IdeaScale allows organizations of all kinds to customize their innovation community to meet their own needs. Configure your community pre-launch to get the highest volume, best quality, and most relevant ideas aligned to your goals.
IdeaScale professionals provide comprehensive guidance as part of planning a successful innovation initiative.
Stages organize the innovation lifecycle into discrete phases with specific activities, which are customizable and empower any organization to achieve their goals.
Single Sign-On (SSO) allows users to access the IdeaScale community with the credentials of an existing company intranet.
All language, imagery, and architecture within an IdeaScale community is customizable. Admin teams can choose to edit themselves or with IdeaScale’s UX team.
IdeaScale’s responsive design will render beautifully on any smartphone, tablet, or web browser.
By including custom fields on ideas, profiles or campaigns, administrators can gather rich, campaign-specific data.
Email and announcements are powerful engagement tools and all notification preferences can be set by community admins at the outset of a campaign.
IdeaScale users can share their ideas, comment, and vote from mobile devices both when connected to the internet or when composing ideas in offline mode
Community members collaborate with one another as they suggest ideas while voting and commenting on the ideas of others. Integrations lower participation boundaries and make the experience more natural for all participants.
Within IdeaScale, anyone can submit ideas and their supporting details to campaigns and challenges.
During idea submission, the idea form uses predictive word search to consolidate similar ideas. Administrators can also merge like-ideas.
Incentivize your community by distributing points and badges based on the participation of members.
Professional moderation and management ensures the vitality of the community and that the client captures the greatest value from the ideas.
The community discusses and votes on great ideas. The best ideas bubble up to the top.
The innovation widget can to be added to any online experience (websites, intranet pages, ecommerce platforms, and more) so that members can participate in ideation from any digital environment.
Every community can integrate directly with social platforms so that ideas and activity can be shared.
IdeaScale is proudly Section 508 compliant in the three main areas of concern: privacy, security, and accessibility.
IdeaScale allows for real-time, verifiable translation of all user-generated content in more than 30 languages.
The crowd provides ideas, but you need a team to build proposals and prototypes and, eventually, deliver innovative products and services. IdeaScale allows teams to form around an idea and for ideas to be assigned to the leader most able to research and manage an idea proposal.
Administrators can assign capability or responsibility-based roles to specific community members and content with matching data will automatically be routed to those members.
IdeaScale allows teams to form around promising ideas. Community members can be assigned or volunteer to bring ideas to life.
Users and moderators can publicly or privately tag ideas in order segment conversation and organize ideas
Advisory services professionals can help define organizational processes and methods to help optimize innovation activities.
Users can submit file attachments as pitches directly to idea pages. These attachments render inline and can even expand to full-screen mode.
Administrators can set automatic vote or comment thresholds to trigger notifications to members or route ideas to the next lifecycle stage.
Idea ownership allows community members to volunteer to research and implement ideas.
Members can search, sort, and select ideas based on subject, status, associated tags, and more.
Ideas can be developed by asking team members for custom criteria that helps leadership make informed decisions about which ideas are best.
The crowd provides numerous valuable ideas, but knowing which one to invest in is often a challenge. With IdeaScale’s back-end functionality, administrators are able to evaluate benefits, estimate potential costs, forecast future success with greater ease and deliver results with reliability.
ReviewScale is a customizable decision matrix that allows administrators and moderators to identify the most valuable ideas in line with company objectives.
With the assessment tool, not only can community members vote ideas and comments up and down, but they can also evaluate that content across a number of different criteria
When two promising ideas share similar levels of support, the pair-wise tools gives an additional platform for A-B comparison within the community.
Testing crowd insights and ideas is essential before they go to market. IdeaScale strategic services uses advanced methodology to target the best strategies and ideas.
Administrators can easily create a poll that presents to every member at login in order to gather valuable, question-specific data.
The IdeaScale reporting dashboard tracks all-up and detailed information, including users, ideas, comments, and votes over time.
Delivering on the selected ideas is the best way to build a sustainable innovation program. IdeaScale integrates with numerous in-house project management and delivery modules in order to track & socialize the progress of any idea.
IdeaScale integrates with SharePoint in order to facilitate embedded collaboration processes.
Exportable, shareable reports are available 24 hours a day from the crowd, including our popular infographic format which renders IdeaScale data in graphic, modular segments.
Program advisory, concept development, testing, and early prototyping can be stewarded through to success as part of the strategic services offering.
IdeaScale’s API allows customers to plug IdeaScale into other consumable formats.
IdeaScale’s development team will work to integrate with any team’s software and needs.