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Engage global communities. Spark disruptive ideas.

Use the ITONICS Innovation OS to collect, structure, and evaluate ideas to solve today’s and tomorrow’s challenges collaboratively.

  • Systemize and motivate ideation
  • Streamline idea submission processes
  • Get stakeholder buy-in and engagement
ITONICS Software for Ideation and Idea Management
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Why ideation?

Ideation is a systematic practice that helps organizations generate and refine concepts and ideas to solve pressing challenges. Through a multi-stage process consisting of phases and gates, ideas are gathered, aggregated, analyzed, developed, and evaluated.

The best ideas are then resourced, prioritized, and implemented to produce new products, services, and business models. Ideation leverages the intelligence of the hive by involving employees, test users, clients, experts, suppliers, or external crowds.

Create campaigns for game-changing innovation

Build your global innovation ecosystem with ITONICS Campaigns. Use the ITONICS Radar to uncover which trends, technologies, and risks you need to pay attention to. Use these to create campaigns that address strategic topics and access collective intelligence to find your next big transformation.

Collect idea submissions from company internal and external submitters. Establish reliable phase-gate processes that allow you to move idea submissions through phases and select the best ideas for further development.

Get experts to help you unlock new value by rating ideas to ensure that you back the winners.

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Drive engagement and collaboration

Break down silos and strengthen cross-functional cooperation with collaborative ideation campaigns. Use ideation campaigns to expose "what if" and "what’s possible" ideas, then easily report back to management using ITONICS Ideation dashboards.

Activate internal teams to get involved in ideating for your next big transformation and start fostering intrapreneurial mindsets. Encourage participation with gamification, nudging, and customized submission platforms.

Create the foundations for win-win innovation collaborations between business units as well as with external partners and startups.

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Involve startups and prioritize winning growth opportunities

How do organizations become proactive and develop solutions for major developments like sustainability and the metaverse? Startups can be a valuable resource to help boost innovation and disrupt industries.

Augment experimental and exploratory thinking by collecting ideation submissions from startups on the ITONICS digital platform. Find synergies and move the right ideas to the next phase.

Assess risk and potential then prioritize the right ideas and partnerships with Matrix visualizations or the ITONICS Portfolio.

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Ensure better transitions from ideas to innovation projects

Transform the right ideas into innovation projects. Use Kanban boards and project workflows to develop your innovation portfolios.

Implement initiatives effectively by aligning team efforts. Establish integrated project pipelines. Streamline strategic planning to ensure excellent execution with ITONICS Roadmap and accelerate time to market.

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Collaborate and ideate with impact

Content and Research with the ITONICS Innovation OS

Kickstart your environmental scanning with ready-to-use trends and technologies compiled by our analysts.

Insights and Automation with the ITONICS Innovation OS

Save time with AI-enabled environmental scanning that sorts through masses of data so you can focus on what matters.

Collaboration Features in the ITONICS Innovation OS

Encourage team and stakeholder involvement with easy content sharing, collaborative ratings, and engagement features.

Gamification Features in the ITONICS Innovation OS

Leader boards, badges, and activity points that drive team engagement.

Notifications and Alerts - ITONICS Innovation OS

Stay on top of activities with email notifications and in-system messages that encourage participation.

Digital Innovation and Idea Campaign Workflows

Spark disruptive ideas from global teams with configurable ideation campaign workflows.

Open Innovation Features - ITONICS Innovation OS

Incorporate external expertise from anywhere using ideation tools. For 10 or 100,000 collaborators.

Dashboards and Reporting - ITONICS Innovation OS

Get quick status overviews on innovation initiatives and report on these easily.

Matrix View Features - ITONICS Innovation OS

Analyze your innovation portfolio by evaluating risk and potential with matrix visualizations.

Software and features for managing innovation portfolios

Connect portfolios with strategy and inform priorities through project workflows, boards, budget planning, and reporting.

Empower everybody to innovate. Today.

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Co-create innovative solutions and ideas on one single point of truth

Read more on our unique, proven methodology that covers the following innovation questions: Where to Play, How to Win, and What to Execute.

Ideation and idea management process

Best-practice stories from true innovation rockstars

Cisco Innovate Everywhere Challenge

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Innovate Everywhere Challenge powered by ITONICS

The Innovate Everywhere Challenge, running on the ITONICS Innovation OS, is now a best practice for innovation management at Cisco. And around the world. Find out how Cisco engages more than 50,000 employees year after year in a competition that has spawned a company-wide startup culture.

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Innovation Rockstars Podcast Ina Nordsiek

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Pioneers Camp: Intrapreneurship for new growth

In this Podcast, we welcome Dr. Ina Nordsiek, Director Intrapreneurship at the German domestic appliance manufacturer Miele. When she joined the company in 2020, Ina’s mission was to develop an intrapreneurship program from scratch. The result: the Miele Pioneers Camp that empowers people to transform their ideas into new business.

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Innovation Platform Leonhard Weiss powered by ITONICS

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A digital and cross-site idea management system

The innovation platform at Leonhard Weiss, powered by ITONICS, has  evolved into the central and company-wide place to go for everything concerning trend and tech scouting, ideation, and innovation portfolio management.

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Innovation Rockstars Podcast with Didier Boulet

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The THALES Design Journey

Some years ago, THALES understood that technology-driven innovation alone, could not address the full spectrum of business challenges. We learn from Didier Boulet, Chief Design Officer, how THALES addresses the growing need for human-centered innovation through design thinking to drive better solutions and competitive advantage.

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