Forrester Wave Report Q1 2020

The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

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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. …


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 …

The innovation cocktail – underestimate the challenge at your peril

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We asked our partner, Tim Westall, Co-founder of April Strategy, to share practical insights that would be useful to organisations juststarting out or already running ambitious innovation programmes. We also framed the interview with a couple of more philosophical questions and received very honest and fun answers to both. Read on and enjoy the interview… 1. What will the world …

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‘We need the next Ice Bucket Challenge’

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The Guardian recently published an interesting piece on how viral campaigns can actually be hurtful for the majority of charities out there. The reasons appointed for this are very simple: For the past 12 months the mantra “We need to do the next Ice Bucket Challenge” has been bandied about in meetings between senior managers and their heads of digital. …


The business of innovation

wazoku Blog

I think it’s a good idea to not take yourself too seriously. Perhaps this can be extended into business?  I think so. I found this today: “What’s the opposite of innovation?,” the joke begins. A tart punchline quickly follows: “Innovation consultants.” I often think that throughout human history, innovation and creativity has just naturally happened. You need a tool, you …


Change vs Innovation

wazoku Blog

Have you ever wondered whether every change inside your organisation is an innovation or not? There is some sort of uncertainty around the two concepts and quite often change and innovation are used improperly. Every innovation entails change, but not every change involves innovation: not every time your company is managing change is dealing with innovation. Surprised? Here is the …