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What Makes a Great Idea!?

what makes a great idea

Our CEO was recently interviewed by the San Francisco Business Times and asked a number of thought-provoking questions about innovation: what sorts of companies struggle with innovation, why is it hard to get an innovation program started, and more. But one of the questions that I found most interesting is trying to describe “what makes … Continued

Expanding Into New Markets? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Expanding into New Markets

Expanding into new markets can be a lucrative business move, but it’s one that should be taken with care. Before you so much as dip a toe into a new market, you need some idea management. New markets may be the lifeblood of any business, but business history is littered with companies that leaped into … Continued

9 Ways Bailey’s Irish Cream Can Help You Innovate

  It’s a cold, wet Spring, so let’s take a moment (and a sip or two?) to reflect on how great ideas become reality. Specifically, let’s consider the invention of Bailey’s Irish Cream and what it can teach us about idea management strategies that can support and amplify successful ideas. On December 3rd, 2007, Diageo announced … Continued

How to Boost Innovation by Recycling Existing Ideas

Recycling Existing Ideas

When it comes to innovation, businesses can often find it seemingly impossible to generate completely new ideas. In these early stages of product development, it can sometimes seem like all of the good ideas have already been taken. However, maybe we don’t need completely new ideas; simply a reinvention of an old classic. Mark Twain … Continued

Ideas by Women

Ideas by Women

It’s International Women’s Day and it’s definitely a favorite holiday here at IdeaScale. We are always looking for more ways to close the gender gap (paid family leave, equal pay, and employees at IdeaScale are encouraged to go leave work today and participate in International Women’s Day activities), but we wanted to take a moment … Continued