Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. We’re proud to have an innovative culture. Planview Spigit lets us give employees an opportunity to create the next big thing.” – Joe Laurin, Visioneering Manager, Polaris Industries . Through their Ideate Innovation program, which the team uses to surface and develop ideas and turn them into award-winning products.

The fascinating story of Giffgaff: A co-creation case study

hackerearth

Co-creation: A key to innovation. Innovation driven by end users and providers working together…. 58% of the businesses have piloted co-creation projects to help them innovate. One could perhaps think of crowdsourcing and co-creation as different aspects of open innovation.

Siemens Case Study: Crowdsourcing Solutions to Turn Gridlock into Green Lights

Planview Spigit

As a worldwide leader in resource-saving technologies like offshore wind turbine construction and combined-cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions, and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions and automation, Siemens considers innovation “its lifeblood.” Siemens launched its global Mobility IDEA Contest to find innovative ideas to help solve five of the toughest challenges facing the traffic industry.

Recognizing Excellence in Innovation Management: ISPIM Grand Prize 2017

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce the launch of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017, for Excellence in Innovation Management.

Innovation Management Award Spotlight: City of Calgary

IdeaScale

At IdeaScale, we host the annual innovation management awards in order to honor the accomplishments of some truly groundbreaking organizations, but also so that some of our smartest clients can share their best practices with others. Case Study city of calgary engagement interview

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a Great Innovator Because they Nurture Innovators

IdeaScale

Its an online place where innovators, particularly small entrepreneurs, can present ideas for new technologies for energy-efficient buildings to private and public sector leaders in research and development.

Using ideas to drive innovation in the NHS and healthcare sector

Idea Drop

Healthcare is a domain that is awash with innovation, whether it’s wearable devices, artificial intelligence, big data or genomics. Getting these innovations to the front line is far from easy. Read on to find out how innovation in the NHS is being driven.

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

Separate Innovation from Entrepreneurship!

Innovation Excellence

The words innovation and entrepreneurship became synonymous in our language, and the place we see this the most is in universities and business schools. Why is being an innovator means I have to launch a startup company? Can’t I be an innovator in a mature company?

The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open

IdeaScale

For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. Particularly if that story demonstrates innovation thought leadership when it comes to engagement strategies, innovation processes, or idea implementation.

Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1)

Innovation Excellence

How to counter Innovation Assassination? Continue reading → Build Capability Business Models Case Study Culture & Values Entrepreneurship Innovation Inspiration Management Processes & Tools education Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking

The Magic of Process: Department of Labor

IdeaScale

They are long-time users of IdeaScale and past winners of IdeaScale’s Innovation Management Awards. Even in their first case study with IdeaScale, the Department of Labor outlined a repeatable seven step process which they have used for numerous citizen engagement campaigns: 1.

Featured IM Award Winner: The US Coast Guard

IdeaScale

We’re not surprised that the US Coast Guard is one of our favorite stories from this year’s Innovation Management Awards. Case Study IdeaScale coast guard learning process review

One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Banchile Inversiones, a Chilean management company that provides one of the largest mutual funds markets and stock brokerage businesses in the country, has firsthand experience with this phenomenon of employee feedback to improve customer satisfaction.

Leonard: 4 pillars of a wise corporate Open Lab

Innovation Excellence

Leonard is the new innovation entity initiated by VINCI, a major player in construction, and concession agreement indutries. VINCI designs, finances, builds, and operates infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all.

Common IdeaScale Use Cases

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently spent some time talking to our customers about how and why they’re using IdeaScale and we found that those interviews highlighted a few common IdeaScale use cases in the process and we decided to share four of them here.

Podcast S2E30: Scott Kirsner – Turning innovation management in to a real career path

Idea to Value

On today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, I speak with innovation leader Scott Kirsner. Scott is the founder of Innovation leader, and today we talk about some of the research his company has found about how innovation works in large companies, and what innovation specialists do. Topics covered in today’s episode: 03:00 – what innovation managers do after they leave their position in corporations, and how long they stay in their positions.

Lessons Learned About Innovation Communications from the City of Calgary

IdeaScale

If you’ve been following IdeaScale’s Innovation Management Awards , you know that this year saw some really thrilling innovation come from some unexpected places. In this case, the City of Calgary was a leader in generating engagement with their innovation program.

IM Award Lessons: Know Your Innovation Audience

IdeaScale

This year, Amway won the Innovation Management award for best innovation engagement strategy. So we asked Amway a few questions about their program and here’s what they had to say: IdeaScale : Why is innovation vital to your organization?

3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier

IdeaScale

IdeaScale learns from all its best customers, but in our latest interview with Redwood Credit Union we learned three things that make innovation management easier: Pre-Populate Your Campaign. The post 3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier appeared first on IdeaScale.

Barriers to Innovation? Find Creativity’s Sweet Spot!

Innovation Excellence

It’s easy to think that innovation is about resources – throw enough money, smart minds, and clever technology at the problem and the answer will surely follow. Sometimes the very absence of resources is what galvanises innovation. Feature Of The Week Case Studies constraints Creativity Entrepreneurship Innovation Innovation Management research

Lines of Innovation – Part 1

Innovation Excellence

First of a two-part series: "Because of the numerous examples of lines in innovation, these provide important lessons for the modern innovation practitioner.".

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative.

Lego’s Innovation Lessons

Innovation Excellence

Case Study education Entertainment Innovation Management Profiles of Innovators growth growth strategy risk Toy Industry ToysIn strange and disappointing news, Lego announced that it was facing dire sales projections, with growth slowing from over 25% per year to low single digits. Strange, when just a few years ago Lego was on top of the world, with great new toys, Lego kits, Lego Robots and the Lego movies.

Cold Case Innovation

Innovation Excellence

If innovators take a cold case-inspired approach, we might come up with an alternative method for handling older ideas. This approach has the potential to create a new source of innovation ideas by leveraging past work and applying new criteria to those old ideas.

A Slow Brew: What Starbucks Teaches Us about Innovation and Timing (Part 2 of 2)

Innovation Excellence

In this second and final part of the blog, we’ll cover what the Starbucks story—during its private company era (1987-1992), IPO (1992) era, Great Recession era, and its present day status—teach us about the interplay of timing and innovation.

Power Management: Simplifying the Organization

Innovation Excellence

But at its source is the manager. Case Study Change Culture & Values Innovation Management Survey change management Organizational Change Organizational Complexity Project management

ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – we have a winner!

Innovation Excellence

We are delighted to announce that, by a single vote, the winner of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 for Excellence in Innovation Management is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), with the Fraunhofer Institute a close second. Associations Build Capability Case Study Competitions Feature Of The Week Management Presentations Social Innovation collaboration Crowdsourcing Innovation Innovation Management Strategy successWow, so close!

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative. InnoSurvey® is the most comprehensive strategic tool for growth and innovation allowing you to assess innovation capabilities, strategy and culture.

Journal Article: Big Data in Innovation Management

ITONICS

Summary: Today, innovation management is an important instrument for companies to remain competitive and successful in rapidly changing markets. The subsequent case study uses two sets of data to show how the environmental scanning system can be applied to find emerging trends.

Journal Article: Big Data in Innovation Management

ITONICS

Summary: Today, innovation management is an important instrument for companies to remain competitive and successful in rapidly changing markets. The subsequent case study uses two sets of data to show how the environmental scanning system can be applied to find emerging trends.

IM Award Lessons: Rapidly Iterating on Promising Ideas

IdeaScale

This year, QED won the Innovation Management award for best innovation realized. So we asked QED a few questions about their program and here’s what they had to say: IdeaScale : Why is innovation vital to your organization?

My Innovation Management Summer Reading: Ideas are Free.

KindlingApp

I was introduced to these innovation management resources a few months ago when two clients, both referencing The Idea-Driven Organization , came to Kindling looking for a software solution to evolve their innovation strategy. The strategies, case studies, and relevant organizational hurdles in the book all echo topics I discuss with my clients on a regular basis. An eight-step process for developing an innovation management strategy.

Swiss Post & Qmarkets – An Innovation Management Success Story

Qmarkets

This post will discuss an innovation project which posed many challenges, but also garnered many rewards. Therefore, it was not a surprise to the Qmarkets team when they were approached by Swiss Post in search of an enterprise-grade innovation management platform.

Swiss Post & Qmarkets – An Innovation Management Success Story

Qmarkets

This post will discuss an innovation project which posed many challenges, but also garnered many rewards. Therefore, it was not a surprise to the Qmarkets team when they were approached by Swiss Post in search of an enterprise-grade innovation management platform.

IM Award Lessons: How Innovation Maximizes Mission Performance

IdeaScale

This year, the US Coast Guard won the annual Innovation Management Award for organization that could demonstrate the best and most repeatable innovation process. So we asked the Coast Guard a how innovation maximizes mission performance and here’s what they had to say.

Qmarkets & Intesa Sanpaolo Card: Tailoring Innovation Management for the Finance Industry

Qmarkets

Intesa Sanpaolo Card maintains and manages different type of card-holder data for more than 5.6 An Innovative Foundation. However at this point the innovation initiative was handled offline, with ideas being submitted either through email or a physical suggestion box.

Qmarkets & Intesa Sanpaolo Card: Tailoring Innovation Management for the Finance Industry

Qmarkets

Intesa Sanpaolo Card maintains and manages different type of card-holder data for more than 5.6 An Innovative Foundation. However at this point the innovation initiative was handled offline, with ideas being submitted either through email or a physical suggestion box.

Small Business Revolution: Re-energize Brands and Market Research [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

Innovators and product managers need to think more strategically to expand their success – to become product masters. This is what executive teams want from their product managers, and this interview with my guest is a great case study for thinking strategically and reshaping an entire organization.

Innovating for Social Good

IdeaScale

When you innovate for social good, you not only create an external impact, but you help your employees fulfill their desire for meaningful work. Innovating For Social Good with Crowdsourcing. The post Innovating for Social Good appeared first on IdeaScale.

Innovation Is Not Mad Science, It’s Good Science

Innovation 360 Group

One of the most common misconceptions about innovators is that they, like artists of popular imagination, reach their ideas through lightning-strike inspiration. We have isolated eight characteristics of radical innovators who can consistently deliver profitable and growth-driving projects.