Deloitte Digital selects Kindling for Social Innovation

NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deloitte Digital Chooses Kindling's Social Innovation Software to Power its Innovation Academy

The Deloitte Innovation Academy recently partnered with Kindling to offer a collaborative innovation platform to clients.

Kindling is social innovation software that helps organizations capture, track and manage ideas.

The Innovation Academy is a product offered by Deloitte Digital, the online business of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Australia. Deloitte Digital offers a full suite of online professional services, including a range of financial tools, online training, compliance and HR solutions.

The Deloitte Innovation Academy is a managed and edited platform designed to foster learning, idea generation and collaboration within and across business and government. Clients across all industries can develop and nurture emerging ideas on a platform available anytime, anywhere.

"We're very pleased to announce that we've chosen to work with Kindling for innovation management. Kindling's platform is exactly what our clients are looking for—a fast, efficient system that is intuitive and easy to use," said Peter Williams, CEO of Deloitte Digital.

Based out of New York, Kindling allows organizations to tap into the diverse knowledge of their employees, clients and partners. The tool fully supports the innovation cycle across internal and external networks, from idea generation to evaluation, selection to implementation and diffusion. It allows both for organic idea generation as well as ideation specific to an initiative. Kindling also acts as repository for ideas and discussions, thereby preserving intellectual property and allowing for efficient knowledge management.

"The Innovation Academy is an excellent partner for us—their approach to innovation and collaboration dovetails exactly with what Kindling was built to accomplish," says Dan Summa, president of Kindling. "We look forward to working with Deloitte and their clients to grow the product in the spirit of iteration and collaboration."

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Based in New York City, Kindling is social innovation software that offers organizations the power to harness the idea potential of their people. Kindling's tools allow ideas to develop through conversation, iteration and connection. By uniting participants around ideas and topics, an organization's people become a community of innovators.

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