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IdeaScale Alternatives & Competitors

(24)4.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to IdeaScale? Tons of people want Idea Management Software to help with suggestion box and gamification. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Idea Management Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to IdeaScale. Based on reviewer data you can see how IdeaScale stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Brightidea, Planview Spigit, Qmarkets Innovation Management, and Ideanote are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IdeaScale.

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Top Alternatives to IdeaScale

  • Brightidea
  • Planview Spigit
  • Qmarkets Innovation Management
  • Ideanote
  • COMPASS Quality Management System

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to IdeaScale

Browse options below. Based on reviewer data you can see how IdeaScale stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users in industries like Higher Education, Financial Services, and Government Administration, and find the best product for your business.
    #1
  1. Brightidea

    (132)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  2. Brightidea's enterprise idea management platform operates as a central hub to connect and manage all your innovation initiatives, crowdsource and collaborate on ideas, and measure success at every stage of your journey.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Brandon  y.
    BY
    Brightidea has opened new ways for me to explore the hidden sources that could help me to enhance my process efficiency and how I can modify the working of my employees across the global, by...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Brightidea is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    #2
  3. Planview Spigit

    (60)4.0 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  4. Activate employee and customer engagement. Planview Spigit's innovation and idea management software helps you tap your best asset -- your people.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    UR
    Its relational content connectivity fosters a massive level of information inclusion in which its possibility of increasing management effectiveness goes hand in hand with its characteristics and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Planview Spigit is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More expensive
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    #3
  5. Qmarkets Innovation Management

    (40)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  6. The Qmarkets platform is an innovation growth engine that allows clients to systematically harness the ‘collective wisdom’ of their stakeholders in order to generate repeatable bottom-line results.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Liam Z.
    LZ
    The Qmarkets suite is extremely customizable, everything from the colors and layout of the home page to the entire idea management pipeline can be changed. The entire idea review process can be...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Qmarkets Innovation Management is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #4
  7. Ideanote

    (236)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  8. Ideanote is a software that focuses on enhancing idea creation while saving time as well as creating an innovative organizational culture, it optimize one employee's workflow or an idea for increasing ROI in a given function, all ideas are easily evaluated and compared it has filter algorithm and the matchup process help the decision maker to only receive relevant and valuable ideas.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Star R.
    SR
    The ability to share and expand on our ideas in a powerful format creating a living breathing place to share and expand.

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Ideanote is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #5
  9. COMPASS Quality Management System

    (43)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  10. COMPASS® Quality Management System is a project portfolio management system that manages an organization's quality and performance improvement activity.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    HM
    I like all of the tools that are available to help develop the project idea and carry it forward. I also like that there are modules that show you how to use these tools. The "Drive Project"...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, COMPASS Quality Management System is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #6
  11. Coda

    (119)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  12. Coda is a new doc that grows with your ideas. People have made Coda docs that do everything from launch products, to scale small businesses, to help them study for tests.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    JG
    The power they give us to use the data to code in many different ways

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Coda is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #7
  13. Wazoku Idea Spotlight

    (16)4.6 out of 5
  14. Wazoku Idea Spotlight, provides structure and process to organizations who want to innovate through crowdsourcing, resulting in an increase in engagement and efficiencies. Through Idea Spotlight, idea sharing becomes a social and democratic experience, allowing your crowd to collaborate through capturing and prioritizing ideas on a single platform.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    AC
    wazoku accompanies the whole process in a pleasant and very competent way. They always have an open ear for questions and comments and adjust the intensity of the personal contact individually to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Wazoku Idea Spotlight is:

    Easier to set up
    #8
  15. MangoApps

    (83)4.1 out of 5
  16. MangoApps is a collaboration network that combines Employee Social Networking, Team Collaboration tools & Intranet into one seamless product.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    DT
    MangoApps is a very handy platform when it comes to collaborating with teammates. I have been using MangoApps for over a year now and it has supplemented my work immensely. It is easy to use,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, MangoApps is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #9
  17. Sideways 6

    (12)4.5 out of 5
  18. Integrated crowdsourcing and idea management

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    AU
    I love the way that Sideways allows the team to manage the ideas through the stages, and statuses from end to end. I also think that it is great that the Sideways team are always actively...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Sideways 6 is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #10
  19. InnoCentive

    (12)4.2 out of 5
  20. InnoCentive helps clients to engage a world of creative and diverse on-demand talent to rapidly generate novel ideas and solve important problems.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Mike C.
    MC
    Best part is coming up with out of the box solutions, for small companies it is getting the benefit of crowdsourcing without having to set it up yourself.

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, InnoCentive is:

    Easier to admin
    More expensive
    #11
  21. Rever

    (24)4.6 out of 5
  22. Rever helps you boost your productivity and build a real Continuous Improvement culture. Rever is a Digitized Continuous Improvement System that helps you improve productivity, cost-efficiency, and employee engagement.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    MV
    Desde la implementacion de rever en la compañía los ahorros han aumentado drasticamente, al igual que las ideas de mejora por lo que como punto positivo veo que la gente puede presentar sus ideas...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Rever is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    More expensive
    #12
  23. Planbox

    (8)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  24. Planbox is a management software platform that collaborate, develop and capitalize the ideas from employees and community of customers, partners and suppliers.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    AH
    The amount of customization available inside of Planbox is one of the products greatest strengths. The product allowed me to create different workflows to accommodate the needs of different...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, Planbox is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    Better at support
    #13
  25. Idea Drop

  26. Crowdsource, curate and implement the best ideas from across your teams to grow your business faster. Forget complex spreadsheets, dated intranets and long-winded annual surveys. Give your team a beautiful, lightweight idea management experience that they'll love.

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    #14
  27. Viima

    (1)5.0 out of 5
  28. Viima is an online ideation tool that makes the process of collecting and developing ideas fun and engaging, it enables the tracking of most active contributors and reward those who are the most committed to ideation.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Rick B.
    RB
    The Viima interface is really immersive and presents all ideas in the simplest possible way. All the information you need is in one place and you don't have to click through numerous different...Read more
    #15
  29. Crowdicity

    (5)3.9 out of 5
  30. Crowdicity provides a management software that empowers organisations to harness the idea and creativity of their people to discover new perspectives, insights and opportunities.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    MW
    Easy to use and navigate. Employees energized and engaged.
    #16
  31. UseResponse

    (20)4.8 out of 5
  32. Platform to gather ideas and support your customers that includes ticketing, knowledge base, live chat. Easy to use customer service solution.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    JL
    I like the simple user interface with great functionality, a lot of documentation and support is fantastic. Easy to implement and immediate support by email.

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, UseResponse is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #17
  33. ThoughtExchange

    (17)4.7 out of 5
  34. Engagement solutions for leaders who put people first

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    AN
    For our organization, we saw engagement skyrocket when we switched from using a traditional survey setup to using ThoughtExchange. I think that being able to see each other's answers, as well as...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IdeaScale, ThoughtExchange is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #18
  35. Innovation Cloud

    (3)3.7 out of 5
  36. Innovation Cloud is forever free online Idea management software. Amazingly simple, yet extraordinary powerful out of the box solution for creative teams. It equips you with everything you need to collect, co-develop and execute your team ideas. Innovation cloud is an easy to handle software with no need for training, installation and configuration.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    UC
    I didn't think brainstorming could be made any easier, but Innovation Cloud did it. I am very satisfied with it. Work can be done anytime, anywhere. The best part, it's free.
    #19
  37. inno360

    (1)5.0 out of 5
  38. inno360 provides software for Innovation Management, Open Innovation, Ideation, and New Product Development.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Raj P.
    RP
    power and versatility of the tooll. Excellent dashboards.
    #20
  39. Glint Innovation

    (7)4.1 out of 5
  40. Glint Innovation is a collaborative innovation platform that brings your employees, customers and focus groups together to generate value for your business. Their valuable ideas can be an immense source of inspiration toward enhancing services, developing products and improving processes. Glint Innovation is used worldwide by many organizations including governments looking for new ways to connect, collaborate, engage and generate value. Glint Innovation is Available on Web, iOS and Android.

    Categories in common with IdeaScale:
    Tareq S.
    TS
    The system is very user friendly. it served the main purpose why we moved from a paper submission box. having a online platform to collect ideas with all transparency and being accessible for...Read more