Putting the Daily Innovation Model together

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

Daily Innovation Model four quadrants

We’ve seen how you can locate your position in the Daily Innovation Model, built to help companies see innovation as a daily function of their job. When we place the continua on two axes – incremental to radical and process to product – things get interesting and we end up with four quadrants.

Is gamification the way forward?

Cristina BastosBlog, Events, Exago

Gamification vs games

Exago’s team participated in Gamify 2017, an event gathering specialists to discuss the latest practices and the power and value of gamification for people, brands and organisations. “Gamification – The Way Forward” took place in the city of Porto, Portugal, on 6 June.

“Innovation is not for us”, they say

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

Man in need of help to innovate

If I had a dollar for every time that someone said that to me, I wouldn’t need to work another day in my life. As someone who is trying to get corporations in Pakistan to understand the value of innovation, this declaration is extremely frustrating. 

Five key dimensions for building your innovation challenges

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

Remember these five innovation challenges dimensions

In the process of setting objectives for your business goals, you should always think SMART – as management guru Peter Drucker applies this expression. To make your objectives easy to understand and monitor, they need to be specific, measurable, assignable, realistic and time-related. This mnemonic can be useful when establishing innovation challenges.

Set the timing right for your innovation challenges

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

innovation challenges timing

Now that you have identified your key innovation challenges and built them properly, remember to set the timings. Not only does the commitment to a deadline make participants focus, but this also helps you when defining goals with realistic deadlines.

Are you building your innovation challenges right?

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

Putting the pieces together

Having identified your key innovation challenges – aligned with your company’s higher purpose and strategic goals and made attainable, useful and targeted – it’s time to focus on describing them plainly and completely, to guarantee you’ll get meaningful content.

Our Innovation Gurus are the best

Cristina BastosBlog, Clients' success stories, Exago

Exago Innovation Gurus 2016 Winners

Fleury Group, Portugal Telecom and Liberty Seguros have been awarded the 2016 Exago Innovation Gurus Awards for their innovation, resilience and creativity. The winning teams of the initiative’s first edition have received and celebrated their trophies.

Better looking and more clever than ever, this is our Fox Edition

Cristina BastosBlog, Software

Exago's 3.6. idea management software edition

Exago’s 3.6 idea management software release is a major leap forward from the previous versions. With a brand new homepage look and feel, it offers additional idea review gates and a more comprehensive evaluation process, as well as more effective communication mechanisms.

Six common mistakes and one advice for innovation challenges

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

green and white mail boxes

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

Banco atlantico offices in Lisbon

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

People collaborating on solving a puzzle

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