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Wazoku Sponsors Crowdsourcing Week

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Wazoku is sponsoring Crowdsourcing Week, an upcoming event on October 3rd, 2013 in London. Crowdsourcing Week helps organizations become more involved in an increasingly open, connected, and socially productive society. The week will be about how crowdsourcing can address the needs of today’s leaders to bring about meaningful change. Their goal is to get everyone thinking about collaborating with their stakeholders …

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Wazoku is Part of London’s Emerging Tech Hub

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LondonLovesBusiness has recently published an article talking about why Shoreditch is quickly losing it’s foothold as the Tech Hub in London. Our CEO, Simon Hill, was quoted discussing the reasons for establishing Wazoku in Shepherd’s Bush/White City with FIG Village: Idea management start-up Wazoku is another Shepherd’s Bush-based company that thinks that Shoreditch is a victim of its own branding.“[Shoreditch] …

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Wazoku on Enterprise Apps

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Our CEO Simon Hill has recently been interviewed on Enterprise Apps: In its January 2013 assessment of Idea Spotlight, analysts at Gartner note: “Customer references commented positively on the ability to capture business ideas from a large number of individuals and to collate and coordinate feedback and responses on these ideas from many sources.” Wazoku looks to have potential, then …

IET Launches Idea Spotlight

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We’ve had a bit of coverage recently on how The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is now using Idea Spotlight: The Institution of Engineering and Technology has turned to idea management firm Wazoku to increase engagement among its membership by capturing, discussing and sharing ideas. Many its 150,000 members have not been as involved in shaping the organisation as …

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BBC iCreate on The Network

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We’ve had some more coverage of our work with BBC on their iCreate solution by The Network: “Our new iCreate platform is central to this new approach to idea gathering,” she says. “With Wazoku’s Idea Spotlight technology, users can submit programming ideas of their own in response to challenges we set, which get discussed, debated and developed as appropriate.” Although …

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iCreate Gets First Commission

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We’re proud to witness BBC’s first strand commission utilising iCreate, the Spotlight idea management solution we’ve customised for use specifically for the BBC: Myers introduced Walker and Churchill to the Factual Formats Lab for development work necessary to secure the commission. Walker, who is BBC Bristol editor of learning, described his experience of BBC iCreate as a place where “ideas …

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Success of iCreate

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We’ve had a few more stories pop up about our work with BBC on their new ideas platform for television, radio, etc. called iCreate. Whatever emerges, [Pat] Younge is right to point out that hours should be only one measure of success. He has done much to motivate and champion a vast department that has dominated awards but rarely feels …

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More on BBC iCreate

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A few more stories about our work in launching have been published. One on Televisual: The BBC is to use crowd-sourcing technology to help its in house production staff to suggest and develop programme ideas. The BBC’s in-house Production department has partnered up with idea management firm, Wazoku, to launch the new system called iCreate, which allows BBC Production employees …