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.

Scaling-up your innovation internationally, with Sihem Jouini and Christophe Midler

Sihem Jouini and Christophe Midler, heading the PIC Master at Polytechnique Engineering and HEC Business School, just published a book on ‘Innovation management and globalization’, encompassing the research work and internship experience of their students.

Creative ecosystem fostering individual genius, a non-reproducible asset, by Michel Saloff-Coste

Innovation Ecosystem is a non-reproducible asset. You will find frugal ecosystems in South America, and vivid innovation in Austria, each has developed a singularity linked to its cultural ground, explains Michel Saloff

The principles of creative strategy, by Michel Saloff-Coste

Michel explains here the pillars of creative strategy: a culture based on interaction as synergy, a management that relies on fulfillment of the group or of individuals, a system rewarding the capacity to respond in a creative, autonomous and critical manner, and a structure vergeing on alterity and innovation.

New forms of innovation, by Michel Saloff-Coste

Michel Saloff-Coste is an international integral and global futurist. He describes here the new era of creation-communication, where meaning becomes central to innovation, as well as handling collaborative dynamics, and uniting external with internal.