Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

MIT’s Sloan Management Review recently published a story that focuses on the research Spigit conducted with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management around quantifying a culture of innovation. In other words, we set out to move beyond the why behind creating a culture of innovation and look at the how. In doing so, we surfaced actions a company can take actually build and sustain a culture of innovation.

Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

Planview Spigit

As organizations seek to add value to customers and develop new, differentiated products and services, innovation is at the heart of strategy. It starts with creating a culture of innovation from within by tapping into the wisdom of employees. Premera Blue Cross developed its culture of innovation that motivated 3,200 employees to produce more than 400 new ideas to improve its products and services.

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Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ ’ Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management carried out a study of data from 154 corporate customers of Spigit over a five year period. They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

ideation software. is that it’s exclusively for innovation departments to use to generate breakthrough products and services. It is called “innovation” software after all, right? While that is one of its use cases, the reality is it can be used for so much more. Based on in-depth customer research we conducted, which you can read more about in our 2017 Business Innovation Report , it’s clear that ideation isn’t a siloed initiative any longer.

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software

Planview Spigit

When establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact. To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software. This economic model was used as the foundation of theTotal Economic Impact (TEI) model. How does an innovation program driven by Spigit impact a company’s bottom and top line?

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation?

eZassi

What is Crowdsourcing for Innovation? Crowdsourcing and co-creation is an essential arm of conducting smart business. How to channel your internal and external crowd for innovation, ideation and collaboration. What is the Goal of Crowdsourcing Innovation? By harnessing the collective creativity of the crowd, you can exponentially increase the number of solutions that are submitted in response to a certain challenge.

4 Reasons Why Defining Goals is Critical to Successful Ideation Challenges

Planview Spigit

Defining goals is critical to running successful ideation challenges. I’ve been working with several ideation program managers recently to launch their first crowdsourcing challenge and noticed that many try to bypass the step of defining goals. At Spigit, we help some of the most successful companies in the world drive their innovation agenda and create cultures of innovation through ideation. Crowdsourcing

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? So why not ignite the culture of ideation among employees?

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.13.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to our brand new weekly link roundup, featuring a carefully curated selection of hand-picked links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company. The skinny: Renowned innovation leader, management expert, and founder of Strategos Gary Hamel explains which essential parts of the innovation engine you’re probably forgetting.

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Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.29.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 1.Why Black Cabs Need to Innovate, Not Fight. This article argues that, to stay alive, black cabs need to innovate, not fight against Uber. Harnessing Digital Disruption will Drive Innovation Cross Industries. Is Experience Good for Innovation?

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to the first 2016 weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. A New Blueprint for Collaborative Innovation. It’s a great “on-boarding resource” for people new to of collaborative innovation. 26 Disruptive Tech Trends for the Rest of the Decade. The skinny: Phil McKinney is THE innovation podcast guy.

Top 10 Features To Look in Any Idea Management Software

Acuvate

In today’s competitive world, it’s no secret that organizations struggle to come up with competent and innovative solutions to facilitate growth and stay ahead in the game. One of the best ways of improving service, product or efficiency parameters is to tap into the effective intelligence of your employees. Employees are the front runners in driving any specific initiatives of the organization. Innovative Ideas are universal. Crowdsourcing capabilities.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work. The skinny: Steve Blank outlines how lean innovation practices can drive 10 times the number of initiatives in a fifth of the time. Innovation and the Art of Implementation.

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How Facebook Made Innovation a Daily Habit

Planview Spigit

Since its founding in 2005, Facebook has become one of the most innovative companies in the world. They’ve used their influence as the number one social network masterfully, evolving into an ecosystem of brands – Instagram, WeChat, Aquila (Facebook’s Internet plane), and others – all aligned to further the company’s mission of giving people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Think of innovation as a muscle.

Innovation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

A common misconception about innovation software is that it’s exclusively for innovation departments to use to generate breakthrough products and services. It is called “innovation” software after all, right? While that is one of its use cases, the reality is it can be used for so much more. There are a few things we can extract from the chart: It isn’t just the innovation department running ideation challenges. Crowdsourcing

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

From a scientist who led the innovation team that developed the Ebola vaccine, to a world renown innovation author, to the VP of Watson Strategic Partnerships at IBM Watson, Ignite 2017 was one for the record books. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Early executive sponsorship is critical for sustainable ideation programs.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

From a scientist who led the innovation team that developed the Ebola vaccine, to a world renown innovation author, to the VP of Watson Strategic Partnerships at IBM Watson, Ignite 2017 was one for the record books. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Early executive sponsorship is critical for sustainable ideation programs.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.20.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly link roundup, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. The skinny: Learn about innovation disruption in the healthcare industry. Leaders will come together at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit to discuss strategies and obstacles when innovating in healthcare. Getting to ‘Yes’ for Corporate Innovation.

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The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven by Spigit

Planview Spigit

When establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact. To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing an innovation program that leverages Spigit’s enterprise innovation management software. To quantify the complete value of innovation program that leverages Spigit’s. ideation management software.

Why Measuring the Value of Your Innovation Program from Day One is Important

Planview Spigit

Every year Spigit conducts its “ State of Crowdsourced Innovation ” customer study to better understand how our customers build and manage their innovation programs. One of the key findings from this research is that a significant shift occurs at around the three-year mark of having an innovation program. This shift centers around measurement of program value. What ideas do we have in our innovation pipeline? Crowdsourcing

3 Takeaways from Spigit’s Innovation Forum

Planview Spigit

Spigit recently hosted an Innovation Forum with global consumer goods manufacturer Li & Fung in Hong Kong. An exclusive group of innovation leaders convened for an evening of sharing best practices and in-depth discussions about innovation programs. Here are three innovation takeaways that grabbed our attention. Build an innovation program with employees to solve problems at scale. Create an environment where collaboration and ideation thrive.

3 Takeaways from Spigit’s Innovation Forum

Planview Spigit

Spigit recently hosted an Innovation Forum with global consumer goods manufacturer Li & Fung in Hong Kong. An exclusive group of innovation leaders convened for an evening of sharing best practices and in-depth discussions about innovation programs. Here are three innovation takeaways that grabbed our attention. Build an innovation program with employees to solve problems at scale. Create an environment where collaboration and ideation thrive.

What Does an Innovator Look Like?

IdeaScale

We’ve dedicated lots of time to thinking about innovators. What their skill sets are, what traits they possess , and what the profile of innovators is globally. But we recently took a look at our own data and developed two profiles of our own: The profile for the crowd innovation administrator: Most of IdeaScale’s administrators were in their mid-thirties and at the managerial level. The post What Does an Innovator Look Like?

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In a recent PwC survey, 61% of CEOs said innovation was a key priority for their company ( pdf ). Innovation efforts come in a variety of forms: innovation and design labs, jobs-to-be-done analysis, corporate venturing, distributed employee experiments, open innovation, TRIZ, etc. In this post, I want to focus on another type of innovation initiative: Collaborative Innovation. Ideas matching needs of customers (incl.

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

Companies in every industry are accepting that complacency and failure to innovate are tantamount to negligence. Failing to innovate can cause even a large established business to lose ground to competitors that more fully embrace innovation. It requires more than just saying “Innovation is good.” An innovation strategy is a key business asset, and innovation leadership is no longer nice to have, but necessary. Innovation Consultant.

Four Ways to Improve Your Creative Confidence

IdeaScale

So, your company is investing in innovation, but do you lack the confidence to be creative? A 2017 Crowdsourced Innovation Report published by IdeaScale noted that more and more companies are embedding innovation initiatives at their organizations. 53% of the innovation programs are focused on leveraging the collective wisdom of employees. The report list below the six innovation priorities that companies are focusing on in 2017.

Employee Engagement Propels Innovation

Planview Spigit

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.

Four Ways to Improve Your Creative Confidence

IdeaScale

So, your company is investing in innovation, but do you lack the confidence to be creative? A 2017 Crowdsourced Innovation Report published by IdeaScale noted that more and more companies are embedding innovation initiatives at their organizations. 53% of the innovation programs are focused on leveraging the collective wisdom of employees. The report list below the six innovation priorities that companies are focusing on in 2017.

Ezassi to Attend FEI Boston 2018: What to Expect

eZassi

While there, we’ll be showcasing our innovative platform and processes that have helped our client base increase user engagement, time-to-innovate, number of ideas and, most importantly, quantifying how it affects their bottom line. We’ll be networking on location and attending social events to answer questions and ask some of our own. Many companies are trying their best to create innovation within their companies but still struggle.

Intrapreneurship – the art of thinking inside the box

The Future Shapers

In 1996 Michael Porter described strategy as leveraging the resources of an institution to maintain a “unique competency”. Innovation” tends to provide more questions “intrapreneurship” is the answer (in my humble opinion). This is crowdsourced, people-focused innovation.

Spotlight: Forbes

Planview Spigit

“Success is more of a bottom-up phenomenon than a top-down one.”. This is a direct quote from a recent Forbes article written by Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam and author of Capitalists Arise!, A comprehensive study conducted last year that revealed how companies can quantify a culture of innovation. Dylan Minor, of the Kellogg School of Management, gathered five years’ worth of data on the creativity of 3.5

Qmarkets CEO Shares Tips on How to Achieve Innovation ROI with Adi Mazor Kario

Qmarkets

Last week Qmarkets’ Co-Founder & CEO Noam Danon joined Adi Mazor Kario on the Invincible Innovation Live podcast. Noam expressed that “innovation is a state of mind and very much associated with a company’s culture”.

The Role of Innovation in New Product Development: Three Approaches for Success

Qmarkets

Innovation is essential throughout the entire new product development (NPD) process, but nowhere is it more key than it is in the Fuzzy Front End (FFE) stage. FFE is the starting point of NPD and is where new product ideas are generated before entering the formal development process.

How Ignite 2019 Can Help You Deliver Value Through Strategic Innovation

Planview Spigit

Innovation. It’s one of the most important elements pushing organizations forward. In today’s tech-driven society, innovation is more important than ever. Companies that experience long-term success are able to stay in touch with the needs of their customers, constantly innovating so their products and services address those needs. We all know what happens to companies that can’t deliver ongoing strategic innovation. Innovation Spigit

Wazoku Secures New Funding from Barclays

Wazoku

Crowdsourcing specialist Wazoku secures new funding from Barclays to support further development. Wazoku a UK crowdsourcing company and leading provider of collaborative innovation software, has received new venture debt finance from Barclays of £680,000. A total of £2.3m We are an early adopter of this new offering from Barclays and delighted to have secured their support,” commented Simon Hill, founder and CEO at Wazoku. “We

Successful Innovation Means Finding Time to Make Decisions

KindlingApp

Let’s not kid ourselves: being the project manager of an idea management process is a tough job and one that requires time, passion, consistency, and dedication. In the comments on Kindling’s blog post “ When Does Creativity Become Innovation? many members of some of our favorite LinkedIn innovation groups echoed the same sentiment: “Anybody can have ideas, but managing them effectively—that’s where innovation happens.”. Innovation Program Engagement

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

Every year at Spigit’s annual conference , Ignite, we recognize clients in our innovation community whose programs have achieved remarkable feats. Launch of the Year. New Program of the Year. The award for Best Employee Engagement looks at clients who have created a robust reward and recognition program, and have increased employee engagement and participation across their innovation campaigns and challenges. Launch of the Year. New Program of the Year.

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

Every year at Spigit’s annual conference , Ignite, we recognize clients in our innovation community whose programs have achieved remarkable feats. Launch of the Year. New Program of the Year. The award for Best Employee Engagement looks at clients who have created a robust reward and recognition program, and have increased employee engagement and participation across their innovation campaigns and challenges. Launch of the Year. New Program of the Year.

U.S. Air Force Leverages External Innovation to Surface Innovative Ideas

Planview Spigit

Providing our airmen and women and operators of the US Air Force with top-notch technology is crucial to keeping our country safe. Spigit recently partnered with AFWERX, a product of the Air Force launched. with innovation hubs around the US, to solve some of their biggest challenges through crowdsourced innovation. How is AFWERX harnessing the ideas and creativity of these contributors? External Innovation

4 Ways to Beat Innovation Management Anxiety- How to Get Past the Fear and Find Your Next Big Idea!

Qmarkets

The philosopher Aristotle diagnosed fear as ‘pain arising from the anticipation of evil’. Over 2000 years later, C-suite executives at major companies the world over are certainly feeling this specific pain when it comes to innovation. Many anticipate the possibility of leaping towards news heights, only to plummet down to unknown depths…. Some companies also fear innovation will compromise corporate security and intellectual property. Fearing Loss of Control.

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Why do companies need innovation management software? And, thirty-eight percent vs. 22% are very satisfied with the return on their innovation investments. They fail because of reasons that include (Troshani, I.,

What Are Innovation Solutions?

eZassi

Innovation Solutions. What Are Innovation Solutions? The best solutions tend to be a combination of technology and services. While we tend to think of innovation in terms of new technology, solutions can also come in the form of new types of services that offer improvements on old ways of doing things, meet previously unidentified needs or fill gaps in the market. What Are Innovation Solutions? What are Innovation Solutions?

Choosing the right innovation approach for your business

hackerearth

Undoubtedly a critical aspect of long-term sustainability and survival, innovation is a complex process, which organizations need to be good at. Understanding the term “innovation”. Innovation is a term that carries with it immense possibilities of success and sustainability. Creating new business models or value propositions, enhancing the efficiency of existing businesses, and sustaining growth in a complex competitive and fickle landscape—that’s innovation.