The Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator® and The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center

About the ISPI™

Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator® (ISPI™) is an assessment tool designed to show people the way they (and others) prefer to solve problems, interact with others and instinctively take action; from ‘Builder’ (e.g. Process Improvement) to ‘Pioneer’ (e.g., Breakthrough) spectrum.

  • Designed to help manage the process that actually makes innovation happen.
  • Designed to help managers of innovation from any industry
  • Is taken online at a dedicate secure website.
  • Consists of 50 questions that take 15-20 minutes to complete
  • Provided immediate results. 
  • Accessible from any device Mobile or desktop.  

Applying the ISPI

Applications for The Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator® (ISPI™):


  • Individual Growth
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • New Team Creation
  • Existing Team Analysis
  • Project Analysis
  • Organizational Analysis and Assessment
  • Innovation System Creation and Overhaul
  • Targeted Innovation Ideation Sessions
  • Leveraging Strengths
  • Recognizing and Appreciating our Invisible Diversity


Learn more about Idea Connection Systems, Inc. and the ISPI in these videos

Selected Portion of Video Training on The Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator® (ISPI™)


Some of our clients using the ISPI

 Arch Coal, Incorporated
Bausch and Lomb Incorporated
Center for Creative Leadership
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Fresh Direct, LLC
Frito-Lay North America, Incorporated
Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Incorporated
Eastman Kodak Company
Mobil Oil Company
Pactiv Corporation
PepsiCo Incorporated

Praxair Technology Incorporated
Quaker Oats Company
Raytheon Company
Rolls Royce Group PLC
SAIC, Incorporated
Union Carbide Corporation
Wegmans Food Markets, Incorporated
Xerox Corporation

Cornell University

Greater Milwaukee Foundation
City of Greensboro, NC
Michigan State University
MIT Sloan School of Management

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Rochester Area Community Foundation
Rochester Institute of Technology
Sandia National Laboratories
United Nations
United States Air Force
United States Army
University of Rochester
US Army Corps of Engineers
US Department of the Air Force
US Department of Defense