Current pressuring political, economic and social trends usually spread tensions and fear across media, including social media, creating further individual anxiety. From an innovation viewpoint, this in fact seems to generate further appetite for innovation, as identified through the selection of most liked and shared ideas on WAI social networks. What makes smart change makers believe so fiercely… Read More 7 traits of smart change makers
Welcome to our Loop#3! Through a new series of rounds, I will share with you experts thoughts and comments that build most recent innovation trends from a variety of angles. The knowledge production model I have used is maturing and I have decided to reduce the number of rounds to include more analysis, balancing the… Read More What is a global think l@b?
A few days ago, we initiated our new Round of innovation analyses with an open question which was discussed by experts on our networks: “how can we build human values for innovation?” I have taken the challenge to answer this question by using the tools developed in our management report “Diversity as a success story“, and… Read More Do you want to build human values for innovation? There is a plan for that.
The recent talks driven by experts on the necessity to revive creativity and multiplicity of ideas for a more sensible innovation has nicely outlined an approach that is critical to this blog: understanding the limits of uniformity and seeking to address them for more innovation. Our management report, “Diversity as a success story“, outlines a… Read More How do you manage your costs of uniformity?
If you have an upcoming review to pitch a perfect story and raise awareness or fundings for your project, visual creativity certainly gets involved, as a proof you are able to pinpoint processes and concepts with impacting yet sensible symbols and codes. Although not everyone needs to be a graphic designer, gaining inspiration from other innovation professionals can… Read More 10 visual stories for your innovation toolbox
I started working at a time when we did not have “data” to make decisions, we called them “statistics”. And we’d partially build them ourselves (we called them: “internal estimates”). We didn’t have “communities” either, or not as they exist and interact today on social media. We called them “segments” and we had lengthy presentations to understand… Read More “By humans, for humans”
Beautiful Diversity is a series of management reports issued from our global think l@b. Based on thoughts and analyses shared by innovation experts, it intends to provide managers and professionals with actionable tools to generate innovative products and plans based on their personal and team diversity. Diversity to revive creativity As a basis to generate new solutions or improve… Read More Building innovative virtuous circles from our differences
Connecting dots combines the 10 most read stories on weareinnovation.org over the last week into a single analysis that highlights our readers innovation priorities. There isn’t a day without a journalist, specialist and other expert explaining how our economies, democracies and societies stand at a turning point in history. Innovation as defined by a variety of professionals describes… Read More We can all be part of a great story
The Daily Pick highlights innovation stories that matter to you, as most shared and reached publications on WAI social networks. By nurturing their innovation culture through relevant information sources, innovation experts are in a position to understand core roots of systemic threats as well as find inspiration from a richer variety of individuals. As a core element of building… Read More 11 leadership skills to innovate in 2017
Market roadmaps describe key market component of specific innovation trends combining posts and tweets shared on WAI social networks. From readers to information providers, social media is interlinking global opinions and specific facts into a complex conversation questioning users’ ability to make sense of increasing amounts of data both as citizens and customers. The uniformity of ideas… Read More Making sense of social media through diversity