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.

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 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.

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?”.

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.

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

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.

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. Secondly, if open innovation has gone way beyond a one to many relationships into a many to many then does the reliance on single entity software provision makes sense?

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. The Idea Cycle. Ideas need to be refined.

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

Why innovation needs management

Exago

Ideas aren't rare, but they are often lost for various reasons. Managing innovation is crucial so that valuable ideas are not only generated and recognised, but actually come to life to help overcome business challenges and enhance business performance.

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. Innovation Management

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

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. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

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

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.

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. Three horizons as distinct playgrounds for innovation intiatives.

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.

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.

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.

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. Innovative Ideas are universal. Too often, great ideas are left unsaid or not recognized.

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. Every company with products also knows that there are far more ideas for improvement than can be implemented.

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

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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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.

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. Blog Exago Software idea management software

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. It also allowed the customer experience team to collect feedback on existing ideas right away.

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

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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. Blog articles Idea Management Innovation Management interview Simon Hill video Wazok

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 performance

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. So what is Idea Management? The idea itself. What is Innovation Management?

Innovation Management and Unlocking Your Inner Child

InnovationManagement

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

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.

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. So how does a communication plan support idea management? What Is Idea Management All About Anyway?

The 7 stages of NPD and how to effectively manage product innovation

Exago

NPD typically comprises 7 stages, from the initial idea through to its introduction on the market, and can be aligned with good idea management practices. The post The 7 stages of NPD and how to effectively manage product innovation appeared first on Exago.

How police forces can benefit from an idea management platform

Idea Drop

Forces need to do much more to manage the performance of individuals. Put simply, there needs to be a way of capturing the input and ideas from all staff across the policing industry. This is where an idea management platform, such as Idea Drop, can help.

Why choose an innovation management software?

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Today’s companies seem forced to manage uncertainty in their day-to-day activity and search for extraordinary solutions, calling upon innovation and all other resources available to drive them forward. It is what we call collaborative innovation. appeared first on innovators.

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.

Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms

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To stay on top, established organisations need to stimulate innovation. The post Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms appeared first on Innovation Management.

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. Marketing Manager, Qmarkets.

4 Signs It’s Time to Hire an Innovation Management Consultant

IdeaScale

Innovation management consulting has emerged as a profession as businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations have started prioritizing innovation. Innovation management consultants help organizations establish innovation programs and keep innovation on track.