With the Ideas module, business users can create and submit ideas. The demand manager
evaluates the submitted ideas and promotes accepted ideas to demands.
The ideas module also tracks the progress of an idea in one location as it moves through the
different stages of the life cycle, from idea to demand to development and actualization. The
ideas module is integrated with the Demand application.
Business users create and submit ideas through the Service Catalog and then collaborate on
these ideas using Live Feed. Each idea is created with a unique idea number, which is displayed
at the top of the Self Service homepage immediately after submission. Clicking this link opens
the Idea form.
After an idea is submitted, the demand manager can review the idea, make any necessary
modifications, and then choose to accept or defer the idea. If accepted, the idea is promoted to
a strategic or organizational demand. After an idea is promoted to a demand, the idea becomes
The ideas module is a component of Demand Management, which can be activated as an individual
application or as part of the Project Portfolio Suite. When the ideas module is activated as part of the Project
Portfolio Suite, the demand manager role is added to the project manager role, enabling project
managers to also approve ideas.