OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform. Join our global community to solve big challenges for social good. Sign up, Login or Learn more

Inspiring content, tips and stories from our community

Blog list

In the Fall Prevention Challenge, the OpenIDEO team put on a workshop with our Challenge sponsors – AARP Services Inc. and UnitedHealthcare, a feedback session with our Advisory Panel, and a four-day design sprint in Nashville, Tennessee, that helped us gather insights. ASI and UHC selected nine ideas from the Challenge to prototype and test with caregivers and ideas for prototyping were selected based on their fit with the Evaluation Criteria

Photo of Joanna Spoth
0 0 0

We’re so excited that we’re just two weeks into the Ideas phase and together we’ve already shared over 100 ideas aimed at addressing emergent needs intersecting peace, prosperity, and planet! We want you to keep them coming and thought we’d share with you some of the things we are looking for. In the spirit of human centered design, we want to show, not tell – so we’ve created this sample idea:

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 3 0

As we brainstorm new solutions for our first BridgeBuilder Challenge, the team reflected on some of our Funded Ideas from past global development focused Challenges and found some of the features that made them such great ideas. Here are few pointers from some of the concepts that made it to the end of the challenge.

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 1 0

Over the course of the Future of Higher Ed Challenge, we've been featuring Q&As with our Challenge Sponsors, the organizations and individuals who have partnered with us in building this Challenge, and will play a significant role in supporting top ideas moving forward. This week, let’s get to know Georgia Tech, one of our 4 awesome Challenge sponsors.

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 0 0

The Amplify Team is excited to announce our Top Ideas from the Youth Empowerment Challenge focused on East Africa. Over 550 ideas were submitted on the platform, engaging the community in a critical conversation. We are deeply inspired by the enthusiastic response from individuals, communities, and organizations around the world.

Photo of Chelsea Takamine
0 0 0

Over the course of the Future of Higher Ed Challenge, we'll be featuring Q&As with our Challenge Sponsors, the organizations and individuals who have partnered with us in building this Challenge, and will play a significant role in supporting top ideas moving forward. This week, let’s learn more about Level, one of our 4 Challenge sponsors.

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 1 0

Over the course of the Future of Higher Ed Challenge, we'll be featuring Q&As with our Challenge Sponsors, the organizations and individuals who have partnered with us in building this Challenge, and will play a significant role in supporting top ideas moving forward. This week, let’s get to know the US Department of Education, one of our Challenge partners.

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 0 0

Over the course of the Future of Higher Ed Challenge, we'll be featuring Q&As with our Challenge Sponsors, the organizations and individuals who have partnered with us in building this Challenge, and will play a significant role in supporting top ideas moving forward. This week, let’s get to know USA Funds, one of our 4 Challenge sponsors.

Photo of Alex Nana-Sinkam
0 0 0