Forrester Wave Report Q1 2020

The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

Louise Leone News

Forrester Reveals The 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management “Wazoku has a differentiating vision for idea sharing and innovation collaboration.” Wazoku featured as one of the 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management in  “The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020”. In February 2020, Forrester published the 2020 Forrest Wave, a review of the global Innovation Management sector. …

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 …

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The Architecture of Innovation

David Larkins Blog

Architecture is a fine balance of creativity and reality. That is, Architects must be creative within the constraints which they live. Applying that concept to building an innovation framework within your organisation is no different. Understanding your environment and resources is crucial when determining what will work well and how far you can push the boundaries. Going too “weird” may …

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The 7 Worst – And Most Common – Mistakes in Idea Management

wazoku Blog

We’ve helped companies completely transform themselves through idea management, but for many businesses it’s still a new concept, and a hard thing to get right. Idea management is the process of generating, collating, analysing and implementing ideas that solve real business problems, as part of a wider innovation strategy. These ideas are essential for driving growth, securing a foothold in …

5 Tips for keeping employee’s suggestions flowing

wazoku Blog

Employee engagement is in the order of the day, now more than ever and companies are trying a wide variety of tools and techniques to ensure staff is connected, contributing ideas and spurring innovation on. Unfortunately, there are too many cases in which the initial enthusiasm around a new initiative just ends up fizzling out and the end up tools …

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On Employee Engagement – can it be improved?

wazoku Blog

Recently we have come across an article on “Department of Finance”, where the author Ethan Macey posits that it’s impossible to consistently increase employee engagement. He says that the engagement you get is from employees who would always be engaged, regardless of any activities an organisation puts out there to increase it. Everyone else is and always will be hopelessly …