Open Innovation Challenges Software

A collaborative tool to launch innovative projects with external communities

Innovative Project Management Tool: Bring out and select the most relevant ideas, engage a community and reveal skills. Follow the progress of a program, share educational resources, collaborate and exchange with internal and external coaches and mentors.

A digital innovation management tool

  • Capitalize on internal resources. Support initiatives and allow to have an impact in the company. Decentralize decision making, challenge processes. Unleash talent Empower employees, let go and trust. Work in Agile Method Make people autonomous and able to react quickly in change management

  • Favour initiatives De-demonize failure, encourage experimentation. Engaging employees, identifying talent. Learning by doing Project-based training with contextualized pedagogical content for the development of a product or service. Raising skills Promote skills transfer and access to knowledge.

  • Continuous R&D Continuous and participative watch, allowing experimentation to foster creativity. Reinventing the corporate culture Open innovation Opening up to direct and indirect ecosystems by promoting the transfer of knowledge and talent Synergies with innovation communities Fluidifying exchanges between Business Units, and with the

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“  Cet outil nous a permis de centraliser les informations sur notre lancement de produit et d'innover avec des experts externes ”

Manage internal communication around innovative projects, project monitoring, centralize key project management information.

Call for ideas with innovation communities and external members. Bringing out the most relevant ideas, drawing on expertise and mobilizing a community innovation lab management Accelerate the launch of innovative products: Program brief, highlights calendar and team member profile sheets. Statistics and visualization of the progress of each project in the program
Define and follow clear roadmaps. Project management track the progress of a program, access key resources, collaborate online and interact with coaches and mentors. sustainable product design Allow your teams to communicate with each other at all times. Boost internal communication around your innovative projects.
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Bring out and select the most relevant ideas, mobilize a community and reveal skills. Follow the progress of a program, access to educational resources, the team collaborates and exchanges with internal and external coaches and mentors.

  • Ideation: Monitor the progress of a program, access to educational resources, the team collaborates and exchanges with internal and external coaches and mentors.

    Ideation: Monitor the progress of a program, access to educational resources, the team collaborates and exchanges with internal and external coaches and mentors.
    Call for ideas The candidate is guided in the definition of his idea (technical feasibility, desirability, economic profitability…).

    Idea selection Juries pre-select ideas that are aligned with the group’s strategy or issues.

    Public voting and talent identification The community votes and can apply to contribute to a project.

    Final selection of ideas and project leaders Candidates with ideas and contributors to projects are selected by the jury.

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  • Open innovation management software: allows a project team to track the progress of a program, access key resources, collaborate online and interact with coaches and mentors.

    Program brief, calendar of key events and team member profile sheets
    Sharing of content and upload of deliverables for each phase of the program to teams, coaches and sponsors.
    Access to a toolkit and educational resources for each program milestone
    Statistics and visualization of the progress of each project in the program
    Iteration and prioritization

    Via the document sharing feature, the project team iterates online with the coaches, and prioritizes leads with internal sponsors.

    Interview tools, benchmarking, etc.

    The project team has access to educational resources and the digital toolbox accompanying the observation phase.

  • Project management and innovation management tool

    Timeline and Program Flow

    Visualization of the program sequence (sequential mode).
    Dates and presentation of each phase.

    Integrated forms

    Team members directly fill in the checklists (tasks to be completed), questionnaires (KPI, NSP…) and download the deliverables expected by managers and mentors for each phase of the program.

    Access to “documents” and “toolkit

    In addition to the deliverables and expected actions, team members have access to the toolkit and working documents directly related to the different phases of the program.
    Dynamic maps

    Progress bars provide an understanding of the tasks to be processed, and colours alert on deadlines or deliverables expected by program managers and mentors.
    Toolkit

    The toolkit is powered by the programme managers and is accessible to all teams. This space allows the sharing of pedagogical content or pointing out useful digital tools for the development of the project.
    Documents and Toolkits can be sorted by phase, a title, a description allow to identify the shared content.
    In order to facilitate work and share tasks, maps can be assigned to team members.
    Project supervision

    Administrators can view all project spaces. Jurors and mentors have access only to the projects assigned to them.

    Project phase management

    Some teams may have identified a problem quickly and will need to move directly to the prototyping phase to validate their hypotheses.
    Program managers can therefore manage the evolution of teams in the program on a case-by-case basis by unlocking access to a new project development phase.

  • Innovation challenge : Innovation community and call for innovative projects or challenges Visibility of project information

     

    The visibility of the information displayed to the public on the project sheets is configurable to preserve the confidentiality or intellectual property of certain solutions.

    Community Votes

    Several voting sessions can be scheduled to refine the selection in each round.

    Voting options

    It is possible to hide the number of votes, show only a counter or reveal the entire list of voters for a project. Voters can only vote once for a project and can be limited to a maximum number of votes per session.

  • Open innovation management software: allows a project team to track the progress of a program, access key resources, collaborate online and interact with coaches and mentors.

    Program brief, calendar of key events and team member profile sheets
    Sharing of content and upload of deliverables for each phase of the program to teams, coaches and sponsors.
    Access to a toolkit and educational resources for each program milestone
    Statistics and visualization of the progress of each project in the program
    Iteration and prioritization

    Via the document sharing feature, the project team iterates online with the coaches, and prioritizes leads with internal sponsors.

    Interview tools, benchmarking, etc.

    The project team has access to educational resources and the digital toolbox accompanying the observation phase.

    User form

    Customizable information for the candidate’s profile (self-completion via SSO for corporates).
    Different paths can be configured according to the type of user (corporate, student, mentor…).

    Project form

    The number of steps, the types of questions (checkboxes, images, video…) and the parameters (max. length, optional fields… ) allow to place the user in the position of an entrepreneur who has to pit his project to an innovation jury.
    Innovation project management statistics and data
    Statistics and information on Members and projects

    A curve makes it possible to follow the evolution of registrations and the deposit of ideas on the platform.
    Graphs (radar charts, pie charts…) are dynamically generated to follow the typology of participants and projects submitted.

    Context and filters

    Filters can be applied to understand the evolution of members and projects according to the key stages or dates of the challenge.

    Jury opinion management software for Hackathon and innovation challenge
    Groups of jurors

    Jurors may be grouped by speciality, and projects corresponding to their expertise are assigned to them.

    Evaluation sessions

    Several appraisal sessions can be scheduled to refine the selection in each round.
    Appraisal criteria

    The evaluation criteria are parameterized for each session, an average per group of criteria is calculated to better sort the projects.
    Results of the evaluation sessions

    Projects are sorted by averages (general or by group of criteria).
    The selection is made by simply clicking on the medal icon. The selected projects are automatically sent to the next phase of the challenge.
    Details of the votes

    For each project, administrators have the possibility to consult the scores awarded by each juror, criterion by criterion.