The Social Media Lab from Belgium, with François Lambotte

François Lambotte, PhD in Management Science, professor, and deputy dean of ESPO (University in economical, scoial, political, and communication sciences) is heading the UCL Social Media Lab. UCL means Catholic University of Louvain, a great city near Brussels in Belgium. But what does Social Media Lab encompass? François tells us more about it.

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

Open Innovation projects can be managed in different ways: using companies’ own means to involve the crowd (branded ideation web sites), by the involvement of consultants, or by using dedicated plateforms, such as marketplaces or specific search platforms.

Allfoodexperts, Open Innovation platform for agri-food industry, by Conxa Romaguera Camarena

Allfoodexperts is an independent open innovation project focused exclusively on the food industry. It consists in a community of senior freelancers from the agri-food sector, whcih you can target by posting challenges freely.