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How to Move from Process Improvement to Innovation

improvement to innovation

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with process improvement, but it isn’t the same thing as process innovation. In some ways, innovation is about going “back to the drawing board.” Process improvement is about making an existing process better, and there’s no reason not to do this when the opportunity presents itself. Process innovation, however, requires that you … Continued

How Has Idea Management Changed Since IdeaScale Launched?

how has idea management changed

IdeaScale was recently interviewed as part of the 97th Floor Mastermind Series. The questions ranged across a variety of subjects like how we hired our first few team members to our thoughts about the future of innovation management. But some of the questions made us think about how idea management has changed since we launched. … Continued

What You Need to Know About Crowdsourcing

What You Need to Know About Crowdsourcing

It’s June and that means it’s thesis season! Every spring at IdeaScale, we start receiving requests from undergraduate and graduate students around the globe who are researching crowdsourcing and its potential application in the business world. It is fascinating to hear their project titles and pitches and we try and take the opportunity to share … Continued

Idea Estimation and the Reporting Dashboard

Idea Estimation and Reporting

For those of you who have been utilizing crowdsourcing for awhile, you’ll be more than familiar with the story of the “Parable of the Ox.” About a century ago a scientist named Sir Francis Galton asked 800 people to guess the weight of the prize winning ox and although no one person’s answer was correct, … Continued