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Use of sources outside of the entity or group to generate, develop and implement ideas. In a world of widely distributed knowledge, where the boundaries between a firm and its environment have become more permeable, companies cannot afford to rely entirely on their own research and ideas to maintain a competitive advantage.

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Appnovation Launches Corporate Citizenship Initiative with PeaceGeeks Partnership
document Open Innovation

Appnovation Technologies, the global IT services firm that delivers innovative and creative open technology solutions, this week launched its global Corporate Citizenship initiative with its...

Fritz SchaeferJul 31, 2015 01:58 pm GMT175 views
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Appnovation Launches Corporate Citizenship Initiative with PeaceGeeks Partnership
document Open Innovation

Appnovation Technologies, the global IT services firm that delivers innovative and creative open technology solutions, this week launched its global Corporate Citizenship initiative with its...

Fritz SchaeferJul 31, 2015 01:58 pm GMT175 views
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Appnovation Launches Corporate Citizenship Initiative with PeaceGeeks Partnership
EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger supports Crowd Dialog Europe
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowd Dialog Europe in Helsinki experts from more than 25 countries will discuss the most current findings and developments in the fields of crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and crowdinnovation. In his...

Michael GebertJul 31, 2015 11:17 am GMT258 views
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EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger supports Crowd Dialog Europe
innosabi Crowdsourced Innovation @ Continental
video Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Helmut Matschi, Executive Board of the Continental AG Interior division, explains the importance of crowdsourced innovation for his company and the success factors in cooperation with innosabi....

Catharina DeldenJul 31, 2015 09:33 am GMT275 views
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innosabi Crowdsourced Innovation @ Continental
Quirky Cuts 111 Jobs, Two Workers Come from Schenectady Office
article Open Innovation

Earlier this month, Kaufman said at a technology conference in Colorado that Quirky had run out of money and only had $12 million left in the bank. Kaufman said he didn't know if GE would put...

Jason RobbinsJul 31, 2015 09:26 am GMT275 views
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Quirky Cuts 111 Jobs, Two Workers Come from Schenectady Office
Crowdsourced Innovation in Finance – Case Study Postbank Ideenlabor
video Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Sven Siering, Head of Innovation Management at Postbank AG, explains how open innovation processes work in the financial sector and what has made cooperation with the innovation software provider...

Catharina DeldenJul 31, 2015 08:45 am GMT179 views
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Crowdsourced Innovation in Finance – Case Study Postbank Ideenlabor
Prize Watch: Here's a New Award To Advance Sustainable Design
article Open Innovation

The competition is an interesting amalgam, with the problem-solving spirit of an XPrize, a futuristic design focus similar to the Dyson Award, but a prototype-to-market element more like what...

Harshida PatelJul 31, 2015 12:44 am GMT348 views
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Prize Watch: Here's a New Award To Advance Sustainable Design
Crowd Coffee: July 30
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: Indiegogo waits for equity crowdfunding; Colorado signs off on new equity crowdfunding rules; luxury brands are beginning to embrace open innovation; debating the validity of the term 'sharing economy'; and more. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 30, 2015 09:54 am GMT532 views
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When Crowdsourcing, Can a Crowd Be Too Big?
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

When a company decides to engage the crowd, getting a large number of responses is typically one of the main goals. The reasoning behind that is intuitive: by casting a wide net, a company increases the chances of finding a quality solution. But is getting a ton of responses really all that great? A new research paper shows the potential negatives of attracting a crowd too large.

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Anton RootJul 29, 2015 01:45 pm GMT1006 views
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Week In Preview: What’s In Store At Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015
blog Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The 5-day European conference will cover cross-disciplinary learning, from a wide range of public and private sectors, comprising talks, panel discussions, and interactive breakouts, designed for...

briana greenJul 29, 2015 11:50 am GMT672 views
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Week In Preview: What’s In Store At Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015
Loan Approvals Without the fear of Bad Credit Ratings
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

You can use your gold or other valuables locked up in the safe to get onto the housing ladder faster. With Unbolted, you get a simple solution to raise a deposit at an affordable interest rate...

Divyanshu SharmaJul 29, 2015 08:54 am GMT419 views
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Loan Approvals Without the fear of Bad Credit Ratings
Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
article Open Innovation

The movement of a maple leaf as it tumbles gave insight to one of the winners of Statoil ASA and GE Oil & Gas’ first Open Innovation Challenge into the ideal shape for a proppant. Finding ways...

Claire MackayJul 29, 2015 07:27 am GMT471 views
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Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
New Kickstarter Project For Smart Garden Irrigation
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Internet of Things startup from California Blue Marble has launched a garden automation project on Kickstarter. The modular battery-free Internet connected system allows automate and remotely...

Elena MikhaylovaJul 29, 2015 01:47 am GMT391 views
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New Kickstarter Project For Smart Garden Irrigation
GE’s FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year
document Open Innovation

With one year in the rearview mirror, FirstBuild™ takes lessons learned as GE’s first startup, global online co-creation community and microfactory to plan for what is shaping up to be an even...

Fiona MaresJul 29, 2015 01:43 am GMT532 views
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GE’s FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year
Kenya Endorsed As a 'Hotbed' of Innovation
article Open Innovation, Tools

"Kenya is leading the way. Today, Kenya is the largest economy in East Africa. High speed broadband and mobile connectivity are on the rise, unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit of even more...

Samuel BennettJul 28, 2015 02:22 pm GMT490 views
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Kenya Endorsed As a 'Hotbed' of Innovation
NASA Hosts 'Quest for Quakes' Data Challenge
document Open Innovation

The "Quest for Quakes" two-week algorithm challenge seeks to develop new software codes or algorithms to search through data and identify electromagnetic pulses that may precede an...

Benjamin FosselJul 28, 2015 11:48 am GMT506 views
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NASA Hosts 'Quest for Quakes' Data Challenge
Real Estate Crowdfunding
video Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Crowdfundraiser provides accredited investors with online access to institutional quality commercial real estate investment opportunities on behalf of the most experienced and reputable sponsors...

alcottadneyJul 28, 2015 06:43 am GMT651 views
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Real Estate Crowdfunding
Simple Ways for Crowdsourcing Businesses to Collect Valuable Customer Feedback
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Collecting feed back from customers is super important for businesses - here are some simple ways businesses can do just that and save time and money

UnbitsJul 26, 2015 10:57 pm GMT543 views
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Simple Ways for Crowdsourcing Businesses to Collect Valuable Customer Feedback
Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute Offering More Than $1 Million in Prize Money for Challenge Winners
document Open Innovation

The first crowdsourcing challenge, worth $15,000, is looking for creative and viral advocacy campaign submissions that inform and educate patients, families, and the health care community and are...

Fritz SchaeferJul 26, 2015 03:46 am GMT779 views
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Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute Offering More Than $1 Million in Prize Money for Challenge Winners
GE-Statoil Announce Winners for Alternatives to Sand in Shale Development
article Open Innovation

GE and Statoil’s Sustainability Collaboration announced today the five winners of its inaugural Open Innovation Challenge that focused on addressing the use of sand in unconventional...

Claire MackayJul 25, 2015 07:44 am GMT590 views
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GE-Statoil Announce Winners for Alternatives to Sand in Shale Development
Starbytes
site Open Innovation / R & D

Crowdsourcing professionale Starbytes, una community di oltre 50.000 professionisti ICT al servizio del vostro business. Starbytes™ (www.starbytes.it) is a crowdsourcing platform available to...

StarbytesJul 24, 2015 05:20 pm GMT251 views
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