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Why Innovation Is An Imperative in the Education Sector

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Innovation is a constant in education. School systems regularly search for ways to create outlets that serve the diverse needs of students. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased the need for new approaches to learning.

4 Ways COVID-19 Forces Companies to Innovate

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If there is a silver lining to the COVID-19 crisis, it is that the pandemic is prompting businesses to rethink their innovation strategies.

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5 Ways Public Administrators Promote Innovation

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Innovation helps governments achieve their goals at every level, yet encouraging it can seem a complicated task. Here are five steps you can take to build your department’s innovation strategy.

Best Practices for Engaging Your Innovation Community

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Developing a broad and deep innovation community puts a wonderful resource at your fingertips. Yet tapping into that resource requires more than just cheerleading. Here’s how to bring your community together and work toward a common goal.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Crowdsourcing Leads to Civic Engagement: Four Real-World Examples

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Civic engagement is fundamental to good governance, and crowdsourcing is a powerful way to draw in an enormous range of constituencies to hear what they feel is crucial to making their city a better place. Below are a few examples of civic engagement accomplished via crowdsourcing.

Webinar: Planning Agency Emergency Response Through Crowdsourcing

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COVID-19 has required a faster and more thoughtful change management and innovation strategy from all sectors. This is particularly true for the government on all levels, which has needed to work closely with any number of stakeholders to deliver new solutions to rapidly changing problems.

The Innovation Manager’s Quintessential Reading List

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As an innovation manager, you are always looking for the latest trends. Drawing inspiration from innovators who have come before you is a great way to learn. According to a recent survey, high growth companies apply innovation strategies that look far beyond the immediate future.

The Five Building Blocks of Collaborative Innovation

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Are you looking for ways to inspire collaborative innovation in your organization? Your staff has the talent and intelligence, but are they working with the right people? Collaborative innovation involves bringing together ideas that can result in something groundbreaking.

IdeaScale and Betterific: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

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We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betterific announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

Why Innovation Is a Process of Discovery

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Innovation is the core of an organization. While numerous companies have innovation teams, many are looking to spread idea sharing throughout the entire company. According to a 2017 Web Strategist report, 57 percent of corporations cite innovation as a top challenge.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company

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Innovation is an essential aspect of any business. No matter your industry, there is an ongoing need for new ideas that put products into the hands of customers. Innovation management is about thinking outside the box. It involves creating new opportunities rather than waiting for them to arise.

How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company

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Innovation is an essential aspect of any business. No matter your industry, there is an ongoing need for new ideas that put products into the hands of customers. Innovation management is about thinking outside the box. It involves creating new opportunities rather than waiting for them to arise.

Who’s Responsible for Innovation? Everybody!

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Innovation is the key to forward movement. It creates value and improves existing systems so new ideas can emerge. Innovation research shows 61 percent of executives embrace open innovation to generate ideas.

Exploring Government’s Role in Innovation to Address Pandemics

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Disinfection is just the first step in a more complicated response. Pandemics are a worst-case scenario for governments. To limit the death and damage, political rivals must set aside their beliefs and animosities. Innovation strategy, often quickly and carefully applied, can save lives.

3 Keys for Breakthrough Innovation in Government

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Innovation in government is often incremental, with multiple smaller steps adding up to larger ones over time. Yet breakthrough innovation is highly possible in government; it just needs the right resources to happen.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

IdeaScale and Betteriffic: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

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We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betteriffic announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

Influence Cultures that Drive Innovation!

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Have you ever struggled to gain adoption of your innovation efforts? Have you had the organizational anti-bodies torpedo your good work? Do you struggle to gain alignment around your innovation programs? You are not alone.

How to Lead Innovation in Government Agencies

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Innovation can start at any level of government. Innovation in government is what changes history. As we’ve figured out better, more efficient, and fairer ways to govern ourselves, our world has changed for the better around us.

Innovation: A Key Differentiator in Times of Crisis

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Innovation is what keeps businesses alive. It helps build customer relationships by addressing specific needs and allowing companies to thrive even in the face of adversity.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

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Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling?

FeaturedCustomers Report Names IdeaScale a Market Leader

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Idea management software is recognized as an innovative tool for helping organizations improve productivity, and when it comes to choosing the right platform, IdeaScale is leading the way.

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3D Print Your COVID-19 Solution

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I have a personal belief that, when bad things happen, the best reaction is to channel your energy into being one of the “helpers,” as Mr. Rogers put it.

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Stop the Spread: Facilitating COVID-19 Response Campaigns

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Do you need help organizing your COVID-19 response campaigns? IdeaScale has you covered. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has prompted much reflection and serious consideration around the globe.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Origin Story: How IdeaScale Grew from a Simple Idea to a Leading Idea Management Company

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Want a place to share ideas that will help you achieve global innovation? IdeaScale provides this space with a cloud idea management platform that has helped businesses and customers connect in a way that is truly engaging. With more than 25,00 customers and 4.5

Five Ways Government Supports and Fosters Innovation in the Private Sector

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Government has been a source of innovation for decades. However, that role can be obscured in the discussion of the private sector. Any innovation strategy should be built on an understanding of how government supports it, in a few key ways.

Inform Your Product Development with Innovation Roadmaps

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To get where you want to go, know where you need to go to get there. Product roadmaps are powerful tools to get the team organized and to get a new product launched. However, they can also be used for the conceptualization of the product itself.

How to Adjust Your Innovation Strategy to Accommodate Social Distancing

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At the beginning of the year, remote work was seen as either a luxury or a tool to give workers more flex time. Suddenly, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become indispensable. Yet, it’s also thrown employers and employees into seemingly murky waters.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Which Industries Will Innovate Most in the Wake of COVID-19?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruption across industries. How businesses and consumers behave is being altered by this crisis. Tech and non-tech companies are implementing remote working, travel has significantly decreased, and supply chains are seeing global disruption.

4 Ways Innovation Can Increase Business Revenue

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source: Pexels In a recent study, researchers looked at different businesses and saw that the more the employees generated innovative ideas that management was likely to adopt, the higher the probability was that said company would grow its profits annually.

5 Prerequisites for Sustainable Government Innovation

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Creating a thriving culture of innovation is difficult for any organization, but governments, in particular, can struggle with it.

Top Challenges to Innovation at the Government Level

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Change in any organization requires innovation. This can seem daunting at the government level where initiatives can take longer to implement than in the private sector; however, the goals and challenges for both the public and private sectors are often similar.

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

Creating Healthy Feedback Loops for Government Innovation

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Government leads at the request of its constituents, and that means when the people speak, governments listen. The challenge is to create a consistent flow of feedback from the right stakeholders that turns into a positive feedback loop for innovation strategy.

What Is Quantum Innovation?

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Like a lightning strike, quantum innovation often arrives when it’s least expected. We’re used to one form of innovation: the slow, incremental kind, where new features are added and previous ones are refined and updated.

A Look at Innovative Sustainability Trends for 2020

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Are you looking to shape sustainability trends in 2020? There’s a climate fight going on, and consumers and citizens are getting their say. Organizations and policymakers are altering how they do business to introduce new rules for promoting global sustainability.

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IdeaScale Achieves Carbon Neutrality!

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Sustainability is an important part of innovation and requires a great deal of strategic planning. One aspect of becoming sustainable is to achieve carbon neutrality.

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.