Idea Management

From Wheels to Web: The Innovations That Made Us

Innovation! Without Pain There Is No Gain: Why is innovation so challenging? Thomas Edison underwent over 1,000 attempts before successfully inventing the light bulb. Visionaries like Karl Benz and Henry Ford dedicated over 20 years to inventing and reinventing, facing [...]

Qualities and Characteristics of an Innovator

Many people assume that if they don’t invent things and hold multiple patents, they aren’t very innovative. In reality, many inventors don’t have patents or products. Some innovators generate ideas, while others bring those ideas to reality. Ultimately, innovators [...]

A Look at the Idea Management Technology Landscape

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 [...]

Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them

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 [...]