Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai

Leading automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor America launched its BIG (Better Idea Generator) campaign – driven by Qmarkets innovation management software.

Fountain Valley, California, October 15th, 2018- Hyundai Motor America has rolled out the Big Idea Generator (BIG) campaign as part of an annual drive to tap into the innovative potential within their organization. This 12-month campaign incentivizes participants to contribute innovative ideas that have potential to impact the company’s key strategic priorities in positive ways.

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Gil Castillo, Senior Group Manager, Advanced Vehicle Strategy of Hyundai Motor America

At the start of the program, all employees are encouraged to submit their ideas through the Qmarkets system that will help solve a core set of business challenges.  These ideas are then published to the entire organization, which then votes and selects the most promising ones.  The top ideas are further developed and evaluated by executives.

Hyundai Motor America chose to employ the flex edition of Qmarkets’ flagship Q-ideate platform for this project. The company utilized the best-practice functionality of the system to generate ideas from their employees.

“We wanted to give our teams a simple, accessible, and engaging way to submit their ideas,” said Gil Castillo, Senior Group Manager, Advanced Vehicle Strategy of Hyundai Motor America. “But it was also important for us to choose a system that could be reconfigured to match our established workflow format, and Qmarkets represented the right solution.”

“Having the opportunity to help Hyundai amplify innovation is a privilege” said Michael Stilger, Qmarkets’ Co-founder. “We’re extremely pleased that yet another leading global automotive company has chosen to drive corporate innovation with Qmarkets.”

About Hyundai Motor America

Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell. Hyundai’s technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs and alternative-powered electric and fuel cell vehicles is backed by Hyundai Assurance—our promise to deliver peace of mind to our customers. Hyundai vehicles are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide and the majority sold in the U.S. are built at U.S. manufacturing facilities, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

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Hyundai HQ in Fountain Valley, California

About Qmarkets

As an established leader on 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, Phillip 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.

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Mr. Elliott Wilkins

Marketing Manager, Qmarkets

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