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The Practical Side of Crowdsourced Innovation

The practise of innovation as a business discipline has been firmly entrenched in many organisations. The discussion is no longer around whether it must be done, but more about how to ensure that an innovation programme is sustainable and successful. What does a successful innovation programme look like, how is it managed and what are

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2016 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A Spigit Multi-Industry Benchmark Study. “Innovation.” Alongside other big buzz phrases — including “Big Data” and “the Internet of Things”— innovation is on everyone’s tongues this year, from chief executives of long-established Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs launching tomorrow’s next big thing. But it’s not just a buzzword: 80 percent of innovation program managers report results to C-level executives

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Case-study: PPC Innov8

In July 2015, PPC selected leading business and technology consultants, Innocentrix, to roll out an innovation platform across its workforce. Together, PPC and Innocentrix selected Idea Spotlight from Wazoku as the ideal innovation management platform for PPC. Wazoku’s Idea Spotlight was chosen due to its flexibility, scalability and mobility, as PPC has a diverse workforce in multiple locations. Read more by downloading

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The Future of Work – Cloud Collaboration

By Nicky Clarke, SharpCloud Cloud collaboration is undeniably becoming an important part of how we work. Combining new advances in cloud computing and collaboration are becoming more and more necessary in organisations operating in an increasingly globalised world. Collaboration has become more complex, with the need to work with people all over the world in real

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When innovation programmes fall flat: ready, steady, oh

By Jazz Sandhu, Wazoku So you have senior management buy-in, the shiny new idea management software and a workforce you hope are just chomping at the bit to share their ideas to make your business more innovative. But how do you make sure your Innovation programme is a success? The role of communication in any

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Innovation is Change

By Braden Kelly, Spigit Guest Author Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? I didn’t think so. Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. In my role as an innovation keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, I recently led a German-based industrial company’s North American IT leadership team through an

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We are all API remixers now

By Richard Copland. The dawn of the thin enterprise In my role I get involved in lots of client discussions. People look at me to bring ideas to life that help tackle the disruptive challenges on their horizons. In supporting this we’ve created ‘The Future Enterprise’ a view of what an enterprise, city or government department

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Storytelling for Office 365 with SharpCloud

Microsoft's Office 365 lives in the cloud. This means access to all Office tools is available to users wherever they are and from virtually any device. As yet more businesses move over to Office 365, so increasingly more data will be stored in the cloud and it is the ease of access to this data

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Additive manufacturers lead a design revolution

Written by Catherine Bolgar Additive manufacturing—industrial-strength 3D printing—is shaking up the world of industrial design. The global market for additive manufacturing (AM) grew 35% in 2014, as companies increasingly find new ways to use the process. AM builds up objects layer by layer, as opposed to conventional, or subtractive, manufacturing methods, which cut or grind