How Digital Whiteboards Help Innovation Managers

IdeaScale

Being an innovation manager means you’re constantly having to evaluate not only how you can improve the projects you’re working on, but also how you can improve your personal and shared workflows. . Project Management. Detail-Focused Management.

How the right innovation management solution can increase company collaboration

Sopheon

Cross-functional collaboration doesn’t just happen. It requires repeatable processes and the right innovation management solutions. The post How the right innovation management solution can increase company collaboration appeared first on Sopheon.

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Why People Buy Innovation Management Software

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale analyzes our system and customer data and releases a report on crowdsourced innovation trends and benchmarks. The post Why People Buy Innovation Management Software appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 3: Seeding and Advocates

HYPE Innovation

This is the third part of the broader series on "Ten Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that will help you if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

As reiterated by Tim Kastelle in the previous post , it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both are equally important. This suggests following a dual approach for balanced corporate innovation management. In the following, I will outline a model that attempts to help organizations implement a dual approach to innovation management.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 5: Evaluation and Recognition

HYPE Innovation

This is the fifth and final part of the broader series on the 10 Rules of Innovation Management. Over the past few weeks, I've shared best practices for managing an online, collaborative innovation management program, whether you're already well on your way or are just starting to think about launching a program. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management INTRODUCTION.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 4: Communication and Transparency

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth part of the broader series on "The 10 Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that should come in handy if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management

Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019

Exago

Leadership is undoubtedly a critical piece of the business innovation puzzle. In fact, a recent study showed that the highest performing companies centralise their innovation strategy in upper management, meaning it is often those at C-level who push for innovation within a company. The post Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019 appeared first on Exago.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 2: Catching Ideas With Targeted Campaigns

HYPE Innovation

Welcome back to the 10 Rules of Innovation Management series! If you're new to the series, I'll be sharing 10 best practices to help you manage your online collaborative innovation program or get started if you're thinking about launching one ( subscribe to the series here! ). The Innovation Manager

Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview

Ideation + Delivery = Innovation. We have heard it time and again…Somewhere between the birth of an idea and the delivery phase, innovation slows or becomes nonexistent. Which is why “Innovation is rewarded but execution is worshipped!” While most innovation management software makes it possible for teams and organizations to gather and iterate on ideas, the question you must ask is, how do you ensure the best ideas become reality? Celebrate innovation success.

The State of Innovation Management in 2015 Just Released

Paul Hobcraft

As we come closer to the year-end it’s good to look back, make some dedicated time to take ‘stock’, in this case, on innovation’s progress. In a just released “State of Innovation Management” that I have authored and kindly provided by HYPE for free, I believe you will find something of interest that you missed during a busy year, coming to a close. The Surge of innovation reports in 2015.

Creativity in Innovation: An Introduction for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager you have the enviable task of stimulating creativity across the organization, and channeling it towards the strategic goals of the company - ultimately creating breakthrough innovations. Ideation & CollaborationLots of techniques exist for small-group creativity workshops, but stimulating creativity in online environments is relatively new. Let’s look at some advice and see how it translates to this world.

Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago collaboration collaborative innovation collective intelligence employees engagement gamification participation

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language. With the new version, the Exago enterprise-grade solution becomes available in nine language options, enabling over a million people worldwide to share ideas and insights and contribute to their company’s innovation and business goals. The post Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago.

6 Lessons from Our 2018 Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently announced the winners of our 2018 Innovation Management Awards. Queensland Police Service was recognized for Best Engagement Strategy, Covia won the award for Best Innovation Process, and the Transportation Research Board won for Best Innovation. IdeaScale began revamping the process across departments with innovation management software which was faster and allowed for greater cross-pollination of ideas.

Sorting through our Innovation Management Tools

Paul Hobcraft

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. There are management tools that have become ‘enshrined’ in organizations and many of the executives become settled on the ones they have bothered to learn or seemingly do the job. The problem we are having, many of the traditional tools, many still taught in most management schools are lagging the changing market we are operating in. Tracking the trends on Management Tools.

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10 Most Popular Innovation Management Questions

Planbox

This article originally appeared on Innovation Leader. Launching an innovation management system does not have to be guesswork, and it is a lot easier than most organizations imagine it to be. Innovation is not a destination, it is rather a state of mind.

How Innovation Management Software Can Transform Your Business

ITONICS

Often coupled with a meaningful cultural and behavioral shift, digital transformation not only works to streamline processes, save time, money, and increase profits but also enhances engagement and collaboration. Discover Growth Opportunities with the ITONICS Innovation Management Software.

Getting Started with Innovation Management

Strategos

What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Innovation needs to be on that same trajectory to provide significant value for a business.

What to Tell Your Boss When You Make the Case for Innovation Management

InnovationManagement

The term “innovation management" has been around for a long time (at least since the 1980s – if not before), but for many business leaders establishing a sustainable innovation management program is still a new concept.

Emerging Collaborative Tribes, Networks and Collectives 

Innovation Excellence

It is becoming widely accepted that collaborative organisations adopt more fluid and loose structures, where individuals are given greater responsibility to take smart risks, make decisions appropriate to their role and the task concerned: Without hierarchy, status, power plays and the conventional “red tape” implicit rules, where people have a hunger to learn, are willing.

Idea Software: A Quick Guide to the Power of Idea and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

Today innovation has become a lifeline for businesses who have had to pivot and adjust to recent market changes. Yet, innovation doesn’t just happen, it starts with ideas. Here ideas can then be developed for implementation and managed on the platform.

Deadline for the 2018 Innovation Management Awards Extended

IdeaScale

IdeaScale is offering innovators from around the world an extra week to complete their submission for the Innovation Management Awards. This is our fifth annual award series and we honor winners in three categories: best innovation engagement strategy, best innovation process, and best innovation. A repeatable innovation process is what makes an organization shift to an innovative culture.

Technology for Better Innovative Management

InnovationManagement

We recommend four steps: educate, collaborate, monitor, and secure. The post Technology for Better Innovative Management appeared first on Innovation Management. In today’s workplace, you’re expected to do as much as you can with a variable amount of resources. How can you keep an in-office, remote, or combination workforce engaged using technology? Enabling Factors Employee Engagement leadership remote work team building Technology

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important. Along with the case made in my previous post, this suggests following a dual approach to balanced corporate innovation management.

KPMG’s ‘Innovation Survey 2016’ reveals how collaboration is central to success

Exago

Exago has partnered with KPMG in Portugal to promote the first global ‘Innovation Survey’ to companies operating in the country. The post KPMG’s ‘Innovation Survey 2016’ reveals how collaboration is central to success appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Exago Insights innovation management innovation-results innovation-tips partnerships Portugal

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3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program

IdeaScale

This trend has given rise to “ innovation management ,” a term that risks being ignored simply for how wonky it sounds. After all, can “innovation” ever really be managed? Innovation can be managed, precisely because it is not the slapdash or purely artistic process gifted to us by the few. It is actually a highly collaborative process that can be repeated and organized.

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Why choose an innovation management software?

ideas4allinnovation

Today’s companies seem forced to manage uncertainty in their day-to-day activity and search for extraordinary solutions, calling upon innovation and all other resources available to drive them forward. Under this premise, open innovation among different collectives and collaborators within a company is essential. According to Gartner , over 50% of communication between employees takes place through digital collaboration tools. appeared first on innovators.

Collaboration In Innovation A Recap Of The Innov8rs Connection Series

ITONICS

Collaboration in Innovation – Innov8rs Connection series recap. Innovation Management Conference

Collaboration In Innovation A Recap Of The Innov8rs Connection Series

ITONICS

Collaboration in Innovation – Innov8rs Connection series recap. Innovation Management Conference

The 7 Innovation Management Success Factors at Barenbrug Group

Qmarkets

In our last blog for Qmarkets we introduced you to the concept of Three Horizons and explained how this methodology can help you create a balanced long-term innovation portfolio. In the last piece we shared 7 critical success factors for a three-horizons approach to innovation management.

Innovation Management: The Value of Seeing What You Have

InnovationManagement

If your job is to get your company, team, or community to innovate, you know how organizational forces can make it hard to even try something new. Strategies collaboration cross reference hub innovation management network maps recombine reimagne relationships team leaders thought leadership value visual thinking visualizationVisualizing the resources available is an effective first step in overcoming some of those organizational forces.

Building a Business Case for Innovation Management – Why Now?

Qmarkets

However, I have recently been seeing reports of many businesses going into survival mode; choosing not to invest in innovation and instead save precious resources. Casualties of Innovation Complacency The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced all companies to act.

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. We invited our winners to answer a few interview questions and we’re pleased that the City of Calgary had some great advice and answers to share: IdeaScale: Why is innovation vital to your organization?

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. Forrester also claims that 53% of global services decision-makers are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

Qmarkets Partners with hpo management consulting to Strengthen DACH Enterprise Innovation Management Offering

Qmarkets

Qmarkets has launched a partnership with Swiss-based strategy and innovation consultancy hpo to strengthen strategic innovation activities in medium and large enterprises in the DACH region.

Qmarkets Partners with hpo management consulting to Strengthen DACH Enterprise Innovation Management Offering

Qmarkets

Qmarkets has launched a partnership with Swiss-based strategy and innovation consultancy hpo to strengthen strategic innovation activities in medium and large enterprises in the DACH region.

The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

Wazoku

Forrester Reveals The 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management “Wazoku has a differentiating vision for idea sharing and innovation collaboration.” About Wazoku Wazoku is your one stop shop for Open Innovation & Idea Management software and services.

Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates

IdeaScale

In 2011 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a government-wide cloud security memo and guidance policy known as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Today, as part of a continued effort to innovate and modernize government operations, the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the General Services Administration (GSA), amongst many others, are being directed to migrate their existing systems to the cloud.

Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community

HYPE Innovation

Collaborative innovation skills to be precise. Because, as I hope you realise by now, the terms “innovation” and “collaboration” are not mutually exclusive. Innovation Culture Collaboration Innovation StrategySummer is not only an ideal time to catch up on some reading (maybe you remember Tim’s list from March), but also a perfect time to catch up on some skills.

Building the Hype: 4 Communication Best Practices for Innovation Management

Qmarkets

Too often, leaders in the corporate sphere assume that once a new project – such as the implementation of an innovation management platform – is announced, users will naturally ‘get the message’ and adopt it as a standard business practice. can help you optimize innovation.