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Name: Ideas
Tech Name: Ideas
Class Name: Ideas
Type: Standard
Template: Security_groups, Assignable, Basic
Custom Module: No
Auditable: Yes
Importable: No
Reportable: Yes
Hide module on Main Page: No

Short Description

The Ideas Module in the MintHCM system is designed to facilitate the submission, evaluation, and management of ideas related to the company and its processes.

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Business Description


The Ideas Module within MintHCM is a valuable tool for capturing, managing, and evaluating innovative ideas within the organization. It streamlines the process of idea submission and decision-making, helping to enhance the company's processes and overall efficiency.


Name This field allows users to enter the name or title of their idea.
Description of the Idea A descriptive field where users provide detailed information about their idea, including its purpose and potential impact.
Explanation of the Decision Users can explain the reasoning behind their decision related to the idea in this field.
Current Decision Maker This field is not editable during the creation of a record and is automatically assigned to the user responsible for deciding the fate of the idea.
Status This field is automatically set based on the stage or status of the idea in the evaluation process.
Author of the Idea This field is automatically assigned to the user who created the idea record.

Subpanels in Detailed View

Below the main idea record, users have access to the following subpanels:

Notes Users can add notes related to the idea, facilitating communication and collaboration on the idea's development.
Files Users can upload and manage files associated with the idea. This may include documents, images, or other relevant materials.

Actions Available in the Module

In addition to the standard actions such as Edit, Duplicate, or Delete, the Ideas Module offers the following unique action:

Forward action allows a user to forward the idea record to a decision maker for evaluation and feedback.

Workflow for Decision Makers

Decision makers have the following options when evaluating an idea: Accept the idea for further consideration. Reject the idea if it does not align with the company's objectives or is not feasible. Forward the idea to another decision maker for additional input.

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LaftTypeRightShort DescriptionRelationship
Ideasone-to-manyNotesFlex relate used in IdeaRelationship: Ideas - Notes
Usersone-to-manyIdeasSpecific Sugar user can modify many account records, but specific account record last modification was performed by specific user.Relationship: Users - Ideas
Usersone-to-manyIdeasSpecific Sugar user can create many account records, but specific account record can be created by only one user.Relationship: Users - Ideas
Usersone-to-manyIdeasSpecific Sugar user can be assigned to many account records, but specific account record can only have one user assigned.Relationship: Users - Ideas
Usersone-to-manyIdeasOne User record can have many related Idea records, but a specific Idea record can be related to only one User record.Relationship: Users - Ideas

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