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How social business is the business of co-creation.
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When Crowdsourcing Lets Down the Crowd

When Crowdsourcing Lets Down the Crowd | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing, Kickstarter, ChipIn, Paul Kimmage, Lesli Cohen, Aaron Brown, Brendt Barbur, The Commentator, (Update on the Blog : I have added the excellent VeloNews article to this mornings blog post.
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I happen to like the concept of Kickstarter.  I have backed 3 bicycling related projects. No problems for me. What has been your experience

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Five great UX presentations on Slideshare

Five great UX presentations on Slideshare | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
While Slideshare presentations can be light on words, many of the most important UX principles still come across through the visuals alone.
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One of my favorite tools for content sharing is Slideshare. Favorite book to read to get better at making them is Presentation Zen.

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Asthmapolis raises $5M to fight asthma with sensors and smartphones

Asthmapolis raises $5M to fight asthma with sensors and smartphones | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Startup Asthmapolis has raised $5 million from The Social+Capital Partnership for an asthma management system that combines sensor technology, smartphones and personalized feedback.
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I am so happy for this company based in Madison and started in Madison. They have smart people, great ideas and all worthy of investment.

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Openness and collaboration require new approach to employee relations

Openness and collaboration require new approach to employee relations | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
A resistance to change and a lack of social media savvy amongst senior leaders is holding organisations back from rebuilding trust and fostering cultures of openness, collaboration and innovation in their organisations.
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Even if they support social activities, they themselves don't participate so don't appreciate the complexity and management involved.

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List of Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing Examples - Best practices - Open innovation and crowdsourcing

List of Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing Examples - Best practices - Open innovation and crowdsourcing | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Great link list of Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing platforms: http://t.co/8J8IlKd5DO
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Searching for the right platform for social and open innovation? Check out this list as a starting point.

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A Crowdsourced Budget Transparency Platform Trial for Seattle & Washington State

A Crowdsourced Budget Transparency Platform Trial for Seattle & Washington State | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
A social platform for crowdsourced analysis of city & state budgets: Our project will empower citizens to assess city & state budgets, show affinity for programs they care about, highlight wasteful spending, identify fraud & strengthen transparency.
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Regular Joe citizen has to balance their budget. Why not let them crowdsource the city budget.

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8 Ways To Judge Collaboration Technology Vendors - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

8 Ways To Judge Collaboration Technology Vendors - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Collaboration vendors starting to all sound alike? Here are key considerations as you compare tool providers and their products.
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Read the book by Jacob Morgan, if you can't afford to hire him. Solid advice.

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Maybe We are Using the Wrong Words to Describe Collaboration

Maybe We are Using the Wrong Words to Describe Collaboration | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
When we attempt to describe something we are often judge based upon the words we use. Choose certain words and we are considered buzzword compliant or worse, SEO compliant. Choose the wrong words a...
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Let's mashup our next remix of collaboration!

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Changing the Market Research Paradigm | The ISPIM Magazine

Changing the Market Research Paradigm | The ISPIM Magazine | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Great post marking the challenge to match the corporate need to innovate to the consumer need for change #cocreation http://t.co/97nTJoUP
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The string “how to innovate” leads to 46 million hits on Google. For sure, there is no shortage on guidance if one wants to innovate.

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8 Tips for Leveraging Social Media Engagement in 2013

8 Tips for Leveraging Social Media Engagement in 2013 | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Want to know how to improve your social media engagement in 2013; simply follow these 8 tips to boost your social media awareness (Diving into the New Year, we all want to find ways to increase our social presence online
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30 Days 30 Things

30 Days 30 Things | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Here we create one product per day out of discarded material. Our goal is to design beautiful and useful things for 30 days in a row. For everyone who collaborates and sends us their project, the blog will be extended for one day.
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The Social Customer Engagement Index 2012: Whitepaper | Social Media Today

The Social Customer Engagement Index 2012: Whitepaper | Social Media Today | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
The Social Customer Engagement Index 2012: Whitepaper | Social Media Today http://t.co/ZsfS01fo
#SocialMedia #SoMe
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Paul Greenberg is someone I admire so his support of this paper lends good credibility.

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Tor.com - Science fiction & Fantasy Blog, Books, Stories, News, Forum

Tor.com - Science fiction & Fantasy Blog, Books, Stories, News, Forum | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
The latest news about Sci Fi and Fantasy culture including books, movies, games, art. Read short stories from top authors and join in the discussion! (SECOND story sale of the year!
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Social Media Engagement Code | Asset Ogilvy PR | Ogilvy Group Greece

Social Media Engagement Code | Asset Ogilvy PR | Ogilvy Group Greece | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Social Media Engagement Code | Asset Ogilvy PR | Ogilvy Group Greece (RT @OgilvySA: "Only first class business, and that in a first class way" How we engage with influencers: http://t.co/fKvDdVVeo0...
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I pretty much like anything Ogilvy puts out.

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Why Personal Interaction Drives Innovation and Collaboration - Forbes

Why Personal Interaction Drives Innovation and Collaboration - Forbes | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: Harbrinder Kang is Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at Cisco. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic development, growth, and evolution of the award-winning Cisco Networking Academy program, which delivers computer...
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My fav statement - "But regardless of what technologies we use, all of our interactions still rely on a basic element: each other. No matter how many shiny tools we have, we can’t get things done without other people."

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The Future of Manufacturing & Design with Additive Manufacturing Webinar

The Future of Manufacturing & Design with Additive Manufacturing Webinar | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
In this webinar, Dr. Christopher Williams, Assistant Professor and Director of the DREAMS (Design, Research and Education for Additive Manufacturing Systems) Lab, will discuss how Additive Manufacturing is being used at Virginia Tech.
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Sounds like an interesting presentation.

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Rules of Engagement – 21 Rules You Need to Keep In Mind For Social Media

Rules of Engagement – 21 Rules You Need to Keep In Mind For Social Media | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
There are many types of rules. There are rules of court, rules of the game, bro rules, girl rules and the golden rule – thing is almost every aspect of human society contains a set of things to follow for a harmonious relationship.
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Another infographic to help you move through social engagement

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Joshua OCock's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:49 AM

Scroll down the image and enjoy.

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Four Models for Engaging the Crowd

Four Models for Engaging the Crowd | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
We continue our look at industry-leading research by our sister organization massolution. In this edition, we look at the four underlying models of engaging the crowd, and what makes them possible.
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Startup or established business, evaluating engagement models for employees and customers alike for product innovation is the next step in social business growth.

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7 tips for launching a Kickstarter campaign

7 tips for launching a Kickstarter campaign | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Here are the seven tips for launching a Kickstarter campaign:

1: Research what works.
2: Make your page as potent and efficient as possible.
3: Think carefully and strategically about your reward structure.
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I love Kickstarter. I especially like my Revolights which was a Kickstarter campaign by some engineers developing some great bicycle lights. What have you Kickstarted lately?

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GigaScience | Abstract | Crowdsourcing genomic analyses of ash and ash dieback -- power to the people

Ash dieback is a devastating fungal disease of ash trees that has swept across Europe and recently reached the UK. This emergent pathogen has received little study in the past and its effect threatens to overwhelm the ash populations.
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Jason Fried: Why work doesn't happen at work

http://www.ted.com Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it. At TEDxMidwest he lays out the main problems (ca... (http://t.co/eL0yN4J1 Check this out.
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I love the thought provoking ideas presented by TEDx. Jason Fried suggest when we want to get work done, we don't do it at the office.

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How Crowdsourcing Aims to Cure Cancer - Daily Crowdsource

How Crowdsourcing Aims to Cure Cancer - Daily Crowdsource | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
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How Crowdsourcing Aims to Cure Cancer
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At Crowdopolis 12 LA, CMO of GE's Healthymagination, Lisa Kennedy, discusses how the Healthymagination program aims to cure cancer with help from the crowd.
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I for one would think this entire crazy social media shift was worth it, if we can cure cancer and disease that takes our friends and family before their time.

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Biotech Firms in Race for Manufacturing Breakthrough Karen Weintraub - MIT Technology Review

Biotech Firms in Race for Manufacturing Breakthrough Karen Weintraub - MIT Technology Review | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Biotech Firms in Race for Manufacturing Breakthrough Karen Weintraub
MIT Technology Review
The new approaches will be “disruptively different” says Robert Bradway, the CEO of Amgen, one of the companies pursuing a manufacturing breakthrough.
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Making Fan Engagement Your Marketing Mantra for 2013

Making Fan Engagement Your Marketing Mantra for 2013 | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Beyond just cranking out contests and promos there’s a number of other important dynamics that are at play in today’s world of Facebook marketing.
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Crowdsourcing the Fight Against Tech Patent Trolls

Crowdsourcing the Fight Against Tech Patent Trolls | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Tech firms outsource research to defuse legal claims (Crowdsourcing the fight against tech patent trolls. http://t.co/KiEsLHqO)
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