Spigit will empower Eforcers to build a Latin American innovation ecosystem & help the region take a leap forward in the global innovation economy
Spigit, the global leader in SaaS solutions for enterprise innovation management, today announced a renewed three year partnership with leading Latin American reseller Eforcers. Eforcers will utilise Spigit’s best-in-class innovation management solution as the foundation for a new innovation ecosystem, better enabling them to support the transformation and increased productivity of enterprises in the region.
The organisations first began working together in 2011, when Eforcers used Spigit’s platform to assist the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce in developing and implementing new ways to improve its relationship with its city. Eforcers has since run a successful innovation program with Ecopetrol, the largest and most successful enterprise in Colombia. This project, which involves over 10,000 users contributing to improve internal processes, communication, and develop new services for the oil and gas market, is still ongoing.
It was the success of these projects and the maturity of the market which cemented both organisations’ decisions to renew the partnership for another three years. This will also include the use of the latest addition to Spigit’s innovation management software, Insights visual reporting and analytics. Insights provides deep business intelligence and visual analytics that will prove highly valuable for the most demanding enterprise innovation programs.
As Andres Cifuentes, CEO, Eforcers, explains: “The future of business unquestionably lies in innovation. We’ve already used Spigit to enable Colombian organisations to achieve their corporate goals and are excited that the wider market is now mature enough to see the benefits of this technology and way of working. The platform will be the foundation of our new innovation ecosystem, which will bring together experts from universities, business schools, and vertical sectors to find solutions to Latin American business challenges. Spigit is unquestionably the right partner with the best-of-breed platform for us to do this successfully.”
Ken Maier, Vice President Alliances, Spigit, adds: “Spigit is honored to support Eforcers in the development of its innovation ecosystem and expansion in Latin America. By using our innovation management software to bring together expert opinion, Eforcers will better enable companies in the region to break down barriers, open doors, create new business opportunities, and participate in the global innovation economy.”
Spigit is committed to enterprise innovation excellence. They provide the first software platform with the capability to drive repeatable business innovation at scale. Millions of people, as well as 83% of the Fortune 100, use Spigit’s enterprise-ready innovation management and productivity suite. Spigit enables the world’s leading brands to build and manage sustainable innovation programmes with social dynamics, purposeful collaboration, crowd science, and analytics, to surface and develop the best ideas and bring them to market. Spigit is headquartered in San Francisco with offices throughout the US, UK, and Australia.
Eforcers is a Colombian company have dedicated over 14 years to help the transformation of enterprises and increase the productivity of their employees through the adoption of innovative technologies. They search in the world the best technological solutions for companies in Latin America to be more competitive and prepared to face the new challenges in the global economy.
Eforcers offer a professional, specialized and unique services as experts in Cloud computing technologies, which support their clients throughout the process: consulting, planning, deployment, change management, training, and business support. Currently with more than 700 successfully delivered projects in Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
As the first Google Enterprise Partner in Colombia, they have helped companies to solve business communication and collaboration challenges, two key aspects to innovate. As Spigit partners, they help companies to get better results of their Innovation Process, through the use of SpigitEngage, a robust innovation management platform, which applies the concept of Crowdsourcing and seeks to harness collective intelligence to solve different kind of problems in medium size companies, enterprises, cities and government.