Hoping to reduce the number of casualties is the Swedish car manufacturer Volvo, which has come up with an innovative and invisible spray paint for bikes. So, what’s the good of an invisible paint? (more…)
The latest figures are out and big businesses are giving crowdsourcing the big thumbs up. Between 2013 and 2014 the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector increased crowdsourcing investment by 48%, making it the most active crowdsourced sector of last year.
That’s according to a new report, ‘The State of Crowdsourcing’ – a study of Interbrand’s 100 best global brands in 2014 by crowdsourcing agency eYeka.
Are you a connoisseur of cheese? A fan of fromage? Do you delight in dairy and shout louder for Gouda? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be interested in the Oregon-based farmers who are now taking a crowdsourcing approach to business. They are inviting customers to get involved with product development and more.
Sir Isaac Newton wasn’t the only brilliant person to have seen further by standing on the shoulders of giants. The history of electrical research is littered with many giants who built on the work of previous generations of outstanding minds. Their sparks of genius have filled our world with so many conveniences that it’s difficult to imagine a life without electricity. But who were these outstanding individuals?
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University has compiled a fascinating infographic charting some of the key names in the history of electricity and the impact of their work. (more…)
To better predict survival, disease progression and treatment toxicity a new crowd-based project has been launched – The Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge.
Eyes down for a raft of new open innovation challenges that are offering big money opportunities. Solutions are required to improve the outcome for patients with rare diseases, to trap illegal robocallers, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and to come up with a hit television series.
Award-winning writer, producer and director Lee Zlotoff and the National Academy of Engineering in the US have launched a global crowdsourcing competition seeking ideas for a TV series with a female engineer as the lead character. (more…)
Crowdsourcing is helping Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd to a bigger slice of profits in Australia and giving customers a taste of the action as well. The Sydney-listed company has reported an increase in first-half profit and credits some of that to its Pizza Mogul innovation (more…)