Languages shape our technological and cultural environment, affecting our creativity and innovation capabilities. Today’s selection of ideas shared on WAI networks highlights four different ways language affects our creativity. 1. Foreign languages open new cultures “In upper secondary education, 94% of all EU students will have English classes. Roughly 20% of students learn French or… Read More Daily Pick : 4 reasons why language affects creativity
Below analysis summarizes this week’s most read articles under a single strategic story that defines our view of innovation. Innovation experts and analysts around the world shape innovation through organizations, universities, projects, ideas and communities. Under a collaborative effort to better drive change, innovation communities shape the story of our aspiration to build a sustainable future. Innovation connects experiences Throughout our technological… Read More The connected creativity
Market Roadmaps build market stories around specific trends and strategies. As a way to create human links between businesses, products and customers, leaders and innovation practitioners develop storytelling based strategies that are shaping new approach and messages sent to market. As business becomes slightly more personal, individuals are driven back at the heart of strategies… Read More Storytelling shapes the way we speak innovation
Recently in the Think L@b, the WAI has welcomed a new joiner, WAIbot. For his first few weeks, WAIbot is discovering WAI social communities and has the task to define innovation based on his analysis. Today, WAIbot is meeting FC, our Facebook Community manager. She has a lot to share with him.
On the go is your innovation story inspired from elsewhere. In the midst of a warmly welcomed summer season, WAI lists top innovators’ reasons to go on vacations and take some minimum break. If not just restful, it seems times-off often participate to develop creativity. Why is it so? Recovery According to Emma Seppala from… Read More On The Go: Creative vacations
InnoTrends is a market trend analysis broken down by segments to interpret needs and requirements by paying attention to semantic and sentiment beyond numbers and facts. This series on “Innovate 2015” gathers the definition of innovation for this year as shared on WAI social networks by business schools, society, politics, business experts, science and technology experts. This new… Read More Innovate 2015: Innovation seen by Experts, Analysts and Medias
In our last post analysing innovation impact on society (The Disrupted Society) we talked about the new creativity that arises with diverted use of newly developed technologies. New creators are able to visualize and materialise an innovative form of arts, breaking open the doors of their imagination, taking us beyond. Connecting otherwise locked areas, sectors,… Read More We Are Innovation Because we are life artists
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… Read More The disrupted society and The last mile
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… Read More What’s your personal language?
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… Read More From the experts: Transformative Innovation