About Regional Energy Provider

One of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets.

By the Numbers

190

ideas captured

38

ideas placed into “Bubble Up” crowd rating game

414

employees spend a total of 3416 credits to promote and demote ideas

Objective:
A regional energy provider seeks to enable the whole IT employee community collectively to nominate the top ideas for increasing efficiency in the day-to-day operations of the IT department.

Approach

  • Select a subset of all ideas captured in an Innovation Central challenge
  • Use the “Bubble Up” mechanism to crowd source a ranked list of ideas
  • IT employees spend credits to promote and demote ideas
  • Based on all credits spent, the best ideas rise to the top

Business Results

  • Fun and fast way to parse out ideas for implementation
  • Enabled employees to join in decision making, which deepens their engagement with the organization.