“Connecting dots” is a weekly consolidation of top ten articles read on weareinnovation.org, combining experts’ thoughts with readers interests. Although innovation impacts a vast diversity of topics and projects, building an intelligent conversation between experts and initiatives enables to closely listen to how change takes place across sectors and organizations. Such an exchange of ideas… Read More Innovation as an open dialogue
As societies, economies and policies struggle to define models and strategies that efficiently answer challenges faced on a global basis, social innovation led in limited yet impactful initiatives showcase the talents and skills needed to drive intelligent change. By outlining the shortcomings and opportunities identified in our current business, economic and social models, experts call… Read More How social knowledge shapes new models
Social innovation has become an increasingly driving trend among innovation experts, professionals and specialists. As companies increase their efforts to bring “people”, whether these are customers, employees, leaders, board members, at the heart of their values, developing innovative projects to lead to a better society is drawing nearer. Social innovation trends as shared on WAI… Read More Social Innovation: delivering concrete change
Innovation comes from the interaction of two concepts: an idea and a need. It is, in essence, born from sharing. This on-going discussion enables those iterations that take concepts to tangible projects, and generates the appropriate framework for ideas to develop further, without being closed on narrow points of views that eventually mislead innovation. Customer inclusion has… Read More We Are Innovation because we share
The Big Picture is a PESTLE analysis taking you through the broader environment around innovation. Today, we cover Politics and Economics. Politics : Looking for heroes In an article from La Tribune, we interestingly learn that France is the first European nation in terms of start-up creation. As Delphine Cuny explains, French minister of economy stated… Read More Leading through change, politics and economics
Because it is mainly “humanly-driven”, social innovation offers a great view of how and in what innovation actually makes a greater sense when people are both its engine and its end-goal. Of course it all sounds very nice and the reality is a bit less shiny, as most initiatives are scarce and/or at early stage,… Read More Social Innovation: under construction, but that’s the whole point.