IHS Goldfire Innovator, a key module of IHS Goldfire, the optimal decision engine, is a purpose built application focused on the front-end of the product lifecycle and in the development of breakthrough, next-generation products. Bringing winning products to market in today’s challenging and risk-prone global economy requires that a company leverage internal and external resources, connect product development teams, and apply the best possible disciplines and technologies to drive and manage innovation.
Powered by Invention Machine’s multi-patented, multi-lingual semantic research technology, Goldfire Innovator integrates world-class research capabilities, a powerful collaborative framework, access to an array of intelligence, and proven innovation tools and methods to stimulate ideation and speed problem solving.
With Goldfire Innovator, lead engineers, specialists and experts can:
- Connect to Internal & External Content: Transform unstructured data regardless of its location or authoring language into actionable intelligence to fuel innovation activities.
- Connect to Proven Innovation Tools & Methods: Automate ideation methodologies to define and analyze opportunities or problems, understand product requirements and issues, transform requirements into design-intent models, and drive breakthrough solution strategies.
- Connect to Domain Experts: Identify domain experts within and outside the organization - irrespective of location - so expertise is appropriately leveraged.
- Connect to Institutional Memory: Automatically leverage legacy product design, best practices, and lessons learned documented in corporate knowledge – minimizing rework and redundancy.
- Connect Communities of Innovation: Share projects, ideas, and expertise through a collaborative framework to speed problem solving and uncover optimal solutions.
- Connect to the Latest Research: Automate the discovery, alerting, and distribution of the latest technology advancements, market developments, or research.
- Connect to New Markets: Analytic tools that transform worldwide patent literature into a strategic, actionable asset of the latest market, technology and competitive trends to rapidly identify new markets and more strategically roadmap and develop products.
- Connect to Consumer Sentiment: Harness Social Media for substantive Voice of Customer feedback to qualitatively drive product direction.
- Connect to Big Data: Glean meaningful insights from - and make connections between - a staggering array of data repositories across the globe and in multiple languages.
Goldfire Innovator networks global corporate assets, knowledge-enables innovation practitioners and provides proven innovation disciplines to drive breakthrough innovation.