Cloud-based file storage services such as Dropbox, Drop.net, Cloud Drive, Google Drive, SkyDrive or SugarSync have been used by designers for the past five years. These services have made storage and sharing of files easier and cheaper, increasing collaboration, productivity and lowering costs. Nobody denies the clear success of these established services. However, there are five reasons why designers, innovators and creative professionals shouldn’t use any of them. Continue reading
Idea Management Is Key To Your Innovation Strategy
Ideas are the currency in the new creative economy therefore you need tools to manage this valuable asset as part of your overall innovation strategy. Idea management is often overlooked as a crucial component in the overall innovation process.
What are the features you need in your idea management system?
1. Idea capture and tracking
2. Idea evaluation
3. Idea collaboration
4. Track ideas through your innovation process/gates
5. Ability to pause ideas
6. Support innovation challenges
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