Author Archives: Nicolas Bry

as a service

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a well known acronym for software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor, and made available to customers over the Internet. Can this concept be applied to innovation? As a matter of fact, we see a growing number of initiatives where innovation endeavor is hosted outside the company. Continue reading

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The Why, What, and How of Rapid Innovation Centers

One key goal for the recent innovation units settled by large companies is to accelerate the speed of innovation. But why do we need to fasten innovation? What principles should an innovation center embody? And how can it be implemented? Continue reading

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“Over the years, Open Innovation has become the new normal” states Hannes, Director Open Innovation Networks at Swarovski. Continue reading

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François Jullien is a brilliant French philosopher, professor at Paris Diderot University, and heading the chair for Alterity: he likes to take one step back, immersing himself in a different culture, and then come back to his initial matter. That’s what he did with China, adopting Chinese point of view before coming back to Europe, identifying gaps, and questioning back European way of thinking, raising the ‘unconsidered’, what is not currently being thought over. He just published… Continue reading

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Scaling-up your Innovation Internationally - Innovation Excellence

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. Continue reading

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Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (2/2) - Innovation Excellence

How compares Open Innovation with the Crowd with Participative Innovation? And what if, if Open Innovation, which was intended to seek out outside, were coming back inside? Continue reading

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Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (1/2) - Innovation Excellence

What is Participative Innovation? And how does it intersect with Open Innovation with the Crowd? Continue reading

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