Idea Repository - the base of the collaborative communication, where information, ideas, problems, claims are declared and discussed

Agreements declared through the idea management process, are maintained and always accessible to all the participants. Agreements could be:

  • Memorandum of understanding
  • Letter of Intend
  • Contract
  • Milestones
  • Expected Results
  • Intellectual Properties

Innovation execution – All the activities of the innovation process from evaluation methods up to prototyping and rollout are managed in a unified collaborative manner.  Innovation Execution incorporates three major groups of activities:

  • Innovation Evaluation Methods & Decision Assistance Models
    • PCM (Pair Comparison Matrix)
    • FMEA (Failure mode and effects analysis)
    • Collaborative QFD. (Quality function deployment)
    • Pugh Matrix (Concept selection method)
    • AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process)
    • PPA (Product Potential analysis).
  • Planning & Scheduling of innovation activities
    • Human Activities
    • Quality
    • Supply Chain
    • Production
  • Control of activities
    • Time Management
    • Quality Problems
    • Materials flow
    • Shop Floor Monitoring

Meeting Management – organizes all the meetings during the innovation process.

  • Meeting organization
  • Set of discussion topics.
  • Attendees’ invitation.
  • Documentation of results and following actions

Knowledge Change – enables to keep a track on all the changes on several company knowledge aspects. Changes are modeled in an organized matter, allowing clarity and easy follow-up.