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: Innovation Insights, Seekers

Stop Trying to Innovate in an Echo Chamber

Posted by InnoCentive on Nov 13, 2018 2:45:00 PM

The term echo chamber” has seen a huge resurgence in over the past year. It was a runner up for Word of the Year in 2017, and everyone from politicians to media pundits and tech CEOs have adopted the term into their everyday vernacular. But it’s not the echo chambers created by political parties that should have innovators concerned. Instead, they should be focused on the echo chambers that may be cultivating within their own business, those that lead to stifled innovation, confirmation bias in research and delayed development of new products and ideas. 

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

The Gig Economy is Driving Innovation. Will You Take the Wheel?

Posted by InnoCentive on Nov 8, 2018 6:08:00 PM

The year is 1983, and after a recession that lasted about three years, the U.S. economy is beginning to kick back into motion. Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shops and Costco have opened their doors for the first time, Joe Theismann led the Washington Redskins to a Super Bowchampionship, and GDP growth is at 4.6%, a six-point swing from the -1.8% seen the year before.   

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Topics: 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

How Businesses Can Encourage Employee Innovation

Posted by InnoCentive on Oct 25, 2018 3:18:00 PM

The return on investment gained by innovation has been demonstrated time and again by many organizations. Businesses need to innovate to stay afloat in their respective industries, move head of their competition, create new ideas and products, better serve their customers, and so much more. 

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

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