Survey: American corporations suffer from an “innovation crisis,” with insufficient resources to develop, track new ideas. Only 5% of workers feel highly motivated to innovate; more than three of four say their new ideas are poorly reviewed and analyzed.read more
Step by Step Innovation: Revised, by John Gabrick, takes you through the process of starting an innovation program.
Checklist to Plan, Develop, and Implement Software in Your Organization, by Ann Augustine, About.com Guide
Harris Health System supercharges their Think Innovation process with MindMatters’ Innovation Management system.
Read about how to get the most from your patent review process in this free white paper, Top Ten Best Practices for Patent Review Teams.
Wurth Louis & Company, a major distributor of home construction equipment, creates the “Power3 of Us3” Innovation program to engage their organization in helping to improve customer relationships.
Written for Managers and Executives, the white paper is intended for organizations that are working through designing and implementing an innovation program. It offers a guidepost for organizations to benchmark themselves, and to understand the typical pitfalls and solutions for each learning phase.
By Ann Augustine, About.com Guide
MindMatters, a leading provider of solutions for innovation, recently revealed how their products will help several customers provide better health care.
MindMatters™, a leading provider of software and services for innovation, recently announced the launch of their latest product, StageTrak™. The first on-demand software of its kind, StageTrak helps companies manage the ‘front-end of innovation’ as well as project management.
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John Stowell, Director of Innovation, Zep Inc.
"StageTrak is very customizable to your needs. Once it's up and running it's pretty intuitive. It's much simpler to operate than most of its competitors."
"Flagpole offers novel social marketing techniques to partner and collaborate with the National Poison Control Center community."
Tom Mauss, Chief Executive Officer
"We were impressed with MindMatters’ entire Step by Step Innovation process. They helped us identify areas where we might fail, and successfully navigated around those obstacles."
Gregg Edwards, Chief People Officer
"Allows us to not only capitalize on the brilliance of our employees, but also to collaborate on organizational issues in a much more engaging, satisfying way."
Director of R&D
"The MindMatters software has really worked out for our team. It has enabled us to develop a process that effectively mines the innovative thoughts of R&D. Our invention disclosure count is through the roof compared to pre-MindMatters numbers."
In 2002, 8,254 civil cases related to intellectual property theft were filed in U.S. courts.
U.S. Department of Justice
The fastest-growing U.S. companies tend to foster innovation.
Harnessing Innovation, PriceWaterhouse Coopers
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
All told, 69 percent of the executives who participated ranked innovation as one of their company’s top-three strategic priorities.
Boston Consulting Group Survey
Intellect and innovation are the sources of virtually all economic value, growth, and strategic edge today.
James Brian Quinn, Professor of Management, Dartmouth College
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Dr. Alan Kay, Disney Imagineering
One of the cornerstones of successful innovation is the use of Timed Challenges™, a concept originated by MindMatters Technologies that helps guarantee innovation results. Timed Challenges combine the best of business processes and psychology to insure that your organization can rapidly tap the latent intellectual knowledge of your workforce. The Timed Challenge uses: Focused […]read more