Tag Archives: Creativity

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Son, listen to the start-up in your heart

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Here are 6 mantras I’ve forged or picked up along the innovation track, that I would like to share with the loved ones. Continue reading

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The world changes, change the world too!

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Netexplo Change is a yearly rendez-vous for highlighting the special moment ‘when enterprise turns to digital’: take a moment to discover 2013 laureats. Continue reading

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Innovation stories (2/2)

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Following previous post on National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June, we continue our tour with some more innovation stories based on pivot leadership, scientific Corpus, social and collaborative altruism. Continue reading

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Innovation stories (1/2)

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Picked out from National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June, 5 sparkles seem to set the fire of innovation and entrepreneurship: slick public commitment, passion, pivot leadership, scientific Corpus, social and collaborative altruism. Continue reading

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‘Bucking the system’ by Patrick Le Quément

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What designer’s life is made of? Conviction, passion, and living each new assignment as a challenge. Seeking for innovative identity, letting creativity thrives on constraints, and thinking innovation as an extended business system. Continue reading

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USI 2013? We’ve got a problem!

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USI event confirms its singular positioning, at the crossroad between designing future of digital technologies and sharing rewarding and deeply humanist management experiences. Here is a sum-up of the great presentations I attended. Continue reading

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‘Office design shaping a creative mind’ by Patrick Le Quément

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Can office design trigger creativity? Patrick Le Quément believes so, and he draws from his extensive experience 5 tips to complete great office implementation and organization for designers: designated area, specific skills identity, showcasing, getting together, and helping each other. Continue reading

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“Design Manager, a comprehensive role in the innovation process” by Patrick Le Quément

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What is a design manager? It’s not exactly design management, more a leadership responsibility, involving timing, listening and sharing, and opening minds, tells us Patrick Le Quément, former Renault Chief of design Continue reading

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Blue Ocean for your innovation commitment

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New comers show tremendous initiatives: Spotify, Flavi, Netflix, Valve have successfully implemented flexible empowering organizations, and humanistic culture values. One might wonder which model to embrace. Blue Ocean approach gives us a few tips we can apply to craft your own strategy: tuning the level of key attributes of innovation value proposition. Continue reading

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Breaking the code for creative ecosystem

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Ingi Brown, Ph.D. student at CGS Management Center-Mines ParisTech,  recently defended his thesis on ‘use-generative products’: products that engage and encourage a broad exploration of their uses. Accordingly, Ingi proposed a new model of goods as design spaces. Following is … Continue reading

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Digital innovation awards, Netexplo at Unesco

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What is more refreshing and inspiring than innovations waves coming from all over the world? During 2 days, the annual award ceremony from Netexplo sets the pace for international digital innovation, and it’s an awesome moment. What is Netexplo? “Netexplo … Continue reading

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Rapid Innovation protecting your brand

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In a crowded digital market, how does Orange stand out? One case study is using rapid innovation and modular design to differentiate on the emerging market of Social TV. Continue reading

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Low cost, high value: boarding pass to disruption!

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The common thought about competing with low-cost manufacturing countries is to go for higher-end products, powered by advanced technologies, and thus maintain substantial margins. Professor Christophe Midler does not buy it: in his latest book, “The Logan story, new directions … Continue reading

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Running the Innovation Pipeline

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How to transform a creative idea into a solid business? Ulrike Steinhorst -Strategy, Planning and Finance Director at EADS Technical Corporate division-, and Patrice Commin -New Business‚ Innovation Nursery Director-, are working on it! And it’s up and running at … Continue reading

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3 short stories of great Aha! moments

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Etienne Klein is a research director at CEA, conducting experiments in Physics, and involved in great achievements such as Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. Here he tells us a colourful story about the way original … Continue reading