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4 Simple, Yet Powerful Benefits of Crowdsourced Solutions

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Nov 19, 2018 12:11:00 PM

Sometimes, simplicity is a great thing. We simplify complex instructions, dense research, and many other things in our lives. When concepts like open innovation and crowdsourced solutions are discussed, it’s essential to simplify; what this means, the process, what it is and is not, and the benefits organizations stand to gain by embracing this capability and results for rapid and meaningful innovation. At InnoCentive, we strive for simplicity; we make open innovation an easy process for organizations all over the world by connecting them with a network of more than 400,000 Solvers with InnoCentive expert-aided design.. 

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Topics: Seekers, Innovation Insights

Questions You Should Ask Crowdsourcing Platforms

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Oct 31, 2018 8:48:00 AM

by Jon A. Fredrickson Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

Challenge Driven Innovation is Not Outsourcing – You Need a Caddie

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Oct 10, 2018 10:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Seekers, Innovation Insights

The Danger of Innovating in a Bubble

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Oct 2, 2018 11:18:00 AM

If you only look at the data, it would appear that modern innovation is in a very poor state. Despite 84% of global executives saying innovation is important to their organization, nearly every single one of them, a full 94%, say they are dissatisfied with their innovation performance, according to a recent McKinsey poll. Thankfully, innovation is alive and well, mostly thanks to organizations who are willing to take one key step: opening up their innovation efforts to outside partners. 

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

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