Open innovation with startups is a long quiet river at Cdiscount. Let’s dig in this smooth process.
Reynald Chapuis is Innovation and CSR manager at France Job Center (Pôle Emploi). He shares with us the various and tangible initiatives he lead at Pôle Emploi, from participative innovation, E-Novaction platform, Innovation Lab, Innovation App store, emploi-store.fr, to the open innovation cluster, Lab RH. Welcome to a world where unemployment is not a fatal, but can trigger a rebound.
Koen Vermeulen is CIO at Orange France, and awarded CIO of the year in 2015. He kindly accepted to answer a few questions related to the implemnation of Agile methodology, and how it brings a brand new spirit for innovation projects.
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.
I will handle a Discussion Group on Sept 22nd in London at Service Delivery Innovation Summit, and it is about … More
Hereafter is a short interview I completed with Dan Taylor, from Market Gravity, for his book on Innovation in Large … More
Below is a video of a brief introduction I completed on IoT and 2014 Netexplo Award Winner, John Matherly (USA) … More
Interview about ‘Disruptive innovation and video-over-mobile’, delivered at London TV Connect – 2014
‘Digital native’, Paris cannot be, due to its respectable age; but ‘digital friendly’, yes we can! The Paris Region Economic Development Agency is a non-profit organization providing services to foreign companies to soft land in the region.
Over time I realize how it is less vital to design things by myself, and more impactful to sense and inspire.
Accelerating Innovation with APIs: Social TV case study at Orange
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.
Autonomy, Creative Tension, Strategic Alignement & Pollenisation, Modular design: 4 pillars you want to plug in your innovation unit
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’.