San Francisco, CA July 1, 2015 – IdeaScale, the California-based innovation management solution, today announced an exclusive partnership with (IM), the world’s leading platform for cutting-edge innovation management content, best practices and online training programs. This announcement is part of IdeaScale’s and IM´s continued global expansion.

Both companies have long supported cities, brands, and organizations in building impactful innovation programs that foster meaningful and profitable change. Now, as a consolidated partnership, IM will be able to enhance IdeaScale’s product offering with comprehensive training and IdeaScale can provide a robust platform for executing on IM´s techniques. As part of this partnership, IdeaScale will now offer IM training programs to their existing or future customers and partners.

“Innovation management is an evolving practice,” says Rob Hoehn, CEO of IdeaScale. “Organizing an innovation group’s process and goals can be difficult and we’re glad to supplement our product offering with the expertise of innovation practitioners who can give custom-made structure to what is sometimes thought of as a plastic or unrigorous process.”

“IdeaScale’s platform is one of the most customizable on the market, “says Lars Percy Andersson, Founding Partner at IM “and we want to help practitioners build innovation skills that suit their goals across disciplines, whether it’s regarding brainstorming, prototyping, product lifecycle management, portfolio management, or otherwise.”

Although IdeaScale is a global company that has long-served numerous clients in Europe, it will now also have a permanent presence in Sweden through IM. IM will continue to serve clients worldwide.

About IdeaScale

IdeaScale is the largest cloud-based innovation software platform in the world with more that 25,000 customers and 4 million users. The software allows organizations to involve the opinions of public and private communities by collecting their ideas and giving users a platform to vote. The ideas are then evaluated, routed, and delivered on the back-end, making IdeaScale the engine of innovation. IdeaScale’s client roster includes industry notables, such as Adobe, Cisco, Marriott, NASA, and the Executive Office of the President. For more information about IdeaScale, visit

About (IM)

As one of the first online and independent knowledge providers within the field of innovation management IM works with a huge number of organizations to answer the question: “how can we improve our innovation capabilities?” IM are advisers and solution providers for a number of clients, including: Ericsson, Cognizant, BNP Paribas, EY, Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd., Weatherchem Corp, PCCW Global, etc.

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