Innovation Management

Your complete software toolkit for making innovation work at scale.

With Forest (by Clareo), you can rally employees around important topics and themes, crowdsource and develop new ideas through focused campaigns and learning plans, and equip innovation leaders to advance ideas through a step-by-step process that creates valuable business outcomes.
"What no other software platform seems to be able to do is tell the story of why we're innovating from our purpose all the way down to our projects. That is what Forest does that makes it special."
Brian Hoff
Exelon | 35,000 Employees

You'll be in good company.

Trusted by 70,000+ users at some of the world's most innovative companies.

A Proven Process for Scaling Innovation

This is how it works.

An Intuitive System with All the Features You Need

Designed to make innovation work faster and easier.

Stage-gate Workflows
Move ideas through predefined stages customized to match your innovation process.
Custom Attributes and Fields
Customize information collected on each idea to filter, group, and report on your pipeline.
Data Export & API
Easily share data across tools using our data export features and API.
Comment, Like & Share
Users can easily collaborate on ideas through discussion threads, liking and sharing capabilities.
Build Teams
Assign cross-functional teams to allow users to collaborate on edits and updates.
Get real-time email notifications of important changes and updates to your content.
Step-by-Step Process
Our Idea Builder gives you a structured approach to developing an idea from conception to execution.
Baked-In Expertise
We help you build the the skills of your team by baking in innovation expertise through guides, videos, and examples based on our experience.
Support & Help Center
We offer a robust knowledge center of resources, and our experienced client success team is on hand to help with quick response via email.
Reporting & Analytics
Easily filter and segment data to generate custom reports on anything you might need.
Role-Based Access Control
Forest has a robust permissions layer. We have 3 tiers of access and within each users can be given admin, editor, or team access as needed.
Enterprise Level Security
Our software is built with industry-standard security that meets the demands of enterprise organizations. Learn More
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Built By Experts in Innovation

Industry leaders in innovation trust Clareo, and now Forest.

At Clareo, we've spent the last twenty years helping some of the world's most innovative companies set up and run successful innovation programs. Now, we have built a software tool called Forest, based on Clareo's FasthPath approach, to help innovation leaders scale their innovation efforts and create meaningful outcomes.

Make innovation work for everyone.

Forest (by Clareo) helps you build a culture of innovation by engaging your organization at all levels.

For Executives
  • Communicate your innovation strategy broadly and effectively.
  • Use our rich reporting and analytics to show your innovation program's success.
  • Equip your team with the tools and knowledge they need to get the innovation job done.
For Administrators
  • Customize the details of our tools to your company's innovation process.
  • Robust segmentation, filtering, and exporting capabilities so you can dig in to the data as needed.
  • Easily manage layers of role-based permissions and content visibility for large user bases.
For Employees
  • Engage in the topics, campaigns, and ideas you feel most inspired by.
  • Use an easy-to-follow process to build out innovative ideas to have the greatest impact.
  • Get access to the tools and resources you need to move your ideas forward.
Work with People, not just Software

With Forest, you get more than just a software tool.

Clareo's deep experience working alongside innovation leaders in big companies enables us to help Forest users with their strategy, campaign creations, and the mechanics of their innovation process to be sure the right work gets done.

Get the tools to run your innovation program effectively.

Start making innovation work at your company.