Monthly Archives: August 2014

What Can Crowdsourcing Do?

I’m often asked questions about crowdsourcing. Usually, they’re revolving around this central theme: what can crowdsourcing do? Can crowdsourcing solve this problem? Can crowdsourcing solve that problem? On occasion, a more perceptive question is posed: can crowdsourcing define a problem? … Continue reading

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New Survey: Incentivizing Employees to Innovate

(This post originally appeared on Innovation Excellence) More and more businesses view innovation as a new paradigm for achieving competitive advantage. Now businesses must focus on how to make the innovation process more effective. Experts and innovation practitioners agree that … Continue reading

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All Innovation Is Local

I like this phrase: all politics is local. Ascribed to the late Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Tip O’Neill this phrase means that all political decisions, regardless of their purpose and scale, must take into account the interests … Continue reading

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Should We Celebrate Failure Worth A Billion?

As every popular topic, innovation is a powerful magnet for clichés. Some of them obliterate more than illuminate. For example, I’m not sure that mixing innovation with DNA is a good idea. Though I kind of understand what Clayton Christensen … Continue reading

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