Today, the Planview IdeaPlace team is happy to announce record business growth with a 32% increase in new customers in 2015 as well as significant expansion across major industry segments including: financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and energy.
In working with innovation practitioners from global organizations such as AT&T, Citibank, Unilever, and Pfizer, – one thing is crystal clear – technology and service disruption is virtually hitting every industry today. Organizations around the world are recognizing the need to innovate and drive business results by unlocking the creative ideas of their employees, customers, and partners – and they need a scalable solution.
Spigit’s momentum in the financial services industry is also accelerating with global customers that now include Cigna, CSAA Insurance Group, and KBC Bank. The total market cap of the financial services companies that have chosen Planview IdeaPlace exceeds $2 trillion.
KBC Bank in Europe is using Planview IdeaPlace’s solution to harness the ideas of their employees and put them into action.To stay ahead of the disruption happening in financial services, KBC deployed Planview IdeaPlace to mobilize 12,000 employees across 6 countries from its global workforce to create massive engagement.
Leading the innovation charge at KBC is its Head of Corporate Change and Culture, Sofie Blockx, “With Planview IdeaPlace, we have been able to unlock the creative potential of our employees to discover new, customer-focused innovations that addresses their priorities and how they prefer to interact with their local bank.”
Like KBC, many companies are starting to take a proactive approach to innovation. And as this trend continues, we’re eager to continue providing the crowdsourcing innovation software that leading organizations need to challenge the status quo in their industry and bring new innovations to life.
Along with record growth, we’re excited to share the addition of Paul Brook as Planview IdeaPlace’s first Chief Customer Officer. Paul is responsible for overall customer experience and operations at Planview IdeaPlace.
You can read more about these additions as well as more information about Planview IdeaPlace’s business growth in the official announcement.