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.

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.

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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. Learn more about our award winners here.

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.

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.

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.

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. Processing ideas meant not just implementing ideas, but turning those ideas into opportunities for learning.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Journal Article: Big Data in Innovation Management

ITONICS

How machine learning is revolutionizing the search for trends and technologies. Summary: Today, innovation management is an important instrument for companies to remain competitive and successful in rapidly changing markets.

Journal Article: Big Data in Innovation Management

ITONICS

How machine learning is revolutionizing the search for trends and technologies. Summary: Today, innovation management is an important instrument for companies to remain competitive and successful in rapidly changing markets.

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.

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.

Podcast S3E44: Jesse Nieminen – Innovation software needs to work alongside culture

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Jesse Nieminen, Co-Founder of Innovation Software company Viima. We talk about how companies can improve their innovation cultures, and how software is only part of the solution. Podcasts innovation Jesse Nieminen viima

How to Engage the Business Units to Lead Innovation

CREATORS

One of the main challenges in leading innovation processes in a large corporation is to engage the Business Units’ leaders and the employees of the company and persuade them that although everything works great (for now), doing things differently might be the right thing to do.

Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

ITONICS

In the end, the reader is asked 9 questions including solution hints for a critical examination of the presented case study.

Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

ITONICS

In the end, the reader is asked nine questions including hints for solutions for a critical examination of the presented case study.

From Inspiration to Execution: Charting the Journey

IdeaScale

Moving from innovation to execution calls for more than just a good idea; it needs tools like innovation management solutions to guide it. Charting the Path Execution is one of the key struggles of any innovation strategy, in part because you generally have to work backward.

10 Inspiring Innovation Podcasts

IdeaScale

You look to them for information on trends, emerging technologies, psychology studies, and more. What It Is: A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management. Stanford Innovation Lab. Global Innovation Management Institute Game Changers.

Successful Innovation Program Highlights the Value of Intrapreneurship

IdeaScale

There may have been a time when people with characteristics of intrapreneurs were discouraged or outright forbidden to innovate, even within their areas of responsibility. You can read about this innovation team initiative in Intrapreneur Magazine (pp.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Whether you are conducting an idea challenge, an internal hackathon (hackathon for your employees) or a full-fledged innovation campaign, the problem statement is key in determining the success. Case in point : Juicero, a $400 wifi-enabled, over-engineered, pointless machine for fresh juices.

New Podcast Series to Highlight Real-Life Innovation Stories

IdeaScale

Podcasts themselves are examples of innovation, bringing together compressed audio, RSS feeds, and mobile listening devices into a medium that was born on the internet. Premier Episode: Innovation in the Queensland Police Department. Combining General, Campaign-Focused Innovation.

The art and science of communicating complex ideas

The Future Shapers

Much of current innovation is driven by developments in technology, some of which is complex and difficult to understand. A case study in communications: climate change. Difference between machine learning and AI: If it is written in Python, it's probably machine learning.

Study 52

Building a case for managing innovation

hackerearth

“Building a startup is an exercise in institution building; thus, it necessarily involves management.”- Why should creativity and innovation be given such a high position in the hierarchy, to an extent that it should be reserved for a select few? Why should innovation be any different?

Hallmarks of Organizational Ambidexterity

Integrative Innovation

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you may know we’ve been relentlessly highlighting the importance of organizational ambidexterity as vital requirement for modern dual corporate innovation approaches.

Employee engagement and innovation

hackerearth

There’s a common belief in every industry that innovation is limited to the realm of research and development or technological advances. Companies often go to any lengths to develop their R&D department to foster innovation to stay successful in their industry.

Finally a framework to manage holistically Industrial Revolution 4.0

Paul Hobcraft

This will become a very useful and relevant management planning tool to help manufacturers worldwide to determine and prioritize their necessary areas of focus with all the digital initiatives, based on an Industry 4.0 Part 2: The application of innovation, the Asian way.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Whether you are conducting an idea challenge, an internal hackathon (hackathon for your employees) or a full-fledged innovation campaign, the problem statement is key in determining the success. Case in point : Juicero, a $400 wifi-enabled, over-engineered, pointless machine for fresh juices.

Scaling-Up: The Foundation

Integrative Innovation

The – in the truest sense of words – ‘billion-dollar-question’ we are addressing is: How can companies generate more business impact from non-incremental innovation? Companies are working hard to future-proof their innovation management.

Gear up for Innovation Success as Licensed Practitioner

Innovation 360 Group

Join us for this information-rich, interactive webinar: Gear up for Innovation Success as Licensed Practitioner, on March 1st at 8am EST (GMT -5). Innovation360 founder Magnus Penker, Ideation360 CEO Sofie Lindblom and Black Belt LP Sten Jacobson discuss what has changed and what’s coming next in the world of innovation management. The ISO 56000 series Guidance standards on Innovation Management System. Case study and lessons learned.

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 organisation can become more innovative.

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 organisation can become more innovative.

Basic Accreditation – New York City

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 organisation can become more innovative.

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.

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.