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Innovation and Idea Management Solutions and Software

At TalkFreely, we’ll help you devise an approach to innovation and idea management that will meet your business needs.

We will then provide you with the skills and software that are required to manage ideas and make innovation happen.

5 reasons to innovate

  • Competition is changing faster…

    It’s no longer a case of keeping one step ahead. Your competitive environment is evolving more rapidly, so you need to keep ahead AND keep adapting.

  • Need to control & reduce costs

    Forget cost control measures based on year-end reviews. A constant need to control and reduce costs requires in turn a constant stream of innovative ideas.

  • Ambition to serve new markets

    To grow, your business needs to serve new markets. Innovation can help you identify new opportunities, new products, and new services to offer.

  • Customer demands are changing

    Don’t just meet your customers’ expectations, exceed them. Continual improvement strategies create better, smarter ways to surprise customers with excellence.

  • Increasing employee engagement

    Employees are your greatest resource for innovation, if they can contribute easily, quickly and with due recognition for their efforts.

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Recent articles and blog posts

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Can a design competition stimulate innovation?

Posted on April 11, 2014 by Kirsty

In an award-winning paper for the Academy Of Management in 2013, three eminent professors argued the case that design competitions are changing innovation. But is this actually anything new? Examples from historic competitions show that it’s not always the obvious front-runners or proven technology that emerge as the winning solutions… Flinders Street Railway Station, Melbourne […]

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Baby boomers and innovation: the retiring generation

Posted on April 4, 2014 by Kirsty

Is there an innovation divide looming on the horizon as the baby boomer generation retire? Do businesses “run the risk of losing subject matter experts and innovation evangelists“? In a blog for business2community.com, Rik Walters suggests that unless businesses work on “Engaging young innovators with older innovation visionaries”, innovation could, effectively, grind to a halt […]

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Design thinking, innovation’s Utopia

Posted on March 21, 2014 by Kirsty

Is design thinking the next buzzword for innovation, or just a case of business trying keeping up with the Jony Ives’? Design thinking has broken out of the creative world and into mainstream business and education, suggests Andrew Reid in a blog for Wired.com. But is design thinking really so new and shiny? Looking at […]

What is Idea Management?

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What is Innovation Management?

This helps a business build its capability in becoming more innovative, encouraging the creation and free-flow of ideas […]

What is Open Innovation?

This uses the wisdom of the crowd – your suppliers, partners and customers – capitalising on their knowledge, expertise and point […]