Innovate Government at
All Levels with Brightidea

Discover the benefits of open government through Brightidea software, specifically designed to promote collaboration while collecting, managing, and executing ideas from employees, citizens, special groups, or the general public.

Brightidea for Government

Benefits for Government
  • Drastically shortens timeframes of idea collection and evaluation.
  • Promotes collaboration on the creation and refinement of new ideas.
  • Fosters a sense of shared involvement in employees and citizens.
  • No end-user training is required.

Recent News Coverage

Gov2.0 Radio Podcast
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CEO Matt Greeley discusses Brightidea's role as the leading provider of idea management solutions and their recent $1.4M contract with the Dept. of State.

City of San Francisco Will Save Over $90K Annually... read more »

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Whether you are looking for transformational innovations or incremental improvements, Brightidea offers the most flexible, end-to-end tool to harness the power of collective intelligence.

Interview: U.S. State Department on Using Brightidea
to Power Innovation

City of San Francisco
Cost Savings and Revenue Generation

  • The program served as a tool for the City to encourage and collect ideas from its employees.
  • In a matter of weeks, there were 700 active participants, 4,000 votes, and nearly 700 comments.
  • Of the 569 total ideas submitted, 4 were chosen for immediate implementation. Many others are under review for possible savings or revenues.

Winning ideas include:

  • Eliminating Hold Music, saving the city over $900/month.
  • Reducing washing of municipal vehicles, saving the city $75,000/year.
  • Allowing 311 to take credit card payments for selling City and MUNI Merchandise.
  • Auctioning surplus and/or unwanted property and vehicles.

Are You Leveraging Employee and Citizen Feedback?

Effectively record and manage input from thousands of stakeholders.

  • Use the power of "crowdsourcing" to rank ideas and allow the best ideas to rise to the top.
  • Quickly establish a feedback channel with employees and the public.
  • Solicit immediate input from employees at any level and from any organization.

"Social Networks" for Innovation & Idea Management

Millions of people participate in online social networking communities. Businesses and Government at all levels have only recently started to realize the potential that Web 2.0 technologies.

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