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Lewisham Council is Crowdsourcing Staff for Money-Saving Ideas

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Lewisham Council is using Idea Spotlight to generate and capture ideas from its staff. Lewisham needs to save £95m over the next four years and it is turning to its employees for innovative and game-changing ideas.  “To say that finding such cost savings will be a major challenge is an understatement and to achieve such demanding financial targets we will …

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Idea Management Software Boosts Collaboration – Financial Times

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The FT has just published an article by Jane Bird on how idea management software is being adopted by an increasing number of organisations globally.  The article features Wazoku and explains why one of our major clients, Aviva, is using Idea Spotlight to power and facilitate its Customer Cup, a global internal competition. Idea Spotlight is particularly helpful for Aviva because of its flexibility and …

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The Guardian Small Business Leader of the Year

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Our CEO, Simon Hill, has been nominated for The Guardian Small Business Leader of the Year. The Guardian is looking to crown the small business leader of the year as part of its Small Business Showcase competition. The judges selected three stand-out nominations from the dozens received. You can vote for Simon here.

This Week’s News

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There has been quite a lot going on at Wazoku this week as we released news on our funding, our plans for expansion and development and announced a new key addition to our management team – former Huddle VP Jon Landau. Have a look at what the UK and US press have been saying in these different articles: TechCrunch – Idea …

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A great idea with a great future – confidence high as Wazoku takes its growth financing to £1.25m

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London-based B2B firm raises expansion capital and attracts former Huddle VP as Chief Operating Officer to continue impressive growth. 03 April 2014 – Idea management firm Wazoku has completed a new funding round, taking its total growth financing to £1.25m. The investment will allow Wazoku to accelerate product development and drive further growth into new markets. The company has also …

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Smarter Working: Wazoku – The Guardian

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Wazoku is featured in the Guardian’s Small Business Showcase. Simon Hill explains how crowdsourcing ideas within the team has helped us to communicate and work more efficiently: “By sharing and discussing ideas within our team, we are able to tap into that collective wisdom and improve the business in a number of areas.” Read the full article.

Hackney Council is Using Idea Spotlight to Help Improve the Lives of Young People

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Find out how Hackney Council is using Idea Spotlight to crowdsource ideas and suggestions to help improve the lives of young people in the London Borough. “The aspirations, achievements and well being of young people in Hackney is our number one priority and we are looking to all of our Young Hackney staff for those ideas for workforce development and …