Four Ways to Refine Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Listening is key to innovation. Just like innovation itself, an innovation program is constantly being shaped by the environment around it over time. A good innovation program absorbs new information and ideas constantly. Innovation is about more than applause.

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.,

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Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Crowdsourcing Software

Robert Brands

Innovation & Crowdsourcing Software to Unleash the Power of Your Network and Enable Open Innovation and Idea Implementation Even the most egalitarian, Kumbaya-progressive companies often forget. [[ This is a content summary only.

Crowdsourcing Internal Innovation

Collective Innovation

Regardless of what kind of business you are in there are numerous different types of innovation that can give you a clear competitive advantage and make you more successful. Product Innovation : Creates a difference with an existing product line and existing market, usually through features.

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. Through their Ideate Innovation program, which the team uses to surface and develop ideas and turn them into award-winning products. It was always obvious to leaders at Polaris that there were untapped opportunities to crowdsource groundbreaking ideas from employees across the company.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Potential of ideas/ innovations vetted/ tested. Innovators left to their own devices.

The 3 Benefits Of Using Idea Management Software

HunchBuzz

Why use Idea Management Software? What companies don’t realize, is that Idea Management Software is simply a tool that can reap benefits for their organization if they know how to use it. The three benefits of Idea Management Software. Business/Process Improvement.

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. Innovative Ideas are universal. Learn More: A Buyer’s Guide to Choosing The Best Idea Management Software.

Can Crowdsourcing Support Your Operational Excellence Strategy?

Qmarkets

Operational excellence is a business principle which is currently supported by a range of process management tools and methodologies, however, these approaches fail to utilize the most valuable resource at the disposal of all large organizations - their employees.

Curtiss-Wright Selects Qmarkets Software to Fuel Company-Wide Employee Innovation

Qmarkets

Highly innovative aerospace, defense, and industrial manufacturer Curtiss-Wright has selected Qmarkets to crowdsource the “collective wisdom” of their global workforce. The innovation management solutions offered by Qmarkets are completed by a commitment to customer success.

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. 6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation.

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Curtiss-Wright Selects Qmarkets Software to Fuel Company-Wide Employee Innovation

Qmarkets

Highly innovative aerospace, defense, and industrial manufacturer Curtiss-Wright has selected Qmarkets to crowdsource the “collective wisdom” of their global workforce. The innovation management solutions offered by Qmarkets are completed by a commitment to customer success.

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)?

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.22.16

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. Read on to find out what we’re learning from Waze about the power of crowdsourcing.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

I want to offer some thoughts that need us all involved in innovation to think about as we finish out 2018. If you are frustrated with your current innovation process then read on. Can we manage innovation the way many still are?

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Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the 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)?

A Rising Star – Qmarkets Ranks Among Best Crowdsourcing Platforms on CompareCamp.com

Qmarkets

Tel-Aviv, 14 th October, 2019 – Qmarkets’ position amongst the most powerful crowdsourcing platforms on the market is becoming increasingly evident, with high scores and positive reviews across a variety of enterprise software directories, including Capterra , G2 , and most recently CompareCamp.

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Qmarkets Highlighted as One of the Best Idea Management Software Options in G2 Crowd Summer Report

Qmarkets

G2 Crowd – one of the world’s largest peer-to-peer corporate software review platforms – has recognized Qmarkets as a market leader in their Summer 2019 Idea Management Grid Report, due to market leading scores across several categories.

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. Secondly, if open innovation has gone way beyond a one to many relationships into a many to many then does the reliance on single entity software provision makes sense?

LEAD Innovation Selects Qmarkets’ Platform to Help Global Businesses Crowdsource Solutions to COVID-19 Challenges

Qmarkets

Qmarkets’ software has been chosen by LEAD Innovation Management GmbH to support a groundbreaking initiative – designed to leverage the collective wisdom of global businesses against the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. LEAD Innovation Management – an acclaimed Austrian firm specializing in corporate innovation – has transformed their extensive LEAD user network into a digital crowdsourcing platform using Qmarkets’ software.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

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.

How KBC Bank Used Crowdsourced Innovation to Create Massive Employee Engagement

Planview Spigit

On the off chance an idea is shared, it gets lost in translation due to informal processes or too many hoops to jump through to reach a decision maker. Knowing this, KBC launched an innovation program that would energize the company and its entire workforce. Innovation

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

Operational excellence is a business principle which is currently supported by a range of process management tools and methodologies, however, these approaches fail to utilize the most valuable resource at the disposal of all large organizations - their employees.

Can Crowdsourcing be used to Create Operational Excellence?

Qmarkets

Operational excellence is a business principle which is currently supported by a range of process management tools and methodologies, however, these approaches fail to utilize the most valuable resource at the disposal of all large organizations - their employees.

FORRESTER: Financial Services Innovation Requires Digital Tech, Matchmaking, and Discipline

Planview Spigit

But in the past year, the rapid adoption of financial services innovation technology has catapulted banking, insurance, and financial leaders into the now. Digital Financial Innovation Is The Antidote To Disruption. Leading firms are responding by promoting innovation.

Delivering Innovation: 5 Insider Tips to Streamline your Innovation Software Implementation Process

Qmarkets

Our experts talk innovation - Qmarkets’ employees discuss their personal experiences and provide tips and best practices for the successful deployment of Innovation Management systems: Some will say that there are no bad ideas, only bad adaptation from idea into reality.

Delivering Innovation: 5 Insider Tips to Streamline your Innovation Software Implementation Process

Qmarkets

Our experts talk innovation - Qmarkets’ employees discuss their personal experiences and provide tips and best practices for the successful deployment of Innovation Management systems: Some will say that there are no bad ideas, only bad adaptation from idea into reality.

8 Innovative Baby Boomer Knowledge Management and Retention Strategies

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival presents 10 Key Imperatives your business must take to achieve profitable business growth through innovation in today’s “innovate or die” business world. Even the most brilliant, innovative ideas will become nothing but unfulfilled fantasies if they can’t be properly implemented. 1] Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation ( See p.

9 Ways to Engage Your Crowd

Planview Spigit

As an innovation practitioner, ensuring that program leaders can motivate people to participate in their innovation programs is something I spend quite a lot of time thinking about. At the risk of bursting many a hopeful bubble: simply instituting an innovation process is not enough.

Top 5 Criteria for Selecting Winning Innovation Ideas

Planview Spigit

As the leader of an innovation program, your role is about generating business value from the spark of an idea. But how can you tell which innovation ideas from your latest brainstorming session will deliver results? Many of our clients use a technique known as crowdsourcing to not only capture ideas, but also help prioritize and select the ideas that are most valuable. With crowdsourcing, you might have collected hundreds of ideas in only a matter of weeks.

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.

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. Process. A repeatable innovation process is what makes an organization shift to an innovative culture.

What Is Idea Management Anyway?

HunchBuzz

Yet Idea Management is something that shouldn’t be ignored, as any idea is the raw material for innovation if you allow it to be. People were able to write down what they thought, which was then processed and selected by hand. Idea management software, what is it, why do we need it?

What Are Innovation Solutions?

eZassi

Innovation Solutions. What Are Innovation Solutions? 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. More often, innovation solutions use technology to support and dispatch new services so that the best solutions tend to be a combination of technology and services.

Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Japanese B2B Firm to Promote Corporate Innovation in Japan and Beyond

Qmarkets

a well-established B2B professional services company, to offer a full-service innovation management package to large organizations in Japan. Japan is one of the most innovative countries in the world, and yet there is little awareness around idea and innovation management software here.

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Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Japanese B2B Firm to Promote Corporate Innovation in Japan and Beyond

Qmarkets

Qmarkets, the leading supplier of collective intelligence solutions, has partnered with Ishin Co, a well-established B2B professional services company, to offer a full-service innovation management package to large organizations in Japan. Fostering Corporate Innovation in Japan and Beyond

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From Consumer to Collaborator: A Look at Open Innovation

IdeaScale

This is more than just a way to better understand who shops with you, though; with the right platform, it can be a source of powerful innovation. What Is Open Innovation? Traditionally, innovation in companies has been “closed.” When Should I Use Open Innovation?

Qmarkets Powers Health Innovation Platform for Major Israeli Not-For-Profit Group

Qmarkets

HealthIL – a major digital healthcare community created by the Israel Innovation Institute, as well as Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Ministry of Social Equality – have expanded their operations with a trailblazing Counter-Corona platform – the Marketplace.

Qmarkets Named Idea Management Market Leader in Winter 2020 Customer Success Report

Qmarkets

With outstanding scores across a wide variety of criteria, Qmarkets was recently recognized as a ‘Market Leader’ by FeaturedCustomers – a top customer reference platform for B2B business software and services.

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How to Boost Innovation by Recycling Existing Ideas

IdeaScale

When it comes to innovation, businesses can often find it seemingly impossible to generate completely new ideas. As Bill Fischer highlights in his ‘Innovating The iPod’ article; “The goals articulated by the leadership were surprisingly simple, broad yet precise.

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Qmarkets Ranks #1 as Idea Management Momentum Leader in G2 Spring 2020 Report

Qmarkets

Qmarkets has been lauded as both a Momentum Leader and Grid® Leader in a new idea management software report by G2 – the world’s largest tech marketplace. Building on the positive results showcased in previous G2 reports , Qmarkets continues to rank prominently among leaders in the idea management software industry, achieving a higher overall customer satisfaction score than any in previous G2 reports.

Qmarkets Recognized as Leader in Summer 2019 Idea Management Report

Qmarkets

G2 Crowd – one of the world’s largest peer-to-peer corporate software review platforms – has recognized Qmarkets as a market leader in their Summer 2019 Idea Management Grid Report, due to market leading scores across several categories.

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.