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The Latest Crowdsourcing News Covering Technology, Healthcare, Infrastructure, and Space Breakthroughs Out Of This World.
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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.
The purpose of 5 steps of problem-solving is not to create rigidity, rather it is to allow for a scope of creativity, which is hard to get to when your problem solving is muddled. Using these 5 steps as a guideline helps get our teams moving together cohesively in the right direction.
2020 was a year that brought some truly inspiring innovation conferences, especially since the pandemic forced innovation for all the event organizers who had to pivot their events online. We rounded up the best of the best that have been announced so far for 2021.