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?
It is now time to answer strategic questions readers and followers have defined through our common global story. While concluding Round#1 of this third loop, we have discussed the limits of digitalization, with regards to social, legal and environmental sectors. Questions of timing, relevance and cultures are highly debated among experts and business leaders. It appears critical to… Read More How can you build an intelligent framework for digital initiatives?
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
The recent technical analyses issued on this knowledge platform have covered top trending technologies: Blockchain and AI. Further identifying core components of those systemic innovation leads to look at the Internet of Things. Latest numbers and trends further characterize the initial analysis driven on that topic: “The Internet of things: of what, exactly?“. All those connected… Read More The Internet of possibilities
Life long learning has become a pre-requisite for change makers looking to harness the power of digital and connected innovation. The recent most popular social posts shared on WAI networks confirms the need of a knowledge savvy community to intelligently develop goals, strategies, platforms and actions to adapt a fast changing ecosystem. What are… Read More 13 learning habits to keep up with a fast changing innovation ecosystem
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
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?
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