Gartner Research

Market Guide for Innovation Management

Published: 30 January 2015

ID: G00263030

Analyst(s): Nikos Drakos , Carol Rozwell, Achint Aggarwal


Innovation is a high business priority, and this is stimulating interest in innovation management tools. This guide highlights the most important trends and profiles representative vendors in this market.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Buyers Prefer Multitenant-Hosted Deployments
  • Innovation Vendors Focus Primarily on North America and Western Europe
  • Most Innovation Management Deployments Target Internal Initiatives
  • There Is Little Product Differentiation in Terms of Features Except for Game Mechanics, Crowdsourcing and Mobility
  • Named User Subscription Is the Most Common Pricing Model

Representative Vendors

  • Brightidea
  • CogniStreamer
  • Critflow
  • Exago
  • Hype Innovation
  • ideaPoint
  • Imaginatik
  • Induct
  • Inova Software
  • iSOCO
  • Kindling
  • KPMG (Innovation Factory)
  • Mindjet
  • Nosco
  • Qmarkets
  • Sopheon
  • Wazoku
  • weListen

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