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Managing Change and Innovation: The Past, Present, and Future of 180° Business Transformations

With so much disruptive innovation happening so fast, it has become less and less rare for companies to be formed around a service or product that defines them for their lifetime. In almost every industry, the possibility of pivoting or even shifting the entire business model has become more real and mainstream. As increased consumer awareness transforms markets and government...

Keeping Score: What’s the Right Innovation Scoring Method for Your Ideation 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 can provide a positive ROI. The question that arises when I discuss this with my clients...

How Dallas is Blossoming Into the Most Innovative City in the South

With almost 1.3 million residents, Dallas is in fact home to more than 40,000 newly started businesses every year, boasting nine accelerator programs and 11 incubators within its municipal limits. However, Dallas is also home to over 20 innovative Fortune 500 companies, including Exon, Wal-Mart, and AT&T, with giants Toyota and FedEx also moving their corporate headquarters to the area...

The 5 Ideation Archetypes – How You Can Benefit From Strategic Innovation Roles

In a perfect crowdsourcing world, a corporate executive will simply ask employees to suggest their best ideas and wait for the groundbreaking, ROI building, and fully-actionable ideas to roll in from all corners of the company. Every suggestion is easy to understand and build upon, all participate positively, and a new era of ideation descends upon your organization. . The reality,...

Expert Q&A: Michael Stilger on Performance Excellence and the Continuous Improvement Process

Qmarkets’ SVP of Global Solutions, Michael Stilger, will be leading an innovation ideas session at the 2016 Business Performance Excellence summit, San Francisco, at 17:00 on the 27th of September. In anticipation of this event, we gave Michael the opportunity to share his thoughts on performance excellence, the continuous improvement process, and specifically what we can expect from Qmarkets at BPE 2016....

Majority Rules: Idea Evaluation Criteria & Voting Methods for Efficient Innovation Management

Continuing our series of posts from Qmarkets’ experts, Elio Boton,VP of R&D at Qmarkets, borrows from his experience in designing and implementing various voting methods into the Qmarkets innovation management platform to discuss voting – the importance of voting, how votes constitute an important set of idea evaluation criteria, why you need to implement voting into your Innovation Management platform,...

Who’s Afraid of Innovation Management? – How to take a small step towards innovation, and a giant leap for your company

With crowdsourced innovation now a proven profit maker – many companies are rushing to initiate innovation programs and deploy innovation management platforms. Despite the success of these systems, however, many senior managers are still wary of them. This post will offer a few tips to help you get started with your very first innovation management project. The journey of a thousand...

Aiming High: Qmarkets’ Innovation in R&D Journey Towards Improved Idea Management Solutions

Albert Einstein once said “Why is it I always get my best ideas while shaving?” Unfortunately this is one of the few conundrums which he was unable to provide an answer to, but if I had to theorize, I would posit that it is an issue of perspective. As we sometimes tell our clients at Qmarkets, the key to overcoming...

Delivering Innovation: 5 Insider Tips to Streamline your Innovation Software Implementation Process

Our experts talk innovation – Qmarkets’ employees discuss their personal experiences and provide tips and best practices for the successful deployment of Innovation Management systems: Some will say that there are no bad ideas, only bad adaptation from idea into reality. My name is Joel Ben Nescher, and I’m a Project Manager in the software delivery team at Qmarkets. During my time here at...

Innovation from the Innovation Nation – Israel

As the CEO and founder of Qmarkets I have spoken to many organisations all over the world about the potential benefits of utilizing Idea and Innovation Management. Most of the time, the people I meet are unsurprised to discover that Qmarkets is based in Israel, however every now and then I will encounter a person or business who is hesitant to...

Carrot vs Cash – How to Make Your Innovation Incentive Program Addictive

Let’s face it, taking a large group of somber and sensible employees and transforming them into a highly imaginative group of visionaries is challenging. There’s no magic bullet when it comes to ensuring all your employees super creative and innovative. However, having a well-run innovation incentive program in place can help make the task of engaging employees much easier –...

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