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    • Just in Time Automation
      Just in Time Automation Jeff Kunzelman, Chief Technology Officer at POPin Recorded: Jun 22 2017 3:00 pm UTC 22 mins
    • The classic way of identifying, developing, testing and rolling out new technology relies on management to identify a bottleneck and set a deadline, product management to scope the issue and develop the requirements and then the development time “sprints” through an agile process to deliver the goods. Once the solution was rolled out, the employees suddenly had another process with which they had to comply.

      Now, however, there is a better way. IT and development leaders can crowdsource roadblocks from their audience as well as their teams instead of guessing what to address, which will tell them exactly where technology can automate processes and solutions in order to make it easier for their employees. The result? Solutions employees actually need that are built the best for your organization.

      Join Jeff Kunzelman, Chief Technology Officer at POPin, as he discusses how crowdsolving and automation can revolutionize your business. Specifically, expect to takeaway:

      •Examination of past and current ways of handling development
      •Identification of ways to avoid bottlenecks
      •Examples of successful crowdsourcing
      •Best practices for technology automation
      •Solutions for employee-driven initiatives
      •And more…

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    • ITSPmagazine chats with Michael Liu, Director of DevOps, RealtyShares
      ITSPmagazine chats with Michael Liu, Director of DevOps, RealtyShares Michael Liu, Director of DevOps, RealtyShares Recorded: Feb 15 2017 4:00 pm UTC 8 mins
    • ITSPmagazine chats with Michael Liu, Director of DevOps, RealtyShares. Here are some of the highlights from our conversation with Michael:

      - RealtyShares is a crowd-funded platform for investing in real estate projects. It allows you to invest in a large geographical area and in projects that could otherwise be out of reach.

      - Michael finds diversity in his company helps them in a lot of respects. They not only look for diversity in things like ethnic backgrounds but also job histories.

      - RealtyShares likes to use third-party products to help prove whether they are doing something they have promised to their customers, such as making sure their applications are safe and secure. One third party they have been using for 10 months and has really helped with their critical pen testing efforts is Cobalt.

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    • Critical Conversations for Business Success
      Critical Conversations for Business Success Brian Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer at POPin Recorded: May 17 2017 7:00 pm UTC 28 mins
    • Brilliant ideas can’t impact your company unless you have buy-in from the teams doing the work. And how can you as a leader get that buy-in? With honest and open conversations. The problem is that telling the truth to the boss is usually career limiting for your employees. In this session, Brian Anderson will address the critical conversations you need to have in order for your business to succeed, and how to make these conversations safe and actionable.

      Key Take-aways:

      •Revolutionary ways to have actionable conversations within your company
      •How to help management and employees communicate effectively
      •Targeted questions to help you crowdsource answers to your hardest questions
      •Ways to drive engagement in your company

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    • Innovation Metrics Featuring Jack Anderson
      Innovation Metrics Featuring Jack Anderson Jack Anderson Recorded: Mar 13 2015 9:05 pm UTC 62 mins
    • All enterprises seek innovation. It is known as a success factor for businesses and organizations. The ability to creatively harness and lead in our rapidly changing world identifies winners. The inability to deliver better products and services faster, better and cheaper than competition identifies losers. The best and the brightest employees are attracted to organizations that have Innovative work environments. Customers freeze out products and services that do not innovatively compete.

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    • Building On Social Listening Centers: Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas
      Building On Social Listening Centers: Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas PulsePoint Group Recorded: May 31 2012 5:00 pm UTC 47 mins
    • In a collaborative study with The Economist Intelligent Unit, “The Economics of the Socially Engaged Enterprise,” executives defined social engagement today as online listening, blogging, and building relationships with online influencers. But the top economic or business return performers have a different view – they will be more focused on ideas and action in the next two years. Big-return companies crowdsource new products (57%), or let customers participate in developing ideas. In fact, they are predicting a significant portion of new products will be derived from social engagement insights. This webinar from PulsePoint Group will explore best cases and practices.

      Topics covered:
      - Research results
      - The different flavors of “crowdsourcing”
      - Case studies
      - What works and what doesn¹t

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    • 7 Steps to Open Innovation | How to Grade your Company's OI Capabilities
      7 Steps to Open Innovation | How to Grade your Company's OI Capabilities Stefan Lindegaard Recorded: Oct 27 2014 10:25 pm UTC 51 mins
    • As most companies across all industries have embraced open innovation, two important questions must be answered: How do our open innovation efforts measure up against the best practices? What can we do to put ourselves in the top tier of open innovation users? In this talk, Stefan Lindegaard, will share his insights on how companies can evaluate their open innovation initiatives based on 7 key areas: Common Language and Understanding, Motivation, Mandate and Strategic Purpose; Assets and Needs; Value Pools and Channels; Internal Readiness; External Readiness; New Skills and Mindset; Communications Strategy. Lindegaard will also provide ideas on how to make the necessary improvements that will give more power to your organization’s open innovation work.

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    • The Power of the Crowd
      The Power of the Crowd Stefan Lindegaard Recorded: Feb 24 2014 12:15 pm UTC 56 mins
    • Since the term crowdsourcing was coined eight years ago, the idea of tapping the knowledge, opinions, and ideas of the crowd has spread quickly and evolved in interesting ways. Today, every industry has examples of crowdsourcing and how it has helped with their innovation goals. In this webinar, Stefan Lindegaard provides history lessons, a present overview and future predictions on the benefits and challenges that come with crowdsourcing.

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    • The People Side of Innovation
      The People Side of Innovation Stefan Lindegaard Recorded: Dec 10 2013 1:10 pm UTC 53 mins
    • Stefan Lindegaard, renown innovation strategist and thought leader, discusses the skills and mindset that are required to be a good innovator in this era of “modern innovation,” which is driven more by openness and business models than internal R&D and patents. Topics include: · 7 critical personal competencies for innovation success · An overview of the types of people and functions you need for a strong innovation team · Insights on the key elements for corporate innovation training programs · A view on why some people kill innovation – and how to deal with them

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    • NASA Center of Excellence For Collaborative Innovation
      NASA Center of Excellence For Collaborative Innovation Steven Radar, NASA, Steve Domeck, InnoCentive Recorded: Jan 14 2014 11:00 am UTC 57 mins
    • Implementing a deliberate strategy developed to drive organizational change, NASA began pioneering the use of crowdsourcing and collaborative innovation in 2005, to more actively engage the public and advance solutions to difficult challenges. After an incredibly successful set of pilot challenges, NASA was requested by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to create a Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (COECI) to assist other Federal Agencies in applying the practice of crowdsourcing. On the heels of its two-year anniversary, the NASA Center of Excellence is pleased to share their innovation crowdsourcing experiences with you. Join usfor a live webinar – NASA Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation – Crowdsourcing Journey hosted by the NASA COECI Team as they discuss and review:

      • A brief history of the pilots
      • The CoECI mission, organization, and use of NASA@Work internally
      • Highlights of recent successful challenges
      • Best practices learned
      • Audience Q&A

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