Driving COVID-19 employee engagement with idea management

Sarah Williams Blog

Communication and engagement with employees are an essential part of business at any time. The benefits of an engaged workforce include improved employee retention and loyalty, a happier and more motivated workforce and better general well-being. Most observers feel that employee engagement is a key pillar of the future of work. Perceptions of what exactly is meant by ‘the future …

Empower-workforce-blog

Idea management – driving workforce empowerment and bottom-up innovation

Andrea Goodkind Blog

Tracking and measuring results – any innovation programme, whether bottom-up or otherwise, needs to be tracked and measured effectively. An organisation should put in place targets, totals and outputs, so it can understand the metrics and make refinements and enhancements to the innovation programme where necessary. An idea management platform can make reporting on innovation simple. Smart software can track …

The Importance of Celebrating Success

wazoku Blog

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?

News_thumbnail_future

Stop Measuring Engagement and Engage

wazoku News

If we spent less time measuring how engaged our employees are, we could spend more time simply engaging them. The statement might seem obvious, but reality is never quite so simple. There are plenty of reports, such as the State of the Global Workforce, telling us that employees are not only ‘not engaged’ but in many instances are actively disengaged. …

Don’t let economic uncertainty hamper innovation

wazoku News

In the relatively early stages of the year, businesses are looking to evaluate their strategies in a time of economic and political uncertainty. In the last few months it would appear that uncertainty has become the new norm. Events like Brexit, the US presidential election and the fluctuation of Sterling, among others, are encouraging an atmosphere of doubt and indecision for …

Wazoku_Blog_Thumbnail

What the internet gets wrong about idea management software

wazoku Blog

Recently I came across an article in a popular tech publication, listing the best idea management software in the market. I was disappointed in reading it, mostly because it became apparent that the concept of what idea management software actually is, still seems to be a bit confusing. Idea management software isn’t just: An intranet A social media platform Mind mapping …

Wazoku_Blog_Thumbnail

Everyday Innovation is the way of the future

wazoku Blog

The Guardian recently published an article titled “Workplace structures”, – included in a larger piece titled “Five Ways Work Will Change in the Future” – analysing the shift in the workplace paradigm from the rigid corporate ladder to what is now known as the corporate lattice. The concept of the corporate ladder needs no introduction, surely but this other idea …