Tag Archives: reports

The State of Crowdsourcing in 2016

Based on an updated 2015 dataset, the eYeka report provides an analysis of the latest evolutions of how the world’s largest companies are leveraging creative crowdsourcing. The report looks into which sectors, companies, and brands are the most active users of crowdsourcing for marketing and innovation, with a specific focus on FMCG. It also analyses the latest trends in the ...

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The Portfolio is the Innovation Dashboard

As I’ve written before, the portfolio is the pivotal tool for innovation. It provides the link to corporate strategy; ensures the desired balance across different innovation horizons; enables and communicates priorities; and with the appropriate communication it reports progress towards innovation goals. It is this final point that I would now like to explore.

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Success Practices in Co-Creation (enter the wild west!)

Co-creation is like the wild wild west: Opportunties abound, and there are few rules for what you can and can't do. Arm yourself with the IX Research report "Success Practices in Co-Creation" to reduce internal uncertainty with co-creation, improve the likelihood of achieving co-creation success, and take advantage of the co-creation enablement ecosystem that is maturing around us.

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Announcing IX Research: Research for Innovation Practitioners

IX Research is the newly-launched research arm of Innovation Excellence. Our goal is to provide Innovation Executives, Innovation Practitioners, and Innovation Vendors with the data, insights, and analysis needed to succeed in the new world order of innovation. IX Research reports are independent, inspirational, actionable, and accessible, and a subscription is $300 per person per year.

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Which are the Best Countries for Innovation?

Here is a report drawn up by the IMF, OECD and the UN to rank international innovation competitiveness. The authors constructed an Innovation Capacity Index (ICI) that draws on a range of available data to correlate the wide-ranging set of relevant factors, policies, and institutional characteristics which play a central role in boosting a nation’s capacity for innovation.

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