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Leading Enterprise Architects Leverage Gartner's Innovation Crowdsourcing Framework

Published: 19 February 2015

ID: G00272736

Analyst(s): Brian Burke

Summary

Crowdsourcing provides a great opportunity to drive innovation, but matching the problem to the solution, approach and audience is challenging. Enterprise architects can employ Gartner's innovation crowdsourcing framework to determine the crowdsourcing approach for the problem/opportunity at hand.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Leverage Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovation, Particularly as It Exploits Emerging Technologies to Enable Digital Business
    • Enterprise architects who leverage crowdsourcing to drive innovation draw on the collective intelligence of a broad and diverse audience — and frequently discover ingenious solutions
  • Apply Gartner's Innovation Crowdsourcing Framework to Determine the Different Types of Problem/Opportunity Contexts, Communities and Problem-Solving Approaches
    • Successful crowdsourced innovation occurs when the problem/opportunity context is matched to the correct solution approach and audience

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