Being Bold in Open Innovation

Being Bold in Open Innovation

The past decade has raised the bar in open innovation, particularly the last year. As celebrated at the Crowdsourcing Week 2018 global conference, we’ve recently maximized the power of the group and pushed scientific and technical ideas to their potential. Or have we? The first-annual BOLD Awards argue that we expect way more innovation in the … Read more

Overcoming Barriers to Adopt Innovation Crowdsourcing

Overcoming Barriers to Adopt Innovation Crowdsourcing

Managing change within an organization is never easy since a company is essentially formed by people, and people are not usually easy to change because of cultural factors (the culture of the country, the industry, the company itself, and so on). The ennomotive platform hosts open innovation challenges that are based around engineering projects. Despite … Read more

Rise of the Machines – How Crowdsourcing Solutions are Solving Problems for the Robotics Industry

Rise of the Machines – How Crowdsourcing Solutions are Solving Problems for the Robotics Industry

Follow the news today and you’re likely to read something about how crowdsourcing is aiding advances in the robotics industry. This week alone we’ve seen stories concerning robots entering the healthcare industry, further advances in self-driving car technology, and even talking toilets. In 2018, 56 million smart speakers were sold across the globe, making this … Read more

Boldest Blockchain Platforms

Boldest Blockchain Platforms

From unknown, to renowned, to unknown again, blockchain technology’s past year has been tumultuous. Optimism abounded at the beginning of 2018. A technological revolution was happening. However, the outcome of that revolution was much more sobering. Today, in the aftermath of a ravaged digital assets market, which is the most publicly recognized use of blockchain technology, … Read more

Searching for the Boldest Citizen Scientist

Searching for the Boldest Citizen Scientist

For centuries, science has been the pursuit of amateur, self-funded and self-motivated scientists: Sir Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, Charles Darwin and Thomas Edison – to name just a few. However, in the first half of the 20th century, science became dominated by researchers employed by universities and government research laboratories. It isn’t surprising: the scientific revolutions of the … Read more

Is the Fading Popularity of ICOs Terminal?

Is the Fading Popularity of ICOs Terminal?

Cryptocurrencies are massively disrupting the financial sector. This time last year we witnessed something amazing for the first time in history: people became aware of cryptocurrencies at large and started actively buying them, resulting in massive price jumps in value of specific coins. Bitcoin was the leader of this movement, and it is still the … Read more