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Wazoku makes two senior hires as the idea management scaleup prepares itself for further growth in 2020

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Idea management scaleup Wazoku has made two new senior hires, as the company readies itself for further growth in 2020. Kathryn Layland joins as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) based in Wazoku’s London HQ, while Alex Butucea arrives as Wazoku’s new Director of Software Engineering, in the company’s Bristol office.  Layland has held senior global revenue positions with several AdTech solution providers and has experience of growing and scaling SaaS businesses on an international basis, including setting …

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Wazoku Announces Winter 2019 Product Release

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Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Winter 2019 product release with features designed to equip organisations with better visibility into the value of their ideas and their innovation pipeline. “Managing truly effective and impactful innovation can be like directing a complex orchestra with many moving parts. You need to get the right people involved, through the right ways, …

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Ministry of Defence selects Wazoku to improve innovation

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New platform looks to build on previous innovation successes by increasing staff engagement and the volume of ideas UK Central Government department, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, to drive digital innovation and idea management across its entire network: The Royal Navy, British Army,  the Royal Air Force, Joint Forces Command and Defence …

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Wazoku Announces Winter 2019 Product Release

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Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Winter 2019 product release full of features and tools to save administrators time and support innovation at scale across organisations. “More and more organisations use idea management across the business for a wide range of use cases, from improving existing products & services and internal processes, to managing change & transformation projects …

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Wazoku are proud to join Upscale 4.0

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A study by the World Economic Forum found that whilst not all start-ups make it big, the ones that do greatly impact society by means of new technology, services and increased employment. It is a true honour for Wazoku to have been selected as one of a cohort of 30 companies in Upscale 4.0. We join some great companies in …

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From Global to Local: Aligning SDGs with your Business Goals

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A sustainable focus for 2019 The Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an action taken by the United Nations and the world to address global challenges related to poverty, inequality, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. The 17 SDGs are all interconnected, and, as a global initiative, it’s up to local businesses to drive change. Every initiative counts and every …

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An Innovative Culture: Define It, Cultivate It and Use It to Enable Transformation

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A culture of innovation is more than a buzzword. Many organisations struggle to first define what makes a culture innovative, let alone build an innovative culture. If these mark the beginning of the journey, how do you then take the innovative culture you’ve put so much effort into building, cultivate it for sustainability and use it to drive business transformation?

We’re Featured In The Open Assembly Quarterly

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Wazoku was featured in Open Assembly‘s quarterly report, The State of Crowdsourcing. Get the report to learn: Simon Hill, CEO and Founder, Wazoku, shares, “Every organisation has an army of potential innovators at its disposal—not only its staff, but customers, partners, and suppliers. Engaging them in a meaningful way may be challenging, but this crowdsourcing journey poses an exciting opportunity …

The Importance of Celebrating Success

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When an organisation develops an innovation strategy, it must communicate it clearly across the entire organisation, commit to practicing innovation and make it safe to innovate. Generating, collating, analysing and implementing ideas successfully – as part of a wider innovation strategy, calls for celebration and recognition of your triumph in innovation. Why is it so important to celebrate success?

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Wazoku Announces Autumn 2018 Product Release

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London, United Kingdom – 18 October 2018 – Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Autumn 2018 product release, focused on driving engagement across the platform. Our Autumn release includes many features and enhancements designed to enable our global customer base to further embed idea management across their entire organisation and broader ecosystem. This release incorporates machine learning and …