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What's the Best Way to Use Open Innovation in the Public Sector?
Open Innovation, Tools

A run-down of some of the major options available to public sector entities who want to tap the power, knowledge and resources of the public.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 10, 2013 08:04 pm GMT12509 views
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Model for Collaborative Decision Making
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article is for the entrepreneurs who would like to find out some ways they can utilize the knowledge of the crowd in their business.

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT0 views
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Model for Collaborative Decision Making
Once Upon a Time There Were Producers and Consumers
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A well written and thoughtfully presented article on how social media is changing the ways that companies interact with their customers to gain new insights and ideas through open innovation.

Carl EspostiSep 04, 2010 01:11 am GMT0 views
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Open Innovation: Your On-Ramp to Creating a Better Product
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article raises an interesting question: Can crowdsourcing be a faster and more effective approach than the traditional product development processes that organizations generally follow.

Crowdsourcing.orgSep 30, 2010 07:54 pm GMT0 views
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Open Innovation: Your On-Ramp to Creating a Better Product
InnoCentive
site Open Innovation / R & D

InnoCentive is the open innovation and crowdsourcing pioneer that enables organizations to solve their key problems by connecting them to diverse sources of innovation including employees,...

Carl EspostiOct 01, 2010 05:04 pm GMT0 views
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InnoCentive
Nokia Beta Labs
site Open Innovation / R & D

Nokia betalabs website enables Nokia to share future products that are in beta phase development with its loyal customers. Nokia provides advanced information and access to its new products in...

Carl EspostiOct 01, 2010 06:47 pm GMT0 views
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Nokia Beta Labs
ideaken
site Open Innovation / R & D

ideaken enables common individuals to collaborate to innovate in return of reward and recognition, but mostly for intellectual satisfaction & the passion to make a difference. ideaken enables...

Akanksha MallOct 01, 2010 08:13 pm GMT0 views
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ideaken
UserVoice
site Tools

Uservoice is a feedback widget that allows you to crowdsource user feedback and prioritize that feedback based on user voting. UserVoice is lead by Marcus Nelson and Richard White, a veteran of...

Carl EspostiOct 05, 2010 02:19 pm GMT0 views
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UserVoice
Helping the Crowd Effect Change
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing has been a good start. But to solve the harder, more interesting, problems we should look at the open source and open content communities.

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 12, 2011 07:38 am GMT0 views
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Helping the Crowd Effect Change
Open Innovation Networks - Crowd Sourcing and Internal Expert Networks at Siemens
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Based on the presentation, the following conclusions were presented: 1. Crowd Sourcing and Knowledge Networking are not just successful on the internet, but also within the company. 2. Both...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 27, 2011 04:25 pm GMT0 views
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Open Innovation Networks - Crowd Sourcing and Internal Expert Networks at Siemens
Exploring Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing
document Open Innovation

According to Paul Sloane, there's a need to teach students that is fine to collaborate and to use other people’s ideas to solve a problem. The current educational system often describes this...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 01, 2011 01:45 am GMT0 views
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Exploring Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing
User innovation and co-creation are taking over the world -- recent articles in The New York Times and The Economist
Open Innovation

In the last few days, two of the leading global media outlets, The New York Times and The Economist, had quite extensive articles on user innovation, customization, and co-creation.


On February 10, 2011, on page C1 of the New York edition of The New York Times, Patricia Cohen writes about "Innovation Far Removed From the Lab",

 

The article is a great praise and acknowledgment of the work done by Eric von Hippel.

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Frank PillerMar 02, 2011 02:30 am GMT0 views
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Extending Open Innovation to Open Government: a Roadmap for New Opportunities in Citizensourcing
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Terms, such as co-creation, mass customization, interactive value creation, or open innovation  represent the increasing success of new (predominantly Internet-based) practices and give evidence that the general public can constitute a source of enhanced innovation.

In many countries the public sector has been seeking to reform itself, anyway. Do the open innovation methods, broadly understood provide a way? In this post, Dennis Hilgers and Frank Piller look at the wider benefits of an open public service and raise some of the most important issues.

 

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Dennis HilgersMar 11, 2011 02:20 am GMT0 views
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The World's Top 10 Gov 2.0 Initiatives
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The writer, Darren Sharp presents his pick of the world’s best Gov 2.0 initiatives: 10) SeeClickFix 9) Manor Labs 8) The Australian Government 7) Public Sector Innovation 6) Place-based...

Pablo BracciniMar 20, 2011 01:44 am GMT0 views
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The World's Top 10 Gov 2.0 Initiatives
Manor Labs
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

The brainchild of CIO Dustin Haisler, Manor Labs is the official research and development division of the City of Manor, Texas. Manor is a small, but growing community of about 6,500 innovators...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 20, 2011 09:14 am GMT0 views
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Manor Labs
Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0 (Report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce)
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Government 2.0 is a key means for renewing the public sector, offering new tools for public servants to engage and respond to the community, empower the enthusiastic, share ideas and further...

Fritz SchaeferMar 20, 2011 01:45 pm GMT0 views
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Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0 (Report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce)
The Unstoppable Rise of Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing is an extrapolation of Open Innovation in which you throw out a challenge to a group of people that you may or may not know and solicit their ideas and solutions for your issue. Many...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 03, 2011 04:50 pm GMT0 views
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The Unstoppable Rise of Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing
Help Us Crowd source a Land Records Database
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Geneva Records Project believes that their records project offers everyone a chance to better understand property research while helping our government become more efficient in a cost...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 17, 2011 12:13 am GMT0 views
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 Help Us Crowd source a Land Records Database
Crowd sourcing graffiti maps
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The site, http://www.vandaltrak.com.au/, asks the community to submit photos of graffiti and to pinpoint the location of the incident on a map. It then uses the location data to determine under...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 19, 2011 08:27 am GMT0 views
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Crowd sourcing graffiti maps
How to Begin the Process of Open Innovation: A Primer
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Open innovation is the process by which organizations use both internal and external knowledge to drive and accelerate their internal innovation strategy in order to fulfill existing market needs...

Benjamin FosselApr 19, 2011 01:43 pm GMT0 views
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How to Begin the Process of Open Innovation: A Primer
Open Innovation Vs. Co-creation
Open Innovation
Obvious first question is ‘Does Open innovation and Co-creation need to be put against each other or even put together?’ Not really, unless you are already wondering about the differences! You question if there is a common ground. Or simply you want to use these terms and be on the same page with someone else.

Let’s attempt theory of elimination......

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Jayesh BadaniMay 04, 2011 11:28 pm GMT0 views
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