Can you “sensespeak” innovation?

Innovation often comes down to language. Development languages, “buzzwords”, keywords seem to be dictating innovation cultures instead of products, concepts and ideas. New codes arise in an ever changing technological environment, challenging organizations’ ability to articulate visions and operations, cooperations, into timely and customer centric innovation projects. Entrepreneurs and change makers across sectors pave ways… Read More Can you “sensespeak” innovation?

Do you want to build human values for innovation? There is a plan for that.

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.

“By humans, for humans”

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”

Innotrends: Rethinking financial ecosystems for innovation

Innotrends highlights innovation trends as explained by innovation analysts covering common expert insights. This article provides a view of financial analysts and investors concerns for innovation. As economic conditions keep predicting unstable environments for the launch of new businesses, products and services, financial analysts and economics experts describe how micro and macro changes are forcing innovation… Read More Innotrends: Rethinking financial ecosystems for innovation

Business experts seeking intelligent innovation

Outlining the critical social, technological and economic changes affecting innovation ecosystem, business experts and professional communities bring up necessary mindsets and tools for organizations to build the technical and human skills they need to generate more value. Because business complexity is increasing with the multiplicity of challenges and solutions fostered by hyper-connected customers, business experts… Read More Business experts seeking intelligent innovation

Millennials: The Game Changing Generation ?

InnoTrends is a semantic analysis of specific trends as discussed and shared on WAI social networks. Over the last few weeks, we have investigated what makes the Generation Y so different in the eyes of innovation analysts, experts and practitioners. While connectedness and sense of engagement is highlighted by business experts, society explains how we… Read More Millennials: The Game Changing Generation ?

The complex world around Millennials

The economic and technological environment surrounding Millennials is an invite for innovation. The sharing economy promises new business models for their ideas, even paying systems are developing new services to follow their buying habits. With a high sense of engagement, younger generations hold the power to drastically change the world we live in. Science and… Read More The complex world around Millennials

Fresh energy at work: Millennials get on board

Businesses are increasingly investigating how to best define and address younger generations. They understand they need to develop their presence on new media, but also question the benefits of developing products specific to Millennials. Through inspiration and purpose, they seek to develop new codes and visions that could bring young generations on board, whether they… Read More Fresh energy at work: Millennials get on board

Empowering new generations

Hackathon, serious games, agility and pragmatic knowledge, society explores all possible ways to better engage with younger generation. This first part of Innotrends on generational changes for innovation looks into the driving trends emerging with connected generations. Education The idea generation is much younger than we think. Is it the technological environment, or the social freedom to speak-up,… Read More Empowering new generations

InnoTrends: Augmented Innovation

InnoTrends looks into the semantic and key themes developed by innovators from WAI social networks. It provides a view of the wording used to comment and analyze key developments occurring in the innovation world today. WAI has investigated a market driven dimension, socially driven dimension and technology driven dimension. Innovators are developing change at increasingly larger scales,… Read More InnoTrends: Augmented Innovation