Defining Idea Management

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While some individuals are well versed in idea management as a concept, sometimes we find that we have to explain what the concept means and once individuals understand the problem, the solution makes perfect sense. Ideas and inspiration in their raw formats are difficult to control and manage. They come to us at any point in time and don’t always …

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Custom Processes for Custom Companies

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It’s important not just to gather ideas, but also to have a way of getting those ideas to cross the finish line. The problem a lot of companies and organisations face is that their method of getting ideas to the is unique to them – and why shouldn’t it be? Every company has their own individual process and their own …

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Public Sector: The Answers May Not Be Within Your Organisation

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Crowdsourcing and co-creation are very much of the moment topics. When considering innovation and ideation within the context of crowdsourcing and co-creation, you start to enter a world of significant opportunity and complexity. In this third post on open innovation within the public sector, we will explore the emerging concept of crowdsourcing.   Open innovation in its purest sense is …

Fresh Ideas in the Public Sector

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Innovation within the public sector can be complex and challenging. We understand that attitudes are changing within the public sector to focus more on innovation efforts. We’re going to be publishing a series of blogs on public sector innovation as well as hosting a webinar we’d love to see you attend if you’d like to learn more. As an innovation service provider …

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Crowdsourcing Software and Innovation

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According to the Financial Express, “PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey suggests that CEOs are looking for new ways to stimulate demand and foster customer loyalty. They also aim to keep their R&D costs down and make the innovation process more efficient”. For this reason, CEOs and CIOs are putting more emphasis on innovating in order to remain competitive. Crowdsourcing …

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Three Reasons Innovation Management Software Works for Governments

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Governments are facing multiple issues and challenges currently, including a need to interact with their constituencies in order to find the best solutions for problems. The methods that governments have used to gather feedback, such as opinion polls or town hall meetings, not only take a lot of time, but don’t necessarily allow for viewing new ideas in the best …

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Empathy Before Innovation

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When some of our clients begin looking for innovation management software, they often already have an idea of what it is they want and how they want to use it. Part of our job to ensure our clients’ success is to shake up their presumptions about innovation while at the same time, understanding what their needs and issues are. We …

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Innovation Management: An Organisation’s Lifeblood

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Many companies are concerned with being able to assess the value of what an idea management system would bring to them. The value of ideas is something that we have proven through our discussion of process excellence, but specific numbers are sometimes difficult to access. Primarily, it depends on the sector, the company, the employees, the clients, the stakeholders, and …

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Innovation in Sport

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On first glance, a football team may seem like the least likely targets as idea software customers, especially since most of their work is done out on a field, not behind a computer. But our approach to idea management, is based on the theory of Kaizen, or continuous improvement, something that companies like Toyota also use to improve their factories. …

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3 Tips for Productive Idea Software

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Idea software provides a platform for companies to find the best ways to solve problems within their business and continue to innovate to remain competitive. For the past few days, we’ve been hearing from potential clients that they seek to enhance their productivity and stay focused, which idea management can help do, so long as the right approach is taken. …