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Discover the Next Generation of Idea and Innovation Management…
Learning from the Best… From multinational automotive manufacturers to high-tech medical organizations, at Qmarkets we’ve now helped hundreds of leading companies across the globe to achieve astounding and innovative results. One of the most important parts of this process is listening to the feedback...
Qmarkets’ CEO Noam Danon Interviewed by Leading Tech Writer
Noam Danon, CEO & founder of Qmarkets, was interviewed last week on the latest episode of the “Technology Blog Writer” podcast by host & author Neil C. Hughes. Noam was the latest guest on a long list of illustrious CEOs, experts, academics and celebrities...
Innovation SOP: Does Effective Leadership Lead to Effective Crowd-sourcing?
Qmarkets’ Innovation Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): In this series, we will present different guidelines on how to bring innovation theory to practice. This week, we take a look at Innovation Leadership – how has the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) evolved into the Chief Innovation Officer (CINO), and how important is leadership in the age of crowdsourcing anyway? The ongoing digital transformation has now affected every corner of enterprise business. The role of the Chief Information Officer is no exception, with many studies showing that the focus of this role is creeping every towards innovation rather than information. Technology infrastructure...
Innovation SOP: How Chief Innovation Officers Can Develop Trust Between Work Teams
Qmarkets’ Innovation Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): In this series, we will present different guidelines on how to bring innovation theory to practice. This week, we take a look at Trust Development – how to successfully develop trust among your employees, but more importantly, between the employees and the Chief Innovation Officer. One of the biggest factors for successful innovation within enterprises is increased collaboration. Breaking down barriers and building trust is vital for free-flowing innovation and process improvement. As many Chief Innovation Officers have discovered, however, forging positive bonds between individuals and teams is not as easy as it sounds. In the...
Total’s Open Innovation Journey – How Partnership with Qmarkets Upgraded its Approachability and Accessibility
When Total, a global energy company that serves more than 4 million end-customers per day, was looking for a new Open Innovation (OI) solution in 2015, they turned to Morgan Ohayon, who became instrumental in choosing and implementing the Qmarkets innovation platform at both the...
Innovation SOP: Driving Corporate Innovation by Bettering Employee Engagement
Qmarkets’ Innovation Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): In this series, we will present different guidelines on how to bring innovation theory to practice. This week, we take a look at Employee Engagement – the benefits of employee engagement and how to successfully create employee engagement...
Keeping Score: What’s the Right Scorecard for Your Idea Management Campaign?
When running an idea management campaign, one of the most crucial steps is the expert evaluation stage. Without properly scoring the relevant ideas, focus may be put on ideas which are either impractical or which require too many resources to develop, instead of on ideas which...
Qmarkets & Amer Sports – An Innovative Partnership that Created Unprecedented Employee Engagement
From mobile innovation solutions to analog internal marketing, gamification, and employee meeting spaces, read our case study to learn all about Amer Sports’ approach to innovation today. Who Are Amer Sports? Amer Sports is a large, international, Nasdaq-Helsinki-listed sporting goods company with both B2B and...
Innovation Inspiration – Driving Sustainability at Ford, ESB, and Solvay
Whether it’s air pollution, water pollution, or even climate change, the major sustainability issues facing the world and its citizens are topics that every business should feel a sense of ownership and responsibility towards resolving. And with global warming showing no signs of abating (last year was the hottest since 1880 according to data from NASA and NOAA, and this year is on track to be the hottest ever), companies have no time to spare in the all-consuming quest to develop innovative solutions for humanity’s many shared challenges. Qmarkets works on an ongoing basis with hundreds of the world’s...
Your Employees Want to be Heard. Are you Listening?
The modern generation has bred a new and unusual workforce. In 2017, the ever-connected millennial expects to be an active influencer in every aspect of life. From reviewing products to circadian social media interactions with friends, the modern person has a voice, and they demand it to be heard. This notion has trickled into the workplace – employees want to be involved in top-level processes, and with just a click of a button. And if you don’t give them this opportunity, your employee satisfaction rates will plummet, not to mention, you’ll miss out on a valuable chance to learn...
Why Your Company Needs To Forget the Past in Order to Create a Brighter Future
How Kodak Failed To Navigate Digital Disruption In Spite Of Investing In It When thinking about the challenges of disruptive innovation – one of the most commonly cited examples is Kodak’s failure to capitalize on it’s dominance during the shift from analogue to digital. However,...
Bridging the Gap between Large Innovation Centers and Small Design Teams
Innovation centers have captured significant attention in recent years for their role as formalized institutions for driving innovation within large businesses. Digital design teams are their natural counterpart, driving innovation on a more personal level. They are almost a perfect match, but there are some large differences...

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