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Innovate Smarter & Faster

Our innovation management solution combines an intuitive software platform with a framework of live events to accelerate innovation. 

 

What we do

We accelerate innovation for game-changing results.

Our holistic solution seamlessly joins the online and real world. Our intuitive crowdsourcing platform and live events engage employees, partners, and customers. And best of all, you always have the right support through our master facilitators and customer service

Innovation Platform

Innovation Management Platform integrates with your existing systems and tools. 

We know that you already have many systems in place that are working well. To simplify implementation, the Innovation Platform integrates with your existing technology. So whether you’re already using Communications or Collaboration software, we adapt Innovation Minds technology to work within your environment.

Holistic Approach to Innovation

Best of the Online and Real World

Innovation Minds is a holistic combination of crowdsourcing platform and in-person events. Use our network of master facilitators or your own in-house team.  This solution will revolutionize how you:

  • Assess strategic challenges
  • Jumpstart innovation and manage experimentation
  • Collaborate on new ideas using Innovation Management Platform and live events (6-THONs© Framework
  • Monitor progress of ideas and evaluate impact scores
  • Develop the best ideas into profitable products, services, and solutions

Over time, our system uses AI to give feedback (Innovator Profiles) so employees can improve their innovation competencies.

 

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Strategic Insights / 360° Assessment Tool

360° Assessment provides a strategic blueprint that showcases highlights and lowlights to align stakeholders on key strategic challenges.  

6-THONs© Events Framework

These six live events jumpstart employee engagement and guide the process from idea creation to prototyping and successful completion of winning solutions. 

Innovation Management Platform

This state-of-the-art portal allows employees to actively engage in the ideation, refinement, and selection process through any device.

Innovator Profiles

Using AI/Machine Learning, the portal generates Innovator Profiles to help develop your organization’s innovation muscle and increase collaboration with employees, partners, and customers.

Some of our clients

We work across industries and business sizes, including cloud-based services, consumer goods, healthcare, communications, insurance, education, government agencies, and non-profits.

Testimonials

“I cannot say enough about how much fun it was to have Bala at our CIO conference — and it is not easy to keep approximately 75 mortgage industry CIOs/CTOs thoroughly engaged!”

Kristen Hoffman

Innovation Program Manager, Fannie Mae

“Innovation Portal just for the Davis, planning and executing Ideathon, Sharkatahon & Makeathon events, and utilizing your network to find sponsors! Thank you to make our inaugural Creator Challenge Series a success.”

Liz Tang

Eng. Student Startup Center, Director

“I continue to get requests – even today – from organizations across Comcast that wants Ideathon brought to their organizations. Many thanks for a great collaborative experience – very kick ass!”

JAMES SHAUT

Innovation Program Leader, Comcast

“6-Thons and Innovation Portal are big hits in our Behavioral Healthcare community in NC. Definitely stimulated a flow of ideas not within our company but also from all of our partners.”

Kevin Enis

CEO, ALPHA CM

Innovator’s Blog

Keep informed with the latest on innovative process, tools, and techniques. 

Visual Facilitation: A Tool for Your Innovation Process

Improve Innovation & Team Collaboration Meetings with Visual Thinking. Free Downloadable Templates for Meeting Facilitators

On Joy, Creativity & Innovation

In this Innovation Spotlight Series, we sat down with Dr. Marta Davidovich Ockuly, a creativity catalyst, educator, researcher and humanistic psychologist. Her research led to the first imagination-informed, human definition of creativity for 2020 and beyond. It has...

Leaders as Designers

Innovation Minds sits down with Tamara Christensen, Founder of Idea Farm Co-op and Co-Founder of Mind Camp Southwest to explore how today’s Leaders can benefit from Design Thinking. I met Tamara Christensen, as she was facilitating a design thinking class at a CPSI...

Teach Your Team to Be More Creative

For any enterprise to be innovative at their business, their internal enterprise tools should be innovative too.

Tomorrow’s Tech for Today’s Workforce

For any enterprise to be innovative at their business, their internal enterprise tools should be innovative too.

Doing Better by Doing Good

Research demonstrating that those organizations that seek a higher, nobler purpose, indeed outperform those who put profit at the center of their business model.

5 Tips for All-Hands Meetings to Jump-Start Innovation & Engagement

Posted By: Rosemary As we enter the season of gratitude and celebrations, visions of employee appreciation, holiday parties, and year-end goal setting may come to mind. Cool! The celebration of your accomplishments and appreciation of the contribution of team members...

Managing Your Innovation Portfolio – Where to Start?

Everything is easier said than done? Wanting something is easy. Saying something is easy. The challenge and the reward are in the doing. Especially it is true when it comes to any Innovation or Transformation initiatives.

Do Corporate Innovation Programs Really Work?

Let’s explore few simple techniques on how to transform your Innovation programs strategically and successfully, and to enable your innovation teams to survive not only the seasonal weather but thrive to earn a ticket to join the elite club.

Creating a Culture of Innovation Starts with the Leaders

A recent study by Forrester revealed 93% of Executives feel their company success is directly tied to Innovation. Yet only 18% believe their Innovation programs are working.

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Our holistic innovation management solution seamlessly joins the online and real world. We provide an intuitive crowdsourcing platform and live events to engage employees, partners, and customers.

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