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The Latest Crowdsourcing News Covering Technology, Healthcare, Infrastructure, and Space Breakthroughs Out Of This World.
DLC is excited to announce that their crowdsourcing competition, Monitoring Electrical Cable Challenge is officially open and accepting submissions! Innovative minds from across the world are invited to participate in this new and challenging project.
Given climate change costs us tens of billions of dollars each year from floods, wildfires, and hurricanes, is there an opportunity to incentive the private sector to produce efficient carbon capture by offering a one-time $10 billion prize? This article explores this possibility.
Prize challenges, according to Challenge.gov, are a way for federal agencies to present problems to the public to solve in exchange for receiving awa…
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NASA has the nation’s finest Rocket Scientists on staff, and yet they are among the world’s most active users of crowdsourcing to solve engineering conundrums. With expertise at their fingertips, why are they - and many others - turning to the non-expert crowd for solutions?
Technology has opened up exciting new avenues for innovation. Find out how organizations like the Department of Energy and NASA are leveraging creative minds on the heroX platform to crowdsource viable solutions for generations to come.
Steve Jobs recognized the inertia that can befall companies that try to do new things the old way. Crowdsourcing brings a breath of fresh air to that dynamic. When you open up a challenge to a team that is assembling around a love of innovation, you get new and different ideas.
Learn about the differences between internal and open innovation—tapping into the wisdom of employees or members of the public—and when to use them together to quickly and effectively reach your organization's innovation goals
Learn about the differences between internal and open innovation—tapping into the wisdom of employees or members of the public—and when to use them together to quickly and effectively reach your organization's innovation goals
Research and development used to be something done in-house by highly-paid engineers and thinkers. But it’s not your grandfather’s world anymore. Technology, the internet, and a younger workforce have all influenced the evolution of business strategy. That’s where open innovation comes into play.