As we open the third round of Loop#3, it is interesting to note the rise of emotional, user-experience oriented trends and strategies among innovation experts in parallel to the emergence of AI concrete plans across sectors and countries. The upcoming market and customer analyses to be issued on this blog will certainly highlight the impact… Read More Connecting talents, ideas and creativity
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
Looking at our most read stories over last week, it seems that messages shared online intend to address smart, global change makers looking to challenge complex, systemic issues through technologies. Technologies themselves have grown complex, and systemic. But global change makers seem to commonly understand the key to make sense of this complexity: focusing on human sense based on human… Read More From performance to sense
Among strategic angles developed by this blog, the Innovation Index consolidates a wide variety of technical and marketing views around a specific innovation trends. Following the assessment of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Internet of Things, we are now analyzing the innovation impact of blockchain. The three-dimensional approach of this tool enables to observe differing approaches… Read More Block chain: crystallizing the revolution ahead
As we end the first round of our Loop#3, I am happy to share with you the outcome of my latest knowledge investigation seeking to explain how you can become the next exponential catalyst. This compilation of ideas developed by cross-breeding heterogeneous inspirations for systemic change builds a set of human values, a thinking framework and an action plan for… Read More Catalyzing the exponential “us”
Reluctance to change appears in a number of interactions I can find online and offline. There is a digital disruption going on, and this is happening whether we agree or not. Investments, jobs, physical and virtual assets deployed around the globe can only confirm this trend. One of the missions of this blog is to help… Read More Understanding the dynamics of change through diversity
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
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’?