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?

The Digital Crowd Rules – Human centricity and systemic innovation

It is time to close our Loop#2 and share our newly released management report: Human Centricity and Systemic Innovation. From May 5th, 2016 to February 8th, 2017, I have analyzed and compiled innovation trends into analytic stories intending to provide you with a live definition of opportunities and threats opened by the digital era. Whether you consider… Read More The Digital Crowd Rules – Human centricity and systemic innovation

Do you want to build human values for innovation? There is a plan for that.

A few days ago, we initiated our new Round of innovation analyses with an open question which was discussed by experts on our networks: “how can we build human values for innovation?” I have taken the challenge to answer this question by using the tools developed in our management report “Diversity as a success story“, and… Read More Do you want to build human values for innovation? There is a plan for that.

“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”

Smart questioning, collaborative answering

As we reach the end of Loop #2 (you can still access Loop#1 here), I have decided to create an interim format, a wrap-up which consolidates stories shared along our latest analysis. Those shorter loops, called “Rounds”, articulate short, mid and longer term stories, as a way to hopefully enable you to vary innovation angles, eventually finding inspiration for… Read More Smart questioning, collaborative answering

Driving our global connectedness

Our global story As a central question to economic growth, business development and scientific breakthrough, the place of humans and technologies inspires innovation makers. What objectives beyond business and commercial values could we define for innovation? You can now read our 2016 innovation story as written through “Connected Dots” most read articles. Experts open discussion You can… Read More Driving our global connectedness

How connected creativity can address global threats

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. Through a variety of creative examples to solve global issues, diverse personalities and experts combine ideas from different sectors to help their wider knowledge community catalyze change on a systemic basis. Although they… Read More How connected creativity can address global threats

Managing the “Breakthrough Decade” through innovation

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