Software Solutions

We specialize in providing software solutions for innovation and intellectual property management to science, technology and engineering-related (STEM) organizations. We’ve been doing it for decades and are well-versed in the issues you might be facing when trying to increase adoption, efficiency, and collaboration in these types of groups.

Our Benefits are substantial

  • Average increase in Participation of over 90%
  • Increase Throughput with Improved Quality, Reduction of Redundancy, and Time Savings
  • Increase Visibility with the Elimination of Process Bottlenecks
  • Increase Security with IP Firewalls and Data Integrity

Whether your requirements are simple or complex. Whether your company is a worldwide enterprise or a small one-location operation, we have your solutions. Use this handy chart to determine the best solution for your organization.


INNOVATOR Express is two decades of innovation Best Practices delivered in one easy-to-use platform. It is comprised of three separate but integrated solutions, and is offered as an easy-to-implement Software as a Solution (SaaS) package.

  • Off the Shelf, Instantly Available
  • Fast Return on Investment
  • For organizations with limited resources
  • Ideas, Projects, Inventions can be purchased separately
  • Best Practices-enabled


The INNOVATOR Advanced is our mid-level innovation management solution. If your innovation business processes are well-developed, more involved and you’d like more control over your input forms, review process, and analysis, then consider this solution. These Best-Practice enabled web sites allow maximum flexibility with minimum configuration.

  • For organization with well-defined processes and moderate resources
  • Configured via MindMatters’ Deployment Checklist rapid prototyping
  • Pre-Configured Best Practice Functions/Workflows
  • Complex functionality such as trade secret management, complex forms and reports
  • Available in 1-3 weeks

INNOVATOR Enterprise

The INNOVATOR Enterprise system is an advanced enterprise innovation and idea management system designed to handle the basic, as well as, the most sophisticated innovation management requirements. It is offered with a robust standard feature set, or completely customized to best suit your organization’s requirements.

  • Fully Customizable for organizations spread across wide geographies, multiple product lines, and varying business units
  • State of the Art security framework for maximum protection
  • Proprietary Workflow System and Customizable Programming Language
  • Advanced Management/Administrative Features

Whether your needs are focused on idea management, new product development, or intellectual property management, or encompass all three—we have solutions designed for companies of all sizes and requirements. Together, these three areas of expertise can give you the most comprehensive and powerful solution in the industry today for managing innovations from inception through completion all while managing and safeguarding your intellectual property.

Software Solutions

Use our Software Solutions Chart to determine the best solutions for your organization.


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John Stowell, Director of Innovation, Zep Inc.

"StageTrak is very customizable to your needs. Once it's up and running it's pretty intuitive. It's much simpler to operate than most of its competitors."

"We avoided $750,000 in cost in North American alone last year because we're being more selective and going after better intellectual property."

Kelly Teemant

"Flagpole offers novel social marketing techniques to partner and collaborate with the National Poison Control Center community."

VP Science & Technology, PPG Industries

"The MindMatters solution is the catalyst for generating growth opportunities and new sources of revenue."

Tom Mauss, Chief Executive Officer

"We were impressed with MindMatters’ entire Step by Step Innovation process. They helped us identify areas where we might fail, and successfully navigated around those obstacles."

"Our R&D idea submissions have tripled over the whole of the previous year."

Gregg Edwards, Chief People Officer

"Allows us to not only capitalize on the brilliance of our employees, but also to collaborate on organizational issues in a much more engaging, satisfying way."

Director of R&D

"The MindMatters software has really worked out for our team. It has enabled us to develop a process that effectively mines the innovative thoughts of R&D. Our invention disclosure count is through the roof compared to pre-MindMatters numbers."