Assess Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Such disruption, impacting companies regardless of industry, is fueling the sense of urgency behind innovation. Either your organization is innovating or it’s getting swallowed up by the competition. That’s why having an effective innovation program is so important to stay afloat. The challenge for many program leaders and their innovation programs comes down to their level of involvement in the idea implementation process.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? Can a checklist or memory jogger save their program? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Innovators left to their own devices.

4 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

You’ve done the groundwork for creating a successful innovation program. You’ve learned what mistakes to avoid , and even moved forward with adopting innovation management software like Spigit to enable innovation in a way that’s valuable and repeatable.

Grow Like Flo in 2016: Taking the Lead from Progressive’s Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Here are a few things the team at Progressive is really, really good at: (1) creating one of the most iconic brand mascots to ever hit the insurance scene; (2) leading the charge in industry breakthroughs, like data-driven driving services; (3) developing awesome new products, services, and processes with crowdsourced innovation. This year, enterprise leaders can learn a great deal from the insurance giant about crowdsourcing innovation successfully.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

a Culture of Innovation 2 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation 1 2 94% of senior executives in a research study by McKinsey said. innovation. implemented crowdsourced. innovation to build a culture of. innovation.

Crowdsourced Innovation Management Survey: Participate in Valuable Industry Research

Planview Spigit

If you are reading this blog, you know that ideation and engaging the power of the crowd is at the heart of any innovation program. Planview Spigit is conducting the fourth annual State of Crowdsourced Innovation Management survey and study. The purpose of the survey is to gather data that highlights industry insights around ideation and crowdsourced innovation programs. The 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Findings.

6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Engaging the “crowd” at scale in your innovation initiative has been proven to fundamentally transform companies. In fact, Gartner recently named crowdsourcing as the most effective independent discipline that CIOs can adopt to drive digital transformation. Crowdsourcing

Gartner: Innovation Management Software Nearing Mainstream Adoption

Planview Spigit

Awesome new ideas are what make an innovation program…well, an innovation program. According to the people who spend their time researching this sort of thing, the importance of ‘managing innovation initiatives systematically’ (i.e.,

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success

Planview Spigit

Recently, Spigit CTO James Gardner shared some of his expert tips on using crowdsourcing software to build your innovation pipeline. Using a crowdsourcing platform will often remove the majority of the legwork.”. 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. Crowdsourcing Innovation = Diverse Ideas and Predictable Outcomes.

Why Aren’t You Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

Last year Gartner published an article entitled “ The 5 Most Effective, Least Used Digital Innovation Hacks ” which listed crowdsourcing, differentiated funding, differentiated metrics, startup innovation, and formal innovation management.

The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourcing innovation works best when the crowd knows exactly what issue they’re trying to address. Asked and Answered: Crucial Crowdsourcing Questions. The post The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask appeared first on Spigit.

Examining the State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019

IdeaScale

Those figures indicate increased volatility, but they also indicate that innovation is behind the churn. The fact is that companies that don’t continuously innovate risk irrelevance because innovation is going to happen, whether major corporations participate or not. Lack of great ideas is not the problem when it comes to innovation; management of innovation is. Core, Adjacent, and Transformational Innovations.

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

You might have heard that crowdsourcing innovation is really hard to manage. Or that the business value won’t show itself right away, so it’s not worth the time and effort it takes to start a crowd-based innovation program. Crowdsourcing Compromises Value.

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. Well, every year we ask our customers what it is that they would most like to learn about in order to support their programs.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. We’re proud to have an innovative culture. Planview Spigit lets us give employees an opportunity to create the next big thing.” – Joe Laurin, Visioneering Manager, Polaris Industries . Through their Ideate Innovation program, which the team uses to surface and develop ideas and turn them into award-winning products.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

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Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. Digital innovation is driving increasing interconnection, giving unprecedented access to capabilities, resources and talent on a global scale.

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 quantify the complete value of innovation program that leverages Spigit’s. ideation management software. Crowdsourcing

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. Innovation Labs Can Inspire New Ideas.

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3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. Companies Leverage Open Innovation Better than China. Global competition is the driving force behind business innovation, whether between companies vying for market share, or countries fighting for economic prowess.

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9 Surefire Ways to Kill Innovation (That You Aren’t Thinking About)

Planview Spigit

But bad business habits can throw a major wrench in innovation before it even has a chance to get off the ground. Here are 10 things you might be doing without thinking that are killing your innovation efforts right now.

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…and Why

Planview Spigit

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.

The importance of innovation management in digital transformation

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One of the vital contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors, is innovation management. “It In all of these applications, innovation is the buzzword. How innovation management enables digital transformation. Innovation Management

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…And Why

Planview Spigit

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.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. Interviewing Innovation Executives. Idea Management.

My Innovation Management Summer Reading: Ideas are Free.

KindlingApp

I was introduced to these innovation management resources a few months ago when two clients, both referencing The Idea-Driven Organization , came to Kindling looking for a software solution to evolve their innovation strategy. If you are interested in crowdsourcing ideas from your department, looking for a better way to take action on good ideas , or believe there is room for simple process improvements within your organization, this book remains relevant as ever.

LIVE WEBINAR: 3 Pros Tell You How to Strike Innovation Gold in 2016

Planview Spigit

If your New Year’s resolutions include having an enterprise-grade innovation program that operates like a well-oiled results machine, then we sure have the webinar for you. First up: Dr. Norman Lewis of PwC, who leads the charge for the One Innovation Programme.

Siemens Case Study: Crowdsourcing Solutions to Turn Gridlock into Green Lights

Planview Spigit

As a worldwide leader in resource-saving technologies like offshore wind turbine construction and combined-cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions, and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions and automation, Siemens considers innovation “its lifeblood.” In fact, the 170-year-old company produces an average of 38 inventions per day, a number powered by their crowdsourcing solutions. Crowdsourcing Customer Experience

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Then you’re also going to love Spigit’s 2015 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, with a handpicked selection of gifts to help you inspire innovation in your organization.

The importance of innovation management in digital transformation

hackerearth

One of the vital contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors, is innovation management. “It In all of these applications, innovation is the buzzword. How innovation management enables digital transformation. Innovation Management

REPORT SUMMARY: The New Formula for Business Innovation

Planview Spigit

Business innovation is a major focus for all companies. And, understanding how your company is currently perceived by the market is crucial to figuring out how to organize business innovation efforts going forward. The Secret Sauce for Successful Business Innovation.

Why Aligning Your Crowd and Goals = Innovation Success

Planview Spigit

Everything that a company focuses on must have a purpose, and innovation initiatives are no different — they have to drive value or they’re nothing but pleasant distractions. Assumption Kills Innovation. People are busy. Organizations are busy.

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

4 Tips on Defining Success from Innovation Enterprise Interview with Metlife’s John Geyer

Planview Spigit

Over the weekend, we watched an awesome Q&A between Innovation Enterprise and Spigit customer Metlife ’s John Geyer. Here’s what we learned about what it means to have a successful innovation program. It’s a given that innovation efforts should yield returns.

Matching Crowdsourcing to Specific Stages of Business Model Innovation

Qmarkets

I like to argue (for example, here ) that one of the major reasons crowdsourcing has not yet become a mainstream innovation tool is a paralyzing uncertainty over the question which technical or business problem can be successfully solved by using this approach. Sustaining innovations.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

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. Happy New Year, readers!

Matching Crowdsourcing to Specific Stages of Business Model Innovation

Qmarkets

I like to argue (for example, here ) that one of the major reasons crowdsourcing has not yet become a mainstream innovation tool is a paralyzing uncertainty over the question which technical or business problem can be successfully solved by using this approach. Sustaining innovations.

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.

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How to Build Careers with Innovation

IdeaScale

There are a number of ways that participating in or administrating an innovation program can help build your career. If you’re wondering how to build careers with innovation, look to these three IdeaScale examples. How else has innovation built the careers of others?

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Innovation Fear

IdeaScale

So we wanted to take a moment to talk about some common innovation fear that we see from first time innovators. It’s true that a poorly managed ideation community probably won’t generate the quality ideas that you’re looking for to propel your business or agency forward.

When Does Creativity Become Innovation?

KindlingApp

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. Enter idea management.

Who’s Afraid of Innovation Management? – How to take a small step towards innovation, and a giant leap for your company

Qmarkets

With crowdsourced innovation now a proven profit maker - many companies are rushing to initiate innovation programs and deploy innovation management platforms. Despite the success of these systems, however, many senior managers are still wary of them.

Who’s Afraid of Innovation Management? – How to take a small step towards innovation, and a giant leap for your company

Qmarkets

With crowdsourced innovation now a proven profit maker - many companies are rushing to initiate innovation programs and deploy innovation management platforms. Despite the success of these systems, however, many senior managers are still wary of them.