GIVE CREATIVITY
 A PLACE
 AND A PROCESS

WHO WE ARE

We’re a product by IDEO – an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centred, design-based approach to helping organisations build creative cultures and the internal systems required to sustain innovation and launch new ventures.

WHAT IS OI ENGINE

It’s a platform that allows you to run collaborative challenges within your organisation. You can engage anything from 500 to 100K people in structured problem-solving based on our design thinking approach.

DESIGNED FOR IMPACT 

With OI Engine you get access to experts in organisational transformation, human-centred innovation and community engagement. We’ll help you put people at the centre of the picture and set you up for success.

LEARN HOW

EASY TO MANAGE

OPTIMISED FOR EVERY DEVICE

We’ve created a user experience which is easy to adopt, intuitive and enjoyable. And for managers we’ve got tools to help you analyse and activate your organisation’s collaboration space.

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DfID has traditionally used competition as a driver for innovation, now the intention is to form interesting collaborations.

JONATHAN WONG

UK’s Department for International Development (DfID)

Our cabin crew interact with passengers every day – so they know better than anyone what their needs are and how we might meet them better.

HEAD OF CATERING

GLOBAL AIRLINE 

OI Engine facilitates collaboration among diverse personnel within organisations and affords a more interdisciplinary approach.

TIM BROWN

President & CEO, IDEO

Users have come back to us and said “my idea didn’t win but I really feel like I learned so much that I’ve improved my idea”. The participation itself has great benefits.

JOCELYN WYATT

Executive director of IDEO.org

Our first challenge led to a seven percent increase in customer satisfaction with regard to meal choices.

HEAD OF CONsumer insights

Global Airline

I love how everyone is included in the conversation. Often inspiration comes from unexpected voices and others will rally around these to collaborate. Before you know it, there’s a game-changing idea.

ANNE-LAURE FAYARD

Professor, NYU 

I think the process that we used will actually disrupt research at business schools.

CLAY CHRISTENSEN

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

It's amazing what this has done for my career. 

Leigh Cullen

Challenge Participant, OpenIDEO

It is so much more efficient, so much more powerful than the normal academic method that I will never do that again, now every time I do research I will do crowdsourcing from our alumni.

CLAY CHRISTENSEN

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

The three of us have spent the last nine months researching innovations in sanitation. Within two weeks the OpenIDEO community had surfaced everything that took us nearly a year to find.

UNILEVER 

OPENIDEO CHALLENGE SPONSOR

SOME OF OUR CLIENTS

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