Social and gamified innovation - agile innovation management

2013-04-17 12:28 EEST LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd In a typical enterprise around 50% of all innovation activities happen in the "fuzzy" front-end, without measurable structure or actions. With quite simple steps these coffee table conversations could be transformed into measurable and repeatable activities. Learn how LumoFlow provides social and gamified solutions for managing agile innovation cycles.

The goals of social collaboration

2012-05-17 12:53 EEST LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Answering what the organizational goals of social business are is a two sided question. On the one hand there are the concrete goals, such as reducing internal email communication or improving idea sharing across the organization. Then on the other hand there are the more high level goals such as increasing market share or increasing innovation.

Measuring the ROI of Enterprise 2.0

2012-04-12 15:51 EEST LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd How do we calculate the ROI of Enterprise Social Software? Is it actually possible? Should we even care? Measuring the ROI (Return On Investment) of information technology is not new. It's been part of an intense discussion..

Werkt u slim samen met uw klanten?

2012-03-20 08:51 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd De kracht van een online werkomgeving zit in het binden van mensen binnen verschillende lagen van de organisaties. Een betere klantrelatie is waar het uiteindelijk allemaal om draait. Dit wordt bereikt door de juiste informatie kunnen voorschotelen aan zowel de actieve projectmedewerkers als mensen op verschillende beslissingsniveaus.

Social Collaboration – so what?!

2012-03-08 16:06 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd I see lots of criticism towards social business solutions. The argument is that it is the same stuff with a different package. ”Let's put social in front of our product and it will sell”, is probably the viewpoint that many critics have. I agree.

Innovating the government

2012-02-20 15:03 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Earlier this month I visited the event Ambtenaar 2.0 (roughly translated Government Worker 2.0) in The Hague. At this event the aim was to share experiences about how to collaborate more effectively and increase innovation using social collaboration/media tools. The event was attended by more than 400 government workers in The Netherlands.

Six Best Practices of Enterprise Collaboration

2012-01-27 14:30 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Lumo Research, the company behind award winning social collaboration solution LumoFlow, has gathered six best practices of improving group work across boundaries. Discover the latest trends and learn in practical terms how companies and networked organizations worldwide are benefiting from social collaboration.

Benefiting from shadow IT

2012-01-12 14:56 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd How can both IT and business benefit from Shadow IT? In our case we see firstly that the people that we talk to at our customer organizations are very knowledgeable. These are executives who know exactly what is missing, what value the new solution should deliver and what obstacles there are to implement a new solution. Secondly, in most cases the IT department is involved in the decision-making.

Going from idea to implemenation

2011-12-19 12:19 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Some research suggests that innovation often fails because organizations tend to invest more on the ideation part then the actual implementation. Our view is that to be productive in a networked environment, where people often do not see each other or innovation happens ad hoc, it is crucial to link the need, idea and the implementation.

Highly networked organizations gain market share faster

2011-03-01 13:39 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Companies who use the web intensively gain greater market share and higher margins. For example the ability to make decisions lower in the organizational hierarchy and a willingness to form teams that comprise both in-house and external workers allow organizations to become more agile.