Because we know how powerful collaborative innovation can be, the Exago team took part in an ideation workshop to align ideas for the next evolution of our organisation’s roadmap.
Playfully named ‘The Force Awakens’, the aim of the ideation session was to unleash the force of our people’s ideas in order to find the best solutions for internal challenges.
The workshop followed the design thinking model, with a focus on user experience (UX), whereby members from different departments were split into separate teams to gain full benefit of their multidisciplinary knowledge and experiences.
Once some of the challenges were defined, and after a brief ‘cerebral warm-up’ to help generate ideas, the teams first completed divergence exercises to generate a large amount of ideas, followed by convergence exercises that involved a clustering session and final idea selection.
Through this co-creation, more ideas were brought to the fore. The session also fostered a feeling of teamwork and collaboration, helping Exago improve its future roadmap and involving all employees in the process.