Through our most read articles over the last week, I have identified a growing interest into the new customer journey: from end-user to centric-user. It definitely is a fascinating transition, especially with regards to the learning and teaching initiatives that are being launched to find solutions for intricate and global issues. This new Connecting Dots… Read More Empowering the intelligent crowd
The recurring theme of human centricity has gained traction towards the end of our latest loop. Although it has remained among the values and tools developed through our think l@b since very early posts of this blog, the technological developments scoped by this community have outlined another dimension of customer-centricity in the recent months. There… Read More Cities, citizens and technologies: what makes social innovation intelligent?
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
Over the past few weeks, experts and leaders have wanted their readers to be inspired by women entrepreneurs and change makers, jointly celebrating the International Women’s Day. Through this transverse portrait of women disrupters, innovation discussions reminded a number of crucial human leadership skills that are able to inspire a common sense of purpose among diverse teams and engaging projects.… Read More Because we dare
As initiated through the latest loop, I found it interesting to continue working on opened topics we identified in the recent weeks to inspire current innovation conversations. After all, we are writing a continuous story of change (as much as change can be continuous), and keeping track of ideas enables to highlight common denominators on a longer… Read More How can you become the next ‘exponential catalyst’?
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?
It is time to close our Loop#2 and share our newly released management report: Human Centricity and Systemic Innovation. From May 5th, 2016 to February 8th, 2017, I have analyzed and compiled innovation trends into analytic stories intending to provide you with a live definition of opportunities and threats opened by the digital era. Whether you consider… Read More The Digital Crowd Rules – Human centricity and systemic innovation
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?
Regardless of the project, decision or learning I have gathered and/or inherited, diversity has proved an efficient tool for me as an innovation professional to envisage situations under varying angles and figure out the smartest approach possible. From working in global companies to very tiny SMEs in the centre of France, I can do it all, and deliver… Read More Does innovation have borders?