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Open Innovation

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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4 Steps to Convince Someone to Change The World
blog Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Taking a cue from some of Ron Howard's movie pitching strategies, here's 4 steps to achieve real world building.

HeroXJul 29, 2014 12:01 am GMT629 views
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4 Steps to Convince Someone to Change The World
blog Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Taking a cue from some of Ron Howard's movie pitching strategies, here's 4 steps to achieve real world building.

HeroXJul 29, 2014 12:01 am GMT629 views
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4 Steps to Convince Someone to Change The World
Introducing The Space Magnet
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Showing how large unmanageable projects can be broken down into smaller manageable projects.

HeroXJul 28, 2014 09:46 pm GMT1018 views
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Introducing The Space Magnet
Crowd Coffee: July 28
Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter and taxes; Airbnb squatter also may have scammed on Kickstarter; crowdsourcing digital policy ideas; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 28, 2014 02:45 pm GMT440 views
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Important facts about open source customization
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Open source is much more than just free software, as it is so often characterized. The open source is a new way of developing and using applications more flexible, more collaborative and more...

Renold ScottJul 28, 2014 10:29 am GMT569 views
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Important facts about open source customization
The Business of Making Things: FirstBuild™ Microfactory Opens in Louisville, Ky.
document Open Innovation

“Partnering with a global co-creation community and using micromanufacturing to develop new products are unprecedented in the appliance industry. There certainly isn’t a ‘how-to’ guide for us to...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 27, 2014 02:00 pm GMT413 views
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The Business of Making Things: FirstBuild™ Microfactory Opens in Louisville, Ky.
Google’s ‘Little Box Challenge’ to shrink a power inverter is now open for submissions
article Open Innovation

Google is looking to reward engineers and budding innovators for coming up with a more compact solution for transforming energy garnered from renewable sources into something usable in homes. The...

Benjamin FosselJul 27, 2014 01:14 pm GMT1520 views
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Google’s ‘Little Box Challenge’ to shrink a power inverter is now open for submissions
Social communities build on creative process
article Open Innovation

Based on its experience with IdeaStorm, Dell has identified several best practices to use social media for crowdsourcing. First and foremost, support from senior leadership is critical before...

Jayne AnnJul 27, 2014 10:46 am GMT340 views
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Social communities build on creative process
Philips Challenges Canadian and U.S. Innovators to Find Next Big Thing in Health and Wellness
document Open Innovation

The second--annual Philips Innovation Fellows Competition, launching for the first time in Canada, awards mentoring and $100,000 in cash--prizes to inspire those would-be--entrepreneurs to bring...

Fritz SchaeferJul 27, 2014 06:57 am GMT559 views
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Philips Challenges Canadian and U.S. Innovators to Find Next Big Thing in Health and Wellness
CCEMC Announces Grand Challenge First Round Winners, Prepares for Next Round
Open Innovation

Since early 2013, the Canadian Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) has been working with NineSigma, the open innovation intermediary, on an international ‘grand challenge’ to find new uses for carbon. In April, CCEMC held an awards ceremony to announce the 24 winners of the first round — four more than initially anticipated.

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Anton RootJul 24, 2014 10:08 pm GMT880 views
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Hot Jewelry In Europe!
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

The story behind my jewelry design orientation in fact is a story of self-reinvention. After 11 years dedication to the IT industry, I felt I was missing living. Virtual world is good, however the...

Aaron DjekicJul 24, 2014 09:21 pm GMT1396 views
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Hot Jewelry In Europe!
The End of the 404 Error
blog Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Hot on the heels of his last "stolen" idea, HeroX contributor Simon Fraser proposes an end to 404 errors. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

HeroXJul 22, 2014 07:06 pm GMT532 views
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The End of the 404 Error
Company leapfrogs JOBS Act with old rules
video Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Sharestates is an Online Crowd Funding Platform Empowering the General Public to Pool Their Money Together and Become Owners of Real Estate. While we eagerly await promulgation of the JOBS ACT...

Michael RaminJul 22, 2014 06:30 pm GMT930 views
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Company leapfrogs JOBS Act with old rules
On Creativity in Our Time
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Is it from the Muses? Is it the privilege of the gifted, or the raw computing power that turns stones into gold? Do social networking and the reblog button press people to create less? Has the...

Fari LiangJul 22, 2014 03:05 pm GMT1107 views
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On Creativity in Our Time
Steal This Idea
blog Cloud Labor, Open Innovation, Tools

An idea worth stealing gets stolen. SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://blog.herox.com/herox-challenges/steal-this-idea

HeroXJul 21, 2014 03:23 pm GMT545 views
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Steal This Idea
From crowdsourcing to DRaaS: cloud has diverse business impact
article Open Innovation

UK-based social ideation platform Crowdicity won the public sector award with its account of “the first-ever crowdsourced document to be granted official UN status.” Crowdicity’s collaborative...

Benjamin FosselJul 20, 2014 09:14 am GMT439 views
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From crowdsourcing to DRaaS: cloud has diverse business impact
Ford Initiates Open Innovation Approach to Finding Innovative Mobility Solutions; Launches Innovate Mobility Challenge Series
document Open Innovation

Ford announced the launch of its Innovate Mobility Challenge Series, inviting the developer and ‘maker’ communities to come together to find innovative mobility solutions in eight different...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 20, 2014 07:28 am GMT619 views
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Ford Initiates Open Innovation Approach to Finding Innovative Mobility Solutions; Launches Innovate Mobility Challenge Series
WeFarm a winner of 2014 Google Impact Challenge!
article Open Innovation

WeFarm is one of the 10 finalists for the 2014 Google Impact Challenge! WeFarm’s innovative technology paired with the potential to create massive impact and change for smallholder farmers caught...

Jayne AnnJul 19, 2014 12:50 pm GMT268 views
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WeFarm a winner of 2014 Google Impact Challenge!
Attention, Passengers: $15,000 Prize for whoever can Speed TSA Screening
article Open Innovation

In anticipation that more fliers will be eager to pay for expedited checkpoint screening, the Transportation Security Administration has promised to award $15,000 in cash prizes to whoever can...

Samuel BennettJul 19, 2014 07:26 am GMT404 views
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Attention, Passengers: $15,000 Prize for whoever can Speed TSA Screening
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question Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

i had win prize from one of famous creative crowdsourcing in the world (EYEKA) and over 3 months (almost 4 month now) i've been waiting the prize and there's big zero! no clever...

Harwibowo AriJul 18, 2014 11:04 pm GMT832 views
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Engaging in Real-Time Collaborative Innovation: From Share of Mind to Share of Market
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

I continue to be amazed by the gifts people bring to the table, above and beyond whatever their title or role might indicate.

Doug CollinsJul 18, 2014 12:31 am GMT817 views
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Engaging in Real-Time Collaborative Innovation: From Share of Mind to Share of Market
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