Origin Story: How IdeaScale Grew from a Simple Idea to a Leading Idea Management Company

IdeaScale

Want a place to share ideas that will help you achieve global innovation? IdeaScale provides this space with a cloud idea management platform that has helped businesses and customers connect in a way that is truly engaging. The Idea behind IdeaScale.

The 3 Most Common Questions about Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

Here are the three most common questions about idea management software that I encounter each day: 1. A typical enterprise on board takes four weeks (although the community itself can be up and running in just a few clicks). We encourage them to project into the future to consider their plan for executing on ideas. The post The 3 Most Common Questions about Idea Management Software appeared first on IdeaScale. I’ve been with IdeaScale since 2011.

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How to look beyond product innovation in medium enterprises

Exago

One of the most common myths when leading idea management in medium enterprises is that you should strongly focus efforts on product innovation, as the ultimate goal is to have the next big thing. The post How to look beyond product innovation in medium enterprises appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights initiative-success innovation management medium enterprises product innovation

Innovation in Media – Renowned Swiss Publishing House Launches Qmarkets’ Idea Management Platform After Successful Pilot

Qmarkets

Somedia – one of the largest media companies in Switzerland – have selected Qmarkets’ idea management platform to crowdsource ideas from their employees. This would lead to employees becoming frustrated and less likely to share ideas in the future.

Wazoku extends its enterprise innovation offering with Jira intergration

Wazoku

Idea management integration with Atlassian’s Jira Cloud allows users to join the dots between innovation and project delivery London, United Kingdom. Users can connect their Jira projects directly to their Wazoku challenges (the Wazoku term for an innovation call for ideas).

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. Idea management is the process of generating, collating, analysing and implementing ideas that solve real business problems, as part of a wider innovation strategy. Effective development and implementation of meaningful ideas will empower businesses to improve quality, while reducing costs.

How Has Idea Management Changed Since IdeaScale Launched?

IdeaScale

The questions ranged across a variety of subjects like how we hired our first few team members to our thoughts about the future of innovation management. But some of the questions made us think how has idea management changed since we launched? Looking backwards made us think of same major milestones about where innovation management software has been (and where it might be going)… So what’s changed? Later Stage Idea Development.

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. Tel-Aviv, Israel, 16th July 2019 – G2 Crowd recently published its Summer 2019 Idea Management Grid Report. Qmarkets Continues to Push the Boundaries of Innovation Management. Marketing Manager, Qmarkets.

Innovate, Adapt, Overcome: How to Beat a Recession with Idea Management & Continuous Improvement

Qmarkets

However, by developing an innovation strategy that anticipates a downturn, you can help your enterprise weather the storm and even uncover lucrative ways to gain a competitive edge. During the 2008 financial meltdown, the coffee shop giant launched its “My Starbucks Idea” platform.

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

Qmarkets

Tel Aviv, 23rd January, 2020 – FeaturedCustomers recently released their Winter 2020 Idea Management Software Customer Success Report. FeaturedCustomers evaluated all Idea Management Software companies on its platform for possible inclusion in the report.

What’s the ROI of an idea management platform? Can you put a figure on it?

Wazoku

Taking this back to idea management, Do you know the business value of implemented ideas? They can be a series of small and incremental ideas, customer-centric ideas designed to improve the customer experience or big and disruptive ideas opening new markets or sectors. Are you currently using a spreadsheet, email inbox, social enterprise network (e.g. Yammer or intranet) or something else to manage ideas within your business?

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. G2 has recently released its Spring 2020 Report for Idea Management. Utilizing advanced algorithms, the report aggregates data from user reviews, social networks, and other online sources – making it an ideal resource for enterprise customers looking to find the best idea management tool for their unique needs.

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

Qmarkets

Albert Einstein once said “Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?” As we sometimes tell our clients at Qmarkets, the key to overcoming a challenge or formulating a new idea, is often simply finding a new way to look at the problem.

Schindler Announces Successful Nationwide Deployment of Qmarkets Idea Management Platform

Qmarkets

Schindler has partnered with idea and innovation management software company Qmarkets to leverage the collective intelligence of their German workforce. BERLIN, June 7th, 2018 – Schindler, a leading global manufacturer of escalators, elevators, and moving walkways, has invited 4,000 employees from across Germany to participate in a collaborative idea and innovation management process using Qmarkets’ award winning collective intelligence software.

Don’t let great ideas escape with the new Exago Smart app

Exago

Marking quite a challenging year for businesses worldwide, we at Exago are thrilled to launch the new Exago Smart enterprise innovation app to mobilise people to find solutions together. The post Don’t let great ideas escape with the new Exago Smart app appeared first on Exago.

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. CIMdata recently published this report, eZassi participated in the report findings, providing insight, commentary, discovery and suggestions to aide in guiding enterprise organizations with connecting the dots of enterprise innovation management (EIM).

The Creative Process And How Idea Management Solutions Fit In

Qmarkets

And most people know that innovation is more than just an idea. Innovation means having a new concept which is an answer for a need or a solution to a problem, and successfully transforming the idea into a solution which will lead to market success. But there are a lot of different opinions on the questions of whether creativity can be forced, and if large companies can grow ideas. How can a crowd based idea management software enrich the creative process?

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. Tel-Aviv, Israel, 16th July 2019 – G2 Crowd recently published its Summer 2019 Idea Management Grid Report. Qmarkets Continues to Push the Boundaries of Innovation Management. Marketing Manager, Qmarkets.

The Creative Process And How Idea Management Solutions Fit In

Qmarkets

And most people know that innovation is more than just an idea. Innovation means having a new concept which is an answer for a need or a solution to a problem, and successfully transforming the idea into a solution which will lead to market success. But there are a lot of different opinions on the questions of whether creativity can be forced, and if large companies can grow ideas. How can a crowd based idea management software enrich the creative process?

Keeping Score: What’s the Right Scorecard for Your Idea Management Campaign?

Qmarkets

When running an idea management campaign, one of the most crucial steps is the expert evaluation stage. Without properly scoring the relevant ideas, focus may be put on ideas which are either impractical or which require too many resources to develop, instead of on ideas which can provide a positive ROI. The specification process of an innovation management system includes making numerous decisions, both large and small.

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

Qmarkets

Let’s take a closer look at the ways Qmarkets’ latest product release will help you gain more control over your innovation management system. You can’t manage what you can’t measure’ is an aphorism that rings true regardless of your industry or company size. While previously, all ideas were visible to all users at every stage of the workflow, this can now be controlled to a precise degree. Automated Idea & State Progression Features.

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

With the new version, the Exago enterprise-grade solution becomes available in nine language options, enabling over a million people worldwide to share ideas and insights and contribute to their company’s innovation and business goals. Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software innovation management software upgrade

Rules of enterprise innovation

hackerearth

These is a reason why in some companies, such as Facebook and Google, even interns come up with ideas that are rolled out to millions of users. These companies understand that good idea can come from anywhere. Identify good ideas, discard bad ideas, compartmentalize incremental and transformational ideas, select the best, and execute. Is unlike your organization structure and allows the idea of an entry-level employee to be heard by the top-level management.

Keeping Score: What’s the Right Scorecard for Your Idea Management Campaign?

Qmarkets

When running an idea management campaign, one of the most crucial steps is the expert evaluation stage. Without properly scoring the relevant ideas, focus may be put on ideas which are either impractical or which require too many resources to develop, instead of on ideas which can provide a positive ROI. The specification process of an innovation management system includes making numerous decisions, both large and small.

Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software

Exago

In partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development, the multinational Unilever has pledged £40 million to support social enterprises through the joint initiative TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation management software. Blog Clients' success stories Software idea management software open-innovation

Barrier Buster: Clearing the Way for Breakthrough Ideas

IdeaScale

Often, managers are required to play the role of a barrier buster to ensure the team’s creativity delivers bottom line results for the business. Adjusting policies, procedures, and organization practices to facilitate new idea implementation. Innovation leaders help new ideas mature and create paths of least resistance so projects can navigate the political, economic, and cultural obstacles. Idea champions are rarely recognized and rewarded for their efforts.

The Innovation 'Function'

Imaginatik

“Innovation” is often discussed in terms of the “idea” as the product and the formation of that idea as somehow unique and ineffable …. In that vision of the “innovation funnel” the idea is at the end… the goal. True innovation practitioners are focused not only on the idea, but also on the “value(s)” of the innovation function that can be realized by the organization: revenue, stakeholder engagement, personnel insight, etc.

Making Innovation More of a Science And Less of an Art

InnovationManagement

Column & Opinion best practice enterprise innovation event failure idea management innovation standardization innovation strategy lean model research science startupOne of the greatest challenges facing innovation professionals is to find the right approach to a given innovation problem. Whether that’s instilling the innovation mojo in a large corporation or simply helping teams become more innovative, the ways to do this seem to be more of an art than a science.

Diamonds in the Rough – How To Discover More Innovative Business Ideas For Your Enterprise

Qmarkets

Whether you optimize your business, strive to win new customers, invent the latest product, or simply try to innovate – ideas help. Have you got symptoms of idea bla-bla? Many people dream of the next big idea – but only of this big and winning one. Ideas are a powerful tool.

Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme

Wazoku

Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme Latest international expansion for idea management firm targets the rapidly growing innovation market in Latin America London, United Kingdom.

Wazoku raises £2.5M to expand global reach for idea management platform

Wazoku

London-based SaaS eyes global expansion and product enhancement, as demand for idea management set to reach £1.17bn by 2022. 2 May 2019 – Idea management firm Wazoku has announced that it has raised £2.5M, led by Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist, Calculus Capital and backed by existing investors. All organisations need to innovate, solve problems and generate new ideas to meet their objectives.

The Pirate Approach to Innovation Leadership: How Thinking Like a Buccaneer Can Create Value for Your Enterprise

Qmarkets

The following are just a few of the admirable (and legal) corsair qualities that will foster greater innovation leadership and drive real value to your enterprise. This means anticipating opportunities before they arise by constantly being aware of changing consumer demands, emergent trends , and the capabilities of the enterprise. Despite being members of often tightly-managed crews, pirates were known for their fierce independence.

5 Practical Ways For Creating a Successful Innovation Program

Acuvate

Large enterprises are trying various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships. Forrester claims that 53% of global services decision-makers said they are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. Staffing an innovation team to develop strategy, managing, and initiating innovation programs will give a lead start to the program.

The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

Wazoku

Forrester Reveals The 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management “Wazoku has a differentiating vision for idea sharing and innovation collaboration.” In February 2020, Forrester published the 2020 Forrest Wave, a review of the global Innovation Management sector.

The Pirate Approach to Innovation Leadership: How Thinking Like a Buccaneer Can Create Value for Your Enterprise

Qmarkets

The following are just a few of the admirable (and legal) corsair qualities that will foster greater innovation leadership and drive real value to your enterprise. This means anticipating opportunities before they arise by constantly being aware of changing consumer demands, emergent trends , and the capabilities of the enterprise. Despite being members of often tightly-managed crews, pirates were known for their fierce independence.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a sound potential to compliment or simply become your principal source of turning concepts and challenges into solid ideas that do have an impact. It certainly has its place alongside the reliance on simply internally generated ideas but crowdsourcing needs to be well understood and have its own process to work through. Millions of people, connected by the internet, are contributing ideas and information to projects big and small.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing does have a sound potential to compliment or simply become your principal source of turning concepts and challenges into solid ideas that do have an impact. It certainly has its place alongside the reliance on simply internally generated ideas but crowdsourcing needs to be well understood and have its own process to work through. Millions of people, connected by the internet, are contributing ideas and information to projects big and small.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.29.16

Planview Spigit

As Michael Schrage states, “Enterprise innovation conversations seem to be shifting more from the ‘how’ to the ‘who.’ Who it’s from: The Innovation Enterprise. If his start in financial services taught him anything, it’s that crowdsourcing innovation is the most effective way to discover new ideas and make them a reality.

Top 8 Digital Workplace Trends for 2019

Acuvate

In this blog, we’re going to preview digital workplace trends that are going to have the most impact on enterprises this year. At this moment, the enterprise world is buzzing with new technological advancements influencing employee engagement and experience in the workplace. Enterprise architecture and innovation leaders have to identify the use cases to realize the potential AI can bring in. Learn More: The role of chatbots in intelligent enterprise automation.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.22.16

Planview Spigit

Who it’s from: Innovation Enterprise. The skinny: Through unexpected collaborations, companies can use each other’s strengths to bring new innovative ideas to life. Who it’s from: Innovation Enterprise. The skinny: What is idea management (IM) software? 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.

What You Need to Know About Idea Software

Planview Spigit

What is idea software? Idea software, often referred to as idea management software, is a powerful solution that you can use to ask for, collect, analyze, and track ideas from diverse groups of people, also called a “crowd.” For businesses, this typically means employees, but many companies also use it to solicit and vet new ideas from their customers and partners, too. Idea management software can help your business: Invent new products and services.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16

Planview Spigit

Curious about the global enterprise gamification market in 2015 – 2019? Who it’s from: Innovation Enterprise. Innovation crowdsourced innovation crowdsourcing crowdsourcing ideas crowdsourcing software idea management idea management software ideation innovation links innovation management innovation management software john geyer links metlife progressive insurance Spigit spigit innovation spigit software

Understanding the 5Vs of Big Data

Acuvate

Due to the data explosion caused to digital and social media, data is rapidly being produced in such large chunks, it has become challenging for enterprises to store and process it using conventional methods of business intelligence and analytics. Enterprises must implement modern business intelligence tools to effectively capture, store and process such unprecendented amount of data in real-time.