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Crowdsourcing: Bolstering Your Company’s Survival Kit

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A company’s very survival relies not on a visionary CEO or group of executives but the collective knowledge of its employees and their ability to collaborate. The reality is, despite the spotlight that’s placed on founders, not one CEO or group of executives knows everything. New advances in technology, consumer behavioral changes, and a whole host of other factors make it difficult for one or even a handful of individuals to keep up. Crowdsourcing.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation


Digital technologies are totally transforming the face of business. Adopting digital transformation is the only way to stay ahead of the competition in today’s digital era. Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. According to 87% of business leaders, digitalization is a top priority. Digitization implies the process of converting data into digital format.


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When Does Creativity Become Innovation?


There’s a lot of emphasis in the idea management world on being creative—see Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2015 , for example—but it’s not always obvious that being creative is only step one. Innovation requires creativity, but creativity on its own isn’t enough to move a company forward. To be truly innovative, we need to harness and structure the creativity that we already have. Innovative ideas are ideas that have an impact.

Culture: Innovation’s Biggest Challenge


We asked our customers what their number one priority was for the coming year and the leading priority was: culture. We thought that maybe our customers would be focused on generating new ideas, implementing new ideas, understanding the value of new ideas, but in the end it came down to the environment those ideas lived in – an organization’s culture. But culture is multifaceted and a quality innovation culture influences a number of different things.

4 Signs It’s Time to Hire an Innovation Management Consultant


Innovation management consulting has emerged as a profession as businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations have started prioritizing innovation. Innovation management consultants help organizations establish innovation programs and keep innovation on track. Organizations of all kinds have watched as innovative companies disrupt industries and change the competitive landscape. Trying to innovate everything at once can backfire.

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…and Why

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In the wake of new technological advances in pretty much every industry, a growing number companies have identified a new way to surface new opportunities for driving both business and societal value. Crowdsourced innovation, managed by innovation management software. Crowdsourced innovation is simply the process of gathering and surfacing ideas and solutions at scale from the people that know your business best – your workforce, customers, and partners.

3 Tips for Measuring the Impact of Your Innovation Platform

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When the metamorphosis includes an innovation platform, leaders are typically left to determine not only how to leverage the solution, but also how to measure its impact. Crowdsourced innovation” —the process of inspiring, collecting, and accelerating ideas from the “crowd,” such as your employees, partners, and customers, at scale—has proven to be incredibly effective. From the start, program managers should be thinking about direct financial value. Innovatio

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Employee Engagement Propels Innovation

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Most companies will agree that innovation is critical to sustaining growth and remaining competitive. Creating a culture of innovation is seen by most business leaders as the number one way to drive innovation for the business. However, for this culture to exist, employee engagement is imperative. A culture of innovation relies on employee engagement and a shared vision for a company’s success.

What is the use of innovation software?


The first benefit a company seeks when using innovation software can seem the most logical for such software: innovate with new products, services or processes that may make the organization more competitive in its market, staying ahead of its competitors. There are many other examples, such as helping to align employees with the organization and its strategy, priorities, or actions within its corporate innovation program. appeared first on innovators.

Ignite Spotlight: An Interview with Campbell Soup Company’s Jeff George

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How does a 150 year old consumer packaged good company reinvent itself in an industry that’s seeing an influx of new disruptive startups emerging? We had the opportunity to chat with Jeff George, VP, Americas R&D at Campbell Soup Company, who leads the company’s innovation program. In preparation for Ignite, we wanted to explore some of the lessons George has learned running Campbell’s innovation efforts as well as give you a sneak peek at what he’ll present on stage.

How to enable inclusive innovation


The innovation system would meet the needs of every person. Inadequacy or inaccessibility should not constrain people’s innovative ability. Considering how difficult it is to achieve this perfection, we strive for an equally worthy goal of continuous improvement—to generate economic growth that is socially inclusive. What is inclusive innovation? Here, the excluded groups are both producers and customers of innovations. Innovation Management