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Crowdsourcing Trends Shaping the Future of Innovation

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Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Essentially, it is the process of obtaining information or ideas from as many people as possible whom are not associated with your business. By obtaining information from as … Continued

IdeaScale Visits Australia

IdeaScale has worked with partners in Australia from the beginning: in government, nonprofit, and commercial organizations and we’re excited to say that we’re growing our presence in this exciting international market. Here’s why we’re excited about Australia: Resources are Growing. The VC funding market is growing – “the venture capital scene in Australia grew by 12% … Continued

Trends First, Solutions Second

Solutions Second

Last year, IdeaScale launched a webinar series that covered the repeatable innovation process (from problem identification to implementation). In the “How to Pick the Right Problems to Solve” webinar we discussed that before an innovator or innovation manager can begin solving problems, they have to look at all the available research and information in order … Continued

What Makes a Great Idea!?

what makes a great idea

Our CEO was recently interviewed by the San Francisco Business Times and asked a number of thought-provoking questions about innovation: what sorts of companies struggle with innovation, why is it hard to get an innovation program started, and more. But one of the questions that I found most interesting is trying to describe “what makes … Continued

Five Questions that Spur Innovation in the Workplace

Questions that Spur Innovation

A smart look at hard data can yield brilliant innovation. Any type of innovation can be traced back to a simple question of some sort. More often than not, that question boils down to “Why?” But just like “coffee” describes a host of different flavors, colors, and styles, it’s how, precisely, you ask “why?” that … Continued