Create idea boxes to collect ideas. With a clear question ( topic or objective), people can add ideas in the idea box and those ideas can be later validated and approved to convert and as innovation project.
This support article shows how you how to create your own idea box.
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Step 1: Click on COLLECT / idea box
Step 2: Create a new idea box.
The next step is to simply click on 'Create new idea box. Give your idea box a suitable name and save!
Step 3: Set the Idea box Settings
Idea box settings has 3 tabs
General, Agents and invite:
The first step after creating a new idea box is to set your general settings. Set a good idea box title and add a description about the goal or objective of this idea box.
Title: Customer satisfaction
Description: How can we improve our customer satisfaction?
upload an image to make the idea box more interesting
Important to understand
Access: You can set idea box to "open" or "private" . "open" is the default setting and means that this idea box is open to all active users linked to your company. "Private" means that this idea box is only accessible to users who have received an invitation to join this idea box.
Agent Profile: Set idea box to "real identity" or "undercover". Real identity is default option, but if you choose "undercover" than users need to choose an avatar and when adding new ideas or commenting the real identity will not be displayed in the Idea box (on agent side)
Step 4: Invite Agents to join your idea box
After you've successfully created the Idea box settings, you're ready to invite agents to join your idea box to start collecting ideas.
Step 5: Adding Ideas
You can add ideas via the "Manager" environment or via the "Agent" environment
As manager you can add ideas by clicking on [ add ideas ]
As Manager you can click on red [ add idea ] button to add new idea
Add idea as agent (on agent side).
Find your idea box, click on idea box and add your idea.
How to switch from manager to agent -> via my profile > change default company -> update
Step 6: Rating an idea
You can rate your own and other ideas on impact and investment. You can also add a comment to an idea. Go to an idea by clicking on it, scroll down and add your comments and rating.
Only agents who are invited to an idea box can enter the Idea box .
The Idea box is open for as long as you like it, analyze the input coming in to continue your innovation process.
Be sure to ask for support by clicking on the green chat symbol in the bottom right corner.
Go check out our Accept Mission video tutorial:
How to create an idea box and manage ideas