Idea Management

for the Utility Industry

Powering change through employee ideas. Engage utility workers seamlessly across your organization to drive strategic transformation and operational efficiency.

Meet the changemakers of the utility industry

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"Listening to colleagues is a driving force behind our strategy and our future state where everyone is meaningfully involved in decision making."

Mary Baldwin, Yorkshire Water


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Employee Powered

Gather insights only your employees have

No one knows your company better than your employees. Gather ideas to streamline operations, enhance safety, or embrace new strategies.

Share and shape ideas from across your business, and find the best ones to bring to life. 


Engage everyone

Engage all employees across your business

From field technicians to office staff, give everyone a voice in shaping the future of utilities.

Make everyone feel heard by integrating seamlessly with the tools your employees already use. 

The impact of employee ideas in the 

Built Environment

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Engage in Transformation

Harness employee ideas to drive strategic change and navigate the evolving landscape of the utility sector.

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Drive Improvement

Collaborate on a wide range of ideas to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and promote sustainable practices in your utility operations.

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Increase Employee Engagement

Empower your employees by valuing their contributions, fostering a culture of innovation and ownership.

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How employee ideas work in the Built Environment


Idea Collaboration

Employees from across sites, offices or even on the road share and collaborate on ideas using the tools they already use.

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Idea Management

The best of those ideas are then surfaced so they can be brought to life and improve the business.

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Where do you collaborate? Learn more about our integrations

Don’t see your favourite collaboration tool? Click here and let us know. 



Centrica: The Magic of Ideas 

Find out how they generated over £20 million in savings while improving employee engagement through employee ideas.

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Insights and Successes

Stories in action, webinars, and articles from across the utility industry. 

The Severn Trent Story

Saving >£58M and 441k hours with ideas

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The Centrica Story

Saving £5M with a single idea

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The Severn Trent Story

Engaging 5000 frontline staff in improving water quality

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Don't Take Our Word For It

Sideways 6 had both the tech and the people behind it to provide us with exactly what we needed.

Mary Baldwin

Yorkshire Water


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Find out why built environment professionals around the world trust Sideways 6 to bring their employee ideas to life