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Unlocking Potential with an Innovation Pilot – 6 Reasons for SMEs to use Idea Management Tools
Typically innovation management is seen as the domain of large organisations who can afford to invest a lot of time and effort into pushing forward a company-wide initiative. While previously this may have been the case, smaller organisations are now discovering that they have got...
6 KPIs of Innovation Management Solutions
There are certain benefits to innovation software that are difficult to measure, and others that are quite obvious. This blog post will discuss the innovation KPI (Key Performance Indicator) examples for calculating the success of an idea management platform at 6 key stages within...
Need an Ah-Ha Moment? Why Crowd-Sourcing Can Mimic That Individual Flash of Brilliance
  Eureka!  When we have a problem, this is the ‘Ah Ha’ moment that we all hope for. A flash of brilliance that saves the day, the project, or even our job! Going back to Archimedes, innovation is replete with examples of this somewhat mysterious, but extremely useful event. For example, one of Einstein’s key insights in developing special relativity came to him during a discussion with a friend over coffee, and Kekule’s insight into the structure of benzene came to him in a dream. At first glance, these may seem to be examples of insight coming from nowhere....
And the Oscar goes to…Prediction Markets – Harnessing Collective Intelligence to Anticipate Success
Once again the power of Prediction Markets was displayed last week, as it correctly predicted 19 out of the 24 winners at the 2015 Oscar awards; an accuracy level of 79%. This blog that tracked the predictions of 18 pundits, found that only three pundits got 19 or more correct, with almost 80% of the pundits making less than 18 correct predictions. This is compelling evidence for the argument that harnessing collective intelligence can be more accurate than expert opinion, at least when it comes to the Academy Awards. Prediction Markets are speculative markets that are created with the...
Welcome to the Qmarkets Blog – Gain Cutting-Edge Insights from the Innovation Experts
We’re excited to welcome you to the official Qmarkets blog! Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of readily-applicable tips and insights for maximising the effectiveness of your innovation management strategy. Our articles are contributed by our own team, as well as a variety of...

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