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
Welcome to this second round of our Loop#3. At this stage, conversations will shift towards more technical and technological aspects of innovation, covering our Innovation Index, as well as InnoGraph and InnoMetric, so you get a full understanding of latest developments of trends such as Block Chain and Artificial Intelligence, as shared on our networks. Our… Read More An intelligent scope for the digital economy
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
Over the past few weeks, experts and leaders have wanted their readers to be inspired by women entrepreneurs and change makers, jointly celebrating the International Women’s Day. Through this transverse portrait of women disrupters, innovation discussions reminded a number of crucial human leadership skills that are able to inspire a common sense of purpose among diverse teams and engaging projects.… Read More Because we dare
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 combines the 10 most read stories on weareinnovation.org over the last week into a single analysis that highlights our readers innovation priorities. Sharing and jointly developing business ideas has become mainstream in growingly communicative world. At the same time, innovation experts foresee drastic organizational and technological changes that demand a high preparedness for an… Read More Managing the “Breakthrough Decade” through innovation
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
Connecting dots is an end-to-end story combining the 10 most read articles on WAI blog over the last week. This article therefore articulates experts viewpoints with readers interest to build one single story for change. From developed to developing countries, a global need for an equal, free and sustainable model for societies has risen at the… Read More Connecting dots: what platforms to organize global change?
Inside and outside their walls, cities, towns and communities witness a rise of socially driven initiatives going beyond business priorities, placing local people concerns at the heart of their missions. With disruptive creativity tools they share with their startup peers, those public-private partnerships are able to build their own dynamics and rules to generate a local creative ecosystem.… Read More Social Innovation: beyond better