The catfish industry has had its ups and downs but remains one of the most important aquaculture industries in the US. Recent technological advancements have increased productivity, but catfish farmers still face significant challenges.
For decades, scientists have been trying to figure out how to eliminate unpleasant flavors from catfish contaminated by blue-green algae — a problem which causes expensive harvesting delays. Now, the USDA-ARS is asking the public to share their ideas via crowdsourcing.
Tune into this interview between Jeffrey Hayzlett, C-Suite Radio Host and HeroX CEO, Christian Cotichini to learn about why crowdsourcing is like a magnet, and why it’s critical to have a culture of innovation.
It is common knowledge that large legacy companies are often inefficient in creating new products and services. This doesn’t mean, however, that they should not ever aspire to innovate like nimble startups.
Over the past decade, crowdsourcing has become a popular open innovation tool helping organizations solve their biggest problems. While the adoption of crowdsourcing hasn’t been easy; one thing is clear: it is here to stay, and in this article, I attempt to predict what it’ll look like in 10 years.
Diversity is more than just being about race, ethnicity, and gender. Beliefs, education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation, cultures, and disabilities enrich the business environment and fuel innovation. Building a diverse and inclusive workforce is critically important to businesses.
Hugo Shelley lives in the world of problem solving. With six HeroX challenge wins under his belt, Hugo's mission is to find solutions to big problems, using new technology, design, and collaborative thinking.