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How Crowdsourced Innovation Works
Invite your employees, customers, or suppliers to collaborate and solve your toughest problems on our smart crowdsourcing software.
1 Post a Challenge and Send Invites
Identify areas where you would like to innovate and post a new challenge to collect targeted ideas and solutions with a few simple clicks.
Limit visibility and access of each challenge topic you post by department, customer list or supplier type.
Open & Closed Innovation
Tap into the public at large for ideas or limit access to your innovation management platform internally.
Customize the steps ideas go through from collection to implementation to match your current processes.
Automated Email Notifications
Participants are automatically notified when a challenge is posted to maximize engagement.
2 Collect and Refine Ideas
Invited participants submit ideas and solutions to your challenge. Rank entries, provide feedback to posted solutions and collaborate with participants in real time.
Collect Additional Fields
Assign groups of users to refine ideas, assess time to implement and determine potential ROI.
Real Time Chat
Collaborate with participants on posted solutions in real time to iterate quickly and efficiently.
Save decision makers time by leverging the wisdom of respondents to automatically surface valuable ideas.
Incentivize participation by giving users points for completing value added activities to help move ideas forward.
3 Evaluate and Filter Ideas
Our idea management and evaluation tools help decision makers filter signal from noise to get to a desired solution more effectively.
Compare Idea ROI
Easily compare ideas based on value, cost and time to implement to make resource allocation decisions easier.
Assign Review Groups
Assign specific groups of users to assess an idea based on custom scorecarding criteria.
Multiple Evaluation Types
Assess an ideas viability based on crowd-voting or customizable scorecards.
Create Custom Scorecards
Customize evaluation criteria to match organizational goals and processes.
4 Select and Award Winning Solutions
After reviewing and picking the best solutions, award winning entries with cash or non-monetary prizes.
Customizable Prize Types
Offer a wide variety of incentives to participate in your challenges. Examples include gift cards for employees or awarding a proposal to a vendor.
We’re Here to Help
We help you with identification of the best prizes to offer participants based on your organizations goals and the challenge being presented.
5 Prioritize and Implement Ideas
Continue collaboration on the best submitted solutions to your challenge with internal or external participants.
File and Image Sharing
Seamlessly collaborate around ideas and embed powerpoints, files and images to continue developing ideas.
Real Time Chat
Collaborate with participants on posted solutions in real time to iterate quickly and efficiently arrivate at your desired solution.
Track Idea Lifecycle
Track how long it takes an idea to complete each stage in your process to determine how long it takes to travel through your innovation lifecycle.
Intuitive, Engaging, Smart Software
Ideawake creates a transparent experience that increases employee engagement and delivers more insights to decision makers in less time. This is how an effective crowdsourcing product development works.
Insights and Analytics
Understand your organization’s current innovation health and employee engagement in under 30 seconds.
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.
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