Open Source Idea-Gathering App. – BBYIDX
BBYIDX is an open source application, written with Ruby, for collecting ideas of users on specific subjects.
Actually, it is built and supported by Best Buy and also the basis behind the Best Buy IdeaX.
It enables users to post, tag, comment and vote on ideas which is a great way of mixing your community with the development flow.
Besides single ideas, categories (currents) can be created to collect a set of ideas about a specific subject.
Admins can moderate incoming ideas and comments as well as assign work-flow to certain ideas for further exploration.
The application comes with a read-write API for reaching it via a 3rd party application.