Abaxent Ideawake Partnership

Engage Your Workforce with Innovation Contests

Collaboration software to efficiently collect, evaluate and implement new ideas from employees, customers and suppliers.

Ideawake is a partner of Abaxent LLC providing crowdsourcing solutions to drive innovation and maximize employee engagement inside your organization.

The Challenges of Fostering Innovation and Engagement

Although innovation is at the top of management’s goals, brands can’t execute without engaged employees and the proper systems in place.


Percentage of CEO’s who say they don’t have a well defined innovation process. Mindjet


Average employee disengagement rate at companies today. ADP


Average annual loss per disengaged employee at your company. ADP


Average cost savings each employee can provide annually from their ideas. ADP

Increase Engagement, Accelerate Innovation

Ideawake is the easiest way to collect, prioritize and implement new ideas from front-line employees.

  • 1
  • invite and collect

  • Ask segments of your employee population for feedback on critical initiatives. Invite thousands of employees, suppliers or customers to post ideas.

  • 2
  • Collaborate and Evaluate

  • Invited participants submit ideas. Rank entries, provide feedback to posted solutions and collaborate with participants in real time.

  • 3
  • Prioritize and Implement

  • Further refine and assign dollar values to the best ideas. Award winning ideas with cash or non-monetary prizes.



More than Just a Software Provider

We foster long-term partnerships by actively supporting you during every step of the innovation lifecycle to plan, execute and continuously improve your initatives offline and online.

Our Process

Our first priority is understanding where your companies innovation and engagement initatives are today. Then, we create a custom solution to propel your program to achieve the critical metrics needed for long-term success.

  • 1 Innovation Assessment and Plan Creation

    We start by learning your innovation and engagement needs and then identify the highest value areas to launch innovation challenges.

  • 2 Software Deployment and Onboarding

    The Ideawake team handles platform setup, launching your first challenges, inviting employees and onboarding platform champions.

  • 3 Analyze and Improve

    We help you measure program effectivness and provide insights on ways to continuously improve to maximize ROI and employee engagement.

Intuitive, Engaging, Smart Software

Ideawake creates a transparent experience that increases employee engagement and delivers more insights to decision makers in less time.

  • Insights and Analytics

    Understand your organization’s current innovation health and employee engagement in under 30 seconds.

  • Incentivize Participation

    Users earn points for participation and decision makers can award top performing participants with cash or non-monetary prizes.

  • Access Anywhere at Any Time

    One click login from email. Access Ideawake anywhere you have an internet connection by computer, smartphone or tablet.

Go Outside Organizational Boundaries

Unleash the ideas, inspiration and impact of the people who matter most to your business.

  • Employees

    They are closest to customers and have great ideas, just no outlet to get them to management. Use Ideawake to get ideas to decision makers and boost employee morale.

  • Customers

    Doesn’t it make sense that the people who consume your product should have a voice in shaping it? Adopt a co-creation strategy to increase customer engagement and retention.

  • Suppliers

    Online collaboration among and between suppliers can help increase supply chain efficiency, resulting in cost savings throughout the value chain.

Ready to Get Started?

Experience how Ideawake can help your company overcome the employee engagement gap while maximizing innovation ROI.