What if mobile was the right media to support, democratize, and streamline the innovation process? Moodi Mahmoudi is one of the founders of Collaborne, and thats’ excatly what his startup is trying to achieve. He tells us more about it, while receiving us in their gorgeous premises in Amsterdam.
As video on tablet becomes primary, VOD and TV apps must update rapidly. The artificial separation between “Live TV’ and “VOD” apps is an outdated argument. Iris takes us through a typical user journey to make his point.
A TV-related app that offers a well-balanced implantation of personalization and recommendations will generate usage and increase revenues. Iris Yuster details some tips for us.
In Africa, it’s not because a technology is available that it should be used, the goal is on the opposite to look for the biggest tech common denominator to reach out to the largest number of users.
When I first played with the mobile wallet, it seemed unreal to send money away for free…
Margaux Pelen, a young but already serial entrepreneur, shares with us some learnings from her experience in Africa. Mobile might well turn to be the way forward to Internet in Africa.
One of the most important keys to the success of an App is the understanding of user behavior. Dr. Iris Yuster shows how to successfully balance business goals, technological capabilities, and potential user behavior in a mobile shopping app.
Nokia’s story might well be now written by Microsoft, Finland’s innovation is dizzying. Katia Carra brings back from her survey trip in Finland some astonishing tips for innovation. One that stands out is Demola, an open innovation hub where students and companies create in team.
African innovation is rooted in mobile stunning expansion. Demo Africa is the right place to witness technology at its birth and to report on the next big thing from Africa. Africa’s Internet somehow prefigures our future.
It happens everyday: processes slow down innovation. Stage process don’t flow without meaning. Going through a fictional innovation story, we sort 2 lessons out around ‘feature team’ and ‘leadership’, that would be worth tested in your next innovation challenge.
For international Telcos, the challenge is to embellish the network with services and APIs . To capture local patterns, going in the field and meeting with local mobile app makers and entrepreneurs, connecting trends to innovation Labs, and desiging bespoke enablers, testing, learning and iterating with developers community, are the ingredients of the right formula.
How should Telcos innovate? Slow players in a fast innovating digital world, the equation seems complex. Based on an in-depth analysis, Ovum stresses on a few priorities: extended innovation benefits measurement, network-driven innovation, collaborative innovation and API, leaders involvement, and a new role for Telcos, ‘Enablers of the Digital World’.
What is Free’s next disruptive innovation? Let’s borrow Free glasses for a moment, and assess where it will probaly spend the bulk of its time. What will be its road to ‘Free Dom’?
In 2009, Xavier Niel, Free founder and owner, has made up his mind: the future of Internet will be mobile. How will Free replicate the big hit of the Freebox, associating a dramatic advance in technology (ADSL), with an emblematic product (Freebox) and an unchallenged pricing (€29,9) in the mature mobile market?
What is radical and what is disruptive innovation? Following clarification on these notions, we go through the story of Free, a French alternative Telco which amazing adventure goes from radical to disruptive innovation.