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Ideas & Campaigns
Share ideas and create idea campaigns with your entire company
Ideas in MangoApps makes it easy to innovate and collaborate.

Ideas

Idea Box

To view all ideas, click on Ideas from the left-hand side menu.
  1. 1.
    Search for an idea
  2. 2.
    Filter what ideas are Shown:
    1. 1.
      All ideas
    2. 2.
      Ideas created by you
  3. 3.
    Filter by Status:
    1. 1.
      Any status
    2. 2.
      Under consideration
    3. 3.
      Converted to projects
    4. 4.
      Implemented
    5. 5.
      Deferred
    6. 6.
      Patented
  4. 4.
    Order by:
    1. 1.
      Title
    2. 2.
      Create Date
    3. 3.
      Person
    4. 4.
      Most Votes
    5. 5.
      Ascending
    6. 6.
      Descending
  5. 5.
    Post an Idea
  6. 6.
    Title of Idea
  7. 7.
    Relevant- Clicking on it will change order of list by ideas that are open for voting and number of affirmative votes
  8. 8.
    Visibility- Who the idea is visible to
  9. 9.
    Status- Current status of the idea. Admins can change the status of an idea

Three Dot Menu

  1. 1.
    View Idea Details for the selected idea
  2. 2.
    Post a Comment on the selected idea

Create an Idea

To post an idea, click on Ideas. Then, click on Post an Idea in the upper right-hand side of the screen.
  1. 1.
    Input a Title for your idea
  2. 2.
    Associated the idea with a Team. Teams can be a project, group, department, or opportunity name
  3. 3.
    Input a Description for your idea. Your description should be as thorough as possible
  4. 4.
    If you believe that your idea is patentable, check the box
  5. 5.
    If applicable, select an Idea Campaign to associated your idea with
  6. 6.
    Assign Hashtags to your idea. Hashtags make your ideas easy to search for and find
  7. 7.
    Attach any applicable files
  8. 8.
    Cancel the creation of the idea, Preview the idea, or Share the Idea with colleagues
Submitted Idea

Idea Tools

Once you submit an idea, you have tools available to you.
  1. 1.
    Get an Idea Link to easily share your idea with others
  2. 2.
    Share Idea via a Private Message or link
  3. 3.
    Add a Task to the Idea.
  4. 4.
    Create a Project from Idea This is typically done when it is decide to out an idea into action

Three Dot Menu

  1. 1.
    Edit the idea
  2. 2.
    Delete the idea
  3. 3.
    Move to Idea Campaign
If you select to move an idea to an Idea Campaign, you will be prompted to select the appropriate campaign from the dropdown menu.

Idea Campaigns

Idea Campaign List

Idea Campaigns help drive idea development by giving an avenue for collecting multiple ideas for a topic.
From the Ideas page, click on Campaigns.
  1. 1.
    Search for an Idea Campaign
  2. 2.
    Filter what idea campaigns are Shown:
    1. 1.
      All Idea Campaigns
    2. 2.
      Idea Campaigns created by you
  3. 3.
    Filter by Status:
    1. 1.
      Campaigns by any status
    2. 2.
      Open Campaigns
    3. 3.
      Closed Campaigns
  4. 4.
    Create a Campaign
  5. 5.
    Title of Campaign
  6. 6.
    Visibility of Campaign
  7. 7.
    Total Number of Views
  8. 8.
    Total Number of Ideas submitted for an Idea Campaign
  9. 9.
    Status of Idea Campaign
    1. 1.
      Open
    2. 2.
      Close

Three Dot Menu

  1. 1.
    View Campaign Details about the selected campaign
  2. 2.
    View All Ideas associated with the campaign
  3. 3.
    Submit an Idea to the selected campaign.
If a campaign is Close, you can no longer submit ideas to be associated with the campaign.

Create an Idea Campaign

To create an Idea Campaign, from the Ideas screen, select Campaigns. Then, click on Create a Campaign.
  1. 1.
    Title your Idea Campaign
  2. 2.
    Associate your Campaign with a Team. A team can be a project, group, department, or opportunity
  3. 3.
    Provide a Description for your campaign
  4. 4.
    Provide a Start Date for your campaign
  5. 5.
    Provide an End Date
  6. 6.
    Designate a Campaign Manager. By default, if you create a campaign, you are made the Campaign Manager
  7. 7.
    Assign Hashtags to your Idea Campaign. Hashtags make finding and searching for your Idea Campaigns easy
  8. 8.
    Attach any applicable files
  9. 9.
    Cancel, Preview, or Create Campaign
Created Idea Campaign

Campaign Tools

Once you create an Idea Campaign, you have tools available to you.
  1. 1.
    Submit a New Idea associated with the Idea Campaign
  2. 2.
    Add Existing Ideas to the Idea Campaign
  3. 3.
    Share Campaign via Direct Message or link
If you select to Add Existing Ideas to the campaign, you will be prompted to search for the Idea to add.

Three Dot Menu

  1. 1.
    Edit Details and Campaign Managers for the Idea Campaign
  2. 2.
    Close Campaign- Closed campaigns are still visible, but will not accept further ideas
  3. 3.
    Export Campaign and Idea Details: Export will download 2 files:
    1. 1.
      A xls file which will have all ideas within campaign and its details.
    2. 2.
      A zip file with all the attachments in the campaign & it's ideas. (when present)
  4. 4.
    Delete Campaign Only the Campaign Manager or an Admin can delete an Idea Campaign

Contributors

Contributors

See the top idea contributors and ideas at your company
  1. 1.
    Top 10 Contributors of ideas. Clicking on a contributor will display their submitted ideas.
  2. 2.
    Top 10 Ideas as voted on by colleagues. Click on an idea will take you to that idea in the system.
  3. 3.
    Show by:
    1. 1.
      Last 1 year
    2. 2.
      Last 6 months
    3. 3.
      Last 3 months
    4. 4.
      This month
    5. 5.
      This week

Creating an Idea and Idea Campaign from Compose Button

Create Ideas

From any screen in the system, click on the
(Compose) button. Then, select Idea.
  1. 1.
    Select if you want to share the idea with a Team or All Your Followers. A Team is a Project, Group, Department, or Opportunity
  2. 2.
    Title your idea
  3. 3.
    Provide a Description for your Idea
  4. 4.
    If you believe the idea is patentable, click the toggle
  5. 5.
    If applicable, select an Idea Campaign to associate the idea with
  6. 6.
    Assign hashtags to the idea. Hashtags make searching and finding ideas easy
  7. 7.
    Attach any applicable files
  8. 8.
    Click Share to create and make your idea available

Idea Campaigns

From any screen in the system, click on the
(Compose) button. Then, select Campaign.
  1. 1.
    Title your Idea Campaign
  2. 2.
    Associate your Campaign with a Team. A team can be a project, group, department, or opportunity
  3. 3.
    Provide a Description for your campaign
  4. 4.
    Provide a Start Date for your campaign
  5. 5.
    Provide an End Date
  6. 6.
    Designate a Campaign Manager. By default, if you create a campaign, you are made the Campaign Manager
  7. 7.
    Assign Hashtags to your Idea Campaign. Hashtags make finding and searching for your Idea Campaigns easy
  8. 8.
    Attach any applicable files
  9. 9.
    Cancel, Preview, or Create Campaign

Working with Ideas

Voting on an Idea

To vote on an idea. click the Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down
Once you vote on an idea, your vote is added to the tally. You are unable to change your vote.
You can also see how other people voted on an idea.
Click on the idea to view its details. Then, from the right-hand side of the screen, you can see total number of Yes and No votes you can also see how you vote.
To see who voted a certain why, click on vote type.
A pop-up will appear displaying who vote on the vote type you selected.

Commenting On an Idea

It is easy to add comments to ideas. From the Ideas screen, click an idea you want to comment on.
Then, type in your comment and click on Comment.Everyone within your MangoApps Domain can comment on your idea.

Viewing Changes

As changes are made to ideas, it is easy to see them.
From the Idea, click on the Changes tab. You can see votes that are added and if changes were made to the idea details.
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