Process Excellence with Suggestion Software

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There are a lot of huge benefits to utilising a crowd to accomplish a task. In terms of funding, the ability to raise a large amount of money with small donations from a number of people has already proven effective. Suggestion software is essentially crowdsourcing for ideas, but idea management takes it a step further. With idea management, you don’t …

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What is ‘Process Excellence’?

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Many companies search for suggestion software in order to harness the best ideas from their employees, but one of the major selling points we give our clients about idea management is that it’s not just about harnessing the best ideas. It’s also about what we call process excellence. Process excellence is somewhat self explanatory. It’s primarily about small improvements that …

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What is the innovation process?

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A lot of our current potential clients are identifying the pain points of needing to collect ideas and manage them for the purposes of business development, stakeholder management, and process improvement. Most of these pain points break down to the question: ‘What is the innovation process?’ Online idea management makes that innovation process a lot easier and saves time. Below …

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Charities and Innovation Management

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While there are many challenges facing the charities sector including problems with cuts and the economic crisis, one of the largest obstacles they face is generating innovative ideas for fundraising. Writing for HW & Fisher, Andy Rich argues, “Amid all the uncertainty surrounding cuts, the one thing that is certain is that fundraising techniques will have to evolve — and …

Idea Management System Comparison

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Comparing the features if different idea management systems can be difficult, not only because these features can be adaptable, but also because one feature may combine many functions that can’t be directly comparable to another. Although Gartner’s done a Who’s Who in Innovation Management Technology report which does contain some feature comparison, at a whopping $995, many don’t have the …

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Idea Management Software for Government

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While the buzz word “innovation” may seem particularly applicable to young, start-up companies or large, pioneering organisations like Apple, idea management software is just as applicable for governments as it is for corporations. In fact, there are many reasons that governments should definitely incorporate an innovation process into their operations. Here are the most compelling reasons for governments to adopt …

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Three Ways To Pitch Idea Generation Software

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Pitching new innovative ideas can sometimes be enough of a challenge. As Innovation Excellence recently pointed out, there are quite often strong “antibodies” against change within companies. Pitching idea management software to leadership could be a task of it’s own. But here are three strong reasons to implement idea management software into your company: Use an existing problem. One of …

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Idea Generation Software? Not Quite.

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Companies and entrepreneurs are always looking for the best way get generate good ideas. StartupsUK recently wrote an article about how some of the best ideas for startups come from travel, Inc features the best industries to start up in to inspire that initial spark, and Forbes writes about how to rediscover your creative side. All around companies want to …

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Why Idea Management Software Outperforms Surveys

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Often in order to cut corners, businesses will consider using other software or other solutions as a replacement for an idea management system. We’ve already previously addressed why forums are ineffective for gathering ideas from employees and this week we’re going to address the major issues with surveys within the retail sectors as a tool for gathering ideas from customers. …