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The Internet of Things. Of what, exactly?

WAI Innovation Index takes you through key market figures and facts for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Open innovation vs. governance: the API equation to business agility

“Open innovation”: trying to use external developers with internal APIs to develop new services and new business, the intent is definitely here. But the API model is clearly going in a bottom-up direction against the existing top down investment/resources/organisational complexity/technological

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“Super size me”: The Big Data effect

Big Data makes everything bigger. Threats on security, planning potential, economies of scale, information to analyse, you get the super pack but you also have to super invest in smart technologies, and people. And then answer that specific question: what

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The disrupted society and The last mile

The disrupted society and The last mile

The Big Picture is a PESTLE analysis providing an overview of innovation over the past weeks. Today we look at Society and Technology. You can also read our previous post for Politics and Economics, “Europe in the mirror and Emerging Markets: form local to global“. The disrupted society Living Big life changes, big questions. “Are Shyp […]

Teaching the World to Change

Teaching the World to Change

InnoTrends is a monthly innovation trends analysis per segment. Today we look at Universities, Schools and Institutes. The New Basics Finance and economy Sapnoti Eswar from the London Business School warns against the use of risks based financial strategy over longer term innovation. As he says, “firms may be able to use complex financial products, […]

Europe in the Mirror, Emerging Markets: from local to global

Europe in the Mirror, Emerging Markets: from local to global

The Big Picture is a monthly PESTLE analysis. Today we look at Politics and Economics. Europe in the Mirror Greying policies “We will not allow this to happen”, is the comment collected by Gabriel Nedelec for Les Echos when Voktor Orban, Hungary President, announced a tax on Internet. Down and everywhere in the streets, the […]

What’s your personal language?

What’s your personal language?

On the go is your innovation story inspired from elsewhere. I’ve started taking computer science online courses and have been through my first PYTHON lesson on Udacity. It is such a privilege to access all this knowledge and professionalism for free (a privilege for free… A nice paradox). Looking through my past experiences and reading through […]

The Payment Chess Board

The Payment Chess Board

InnoGraph is an innovation strategy analysis through a series of charts and graphs. Following our article “Of Legacy And Change in the New Banking Ecosystem“, we now look at the payments market. The Chess Board Sharon Wajsbrot from Les Echos keeps spreading the news: non cash payments are increasing, players on the value chain are specialising, […]

We Are Innovation because we are Agile

We Are Innovation because we are Agile

Whether it comes from technological change, disruptive business models or growing market constraints linked to higher demands from customers, organisations and strategies have to change. Partnerships? Social business? Digitalization? Diversification? Or maybe all of it? The only certainty companies have left is legacy will not survive to the new era, whichever it is, that era […]

Of Legacy and Change in the New Banking Ecosystem

Of Legacy and Change in the New Banking Ecosystem

As many other markets, banking and retail banking in particular is being challenged by disruptive newcomers developing competing services on mobile, for instance, or via the Internet in general. As many other markets, the trends in opinions and visions tend to be two-folded. The first is the voice of the legacy, who claims the customer […]

From the experts: Transformative Innovation

From the experts: Transformative Innovation

InnoTrends is an innovation trends analysis for each innovation segment. Today we look at how Innovation Experts develop a “transformative innovation” concept.     Learning To Manage for Disruption: “The new age of disruption requires a big data mindset, where we’re not trying to be right, but to become less wrong over time by collecting […]

Education is the key to everything, says Georges Sand.

Education is the key to everything, says Georges Sand.

On the go is your weekly innovation story inspired from elsewhere. I happen to live where Georges Sand was born and spent most of her life. I just finished reading her novel “Mauprat”, which takes place just a few kilometres away from me, but 200 years ago. How did this place look like at that time? Honestly, I […]

Ladies first? Women and Innovation, the latest trends

Ladies first? Women and Innovation, the latest trends

InnoTrends is a monthly trends analysis by innovation segments. This month has been a lot about how to better integrate female workers in the IT industry. Three main events for that: Silicon Valley’s top companies unveiling the massive women shortage among their resources and assets, triggering a range of supportive programs to increase the number […]

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