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?
The Big Picture is an innovation PESTLE analysis based on information shared by experts and analysts on WAI social networks. Developing social inclusiveness on political and economical areas is identified as a short term requirement to sustain growth on the long term. On top of developing diversity on gender and cultural levels, politics and economics… Read More Turning the tables
This Daily Pick is dedicated to Freedom, Equality and Fraternity, three friends of mine who have lost far too many lives, but are not quite dead yet. Below are countless reasons why. Freedom “lemondefr #Plantu‘s drawing, the day following #Paris attack.” “« Fluctuat nec mergitur. » The latin motto of Paris spontaneously became a resistance slogan against terrorism in the capital streets and… Read More Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité
Elaborating a complex equation to define a humanly beneficial place to technology, analysts and experts unveil a prismatic impact of innovation on citizens daily lives. The combination of crowd level audiences and rising willingness to progress towards equality generates a momentum to express requirements as well as head towards common objectives. Using digital tools to spread… Read More Digital Citizens with Human Needs
Initially outlined as a technological innovation opportunity, smart cities are now showing great potential to foster economic growth in regions spreading beyond major cities. Affecting all sectors and enabling private, public, government and citizen partnerships, the innovation impact of smart cities is a perfect example of potentially disruptive ecosystems being created to regenerate growth while… Read More Next stop: Smart Cities
The Big Picture is a PESTLE analysis for innovation based on trends shared by experts from our networks. Today we look at innovations talks for politics and economics. While governments in Europe start to build and invest in digitally driven initiatives to modernize democracy, economists question the potential opportunities and threats of the sharing economy,… Read More The Digital Challenge: politics and economics
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
InnoMetrics is a strategic analysis highlighting key figures and numbers shared on WAI social networks. Today we look a the European Union as a business and economy area, the latest technological and social developments, the impact of politics and regulation. If you want to join the conversation, you can join and share your ideas with… Read More InnoMetrics: Europe goes to the board
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
The Big Picture is a monthly PESTLE analysis for innovation. Today we look at Legal and Environment. You can find Politics and Economics analysis here, and Society and Technology analysis here. The issue with Privacy The “AirPlane!” syndrome Oscillating between panic and comic, decisions and choices recently made by the EU in an intent to… Read More The issue with Privacy, How many steps to make a path?