Affinnova is a high-growth services and software company that enables innovativeorganizations to drive better ideas to market faster. Unlike conventional market research, our patented survival-of-the-fittest approach has the capacity to explore extremely large idea spaces by applying evolutionary search algorithms to product and marketing innovation. Global Fortune 500 companies -- including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Walmart and Citibank -- depend on Affinnova to deliver accelerated launch timing and higher success rates.http://www.affinnova.com
Applied Marketing Science, Inc. is an innovative Voice of the Customer (VOC) market research and consulting firm that helps companies truly understand their customer's needs and translate those needs into superior new products and services and improved business processes and strategies.
HYPE Innovation is a global leader in end-to-end Innovation Management software. HYPE’s powerful platform allows organizations to engage thousands of employees in idea generation and collaborative problem solving. We help you focus on measurable business outcomes that can be tracked through to execution. Companies work with HYPE for our flexible products, our deep expertise in innovation management, and our long history of success with some of the largest organizations in the world, including companies such as GE, P&G, Bombardier, DHL, Roche, Nokia-Siemens, Daimler, Airbus, General Mills, Saudi Aramco, Bechtel, Clorox, Deutsche Telekom. Visithttp://www.hypeinnovation.com
Imaginatik partners with today's innovation giants, and
creates tomorrow's innovation leaders. Our mission is to help companies develop
sustainable innovation capacity within the organization. Through the right mix
of best-practice advice, program management expertise, and an award-winning
software platform, we help our clients reach their full innovation potential.
Imaginatik is the trusted partner of leading organizations including World
Bank, NYSE Euronext, Lubrizol, Medco, Cargill, State Farm, Whirlpool, Chubb,
Bombardier, and Goodyear.
Founded in 2001, InnoCentive has helped corporate, government, and non-profit organizations to better innovate through a methodology and process we call Challenge-Driven Innovation. This approach empowers companies (Seekers) to utilize the diverse knowledge located inside and outsite of their organization, including the InnoCentive Solver network of over 200,000 thoughtful, highly-educated thinkers from over 200 countries. Our Challenge-Driven approach to problem solving has resulted in proven ROI of 74% to 182% for our clients, with payback periods of three months or less. InnoCentive is committed to unleashing diverse thinking, and continues to introduce products and services exemplifying a new corporate model where return to investors and individual passion go hand in hand with solving mankind's most pressing problems.
The Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership (IXL Center) is focused on delivering breakthrough and high performance results, building lasting innovation capabilities, and researching and codifying best practices in innovation management. We develop innovative business solutions and capabilities of leaders, teams and organizations. We help organizations get started with powerful audits and learning histories, and we work across the entire spectrum from sourcing and idea generation, through concept development and pressure testing, to accelerated pilots, launch and scale-up. We drive accelerated execution through our Innovation Accelerator, and our experienced consulting support and action coaching of Eureka, Pursuit and Realization Teams. Our leadership at IXL has been focused on the innovation space for over 30 years, and we continue to develop cutting edge innovation tools and methods and integrate them into our IXL Eureka software to support innovation leaders and drive effective collaboration worldwide. We also teach innovation and provide certification opportunities to thousands of corporate executives and MBA students using a powerful blended action learning and online curriculum. We serve our clients through a global footprint of eleven consulting offices and training locations in four continents.http://www.ixl-center.com
New & Improved
New & Improved is an organizational development firm focused on successful innovation. We work closely with our clients to develop their talent and systems that will fuel a culture where innovation can thrive. How do we do that? By creating programs and organizational interventions that take into consideration the current culture and vision of the organization and provide new and improved skills, methods, techniques and approaches that empower both the Front End and the Back End of Innovation. The bottom line is that we customize programs (training, facilitation, assessment, and more) to help people work together, leverage their resources and create great results. http://www.newandimproved.com
SmartOrg Portfolio NavigatorTM value optimization software helps companies achieve superior economic value from projects and products by focusing decision-making on critical value drivers and the uncertainties that impact future value. The web-based software brings management and teams together in a collaborative environment to select the right projects and optimize and track project/portfolio value throughout development. Users typically report productivity improvements of 50% and more during the first year following implementation of Portfolio NavigatorTM. A full range of professional services and training supports our processes and software. For additional information visit www.smartorg.com or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether looking to manage research and patents more effectively or build relationships with universities, companies turn to Wellspring for software tools and access to flintboxTM network. Wellspring provides hundreds of universities and companies with software infrastructure for effective technology commercialization and web-based applications to engage in open innovation.