Ideas management involves promoting and utilizing the creativity and inventiveness of employees. The aim of idea management is to mobilize performance reserves in the company, promote innovation and save costs by collecting and selecting suitable suggestions for improvement or new ideas. Ideas management is thus often part of project management.
In this SoftGuide section, you will find an overview of idea management software and solutions. The idea management software listed in this section helps to implement the management for the company suggestion scheme. In most of the idea management solutions presented here, the BVW is combined with methods of the CIP (continuous improvement process) in the application. Often, idea management also includes functions for mapping automated processes, such as in workflow software. The software supports the systematic recording and management of ideas as well as their evaluation and review. Mostly, idea management software offers different model solutions (e.g. central model, supervisor model, hybrid model) with progress controls and reminder functions with escalation levels.