In Search of the Perfect Brainstorm: An Update of Collaborative Ideation

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The post In Search of the Perfect Brainstorm: An Update of Collaborative Ideation appeared first on InnovationManagement. Imaginary scenario: you have been invited to a meeting to explore new approaches to a wicked problem. Loudmouth Number 1 describes his solution.

Idea Generation Process: The Various Approaches to Gathering & Implementing Employee Ideas

Qmarkets

Employee ideas are the backbone of any corporate innovation initiative, and therefore a strong idea generation process that can be scaled across your organization is key. This is where your employees will submit their ideas and kick off the innovation process.

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Idea Generation Process: The Various Approaches to Gathering & Implementing Employee Ideas

Qmarkets

Employee ideas are the backbone of any corporate innovation initiative, and therefore a strong idea generation process that can be scaled across your organization is key. This is where your employees will submit their ideas and kick off the innovation process.

How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation

InnovationManagement

Here are five ways to break the pattern and gather a wealth of ideas for your organization. Many companies find it hard to prioritize ideation. The post How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Measuring Innovation Performance

led to the number of novel ideas generated per 100 employees or the. performance measures of innovation, it is important to know HOW INNOVATION HAPPENS Good ideas can come from anywhere. s areHow realistic they are The more diverse the source of ideas, the more superior.

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

Qmarkets

Its rapid expansion from a small, family-run wholesale goods business in 1928 into a multinational conglomerate with 30,000 employees, can be attributed in part to the creative – and ingenious – ways it has crowdsourced ideas from employees. We form the ‘Centre of Excellence’ for idea management at the company. We also run workshops offline to generate new ideas for company improvements, as well as enrich them.

How to Create the Maximum Major Innovative Solutions Using the Four Elements of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0.

Innovate2Grow Experts

Here is a brief review of quantum idea generation. Quantum idea generation produces at least 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. To generate these powerful results you need to use four elements – diversity, stimulus, brain type, and eliminate fear and have fun. Today we’re going to dive deep into the topic of how to pull coordinate the four elements of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0.

The 10 Commandments of Effective Brainstorming

Gregg Fraley

The Sins That Ruin Idea Generation. ” Well, you bother because you need ideas. The original guidelines of brainstorming (defer judgment, quantity of ideas, build on ideas, combine, etc.) Rarely does a casual brainstorm generate a breakthrough idea.

What is Total Innovation Management? Achieving Excellence from Idea Generation to Implementation

Qmarkets

Each is invited to feel a separate part of the creature to get an idea of its shape. To achieve this, companies must communicate a clear innovation strategy to employees, break down departmental silos, and give employees a means to submit their ideas.

Unleash Wild and Wacky to Get Bigger Ideas

Innovation Excellence

This is another in a series of articles about how you can consistently generate at least 12 X more ideas than brainstorming. At Innovate2Grow Experts we call this process Quantum Idea Generation. Continue reading → Build Capability Culture & Values Video Innovation Inspiration Uncategorized collaboration brainstorming fear idea generation Innovation Best Practices Quantum Idea Generation

Better Inventions – Leveraging Powerful Stimulus

Innovation Excellence

At my inventing company, we always use Quantum Idea Generation to generate the ideas that help companies double their innovation success rate. We have used Quantum Idea Generation to invent well over 25,000 concepts that has produced many, many successful new products, including many that have achieved your one sales of over $100 million.

Mandate employee collaboration….or forget about innovation.

HunchBuzz

My hypothesis: The foundational starting point for organisational innovation must be through mandated participation, ideally utilising a simple point-based ideas platform. Effectively an organisation must mandate and measure idea generation participation. An idea management platform is a simple online collaboration tool. Their ideas become invaluable, but only if captured and shared. Secondly, where are these ideas stored?

How Can You Run An Idea Creation Competition?

IdeaScale

Idea generation is the heart of innovation. Creating this culture in your organization increases employee engagement and promotes collaboration. One way to inspire the innovation process is to hold an idea generation competition.

Why is collaboration vital for innovation?

hackerearth

It is hard to put it any better—but there is rarely innovation that hasn’t its origins in collaboration. Innovation and collaboration aren’t separate. Collaboration drives innovation and value creation, thereby helping businesses create wealth. Why collaborate. Collaboration is important not just because it's a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. Distinct advantages of collaboration.

Public Innovation Training, NW Indiana

Gregg Fraley

Gregg Fraley Innovation (GFi) and The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Collaborate on Public Training Seminar. A neutral ground to network and exchange ideas. Public Training Offering — Getting Innovation Started. Attention Michiana, NW Indiana, Chicago. Establish Fundamentals and Avoid Pitfalls. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2019. PORTAGE, Ind.

Innovation Training Under Utilized

Gregg Fraley

When I step into a room to facilitate a strategy, innovation, or idea generation session I usually find a great deal of energy. Inappropriate meeting behavior that shuts down others, hosing collaborative work. Teams and work groups don’t know how to be collaborative. Training the teams, having a skilled facilitator in-house, and frequent practice of divergent thinking are essential to effective idea generation sessions.

Better Inventions – Getting the Most Out Of Your Brain

Innovation Excellence

In this article, I focus on one of the four elements – stimulus – that drives the ability of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0 to consistently generate at least 12 X more ideas than brainstorming. collaboration Creativity business creativity Innovation

How and Why You Want to Strip Great Ideas of their Identity

Innovation Excellence

Drew Boyd shares examples and strategies for boosting creative output and idea generation in the workplace. Continue reading → Build Capability Innovation Leadership People & Skills Processes & Tools collaboration Creativite Output ideation Innovation Teams Workplace Innovation

What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

There are so many obstacles and uncertainties as you take an idea or concept through to eventual release. A promising idea did not foresee a roadblock that cannot be resolved. Idea Generation, Development/Design, Commercialization/ Launch, Optimization/ Management and Product Retirement. Good innovation is notoriously hard to achieve. Often, we are dealing in the unknowns and uncertainties. We continually lack facts, we keep seeking validation.

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Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success

Planview Spigit

For organizations that are already getting tons of ideas from the people in their extended networks, continuing to push for suggestions might start to seem less important. Sifting through hundreds or thousands of ideas is certainly a daunting task, but there are solutions out there,” he writes. Innovation is so often tied to never-before-seen ideas and inventions that it can be difficult to pull back from the grand picture and look for ways to innovate on a smaller scale.

Seven Steps to a More Creative Organization

Innovation Excellence

Second, how do you ensure that the creative ideas generated are relevant to your business? Continue reading → Innovation Strategy collaboration FEI Front End of Innovation Lucio PieroniFirst, how do you bring diverse knowledge and insights into the organization to create these unexpected connections? Third, how do you support a business process that seems fuzzy and turn it into reproducible steps that invite broad contribution?

What Are Some Brainstorming Tools Your Organization Can Use?

IdeaScale

This initial process of gathering information often leads to idea generation. Whiteboards are often used to brainstorm ideas, but there are other tools to consider. Here is a list of tools your organization can use to facilitate idea creation. Document Collaboration.

Try Nook and Cranny Strategic Thinking Exercises for a Huge Impact!

BrainZooming

They help groups (or an individual) efficiently explore many more opportunities and ideas than they otherwise might. That meant more than forty perspectives from which to generate ideas for potential behaviors. Someone asked if, after the small groups completed all the idea generation, we would leave them with all these cells worth of ideas. Nook and cranny strategic thinking exercises. I’d never thought of this term previously.

12X More Ideas Than Brainstorming for Any Innovation Need, Any Time, and For Any Business

Innovate2Grow Experts

You will get an overview of how you can consistently generate at least 12 X more ideas than brainstorming for any need, at any time, in any kind of business. Quantum Idea Generation 2.0 Quantum Idea Generation 2.0 produces 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. Personal perspective: in life we sometimes face conundrums and wish that we had more ideas to solve or fix a situation. Here is why you can believe that Quantum Idea Generation 2.0

The Challenges being Faced by Innovation Consultants

Paul Hobcraft

Consultants are not addressing many of the changes occurring and ignoring opportunities to adapt to different circumstances, they are simply not putting up a strong case of their engagement by redesigning their business models or opening themselves up to different forms of collaboration. Consultant firms on the other hand are moving far too cautiously to any form of collaborative form, they tend to bring ‘experts’ in for ad hoc, one-off assignments when they need deeper expertise.

6 Lessons from Our 2018 Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

Serving the Australian state of Queensland, the QPS set out to create a collaborative process for all 15,000 staff members to speak outside the chain of command to submit ideas, ask questions, or share knowledge. Respond to Every Idea. Keeping people engaged meant responding to every idea by asking a general question to stimulate discussion. The company’s old idea generation process was manual and organized according to department.

Generating and Evaluating Innovative Ideas Using Innovation Software

eZassi

Generating and evaluating innovative ideas using innovation software can sometime be quite difficult as there are multiple phases an idea must go through before fully being accepted and pushed forward to reality. A more organized method for capturing, managing and advancing innovative ideas is required, but is very simple to implement. There are two ways for capturing ideas: internal and external. Innovative ideas can come from a countless number of places.

Generating and Evaluating Innovative Ideas Using Software

eZassi

Generating and evaluating innovative ideas can sometime be quite difficult as there are multiple phases an idea must go through before fully being accepted and pushed forward to reality. A more organized method for capturing, managing and advancing innovative ideas is required, but is very simple to implement. There are two ways for capturing ideas: internal and external. Innovative ideas can come from a countless number of places.

Generating and Evaluating Ideas Using Innovation Software

eZassi

Generating and evaluating innovative ideas can sometime be quite difficult as there are multiple phases an idea must go through before fully being accepted and pushed forward to reality. A more organized method for capturing, managing and advancing innovative ideas is required, but is very simple to implement. There are two ways for capturing ideas: internal and external. Innovative ideas can come from a countless number of places.

Brainwriting Template

InnovationTraining.org

6-3-5 Brainwriting is a group-structured brainstorming technique that is a highly collaborative way to generate as many ideas as possible in groups within a short period of time. They can also create three new ideas based on what has already been written down.

The Cascading Innovation Effect.

Paul Hobcraft

It presents an idea, a concept, a prototype, a piece of knowledge that provides the catalyst to be exploited in a broader community as the next step and so on. Knowing what is required to generate innovation throughout an entire organization is even more so. Visual source; [link].

Nominal Group Technique Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about this group problem-solving and solution generating approach. NGT is a group process that involves identifying problems, generating solutions, and decision making. During this period, the facilitator asks participants not to consult or discuss their ideas with others.

Unleashing Wild and Wacky Ideas To Get Big Breakthrough Innovations.

Innovate2Grow Experts

While wild and wacky ideas might not be the winning ideas coming out of a Quantum Idea Generation 2.0 Creative Session you may not get those winning ideas unless they start as wild and wacky ideas. Here is a brief review of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0 Quantum idea generation produces at least 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. First, I want to define what I mean by having fear in an idea generating session.

Reinvent together or perish apart

HunchBuzz

When Winston Churchill was working to form the United Nations after WWII, he famously said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste” As organisations assess their role in a Post COVID19 world, leveraging the nascent online collaboration phenomenon to deliver participatory innovation will be critical to success. We must create a network effect through idea generating participation. Today, employees are collaborating through Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Hang-outs.

Focusing on Innovation for our Energy Transition we are all undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

We need to switch from fossil fuel into renewables, and the whole shift of significant invested assets for power generation and distribution have to accommodate an energy mix that provides us electricity certainty 24 x 7. Technological and systemic innovation is incredibly important to the end-user sectors of transport, industry, and buildings, as well as replacing and upgrading much of the overall system design and operation to generate increased electrification.

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Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

An innovation engineer is trained in advanced methods and tools for creating innovative ideas, accelerating projects, and solving problems that inevitably arise during innovation adoption. In other words, they provide innovation leadership in practical ways that ensure ideas don’t linger in the idea stage but are implemented. Companies in every industry are accepting that complacency and failure to innovate are tantamount to negligence.

Creative independence to innovate together

Norbert Bol

In the recent blog Innovation through collaboration some important conditions were presented how people with different expertise can work together to develop innovative ideas, such as being open to innovative work, respecting others and willing to learn. Leavy (2015) shows that it is most important for innovation leaders to create an environment where people are willing and are able to collaborate.

Spigit’s 2018 Fall Product Release: Machine Learning, New Use Cases, and More

Planview Spigit

Here are a few highlights in the release: Drive engagement with a user experience that’s more more personalized, which helps maximize participation in challenges facilitating increased cross-company collaboration. Boost efficiency with new machine learning capabilities for both ideators and administrators accelerating the idea generation process. The wait is over.

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Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. NASA@Work, the space program’s internal crowdsourcing program, is charged with promoting knowledge-sharing and idea generation. At the conclusion of each challenge, they award prizes for the best ideas offered.

Open innovation resurgence during COVID. Why?

Jeffrey Phillips

First, some definitions Open innovation has traditionally meant getting ideas or technologies from individuals or teams outside your company. To my knowledge, the phrase "closed innovation" hasn't ever been a thing, but if it was, it would define doing idea generation entirely within a company, with no input from the outside world. Most innovators will say that "open" innovation involves receiving ideas or technologies from individuals or companies outside your organization.

The Cascading Innovation Effect.

Paul Hobcraft

It presents an idea, a concept, a prototype, a piece of knowledge that provides the catalyst to be exploited in a broader community as the next step and so on. Knowing what is required to generate innovation throughout an entire organization is even more so. Visual source; [link].

Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Tim Kastelle

The bars reflect how two teams of managers, a senior team and a junior team, rank this firm on the five stages in the innovation process – idea generation, selection, and implementation, as well as sustaining innovations and diffusing them. They are very strong at generating ideas. Gaps like this between those that formulate strategy and those that execute it will make it incredibly hard to implement new ideas.

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Innovation in Practice

Here’s what they need to see and believe: An innovative corporate culture is one that supports the creation of new ideas and the implementation of those ideas. Innovative companies use innovation to differentiate themselves by: Conducting regular idea generation workshops within business units. Developing an idea management and tracking capability. Being open to ideas from outside sources to make non-obvious connections to internal projects.