IdeaJam Idea and Innovation Management Software

Key features

IdeaJam has all of the features that you will need to conduct effective idea collection and management. Using the IdeaJam Control Panel features can be turned on or off. This allows you to use only the features you need.

  • Idea collection
  • Voting and commenting
  • Search
  • Idea dashboard
  • Comment moderation
  • Follow an IdeaSpace / Theme
  • Customizable "landing" page
  • Top innovators leaderboard
  • See who has voted on an idea
  • Duplicate idea checker
  • Suggested tags
  • Attach documents and images to ideas and comments
  • IdeaJams can be private and/or public
  • Graphical statistics and custom reports
  • Participant profiles/dashboard
  • See which ideas are "hot" using "What's Hot"
  • Ideas can be withdrawn at any time by the idea author
  • Idea linking allows one or more ideas to be linked together
  • Create an "implementation plan" for each idea
  • Mark ideas as "favorites"
  • Easily export data
  • Web site widgets - IBM Connections, Lotus Notes, Google Gadgets, Sharepoint and Websphere Portal
  • Tags
  • Embed any idea on web page
  • Widgets that allow you to surface IdeaJam content
  • and much more...

More IdeaJam features

IdeaJam includes many features that make innovation, idea generation and promotion easy and fun:


All ideas can be ?tagged? with one or more tags. Participants can then use tag clouds to see which tags are popular. They can also use tags to locate ideas that may interest them.

Statistics and Analytics

View charts of Idea statistics including daily votes by IdeaSpace, number of ideas by IdeaSpace, votes by day, votes by week, ideas comments and votes by IdeaSpace and many more.


View your ideas, comments, suggested ideas and more in the dashboard.

RSS content feeds

IdeaJam provides RSS feeds for IdeaSpace's (themes), a specific idea, a participant or for any tag.

Comment Moderation

IdeaJam has support for comment moderation which allows comments to be edited and/or removed.

Top Innovators

Easily identify who the top innovators in IdeaJam are using a set of weights that can be applied to ideas, comments, votes and votes cast for persons ideas. You can easily customize the innovator bands to your requirements.


IdeaJam participants can choose to be notified when new comments on their ideas have been posted. They can also modify their comments within 15 minutes after they have been posted.

What's Hot

You can see ideas that are popular in the last day, week or month, each with a single click, administrators can even control the rules for "hotness".

User Profiles

IdeaJam participants can view their ideas, their comments, and the ideas they voted on.


Administrators can configure groups of people who have administrative access to edit ideas in each IdeaSpace / theme. IdeaJams can be private or public. Access is easily controlled using the IdeaJam access conrol list.

IdeaJam API

IdeaJam has a featured-packed JSON/JSONP and web service methods which can be used to extend IdeaJam programatically.


Ideas can be viewed by popularity, recent ideas, most comments, recent comments or others. Each view also has an associated RSS feed. Participapnts can also choose to "follow" an IdeaSpace and receive notifications when new ideas are added.


IdeaJam participants can easily review ideas that they have not yet voted on.

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