Manage your strategy and innovation process with best practice tools, templates, and collaborative dashboards.
Creating your opportunity portfolio. Developing business cases. Tracking products and services through the stage gate process. Engaging internal teams and external partners in the innovation process. Effective innovation management requires a structured yet flexible approach
upBOARD gives you the best of the best start-up innovation management practices and processes, instantly out-of-the-box. We’ve integrated the best principles and practices from the latest innovation process trends, from managing product portfolios to creating a culture of innovation
Engage your organization in the strategy and innovation process to create new opportunities and drive business growth.
Most approaches to innovation management revolve around relatively rigid processes with limited opportunity to engage executives, teams and partners in a truly collaborative model that tracks real-time results. Innovation leaders piecemeal together various tools like stage gates, design thinking, idea management systems, portfolio management, metrics dashboards, and others.
upBOARD provides a flexible platform for managing your innovation process. Using upBOARD, your innovation portfolio becomes a living “board” that’s always on, always current, and always available for everyone to see. upBOARD allows you to assign and engage teams to specific opportunities, metrics, and process steps. Keep everyone aligned around your innovation pipeline to accelerate alignment, decision-making and business growth.
Tools & Templates
upBOARD’s extensive portfolio of business best practice processes, tools, and templates gives you the competitive edge. Whatever you do, it’s like having a business Olympian on your very own team. It’s simple to:
- Get tools and templates from industry experts
- Upload and design your own company-specific best practices
Custom Processes & Dashboards
Your business is unique – which means your collaborative processes, data inputs, analytics, and success metrics should seamlessly align to your strategies and plans. It’s simple to:
- Define process flows & dashboards
- Link data sources & automate updates
Collaboration & Alignment
When people start with an understanding of the purpose, process, roles, and technology that will be used to guide work, their alignment accelerates action, and produces results. It’s simple to:
- Engage & align people, teams, & organizations
- Know what’s going on, anytime, all the time
Strategic Plans, Innovation Processes & Metrics Dashboards All in One Place.
Unlike traditional innovation software tools, upBOARD provides best practice tools, templates, and dashboards that instantly jump start your innovation process – by giving you the plans, processes, and progress dashboards that keep you on track.
Our work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine and other leading media. And our software reflects our expertise – by integrating the world’s leading-edge processes, tools, and metrics dashboards from the latest business strategy and innovation best practices.
Never Start from Scratch Again. Get Going Immediately with Innovation Best Practices from the World’s Leading Experts.
Our platform gives you the best of the best innovation management tools and processes, instantly out-of-the-box. We’ve integrated the best principles and practices from the latest innovation trends and global experts, from managing product portfolios to creating a culture of innovation, including:
Our innovation software platform is fully scalable. Create an end-to-end approach or select individual tools to support your innovation team or entire organization around almost any innovation process:
- Identify Customer Problems, Needs & Jobs to be Done
- Generate & Collect Ideas
- Prioritize and Select Ideas
- Test Assumptions
- Develop Opportunities
- Manage the Portfolio
- Track Metrics & Progress