Five Reasons You Need Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

Idea management is about working together.?. It seems so simple; set out a box, some pencils and paper, and let people anonymously contribute ideas. Then comes a flood you can barely manage, or a drought as you struggle to get people to weigh in.

6 key dimensions to assess in an innovation management software

Exago

If you have been given the green light for an innovation management software that will arm you with the right tools for your innovation initiative, these 6 points will help you choose the optimum fit for your organisation.

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Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

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The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

Viima

Every new innovation, be it a product, a service, or an improvement, always starts from an idea. Innovation Idea Management Innovation Management Idea Management Software

6 Key Dimensions for Assessing Innovation Management Software

Rallying corporate support to find the best idea management software is enough of a battle on its own - but the process itself doesn't have to be. This guide was created to help you navigate the murky waters of innovation tools, aligning features and functionalities with the goals and requirements of your program.

Elevate the Customer Experience with Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

Idea management has become an integral part of customer experience. Now that companies are turning to customers for ideas when creating new products, they’re finding the landscape has changed. This competition is driven by the ideas gathered from the customers themselves, which make it possible for businesses to address specific needs. IdeaScale provides innovation management software that gives companies a platform for sharing ideas across the board.

3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software

Exago

If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”. These three questions, related to 3 key dimensions of any innovation management programme, should help. The post 3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software appeared first on Exago.

Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting

Exago

Innovation managers can, and should lend a hand to address this shared challenge. The post Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights business transformation collective intelligence engagement idea management software incremental-innovation innovation management innovation-priority strategy

Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting

Exago

Innovation managers can, and should lend a hand to address this shared challenge. The post Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights business transformation collective intelligence engagement idea management software incremental-innovation innovation management innovation-priority strategy

Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. This is lesson 10.

Does Your Idea Management Software Go the Distance?

IdeaScale

Ideas are more than brainstorming. We’ve all learned this, whether it’s that new hobby or a newly launched business, and it also applies to ideas. In the beginning stages, collecting ideas is easy. But does your idea management software help your team when the hill begins to slope upward? The Idea Cycle. The beginning of any innovation process is freeform, creative, and even fun. Ideas need to be refined.

11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you

Exago

From them to you, here are the 11 Lessons Learnt by true innovation managers. The post 11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation-results innovation-thoughts innovation-tips purpose

Idea Management Defined – The What, Why and How

Viima

As we’re in the business of helping our customers with both idea and innovation management, we get to discuss these topics quite extensively. Idea Management Innovation

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

As reiterated by Tim Kastelle in the previous post , it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both are equally important. This suggests following a dual approach for balanced corporate innovation management. In the following, I will outline a model that attempts to help organizations implement a dual approach to innovation management.

How To Improve Your Idea Management Process

Idea Drop

Idea management is an iterative process, which means it might take a few adjustments to make sure it’s working perfectly for your team. If you’re not sure what this is, or how to do it, you should check out our definitive guide to idea management. The post How To Improve Your Idea Management Process appeared first on Idea Drop | Idea Management Software. Innovation Management

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. Forrester also claims that 53% of global services decision-makers are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

The Future Shapers

Getting the best out of your idea management system (IMS) requires some planning and know-how, and a well thought through approach will definitely yield above average ROI. So, if you’re not sure where to start with idea management, asking your employees how they’d improve the current processes related to their own work is a brilliant way to do that. Every company with products also knows that there are far more ideas for improvement than can be implemented.

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. As employees experience the daily rush of churning the relative business outcome, there is a high likelihood of them coming up with an innovative solution in order to maximize their efficiency and add their bit to the organization overall growth. Innovative Ideas are universal.

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. I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today.

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. Noticeably, innovation is the buzzword in the success formula of these applications. Understanding innovation management. Read More: An Introduction to the Ultimate Idea Management Solution.

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

Exago

Exago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language. 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. The post Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago.

Watch the webinar: Supercharging innovation with an idea management process

Idea Drop

Join Idea Drop’s Charlie de Rusett and Jonny Fisher as they explore the fundamentals of idea management and the key steps to follow, whether you’re setting up your process for the first time, or trying to optimise an existing one for success. What you will learn: What idea management is and why it matters for […]. Idea Drop Innovation Management Webinar

Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool

Exago

You can save time and money by having your employees contribute ideas for the cost-cutting strategy, as well as cost-optimisation ideas that can transform and impact the company positively. Examples from our clients' innovation management programmes show just that. The post Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool appeared first on Exago.

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Lesson 11 from true innovation managers. This is your final goal

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 11 from true innovation managers. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation-journey innovation-results purpose

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important. Along with the case made in my previous post, this suggests following a dual approach to balanced corporate innovation management.

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.

3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program

IdeaScale

This trend has given rise to “ innovation management ,” a term that risks being ignored simply for how wonky it sounds. After all, can “innovation” ever really be managed? Create a destination for ideas.

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How Idea Management can Help Advance Workplace Neurodiversity

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The post How Idea Management can Help Advance Workplace Neurodiversity appeared first on Innovation Management. Awareness of neurodiversity has certainly increased over the past few years and workplaces are gradually becoming more accommodating and accepting of neurodiverse employees. But after years of neglect and of neurodiverse candidates being overlooked for roles for which they are inherently suited, there is still a lot of progress that needs to be made.

Getting idea management to work: Interview with Wazoku CEO Simon Hill

Improvides

In my latest exclusive interview, I speak to Simon Hill, voted Guardian Small Business Leader of the Year and CEO of Wazoku on what it takes to get idea management systems to actually deliver results. Originally published at Getting idea management to work: Interview with Wazoku CEO Simon Hill. Blog articles Idea Management Innovation Management interview Simon Hill video Wazoku

Introducing Idea Management Systems

HunchBuzz

Great ideas can’t be generated from management alone. Crowdsourcing ideas from employees, partners and customers is the best way to promote innovation from the bottom-up. HunchBuzz is a leader in Idea Management Systems (IMS). A study from 2016 showed that innovation functioned at over 80% inefficiency in most organizations. Essentially, using typical innovation methods, time and resources are spent on the wrong tasks. Times are changing.

Introducing Idea Management Systems

HunchBuzz

Great ideas can’t be generated from management alone. Crowdsourcing ideas from employees, partners and customers is the best way to promote innovation from the bottom-up. HunchBuzz is a leader in Idea Management Systems (IMS). A study from 2016 showed that innovation functioned at over 80% inefficiency in most organizations. Essentially, using typical innovation methods, time and resources are spent on the wrong tasks. Times are changing.

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.” Wazoku featured as one of the 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management in “The Forrester Wave : Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020”. In February 2020, Forrester published the 2020 Forrest Wave, a review of the global Innovation Management sector.

Exago featured in Gartner’s ‘Market Guide for Innovation Management’

Exago

Gartner’s 2016 ‘Market Guide for Innovation Management’ features Exago as one of the companies with more traction and visibility in the innovation management industry. The post Exago featured in Gartner’s ‘Market Guide for Innovation Management’ appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Exago Software idea management software

What Is Idea Management Anyway?

HunchBuzz

Her work had asked her, and her colleagues, to come up with some new ideas towards a project they had commissioned. When I mentioned ‘Idea Management’ to her, her eyes went blank. 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. So what is Idea Management? The idea itself. The suggestion box provided a platform to get ideas, but not to evolve them.

The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management

Exago

The post The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Insights engagement idea management software innovation management innovation-results

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

Qmarkets

The first idea challenge in this project seeks to collect suggestions from both employees and citizens to ‘co-produce’ safer communities. The Charleston Police Department is inviting everyone to take a look at the site and contribute by submitting ideas, comments, and votes.

3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier

IdeaScale

IdeaScale learns from all its best customers, but in our latest interview with Redwood Credit Union we learned three things that make innovation management easier: Pre-Populate Your Campaign. When RCU launched their first campaign that asked for ideas that would help improve the member experience, they seeded that campaign with ideas that they had received in the past. It also allowed the customer experience team to collect feedback on existing ideas right away.

The Resource We Give to Everyone Launching an Idea Management Program

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The post The Resource We Give to Everyone Launching an Idea Management Program appeared first on Innovation Management. Strategies community efficiency idea management infographic innovation advocate innovation resources innovation team leadership performanceOur customers are launching new campaigns every day. They’re solving problems related to process inefficiency, performance, sustainability, workplace environments, and beyond.

Innovation Management and Unlocking Your Inner Child

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As someone that has worked in innovation for much of their career, witnessing over the past few years how innovation and idea management has moved more centre-stage in the business world has been really gratifying. Creative Leadership

Exago offers innovation management software to fight COVID-19 and adapt to the “new normal”

Exago

Exago is making the Exago Start idea management platform available to NGOs and educational and research institutions to help combat the impacts of COVID-19. The post Exago offers innovation management software to fight COVID-19 and adapt to the “new normal” appeared first on Exago.

Create a Communications Plan for Idea Management

HunchBuzz

As part of our HunchBuzz offering, we are often asked on how to put together a Communications Plan when launching and maintaining an Idea Management Platform. Without clear communication, your ideas can be taken the wrong way and may cause failure in both the work you do, and the relationships you have with those around you. So how does a communication plan support idea management? So how do you create a communications plan for your Idea Management program?

How police forces can benefit from an idea management platform

Idea Drop

Since 2015, the overall policing budget has been protected in real terms, but not every force will benefit.” – BBC News (May 2017) Addressing performance management A key finding of the State of Policing 2017 report was that police leaders must improve on performance management, with the aim of empowering individuals in the workforce. Forces need to do much more to manage the performance of individuals. Business Leadership Innovation Management Innovation Strategy

6 Lessons from Our 2018 Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently announced the winners of our 2018 Innovation Management Awards. Queensland Police Service was recognized for Best Engagement Strategy, Covia won the award for Best Innovation Process, and the Transportation Research Board won for Best Innovation. Respond to Every Idea. Keeping people engaged meant responding to every idea by asking a general question to stimulate discussion. Workflows Can Help Tremendously when Prioritizing Ideas.