Tag: idea management

A Look at the Idea Management Technology Landscape

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There may have been a time – a decade or two ago – when businesses could look at innovation as optional, but everything has changed since then. Today the question is not whether to innovate, but how to do so as efficiently as possible. At the same time, however, companies know they can’t transform in ways that leave … Continued

Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them

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Brainstorming is the beginning of idea management, but only the beginning. To keep the momentum going, idea management needs to clear away hurdles you may unintentionally put in the way. “Whose Job Is It?” Ideas need people to refine and implement them, but who that should be isn’t necessarily immediately clear. There are some people … Continued

Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch

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How do you measure the intangible? This is a particular struggle for innovation departments and committees launching an idea management system, who often need to come up with KPIs and metrics to explain what they’re doing and how it benefits the company. Here’s how to find the right way to measure the  ROI of launching … Continued

Selling A Rejected Idea Back to Them: The SoulMUCH Story


Companies come to IdeaScale for a number of reasons. One of the reasons that they want a software solution to collect employee ideas is because they’re afraid that they’ll miss a great idea that comes from someone in their workforce. Of course, this means that a company needs to have the capability to recognize and … Continued

How to Build Careers with Innovation

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There are a number of ways that participating in or administrating an innovation program can help build your career. If you’re wondering how to build careers with innovation, look to these three IdeaScale examples. Your Great Idea is Recognized! Marketer, Brian Stearns, suggested a new product idea that generated millions of dollars in sales during … Continued