“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.

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.

Exago beyond bits and bytes – WIN World interviews our CEO

Cristina BastosBlog, Exago

Diana Carvalho Exago's CEO

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.

Challenge configuration has never been this easy

Cristina BastosBlog, Software

Soundmixing table

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

Countryside road

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

What we’ve learned about the idea management challenge

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

Clocks showing different time zones

The clock is ticking. Most managers (86%, to be precise) believe transformation in their companies is imperative to guarantee unrelenting success. However, one in five companies has failed in its innovation attempts, and three in five have not yet made any effort in this area.

The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management

Cristina BastosBlog, Insights

teamwork engagement

At Exago, we’ve worked with extraordinary clients, such as Fleury, and others from pharmaceutical, banking, utilities and telecommunications industries – across four continents – to help them mobilise targeted communities to solve key business problems by learning from them and with them.