Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the beginning of idea management, but only the beginning. To keep the momentum going, idea management needs to clear away hurdles you may unintentionally put in the way. Best Practice idea management

Team based idea management

Ideanote

Peter is a Customer Success Manager in a Sports company. Now, hearing the pains and celebrating the gains while having the power to decide, means Peter gets a significant amount of ideas each day and so does his team. So, what happens with all those ideas? You brainstorm.

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Introducing Drag & Drop Idea Management

Ideanote

In the midst of ideation, you want things to move fast so you can focus on the things that matter the most–your ideas. Now, admin users can move ideas from one phase to another by simply dragging it to the desired place. Not sure if you are acting on the right ideas?

Conquer the Idea Management Platform: Ask the Right Questions

Ideanote

The post Conquer the Idea Management Platform: Ask the Right Questions appeared first on Ideanote. Idea Management brainstorming idea management platform innovation new ideas

Does Your Idea Management Software Go the Distance?

IdeaScale

Ideas are more than brainstorming. We’ve all learned this, whether it’s that new hobby or a newly launched business, and it also applies to ideas. In the beginning stages, collecting ideas is easy. The Idea Cycle. Ideas need to be refined.

Why ask for idea management

Ideanote

Of course, you want to share your ideas. Start asking for idea management in your company today. Start sharing ideas and contribute to problem-solving in the easiest way possible. An idea management tool turns all these “if only” scenarios in history.

Why ask for idea management

Ideanote

Of course, you want to share your ideas. Start asking for idea management in your company today. Start sharing ideas and contribute to problem-solving in the easiest way possible. An idea management tool turns all these “if only” scenarios in history.

How can Idea Management improve your company?

Ideanote

We previously talked about 5 benefits of using an Idea Management Platform. What is an Idea Management Platform? An Idea Management Platform makes your work easier and declutters your workspace. Idea Management creates a transparent and inclusive culture.

How can your team benefit from using an idea management platform ?

Ideanote

Peter is a Customer Success Manager in a Sports company. Now, hearing the pains and celebrating the gains while having the power to decide, means Peter gets a significant amount of ideas each day and so does his team. So, what happens with all those ideas? You brainstorm.

Structured Brainstorming – Walking the Tightrope

Ideanote

The post Structured Brainstorming – Walking the Tightrope appeared first on Ideanote. Digitalization Idea Management brainstorming collaboration Digital transformation digitalization fuzzy front end idea management idea management platform ideation innovation technology

What Is Idea Management Anyway?

HunchBuzz

Her work had asked her, and her colleagues, to come up with some new ideas towards a project they had commissioned. When I mentioned ‘Idea Management’ to her, her eyes went blank. So what is Idea Management? The idea itself. What is Innovation Management?

Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the start of innovation, but sometimes you need a little push. These brainstorming tools will help you find the creative momentum you need. If you need to bounce your ideas off somebody, but don’t want to lose those ideas along the way, Slack is a handy tool.

The 7 Worst – And Most Common – Mistakes in Idea Management

Wazoku

We’ve helped companies completely transform themselves through idea management, but for many businesses it’s still a new concept, and a hard thing to get right. Effective development and implementation of meaningful ideas will empower businesses to improve quality, while reducing costs.

Introducing Idea Management Systems

HunchBuzz

Great ideas can’t be generated from management alone. Crowdsourcing ideas from employees, partners and customers is the best way to promote innovation from the bottom-up. HunchBuzz is a leader in Idea Management Systems (IMS). An IMS like HunchBuzz provides a platform for more people to share their ideas. More ideas can be shared and evaluated, meaning more opportunity for a successful outcome. Times are changing.

Introducing Idea Management Systems

HunchBuzz

Great ideas can’t be generated from management alone. Crowdsourcing ideas from employees, partners and customers is the best way to promote innovation from the bottom-up. HunchBuzz is a leader in Idea Management Systems (IMS). An IMS like HunchBuzz provides a platform for more people to share their ideas. More ideas can be shared and evaluated, meaning more opportunity for a successful outcome. Times are changing.

Startup Ideas are NOT Inspired on the Spur of the Moment!

InnovationManagement

Based on research in the market and in many countries, I tried to figure out the exact mechanism by which startup ideas are created. Is it mainly a matter of brainstorming effort or are external factors at play? The post Startup Ideas are NOT Inspired on the Spur of the Moment!

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80% Of Brainstorming Sessions Don’t Work

Gregg Fraley

80% Of Brainstorming Sessions Don’t Work. Seven Idea Generation Fails. Redefine Brainstorming and Get Better Results. I might be getting to old to hold back on saying this about ideation, aka idea generation, aka brainstorming. Brainstorming is all group work.

How To Structure A Brainstorm The Right Way

Ideanote

brainstorming sessions. But what if there was a way to keep all the great things in a brainstorm, the creativity and excitement, while getting rid of tedious stuff like social loafing and time waste? The post How To Structure A Brainstorm The Right Way appeared first on Ideanote. Idea Management Ideation brainstorming change management culture of continuous improvement idea management knowledge sharing technologyWe all know and.

Fast Company’s Brainstorming Fail

Gregg Fraley

Fast Company Article “Brainstorming is Dumb” Misses the Point. Brainstorming, Done Properly, Is Not a Tool, It’s A Multi-Step Process. And yet another major publication publishes a misleading article about brainstormingBrainstorming is Dumb.

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Together, they reduce the risk of failure, improve the success rate of new ideas and can help build an organisation which is more resilient to change and able to grow.

Seven Ways to Prepare for Effective Brainstorming

Gregg Fraley

Prepare, Then Brainstorm. Most brainstorming doesn’t work. The literature bashing brainstorming is extensive. Ideas are still needed to fill pipelines! I’m going to focus on one problem with brainstorming in this post: lack of preparation.

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

Qmarkets

Albert Einstein once said “Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?” As we sometimes tell our clients at Qmarkets, the key to overcoming a challenge or formulating a new idea, is often simply finding a new way to look at the problem.

Idea Management a Modern Approach to Innovation

HunchBuzz

Innovation is one of the hardest to manage and most necessary elements in modern business. Idea management is a new concept that is bringing employees, customers and management together in an attempt to keep business on the cutting edge. Ideas are not solicited randomly.

The Remarkable Benefits of Digital Brainstorming

Qmarkets

The False Promise of Traditional Brainstorming. One idea in his book, discussed in Chapter 33 on "How to Organize a Squad to Create Ideas", later became one of the most widely used creativity techniques in the world. Why Traditional Brainstorming Does Not Work.

Drag & Drop Away!

Ideanote

In the midst of ideation, you want things to move fast so you can focus on the things that matter the most–your ideas. Now, admin users can move ideas from one phase to another by simply dragging it to the desired place. Not sure if you are acting on the right ideas?

The Most Important Secret to Successful Innovation

Ideanote

In our practise at Ideanote, we saw time and again that the best organizational home for such initiatives is an idea management platform. In fact, when it comes to innovating, idea management is a helpful tool in each phase of the innovation process.

Pitch Timing and Selling Your Idea

Beyond the Obvious

Remember that you are telling a story; you want a spokesperson who can bring the idea to life and get people excited. Practice pitching the idea before you take […].

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

Five Innovation Workshop Questions

InnovationManagement

There are a lot of best practices that we recommend to our customers: start with the end in mind, adopt criteria to drive ideation, use at least seven channels to communicate with your end user, respond to ideas with positive feedback and questions.

More Ideation means more Innovation – Simple

Innovation Excellence

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. ’ Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management carried out a study of data from 154 corporate customers of Spigit over a five year period. Innovation Brainstorm idea management ideation Kellogg School of Management spigitThey recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’

Avoiding Groupthink and Empowering Introverts

IdeaScale

There was this great infocomic a few years ago that talked about the virtues of online brainstorming. When you invite everyone to do their homework ahead of time and share ideas on their own, you sidestep the problem of ideas that gain the most immediate traction by the loudest voices.

Do You Know Your Company’s Implementation Rate?

InnovationManagement

appeared first on Innovation Management. Life Cycle Processes Open Innovation Strategies benchmarking brainstorming Competition Creativity development idea management Ideation implementation incubation infographic innovation funnel innovation process research

Podcast #008 Simon Hill – How to get everyone involved in EveryDay Innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak to Simon Hill, founder of Idea Management software company Wazoku. Wazoku has grown steadily in the past few years into one of the big players in the idea management space, enabling companies to gather ideas from across the entire company and track their progress much more efficiently than with traditional brainstorming or idea suggestion schemes.

GFi Innovation — Fall Training Course Schedule

Gregg Fraley

This essential training for leaders and project managers provides answers, and from an industry thought leader. The course covers management mandates, project cycles, resourcing, idea management systems, idea generation tools, concept development, prototyping, and pitch presentations.

Seven Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders

Gregg Fraley

Creativity, and creative ideas, are essential ingredients, and, without other fundamentals , like projects and implementation — great ideas are a waste of time. Someone needs a spark of superior inventive talent, or you won’t have the quality ideas you need to succeed.

GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

It examines culture assessment, strategy, and on-going project management. In addition, it covers management mandates, project cycles, resourcing, idea management systems, idea generation, concept development, prototyping, and pitch presentations.

Different Ideas Emerge From Different Doing

Gregg Fraley

” “We don’t do idea generation well.” The quotes above are all from larger company high level managers who already have highly defined innovation processes in place. For example, instead of doing a classic brainstorm, or ideation, do a MoshPit.

Your Suggestion Box has never been more relevant

Ideanote

Could it source great ideas and improvement suggestions ? I have personally shipped several ideas towards companies which service I have been happily using. Even the physical location, or this passive ad-hoc way of collecting ideas and suggestions is impaired by time and space.

Facilitation Works Miracles

Gregg Fraley

The client started by saying he wanted to do a brainstorming session. It wasn’t brainstorming that was needed. As it turns out the session was really more about idea development and elaboration. Skilled Facilitation Makes a Difference.

Eleven Innovation Bullets to Dodge

Gregg Fraley

Lack of Managment support will effectively kill any innovation program no matter how well conceived. Very few organization’s are any good at all at Brainstorming/Idea Generation. What You Should Be Learning in Innovation Training. But you probably are not!

5 Corporate Innovation Tools and Tactics: How to Chose the Best Option for Your Company

Qmarkets

The hard part is deciding what tools and tactics will help you manage innovation in a way that achieves disruptive results. Management Platform Level 4 : The DIY. Fortunately, you could simply send them an email asking for ideas or insights.

Information Overload: How Can Digital Minimalism Create Innovation?

Ideanote

If you are experiencing a digital overload and feel clogged with log-in details, streamlining the tools you use to communicate, brainstorm, plan, and implement your ideas, in other words, a digital detox, could be the cure. The innovation dinosaur overseeing the messy Ideanote HQ.

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Innovation Training Under Utilized

Gregg Fraley

94% of managers are unsatisfied with their companies innovation performance. When I step into a room to facilitate a strategy, innovation, or idea generation session I usually find a great deal of energy. Training Accelerates Innovation.