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.

Culture of Innovation Lessons from CSAA

Planview Spigit

Large companies have a harder time creating a culture of innovation than startups – how many times have you heard this? While there is truth to that, CSAA Insurance Group – a 100 year old $3.5 CSAA has proven that an established company can in fact transform its culture and turn it into a competitive advantage, which Harvard Business Review highlights in this article. Established enterprises are transforming their cultures. Culture

Culture of Innovation Video and Case Study: Cambia Health Solutions Transforms the Health Care Landscape Through Innovation

Planview Spigit

From inception, innovation has been at the core of Cambia Health—it’s truly in their DNA. Cambia is an exemplary example of how organizations can create a culture of innovation by engaging their most valuable resource—their people.

How to Develop a Culture of Innovation Without Compromising The Status Quo | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

Established companies have been built to deliver, not to discover. So how do we build a culture that supports ideation and experimentation

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

INNOVATION Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works by Dylan Minor, Paul Brook, and Josh Bernoff OCTOBER 09, 2017 UPDATED OCTOBER 09, 2017 JUAN DÍAZ-FAES FOR HBR Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions. erence to the company.

The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation

Idea Champions

I've been doing a lot of thinking these days about "culture of innovation" -- trying to get down to the root of what the heck it's all about. BOTTOM UP: If an organization wants to innovate, it will need to get everyone into the act.

How to Run a Successful Innovation Challenge

Innovation Excellence

Whether you want to build a culture of innovation, reach employees in a meaningful way, or search for immediate ideas to solve pressing problems, an innovation challenge may be the answer. What Is an Innovation Challenge?

I.N.N.O.V.A.T.I.O.N : Creating a Culture of Innovation

Robert Brands

Innovation in business is the development of new customer value through solutions that meet new needs, inarticulate needs, or current needs in new ways. Innovation in and of itself is the key to a company’s survival. It is the lifeblood of a company. That said, innovation is not always easy, and it does not come by itself. For leaders it is not enough to just know what to say—but how to say it in a way that persuades people to act.

How to Innovate and Scale

ITONICS

When it comes to innovation , we too often focus on the importance of the individual within the process. In business, we usually identify good innovators and foster their ability to develop creative practical solutions to new problems. Innovate or die! #3

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

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. According to 87% of business leaders, digitalization is a top priority.

How to enable inclusive innovation

hackerearth

The innovation system would meet the needs of every person. Inadequacy or inaccessibility should not constrain people’s innovative ability. What is inclusive innovation? Here, the excluded groups are both producers and customers of innovations.

How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

HOW TO CAPTURE THE VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER IN AN ERA OF CHOICE - SPIGIT 1 HOW TO IMPROVE. ERA OF CHOICE HOW TO CAPTURE THE VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER IN AN ERA OF CHOICE - SPIGIT 2 It doesn’t matter if you’re a large enterprise, small business, or solo.

Ditching the Tried and Tested: How to Innovate in Law

Ideanote

Law firms aren’t known for their innovative thinking. Certainly, they have dragged their heels in embracing innovation and adapting to the new world order of LegalTech. Why were law firms so slow to wake up to the innovation age?

Ditching the Tried and Tested: How to Innovate in Law

Ideanote

Law firms aren’t known for their innovative thinking. Certainly, they have dragged their heels in embracing innovation and adapting to the new world order of LegalTech. Why were law firms so slow to wake up to the innovation age?

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. Employees are the front runners in driving any specific initiatives of the organization.

3 Ways to Systematically Come Up with Breakthrough Ideas

Rmukesh Gupta

Every organisation and every leader that you talk to today, wants to build a culture of innovation and a breakthrough product as soon as possible. This is exactly how Einstein developed his theory of relativity. What kind of customers do we have?

Carrot vs Cash – How to Make Your Innovation Incentive Program Addictive

Qmarkets

Let's face it, taking a large group of somber and sensible employees and transforming them into a highly imaginative group of visionaries is challenging. There's no magic bullet when it comes to ensuring all your employees super creative and innovative. However, having a well-run innovation incentive program in place can help make the task of engaging employees much easier – read on to find out how. To Each Their Own.

Solution-to-Problem Innovation

Innovation in Practice

Innovation is the process of taking an idea and putting it into practice. Creativity, on the other hand, is what you do in your head to generate the idea, an idea that meets three criteria. An innovative idea must be new, useful, and surprising. Here’s how it works.

How to Come Up with Disruptive Ideas Using ‘Random Words’? [Including Video]

Be-novative

We only need to be creative and come up with original, new ideas 2% of the times on an average day, yet disruptive solutions are the key to any successful business in the 21stcentury. How do “Random Words” help you come up with Disruptive Ideas?

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Carrots vs Cash – How to Make Innovation Addictive

Qmarkets

Let's face it , taking a large group of somber and sensible employees and transforming them into a highly imaginative group of visionaries is challenging. What if you had a magic button you could press which would make all your employees super creative and innovative.

Carrots vs Cash – How to Make Innovation Addictive

Qmarkets

Let's face it , taking a large group of somber and sensible employees and transforming them into a highly imaginative group of visionaries is challenging. What if you had a magic button you could press which would make all your employees super creative and innovative.

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. However, it doesn’t have to be this way.

How to Use Storytelling to Foster Genuine Employee Engagement

Idea Champions

Let's assume, for the moment, that you are a forward-thinking business leader charged with the responsibility of accomplishing extraordinary results. Although your strategy may not yet be completely clear to you, one thing most definitely is: You cannot do this alone.

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. But how did they get to this point? How Facebook taps collective intelligence. According to Inc., Think of innovation as a muscle.

How to speed up innovation in your organization

Tata Consultancy

Best practice innovation management is a much needed ‘management innovation’ that allows an enterprise to more effectively rehearse for the future. It helps organizations move forward and adapt by making the bold changes necessary to stay relevant and viable in the exponential age. Institutionalizing a high-performing innovation engine begins with nurturing a culture of innovation and defining an innovation strategy tightly aligned with corporate strategy.

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. Here’s how to conquer them.

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Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success is Communication

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.” The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation teaches readers how to implement an organized work culture of innovation in their organization.

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.

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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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.

Human-Centered Design Workshops

InnovationTraining.org

Human-centered design is an up-and-coming innovation framework that essentially works as an extension of the design thinking process. Not sure how to implement the human-centered design methodology into your own work and that of your organization?

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. Open Innovation

Cultivating an Innovation Mindset

eZassi

Cultivating an Innovation Mindset — Actively Pursuing Innovation. At this point, most businesses are keenly aware that it is imperative to their survival, in a competitive business world, to actively pursue innovation and cultivating an innovation mindset within their organization.

Communication is Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success

Robert Brands

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.”

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

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

When it comes to innovation, building capabilities and applying the right leadership style give top performing manufacturers the edge over skills-focused peers. 84% of manufacturing executives say that they will hire for technology roles in the next 5 years.

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!, where he explores how companies can activate employee ideas and leverage their creativity using Spigit’s platform. A comprehensive study conducted last year that revealed how companies can quantify a culture of innovation.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

To say that it was inspirational is an understatement. 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.

Spigit’s Year of Record Growth and Release of Industry-First Capabilities

Planview Spigit

Spigit’s full lifecycle idea management software takes a monumental step forward today capping off another year of record customer growth. We’re thrilled to announce the latest product release that boasts enhancements and industry-first capabilities that will enable Spigit clients to take their ideation programs to the next level. Have visibility into a portfolio of selected ideas. Benchmark your way to ideation success.

Ignite Spotlight: An Interview with Southern Company’s Julie Pigott

Planview Spigit

As one of the top 10 utility companies in the world , Southern Company is a shining example of how to leverage an employee-base to transform the way a business operates. Spigit: In terms of promoting a culture of innovation, how are you doing that?

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

To say that it was inspirational is an understatement. 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.

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?

Why Is Innovation Important

Planview Spigit

Over the years we have exhausted the term “innovation.” How many times have you heard “innovate or die” or read articles about how to create a culture of innovation? While the term might seem overused, it remains a critical way of thinking for any successful company. But the question still stands: why is innovation important? And even further, how do you know if you’re faking it? Someone has to be responsible.