Sima Shimansky

Feature Friday: Liking Comments

Innovation is powered by great conversation. New ideas introduce what’s possible, but it’s the discussions around them that help ideas materialize into tangible projects and plans. Recently, we introduced comment liking, an easy way to give someone a…
Andrew Crimer

How the Kindling Team Uses Idea Management

A major challenge I regularly face in marketing Kindling is explaining the seemingly simple concept of "ideas" as they feature in idea management. When we say "ideas," we don't just mean major new product concepts or earth-shaking strategy…
Misty Edwards

Feature Friday: Share that Great Idea

While spending weekends as a child at my grandparents' beach house in North Carolina, I was always coming up with great ideas for inventions, and I still remember one in particular. I remember thinking that I could not tell anyone about the…
Sima Shimansky

Feature Friday: Scaling Evaluations

In a recent Forbes interview, Garry Lyons, CIO of MasterCard, shared his team’s mantra: “Innovation without execution is only ideation.” This is an apt principle for a CIO’s team because it states the goal of any innovation initiative: to narrow your…
Tim Meaney

Announcing Scaling

Kindling seeks to solve two main problems: Create a central, canonical place for members of an organization to share, discuss, and collaborate on ideas. Provide a structure and framework for decision-makers to make decisions about those ideas…
Sima Shimansky

Feature Friday: Ranking & the Debut of Kindling Idea Evaluations

Idea Evaluations enable faster, more-informed decisions while also saving decision-makers something they all need more of—time. Often, we hear customers raise the concern of workload. We’re frequently asked: "How much time should I allocate to idea…