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Bring collaborative innovation to your social business platform, with HYPE’s integration for IBM Connections. Run idea campaigns, e.g., to increase knowledge sharing, improve workplace efficiency, and include customer insights in your products and services. Our well-tried innovation process routes your ideas through screening and implementation, with trackable ROI to prove your innovation program’s success.

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  • + Functional details

    Guided ideation:

    • Idea campaigns solicit ideas aligned to your strategic business goals
    • Dedicated user roles are displayed prominently, improving credibility and responsibility
    • Collaboration tools like comments, votes and recommedations help enrich ideas
    • A transparent process ensures everybody knows what's happening to the ideas

    Focus on measurable results:

    • Step-by-step evaluation wizard
    • Overview of the individual evaluations
    • Community/behavior statistics
    • Built-in KPIs and exports
    • Drill-down dashboards, from analytics to the individual ideas

  • + Business problem

    IBM Connections is a social business solution that engages and motivates employees - but it does not offer a structured way to manage valuable input that can be turned into ideas and concepts which solve business problems. By adding HYPE's innovation app  for IBM Connections, companies can provide an innovation management structure to the contributions in IBM Connections.

  • + Business opportunity

    Innovation is a leading topic for organizations today. By focusing employees on the key problems to address, companies can innovate faster and with more certainty. Social business applications like IBM Connections enable users to collaborate and communicate in a fast and efficient way, but the tools do not have the structure and workflow in place to handle ideas, and turn them into real business value. HYPE Innovation specializes in turning the power of communities into real business value. With HYPE for IBM Connections you can leverage the social engagement, focus it towards strategic business goals, and use the HYPE Platform to develop the results into concepts and projects that can be implemented. HYPE and IBM Connections allows you to combine the best of social business and innovation management.

  • + Return on investment

    By focusing on strategically aligned campaigns, users can be engaged in solving real business problems, producing ideas to solve key problems. Typically after running several campaigns, a company will see a return on investment. Firstly, employees will be engaged and motivated to help overcome important challenges, and secondly, the ideas that are produced result in implementable solutions, which can range from new product development, to cost saving, to process improvements. These opportunities typically result in large return on investment figures.

  • + Competitive advantage

    IBM Connections allows submission of ideas by using its ideation blog. Implementing ideas costs money and time. As any company's resources are limited, you need to select the right ideas for your investment. The HYPE Innovation App for IBM Connections adds HYPE's best practice of a proven evaluation process, which allows the innovation manager to carefully rate and select the submitted ideas. 

  • + Industries

    Computer Services Industry
       Prepackaged Software
    Professional Services Industry
       Business Services
       Management Consulting

  • + Solution areas

    Cross industry
       Human Capital Management
          Knowledge & Collaboration

  • + Customer size

    Very Small Business (Less than 50 employees)
    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

    Arabic
    English
    French
    German
    Spanish; Castilian

  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

    Algeria , Angola , Benin , Botswana , Bouvet Island , Burkina Faso , Burundi , Cameroon , Cape Verde , Central African Republic , Chad , Comoros , Congo , Congo, The Democratic Republic of the , Côte d'Ivoire , Djibouti , Equatorial Guinea , Eritrea , Ethiopia , Gabon , Gambia , Ghana , Guinea , Guinea-Bissau , Kenya , Lesotho , Liberia , Madagascar , Malawi , Mali , Mauritania , Mauritius , Mayotte , Morocco , Mozambique , Namibia , Niger , Nigeria , Rwanda , Réunion , Senegal , Seychelles , Sierra Leone , Somalia , South Africa , Swaziland , São Tome and Principe , Tanzania, United Republic of , Togo , Tunisia , Uganda , Western Sahara , Zambia , Zimbabwe

    Anguilla , Antigua and Barbuda , Argentina , Aruba , Bahamas , Barbados , Belize , Bermuda , Bolivia , Brazil , Canada , Cayman Islands , Chile , Colombia , Costa Rica , Dominica , Dominican Republic , Ecuador , El Salvador , Falkland Islands (Malvinas) , French Guiana , Greenland , Grenada , Guadeloupe , Guatemala , Guyana , Haiti , Honduras , Jamaica , Martinique , Mexico , Montserrat , Netherlands Antilles , Nicaragua , Panama , Paraguay , Peru , Puerto Rico , Saint Kitts and Nevis , Saint Lucia , Saint Pierre and Miquelon , Saint Vincent and the Grenadines , South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands , Suriname , Trinidad and Tobago , Turks and Caicos Islands , United States , Uruguay , Venezuela , Virgin Islands, British , Virgin Islands, U.S.

    American Samoa , Australia , Azerbaijan , Bangladesh , Bhutan , British Indian Ocean Territory , Brunei Darussalam , Cambodia , China , Christmas Island , Cocos (Keeling) Islands , Cook Islands , Fiji , French Polynesia , Guam , Hong Kong S.A.R. of China , India , Indonesia , Japan , Kazakhstan , Kiribati , Korea, Republic of , Kyrgyzstan , Lao People's Democratic Republic , Macao S.A.R. of China , Malaysia , Marshall Islands , Micronesia, Federated States of , Mongolia , Myanmar , Nepal , New Caledonia , New Zealand , Norfolk Island , Northern Mariana Islands , Palau , Papua New Guinea , Philippines , Samoa , Singapore , Sri Lanka , Taiwan , Tajikistan , Thailand , Timor-Leste , Turkmenistan , Viet Nam

    Åland Islands , Albania , Andorra , Armenia , Austria , Belarus , Belgium , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Bulgaria , Croatia , Cyprus , Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia , Faroe Islands , Finland , France , Georgia , Germany , Gibraltar , Greece , Holy See (Vatican City State) , Hungary , Iceland , Ireland , Italy , Latvia , Liechtenstein , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of , Malta , Moldova, Republic of , Monaco , Montenegro , Netherlands , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Russian Federation , San Marino , Serbia , Slovakia , Slovenia , Spain , Svalbard and Jan Mayen , Sweden , Switzerland , Turkey , Ukraine , United Kingdom , Uzbekistan

    Afghanistan , Bahrain , Egypt , Iraq , Israel , Jordan , Kuwait , Lebanon , Oman , Pakistan , Palestinian Territory, Occupied , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , Yemen

    Antarctica , French Southern Territories , Heard Island and McDonald Islands , Maldives , Nauru , Niue , Pitcairn , Saint Helena , Solomon Islands , Tokelau , Tonga , Tuvalu , United States Minor Outlying Islands , Vanuatu , Wallis and Futuna

  • + Solution collateral

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    Nov 12, 2014 Value Proposition

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    Windows Server 2003
       IBM BladeCenter HSxx (Intel processor-based)
       Dell servers
       System x
    Windows Server 2008 (inclusive)
       IBM BladeCenter HSxx (Intel processor-based)
       System x

  • + Services

    Infrastructure Solutions: Collaboration


Date last modified:    Nov 13, 2014


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