“By humans, for humans”

I started working at a time when we did not have “data” to make decisions, we called them “statistics”. And we’d partially build them ourselves (we called them: “internal estimates”). We didn’t have “communities” either, or not as they exist and interact today on social media. We called them “segments” and we had lengthy presentations to understand… Read More “By humans, for humans”

Connecting dots: driving change through social intelligence

Connecting dots combines the ten most read articles on weareinnovation.org over the last week. It therefore articulates experts visions with readers interests into a single story. The invasion of social messages through social media generates a global call for change that is catalyzed enough to impact our political and economics spheres. In parallel, more research and… Read More Connecting dots: driving change through social intelligence

Daily Pick: 11 definitions of success

Daily Pick outlines the most popular stories recently shared by our Global Thinking Factory. By presenting key attitudes and theories that could lead any change agent, within economics, politics or business area, to generate intelligent change, innovation experts and leaders elaborate a multi-dimensional definition of success. Through learning to take on courageous posturings, such as… Read More Daily Pick: 11 definitions of success

From global uncertainty to personal reality

Connecting dots combines this week ten most read articles into a single story. As political, economic and social experts further emphasize the emergency of defining new solutions and models combining pragmatic expertise and a wider variety of knowledges, the global threats and constraints rising from technology and environment require to develop intelligent frameworks to drive innovation with more… Read More From global uncertainty to personal reality

Millennials: The Game Changing Generation ?

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 ?

The complex world around Millennials

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

Fresh energy at work: Millennials get on board

Businesses are increasingly investigating how to best define and address younger generations. They understand they need to develop their presence on new media, but also question the benefits of developing products specific to Millennials. Through inspiration and purpose, they seek to develop new codes and visions that could bring young generations on board, whether they… Read More Fresh energy at work: Millennials get on board

Empowering new generations

Hackathon, serious games, agility and pragmatic knowledge, society explores all possible ways to better engage with younger generation. This first part of Innotrends on generational changes for innovation looks into the driving trends emerging with connected generations. Education The idea generation is much younger than we think. Is it the technological environment, or the social freedom to speak-up,… Read More Empowering new generations