Information flows tend to follow specific human routes and codes within companies, making it difficult to build contexts and definitions that would be common enough for a variety of professionals to communicate on highly strategic and engaging topics. Within SMEs as well as within global firms, or even associations, deciphering those codes is critical to… Read More Developing operational excellence through dimensional diversity
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.
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?
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. As a growing number of startups have now had time to achieve a journey towards business success and failure, they are able to spread best practices on a systemic basis through clusters, hubs and connections with other company type,… Read More 10 systemic innovation trends fueled by startups
While individual skills and cultures keep adapting to the increasing deployment of digital strategies in businesses, indicators show the need to also maximize non-digital assets of projects and teams, such as sense and leadership. Both technical and strategic recommendations favor agility and diversity at all levels of hierarchy to ensure the right skills and tools match… Read More Humans in the digital workplace: assessing our readiness to disruption
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
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 ?
Whether it comes from technological change, disruptive business models or growing market constraints linked to higher demands from customers, organisations and strategies have to change. Partnerships? Social business? Digitalization? Diversification? Or maybe all of it? The only certainty companies have left is legacy will not survive to the new era, whichever it is, that era… Read More We Are Innovation because we are Agile