Six common mistakes and one advice for innovation challenges

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights


Operational efficiency is clearly ahead in idea implementation, while sales and marketing, sustainability and better customer experience count for more than half of all the ideas implemented. By dissecting the innovation challenges that performed the worst – and excluding extrinsic … Read More

ATLÂNTICO Europa reinforces innovation as a core value

Cristina BastosBlog, Clients' success stories

atlântico innovation management

Banco Atlântico Europa (ATLE) is taking a step forward towards fulfilling its resolution to innovate with a new structured idea management initiative based on Exago’s software. All this bank’s employees can now use the Idea Market platform to share and evaluate ideas and insights, building solutions for the company’s main challenges.

Lessons learnt on 164 real innovation management challenges

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights


To see more clearly what has worked better – or hasn’t worked – with our own clients in recent, real innovation management initiatives, we’ve selected 10 with different size dimensions, from different countries and continents and a variety of sectors

All roads lead to the Lisbon Web Summit

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago


Almost 45 thousand tech enthusiasts, from over 150 countries, are attending the Lisbon Web Summit, taking place in Lisbon, from 7 to 10 November. Exago’s team is also here, to learn about the latest trends and share insights with leaders … Read More

Exago at INDEG’s Executive MBA

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago

Diana Neves de Carvalho

Why is collaborative innovation imperative for companies today? Exago’s CEO, Diana Neves de Carvalho, met with students from the INDEG-ISCTE Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme, in Lisbon, to debate innovation management’s main challenges and opportunities for businesses.

Six must-haves in the quest for open innovation success

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

open innovation quest

We’ve seen how open innovation is stepping in to tear down more traditional corporate walls and to give you access to new sources of possibilities: the ideas, insights, opinions and visions of clients, partners, consumers and scientific and academic communities. … Read More

Exago beyond bits and bytes – WIN World interviews our CEO Diana

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago


How exactly can Exago activate a company’s collective intelligence? Talking to WIN World, our CEO Diana Neves de Carvalho explains how Exago’s innovation management software collects ideas from the employees and stakeholders of any organisation and from outside its frontiers and how our software then focuses this community knowledge on key business challenges.

Where in the world is the audience for your open innovation programme?

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights


As we’ve seen before, you’ll have to create audience-centric content to capture your open innovation audience. But, you should consider to locate suitable community places, as well as aligning your communication messages with your targets, places, channels and value pools. Your communication plan needs to include key timing, targets, formats and messages – to meet programme objectives.

Challenge configuration has never been this easy

Cristina BastosBlog, Software


Creating and editing challenges for your innovation management initiative just became easier with our Idea Market 3.5 release. We’ve aggregated challenge configuration fields into a sleeker and better structured page, thus facilitating configuration adjustments. Three tabs are now available on … Read More

Idea Market 3.5 release helps you see clearer ahead

Cristina BastosBlog, Software


Exago’s 3.5 release comes with a new contextual navigation feature. It is designed to keep participants context-centred, helping them know exactly where they are, at all times, and where they can head to next. Upon landing on the platform’s homepage, … Read More

Exago’s new sales executive welcomed

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago


Experienced in a wide range of IT sales and passionate about innovation and communication, Andreia Agostinho Dias is now joining Exago to lead the sales team. She will work to ‘accelerate our idea management software’s expansion in key geographies, such … Read More

Take a look…at the new look

Cristina BastosBlog, Software


Idea Market 3.5 release comes with a fresh face, new dashboard layout look and extended capabilities. It’s easier to catch up with platform activity and check details on display. Building on clients’ suggestion, we’ve created a more pleasant and intuitive … Read More

Meet Exago’s new Head of Innovation Services

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago


Ranging from China to the United Kingdom, Spain or Portugal, Francisco Bernardes’s multicultural and multidisciplinary experience now comes to the fore as he takes the lead in Exago’s Innovation Services team. Bernardes explains, ‘Our main goal, as a team, is … Read More