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Innovation Strategy Consulting Services

Every client approaches crowdsourcing differently based on their objectives, resources, and know-how. Our platform offers expertise to complement your capabilities and ensure your innovation journey is one that is successful right from the start. Whether the request is to get your first campaign launched or to transform your enterprise’s operations, methodologies, and culture, we are here to support you.

Crowd-powered ideas are at the heart of IdeaScale’s innovation strategy solutions. We offer clients a comprehensive innovation program that blends together world-class innovation software and professional services to help them find and develop the next big thing.

We believe innovation means working side-by-side to facilitate positive change in the world. We do that with our technology and in how we conduct business.

But, don’t just take our word for it.

Imagine if…

Everyone in your organization came to work each day believing their ideas could shape the destiny of the enterprise.

Everyone at every level of the organization shared a common innovation language, concepts, and expertise – greatly enhancing their ability to discover new opportunities, develop valuable ideas, and implement them together quickly and cheaply.

If you can imagine it, we can help you achieve it. We have done it before with trailblazing clients using our value-driven approach to innovation that we’ve packaged into a suite of professional innovation consulting services:

For Managers

Strategic Innovation Blueprint

Strategic Innovation Blueprint

Align your leaders around a shared blueprint to the future. On the basis of this innovation strategy, session leaders clarify why and where they need to innovate, in addition to the roles they and the innovation program should play.

Leading Innovation Workshop

Leading Innovation Workshop

Learn the nuanced roles a manager must master to build a discipline of innovation that harnesses the genius and collaborative spirit of their people to consistently develop and implement high-value ideas.

Silicon Valley Immersion

Silicon Valley Immersion

Experience Silicon Valley innovation practices and explore business opportunities through customized site visits (e.g., start-ups, incubators, corporate pioneers, etc.) and conversations with visionaries who share their approaches and outlooks.

For Innovation Teams

Best Practices Bootcamp

Best Practices Bootcamp

Learn what we have learned from 200+ crowdsourcing implementations. Prepare for a positive and impactful launch with a deep dive into
essential practices and client examples from around the world.

Innovation Catalyst Network

Innovation Catalyst Network

Dramatically boost the reach and impact of your team by creating an informal network of certified innovation consulting ambassadors, coaches, facilitators, and change agents.

Innovation Maturity Surveys

Innovation Maturity Surveys

Apply our assessments to determine if your innovation program or your organization is ready and capable of innovating at the highest levels

For Employees

Excelling at Innovation Workshop

Excelling at Innovation Workshop

Learn a discipline of innovation – the mindset, skillset, and toolset – that is needed to successfully develop and champion high potential ideas.

Persuasive Presentation Workshop

Persuasive Presentation Workshop

Learn to formulate and pitch innovative ideas in a clear and compelling manner. Get others to say “yes” and take action in support of your ideas.

Collaborate on Innovation Projects

Collaborate on Innovation Projects

Provide targeted expertise to address critical tasks on your innovation agenda (conducting hackathons, applying design thinking to service innovation, delivering inspirational talks, augmenting your R&D, etc.)

Platform Services that Empower Possibilities

We offer expert advice, hands on instruction, and project staffing to meet your needs

Community & Campaign Trainings

Campaign Design and Configuration

Campaign Design and Configuration

Learn how to design your own open innovation campaign and workflow with IdeaScale, one of the leading innovation consulting firms in the country. Training topics can include campaign configuration, workflow, and idea submission form design.

Campaign Moderation and SME Strategy

Campaign Moderation and SME Strategy

Train your team on moderation best practices to fully engage your crowd and ensure subject matter experts assess the best ideas to advance toward approval and implementation. Training topics can include managing ideas through your campaign’s workflow and communicating with idea submitters.

Campaign Reporting and Analysis

Campaign Reporting and Analysis

Learn to use IdeaScale’s powerful Reporting and Analysis Dashboard to track key campaign metrics that communicate progress on valuable solutions.

Community & Campaign Building

Community Design Branding and Launch

Community Design Branding and Launch

With your vision in mind, let us configure your community so you are ready to launch your first campaign.

Campaign Design, Branding and Launch

Campaign Design, Branding and Launch

We will coach a new innovation team on the optimal innovation workflow for their campaign goals and configure the campaign for launch.

Third Party Application Integrations

Third Party Application Integrations

From PowerBI to Slack, we can support integration with popular applications.

Innovation Program Consulting

Innovation Team Comprehensive Support

Innovation Team Comprehensive Support

Have an Innovation Strategist temporarily assigned to your team to help with demonstrations, trainings, and the co-designing of your periodic campaign strategies or configuration needs.

Scale Your Innovation Program

Scale Your Innovation Program

An Innovation Strategist will help you refine and replicate your program’s materials and innovation community configurations so new crowdsourcing teams can get up to speed quickly and begin using the platform to innovate effectively across the organization.

Custom Reporting and Performance Analysis

Custom Reporting and Performance Analysis

An Innovation Strategist will help you examine and document the current performance of your community’s campaigns, ideas and member participation through the development of a tailored and replicable performance report.

Return on Investment (ROI) Strategy

Return on Investment (ROI) Strategy

An Innovation Strategist will co-develop and integrate an ROI methodology into your IdeaScale community so you can better evaluate and share the results of your innovation efforts.

Our Customers

BBC - Pat Younge "The program provided a tremendous boost to our business. It was the perfect mix of strategy, teamwork, and hands-on innovation practices.” Pat
Younge
Chief Creative Officer
First Pacific - Phil Smithson “On Thursday and Friday of this week, I was lucky enough to attend an Innovation Congress run by Laszlo Gyorffy, which has been legitimately one of the most inspiring business moments I can remember for a long time. I've got a lot of ideas to process, a lot of thinking to do and so many things to improve.” Phil
Smithson
Customer Experience Strategist
EDF - Sid Cox "We continue to proactively listen to customers and deliver relevant products and services across all segments. Needless to say, I think much of this is down to the thinking which your work inspired and the foundations which we put in place for which I do not forget to thank you. Our efforts on this front were recognized again in December, when our I&C business was awarded Energy Supplier of the Year at the Energy Awards (twice in 4 years now)." Sid Cox Director of B2B

Our Customers

BBC - Pat Younge "The program provided a tremendous boost to our business. It was the perfect mix of strategy, teamwork, and hands-on innovation practices.” Pat
Younge
Chief Creative Officer
First Pacific - Phil Smithson “On Thursday and Friday of this week, I was lucky enough to attend an Innovation Congress run by Laszlo Gyorffy, which has been legitimately one of the most inspiring business moments I can remember for a long time. I've got a lot of ideas to process, a lot of thinking to do and so many things to improve.” Phil
Smithson
Customer Experience
Strategist
EDF - Sid Cox "We continue to proactively listen to customers and deliver relevant products and services across all segments. Needless to say, I think much of this is down to the thinking which your work inspired and the foundations which we put in place for which I do not forget to thank you. Our efforts on this front were recognized again in December, when our I&C business was awarded Energy Supplier of the Year at the Energy Awards (twice in 4 years now)." Sid Cox Director of B2B

Our Customers

BBC - Pat Younge "The program provided a tremendous boost to our business. It was the perfect mix of strategy, teamwork, and hands-on innovation practices.” Pat
Younge
Chief Creative Officer
First Pacific - Phil Smithson “On Thursday and Friday of this week, I was lucky enough to attend an Innovation Congress run by Laszlo Gyorffy, which has been legitimately one of the most inspiring business moments I can remember for a long time. I've got a lot of ideas to process, a lot of thinking to do and so many things to improve.” Phil
Smithson
Customer Experience
Strategist
EDF - Sid Cox "We continue to proactively listen to customers and deliver relevant products and services across all segments. Needless to say, I think much of this is down to the thinking which your work inspired and the foundations which we put in place for which I do not forget to thank you. Our efforts on this front were recognized again in December, when our I&C business was awarded Energy Supplier of the Year at the Energy Awards (twice in 4 years now)." Sid Cox Director of B2B

Services are based on 20 + years of working in Silicon Valley and with pioneering organizations around the world!

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