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Qmarkets Expand Benelux Presence Through Partnership with Pimcy Innovation & Portfolio Management
Qmarkets have partnered with Dutch innovation consultants, Pimcy Innovation & Portfolio Management, to offer a comprehensive enterprise innovation solution to companies in the Benelux region. Pimcy Innovation will assist organizations in delivering tailored innovation processes and practices using Qmarkets’ innovation management software.
Together, Pimcy and Qmarkets will offer clients an integrated flow of idea management, product development and lifecycle management, adding a strategic and tactical perspective to innovation portfolio management. Pimcy, who also specialize in improving standing innovation practices to provide a more structured and efficient approach to innovation management, will support clients in the Benelux region with the delivery of Qmarkets’ software.
The partnership started with Pimcy successfully supporting the implementation and management of the Qmarkets system at Barenburg, a global player in the field of grass and related products. With about 840 employees, active in more than 20 countries on six continents, Barenbrug is rightfully a global player.
“We’ve been very satisfied with the combined work of Qmarkets and Pimcy in launching our internal idea and project management program at Barenburg. We’re now starting to see some great results from this initiative”
“We’ve been very satisfied with the combined work of Qmarkets and Pimcy in launching our internal idea and project management program at Barenburg.” shared André Brand, member of the Board of Directors of Barenburg. “We’re introducing a global innovation framework to help and support our growth strategy. Therefore we deploy the framework gradually country by country, working in 6 different languages. We’re now starting to see some great results from this initiative.
Barenburg have seen great success from the Qmarkets and Pimcy partnership
Powering Innovation in Benelux
Pimcy will empower Qmarkets’ clients throughout Benelux region to unleash the innovation potential of their organization, employees, customers, and suppliers, by finding and implementing new ideas.
“We’ve been really impressed with the capabilities of the Qmarkets platform and the support in making it even better based on customers input , so I’m excited to formalize our partnership and help bring value to new and old customers alike” shares Joyce Oomen, Pimcy’s founder.
“Benelux is a unique and diverse region with a rich history when it comes to innovation.” said Qmarkets’ Head of Partnerships, Andrew Corbishley. “So it’s critical for us to utilize local partnerships like this to tailor our approach to the culture and requirements of our customers across all geographies and sectors.”
Pimcy Innovation & Portfolio Management helps organizations to build an innovation structure and ecosystem that actually promotes innovation. Our background is in innovation management, therefore we are not only able to develop tailored innovation processes and practices, but we can also provide innovation training and workshops. We specialize in translating and improving your standing innovation practices in a more structured and efficient approach using an innovation platform. To this, we add a strategical and tactical perspective on innovation portfolio management that will help you evolve from an innovation tunnel into an innovation funnel. Last but not least, we can make innovation measurable using innovation accounting.
Together with our clients, we build integrated flows of the idea management system, product development and life cycle management; Qmarkets is great for this. But note, this is just a means to an end. Our goal is always to unleash the innovative potential of an organization, its employees, its customers, its suppliers and to make a success of it by actually realizing and successfully implementing new ideas.
As an established leader in the idea and innovation management landscape, Qmarkets has developed a reputation over the last 10 years for delivering the most comprehensive crowdsourcing software solutions in the world. Recognized by leading analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, and Info-tech, Qmarkets offers unmatched technical and design flexibility to their extensive list of leading global clients, including Nestle, Ford, Lufthansa, Ab InBev, Philip Morris International, UniCredit, and many more.
Qmarkets’ software offering extends beyond innovation management to include products focusing on process improvement, continuous improvement and operational excellence; open innovation with customers and business partners; technology scouting for enterprise M&A opportunities; and digital employee engagement.