The Imaginatik Innovation Blog

03.28.2014
By Andy Cole, guest author Most of us are familiar with corporate “death-by-bureaucracy.” Everyone wants to do things differently, and the problem or roadblock is often well known. Yet for various reasons, no clear action materializes. It’s not hard to understand why this happens: most large...
carl.garrod@imaginatik.com
03.26.2014
How will organizations adapt to the rapidly occurring changes that we see every day in our markets and workplaces? The pace of change is accelerating at an incredible rate, making it an absolute necessity that organizations keep up, or risk failing. This was the main question we addressed at our...
Caitlin Mann
03.06.2014
The contrast between old and new companies is striking. Newer companies have the flexibility to try new things, fail quickly, learn from their experiences and mistakes, and succeed. Older, larger companies tend to be stuck in their ways; they find it difficult to change their culture, come up...
Luis Solis
03.04.2014
Pfizer, BASF, Lululemon, Sherwin Williams, and Unilever all agree that the number one frontier for a successful Open Innovation program is strategy alignment with corporate objectives. This message comes from the Open Innovation Forum 2014 in Baltimore where 65 innovation leaders gathered to share...
Caitlin Mann
02.18.2014
As our world becomes increasingly interconnected and social, it is no surprise that many more organizations are turning to the world outside their four walls to solve some of their toughest problems, such as coming up with “the next big thing.” There is a seemingly infinite pool of knowledge,...
Jonathan Jewett
12.10.2013
Today's companies are recognizing the vast amount of knowledge that exists among their employees, customers and partners and seeking ways to harness this valuable resource to their benefit. Increasingly, these companies are exploring collaboration platforms like Imaginatik's Innovation Central to...
11.27.2013
How does your organization view creativity? Is it a risky use of your time or a necessary component of your business? In a world where CEOs demand that one-fifth of revenues must come from new sources, creativity is essential to producing new ideas that challenge traditional beliefs. According to...
11.18.2013
Last Spring, city officials in Paris wanted to keep urban lawns trimmed in an eco-friendly way. They decided to employ sheep, rather than people, to do the job. Not only did they save money on labor costs, they also saved the lives of hundreds of Oussant sheep, which were in danger of becoming...