The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Its rapid expansion from a small, family-run wholesale goods business in 1928 into a multinational conglomerate with 30,000 employees, can be attributed in part to the creative – and ingenious – ways it has crowdsourced ideas from employees.

How to Create the Maximum Major Innovative Solutions Using the Four Elements of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0.

Innovate2Grow Experts

Here is a brief review of quantum idea generation. Quantum idea generation produces at least 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. To generate these powerful results you need to use four elements – diversity, stimulus, brain type, and eliminate fear and have fun. Today we’re going to dive deep into the topic of how to pull coordinate the four elements of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0.

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What is Total Innovation Management? Achieving Excellence from Idea Generation to Implementation

Qmarkets

Each is invited to feel a separate part of the creature to get an idea of its shape. To achieve this, companies must communicate a clear innovation strategy to employees, break down departmental silos, and give employees a means to submit their ideas. For example, in 2014 the U.S

What is Total Innovation Management? Achieving Excellence from Idea Generation to Implementation

Qmarkets

Each is invited to feel a separate part of the creature to get an idea of its shape. To achieve this, companies must communicate a clear innovation strategy to employees, break down departmental silos, and give employees a means to submit their ideas. For example, in 2014 the U.S

Measuring Innovation Performance

led to the number of novel ideas generated per 100 employees or the. For example, if an innovative process (say automation) can save time and money and. performance measures of innovation, it is important to know HOW INNOVATION HAPPENS Good ideas can come from anywhere.

Adding Eye Candy: 4 Visual Best Practices to Boost Engagement on Your Idea Generation Platform

Qmarkets

The same principle holds true when it comes to boosting user engagement on your idea generation platform. Using a variety of striking visuals will also let users know that they can showcase their ideas in bold and detailed ways, thus adding further incentives for participation.

Practical Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Planview Spigit

Editor’s note: Last month, Maggie Riad, VP of Innovation Strategy at Spigit, held a webinar: ‘10 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement in your Innovation Program’. Q: How do we make it easier for employees to understand how their engagement affects our innovation program?

Focusing on Innovation for our Energy Transition we are all undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

We need to switch from fossil fuel into renewables, and the whole shift of significant invested assets for power generation and distribution have to accommodate an energy mix that provides us electricity certainty 24 x 7. Sharing the best ideas allows for more significant open exchanges.

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Digital Technology MoshPit

Gregg Fraley

Discover Ideas for Long Term and Tactical Innovation Projects. GFi is now offering a new version of MoshPit to discover ideas that exploit new digital technologies. Ideas for innovation projects emerge from the intensive sessions.

Empower Operational Employees to Innovate

Gregg Fraley

Engaged support for strategic and tactical innovation initiatives developed by others. When asked to support innovation, or integrate new ideas from an innovation team, they resist — because they are being paid to execute, not experiment. The “ideas” become complaints.

Engagement Is the ROI on the Front End of Innovation

Planview Spigit

In this article innovation architect Doug Collins explores how engagement serves as the return on the front end of the practice—and why engagement matters. During the back end, people choose to pursue certain ideas or concepts to test their potential and their viability.

Mash-Ups for Innovation, a How To Guide

Gregg Fraley

If your looking for a quick way to jostle up fresh ideas, go with the simpler ones. An example is Janet Jackson’s “Got Till It’s Gone” (done with rapper Q-Tip) which creatively, and overtly, samples Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”. Mash-Ups are a bigger idea than musical creations.

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Engagement Is the ROI on the Front End of Innovation

Planview Spigit

In this article innovation architect Doug Collins explores how engagement serves as the return on the front end of the practice—and why engagement matters. During the back end, people choose to pursue certain ideas or concepts to test their potential and their viability.

Innovation SOP: Driving Corporate Innovation by Bettering Employee Engagement

Qmarkets

This week, we take a look at Employee Engagement - the benefits of employee engagement and how to successfully create employee engagement in your organization. To learn more about how Qmarkets can help you create employee engagement in your company, contact us

Shifting Radically the Innovation Business Model

Paul Hobcraft

If we take a current example, Jeffrey Phillips, over at Ovo Innovation has conducted a practitioner’s survey , in what the people who are actually “doing” innovation are actually thinking, to compare this with what the leaders at the top are feeling is happening.

The future innovation core lies at the edge.

Paul Hobcraft

We need to start constantly at understanding the customer, their needs, their individual journey by discovering and engaging with them. GE, for example, is taking Predix from the cloud to the edge.

We are pushing away from the old innovating core

Paul Hobcraft

The combination effect is changing the starting point of innovation, it is not beginning in idea generation found inside the building, and it is discovery found outside brought in, to then turn into potentially commercial ideas.

There are Knowns and Unknowns in Innovation: Let’s Manage Them Differently

Paul Hobcraft

We need to treat ideas the same on how anything needs assessing but it needs to pass through a different thinking about knowledge understanding, as there are ‘known knowns’ and ‘unknown unknowns’ and we need to prepare for both within our innovation activities. For me, a good idea management system needs to be set up for all known and unknown possibilities to capture their potential. Thankfully having a good idea management system can greatly support this.

How to Get More and Better Ideas From Both Left and Right Brain People for Any Innovation Need.

Innovate2Grow Experts

This blog addresses how you can get the best innovative ideas from both groups for any need, at any time, for any kind of business. Quantum idea generation – overview. Here is a brief review of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0. In the previous blogs I have covered the following: Quantum idea generation produces at least 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. I will now share an actual left and right brain idea generating exercise.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

NASA@Work, the space program’s internal crowdsourcing program, is charged with promoting knowledge-sharing and idea generation. At the conclusion of each challenge, they award prizes for the best ideas offered. They must comment on the ideas offered.

Creating Innovation Connections as the Customer Advocate

IdeaScale

For example, Amazon developed a system to enable competitors to sell on its website, even when competitors offered cheaper prices. Bring the “voice of the customer” into the decision making and idea generation. Support staff to engage in open innovation with customers.

Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Tim Kastelle

I was running a workshop with a multinational engineering firm when I ran into a perfect example of an air sandwich, which illustrates this point. They are very strong at generating ideas. Ideas to Impact: New Online Innovation Short Course.

How to Get a Quantity and Quality of Ideas That You Will Never Get From Innovation Brainstorming.

Innovate2Grow Experts

This is the second in a series of four blogs on Quantum Idea Generation 2.0. First, it is about innovation in its broadest meaning – whenever you need ideas to make something that exists better and/or to develop something entirely new. Here is a brief review of Quantum Idea Generation 2.0. In the previous blog I covered: Quantum idea generation produces at least 12 times more ideas than brainstorming. Real-world example number one: Nestlé.

The 7 Worst – And Most Common – Mistakes in Idea Management

Wazoku

We’ve helped companies completely transform themselves through idea management, but for many businesses it’s still a new concept, and a hard thing to get right. Effective development and implementation of meaningful ideas will empower businesses to improve quality, while reducing costs.

Continuous Improvement: To employees and beyond!

Wazoku

Every change starts with an idea. From little ideas great oak trees can grow! At Wazoku, we work with many organisations that have benefited greatly from such an approach to continuous improvement and the ideas generated by their employees.

The difference between buying innovation and becoming innovative

CREATORS

So how can the idea of becoming more innovative be translated into reality? An example of such a model is BMW’s own VC “BMW i Ventures”. An example of this model can be found at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

the natural evolution of the course should be smart, or digital, government that not only enables more efficient engagement between its personnel but also upgraded contact with the people, including value-generating services.

Technology Scouting Software for Open Innovation

eZassi

Lafley, CEO of Proctor & Gamble believes “half the company’s ideas must come from the outside.” To do this, you need to find and engage innovators outside of your organization. You can’t take your idea from start to finish in their software.

The Secret to Your Success: How to Innovate with a Good Idea Management Process

Ideanote

Why an Idea Management Process is Important and How to Do It. Part of the problem is that businesses do not have effective idea management processes in place. Put simply, idea management is the process by which companies find and give birth to great ideas.

The Winning Formula for Financial Process Improvement – How TSYS is Defining the Future of Fintech

Qmarkets

Total Systems Services (TSYS) – a fintech giant with more than 13,000 employees worldwide – presents a great example of the results this kind of initiative can deliver. Employee engagement presented the second major challenge.

3 Tips for Measuring the Impact of Your Innovation Platform

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation” —the process of inspiring, collecting, and accelerating ideas from the “crowd,” such as your employees, partners, and customers, at scale—has proven to be incredibly effective. This could include breakthrough ideas brought to market, or reduced costs. When it comes to measuring direct financial value, start by asking yourself: Did the innovation program produce any breakthrough ideas that were brought to market?

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Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Tim Kastelle

I was running a workshop with a multinational engineering firm when I ran into a perfect example of an air sandwich, which illustrates this point. They are very strong at generating ideas.

Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Tim Kastelle

I was running a workshop with a multinational engineering firm when I ran into a perfect example of an air sandwich, which illustrates this point. They are very strong at generating ideas.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

This paradigm] assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as they look to advance their technology.” ( Henry Chesbrough, 2006 ). The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

Survey finds employees believe they are the best source of innovation

IdeaSpies

Over 90% of employees would be more likely to stay with their organisations if they could contribute more ideas. Sydney, 15 November 2018 – IdeaSpies Enterprise, a platform for ideas that will improve business performance, today revealed the results of an Employee Innovation Survey.

Your Employees Want to be Heard. Are you Listening?

Qmarkets

The modern generation has bred a new and unusual workforce. Barriers to Employee Engagement. Immature engagement tools and approaches lead to fragmented results or total non-compliance. * Difficulties tracking/responding to comments. Engagement begets engagement.

What is Crowdsourcing, and How Can it Add Value to Your Enterprise?

Qmarkets

Since the 2004 publication of James Surowiecki’s highly influential book, The Wisdom of Crowds , the idea that large groups of people can be smarter than a few individuals, no matter how brilliant, has been gradually gaining prominence in academic circles, business communities, and public opinion.

What is Crowdsourcing, and How Can it Add Value to Your Enterprise?

Qmarkets

Since the 2004 publication of James Surowiecki’s highly influential book, The Wisdom of Crowds , the idea that large groups of people can be smarter than a few individuals, no matter how brilliant, has been gradually gaining prominence in academic circles, business communities, and public opinion.

Why you should consider an Idea Management Platform

Ideanote

5 benefits of using an Idea Management Platform. Why is an idea management platform important? Is it important for our organisation to have engaged and active employees? Naturally, there is more than just a few benefits of idea management platforms.

Crowdsourcing and Smart Cities: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

the natural evolution of the course should be smart, or digital, government that not only enables more efficient engagement between its personnel but also upgraded contact with the people, including value-generating services. Internal Engagement. External Engagement.

Creating Compelling Challenges

HunchBuzz

Challenges are the way you guide the discussion with compelling questions to get people engaged and thinking. They can take many forms - seeking ideas, feedback, cross-collaboration, awareness raising, or encouraging employee engagement. There is an art to creating compelling challenges that engage users and generate ideas. Challenges are questions or conversation starters for your community to provide ideas and feedback on.

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

This year, we celebrated our client’s success in several categories, including: Best Employee Engagement. Best Employee Engagement. The award for Best Employee Engagement looks at clients who have created a robust reward and recognition program, and have increased employee engagement and participation across their innovation campaigns and challenges. The award for Best Employee Engagement went to Pfizer!

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

This year, we celebrated our client’s success in several categories, including: Best Employee Engagement. Best Employee Engagement. The award for Best Employee Engagement looks at clients who have created a robust reward and recognition program, and have increased employee engagement and participation across their innovation campaigns and challenges. The award for Best Employee Engagement went to Pfizer!