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

The Digital Challenge: politics and economics

The Big Picture is a PESTLE analysis for innovation based on trends shared by experts from our networks. Today we look at innovations talks for politics and economics. While governments in Europe start to build and invest in digitally driven initiatives to modernize democracy, economists question the potential opportunities and threats of the sharing economy,… Read More The Digital Challenge: politics and economics

Storytelling shapes the way we speak innovation

Market Roadmaps build market stories around specific trends and strategies. As a way to create human links between businesses, products and customers, leaders and innovation practitioners develop storytelling based strategies that are shaping new approach and messages sent to market. As business becomes slightly more personal, individuals are driven back at the heart of strategies… Read More Storytelling shapes the way we speak innovation

Social Innovation: delivering concrete change

Social innovation has become an increasingly driving trend among innovation experts, professionals and specialists. As companies increase their efforts to bring “people”, whether these are customers, employees, leaders, board members, at the heart of their values, developing innovative projects to lead to a better society is drawing nearer. Social innovation trends as shared on WAI… Read More Social Innovation: delivering concrete change

We Are Innovation because we are Agile

Whether it comes from technological change, disruptive business models or growing market constraints linked to higher demands from customers, organisations and strategies have to change. Partnerships? Social business? Digitalization? Diversification? Or maybe all of it? The only certainty companies have left is legacy will not survive to the new era, whichever it is, that era… Read More We Are Innovation because we are Agile

All eyes on them: the Chinese kaleidoscope

InnoMetrics puts all innovation numbers in one page Alibaba IPO and the World Economic Forum holding World Champion Meeting 2014 in China made all Western eye suddenly turning to the East. There‚Äôs a lot to expect from this promising horizon, but one needs to look with careful eyes. Providing in-depth analysis and contrasted view on… Read More All eyes on them: the Chinese kaleidoscope