Planbox Acquires IdeaConnection, the Best-in-Class Open Innovation Expert Solver Network

Planbox prospects can now tap into a world-wide solver community of hugely proficient experts to

Planbox prospects can now tap into a world-wide solver community of hugely proficient experts to acquire ground breaking methods for their most advanced and pressing organization issues

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updated: May possibly twelve, 2020 09:fifteen EDT


​​​​​​​​​​​​Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-dependent AI-driven agile innovation administration platforms, these days declared that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open up innovation system and market. This is the fourth acquisition for Planbox considering the fact that 2015 as it proceeds to acquire and guide with the most in depth agile innovation administration alternative in the market. Planbox, which not long ago gained the highest scores in tactic and present supplying in The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020, will now even more extend and distinguish its alternative by like IdeaConnection’s open up innovation system and hugely proficient, vast and far-achieving skilled difficulty-solver community in its Agile Innovation Suite supplying. 

“The entire world is struggling with unparalleled social, technological and world-wide disruption which has triggered massive turbulence and terrific issues across all sectors. Organizations face pressing requires for methods to advanced complications. We give corporations accessibility to the world’s most resourceful and ground breaking minds who perform collaboratively to remedy complications and acquire innovations,” reported Scott Wurtele, CEO of IdeaConnection. “Our motto is multidisciplinary groups remedy complications.” 

IdeaConnection has a extensive-standing report as a dependable open up innovation husband or wife for some of the world’s most identified brands with a status for jogging fully private issues with pre-screened candidates under NDA. Hand-picked groups of varied experts are picked to acquire ground breaking methods and ease the load on the customer who has to decide on from a pick amount of proposed methods. This distinctive private challenge company supplies the ideal system for resolving important route complications rapidly by de-jeopardizing a component of the discovery and research levels of difficulty-resolving and new innovation routines.

IdeaConnection gives companies the tools to find, invent and check out the systems and processes that will form tomorrow’s entire world. The digital workforce of 20,000+ experts, imagined leaders, researchers and innovators across a hundred and eighty+ international locations is prepared to assist by doing work collectively and providing the innovations that are needed proper now. The emphasis is on the top quality of the contributors in the community who are greatly screened, constantly vetted and reviewed by prospects to ensure only leading-notch solvers are invited to participate, all of which lead to IdeaConnection’s business-best 80% solver level, an unparalleled figure that speaks to the quantity of issues solved via the community.

“The world-wide collaboration amongst community and non-public companies all across the entire world to defeat this wellbeing pandemic is a terrific example of what can be attained when the world’s best minds come collectively to remedy a difficulty,” reported Ludwig Melik, CEO of Planbox. “IdeaConnection has designed its organization on establishing the most spectacular community of skilled know-how more than the previous 10 years dependent on this premise. Now, by combining IdeaConnection with Planbox, we are launching a distinctive innovation system AND market that can provide any organization with an end-to-end experience to find the best possibilities, remedy the hardest problems and provide the most outstanding methods.”

IdeaConnection has been resolving complications considering the fact that 2007 by assembling cautiously designed multidisciplinary groups led by entire world-class facilitators. These skilled groups acquire intensely researched and hugely ground breaking methods. Making use of this solution, IdeaConnection has attained a best-in-class remedy level for 1000’s of complications ranging from foods science, chemistry, engineering, biology, manufacturing, crop science, packaging, synthetic intelligence, machine studying, significant knowledge, buyer solutions and hundreds of other places of expertise. It has also designed a community of networks with 1000’s of associations for prior artwork quotation lookups on a contingency foundation. Buyers can get unparalleled accessibility to supply emerging know-how sales opportunities via a world-wide community, actively and regularly exploring for probable possibilities that change the traditional process organizations go after on its head. 

Planbox prospects can now thoroughly leverage IdeaConnection’s variety of open up innovation products and services to:

  • Fix the most hard complications confidentially with prize-dependent issues that involve IP transfer
  • Increase accomplishment by leveraging our technical writing and layout products and services to assist develop a nicely-crafted and appropriately packaged challenge statement that breaks down the difficulty and significantly will increase accomplishment rates
  • Collaborate with the entire world via world-wide crowdsourcing to locate methods via open up innovation
  • Increase the know-how scouting team’s achieve and outcomes via a around the world community to detect emerging systems that assistance wished-for organization results
  • Increase the speed and performance for prior artwork quotation lookup via a crowdsourced solution that goes over and above conventional electronic lookup mechanisms
  • Faucet into the proper proficient experts at the proper time for staff members augmentation 

Pay a visit to www.ideaconnection.com to learn how to superior deal with and remedy the next innovation challenge by leveraging the Planbox Innovation Marketplace with the new and distinctive IdeaConnection company that delivers collectively seekers and solvers from across the world.

Click on here to check out the official press release on Planbox.

About Planbox: 

Planbox’s AI-driven Agile Innovation Management Suite is a modular system for total lifecycle Innovation Portfolio Management, Rising Tech Empowerment and Ecosystem Enablement. The AI engine mines your knowledge for insights when your group collaborates to find, acquire and capitalize on the best strategically aligned tips in just your ecosystem of employees, prospects, partners, academia and startups. Planbox accelerates organization results by pursuing breakthrough innovations, creating a sustainable steady enhancement method, setting up a framework for company venturing and actioning on buyer insights. Planbox is the in depth innovation administration system dependable by some of the world’s most identified brands, like Blue Cross, Cargill, Caterpillar, Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Honeywell, John Deere, Novartis, Ontario Electricity Technology, Sun Lifestyle Monetary, Whirlpool and Verizon, with millions of internal and external end users.

For additional info, remember to check out www.planbox.com and join the dialogue on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. 

About IdeaConnection:

IdeaConnection’s mission is to give organizations, huge and smaller, accessibility to the millions of good minds that are eager to deal with hard and remarkable issues with the pursuing products and services: Prize-dependent theoretical difficulty-resolving, crowdsourcing, know-how scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized proficient staff members augmentation and prior artwork quotation lookup. Due to the fact 2007, IdeaConnection’s open up innovation company has efficiently solved 1000’s of advanced issues in a huge variety of industries for clientele this sort of as Bayer, Fujitsu, Kraft, Magna, Nike, Pfizer, PepsiCo, Syngenta and Wrigley. 

Learn additional at www.ideaconnection.com. 

Contact Information​
​Lucas Potasso-Justino
+1 (855) 752-6269 ext 608
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Supply: Planbox