A Novel Approach for Open Innovation Platforms: Multistep Dynamic Expert Sourcing : Conclusion

In the first section, the main drawbacks of traditional problem solving platform were presented. These drawbacks are the difficulty to attract and engage sufficient number of qualified experts, the difficulty to efficiently match seeker problems with potential experts, the difficulty to give the seeker convincing incentives to reward all promising solutions and the difficulty to manage confidentiality and to ensure a reliable transfer of intellectual property. In the second section, we presented the disruptive approach that we have developed and implemented. The Multistep Dynamic Expert Sourcing approach relies on both an innovative Expert Search Engine technology and a three-step process for the actual problem solving phase. The Expert Search Engine ensures a relevant matching between experts and problems and avoids

Read more

Main advantages of Multistep Dynamic Expert Sourcing

Implementing the MDES approach with the right technological and methodological assets (i.e. a powerful Expert Search Engine and a relevant methodology to enhance problem formulation) presents strong advantages for experts, seekers and Open Innovation intermediaries (problem solving platforms). For the experts Get relevant problems without having to register Ensure the protection of their intellectual property Avoid irrelevant work and frustration Get the guaranty to be paid for their work For the seekers (the client companies) Have a better control of confidentiality Get potential access to tens of millions of worldwide experts Engage more and better experts Get better solutions For the intermediaries (the platforms) Decrease cost structures Increase scalability Build a reputation of quality & trust Improve the solving rate

Read more