Enel is seeking creative new ideas for a captivating and smart data visualization solution to manage and represent the most important metrics and data from online conversations. Submissions must focus on data visualization and must include mock-ups, screen shots, or graphic representations of the proposed visualization in order to be eligible for an award.
This is an Ideation Challenge with a guaranteed award for at least one submitted solution.
In today’s increasingly connected world it is vital to monitor social media and web activity related to specific events in order to understand the scope of the impact of the communication efforts. Choosing the most relevant information and metrics to monitor and presenting conversations using impactful visualizations is equally important. Enel is seeking original new ideas for both the information and metrics to be used and the way in which they should be presented visually. Enel is seeking ideas that go beyond the basic or obvious ones like number of conversations/tweets, reach, engagement, etc. and represent truly unique ideas. Submissions will include detailed description, feasibility study, and mock-ups of display screens with interactive simulation of the visualization. Submissions lacking mock-ups or graphic representations of the proposed visualization will not be eligible for an award.
This Challenge provides contribution to the following SDGs:
• SDG 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
This is an Ideation Challenge, which has the following unique features:
Submissions to this Challenge must be received by 11:59 PM (Central European Time) on January 6, 2019.
Late submissions will not be considered.
This Challenge is hosted on the Enel Open Innovability Site and further details are available there. You will be redirected there when you click ‘View Challenge Details’.
After the Challenge deadline, the Seeker will complete the review process and make a decision with regards to the Winning Solution(s). All Solvers that submit a proposal will be notified on the status of their submissions; however, no detailed evaluation of individual submissions will be provided.
ABOUT THE SEEKER
Enel is a multinational energy company and one of the world’s leading integrated electricity and gas operators. Enel works in 35 countries across 5 continents, generating energy with a net installed capacity of almost 85 GW, selling gas and distributing electricity across a network spanning approximately 2.2 million km.
With 63.5 million end users around the world, Enel has the biggest customer base among its European competitors, and it is one of Europe’s leading energy companies by installed capacity and reported EBITDA. The Group is made up of nearly 62,900 people who help promote Enel’s two cardinal principles: innovation and sustainability.
Enel is dedicated to creating innovative solutions that meet society’s changing needs. Through its openinnovability.enel.com crowdsourcing platform, the company connects people and ideas from across the world, encouraging anyone to propose sustainable innovation projects and solutions that help develop local communities.
Enel is also committed to helping to achieve four of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
1. Access to affordable and clean energy
2. Support for quality education
3. Contributing to socio-economic development in the communities in which Enel operates
4. The fight against climate change
What is an InnoCentive Ideation™ Challenge?
An InnoCentive Ideation™ Challenge is a broad question formulated to obtain access to new ideas, similar to a global brainstorm for producing a breakthrough idea or market survey which may include ideas for a new product line, a new commercial application for a current product, or even a viral marketing idea to recruit new customers. Ideation™ Challenge submissions are typically about two written pages, and Seekers receive a non-exclusive, perpetual license to use all submissions.
In an Ideation™ Challenge, Solvers may:
Solvers should not reveal any confidential information in their submissions. Often the Ideation™ Challenge will be followed by one or more of the other three Challenge types to further develop the ideas and gain Intellectual Property protection when the concept has been well-defined.