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The development of LIKE MY IDEA solution is motivated by an increasing need to embrace the Lean principles of continuous improvement in enterprise organizations. Continuous improvement is recognized as a powerful and effective way to improve critical business processes in order to retain the market position or to make it thrive. Lean methodology gives special attention to added value for end users of products and services that organization offers on market. Simply, lean means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. A lean organization understands customer value and focuses its key processes to continuously increase it. Solution description LIKE MY IDEA provides the platform for implementation of your Continuous improvement process and allows every member of the community to express, elaborate and show their ideas to other members in an easy, fun and motivating way. Process starts with some long or short term challenges that organization faces and seek the ideas on specific topics. These challenges are announced to the community and employees can contribute ideas or solution to the specific challenge and vote for other ideas. After the number of votes reaches predefined threshold the idea can graduate and it’s immediately propagated to Continuous improvement process. Employees involved in the idea creation can get feedback about the realization of their projects through social communities and they can be rewarded for their contribution.

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  • + Functional details

    Basic features that LIKE MY IDEA covers are: • management of Continuous improvement activities and Lean process • collaborative platform (social business network for employees) • flexibility in adjusting to innovation management business processes of specific organization • knowledge database • different mechanisms for motivation of employees: Gamification – employees can receive awards in a form of different types of badges. Idea jam – timeframe for submitting the ideas can be limited for specific time period Voting limits – LIKE MY IDEA can be configured in a way to limit the users number of votes they can give to find only the best ideas.

  • + Business problem

    Main goal of lean principle is to understand value for the customer and to try and continuously increase this value. Continuous improvement is recognized as a very powerful tool for business processes improvement. CROZ developed LIKE MY IDEA (LMI) to provide platform for implementation of Continuous improvement process. LMI enables every member of the community to express, elaborate and show their ideas to other members in an easy and motivating way (social way).

  • + Return on investment

    LIKE MY IDEA time to market is very short. Because of use of IBM BPM, it is very simple to adjust LMI solution to specific customer business processes for continuous improvement regardless if they already follow Lean methodology or not. Savings can be significant on organization level. Main purpose of LIKE MY IDEA solution is to decrease costs and improve existing business processes. Each idea provided by the employee can be quantified and analyzed because of IBM BPM. Through customer specific KPI’s, reduction of cost can be followed and identified. With LIKE MY IDEA, management only sees already filtered ideas (ideas with a lot of votes) for business processes improvement; they do not have to waste time to deal with ideas which are not prospective.

  • + Competitive advantage

    LIKE MY IDEA is solution that supports Continuous improvement process in non-manufacturing organizations in an innovative and motivating way through social business. IBM already recognized how principles of lean manufacturing can be applied to optimize the whole IT value stream. CROZ recognized how these principles can be applied to rest of organization, especially in sales, marketing, human resources and of course in software development. There is no solution on the market that combines Continuous improvement process based on business social network with business process management tool. LIKE MY IDEA is first solution which enables very fast process continuous improvement creation and later also adoption for each organization through business process management tool. It is a very flexible solution with short time to market and fully customized to customer’s needs.

  • + Industries

    Banking Industry
       Banking - Global Customer Management
       Banking - Other
    Computer Services Industry
    Consumer Products Industry
    Education Industry
    Electronics Industry
    Energy & Utilities Industry
    Financial Markets Industry
    Government Central/Federal industry
    Government, State/Provincial/Local Industry
    Healthcare Industry
    Industrial Products Industry
       Construction/Architecture/Engineering
    Insurance Industry
    Life Sciences Industry
    Professional Services Industry
    Retail Industry
    Telecommunications Industry

  • + Solution areas

    Cross industry
       Business Process Management and Integration

  • + Customer size

    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported

    Croatian
    English

  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    Windows Server 2008 (inclusive)
       IBM Systems: System x

  • + Storage devices

    Data Retention Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage DR450


Date last modified:    Jul 3, 2013


Contact information

Mirela Grginčić
00385916858530

Company

CROZ d.o.o. za informaticku djelatnost
Lastovska 23
Zagreb, Grad Zagreb 10000
Croatia

(0)1 6184 831

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