IdeaScale Review: "Awesome tool for innovation challenges - great support to launch efficient challenges"
- It's easy to configure and adjust to our process flow.
- It allows for easy interaction across the organization in a structured way.
- It's constantly being enhanced and changed according to user feedback.
- The reporting platform needs improvement to make it easier to show results directly from the system.
- It takes time and effort to get traffic in the tool.
IdeaScale Scorecard Summary
IdeaScale is software that allows companies to gather ideas from the crowd. The rest of the crowd votes on the ideas, comments on them, and organizations refine those ideas into proposals, pitches, and realities. As an example of how this works: The World Cerebral Palsy Alliance launched a worldwide challenge asking people for ideas that would change the lives of those who live with cerebral palsy. A man living in Turkey suggested a solar-powered wheelchair since he didn't always have access to reliable energy and it was a top-voted idea. A team of students in Virginia volunteered to research and build that solar-powered wheelchair as a prototype and it was one of the first of its kind. Other examples include ideas to save taxpayers money, ways to improve school attendance in Pakistan, and methods of reducing maternal mortality in Indonesia.
IdeaScale aims to be the most accessible platform (with multiple social integrations, mobile responsiveness, Section 508 compliance, etc.). It also aims to offer ease of use for both the end user and the admin; according to the vendor, every behavior in IdeaScale is configurable. The software is also intended to be IT friendly with a robust API, embeddable widgets and security certifications.
High profile clients include the White House, NASA, Princess Cruises, and Marriott Vacations Worldwide.
IdeaScale Support Options
|Free Version||Paid Version|
|Video Tutorials / Webinar|
IdeaScale Technical Details
|Mobile Application:||Mobile Web|
|Supported Languages:||اللغة العربية (Arabic), Հայերեն (Armenian), български (Bulgarian), Français, Canadien (Canadian French), Català (Catalan), 中国（简体） (Chinese (Simplified)), 中國（繁體） (Chinese (Traditional)), Hrvatski (Croatian), Čeština (Czech), Dansk (Danish), Nederlands (Dutch), English, Suomalainen (Finnish), Français (French), Deutsch (German), Ελληνικά (Greek), עברית (Hebrew), Magyar (Hungarian), Íslenska (Icelandic), Italiano (Italian), 日本語 (Japanese), ភាសាខ្មែរ (Khmer, Cambodian), 한국어 (Korean), Lëtzebuergesch (Luxembourgish), Norsk (Norwegian), Polski (Polish), Português (Portuguese), Română (Romanian), Русский (Russian), Slovenčina (Slovak), Slovenščina (Slovene), Español (Spanish), Svenska (Swedish), ไทย (Thai), Türkçe (Turkish), Cymraeg (Welsh)|