Qmarkets and SPARQ360 Announce Strategic Innovation Partnership -- SPARQ360, an international consulting firm headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands, will deploy Qmarkets’ Innovation Management Solutions as part of its services to international corporate customers.
TEL AVIV, February 8, 2016 -- Qmarkets, the leading provider of innovation management and collective intelligence solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Sparq360, an international consulting firm with headquarters in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
SPARQ360 provides management consulting, supply chain management and process design, focusing on Idea Realization and Employee Engagement.

With a dedicated presence in Europe, USA and Asia, SPARQ360 will offer Qmarkets’ solution as part of their SPARQspace technology suite, which is designed to answer to a wide variety of corporate needs and challenges.

Qmarkets’ flagship Q-max idea and innovation management software will help SPARQ360 to support leadership in implementing a culture of Idea Realization within large multinational organizations. The Qmarkets platform provides a full suite of powerful evaluation tools, scoreboards and KPI’s with visual and technical flexibility that can be deployed across multiple countries and languages.

SPARQ360 developed a unique 6 step Idea realization process that includes employee outreach based on transparency and commitment, and a streamlined employee engagement program that is especially potent for idea generation and sharing.

"The Qmarkets product fits very well within our SPARQspace technology suite and complements our services perfectly”, says SPARQ360 founder Gert Askes and co-founder Arthur van Gerven, . “We focus on realizing the most important source of innovative ideas the company -- its employees, and the Qmarkets platforms enables us to do this in the most efficient manner that promotes employee engagement and streamlines the idea management process even in very large corporations.”

“We are very happy to officially announce our partnership with SPARQ360”, says Qmarkets SVP Global Solutions, Michael Stilger. “The combination of their coaching acumen with our cutting-edge technology is going to be very effective, and we look forward to working with them on a variety of strategic customer projects throughout 2017.”

About Qmarkets

Qmarkets is the leading provider of collective intelligence solutions for enterprises in a wide range of business sectors and geographies. Inspired by the philosophy of “The wisdom of the crowds”, we generate value for organizations by enabling them to receive innovative ideas from their employees, partners, and customers. Qmarkets helps corporations achieve their business goals, from performance excellence, to innovation, to NPD. Qmarkets’ unmatched configuration capabilities and flexibility enables them to fulfill each of their customers’ exact requirements. In addition to idea management software, Qmarkets offers external crowdsourcing platforms, tech-scouting platforms, live innovation workshops, a prediction markets module, and much more. All of Qmarkets’ solutions are fully scalable from a few users, to tens of thousands of users spanning different countries, with multi-language support.

About SPARQ360

SPARQ360 is the leading provider Idea Realization solutions for global or multinational enterprises. With our 6 step Idea realization process, we unlock the hidden potential of employees. This creates employee engagement and pride. We help companies to manage and realize their ideas and improve and grow their business. Our dedicated global team consists of seasoned executives, professionals, engineers and functional experts with combined experience in Global Outsourcing, Supply Chain, Business Process Redesign, Lean and Management Consulting.