey is never done, you just get better at doing it. And maybe you become more efficient as time goes on. We’ve seen lots of passionate innovation champions encounter barriers as they launched their innovation initiatives. These programs fail to launch … Continued

Your Next Innovation Campaign

Your Next Innovation Campaign

You’ve got some new ideas! Great job! But now what? Well, there are two very important things that need to happen to make your crowdsourced innovation community a success. First, you need to make sure to implement ideas. And if you’re not sure how to make that happen, give our idea implementation webinar a watch! … 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

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

managing expectations

One of the most effective ways to engage your crowd is to demonstrate commitment to turning their ideas into real value and impact. However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.” “What … Continued