Exago unleashes the force of ideas through an ideation workshop

Exago

Because we know how powerful collaborative innovation can be, the Exago team took part in an ideation workshop to align ideas for the next evolution of our organisation’s roadmap. Playfully named ‘The Force Awakens’, the aim of the ideation session was to unleash the force of our people’s ideas in order to find the best […]. The post Exago unleashes the force of ideas through an ideation workshop appeared first on Exago.

4 Reasons Why Defining Goals is Critical to Successful Ideation Challenges

Planview Spigit

Defining goals is critical to running successful ideation challenges. I’ve been working with several ideation program managers recently to launch their first crowdsourcing challenge and noticed that many try to bypass the step of defining goals. At Spigit, we help some of the most successful companies in the world drive their innovation agenda and create cultures of innovation through ideation.

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

A speaker series can feature subject matter experts who are passionate about a variety of topics, including creativity, ideation, culture, innovation leadership etc. Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation?

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

A speaker series can feature subject matter experts who are passionate about a variety of topics, including creativity, ideation, culture, innovation leadership etc. Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation?

Internal Crowdsourcing vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

Co-authored by Lale Kesebi at Spigit customer Li & Fung (watch her awesome presentation at Ignite here to get inspired ), I recommend it to anyone considering doing ideation with an internal crowd. What is an ideation challenge or community?

Internal vs. External Crowdsourcing: How to Determine the Best Solution

Planview Spigit

Co-authored by Lale Kesebi at Spigit customer Li & Fung (watch her awesome presentation at Ignite here to get inspired ), I recommend it to anyone considering doing ideation with an internal crowd. What is an ideation challenge or community?

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector

Innovation in Practice

As a way to reframe problems, ideate solutions, and iterate toward better answers, design thinking is already well established in the commercial world. Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them.

Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

Planview Spigit

During the ideation and collaboration phase, Premera received a high volume of feedback as employees merged ideas to build better ideas with their peers. “We

Develop Your Annual Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

Obviously, you’ll want to allocate resources based on your product roadmap, but don’t forget to look beyond it. The different stages that you’ll encounter include: Ideate: collecting ideas from your source community.

Four Steps for the successful Implementation of a holistic Innovation Management

ITONICS

We differentiate between Innovation Management Frameworks, Trend/Technology/Startup Management Frameworks and Roadmapping Frameworks. Ideation tools enable companies to plan and control targeted idea campaigns and to integrate the relevant idea generators independent of time and place.

Why Is Innovation Important

Planview Spigit

When innovation becomes part of your company’s culture, it generates sustained ideation by inspiring employees to become more engaged and invested in your company’s success. Research and development can produce some extraordinary advancements that never make it to a roadmap. Over the years we have exhausted the term “innovation.” How many times have you heard “innovate or die” or read articles about how to create a culture of innovation?

How the Kindling Team Uses Idea Management

KindlingApp

We even have a Customer-Requested Features Category, where customers can contribute directly to our feature pipeline, commenting and voting on the features that are most relevant to them and gaining insight into our roadmap. For Account Management, this adds a lot of value: we can better understand which customers are healthy and engaged in the product, we can quicker feedback to customers and a closed feedback loop, and easily set expectations about the product roadmap.

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

One key to Pfizer’s ability to generate impressive employee engagement – nearly 80% of its 90,000 employee workforce have participated across 200+ ideation challenges – has been its worldwide network of 250 employees, better known as champions. The network of champions – each is trained in the practice of crowdsourced ideation – has helped drive adoption for the company’s innovation program by being advocates in the various business units.

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

One key to Pfizer’s ability to generate impressive employee engagement – nearly 80% of its 90,000 employee workforce have participated across 200+ ideation challenges – has been its worldwide network of 250 employees, better known as champions. The network of champions – each is trained in the practice of crowdsourced ideation – has helped drive adoption for the company’s innovation program by being advocates in the various business units.

How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical. To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions.

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Retail innovation: Trends, challenges and opportunities

hackerearth

Open up ideation and collaborate with diverse sets of people. Ideate, create prototypes, and conduct trials. Develop a roadmap and build a strong business case.

Every Digital Transformation needs a water carrier

The Future Shapers

In order to be able to draw that unique picture and determine the roadmap and plan that will deliver the prizes you seek I would recommend going through a detailed discovery and audit. As Tuck Business School’s Chris Trimble and Vijay Govindarajan aptly reminded us a few years ago, execution is just as important as ‘ideation’, yet the execution side of the equation rarely gets equal footing. Every Digital Transformation and innovation needs a water carrier.

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

There’s an evolutionary aspect to the way in which platforms have developed, moving from simple support for ideation to creating a robust innovation infrastructure within and even beyond the organisation. It features all the dimensions that inform and guide ‘change roadmap’ development.

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Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Through ideation sessions using techniques such as hackathons that can take an idea to a proof of concept, which will clear the path for innovations. roadmapping, portfolio management, idea management). Is a product/portfolio roadmap chalked out for the future?

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

Firstly, processes to validate assumptions so that decisions can be made based on facts (And not the identity of the ideator). Based on the assessments we provide clear recommendations and roadmaps for improving companies innovation credentials.

Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

I am not claiming ideas from outside, roadmapping, technology search, idea relating are new in themselves, it just has not been CONNECTED as it can be now – that is the new part.

The power of agile innovation

Wazoku

So, opening up innovation in terms of ideation and validation reduces time required to incubate and refine ideas and solutions, then when using minimum viable product and prototyping techniques, you reduce the wastage time in terms of ideas that aren’t fit for purpose.

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Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Through ideation sessions using techniques such as hackathons that can take an idea to a proof of concept, which will clear the path for innovations. roadmapping, portfolio management, idea management). Is a product/portfolio roadmap chalked out for the future?

Choosing the right innovation approach for your business

hackerearth

Ideation. Brainstorming, idea jams, live framed challenges, mind mapping, hackathons, and brain writing are examples of ideation techniques. Tools that a firm uses to initiate ideation internally can also be applied to external stakeholders. Help in the ideation phase.

Why take an industry-agnostic approach to innovation

David Marks

Firstly, processes to validate assumptions so that decisions can be made based on facts (And not the identity of the ideator). Based on the assessments we provide clear recommendations and roadmaps for improving companies innovation credentials.

Why use hackathon management software

hackerearth

Innovate by providing a platform to ideate and collaborate on interesting products, solutions, and processes. Here it completely depends on understanding the final solution and how it integrates into the company's roadmap.

Release of The Complete Guide to Business Innovation Volume 1-5

Innovation 360 Group

This approach provides an iterative, evidence-based assessment to serve as the roadmap for future investments. Part III: A Complete Innovation System from Ideation to Governance. Today we officially launched the release date of the new book series “The Complete guide to Business Innovation Volume 1-5” and the first volume “How to Assess and Measure Business Innovation”. The first volume will be on the market Sep 30 2017, and the coming books launched between Q4/2017 and Q2/2018.

Why use hackathon management software

hackerearth

Innovate by providing a platform to ideate and collaborate on interesting products, solutions, and processes. Here it completely depends on understanding the final solution and how it integrates into the company's roadmap.

Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

There’s an evolutionary aspect to the way in which platforms have developed, moving from simple support for ideation to creating a robust innovation infrastructure within and even beyond the organisation. Setting The Scene.

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Release of The Complete Guide to Business Innovation Volume 1-5

Innovation 360

This approach provides an iterative, evidence-based assessment to serve as the roadmap for future investments. Part III: A Complete Innovation System from Ideation to Governance.

7 Habits of Highly Innovative Companies

ITONICS

For this very reason, Intel constructed a space called Innovation Open Lab in Ireland to develop and smooth open research, ideation and overall innovation in the company. Innovation. It is the lifeblood of our global economy, a survival skill and a strategic priority for any company worldwide.

Five Things You Should Measure about Your Innovation System

The Inovo Group

The key conclusion of the study is: “The key variable that we identified across all the companies in our analysis is the ideation rate, which we define as the number of ideas approved by management divided by the total number of active users in the system.”.

The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

Design managers who responded complained that too often they were brought in too late to the process, were left out of the loop on strategic planning, or were not adequately exposed to the product roadmap. “No Some informants raised concerns about product owners or developers thinking of design only in very tactical terms and not recognizing the value that UX brings to the product ideation process. Invite them to participate in early strategy and product ideation sessions.

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Hackathons—HR’s best friend

hackerearth

What you need to know is that none of these tools were a part of the plan or roadmap. Trying to find an example of the “walking a thin line” idiom is easy. Think of HR managers who have to align company goals and employee satisfaction!

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Broadly speaking, discovery refers to the theme identification phase, i.e. discovering what to focus on; ideation refers to sourcing ideas for problem statements, and execution refers to the creation of a proof of concept and a market-ready product. (To Understanding Innovation Management.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Broadly speaking, discovery refers to the theme identification phase, i.e. discovering what to focus on; ideation refers to sourcing ideas for problem statements, and execution refers to the creation of a proof of concept and a market-ready product. (To Understanding Innovation Management.

How ITONICS’ customers practice trend and technology management

ITONICS

In the following interview, Dr. Carolin Durst, Scientific Director and Ideator from the very start, will answer questions and explain the uniqueness of ITONICS’ digital innovation management in the world. Having a good instinct for new trends can be worth a fortune for companies.