What is Better for Innovation? Small Ideas vs. Big Ideas

Bigger and brighter ideaDo you want your employees to come up with a “breakthrough” idea, one that will be a game-changer for your organization?

It probably won’t immediately come in the form of just one big idea. Ideas focused on solving day-to-day workplace complications make up the first steps of large-scale innovation. [Read more…]

How Kraft Foods Continuously Innovates with an Idea Management System

Hot Homemade Chocolate PuddingWhat is co-creation, and how can it improve innovation in your organization?

Kraft Foods innovates using “co-creation” with their customers, which involves an ongoing dialogue between the two about what improvements Kraft can make. This practice has led to new ideas, packaging guidance, and insights into cooking habits. So, how does it work?

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How to Make Your Idea Management System More Transparent

Wiping WindshieldIs your idea management system transparent to your organization?

Having a transparent idea management system is a necessary step for it to be successful. Your employees should understand what the idea management system is, how to use it, and how the system is going to benefit your organization.

Read on to learn why a transparent idea management system is important and how you can make your organization’s system more transparent… [Read more…]

Idea Management Systems: How to Escape the Fatal Flaw

Boom Pop ArtDid you know there is one fatal flaw that can cause your idea management system to self-destruct?

Yup, it’s true. And, unfortunately, many organizations suffer from it.

What is this common flaw, you ask?

Here’s the short answer: Relying on extrinsic motivators.

Extrinsic motivators are dangerously easy to implement. That’s why many organizations try to use them. Don’t fall into the trap!

You might be wondering why extrinsic motivators are such a big deal. Let’s find out why… [Read more…]

5 Ways an Idea Management System Can Benefit Your Organization

Man with IdeaCapture ideas from your employees effectively with an idea management system.

With an idea management system, you can help your organization build a systematic innovation management process. But an idea management system comes with a lot more benefits than just managing innovation. Below are five ways an idea management system can improve and benefit your organization…

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