Register now for Escalate and Intensify Company Wide Innovation Focus Even in Tough Times.

WILMINGTON, Del., April 23, 2020 – Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management solutions, is set to present an exclusive webcast, Escalate and Intensify Company Wide Innovation Focus Even in Tough Times, featuring guest speaker James Staten, Forrester VP, Principal Analyst serving CIO Professionals, on May 7, 2020 at 1PM EDT.

James Staten, one of two authors of The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020, will share innovation management best practices that firms must adopt and prioritize to introduce net-new services that extend their core market value at a time when emerging technologies and global events are more disruptive and pervasive than ever before. 

From driving innovation efforts with a wide-range of stakeholders, to overcoming internal innovation barriers, to managing and protecting your firm’s disruptive innovations, James will explore what your organization must do to carry open innovation efforts forward across five distinct innovation phases (targeting, ideation, incubation, business planning, commercialization) and ensure your firm’s future market leadership.

Joining James Staten will be Ludwig Melik, CEO of Planbox, who will provide an innovation breakdown structure, and delve into the platform AND program required to drive out a broader portfolio of innovation efforts. Ludwig will also look at the software capabilities needed to capture deep insights into market trends, emerging technologies, and customers needs, and explore the power of company wide innovation engagement and full ecosystem engagement to effectively expand innovation validation, engagements, and creations.

Register now for Escalate and Intensify Company Wide Innovation Focus Even in Tough Times.

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About Planbox: 

Planbox’s AI-powered cloud-based Agile Innovation Management Suite is a modular platform for full lifecycle Innovation Portfolio Management, Emerging Tech Empowerment and Ecosystem Enablement. The AI engine mines your data for insights while your community collaborates to discover, develop and capitalize on the best strategically aligned ideas within your ecosystem of employees, customers, partners, academia and startups. Planbox accelerates business outcomes by pursuing breakthrough innovations, creating a sustainable continuous improvement program, building a framework for corporate venturing and actioning on consumer insights. Planbox is the comprehensive innovation management platform trusted by some of the world’s most recognized brands, including Blue Cross, Cargill, Caterpillar, Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Honeywell, John Deere, Novartis, Ontario Power Generation, Sun Life Financial, Whirlpool and Verizon, with millions of internal and external users.


About James Staten: 

James helps CIOs position themselves and their departments as the innovation leaders to help drive their company’s digital business initiatives and transformation. He returned to Forrester in 2018 after serving as the Enterprise Customer Advisory Board leader and global head of market development at Equinix, the global leader in cloud-neutral connectivity and hosting. Prior to that, he served as the GM and chief strategist for Microsoft Azure, helping guide Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise division to drive innovations that empower enterprise digital business initiatives, including blockchain as well as API and platform enablement. In his previous role at Forrester, he led the cloud computing playbook and pioneered Forrester’s research on infrastructure-as-a-service.