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04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

With this headline, the New York Times encapsulated the phenomenon of crowdsourcing. Since then, the world of academia has also picked up on the idea. What are the necessary conditions for crowdsourcing to succeed for business? What are the advantages of this method in developing new products?

Director and Partner, Fingertip Ltd., Helsinki
Director, Open Innovation Networks, Innovation & Marketing, Swarovski Professional, Wattens
Chief Executive Officer, isn - innovation service network GmbH, Graz; Secretary of the Board, ECN - European Crowdfunding Network, Brussels
Professor and Director, Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

Array Pia ERKINHEIMO

Director and Partner, Fingertip Ltd., Helsinki

Researcher, Knowledge Management, LTT Research LTD, Helsinki School of Economics Pedagogical Designer, Tietovalta Ltd, TJ Group Plc Head of Development, Tieturi Vision Ltd Senior Consultant, Employee Transformation&Talent Management, Capgemini Head of Crowdsourcing, Innovation Management, Chief Technology s Office, Nokia Rapporteur for the OISPG - Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group, The European Commission, DG Connect Head of Crowds&Communities, DIGILE - Strategic Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation in Internet Economy Advisor, Angel Investor
 MA, School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland & University of Minnesota
 Ph.D. Student, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo; Special studies, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
1999-2000
2000-2001
2002-2015
2006-2007
2008-2012
2013-2014
2013-2015
since 2013

Ing. Hannes ERLER

Director, Open Innovation Networks, Innovation & Marketing, Swarovski Professional, Wattens

Höhere Technische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt Innsbruck, Fachrichtung Maschinenbau Eintritt in die Produktentwicklungsabteilung, D. Swarovski KG, Wattens Executive Training Harvard Business School: Leading Product Development; Prof. Wheelwright and Prof. Marco Iansiti Bereichsleiter Produktentwicklung und Design, D. Swarovski KG, Wattens IMD - Lausanne Executive Training, Managing the Innovation Process Gründung des i-LAB, Innovation Management - Front End Focus, D. Swarovski KG, Wattens Vice President Innovation, Implementierung eines neuen Business-Innovationsprozesses, D. Swarovski KG, Wattens Ausbildung Systemische Organisationsentwicklung / Dr. Sohm Implementierung INNOnetwork, D. Swarovski KG, Wattens
1975-1980
1980
1997
1997
2000
2002
2003
2005
2007

DI Dr. Reinhard WILLFORT

Chief Executive Officer, isn - innovation service network GmbH, Graz; Secretary of the Board, ECN - European Crowdfunding Network, Brussels

Ph.D., Innovation- and Knowledgemanagement Founder and Chief Executive Officer, isn - innovation service network GmbH, Graz Scientific coordinator, Master of Science Innovationmanagement (MSc), Danube University Krems Founder and Managing Director, Neurovation GmbH, Graz Founder and Managing Director, 1000x1000 Crowdbusiness GmbH, Graz
2000
since 2001
since 2006
since 2007
since 2011

Dr. Christopher LETTL

Professor and Director, Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

University of Hamburg Lecturer, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Lecturer, Doctoral Student, Hamburg University of Technology Doctoral Degree in Business Administration, Hamburg University of Technology Assistant, Associate Professor (wissenschaftlicher Assistent & Privatdozent), Berlin University of Technology Habilitation in Business Administration Full Professor, Chair of Technology and Innovation Management, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus
1993-1998
1999-2000
2000-2003
2003
2003-2006
2006
2006-2009

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Cause Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 14:00 Changing World – Changing Ways Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Robin Chase Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Cesar Hidalgo Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot? Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus Lower Austria Evening Social
16:30 - 18:00 Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy” Partner
18:00 - 19:30 Migration – Opportunity and Challenge Plenary
19:30 - 20:30 Illuminating Alpbach Social

31.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast South Korea – Education Is the Key Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Georgia – Ways Out of Corruption Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Israel – the Country of Start-Ups Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 16th management club Business Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Employees – Have No Fear, Technology Is Here Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment! Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate – Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in Politics Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms – New Working Conditions in the Digital Age Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by Millennials Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy – a Change for the Whole Financial Industry? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of Creativity Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and Society Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model Innovation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of Production Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch Reception Social
11:45 - 12:45 World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our Country Partner
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline Fever Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility – How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create Havoc Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic System Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative – the Example of Light Weight Design Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason Fades Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: Big Data – a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session – Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design Thinking Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy – Darwinism Mixes Up the Markets Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: International Trade – Past, Present, Future Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 22: Transparency – Cui Bono? Breakout
16:30 - 18:00 Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business? Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System? Partner

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta Night Social

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning Session Plenary
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in Comparison Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Philipp Blom Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Lung Yingtai Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner