21 01, 2019

An Overview of Design Thinking

2019-01-21T12:20:09+00:00January 21st, 2019|Blog|

When companies apply design principles to strategy and innovation, its chances of success soar dramatically. Over the past 10 years, design-led companies that include Coca-Cola, Nike, Whirlpool, Apple, IBM, Procter & Gamble and more have outperformed the S&P 500 by an astounding 219% over the past 10 years, according to an assessment by the Design [...]

18 01, 2019

Use Crowdsourcing to Unlock Your Innovation Potential

2019-01-18T14:48:51+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|

The crowd can be your innovation partner Crowds are becoming the partner of choice when it comes to innovation and research but only a few companies are using crowds effectively. Business owners and managers remain cautious as sending a company’s problems out to a group of strangers seems like a risk most are not willing [...]

16 01, 2019

4 Errors to be Avoided in the Innovation Process

2019-01-16T17:11:23+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

Innovations are the future of a company and are the most demanding processes within them. With innovations, both the path and the goal are only predictable and known in part. Team members often act in an uncertain environment – an environment that functions in the midst of often unexpected changes, making implementation more difficult. Many [...]

10 01, 2019

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation

2019-01-15T17:24:10+00:00January 10th, 2019|Blog|

Talk about creating “culture of innovation” is common among corporate leaders. But many act as though innovative culture is brought to a company by some form of organizational fairy. Many are unaware of the power they have to change their company’s culture and instead imitate fads and trends alone. But looking like your company has [...]

10 01, 2019

Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse

2019-01-12T17:14:04+00:00January 10th, 2019|Announcement|

Press release: Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom. Under the agreement, Planbox will acquire all of the assets [...]

7 01, 2019

Delivering Knockout Innovations

2019-01-21T12:49:28+00:00January 7th, 2019|Blog|

Ludwig Melik, Planbox CEO   Nothing represents the epic struggle to win between two contenders better than a boxing match. You can apply many different strategies to achieve victory depending on your opponent’s style and the strengths you bring to the ring. You can try to go the distance for all 12 rounds and outlast [...]

2 01, 2019

When Brainstorming Sessions Go Wrong

2019-01-02T19:18:29+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Most companies are continually searching for new ideas – or should be if they aren’t. Some companies do not pursue innovative ideas because they lack the proper tools or know-how. Wherever you are on the spectrum of innovation, principles for effective brainstorming can support your mining for ideas. But just as we should consider principles [...]

2 01, 2019

Enhance Your Innovative Thinking with Re-Expression

2019-01-17T11:49:13+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Project management teams must be able to creatively come up with new ideas that go with the territory. Being a bottomless supply of great ideas can be difficult. Thinking about things in a different way is just plain hard sometimes. We can blame our human nature for this because we are wired to fit new [...]

2 01, 2019

Two Ideation Methods to Enhance Your Innovation Thinking

2019-01-21T12:16:52+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

In a previous article, we talked about one method that you can implement to enhance innovative thinking called re-expression. Today we will look at two more ideation methods you can implement in your brainstorming sessions with a team (or on your own). Revolution Method The way we approach and think about challenges is often limited [...]

2 01, 2019

Integrate Your Customers into the Innovation Process with Co-Creation

2019-01-02T18:34:10+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Customer integration and alignment can lead to transformation that exceeds your expectations. The more your customers realize you are committed to listening and delivering their needs and requests, the more they want to be involved and the more they value your brand. Today, customers have more know-how and request simple solutions more often. It is [...]

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