The Idea Lab Team (formerly IUG Functional Experts) work at IUG member libraries and have a strong familiarity with different components of the Polaris and Sierra/Millennium systems.
Idea Lab Team members play a crucial role in helping Idea Lab participants make the nest possible case for their proposed enhancements.
Moderators help idea authors clarify the value and purpose of their ideas. Moderators keep the conversation going by connecting similar ideas and soliciting comments from the community.
Expert Reviewers assess ideas that have passed a certain threshold of votes and comments for assess overall value, need, and feasibility.
Roles are not fixed: Idea Lab Team members might be a moderator on one challenge and an expert reviewer on another.