What can Public Administrations do with The Best Idea?
They organize and manage meetings in Smart Working to consult a Group of colleagues or users, to whom they ask for proposals on a theme to obtain indications and guidance on choices through the Challenge-Request-Need function, all anonymously, possibly rewarding the best in the ranking of the proposals made, being able to extend the evaluation later to other colleagues or other users of the platform
They publish a Challenge with the Request for Ideas in response to the Needs they have identified and allow employees to publish their Challenges-Requests-Needs anonymously, asking others to respond with possible solutions, putting them in competition with each other, making a rating of approval by the other employees, rewarding the best in the ranking, and eventually extending the rating to the users of the platform later
They incentive employees to propose anonymously improvements and suggestions, in the form of Projects in embryo, concerning products, processes, machinery, management of the markets, but also more trivial improvements, making a rating of approval by the other employees, rewarding the best in the ranking, and eventually extending the assessment later to our customers
They publish their Projects by making an assessment of appreciation by a restricted audience or by everyone
They publish Surveys and organize polling surveys
They organize teamwork, rewarding the best
They organize Brainstorming for the development of new products (also to be patented) or services and for the improvement of business processes also with the systems of Design Thinking and Design Sprint or manage all the phases of a Hackathon in full
They assess the level of employee learning and sharing of the business goals
They seek lenders for new investments for patented or innovative products or processes through the publication of a Business Plan
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SUGGESTIONS FROM COLLEAGUES OR OTHER USERS, TO IMPROVE SOMETHING, AWARDING THE BEST SUGGESTIONS?
MAKE SURE THAT THEY CAN PUBLISH A PROJECT OR A CHALLENGE, A REQUEST, A NEED WITH THE BEST IDEA, USING THE “SUGGESTION BOX” INITIALLY ANONYMOUSLY!
ORGANIZE AND MANAGE SMART WORKING MEETINGS TO CONSULT A GROUP OF COLLEAGUES TO WHICH YOU ASK FOR PROPOSALS ON A THEME AND AN ORIENTATION ON THE CHOICES, ALSO TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MEETINGS IN THE PUBLIC COMPANY OFFICES.
Many Public Adminitrations pay professional consultants to whom they request analysis and suggestions for process improvement.
All the Public Adminitrations have at their disposal the best consultants available for free: their own employees!
They live day-by-day practical problems, are in contact with users and are therefore able to suggest improvements, but they do not, because they are not encouraged to do so and even fear being frowned upon by others or their own manager if they do not say something that makes everyone agree.
Thanks to the use of The Best Idea platform, used as a “Suggestion Box“, they will be able to share with other employees their “Project” for improvement or if they do not yet have it, look for someone who can propose a project in answer to a “Challenge-Request-Need” that they have identified.
All these projects will be voted by the “Group” of employees involved, to choose the best!
The responsible can then choose whether to involve all the users registered on the platform.
Participants’ quality, interest and commitment will be constantly monitored thanks to the “Rankings” function.
One of the advantages over traditional systems is the guarantee of the complete anonymity of those who suggest ideas and those who vote for them, just to prevent some from being blocked by what has been said, but there is the possibility of the best in “Projects” and “Voters” Ranking to obtain a certificate and then reveal their name, obtaining reputation advantages or possibly be rewarded by the public institutions, thus creating the incentive for employee involvement.
In this way, it is also avoided that those who make a proposal voted negatively by others are recognized and can therefore do so freely.
The best and most innovative ideas come from “daring” choices that in most cases are not interesting and are often the object of ridicule, but if you are free to do so in anonymity, something important comes out of it.
DO YOU WANT TO INVOLVE YOUR STAFF IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW SERVICE OR FOR THE INTERNAL REORGANIZATION OR OTHERWISE OR DO YOU WANT TO MANAGE A HACKATHON COMPLETELY?
USE ON-LINE BRAINSTORMING-DESIGN THINKING WITH THE BEST IDEA!
Did you attend Brainstorming sessions in a meeting room, but you found them not very productive?
Do you need to innovate, but you cannot really and mentally involve the employees, who are taken by urgent work in the activities for which they have to bring results and do not want to attend meetings that in the past turned out to be sterile?
You can use the “Brainstorming-Design Thinking” function of The Best Idea, which allows all participants to work remotely, without having to meet in person, in the times preferred by everyone and using gamification techniques, and to the Project Manager, who has the role of facilitator, to prepare all the foreseen development steps, using, if possible, the available models, which respond to various needs.
You can also use the smartphone in the meeting room in Design Thinking or Design Sprint sessions, to write simple sentences that are immediately voted by the group to choose the best ideas.
You can also combine the two potentials together, to fully manage a Hackathon, allowing the insertion and immediate voting of both ideas that have emerged extemporaneously, and projects that have been more carefully thought out and processed in longer times.
One of the advantages over traditional systems is the guarantee of the complete anonymity of those who suggest ideas and those who vote them, in order to avoid that someone is blocked by shyness or psychological subjection to their manager present in the session.
Another advantage is the ability to automatically determine who has dedicated more and has shown better skills and creativity, making him gain advantages both of reputation and possibly related to reward systems.
DO YOU WANT TO MAKE AN OPINION SURVEY INVOLVING ALL USERS OF THE PLATFORM, OR RESTRICTING IT IN A RESERVED WAY TO A GROUP OF QUALIFIED SUPER-EXPERTS FOR A DETERMINED ARGUMENT?
CREATE THE RIGHT SURVEY WITH THE BEST IDEA!
How many times have you ever wondered whether or not to propose a service, or what was the best way to propose it?
Stop bothering and ask directly to a “restricted” group, for example your users, or to “Super-experts” qualified for that type of products / services from The Best Idea as the best in the ranking, or to the whole community of The Best Idea thanks to our “Survey” function.
If the simple “Survey” or “Multiple Survey” are not enough, there is also the “Conditional Surveys” function that allows you to make a survey consisting of several questions, organized so that one question will follow another one but it will be different depending on the answer and so on until the end, also obtaining an overall average rating based on the scores you have entered for each choice made by the “Voters”.
In order to participate in any voting, the voter must indicate some of its characteristics, such as the Country of residence, nationality, gender, level of studies, area of residence and age, and then, who publishes a survey, can obtain very interesting statistics, divided by type of voters, through filters.
DO YOU WANT TO SHOW YOUR INNOVATIVE IDEAS TO WHO SHOULD AUTHORIZE INVESTMENTS TO GET FINANCING?
USE THE BUSINESS PLAN FUNCTION WITH THE BEST IDEA!
Have you designed an innovation, have you already set up a Business Plan, but you have to let the investment authorize to start?
You can use the “Business Plan” function with which you can publish it, to be analysed in a confidential way by the people of the “Group” who must authorize the investment, who can also contact the Inventor directly or participate in the evaluation of the elements that make up his Business Plan, evaluations that will go, together with those of the other members of the “Group”, to compose a ranking to give a better visibility to the most interesting new initiatives, broken down by category.
The function allows all the creators to use available Models and voting participants to operate remotely, in the times preferred by everyone, among other things, anonymously.
DO YOU WANT TO EXAMINE IN REMOTE A CANDIDATE’S SKILLS, BEFORE MAKING A PERSONAL INTERVIEW?
CREATE AN ORDINATED LIST OF QUESTIONS WITH THE CONDITIONAL SURVEY WITH THE BEST IDEA!
How many times have you happened to examine a person’s curriculum vitae that seemed perfect on paper for a position, but after the first minutes of interview you realize that you both have lost time to meet?
Is it possible to make a first selection of candidates for a competition remotely, without having to meet them at great expense, including travel expenses for their, with the probability of success of one place for every 1000 participants?
To avoid it you can use the “Conditional Surveys” function that allows you to make a survey consisting of several questions, organized so that one question will follow another one but it will be different depending on the answer given and so on until the end, assigning a score in advance according to the answers he will give, thus automatically obtaining an overall evaluation of his skills related to the position he would be occupying.
The same function can be used to take a psychological test or even to evaluate the level of learning of an employee that has followed a training course.