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Qmarkets Named Idea Management Market Leader in Winter 2020 Customer Success Report

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With outstanding scores across a wide variety of criteria, Qmarkets was recently recognized as a ‘Market Leader’ by FeaturedCustomers – a top customer reference platform for B2B business software and services.

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Eliminating Uncertainty: How to Manage Innovation Risk in 3 Easy Steps

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Herman Kahn – futurist, author, and inspiration for Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr Strangelove” – once described risk taking as “the essence of innovation”. It’s a fair assessment.

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Crowdsourcing Continuous Improvement: Kaizen Principles and Practices for Amplifying Excellence

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Many companies seek to improve their operations through the documentation of best practices. From personal experience in a large, multinational enterprise technology company, I saw how well-articulated procedures can be beneficial to the immediate users and their successors. However, these reflect only one person or one department’s experience, and lack collective insights.

5 Corporate Innovation Trends of 2019 Set to Disrupt the Business Landscape in 2020

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2020 is shaping up to be a truly generation-defining year across the spectrum – from politics, to sport, to science and beyond. I mean, we’ve got the U.S

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Building the Hype: 4 Communication Best Practices for Innovation Management

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The great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

Building the Hype: 4 Communication Best Practices for Innovation Management

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The great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

And the Oscar goes to…Prediction Markets – Harnessing Collective Intelligence to Anticipate Success

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Once again the power of Prediction Markets was displayed last week, as it correctly predicted 19 out of the 24 winners at the 2015 Oscar awards; an accuracy level of 79%.

Unlocking Potential with an Innovation Pilot – 6 Reasons for SMEs to use Idea Management Tools

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Typically innovation management is seen as the domain of large organisations who can afford to invest a lot of time and effort into pushing forward a company-wide initiative.

Diamonds in the Rough – How To Discover More Innovative Business Ideas For Your Enterprise

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Whether you optimize your business, strive to win new customers, invent the latest product, or simply try to innovate – ideas help.

Aiming High: Qmarkets’ Innovation in R&D Journey Towards Improved Idea Management Solutions

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Albert Einstein once said “Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?” Unfortunately this is one of the few conundrums which he was unable to provide an answer to, but if I had to theorize, I would posit that it is an issue of perspective.

Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

Can Crowdsourcing Support Your Operational Excellence Strategy?

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Operational excellence is a business principle which is currently supported by a range of process management tools and methodologies, however, these approaches fail to utilize the most valuable resource at the disposal of all large organizations - their employees.

Make America Innovate Again – Digital Transformation, Citizen Participation, and Government Efficiency

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As a general rule, we hold our governments to a higher standard than that which we hold private businesses and corporations to. Private sector businesses are expected to only look out for themselves, but the government is meant to look out for us.

Experimenting Your Way to Bolder Innovation

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Colin Palombo, Managing Partner at Innovation Framework Technologies, explains how experimentation and innovation should work hand in hand to produce groundbreaking results.

Streamlining Success – How Continuous and Disruptive Innovation Examples Can Inform Business Transformation

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Sometimes it seems like organizations, even large enterprises, live and die by their ability to implement innovations that completely redraw the market landscape, putting them at the forefront. But do these disruptive innovation examples reflect the strategy that all companies should adopt?

Don’t WannaCry: How to Improve Innovation Management Security to Prevent Cyberattacks

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As we saw all over the news, the past weekend, a hacker group released a ransomware virus, which has become known as WannaCry. The attack infected 200,000 victims in over 150 countries. Large organizations which were hit include FedEx, Telefonica, Renault, and the Russian Government.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

How to Build the Ultimate Crowdsourcing Platform: Qmarkets’ New VP of Product Discusses Creativity and Innovation Management

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Sivan Leshem joined Qmarkets in 2011 as a project manager, before going on to manage the product delivery department during a period which would see Qmarkets grow into a leader within the idea management market. Most recently Sivan has stepped into the role of Vice President of Product.

The Innovation Instinct: Inventions Inspired by Nature

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Nature has long inspired visionaries to look beyond existing ways of living and thinking.

Game Changers: How Citizen Science and Gamification Are Transforming the Business World

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The acclaimed educational reformer John Dewey once said, “every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination”.

Adding Eye Candy: 4 Visual Best Practices to Boost Engagement on Your Idea Generation Platform

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The great Israeli artist Yaacov Agam once said “while the verbal can separate, the visual is understood by everyone.” The same principle holds true when it comes to boosting user engagement on your idea generation platform.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

Qmarkets Fall Product Release 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy

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Our latest product release offers a wealth of cutting-edge new features, making it easier than ever to organize and allocate tasks, develop ideas for maximum impact, and even gather submissions from your employees without them ever logging into the platform.

Qmarkets Product Release Fall 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy…

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Our latest product release offers a wealth of cutting-edge new features, making it easier than ever to organize and allocate tasks, develop ideas for maximum impact, and even gather submissions from your employees without them ever logging into the platform.

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

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Often times, the most successful and innovative companies stem from the humblest of origins. Colruyt Group is a great case in point.

5 Innovation Trends of 2018 that will Disrupt the Corporate Landscape in 2019

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2018 has very much been a year of “epic partnerships”. The Avengers teamed up with the squad from Guardians of the Galaxy to face down Thanos. Prince Harry finally tied the knot with Meghan Markle.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

A Rising Star – Qmarkets Ranks Among Best Crowdsourcing Platforms on CompareCamp.com

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The Qmarkets platform has received an outstanding appraisal on CompareCamp.com – a leading online resource for B2B and SaaS reviews. As a result, Qmarkets has gained two major accolades on the CompareCamp.com system – the 2019 Rising Star Award and the Great User Experience Award.

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The Winning Formula for Financial Process Improvement – How TSYS is Defining the Future of Fintech

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There has never been a more critical time for financial firms to prioritize innovation. Rapidly changing customer behaviours, disruptive digital technologies, and the emergence of agile fintech start-ups means that disruption is an ever-present danger.

Future-Proofing Financial Market Innovation – Fighting Digital Disruption with Digital Disruption

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The term ‘Digital Disruption’ describes the situation where an existing industry is being altered by emerging digital technologies. These new technologies lead to innovations, often creating new markets and value markets that can impact the established leaders in the industry. Financial organizations of all shapes and sizes are being disrupted by small, agile, innovative and technology-oriented companies which offer convenient and efficient services.

What Is Innovation Management? – Your Top 7 Innovation FAQs Answered

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“Eureka!” We’ve all heard this famous ancient Greek term for “I’ve found it”. But how did it enter common parlance?

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

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SCM Group – a major global industrial technology organization – has announced the successful deployment of Qmarkets innovation management software across their workforce.

Qmarkets Now Offers Complete G Suite Integration with Dedicated Cloud App

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Tel Aviv, August 23rd, 2019 – Qmarkets has recently acquired full Google certification, and now has a dedicated cloud application available within the G Suite marketplace.

Keeping Score: What’s the Right Scorecard for Your Idea Management Campaign?

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When running an idea management campaign, one of the most crucial steps is the expert evaluation stage. Without properly scoring the relevant ideas, focus may be put on ideas which are either impractical or which require too many resources to develop, instead of on ideas which can provide a positive ROI. The question that arises when I discuss this with my clients is whether they should use a different scorecard for each individual campaign, or one unified scorecard to evaluate ALL campaigns. .

Welcome to the Qmarkets Blog – Gain Cutting-Edge Insights from the Innovation Experts

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We're excited to welcome you to the official Qmarkets blog! Here, you'll find a treasure trove of readily-applicable tips and insights for maximising the effectiveness of your innovation management strategy. Our articles are contributed by our own team, as well as a variety of other innovation experts from a diverse array of fields. .

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How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

The Winning Formula – The Advantages of Combining Higher Education and Innovation Management

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Ideally, a university should be an ecosystem in which ideas are developed, challenged, and experimented with. As such, it would be natural to regard both education and innovation as mutually compatible. It's surprising, therefore, that many academic institutions still lag when it comes to implementing well-structured innovation processes. Invention. DNA, Genetic Fingerprinting, CDs, Computers, and the Internet.

Driving Innovation in the Workplace – Is Configuration Crucial?

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Up until the turn of millennium, the world of business was stuck in a vicious circle of homogenisation. There was a traditional way of attaining success, and if you strayed too far from this paradigm, then you would lose all credibility and any chance of being prosperous. Because success relied so heavily on maintaining the sterilised veneer of “business”, radical organisations were unable to get to the top or change pre-conceptions. Ping-Pong and Trainers.

Ideate or Deteriorate – Why Companies Must Learn How To Be Innovative to Achieve Major Growth

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"Innovate (verb): To Make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” . Just a buzzword? To many people, it might seem as though the business world has become over-saturated with innovation. This buzzword is now thrown around in conjunction with all manner of postulations and stratagems, with authors often straying away from its actual meaning in favour of seeking the attention of an increasingly elusive target audience.

Can an Open Innovation Challenge Methodology Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

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In 2015, an overcrowded boat carrying a group of Syrian refugees capsized and sank off an island in Greece. At least 34 people, including 15 children, died in this accident alone. Coming atop of the heartbreaking image of a drowned Syrian toddler washed ashore a beach in Turkey , this news epitomized the scale and severity of the humanitarian disaster characterizing the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe, a crisis that has already claimed almost three thousand lives.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.