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Intelligent Idea Management Software

Don’t just talk about innovation, make sure it happens. Nurture a culture of collaboration to gather, manage, and implement impactful ideas that deliver ongoing value for your organization.

Why Idea Management Software?

Embed a Culture of Innovation at Scale

Cultivate an innovator’s mindset amongst your audience and make sure everyone’s ideas are considered

Deliver
Exponential ROI

Gather and spot ideas that can
deliver incredible bottom-line results for your business

Solve Strategic
Challenges

Leverage the wisdom of crowds against your toughest challenges and biggest opportunities

Manage Your
Innovation Portfolio

Gather and prioritize a pipeline of innovative ideas for sustainable business growth

How Does it Work?

Challenge
Brainstorm
Evaluate
Implement
Track
Challenge
01 / 05

Challenge

Launch an ideation challenge to gather ideas around a strategic opportunity, question, or pain point.

  • Create an engaging landing page for your challenge containing all the information your audience needs to participate, including pictures, videos, challenge sponsors, and more
  • Invite any audience to join, and segment them however you like. Want to include customers or partners? No problem. The more the merrier!
  • Customize the idea submission form to ensure your users are focused on what matters. Feel free to use your own idea generation methodology or framework
  • Assign campaign managers to govern their campaign by setting specific moderation rules, defining the challenge timeframe, communicating with the campaign audience, analyzing performance and more
Brainstorm
02 / 05

Brainstorm

Your users submit their ideas, refine them through collaboration, and vote for the ones they think are best.

  • Similar ideas are automatically detected during submission to prevent duplication and encourage teamwork 
  • Intuitive social functionality encourages users to develop ideas into business plans through collaboration 
  • Users rate ideas via the crowd-voting method of your choice, including thumbs up/down, star ratings, and token-voting 
  • Users can ‘join the team’ and help to bring ideas to life 
  • Award users ‘points’ and ‘badges’ for their contributions 

 

Evaluate
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Evaluate

Develop a business plan for your ideas by gathering insights and data from all relevant stakeholders.

  • Ideas are automatically filtered and progressed through the workflow according to your chosen criteria 
  • Our AI will recommend relevant experts and decision makers to provide strategic insights 
  • Use advanced evaluation methods like balanced score card, idea tournament, shark tank, and token voting along the process
  • Our powerful sonar tool allows you to cross-reference dozens of data points and pinpoint the ideas with the highest potential 
Implement
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Implement

Review the final shortlist of ideas, and use the data and insights at your fingertips to decide which ones to commercialize.

  • Create tasks and assign resources to manage the implementation of your ideas companywide 
  • Intuitively move ideas between your different workflow stages with our Kanban functionality 
  • Integrate with leading PPLM tools of your choice to automate the process 
  • Use our ‘adoption’ feature to track cross-company implementation of your innovation 
Track
05 / 05

Track

Use our powerful reporting functionality to understand and optimize the performance of your innovation program.

  • Use our out-of-the-box reports and dashboards, or create custom reports of your own to analyze audience engagement, efficiency, ROI, and more 
  • Measure the ROI and forecasted impact of your ideas and share them with different stakeholders across the company  
  • Identify any bottlenecks and maintain a balanced innovation portfolio over time with our funnel view 

Successful, Together

With Qmarkets you are never alone. Your very own Customer Success Expert is always there to share best practices, offer friendly advice, and help you take full advantage of the platform. As part of every project, we help map out your requirements against our features, before tailoring the platform and workflow to your unique needs.

Features At Your Fingertips

Localization
& Translation

Choose from 20+ languages with automated content translation and custom terminology

Custom Homepage & Branding

Build your own homepage and customize the platform skin to match your brand identity

Challenge
Creation Wizard

Define every aspect of your challenge with our intuitive step-by-step wizard

Audience
Segmentation

Create an audience and invite them to participate in a specific challenge

Smart Content Recommendations

Users are automatically shown content that is relevant to their interests to stimulate platform engagement

Following
& Sharing

Users can easily follow ideas to receive updates, or share ideas to reach a wider audience

Points, Badges, & Incentives

Use gamification to incentivize users to contribute to your innovation program effectively

Advanced
Crowd-Voting

Invite your users to evaluate solutions through thumbs up/down voting, star ratings, token voting, and more

Similar
Idea Recognition

AI ensures you never receive duplicate solutions by showing users similar content live from the submission form

Essential Idea Management Integrations

Essential Idea Management Integrations

Experts Communities

Easily tap into the collective wisdom of the HeroX global community of problem solvers and experts, to gather highly relevant ideas and solutions for your initiative. This allows you to benefit from the power of crowdsourcing without having to generate your own audience.

Enterprise Social Tools

Integrate with enterprise social tools such as MS teams, Slack, and Salesforce to embed your idea management program directly into your collaboration ecosystem. This helps you to harness existing channels to increase engagement for your innovation initiatives.

What is Idea Management?

Every innovation starts with an idea, so an effective ideation process is a must-have for any organization. How do you involve all the relevant people in your ideation process? And how do you sort, evaluate, prioritize, and manage ideas when you have thousands to choose from? If you want to go back to the basics, then take a look at our full guide to idea management by clicking below.

Your Own Innovation Ecosystem

Unlock your organization’s full potential with software that powers all of your innovation management activities. Gather and manage trends, technologies, ideas and more, and develop them into a portfolio of innovations that deliver real ROI for your business. Start small and scale up if, how, and when you choose.

Trend Management
Trend Management

Keep your place at the cutting edge. Build a collaborative trend knowledge base to pinpoint the innovations that can have an exponential impact on your company bottom-line.

Technology Scouting
Technology Scouting

Leverage unlimited innovation intel. Tap into a global network of endless growth opportunities and collaborate with key stakeholders to manage an intelligent deal-flow process involving start-ups, experts, academia, partners, and more.

Idea Management
Idea Management

Don’t just talk about innovation, make sure it happens. Nurture a culture of collaboration to gather, evaluate, and implement impactful ideas that deliver ongoing value for your organization.

Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement

Operate at your maximum potential. Embed a streamlined process to continuously discover opportunities for improvement and operational excellence across your business.

Innovation Portfolio Management
Innovation Portfolio Management

Step into your personal innovation cockpit. Ensure your innovations translate into impact by tracking your whole innovation portfolio and measuring the value it delivers over time.

Trend Management
Trend Management

Keep your place at the cutting edge. Build a collaborative trend knowledge base to pinpoint the innovations that can have an exponential impact on your company bottom-line.

Technology Scouting
Technology Scouting

Leverage unlimited innovation intel. Tap into a global network of endless growth opportunities and collaborate with key stakeholders to manage an intelligent deal-flow process involving start-ups, experts, academia, partners, and more.

Idea Management
Idea Management

Don’t just talk about innovation, make sure it happens. Nurture a culture of collaboration to gather, evaluate, and implement impactful ideas that deliver ongoing value for your organization.

Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement

Operate at your maximum potential. Embed a streamlined process to continuously discover opportunities for improvement and operational excellence across your business.

Innovation Portfolio Management
Innovation Portfolio Management

Step into your personal innovation cockpit. Ensure your innovations translate into impact by tracking your whole innovation portfolio and measuring the value it delivers over time.

Start Your Idea
Management Journey Today

Get in touch with our team of innovation experts to see how we can help unlock your innovation potential.