Hadoop: finding the right balance

The Innovation Index analyses the market attractiveness, business model maturity and infrastructure and support impact of a given sector or technology. This is the second part of the new Innovation Index for Hadoop. It aims at analyzing Hadoop business model maturity. The first part of the analysis, covering market attractiveness, is available here. A last article will… Read More Hadoop: finding the right balance

Think L@b: What would Google, Twitter and Facebook do in the same office?

  WAI: Well guys, yesterday was quite a lazy day for me, didn’t feel like doing much… Probably the season.   Tweeter community: Don’t worry WAI, today we have plenty of tweets to warm you up. Seriously, so many people have joined the network with brilliant ideas. We like diversity here, and we find it’s… Read More Think L@b: What would Google, Twitter and Facebook do in the same office?

The issue with Privacy, How many steps to make a path?

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?

The disrupted society and The last mile

The Big Picture is a PESTLE analysis providing an overview of innovation over the past weeks. Today we look at Society and Technology. You can also read our previous post for Politics and Economics, “Europe in the mirror and Emerging Markets: form local to global“. The disrupted society Living Big life changes, big questions. “Are Shyp… Read More The disrupted society and The last mile

Europe in the Mirror, Emerging Markets: from local to global

The Big Picture is a monthly PESTLE analysis. Today we look at Politics and Economics. Europe in the Mirror Greying policies “We will not allow this to happen”, is the comment collected by Gabriel Nedelec for Les Echos when Voktor Orban, Hungary President, announced a tax on Internet. Down and everywhere in the streets, the… Read More Europe in the Mirror, Emerging Markets: from local to global

Of Legacy and Change in the New Banking Ecosystem

As many other markets, banking and retail banking in particular is being challenged by disruptive newcomers developing competing services on mobile, for instance, or via the Internet in general. As many other markets, the trends in opinions and visions tend to be two-folded. The first is the voice of the legacy, who claims the customer… Read More Of Legacy and Change in the New Banking Ecosystem

Ladies first? Women and Innovation, the latest trends

InnoTrends is a monthly trends analysis by innovation segments. This month has been a lot about how to better integrate female workers in the IT industry. Three main events for that: Silicon Valley’s top companies unveiling the massive women shortage among their resources and assets, triggering a range of supportive programs to increase the number… Read More Ladies first? Women and Innovation, the latest trends