Define strategic arenas for specific business units
Identify ideation challenges/themes for each strategic arena
Broadcast ideation challenges to any targeted set of employees
Define straightforward workflows and alerts for how ideas should be captured, developed and evaluated
Quickly capture ideas and insights related to ideation strategic themes or challenges
Capture structured idea information (risks, value proposition, competitive intelligence, etc.) and unstructured information (comments, expert advice, documents, links, etc.) as the idea develops
Vote and comment to support collaborative development of ideas.
Review and evaluate ideas using pre-defined business criteria and weighted scoring
Communicate and animate your process through personal portal or e-mails alerts: ideas status, progress, request for information or evaluation, etc.
Use customizable metrics to measure user contribution and link it to your reward schema
Generate performance indicators and dashboards: number and status of ideas per given theme, strategic goal, business, type, geography, etc.
Retain all ideation information in an Ideation Bank, which can be used for manual search and automated correlation and clustering
Define roles and access to information to support deployment from hundreds to thousands
Integrate the FEI system seamlessly with your Project Portfolio Management process and system.
Support of multiple knowledge types
Manual and automatic capture from different sources: shared directories, Microsoft SharePoint, etc.
Standards and customizable data connectors
Instant stimuli: automatically prompt staff with most relevant ideas, insights and people to improve quality of ideas and encourage collaboration
Social networking : automatically identify and connect employees who share common areas of interest and similar insights and ideas
Key trends: displays the most correlated themes from set of ideas to help identify gaps or new areas favorable to innovation
Group ideas: assist user in clustering ideas that are correlated to build more innovative concepts