4 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Innovation Program


You’ve done the groundwork for creating a successful innovation program. You’ve learned what mistakes to avoid , and even moved forward with adopting innovation management software like Spigit to enable innovation in a way that’s valuable and repeatable.

Why do innovation programs fail


It is the failure to innovate that led to its “demise.”. In other words, it is because sometimes innovation strategies fail to produce products/ services that the customers want. Which brings us to the question, “Why do innovation programs fail?”. Innovation advocate.

Idea to Impact: The Maturity of Innovation Programs


The main premise of the article was to shed a light on an important aspect of ideation and innovation programs: impact. The challenge I see is the inability to move beyond generating ideas to generating impact — and for innovation departments to be able to track their ideas from incubation to impact.” At the end of the day, innovation leaders are measured on how impactful their innovation programs are on the business.

Measuring Innovation Program Success: 3 Lessons from Bechtel


Measuring the success of an innovation program is a critical step in determining the impact it has on a company’s bottom line. But how do you know if your innovation program is delivering value? It was moderated by Spigit’s VP of Innovation Strategy, Maggie Riad, who spends a lot of her time speaking with clients about measuring the success of their programs. They launch frequent ideation challenges throughout a given year.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. In response, even the largest, most established firms have prioritized creating a culture of innovation in order to thrive in the coming. is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions.

6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program


Engaging the “crowd” at scale in your innovation initiative has been proven to fundamentally transform companies. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. But what’s the secret to creating and sustaining a successful innovation program?

Why Measuring the Value of Your Innovation Program from Day One is Important


Every year Spigit conducts its “ State of Crowdsourced Innovation ” customer study to better understand how our customers build and manage their innovation programs. One of the key findings from this research is that a significant shift occurs at around the three-year mark of having an innovation program. This shift centers around measurement of program value. What ideas do we have in our innovation pipeline?

Challenge Deployment Toolkit: A Strategic Approach to Scaling Innovation Program Engagement


One popular New Year’s Resolution is getting fit – so here at Spigit, we wanted to share with you a series about how to get “Innovation Fit” in 2018 to ensure your innovation program is set up for success. When we think about ideation as a business discipline , there’s one topic that’s important to talk about when it comes to the value a company derives from an innovation program: scale. All great things to target in your innovation program as well.

How to design your own innovation accelerator: a checklist

Board of Innovation

I decided to write a post to give you some insights on how we designed our latest accelerator program and what we learned from it. We recently finished an exciting dragons’ den of an innovation accelerator program for Owens-Illinois (O-I).

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Hackathons – 3 tips for getting started quickly


Now, corporations are lining up to use them as a means of developing ideas and driving engagement around innovation programs. In fact, several audience members from our recent 8 programs of engagement webinar expressed hesitation about hackathons.

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Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

INNOVATION. REPORT Methodology Spigit’s 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report. innovation program for over three years, and 36 percent. two years as part of their overall program. innovation by looking at programs established for three.

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software


When establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact. To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software. In their report, dubbed The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven By Spigit , Forrester reveals their findings.

How to Launch an Effective Innovation Program

Tata Consultancy

Innovation is much more than just ideation. To be an innovator, your organization needs to build on the new and novel ideas you generate to realize their expected benefits. Rapid, iterative experimentation and monetization – the often overlooked ‘back-end of innovation’ – can help you convert interesting concepts into useful innovations. Just as a startup goes through different stages of growth, we’ve observed innovation programs do the same.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways


Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. Innovation Labs Can Inspire New Ideas.

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How to Build Careers with Innovation


There are a number of ways that participating in or administrating an innovation program can help build your career. If you’re wondering how to build careers with innovation, look to these three IdeaScale examples. How else has innovation built the careers of others?

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

INNOVATION A RIGOROUS, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF. CORPORATE INNOVATION CULTURES Is there a best way for companies to innovate successfully? innovation practices at these companies. opportunity to treat innovation as a. ideas into innovations that make a difference.

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success


Recently, Spigit CTO James Gardner shared some of his expert tips on using crowdsourcing software to build your innovation pipeline. But according to Gardner, you should be wary of staunching the flow too soon — especially if backing off on ideation is a result of feeling overwhelmed. Innovation is so often tied to never-before-seen ideas and inventions that it can be difficult to pull back from the grand picture and look for ways to innovate on a smaller scale.

IM Award Lessons: Know Your Innovation Audience


This year, Amway won the Innovation Management award for best innovation engagement strategy. So we asked Amway a few questions about their program and here’s what they had to say: IdeaScale : Why is innovation vital to your organization?

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide


Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Do you love it when the things you care about (like ideation and presents) come together as one? Try these stellar innovation books, all under $20.

Imaginatik Releases Innovation Central Spring 2018 to Drive Front-Line Engagement


New mobile experience makes ideation easy for employees across the enterprise. Innovation leaders understand the importance of engaging employees throughout the enterprise. Most employees are very busy – running programs, fighting fires, and delivering results every day.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

INNOVATION Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works by Dylan Minor, Paul Brook, and Josh Bernoff OCTOBER 09, 2017 UPDATED OCTOBER 09, 2017 JUAN DÍAZ-FAES FOR HBR Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions. ect ideation, we identi?ed

It’s a BatMobile! It’s a Pod Racer! It’s…the Polaris Slingshot (A Tale of Crowdsourcing Success)


They’ve all conceptualized cutting-edge, one-of-a-kind vehicles built for power and speed, featuring elegant aerodynamic properties and the latest in automobile innovation. In our newest case study, the team at Polaris shares: How they took their innovation program from manual and time-consuming to turbocharged and automatic. How Spigit helped them make the process of ideation to execution 80% faster.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation


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.

Feature Friday: Scaling Evaluations


In a recent Forbes interview, Garry Lyons, CIO of MasterCard, shared his team’s mantra: “ Innovation without execution is only ideation.” This is an apt principle for a CIO’s team because it states the goal of any innovation initiative: to narrow your idea pipeline into a strong core of implementable ideas. Features Innovation Program

Successful Innovation Means Finding Time to Make Decisions


In the comments on Kindling’s blog post “ When Does Creativity Become Innovation? many members of some of our favorite LinkedIn innovation groups echoed the same sentiment: “Anybody can have ideas, but managing them effectively—that’s where innovation happens.”. Creativity is coming up with multiple ideas to solve an issue, whereas Innovation is the one which becomes a commercially viable [idea] of value”. Innovation is making that idea useful or taking it to market.”.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

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Why Is Structure Important in Innovation?


Why is an innovation program better for idea management than a suggestion box or an Excel spreadsheet? Structuring innovation means building the foundation for idea submission. Around which topics will people innovate? Building an innovation program means thinking about each of these elements of structure–who, what, and how–before idea submission even begins. Can’t we just jump into ideation? Innovation Program

How the Kindling Team Uses Idea Management


When we say "ideas," we don't just mean major new product concepts or earth-shaking strategy innovations—Kindling is useful for managing ideas on any scale and from a huge array of sources. Our content team uses a Kindling Category as a means to develop and relate various pitches for blog posts , and if necessary, to move them into Best Practices or Let's Talk Innovation settings. Features Innovation Program

Different Ideas Emerge From Different Doing

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Programs Based On Best Practices are Doomed to Mediocrity. Things I’ve heard recently from c-suite executives about their own innovation programs: “Floundering and ineffective, if I’m honest.”

Invest in Innovation Skill Building

Gregg Fraley

Invest in Your Innovation Capacity. I thought by this year in history (2016) everyone in the business world would have a clue as to how to do ideation (aka brainstorming) properly. I don’t understand why more companies don’t invest in building innovation capacity.

Training is an Innovation Accelerant II

Gregg Fraley

Do You Wish To Accelerate Innovation? When I step into a room to facilitate an innovation, strategy, or idea generation session I always find a great deal of energy. Here are details regarding innovation courses you can attend in the near future, Denver, August 28 – 31.

5 Ways to Fail at Innovation


Most innovators are optimists. Yet, within corporations, innovation programs are fragile things. Large portions of the organization view the innovation team as a foreign entity. Innovation programs thrive on processes and metrics that don’t mesh easily with the core.

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Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15


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. Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work.

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2018 Innovation Learning Priorities


This year, we were somewhat surprised at the top three study priorities that innovators are focused on, but it’s also what you can expect to learn about at Open Nation 2018. Innovation Metrics and ROI. The post 2018 Innovation Learning Priorities appeared first on IdeaScale.

Starting with a Great Strategy


More and more these days, great organizations are employing innovation programs. While deciding to incorporate an innovation program may be an easy decision, deciding the structure and strategy surrounding that program can be more difficult.

Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16


Welcome to the first 2016 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. A New Blueprint for Collaborative Innovation. TEDx Berkeley: The Art of Innovation.