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A creative, user-centric inspirational search tool
Participants: 1 or more Objective: Help you think outside the box to find anything important for your business

Creative User Centric Inspirational Search (Cruise ++) is a search tool that relates concepts, ideas and elements in order to provide you with surprising or inspirational search results related to a topic. Use it to find unexpected information, visualize relevant information from the social chatter (e.g. Twitter) and use them as clues for exploring the Web or receive personalised recommendations for inspirational information and exploration actions.
Cruise ++ is an interactive exploratory search tool that combines diversification of content and sources with a user interface design that visualizes cues from the social chatter generated with microblogging services such as Twitter and lets users interactively explore the available information space.

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A team-based brainstorming game
Participants: 3 to 8 Objective: Generate new ideas and evaluate them

Hat Party is an application to challenge different teams to find new ideas to solve a problem. This gamified brainstorm doesn’t stop there because the ideas each team submit are then evaluated by the other teams in order to filter and get the best ones.

Hat Party uses game mechanics such as timed sessions, goals, reputation points, rating, racing and social recommender such as inspirational search to help groups of 3 to 8 people generate large number of ideas and rank them in record time.

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A gamified idea development social platform
Participants: 2 to 20 Objective: Apply game mechanics to project development

Project development is more effective with game mechanics. Starquest improves group activity through the use of social constructs and game mechanisms such as turn-taking, stretch-goals, nudging, competition, cooperation, social points and loss aversion. It encourages peer assessment, reflection and feedback, and reduces social loafing.
StarQuest is presented as an asynchronous multi-player idea development platform. It uses game mechanics such as turn-taking, stretch-goals, nudging, competition, cooperation, social points and loss aversion; to help teams research, gather and relate existing artifacts, create new artifacts, log their social creativity process, provide peer assessment and improve their connections and knowledge.
The application takes around 5 minutes to learn and can be used as and when needed. 2 to 20 participants compete or collaborate to find and create new digital artifacts.

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Advice on many different problem-solving techniques
Participants: 1 to 15 Objective: Look for creativity boosting tools according to your needs

BeCreative is a creativity toolbox that contains advice on many different problem-solving techniques, from problem definition to idea generation, selection and implementation. Users of BeCreative can describe their problem and retrieve relevant techniques complete with descriptions, step-by-step guides and usage information to help organise and run workshops or team-working sessions. Define your problem, browse the tools BeCreative will give you and find a solution.

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Famous designers, former presidents or extraordinary artists help you to solve problems
Participants: 1 Objective: Find a solution to a problem from a genius perspective

Sometimes your point of view is not the one needed to find a solution to a problem. Have you ever wondered how a genius or a historical figure would solve something you are struggling with? Bright Sparks searches the web to provide problem solvers with support from famous and relevant characters. Just let the application select a random character, learn about him or her with the charts BrightSparks provides and get a new focus on your problem.

The tool is suitable for unstructured problem solving with open questions and answers, and can be used effectively in a just few minutes.

Capture The Inspirational Expertise Recommender
A recommender of people based on their expertise
Participants: 1 Objective: Find the perfect match for you recruitment needs through AI technology.

Do you need help finding someone who has expertise to compliment your own when working on a certain task or project? Or maybe you are looking to be inspired by someone with a different view of the world?
The Inspirational Expertise Recommender service recommends collaborators based on an appropriate mixing and an optimal matching of their characteristics and the user’s preferences.
It relies on several dimensions, according to the availability of the data in the profiles of the candidates:
• Areas of candidates’ expertise
• Tools with which the candidate is familiar
• Department/location
• Current availability
CER can get the user requirements from a user’s profile and utilizes fuzzy aggregators to compute the match between the user requirements and the candidates’ profiles.

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logo_Cruise_01.fw
A creative, user-centric inspirational search tool
Participants: 1 or more Objective: Help you think outside the box to find anything important for your business

Creative User Centric Inspirational Search (Cruise ++) is a search tool that relates concepts, ideas and elements in order to provide you with surprising or inspirational search results related to a topic. Use it to find unexpected information, visualize relevant information from the social chatter (e.g. Twitter) and use them as clues for exploring the Web or receive personalised recommendations for inspirational information and exploration actions.
Cruise ++ is an interactive exploratory search tool that combines diversification of content and sources with a user interface design that visualizes cues from the social chatter generated with microblogging services such as Twitter and lets users interactively explore the available information space.

logo_HatParty_01.fw
A team-based brainstorming game
Participants: 3 to 8 Objective: Generate new ideas and evaluate them

Hat Party is an application to challenge different teams to find new ideas to solve a problem. This gamified brainstorm doesn’t stop there because the ideas each team submit are then evaluated by the other teams in order to filter and get the best ones.

Hat Party uses game mechanics such as timed sessions, goals, reputation points, rating, racing and social recommender such as inspirational search to help groups of 3 to 8 people generate large number of ideas and rank them in record time.

starquest-123x63
A gamified idea development social platform
Participants: 2 to 20 Objective: Apply game mechanics to project development

Project development is more effective with game mechanics. Starquest improves group activity through the use of social constructs and game mechanisms such as turn-taking, stretch-goals, nudging, competition, cooperation, social points and loss aversion. It encourages peer assessment, reflection and feedback, and reduces social loafing.
StarQuest is presented as an asynchronous multi-player idea development platform. It uses game mechanics such as turn-taking, stretch-goals, nudging, competition, cooperation, social points and loss aversion; to help teams research, gather and relate existing artifacts, create new artifacts, log their social creativity process, provide peer assessment and improve their connections and knowledge.
The application takes around 5 minutes to learn and can be used as and when needed. 2 to 20 participants compete or collaborate to find and create new digital artifacts.

be_creative_01.fw
Advice on many different problem-solving techniques
Participants: 1 to 15 Objective: Look for creativity boosting tools according to your needs

BeCreative is a creativity toolbox that contains advice on many different problem-solving techniques, from problem definition to idea generation, selection and implementation. Users of BeCreative can describe their problem and retrieve relevant techniques complete with descriptions, step-by-step guides and usage information to help organise and run workshops or team-working sessions. Define your problem, browse the tools BeCreative will give you and find a solution.

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Famous designers, former presidents or extraordinary artists help you to solve problems
Participants: 1 Objective: Find a solution to a problem from a genius perspective

Sometimes your point of view is not the one needed to find a solution to a problem. Have you ever wondered how a genius or a historical figure would solve something you are struggling with? Bright Sparks searches the web to provide problem solvers with support from famous and relevant characters. Just let the application select a random character, learn about him or her with the charts BrightSparks provides and get a new focus on your problem.

The tool is suitable for unstructured problem solving with open questions and answers, and can be used effectively in a just few minutes.

Capture The Inspirational Expertise Recommender
A recommender of people based on their expertise
Participants: 1 Objective: Find the perfect match for you recruitment needs through AI technology.

Do you need help finding someone who has expertise to compliment your own when working on a certain task or project? Or maybe you are looking to be inspired by someone with a different view of the world?
The Inspirational Expertise Recommender service recommends collaborators based on an appropriate mixing and an optimal matching of their characteristics and the user’s preferences.
It relies on several dimensions, according to the availability of the data in the profiles of the candidates:
• Areas of candidates’ expertise
• Tools with which the candidate is familiar
• Department/location
• Current availability
CER can get the user requirements from a user’s profile and utilizes fuzzy aggregators to compute the match between the user requirements and the candidates’ profiles.