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4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

Employees Creativity

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The downside of using this model is that buy-in from other departments may be hard to achieve as the innovation department may seem out of touch … Continued

Engaging People in Innovation

Engaging People in Innovation

Engaging people in innovation is at the heart of what we do at IdeaScale. No innovation program succeeds if they’re not constantly working to increase the number of new ideas in their community, the amount of conversation and collaboration that can happen in the comments, refinement and beyond, or generating new interest so that new … Continued

What Does a Chief Innovation Officer Do?

What does a chief innovation officer do?

We continue to see more and more Chief Innovation Officers at the enterprise level. In this survey from 2015, researchers report that 43% of large companies have some sort of top innovation executive in place, which was up from 33% in 2011. But what does a Chief Innovation Officer do? Well, here are a few … Continued

Key Takeaways from Open Nation 2017

Key Takeaways from Open Nation 2017

Last week was IdeaScale’s third annual Open Nation summit – our in-person user conference where innovation practitioners from all around the globe share their stories and best practices. It’s a great opportunity not just to learn from some of the leading innovators globally, but also a great chance to connect and have fun. In the next … Continued