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.
BIG is the unit targeted to breakthrough innovation initiated by Pernod-Ricard group. Rather than stepping into single opportunities, BIG develops ‘platforms of opportunities’, fostering a comprehensive dialogue with business units. Let’s follow our guide, Alain Dufossé, BIG’s Managing Director.
Gregory Olocco heads the iLab, Air Liquide ‘lethal weapon’ for breakthrough innovation. ‘Create value by accelerating the pace of innovation’ is its mantra. iLab is acting boldly to unearth a fifth line of business for Air Liquide. That’s the reason I named it the ‘fifth column of innovation’!
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.
Let a hundred open innovation flowers blossom. Whopping initiatives are thriving on a one-to-many scale, resulting in distinct open innovation processes. First thing to is select the process which corresponds to your purpose, and prepare for intense dialogue.
How a multinational that has enjoyed sustained growth for decades, innovating without noticing, can frame its innovation endeavour? That’s the story of BIG, the recently-created Gemalto unit dedicated to innovation.
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’.