How to Overcome Employee Engagement Barriers With a Continuous Improvement Program

Qmarkets

According to a recent poll by Gallup , only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. – where levels are the highest in the world – the rate for engagement has been stuck at around 30% for nearly a decade, growing from 29% in 2011 to 31% in 2017.

How to Turn your Employee Engagement Problem into a Continuous Improvement Solution

Qmarkets

According to a recent poll by Gallup , only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. – where levels are the highest in the world – the rate for engagement has been stuck at around 30% for nearly a decade, growing from 29% in 2011 to 31% in 2017.

Four Key Principles of Mobile User Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

Prior to becoming a senior UX designer at Popular Front Interactive, I spent two years as a mobile UX researcher within the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Mobile Technologies Group – a lab tasked with both future-casting and then rapidly prototyping innovative mobile experiences. PRINCIPLE #4: Design for mobile platforms — the real ones. It is fun and easy to get caught up in the moment of the latest tech demo, press release, or rumor.

Top 8 Digital Workplace Trends for 2019

Acuvate

Progressive employee engagement. At this moment, the enterprise world is buzzing with new technological advancements influencing employee engagement and experience in the workplace. Read More: Millennial Engagement in the workplace: 4 Actionable Tips. Schedule a demo now.

Top 10 Features To Look in Any Idea Management Software

Acuvate

Holding an interactive design can maximize the number of promising ideas being added, as well as encourages the organisation from moulding their culture towards a more engaged one. Read More: Engage people through innovation management. Schedule a free demo now.

Assess Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

An innovation program requires employee engagement, the fuel that will power the ideas generated and eventually the products or solutions developed. However, employee engagement is often stagnant, if not declining. How do you get employee engagement to get your company to meaningfully and strategically innovate? Crowdsourcing Employee Engagement Innovation

The 8 great talks from 8 years of Union

100%Open

Cesar told us about an amazing idea to use a novel and open source boat design to clean up oil spills. Date: June 2012 – Theme: Business Without Borders – Host: Method Design. The Union Network is almost 8 years old.

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

Planview Spigit

Cambia is an exemplary example of how organizations can create a culture of innovation by engaging their most valuable resource—their people. We had to become a lightning rod of innovation, attracting and engaging employees to join us in ideation and design.”

Aiming High: Qmarkets’ Innovation in R&D Journey Towards Improved Idea Management Solutions

Qmarkets

I realized suddenly not only how important it is to change your perspective for inspiration, but also that this concept must be ingrained within the fundamental design of Qmarkets’ platform. Click here to schedule a free demo of Qmarkets software

Wazoku Announces Autumn 2019 Product Release

Wazoku

Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Autumn 2019 product release with features designed to surface the right ideas, with the most relevant information, to the right people at the right time. Contact us for more information or to see a demo of the platform.

Give Yourself Permission to Scale

Leanstack

Her advice about first using demos for defining (before building) an MVP finally clicked. The trick, he realized, was taking the time to develop a high-fidelity mockup versus using just a simple wireframe for the demo. More important, it got his customers to engage him in deep feedback.

Unlocking Potential with an Innovation Pilot – 6 Reasons for SMEs to use Idea Management Tools

Qmarkets

We released a new product edition last month called “ start ” which is designed to meet the specific requirements of SMEs. The Scale of Engagement . On the other side of the scale, the smaller a company is the easier it is to engage the whole workforce.

Essential Steps Toward Open Innovation Success

eZassi

You need a strong cyber scouting tool that challenges and engage your target collaborators as well as filters ideas to assure the best concepts are captured. Request a demo to experience the power of eZassi.

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 will be attending the annual FEI Boston 2018 event.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

Their objective: to boost employee engagement and create a culture where value-driving ideas are continuously generated, evaluated, and implemented. After assessing a number of other innovation management platforms, Qmarkets was selected to engage a wider audience.

Majority Rules: Idea Evaluation Criteria & Voting Methods for Efficient Innovation Management

Qmarkets

These are questions we at Qmarkets were forced to address when designing our platform. On one end of the spectrum, voting can increase your employees’ engagement and involvement in the innovation management process. It doesn’t matter if you run Innovation Management or general Idea Management projects for process improvement or cost reduction purposes, or even if you practice Internal IM or external Crowdsourcing for customers' engagement.

Customer Experience Strategy – Brand Expectations and Experience

BrainZooming

I fielded a request for a few ideas on social engagement for an upcoming eBook an online company is creating. One of the questions related to how brands can set themselves apart through a customer experience strategy and outstanding customer engagement.

Wazoku Announces Autumn 2018 Product Release

Wazoku

London, United Kingdom – 18 October 2018 – Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Autumn 2018 product release, focused on driving engagement across the platform. Contact us for more information or to see a demo of the platform.

The AQX Series: Supporting the IP team’s Full Spend Lifecycle with Financial Management

Anaqua

Additionally, some users might not realize they can take advantage of Anaqua’s translation and filing services designed to reduce costs and administrative burden associated with PCT filings, EP validation, and national phase processes. Schedule a demo

Game Changers: How Citizen Science and Gamification Are Transforming the Business World

Qmarkets

As the general public’s interest in science continues to increase, professional scientists and researchers develop innovative tools to effectively engage crowds. Managers want to gain ideas from engaged, forward-thinking staff who are not boxed into a restrictive corporate mindset.

Continuous Improvement: To employees and beyond!

Wazoku

” Jeannette Smith, SSCL Government, Managing Director SSCL’s innovation programme is focussed on people-led improvements and built an award-winning employee engagement programme that puts their people at the centre of the organisation. Every change starts with an idea.

Qmarkets to Power Industrial Innovation at Leading Machinery and Components Organization

Qmarkets

Their objective: to boost employee engagement and create a culture where value-driving ideas are continuously generated, evaluated, and implemented. After assessing a number of other innovation management platforms, Qmarkets was selected to engage a wider audience.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

A few years later, an industrial designer and vehicle dynamics engineer conceptualized the Polaris Slingshot, a new form of three-wheel motorcycle that would shatter preconceptions about hybrid or trike-style bikes and attract an entirely new buyer segment. Like Polaris, you too can engage the crown and discover actionable ideas from everyone in your organization — and crowdsourcing software can help.

How to Build the Ultimate Crowdsourcing Platform: Qmarkets’ New VP of Product Discusses Creativity and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

A key design criteria for everything we do, is to always keep the migration path of our existing customers in mind. For our legacy customers, especially ones using our max edition , we will be working with them to make sure they can map all their functionality and design into our new UI.

Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Multinational Digital Services Company

Qmarkets

Designed to help corporations develop synergistic interoperability across the 3 Ps of the business (People, Processes, Platforms) , the LevelNext innovation training workshop delivers a variety of hands-on exercises across a 3-day period.

7 innovative ideas that changed the retail industry

Ideanote

How did the digitalisation challenge the retail structure and its customer engagement techniques ? Here are the 7 creative ideas that helped the industry catch up with the fast digitalisation and engage the consumers both online and in the real world.

Tying in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality to Your Brand’s Digital Presence

Boxes and Arrows

Although we are now relatively more familiar with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), it is still quite a challenge to understand how to design effective brand experiences with them. Is the ultimate goal to make the in-store experience more engaging? Design the experience.

8 DOs & DONT's for Customer Advisory Boards

Outside Innovation

2 Things Customer Advisory Board Members Hate: Demo's of products about to be launched that they weren't consulted about. Equally bad is when a product design team brings a concept to the CAB, listens to their input, and then completely ignores it!

5 Corporate Innovation Trends of 2019 Set to Disrupt the Business Landscape in 2020

Qmarkets

Quantum innovation is the name given to the kind of innovation characterized by bold and creative thinking designed to take an enterprise into a lucrative new paradigm – even if that means going beyond the bounds of the existing business model.

The AQX Series: Continuing Our Innovation in IP Management Solutions

Anaqua

Jason: AQX is the go-to IP platform, designed with our clients, that helps IP professionals perform their jobs more effectively and efficiently. Schedule a demo By Jason Streciwilk, Sr. Director of Product Management. Nancy Hegarty, VP of Marketing.

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Creativity at Startup Speed – What Silicon Valley Teaches About The Importance of Innovation In Business

Qmarkets

This means implementing the fundamentals of what makes Silicon Valley tick: A continuous flow of information of critical developments – signals from the future – today, Clear communication about the strategic intentions of the company, Engaging everyone in continuously developing innovative ideas, both small and those that will have significant impact, by using highly. It allows leaders to create a culture of active engagement in innovation (e.g. A Global Innovation Hotbed.

Make the Commercial First

Boxes and Arrows

Design the box first” is a classic design exercise to use constraints to discover the unique value proposition. Engaging with potential customers, right from the beginning, and learning what they want is an essential skill. Why this matters to designers.

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How to drive API adoption through hackathons

hackerearth

Studies show that hackathons seem to be the most effective method to acquire and engage developer talent for open APIs. From the snapshot below, you can see that attracting and engaging developers are core activities for a successful API strategy. Post-hackathon engagement.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

And finally, a significant fraction of University lab work has now evolved from the traditional “publish or perish” model to one that is today closer to demonstration, design-oriented, and more applied than ever before.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

And finally, a significant fraction of University lab work has now evolved from the traditional “publish or perish” model to one that is today closer to demonstration, design-oriented, and more applied than ever before.

Tips for a Great Hackathon

hackerearth

A hackathon is typically defined as an event lasting up to several days in which many people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. Keep participants engaged with fun breaks and good food in between energizing and informative coaching sessions or talks. A bit of history.

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Qmarkets’ Winter Product Release – Prime Your Idea Management System for Success

Qmarkets

Having a system in place that makes it simple to generate and analyze data, as well as communicate it in a simple and engaging manner, can have a major impact on bottom-line results. Experts Can Assign Experts: This new feature enables designated experts to pass on ideas to other experts for further assessment. Sleek New User Interface & Powerful Engagement Capabilities. Here are just a few of the exciting new UI and engagement-enhancing features you can expect.

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business

Qmarkets

By implementing Qmarkets innovation management software, PMI has engaged more than 65,000 employees worldwide. To engage employees to contribute suggestions and tackle a variety of innovation projects efficiently, Ford uses its IdeaSpace innovation accelerator.

Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business (ALL ELEMENTS)

Qmarkets

By implementing Qmarkets innovation management software, PMI has engaged more than 65,000 employees worldwide. To engage employees to contribute suggestions and tackle a variety of innovation projects efficiently, Ford uses its IdeaSpace innovation accelerator.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

And finally, a significant fraction of University lab work has now evolved from the traditional “publish or perish” model to one that is today closer to demonstration, design-oriented, and more applied than ever before.

Can Microsoft Claw its Way Back into Relevancy?

Outside Innovation

Take a page out of Apple's book and engage youth for long term success. HoloLens: the next generation 3D Augmented Reality holographic environment for gaming applications, but first for commercial business applications, such as molecular modeling and 3D design.

Hackathons simplified

hackerearth

A hackathon , also known as a codefest, is typically a day-long coding competition where a bunch of software developers, computer programmers, designers, and others join hands to improve upon or build a new software program. Drive engagement — A fun activity for your entire company.

FEI Europe 2017 Recap – Denise Fletcher, CIO

eZassi

Engaging in “invisible marketing” will rely heavily on the notion of industry convergence. Innovators are now working on ways to design calm technology that both amplifies the best of technology and the best of humanity. Schedule a demo. FEI Europe – Adapt, disrupt, innovate. This year’s FEI Europe conference in London was full of energy and ideas and I left feeling more motivated and inspired than ever to continue to find new ways to disrupt stale approaches to innovation.