The idea generation phase is often called the front-end of innovation, it’s where you collect and evaluate ideas. HYPE Enterprise supports idea generation through strategic areas, idea campaigns, and idea channels.
1. Strategic Innovation Areas
Generating business impact - Strategic Innovation Areas (SIAs) align the innovation activities of your initiative with the business goals of your company.
Providing focus - SIAs help you focus innovation initiatives across the company, and link innovation activities such as campaigns and projects with strategic outcomes.
Building trust - They provide your contributors with the broader picture and thus help to build trust in the purpose of your online program.
Providing evidence - For you, the innovation manager, they provide structure across your innovation activities and evidence in the form of KPIs for how your collaborative innovation program contributes to the performance of your company.
2. Idea Campaigns
Providing guidance - HYPE’s campaign wizard leads you through the setup, step by step. Define the campaign team in charge, the duration, and the settings for discussions and voting as well as for the community graduation.
Selecting the right audience - Select the audience according to your purpose: HYPE Enterprise allows you to select participants by departments, skill sets, country and more criteria to make sure you have both subject matter experts and diverse perspectives.
Quick setup times - Select from a standard template or copy a previous campaign to use the same settings and launch quickly.
Staying on top of activities - The campaign cockpit keeps your finger on the pulse of the campaign activity. With key metrics and participation reports, and communication tools to keep the audience updated.
3. Idea Channels
Providing an overview - Channel owners have a personal dashboard with all channels they oversee, including deep search functionality.
Simple setup - A wizard guides you through the channel setup process.
Always on - Channels are always open for contributors, to submit ideas or insights they discover.
Offering mobile submission - Ideas can be submitted to the platform by mobile, tablet or desktop PC, and even via email submission.
Providing contextual help - Your idea authors are guided by contextual help to ensure a high quality of submissions.
Linking information - Ideas can be linked to other, similar ideas, as well as to trends and inspirations. Tagging ideas makes grouping and finding them easy.
Transparency - The process picture offers transparency and shows what phase the idea is in and what is going to happen next.
Providing various exporting options - A toolbox provides the manager with various options to take the idea offline, whether with predefined, MS Word or PowerPoint reports aligned with your corporate branding, or as PDF snapshots and Excel sheets.
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