Idea Connection Systems Launches New Division: HumanGrid™

February 21, 2014 | Rochester Business Journal | By: Nate Dougherty

Idea Connection Systems launches division

HumanGrid™ gives companies the ability to administer personality assessments directly


Idea Conection Systems Inc., has been building experience with workforce development tools for more than 20 years.  Now the company is looking to spread the knowledge locally with the help of a new venture.  The  company traditionally has worked with large organizations, offering personality assessment tools to clients around the world.  But its new product has Idea Connection Systems focused on Rochester.

Its new division, HumanGrid gives companies the ability to administer these personality assessments directly, offering a more cost-effective system to a wider audience.  “This is something that can help build better communication and break down the barriers of communication,” said Andrew Harrison, whose title is listed as Innovation Ambassador.  “We want to be able to take our expertise and what we’ve learned along the way and help Rochester businesses and Rochester consultants.”

HumanGrid’s roots can be traced to the founding of the company by Robert Rosenfeld, who patented a tool known as the Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator™ to identify how human elements influence innovation and problem-solving preferences, the company officials noted.  Read the whole article at

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