Client Overview

A $20 Billion Fortune Global 500 Company specializing in energy management and automation solutions

Business Need

To automate the global idea management process globally by moving from a standard excel based system managed in OTTO to OutSystems 10 for

  • Capturing, analyzing, validating, prioritizing and funding ideas generated within the organization by collaborating between various departments
  • Identifying feasible & profitable ideas and attract funds to execute these ideas to improve engineering processes & enhance supplier network at lower TCO

Key Features

  • Web based application effectively managing 1000+ users
  • Structured & parallel workflow of ideas, each for process improvement & supplier management
  • Automatic routing of ideas to users based on location & product range data
  • Back office management – Role Management & Data Management
  • Mass upload of ideas & mass download capability in excel for reporting & analysis
  • Audit logs for better tracking of activities within the workflows
  • Reporting
    • Unified view of consolidated ideas as per user, with real-time dashboard
    • Pre-defined reports with summary data & graphs as per user defined extract
  • Integration with Box Connector for quick access to documents
  • Canned Reports based on cost cutting, inventory log, location & more
  • Workflow for negotiation and lean management
  • Archival of not approved ideas for future reference


  • Automation leading to reduced manual work
  • Increased collaboration with sharing ideas and suggestions
  • Optimized costs with innovative ideas
  • Improved business processes