Participative Innovation at France Job Center, with Reynald Chapuis

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.

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Sharing economy, and the new play control

“For you, to you” is being replaced by “With you, by you”. Enter the new play control initiated by the collaborative economy.

Massive platforms for cocreation: the new normal? by Peter Hesseldahl (2/2)

Products and services that we use are developing in two, seemingly opposite directions: more personalized, and at global scale. These two movements – towards the global and unified- will increase competition, and can lead to a limited number of ”winner-take-all” giants.

From ideas crowdsourcing to solution specific search, Open Innovation platforms are soaring, by Jean-Louis Liévin

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Frugal Innovation: can we Jugaad innovation over here?

With Jugaad innovation, frugality is the new wealth. But frugal innovation might not be so easy to implement in developed societies. Collaborative platforms, and the use of APIs could be the way forward for companies. At individual and community level, FabLab is an opportunity to Jugaad innovation in our own way.

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