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Learn more here eZassi's Open Innovation Management Software Most people know the importance of having a quality web presence when their goal is to get the most from their business. Although some business owners simply create a website, doing so is not enough if you want to engage your customers and increase the productivity of your employees. The good news is that your search for the perfect tool to enhance your web presence and to build your brand is over. With the open innovation software by eZassi, you can quickly establish yourself as an expert, and you will likely get even more sales as a result. But the software will also provide you with many more great benefits: Integrate with Social Media Create Interactive Communities Optimize Engagement Social Media Integration As social media sites continue to increase in popularity, setting up several accounts for your brand is vital if you want to get the best...

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    View Full-Size Infographic   1. Accelerate New Product And Process Development Increase volume and quality of ideas entering the pipeline.   2. Increase Efficiency Central aggression hub and easy to use stage-gating streamlines the idea collection and filtering process.   3. Contain Risk Proprietary safe disclosure process and technology protects IP integrity for both the innovator and the company.   4. Break Down Silos And Group Think Technology to facilitate cross-department collaboration and mine, discover and identify powerful ideas outside the company walls.   5. Foster Culture Of Innovation Provide an outlet for employees to collaborate and innovate. Signal to the outside world that the company welcomes external innovation partners. Strengthen brand equity through innovation.   View Full-Size Infographic...

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View Full-Size Infographic 1. Technology Scouting Find the right solvers automatically, using sophisticated web crawlers.   2. Sustaining and Engaging Keep your audience coming back with gamification and new challenges.   3. Advanced mobile features Innovate on any device, on any platform, and at any time.   4. Idea identification automation Easily identify the great ideas. Instantly and automatically score and rank ideas.   5. “Idea to a product” speed Move ideas faster and more efficiently. Stage-gate workflow enhancements.   6. User profiling enhancements Auto-capture user profile detail for future challenge identification.   7. ROI measurement Show ROI within the Open Innovation Platform.   View Full-Size Infographic...

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  The free flow of information is a critical component of effective open innovation. Without it, your ideas might perish before they ever get a chance to get off the ground. While software tools definitely help, it's important that yours go above and beyond. eZassi's unique software platform facilitates more impactful crowdsourcing with features that let you dictate how your ideas evolve, adapt and grow. Here are six for starters:   A Fully Functional, Branded Microsite   Deploy your own branded, public-facing portal from your corporate site or other digital location. A single point of entry and professional branding makes it easier to share and test promising concepts.   Single Sign-On Capability   Employees, community members, end users, project administrators and other important stakeholders all deserve the chance to contribute. eZassi Innovate permits secure external sign on so that authorized participants can all play their part. Customize your content to suit different audiences and share ideas more readily.   A Brand New,...

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As a front-end innovator, you need far more than great new ideas. You also need a discerning eye that lets you determine which concepts are worth investing your valuable time and money in and which are better left for another time. eZassi is designed to help you innovate in an optimally productive fashion.   What Defines a Good Idea?   Many ideas have potential, but including all of them in your planning can make your front ends chaotic, fuzzy and directionless. Your project's survival may depend on your ability to make tough decisions and prune the things that are not viable early on in the process.   Comprehensive Tools for Evaluating Ideas   Our idea management ecosystem empowers you to innovate and derive insight from a single, protected entry point. In other words, we help you manage the concepts that drive you forward in one convenient place. We make it easier to assess and compare each plan, design,...

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When looking to complete a project, design a website or enhance productivity, many businesses decide to recruit and hire a new team member. But it's vital you take a close look at your choice and any plausible alternatives when your goal is to enjoy the best possible results. To find the right people for the job, many business leaders are turning to crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing usually helps companies and entrepreneurs reach their desired outcomes faster than they once thought possible. If you are curious about the process or whether it can meet your needs, the following information will point you in the right direction.   Crowdsourcing Explained   Rather than asking one person or team for ideas, crowdsourcing involves getting ideas from a large population. Those who believe that they can help will respond with their thoughts and ideas, and the individual who posted the request will select the solution that best meets his needs....

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scouting technology infographic

View Full-Size Infographic   Innovation White Space R&D Defined White space is where unmet and unarticulated needs are uncovered to create innovation opportunities. It is where products and services don't exist based on the present understanding of values, definition of business or even existing competencies." - InnovationManagement.se Targeted Discovery Through a technology-driven process, you can build extensively upon your core traits to discover and identify white space targets. Deconstruction Engine Utilizing a unique deconstruction technology-driven engine, you can break down and deconstruct your core traits, piece-by-piece. Allowing you to capture specific characteristics that will lead you to new, adjacent opportunities that are transformational for your needs. Searchbot Scouting With the use of searchbot technology, you can data mine and extensively crawl the world wide web to unearth new solutions and innovators within the whitespace realm. Whitespace Analytics App Use of a powerful app like eZassi’s Open Innovation platform, Enovate, you can easily target and capture opportunities...

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advancements in open innovation structure

Strengthening Open Innovation Through Proven Leadership and Expert Advisement Fernandina Beach, Florida: eZassi, a leader in open innovation software, crowdsourcing and idea analytics, today announces a series of appointments and management changes as it readies for continued growth and expansion. [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row] eZassi, a leading provider of open innovation software solutions, today announced several changes and additions to its management and advisory board. Joining the company as Regional Sales Director is Aryan Davani who is based in San Francisco and will lead customer relationships in the western US. Aryan is an accomplished Sales Executive and has held key roles at both BrightEdge Technologies and Oracle Corporation where he served as a Technology Sales Executive. [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row] Other changes to the team include Walter Galler, who will be taking on a new role as Chief Marketing and Customer Engagement Officer. In this position he will continue to lead client engagement activities as well as strategic intelligence...

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enterprise innovation management EIM

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots [vc_row][vc_column][qodef_button size="" type="solid" hover_animation="" target="_blank" icon_pack="" font_weight="" text="View Report" link="//ezassi.wpengine.com/enterprise-innovation-management-solutions-white-paper-ezassi-cimdata.pdf" font_size="16"][/vc_column][/vc_row] [vc_empty_space] eZassi Participates in CIMdata's Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings CIMdata recently published this report, eZassi participated in the report findings, providing insight, commentary, discovery and suggestions to aide in guiding enterprise organizations with connecting the dots of enterprise innovation management (EIM). Expectation of Industrial Companies and Next Gen Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions CIMdata expects, from this report, “that industrial companies will become more familiar with enterprise innovation enabling technologies and will feel more prepared to invest in the next generation of solutions that are designed to increase their ability to innovate more effectively and sustainably.” [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row] CIMdata incorporated thought-leadership interviews and briefings with four (4) solution providers, including eZassi, and subsequently conducted interviews with chief innovation executives for seven (7) large enterprises, including: [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][/vc_column][/vc_row] Electrolux Givaudan GOJO Industries Henkel Honeywell Procter &...

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Seaweed Capsules May Lead to an Injection-Free Life for Diabetic Patients by Olga Garnova Garnova writes about the novel encapsulation technology technique which "employs a droplet microfluidic device to encapsulate pancreatic islets in hydrogel made of alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed." This amazing technology utilizes non-freezable bound water to protect the cells to prevent freezing damage. Absolutely amazing.   Garnova offers an informative encapsulation technology infographic on another encapsulation technology using "fluorescent oxygen-sensitive dye in hydrogel capsules." Is Microencapsulated Retinol Better Than Ordinary Retinol? by Dr. Diana Howard Which is better? Microencapsulated Retinol or ordinary Retinol? Dr. Howard writes about the encapsulation technology effectiveness of pure Retinol and its instability given that light and oxygen breaks it down. Through microencapsulation technology the unstable "Retinol molecule is protected, controlled release delivery is facilitated and enhanced penetration through the lipid bilayer of the skin." Additional benefits to microencapsulated Retinol includes protecting "the Retinol from oxidation or spoilage and extending...

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