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A Splash of Thanks

A splash screen pops up to show thanks to a certain person in the morning when they log in to work.

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A splash screen pops up to show thanks to a certain person in the morning when they log in to work.  People can select who they want to thank and then through splash screen technology that person will receive a thanks when they login to start their morning off happy.

Idea Title

A Splash of Thanks!

How the Idea will inspire the experience and expression of gratitude within an organization.

Inspire private thanks and happiness for work contributions and general just helping the person out.

Who are you innovating for?

Innovating for the people at work.

What type of workplaces are you innovating for?

Medium sized company. Dearborn Michigan.

How you envision the Idea being introduced to your selected organization?

People can select on their own through a web interface and it will be scheduled through IT for the next day.

What obstacles, if any, do you foresee in implementing this Idea, and how would they be overcome?

If IT doesn't support the idea it could not work.

How will you test and prototype your solution?

Try it out in our department first and roll it out Ford wide.

What immediate next steps will you take if you receive an implementation grant.

Get IT support in implementing the idea (if we need to pay them to allow us to deploy this project).

At what stage of development is your Idea?

  • Research & Early Testing: You are exploring an idea, gathering inspiration and information needed to test it with real users.

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

Ford Section brainstorm.

Tell us about yourself

Anita Ramamurthy, Research Engineer in Vehicle Controls and Systems Engineering at Ford.

Where are you / your team located?

Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Company / Organization Name

Ford Motor Co

Tell us about your experience

Worked as a Peace Corps volunteer. :)


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Hi Anita Ramamurthy ,

This is a final reminder that the deadline for all submission materials is 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time TODAY--that's in less than 4 hours. Excited to see your final post on the platform!

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