Category Archives: Creativity

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

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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. Continue reading

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Accenture Innovation center, creativity on starting-blocks

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What is the Paris Accenture Innovation Center ? In a nutshell, a dizzying innovation team, acting in a tremendous place for creativity!
Albane Liger Belair, Accenture Paris Innovation Center Director, kindly walked me through this amazing space. Continue reading

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ISPIM Prize for Excellence in Innovation Management awarded to Imagine with Orange

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ISPIM, International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is a network of researchers, industrialists, consultants and public bodies who share an interest in innovation management. Outstanding innovation management really matters, because great products and services are the result of excellent innovation … Continue reading

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Customer driven innovation at Ricoh, with Mike Irvine

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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. Continue reading

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Innov’Up at La Poste (French mail company) with Aude Le Carpentier

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Aude Le Carpentier is in charge of Innov’Up Creativity, in the Service-Mail-Parcel sector of La Poste. She’s a 27 year-old manager of a team of 15 creative people, helping business teams to develop innovative services. Let’s dig in into her enthusiastic experience. Continue reading

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How to innovate with the crowd? by Emilie Ruiz

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Emilie Ruiz is a researcher at IREGE, University Savoie Mont Blanc, France. Hereafter she shares some key lessons on how corporations can set-up a crowdinnovation platform, and when the various adoption factors matter along the process. Continue reading

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Innovation as a service!

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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. Continue reading