The Ideate Research Outputs application provides a comprehensive electronic management system for the recording, review and reporting of Publications, Conference Presentations, Physical Works, Performance Art, and any other form of documentable Research Output. The Research Output application is tightly integrated with Ideate’s Profile Management application. Research Outputs can also be used to support Institutional and/or National research assessment programs.

The ability to model rich Output type-specific forms that can be automatically associated with related Outputs.


Partial Feature List

  • Configurable submission forms
  • Intuitive look and feel
  • Dynamic, logic driven application forms
  • Fast navigation with automatic 'save' feature
  • Document Management
  • Configurable rollover help for investigators and reviewers
  • Printable forms
  • Version Control
  • Form validation on submission to ensure completeness
  • Electronic signatures
Newly recorded Research Outputs can be put through a review/approval process. Ability to define complex rules-driven workflow with automatic notifications via system tasks and email. Workflow supports complex sequential and parallel reviews. Features line item commenting that streamlines reviews and improves collaboration. Can support pre-reviews for screening proposed research before applications are fully developed. Committee reviews can also be integrated in workflow.


Partial Feature List

  • Configurable rules-driven workflow
  • Notifications by system task and email
  • Supports complex sequential and parallel reviews
  • Field-level and summary comments
  • Editing with field-level track changes and change management
  • Supports inclusion of configurable review guides and checklists
  • Supports reassignment
  • Electronic Signatures
  • Pre-reviews
  • Committee reviews
  • Performance Statistics for 'Time in Review'
  • Audit Trail
Intake management and tracking of all Outputs. Supports complex rules-driven workflow for central administrative reviews.


Partial Feature List

  • Configurable rules-driven workflow
  • Notifications by system task and email
  • Supports complex sequential and parallel reviews
  • Field-level and summary comments
  • Editing with field-level track changes and change management
  • Supports inclusion of configurable review guides and checklists
  • Supports reassignment
  • Electronic signatures
  • Audit Trail
Ideate supports optional Committeee Reviews, including: pre-meeting review assignments; online meeting management; and automatic generation of agendas, minutes and determination letters. Ideate supports multiple Committees/Boards and internal and external reviewers.


Partial Feature List

  • Meeting Schedule
  • Membership Management
  • Configurable Agenda, Meeting data
  • Meeting Management - attendance, votes, notes
  • Automated Communications - Agendas, Minutes, Letters
  • Document Management
  • Field-level review guidance
  • Field-level and summary comments
  • Editing with field-level track changes and change management
  • Require and enforce justifications
  • Require and enforce changes
Templated communications (emails or documents) dynamically populated with 'merge' terms and automatically distributed (e.g. agendas, minutes, determination letters, reminders, notifications, etc.). Some examples are listed below, but there are no limits on the number or design of templates.


Partial Feature List

  • Determination Letters
  • Add custom configurable templates...
In addition to the LiveList for ad hoc Enterprise Search, Ideate can export data to third party Reporting tools. Ideate can also integrate capabilities from third party reporting tools to provide interactive reporting capabilities.


Partial Feature List

  • LiveList Enterprise Search for quick lookups
  • Track by status, PI, submission dates, organization, etc.
  • Track Research Outputs
  • Ad hoc integration to 3rd party reporting tools