Boston, MA, April 15th, 2016 – Imaginatik plc (AIM: IMTK.L), the world’s first full-service innovation provider, today announced that Forrester Research has recognized Imaginatik as a Leader in their new report The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Solutions, Q2 2016.
According to the Forrester report authored by Dan Bieler with Pascal Matzke, Carmen Stoica, and Ian McPherson, “Imaginatik has the most comprehensive innovation management solution.” The report further explained that “Imaginatik’s product goes beyond crowdsourced idea collection and idea development to support customers with a balanced corporate innovation program.”
Imaginatik earns the top score for both Current Offering and Strategy categories
Out of 15 l providers that matter most included in the Wave evaluation, Imaginatik earned the top scores in both Current Offering (4.88 out of 5) and Strategy (4.26 out of 5).
In particular, Forrester cited Imaginatik and another vendor for their “breadth of both front-end innovation and idea management processes as well as back-end underlying governance processes and structures.” Further, Forrester named Imaginatik as one of only two vendors which also “scored higher for strategic vision and value creation.”
Forrester views professional services as “essential” for innovation program success
The report’s marketplace analysis highlighted the importance of professional services for Innovation Management. As the analysts explained, this is because: “In many situations, innovation processes need to be built from scratch, innovation leadership structures need to be instilled, and new skills and innovation elements need to be developed.”
“Imaginatik is thrilled to be named a leader,” according to CEO Ralph Welborn. “We believe the results of The Forrester Wave are an excellent validation of Imaginatik’s long-term strategy to provide comprehensive Innovation Management solutions to senior executives.”
Imaginatik® is the world’s first full-service innovation provider. We have 20 years of experience building innovation into a sustainable competence at some of the world’s largest and most respected companies. Through a mix of consulting and advisory, hands-on innovation projects and program management, and our award-winning enterprise software platform, we help clients develop innovation capability into a permanent competitive advantage. Imaginatik is the trusted partner of leading organizations including ECCO, Exelon, ExxonMobil, Cargill, The World Bank, Mayo Clinic, The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Dow Chemical, and Goodyear.
Imaginatik is a public company whose shares are traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: IMTK.L) and is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer with offices in Boston, MA, and Fareham, UK. For more information, visit www.imaginatik.com.