Harnessing collective intelligence: Qmarkets’ packaged approach to innovation

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Qmarkets provides collective intelligence-driven innovation management solutions that support a range of different innovation use cases, both inside and outside an organisation’s boundaries. Top takeaways A flexible and scalable platform focused on configuration, not code Targeting organisations with advanced innovation management needs, Qmarkets’ offering is designed to enable the creation of a highly tailored, complex […]

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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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Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy

COMMENTARY

Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy. After all, it’s completely overhyped. Alternatively, it’s just a load of repackaged old stuff we’ve been doing for years. Either way. Or maybe you do. Here are three things every senior technology leader or architect needs to know about AI* in business: “AI” is not one identifiable, singular […]

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Salesforce Ignite: innovation to drive digital transformation

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

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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Oracle Cloud: “the only cloud you’ll ever need to run your business”

COMMENTARY

It wasn’t many years ago that Larry Ellison proclaimed cloud computing to be “gibberish”, “insane” and “idiocy”. To my mind at least, Oracle’s cloud conversion has been astonishing. At the 2017 Openworld conference in San Francisco a procession of keynote presenters made one thing completely clear above all else: Oracle has now completely embraced the […]

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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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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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OutSystems: Bridging business process automation and low-code development

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

OutSystems is a ‘low-code’ model-driven application platform, built from the ground over the past 15 years. Initially offered purely as an on-premises product, OutSystems introduced cloud hosting for its platform in 2013 and now offers its platform as a service on AWS (OutSystems Cloud) and via customer self-service on Microsoft Azure. OutSystems bridges two worlds […]

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