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10 important factors when choosing your ideas management software

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Ideas management software allows you to collect a large number of ideas, with the diversity inherent to a large group of participants. It speeds up the process, by collecting more ideas in less time. And above all, it enables innovation with more capabilities, either by co-creating new products, improving existing ones, optimizing processes, or offering consumers new experiences of interaction. That said, What should an ideas management software include?

Before you think about idea management, think about your innovation strategy

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When organizations look to increase their capacity for innovation, many do so by focusing on producing and managing new ideas. Innovation, managing ideas with a purpose. c) avoid the best ideas from being lost among the clutter of new proposals.

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Idea to Impact: The Maturity of Innovation Programs

Planview Spigit

We recently published an article that introduced the shift from idea management to full lifecycle idea management. The main premise of the article was to shed a light on an important aspect of ideation and innovation programs: impact. In other words, it’s not enough to just come up with great ideas – that’s not the hardest part. What’s more important is what you do with these ideas and the impact they have on your business. Crowdsourcing

Innovation in Media – Renowned Swiss Publishing House Launches Qmarkets’ Idea Management Platform After Successful Pilot

Qmarkets

Somedia – one of the largest media companies in Switzerland – have selected Qmarkets’ idea management platform to crowdsource ideas from their employees. This would lead to employees becoming frustrated and less likely to share ideas in the future.

What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators

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Numerous organizations run crowdsourced innovation programs, because companies can find better new ideas and take action on those ideas faster. This process allows companies to set a challenge and gather ideas from hundreds, thousands, or hundreds of thousands of participants. The post What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators appeared first on Innovation Management.

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. Killer Innovations Podcast: 5 Innovation Blindspots that killed Nokia and Kodak. TEDx Berkeley: The Art of Innovation.

The Innovation 'Function'

Imaginatik

Innovation” is often discussed in terms of the “idea” as the product and the formation of that idea as somehow unique and ineffable …. In that vision of the “innovation funnel” the idea is at the end… the goal. At Imaginatik, we call this the “fluff and magic” vision of innovation where value can only be created by anointed innovation/design Shamans toiling in exposed brick and beam lab/temples. Any organization can be innovative.

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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When Does Creativity Become Innovation?

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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.

How KBC Bank Used Crowdsourced Innovation to Create Massive Employee Engagement

Planview Spigit

Fact: great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Somewhere in your organization is an employee, maybe more than one, with an idea that can transform your business. Unfortunately, not enough companies enable or encourage their employees, in all departments, to share ideas. Instead, ideas stay just that…ideas. Sofie Blockx, Head of Corporate Change & Culture at KBC, said it best, “The financial services industry is at a tipping point.

Successful Innovation Means Finding Time to Make Decisions

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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. At the same time, for most project managers, idea management is probably not their full time job or primary responsibility. The ROI might not even show an immediate payoff—but when a project manager does a good job, the results are worthwhile for the organization.

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. In their report, dubbed The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven By Spigit , Forrester reveals their findings. Crowdsourcing

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

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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.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

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With so many innovation leaders from some of the largest companies in the world in attendance, there was no shortage of opportunities to learn. Ideas are great, but impact matters. Crowdsourced innovation programs are maturing. They’re now putting more focus on the impact their programs are having on their company’s bottom line. A great idea can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Culture drives exponential change. Crowdsourcing

Can an Open Innovation Challenge Methodology Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Qmarkets

It’s time to realize the power an open innovation challenge methodology - specifically one that involves crowdsourcing - can have when it comes to affecting real change. By following a structured, systematic idea management process, corporations use the collective mind of their own people to design new improved technologies, products and services, to continue improve processes, optimize operations and cut costs.

Can the Wisdom of Crowds Help Solve the Refugee Crisis in Europe?

Qmarkets

By following a structured, systematic idea management process, corporations use the collective mind of their own people to design new improved technologies, products and services, to continue improve processes, optimize operations and cut costs. . On both fronts, crowdsourcing--tapping on the collective wisdom of people in Europe and the rest of the world--can become a valuable source of ideas and solutions. .

Can the Wisdom of Crowds Help Solve the Refugee Crisis in Europe?

Qmarkets

By following a structured, systematic idea management process, corporations use the collective mind of their own people to design new improved technologies, products and services, to continue improve processes, optimize operations and cut costs. . On both fronts, crowdsourcing--tapping on the collective wisdom of people in Europe and the rest of the world--can become a valuable source of ideas and solutions. .

Rules of enterprise innovation

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We know from our history that while promotions may win quarters, innovation wins decades.”. But for an innovation program to be efficient and successful, there are certain guidelines or best practices an organization needs to abide by. These is a reason why in some companies, such as Facebook and Google, even interns come up with ideas that are rolled out to millions of users. These companies understand that good idea can come from anywhere. Measure and Manage.

What is the use of innovation software?

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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. Why choose an innovation management software?