The pressure’s on for social collaboration

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

After riding the hype wave for almost a decade, social collaboration technology vendors now face a changing market – where they must compete with a new set of team collaboration tools like Slack. It’s been too much for some, with several players exiting or dialling back their investment here, but there’s one major new entrant […]

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On the Radar: Codigital

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

UK-based Codigital’s Real-Time Ideas Engine application enables organisations to quickly engage large groups of individuals to co-create and prioritise solutions to open ideation questions. What does it do? The Codigital Real-Time Ideas Engine is a SaaS-based application which enables organisations to ask a question of a group, and have the group collaboratively provide ideas to […]

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Baxi innovates with sand, pebbles and rocks

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

As part of an initiative to develop and clarify its approach to innovation, and to help engage its whole business in the innovation process, UK-based manufacturing firm Baxi implemented an innovation management platform from HYPE Innovation. Since its launch in mid-2016, Baxi’s “Xchange” platform has hosted 15 challenge-based campaigns, either targeting specific groups or open […]

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Salesforce Ignite: innovation to drive digital transformation

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Over the last few years, Salesforce has been quietly brewing an innovation consulting service called Salesforce Ignite. With more than 250 engagements under its belt to date, the experienced Salesforce team helps customers to understand, prioritise and solve their biggest digital challenges, delivering tangible technical solutions based on the Salesforce platform. Helping clients become “customer […]

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Innovating in search of growth: Imaginatik’s Innovation Central

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Software vendor Imaginatik was first to market with an innovation management solution in 1996, and its product Innovation Central today provides a broad and flexible platform that supports end-to-end innovation management. Though the market opportunity has never been greater, the company faces increasing competition and needs to find new ways to differentiate. The godfather of […]

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Aurea sells Jive-x business to Lithium.. So now what?

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Less than three months after Jive was acquired by Aurea, the company has now sold the external communities piece of the Jive portfolio, Jive-x, to Lithium Technologies. In an announcement released by Lithium yesterday, Lithium stated its plans to continue offering the solution, and supporting Jive’s existing Jive-x customers through this transition. A great new […]

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On the Radar: InnoCentive

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

InnoCentive provides “Challenge Driven Innovation” services to businesses, government and non-profit organisations, connecting clients with a network of over 380,000 external “solvers” to address a variety of business problems through crowdsourced, open innovation. Who? InnoCentive provides “Challenge Driven Innovation” services to businesses, government and non-profit organisations through a combination of a technology platform, a ready-made […]

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SAP targets digital transformation through innovation

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

SAP’s Innovation Management offering combines a software product with professional services, and is designed to help organisations embrace innovation, particularly in the context of digital transformation initiatives. The product, SAP Innovation Management, focuses on the front-end aspects of innovation: enabling the collection, validation and selection of ideas. It integrates with SAP Project and Portfolio Management […]

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University of Chicago builds online learning community for alumni

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

To help it extend its reach and engagement with its vast alumni population, the University of Chicago implemented an online community using Jive Software, where it provides interactive online classes, seminars and other graduate programmes. Case study key facts Organisation University of Chicago Industry Higher Education Project goals Against a background of ambitious funding goals, […]

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On the Radar: MindSumo

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

San Francisco-based MindSumo provides a hosted and managed open innovation community that enables organisations to engage with university students through innovation challenges. Who? Former Stanford start-up MindSumo provides a hosted and managed open innovation community that enables organisations to engage with university students through innovation challenges. What does it do? Described by the company as […]

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