Inside and outside their walls, cities, towns and communities witness a rise of socially driven initiatives going beyond business priorities, placing local people concerns at the heart of their missions. With disruptive creativity tools they share with their startup peers, those public-private partnerships are able to build their own dynamics and rules to generate a local creative ecosystem.… Read More Social Innovation: beyond better
Who we are weareinnovation.org curates and connects innovation trends and analysis as shared by experts and practitioners on social and professional networks. By consistently analyzing and storytelling innovation through strategic formats, we intend to catalyze change in the real world by delivering management publications for innovation professionals. This on-going strategic plan is a two way… Read More On the go: Who is innovation?
The Daily Pick highlights most popular tweets and posts from WAI social networks into a single strategic story. If you want to join the conversation, you can add and share you views with us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ As they drive projects towards human objectives and goals, innovation leaders are now able to showcase… Read More Daily Pick: 13 factors favoring intelligent leadership
Connecting Dots combines the ten most read articles from last week into a single strategic story. While a vast majority of analysts and experts agree on the growth opportunities brought by the digital era, it seems undeniable on the operational side that remaining hurdles restrain companies from achieving the full potential of newly developed tools… Read More Emerging digital strategies
“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.