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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network turns to Wazoku to capture the innovations to transform health in the West Midlands

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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) has selected Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, as it looks to increase and share innovation across the NHS and in doing so, improve the long-term health in the region. WMAHSN previously operated Meridian, a pioneering interactive innovation health exchange for academia, industry, health and care providers and commissioners and the public. Participants …

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Bournemouth University launches SPEED, part of a European funded project (Interreg 2 Seas) that aims to transform port logistics

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3 December 2019 – Bournemouth University is using Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, to power the stakeholder engagement in the SPEED project, a major initiative that looks to gather and develop the ideas that will transform port logistics across Western Europe.

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Idea management – driving workforce empowerment and bottom-up innovation

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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 …

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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?

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

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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 …

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10 Steps from idea generation to implementation

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Every successfully implemented idea/product is a result of a long and painstakingly supervised innovation process. While principles and methods of idea development are universal for all industries, there is no strict rule regarding the steps from idea generation to implementation. Here is a list of 10 steps that follow the idea management process from idea generation to implementation. 1. Idea …

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Idea Spotlight – new features!

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Wazoku is proud to announce the launch of quite a few new Idea Spotlight features! Here’s a quick summary of what’s new and improved: Enhanced Interface The enhanced interface offers an easier way to view content across Challenges, Ideas and Idea Spaces. Now, all content is categorised into corresponding tabs, including tabs for overviews, ideas, evaluations, tasks, outcomes and analytics. …