For new users
What is Co:tunity?
Co:tunity is a unique multi-functional smartphone application and web-based platform for collaborative trendspotting and innovation, developed by Kairos Future. Envision your classic conference room-based trendspotting or idea generating workshops. Then, envision the same thing in a cloud + crowd format. With the advantages of step-by-step methodology, the option to include more participants, a faster and broader gathering of inspiration and ideas, with integrated analysis and reporting functionality.
Why should I use Co:tunity?
Co:tunity is the easy way to harness the power of collaborative innovation. Packed with features designed to help your organization meet challenges with actionable insights and brilliant ideas. The strength lies in the ability to continuously capture, analyze and report new trends and generate new big ideas in a methodology-guided process. All this with the aid of an automated trend-scan or a bigger crowd who can participate no matter where they are in the world.
What is a challenge?
A challenge could be a business intelligence related area, or a market–, sales– or HR-related question that companies or organisations can reach out for help in solving. Examples of trend or idea asking challenge are: 'What will the future of retail be like?', 'What's the biggest pain our customers are facing?', 'How can we reach our new target group?', 'Ideas for new unexplored opportunities?', and 'Suggestions on how to improve customer service?'.
Can I get expert assistance in my work with Co:tunity?
Yes! We're happy to help you. Kairos Future offers various kinds of expertise in your work with Co:tunity, ranging from 10 pre-packaged trends handpicked for your work with trend spotting, through arranging workshops for powerful idea generation, to editing a newsletter that can help establish you as a thought leader in your industry. In addition, we can help you get in touch with a crowd of 400,000 regular Scandinavians. Contact us at Kairos Future for more information, or check out some of the options available under "Integrated services and methodology."
How do I sign in?
You can either sign in through your favorite social media platform – currently, Co:tunity login is available through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ accounts – or, in the case of a private challenge, you can sign in with a PIN code sent to you by the administrator of the challenge.
What does an administrator do?
The administrator of a challenge issues the challenge, as well as monitors the discussion and analysis. A single challenge can have multiple administrators, working together to collect the data and perform analysis of the material.
Is there a way to try Co:tunity?
Yes! Simply join an open challenge, either directly here on the website, or by downloading the app from Apple Appstore, Googleplay or Windows Phone Store. The app is free of charge.
What does Co:tunity cost?
Joining a challenge and downloading the app are both entirely free of charge. Anyone can participate, at no cost! If you wish to create a challenge and unleash the idea harvesting power that you need for your business, the cost is based on the amount of users.
How do I access the analysis function?
Once you are logged in to a challenge, go to 'settings' and select 'analysis dashboard'. On the website you can find the settings in the menu, top left corner.
How do I start a new challenge?
Simply choose 'create a challenge' at cotunity.com and follow the step-by-step instructions.
How do I change the appearance of my Co:tunity challenge?
(This answer coming soon!)