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Engage your employees at scale, collaborate on novel solutions, and foster a culture of innovation with company-wide challenges.

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Easily Manage, Visualize, and Automate Your Innovation Pipeline

Say goodbye to messy spreadsheets, share drives, and survey tools. Get the platform that can do all that and more, intuitively. Our easy-to-use backend helps you manage submissions, route them to the right people, evaluate them, and move them through the pipeline. Run crowdsourcing challenges rapidly and effectively—at scale.

Easily Manage, Visualize, and Automate Your Innovation Pipeline

Say goodbye to messy spreadsheets, share drives, and survey tools. Get the platform that can do all that and more, intuitively. Our easy-to-use backend helps you manage submissions, route them to the right people, evaluate them, and move them through the pipeline. Run crowdsourcing challenges rapidly and effectively—at scale.



Save Time and Money Running the Most Common Challenges

Don’t reinvent the wheel. With dedicated apps, you can run the most common innovation activities. Use them for such heavy lifting as solving technical problems or improving a business area. Or use the apps for tasks around employee engagement, such as igniting dialogue on company themes, nominating and showcasing high-performers, or gathering and evaluating names for projects.


Save Time and Money Running the Most Common Challenges

Don’t reinvent the wheel. With dedicated apps, you can run the most common innovation activities. Use them for such heavy lifting as solving pressing technical problems or improving an entire business area. Or use the apps for simpler tasks around employee engagement, such as igniting dialogue on important company themes, nominating and showcasing high-performers, or gathering and evaluating names for projects.

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Get Ideas From Everyone in Your Company, Without the Learning Curve

Source ideas from all your employees, not just executives and managers. Let them be heard wherever they are: in the factory breakroom or retail floor; on their mobile phones or desktop computers; and even using an Amazon Echo. Your company gets the flexibility to let everyone’s voice be heard, anywhere—with no additional training.


Get Ideas From Everyone in Your Company, Without the Learning Curve

Source ideas from all your employees, not just executives and managers. Let them be heard wherever they are: in the factory breakroom or retail floor; on their mobile phones or desktop computers; and even using an Amazon Echo. Your company gets the flexibility to let everyone’s voice be heard, anywhere—with no additional training.

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Crowdsourcing has proven invaluable in solving our biggest technical problems, with projected impact well into the millions of dollars.


Advanced Capabilities to Get Your Best Minds Focused on Innovation

Use Brightidea for Challenges to find the best ideas for your biggest business challenges.

Corral Your Entire Workforce, Wherever They Are

Whether you’re sparking a conversation, solving a problem, or improving a business area, engaging your entire workforce gets you results faster. With Brightidea, you can kick off any initiative with a microsite that’s easy to customize. And with mobile collaboration tools, employees can always stay engaged—on the run and in real-time.

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Inform and Engage Participants from a Single Place

Every challenge microsite features a homepage brief that presents all the background information and desired outcome of the challenge, specifies its timeline, a check-in for participants, and a Q&A section for them to ask questions.

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Automate and Streamline the Flow of Ideas

Workflows give your initiatives the discipline of tracking and management. With an intuitive interface and drag-and-drop function, you can easily configure any workflow, starting from idea submission, through evaluation, to final results.

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Give More Bite to Idea Assessments

Numerical scoring makes evaluating ideas more rigorous. Whether it’s a solution to a problem, an idea for new project name, or suggestion for improvement, every idea submitted can be scored. The highest scoring submissions rise to the top, quickly narrowing your pool and making it easy to find the best ideas.

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Build a Track Record with Input from Sponsors

It’s more than engagement; it’s direct impact to your bottom line. With our business impact tools and dashboards, you can keep your innovation program on track, and report on your ROI. Make a successful and enduring program by showcasing your key metrics.

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Advanced Capabilities to Get Your Best Minds Focused on Innovation

Use Brightidea for Challenges to find fresh ideas, solutions, and tackle business challenges.

Crowd Engagement Tools

Corral Your Entire Workforce, Wherever They Are

Whether you’re sparking a conversation, solving a problem, or improving a business area, engaging your entire workforce gets you results faster. With Brightidea, you can kick off any initiative with a microsite that’s easy to customize. And with mobile collaboration tools, employees can always stay engaged—on the run and in real-time.

Discuss Engagement Metrics

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Inform and Engage Participants from a Single Place

Every challenge microsite features a homepage brief that presents all the background information and desired outcome of the challenge, specifies its timeline, a check-in for participants, and a Q&A section for them to ask questions.

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Configurable Workflow

Automate and Streamline the Flow of Ideas

Workflows give your initiatives the discipline of tracking and management. With an intuitive interface and drag-and-drop function, you can easily configure any workflow, starting from idea submission, through evaluation, to final results.

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Data Driven Decision Making

Give More Bite to Idea Assessments

Numerical scoring makes evaluating ideas more rigorous. Whether it’s a solution to a problem, an idea for new project name, or suggestion for improvement, every idea submitted can be scored. The highest scoring submissions rise to the top, quickly narrowing your pool and making it easy to find the best ideas.

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Challenge Feedback Surveys

Build a Track Record with Input from Sponsors

What better way to improve your innovation services than with direct feedback? After every challenge, follow up with stakeholders and have them provide feedback on their experience around the challenge process and its results. It’s yet another way Brightidea enables you to track outcomes and measure success.

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