Today HYPE Innovation received from IBM the confirmation that it meets IBM's requirements for social business integration, and officially obtains the 'Ready for Social Business' status. Already a business partner with IBM, HYPE Innovation deepens the partnership by providing ready-to-go solutions that build upon IBM's industry leading social platform capabilities. The ways in which people interact, develop relationships, make decisions, and accomplish work are fundamentally changing. IBM Connections provides a corporate social exchange platform which engages employees right where they are. The Ideation Blog feature allows the business community to discuss and collaborate on strategic and tactical business problems, find solutions and discover new opportunities.
The integration with HYPE let’s innovation managers run idea campaigns directly in IBM Connections and, at the same time, supports them with HYPE’s powerful analysis and management tools to evaluate and elaborate on the ideas in HYPE. Together, the solutions provide a powerful opportunity as they apply social networking tools to achieve unprecedented return on time invested. With HYPE for IBM Connections, social business can now leverage the full power of innovation management and idea generation tools which have been proven at the world's largest organizations.