A manager’s guide to disruptive innovation by Philippe Silberzahn (2/2)

Interview part 2 of Philippe Silberzahn, author of A Managers’Guide to Disruptive Innovation, capitalizing on the various books of Clayton Christensen, and suggesting management adaptations to prepare your company for disruption!

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Gamification for innovation: cubification in action with Hélène Michel and Opopoï

Hélène Michel is a brilliant professor at Management School of Grenoble, with a PhD in Management, a strong experience in innovation and gamification. She tells us about her gamification approach for innovation, called Cubification, implemented within several companies with Opipoï, a young agency lead by Mathias Salanon.

Customer driven innovation at Ricoh, with Mike Irvine

Mike Irvine is the leader of Ricoh’s European Technology Centre. His team is responsible for bridging the gap between Customers business needs and the Ricoh engineering and development teams. I met with Mike at Barcelona Innovation summit, and was impressed by the presentation he delivered on customer driven innovation, and how Ricoh unfolds various ways to involve customers in its product roadmap. Mike kindly accepted to answer a few questions about it.

Innovation as a service!

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a well known acronym for software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor, and made available to customers over the Internet. Can this concept be applied to innovation? As a matter of fact, we see a growing number of initiatives where innovation endeavor is hosted outside the company.