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Solverboard is the only all-in-one innovation platform that can help you find the best ideas, streamline their delivery and measure their value.

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Our workflow

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“How do we align ideas with our business strategy?”

Strategic innovation requires strategic alignment. Every idea in Solverboard is aligned to a business goal, so you never lose sight of the big picture.

Set objectives and work towards them.

Keep initiatives focused on the wider business strategy by inputting your business goals and mapping your ideas to those goals to make sure they fit.

Filter ideas that don’t meet your goals.

New ideas that don’t align with your business goals can be identified and filtered out early in the ideation process.

Share your vision for innovation.

Communicate your innovation mission and vision and the role it plays in creating future value for your business.

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“How do we find our best ideas?”

Great ideas can come from anywhere, but finding them isn’t always easy. Solverboard can help you collect and filter ideas, so you can zero in on the best.

Use the crowd to capture ideas.

Source ideas from across the organisation and rank ideas by user engagement, showing you which crowdsourced ideas are generating the most interest.

Cluster ideas around topics or goals.

Grouping ideas around initiatives like ‘sustainability’ or ‘cost reduction’ allows you to measure interest in certain areas and prioritise ideas which align with the business’ strategy.

Gather ideas into visual dashboards.

Ideaboard is an intuitive way to explore ideas, giving you a visual representation of all the ideas that are live on the platform at any one moment.

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“How do we test whether this will work?”

Prototyping is when good ideas become great ideas. Solverboard helps you test, iterate and refine ideas before you commit to them.

Create teams to test ideas.

Explore, develop and validate ideas by creating teams that are responsible for the testing process and assigning tasks to them.

Use ‘Design Thinking’.

Define your hypothesis, state your assumptions and design your experiments to test and refine your thinking.

Capture and share learnings.

Build a knowledge bank of everything you’ve learned throughout the process that can be easily shared with everyone.

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“Which innovation options should we focus on first?”

Timing is everything. Solverboard analyses your portfolio and selects the best mix of projects for you to launch at any given time.

Propose options in groups.

Related options can be grouped together to pitch for approval or the investment required to launch.

Create a balanced portfolio.

Ensure a balanced selection of initiatives by analysing selected options by financial appraisal, innovation type and level of ambition.

Track approvals and support for ideas.

Record the number of approvals that ideas receive and highlight ideas that have reached the number required to launch.

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“How can we streamline the delivery of projects?”

Delivering big ideas requires careful management. Solverboard can help you manage the entire process from just one platform, as well as integrating with other project tools to provide a single source of truth and the confidence you're going to deliver.

Define the project scope.

Communicate your objectives, KPIs, team, resources and approach with all stakeholders.

Track your budget.

Establish the resources that are required and keep track of costs as you progress.

Develop business cases.

Define how your innovation project will generate revenue and measure the ROI and NPV of projects throughout the development process.

Integrate with other project tools.

Connect your preferred project management tools with Solverboard, so that all tools are in sync and update automatically as projects progress.

Review and assess your progress.

Regularly review your progress against your objectives and financial targets, with the ability to pivot or put projects on hold at any time.

Manage product development.

Plan release cycles and internal reviews to help you deploy digital products and start gathering feedback faster.

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“How are we measuring the effectiveness of our innovation programme?”

Solverboard’s reports and dashboards track the number of ideas being generated and the speed of their delivery, highlighting areas for improvement and showing what’s worked in the past.

Track your progress.

Measure the progress of ideas, tests and projects as well as your average speed of delivery.

Visualise project data.

Generate intuitive and easy to understand visualisations that help stakeholders make informed decisions.

Measure current and projected value.

Analyse the total value of your innovation initiatives at every stage of the project lifecycle.

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Total control for enterprise innovators

Create an always-on innovation pipeline.

Create a reliable pipeline of credible ideas and new projects sourced from across the organisation.

Manage the entire project lifecycle.

Progress initiatives from ideas to tests to live projects, with customisable workflows to match your business processes.

Create an audit trail.

Capture and record all approvals and key decisions within the platform.

Manage roles and permissions.

Control what people can see and do across the platform with our comprehensive permissions framework.

Provide assurance in delivering innovation.

Give your C-suite confidence and assurance that your innovation strategy is being tracked and managed at every stage, and the benefits will be realised.

Store learnings for future reference.

Create a searchable knowledge bank to help teams learn from one another and record their activity.

Link projects and ideas together.

Assign ideas or projects to other entities to create parent-child relationships within the platform, helping organise your ideas and improving navigation.

Access from any device.

Access the browser-based application from desktop, laptop or mobile, with a seamless user experience on any device.