Cities, citizens and technologies: what makes social innovation intelligent?

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?

10 systemic innovation trends fueled by startups

The Daily Pick highlights innovation stories that matter to you, as most shared and reached publications on WAI social networks.  As a growing number of startups have now had time to achieve a journey towards business success and failure, they are able to spread best practices on a systemic basis through clusters, hubs and connections with other company type,… Read More 10 systemic innovation trends fueled by startups

Next stop: Smart Cities

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

InnoTrends: Augmented Innovation

InnoTrends looks into the semantic and key themes developed by innovators from WAI social networks. It provides a view of the wording used to comment and analyze key developments occurring in the innovation world today. WAI has investigated a market driven dimension, socially driven dimension and technology driven dimension. Innovators are developing change at increasingly larger scales,… Read More InnoTrends: Augmented Innovation

Innovate In 2015: Schools, Politics and Society

Innotrends take you through diverse innovation segments’ views on Innovation in 2015. This article analyses Business Schools, Universities, Politics and Public Institutions, Customers and Influencers messages shared on WAI networks around innovation changes this year. A later article will investigate innovation from experts, business consultancy and market analysis, press and medias point of views. This… Read More Innovate In 2015: Schools, Politics and Society

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

The Big Picture: Let there be digital, Uneven risks and Uneven rewards

The Big Picture is a monthly PESTLE analysis to give you an overview of innovation environment. Today, we look at politics and economics.   Let there be digital   Henri Verdier has been nominated Chief Data Officer of France, as reports TechCrunch, as a will to make Open Data a central part of the French… Read More The Big Picture: Let there be digital, Uneven risks and Uneven rewards