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Instead of building everything from scratch, the always in Beta spirit should allow OpenIDEO to try to use as much of currently available resources as possible, and tap into existing (external) platforms.

Instead of building everything from scratch, the always in Beta spirit should allow OpenIDEO to try to use as much of currently available resources as possible, and tap into existing (external) platforms.

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How About the First day of Conceptualizing, an Idea Strikes you, and "YOU" Passionately  pick up a colorful crayon from the right corner and  Start Doodling or Mind Mapping on the Screen i.e on the OPEN IDEO website itself, and on the very second "YO

How About the First day of Conceptualizing, an Idea Strikes you, and "YOU" Passionately pick up a colorful crayon from the right corner and Start Doodling or Mind Mapping on the Screen i.e on the OPEN IDEO website itself, and on the very second "YO

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Boucing off of Vincent's "Taking Realization Phase to the Next Level", OpenREALISATION is a new structured realisation page allowing Sponsors, OpenIDEO and especially OpenIDEATORS to share their individual/collective implementation efforts. (UPDATED!

Boucing off of Vincent's "Taking Realization Phase to the Next Level", OpenREALISATION is a new structured realisation page allowing Sponsors, OpenIDEO and especially OpenIDEATORS to share their individual/collective implementation efforts. (UPDATED!

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So Deepthi's great Idea about  waiting in Airports sparked off a thought on 'waiting, traveling, spare time put to good use' Then I thought TUBES! 

'On an average day in 2007, 23.8 million trips were made in, to or from London.' (Transport for Lon

So Deepthi's great Idea about waiting in Airports sparked off a thought on 'waiting, traveling, spare time put to good use' Then I thought TUBES! 'On an average day in 2007, 23.8 million trips were made in, to or from London.' (Transport for Lon

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Long lines at check-in counters in airports and flight delays cause frustration for passengers. Open Ideo can stimulate and divert passengers' attention to problem solving instead.

Long lines at check-in counters in airports and flight delays cause frustration for passengers. Open Ideo can stimulate and divert passengers' attention to problem solving instead.

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The OpenIDEO Design Quotient could be structured that contributors achieve 'tiers', rather than simply a large total.

These tiers could be at an overall DQ level or against each of  the DQ facets

e.g. somebody could be "Tier 5 - guru" in Concepting

The OpenIDEO Design Quotient could be structured that contributors achieve 'tiers', rather than simply a large total. These tiers could be at an overall DQ level or against each of the DQ facets e.g. somebody could be "Tier 5 - guru" in Concepting

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Having Open Source concepts as a result of challenges, for anyone to use to create positive social impact, is great. But apart from doers having to be able to find this wonderful repository we created the past year, we should also make it easy for th

Having Open Source concepts as a result of challenges, for anyone to use to create positive social impact, is great. But apart from doers having to be able to find this wonderful repository we created the past year, we should also make it easy for th

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Once a concept has been successfully implemented for the first time, congratulate everybody who copies it and implements it themselves.

Being a "copycat" is often frowned upon. In this concept we should be applauding it.

Once a concept has been successfully implemented for the first time, congratulate everybody who copies it and implements it themselves. Being a "copycat" is often frowned upon. In this concept we should be applauding it.

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Haiyan Zhang's inspiration sparked this idea. Why not have an OpenIDEO Storybook, where the stories of the challenges are told; the people involved, the triggers, the opportunities, the realisations...

Haiyan Zhang's inspiration sparked this idea. Why not have an OpenIDEO Storybook, where the stories of the challenges are told; the people involved, the triggers, the opportunities, the realisations...

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Contributions to the platform can be turned into credits to co-sponsor a nascent challenge

Contributions to the platform can be turned into credits to co-sponsor a nascent challenge

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I would like to pinpoint in my county where I see opportunities for social business, education or thematic meetups. A student 'fresh' in region dynamics doesn't have these insights, though has the time to take-up an opportunity on the map (bottomup).

I would like to pinpoint in my county where I see opportunities for social business, education or thematic meetups. A student 'fresh' in region dynamics doesn't have these insights, though has the time to take-up an opportunity on the map (bottomup).

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