The Coinnovative singularity has arrived. The culmination of the concepts at the core of this rarely updated site have been demonstrated by the hugely successful Glif project.
Archive | Co-creation
An argument against listening to your customers…
Democrasoft: Collaborize is another entrant in the idea submission and voting market. They provide idea marketplaces in which internal and external contributors and submit, vote, and discuss ideas in order to produce the best decision. They launched last week and are the latest entrant in the innovation management market I described over a year ago [...]
At the heart of everything I talk about here is 1) increased engagement in production and consumption by consumers and 2) increased market awareness and customer feedback for business.
Sense Worldwide, a creative strategic consultancy, wrote a nice whitepaper back in September that I would recommend you grab called The Spirit of Co-Creation: Risk Managed Creativity For Business.
Openbusiness.cc is running a competition to find the top 100 best open innovators in the world, highlighting achievements in open innovation, crowdsourcing, co-creation, open source software, and open business.
Each step of conceiving, designing, prototyping, manufacturing, and selling are within reach of just about anyone with a surprisingly small amount of capital. Couple that with bringing in the crowd at any point to help fund or vet ideas and the current situation becomes that much more interesting.
Each part of the chain for truly distributed and democratized product design and personal manufacturing have essentially come together to form a coherent whole.