Innocentrix and Digital Bridges are conducting an opinion poll on organisational innovation practises in South Africa. The purpose of the poll is to deepen our understanding of current innovation trends in the South African market and to specifically look at innovation approaches and tools. We intend for the results to be published in an industry specific magazine or other relevant media channels.
We would really appreciate your assistance and input! We promise not to divulge your details nor that of your company. Not ever, not even if we are threatened or tortured ....never!
Thank you so much for making a difference to South African innovation efforts.
Please click on the link below to complete the survey.
Go on, you know you want to, you have lots to say, just do it! It’s fun to make a difference.
Feedback on the Poll results:
Thank you to South Africa's innovators who took part in the survey. The final report is now published in the articles section. You are welcome to use any part of this report provided that you state copyright ownership to Henra Mayer @ Innocentrix.
INNOCENTRIX specialises in innovation solutions. Years of innovation management experience and an intense desire to see innovation deliver the results it should, acted as inspiration for simple, out of the ordinary, incredibly effective solutions that demonstrate the value of innovation.
Innovation excellence is a vital choice and it need not be a hard one. Innocentrix brings together the latest trends and technology, business models and approaches to suit your specific needs. We then apply these in a way that makes sense. We partner with Universities and subject and industry experts, in order to offer you unsurpassed advice and global innovation solutions.
At Innocentrix, traditional innovation management approaches are blended with the non traditional, the aim – to find an approach that works best for your organisation while integrating people, existing infratructure and collaboration platforms.
The benefits are real. The starting point is not a predefined method or ready-made product but a true understanding of your contextual needs coupled with knowledge and of course, action.
The name Innocentrix was crowdsourced! A local all as well as international crowdsourcing method was used and the results were more than interesting. Over a 100 entries were received - and the winner, slightly adapted from the original submission: Innocentrix! Proudly crowdsourced locally. We practise what we preach.
What is crowdsourcing?
Crowdsourcing is the act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor to an undefined, large group of people or community through an open call.
In his book, The rise of crowdsourcing (2006), Jeff Howe established that the concept of crowdsourcing depends essentially on the fact that because it is an open call to an undefined group of people, it gathers those who are most fit to perform the tasks, solve complex problems and contribute with the most relevant and fresh ideas.
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Crowdsourcing" has, virtually overnight, generated huge buzz, enthusiasm, and fear. It's the application of the open-source idea to any ...
Innocentrix is delighted about its partnership with the global innovation software company Spigit. This means that the Spigit award winning innovation platform is now available in South Africa.
Diversity of insight is often the source of the most innovative solutions. Spigit is a platform that enables organizations to tap into the collective intelligence of employees, customers, partners and fans to help tackle business objectives.
By incorporating game mechanics, Spigit first engages your people at scale. Using social algorithms Spigit then leverages this crowd to do the heavy lifting and surface and vet the most promising ideas through collaboration. Finally, with big data analytics Spigit pinpoints actionable and predictive information that drives results.
Henra Mayer - CEO
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