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Mar 03 2020
Coworkers feel more empowered to suggest solutions to the daily problems they face, seeing how they translate into results
What is most valuable?I like the flexibility in it. The majority of our challenges are traditional, time-bound challenges, where we do the submission, the crowd-validation component, expert review, and then the pairwise… more»
How has it helped my organization?Spigit Planview is a big part of how our company is trying to promote and foster a culture of innovation. It's helping with changing the norms and making coworkers feel more empowered to suggest… more»
What needs improvement?It's a little tricky to say what can be improved in the solution because a lot has changed recently and we haven't run a challenge recently enough to look at the last iteration of the platform. When… more»
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We didn't have a tool as such. There were people who used a generic suggestion box or tried to have some sort of business case or ideation-type sessions or goals, but never through a structured… more»
What other advice do I have?Using it, we've confirmed the power that crowdsourcing ideation has to generate ideas and the benefit that has for corporate culture. But the most surprising thing that we've learned is how important… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We did a pretty big search among different solutions. We have probably looked at a half-dozen or so of the large players in this space that have similar offerings. Our evaluation was based on price… more»
Mar 18 2020
What is most valuable?The ability to collect ideas for people to be able to comment and vote. We like the pairwise portion of it. It is just a simple way in which people can post ideas and… more»
How has it helped my organization?We ran our first challenge back in January 2019. The first seven projects that we selected as winning projects have moved forward significantly. Some of those are… more»
What needs improvement?It does enable us to consolidate duplicate responses from employees, but it is difficult sometimes. We are running a challenge right now with two ideas that are pretty… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?We have a tiered annual licensing fee.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?Other than SharePoint sites and internal databases, we didn't use other innovation management tools before Spigit. Spigit has increased innovation efficiency and helped us… more»
What other advice do I have?Just go for it and get started. We were at the beginning trying to get all the approvals in from senior leadership and train upwards. At the end of the day, we didn't get… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We did a market survey. We pulled up five or six different companies. We looked at Planbox and Planview Spigit. I can't remember the some of the names of the other ones… more»
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May 21 2020
Provides a mechanism for our leadership to understand the pulse of what's happening in our operations
What is most valuable?The thing that has been most valuable is the access, so that people are able to leverage the platform no matter where they are physically located in our system. Also, the backend algorithm helps us filter the ideas or comments that carry… more»
How has it helped my organization?As an example, we were able to do a challenge on what affordable housing might look like in Northern California. This is a significant issue for all, but it also impacts our employees ability to find affordable housing near some of our… more»
What needs improvement?The backend configuration could be a little bit easier. It was a little bit cumbersome to a layman to understand how to design some of the customized functionality on the backend from a programming standpoint. They do offer training… more»
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We had a number of internal programs, none of which we thought were optimal for our use case. This is the first crowdsourcing platform that we have engaged with. Spigit seemed like the most polished program that was really focused on taking… more»
What other advice do I have?You have to spend the time upfront and think about what question you're trying to ask your audience, because people will provide you answers but their answers will only be as good as the questions you ask them. The questions you ask them… more»
Oct 28 2019
What is most valuable?The most valuable thing we've seen is how much it is such a great opportunity for our team members to have a voice. Now, we have all of the analytical options in the… more»
How has it helped my organization?I have to share with you about the first challenge that we ever ran into. It was around the do it yourself part of our business. We are a big retailer. We have a… more»
What needs improvement?The mobile experience right now isn't necessarily a very seamless experience. We've had several team members bring up issues that they have had with it not being very… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?Our procurement team worked out all the details of the licensing costs.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?This was brand new. We were looking into several other options as well. Internal, it was just manpower solutions, then other cloud sourcing platforms as well. Overall… more»
What other advice do I have?I would definitely say have a conversation. Talk about your specific needs for the platform because there are some things that you can investigate, like other creative… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?I don't even remember their name. It was so long ago, like three years. We only had one conversation with them.
Nov 04 2019
What is most valuable?The most valuable feature of Spigit is the fact that we can reach so many people with crowdsourcing. We can go across departments and branches, still being engaged and… more»
How has it helped my organization?We just did a Shark Tank event based off our top five ideations for a challenge called "Kill a Ridiculous Rule". With those top five ideations, we were able to uncover… more»
What needs improvement?When we launched the challenge, one of the offices in the challenges was on the East Coast (Florida). We didn't know that you had to set specific times. When they went to… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?Because the platform is used in another department, we have one parent. We are able to break off and do platforms for other business units under that parent.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?With my company, we have different divisions. One of our divisions is already using the platform. They saw a lot of success from it. So, my VP used to be in that division… more»
What other advice do I have?Think about the ease of use. It's like you're having an ideation meeting or solution meeting and you can only talk to so many people at that meeting and get the… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We just implemented Spigit. We didn't even consider other vendors.
Mar 03 2020
What is most valuable?The voting ability is its most valuable feature. Teammates can vote an idea up or down. They can also offer feedback, and that feedback is instantaneous. It is a tool which allows us to gauge the temperature of certain product enhancements… more»
How has it helped my organization?It increases the omnichannel for communication. Therefore, it is another way for people to interface where they may not do so otherwise. It's a good communication tool within our organization. The solution enables us to consolidate… more»
What needs improvement?We haven't really leveraged the reports. The reports are sort of difficult and archaic, e.g., how it downloads into Excel. They are not in a usable manner where other people can look at them. I personally will look at them, but the reports… more»
What other advice do I have?This is a great platform that is another communication channel for our teammates. We use the solution’s Insight analytics platform. However, our usage on it isn't that great. I know that it does have the capability for end-to-end management… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We used BrightIdea, who is a competitor of Spigit.
Feb 13 2020
What is most valuable?As a global organization, we are able to allow all our associates around the world to contribute and collaborate. We use the Spigit's dashboards and reporting. It puts all… more»
How has it helped my organization?The organizational improvement is more qualitative. We are able to ask a large number of people for input, easily gather that input, and then make sense of it. We… more»
What needs improvement?Setting up a challenge timeline is a bit tedious and could be improved. in Spigit, the timeline is done with phases. You have to manually enter the start and stop of each… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?The yearly licensing cost is $55,000.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?This is our first implementation of this type of solution.
What other advice do I have?Ensure you have willing and engaged sponsors. That makes all the difference in the world. The biggest lesson learnt is that culture is a big consideration with how well… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We did research and considered Imaginatik, but chose Spigit. With Spigit, there is more automation within the challenge. The crowd can help identify better ideas. There is… more»
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What is Planview Spigit?Activate employee and customer engagement. Spigit's innovation and idea management software helps you tap your best asset (your people).
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Planview Spigit customersPfizer, UnitedHealth Group, Citi, AT&T, Cambia Health, Siemens, Veridian Credit Union, Polaris, UNHCR, CCA Global