Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world. Businesses were the first to embrace this new approach—called design thinking—and nonprofits are beginning to adopt it too.   In …

How To Talk About Innovation Like A Pro

If you have ever sat in on a meeting about innovation, chances are you probably heard a lot of jargon and buzzwords being thrown around. If you want to talk buzzwords with the best of them, use this article as a cheat sheet to help you out. Alternatively, if you find the buzzwords boring, take …

Open Innovation Generates Great Ideas, So Why Aren’t Companies Adopting Them?

  Today, many companies see open innovation — a process for sharing knowledge and ideas with other organizations — as a core part of their strategy for developing new offerings. Examples include L’Oréal working with Renault on an electric “spa” concept car and auto-parts makers Delphi and Mobileye joining forces to produce an autonomous driving system. Many …

What are the benefits of embracing a digital innovation process?

The digital innovation process has made organizations more agile, but the shift could present its own set of IT challenges for modern companies. Genpact's Gianni Giacomelli explains why. Gianni Giacomelli: What we see people most benefiting from right now is significant cost reduction in a number of business processes. Banks, for example, have been able …

Empreendedora fundadora de duas startups milionárias

Camila Achutti, fundadora do Mastertech (Mastertech/Divulgação)   São Paulo – Camila Achutti tem 25 anos e é dona de duas startups com foco em inovação ecom faturamentos milionários. Apesar do sucesso, quando olha em volta, Camila não se reconhece entre seus pares. “Ser empreendedora em tecnologia é não se reconhecer no entorno. Vou a eventos de fundadores e só tem homens”, …

Renault opens an Innovation Lab in Paris devoted to the future of mobility

The Renault Open Innovation Lab – Le Square, located at République in central Paris in the midst of startups and university research organisations, puts Renault’s internal teams in touch with external partners. An Open Innovation Lab focusing on the future of mobility Renault Open Innovation Lab – Le Square aims to define new ways of …

Evento sobre empreendedorismo reúne profissionais e estudantes em Sorocaba

Um evento de empreendedorismo vai reunir empreendedores, especialistas e estudantes de diversas áreas nesta terça-feira (16) e 29 de agosto em Sorocaba (SP). Durante o terceiro "Empreende Sorocaba", estão previstos workshops, seminários e palestras gratuitas, realizadas no Parque Tecnológico. O objetivo é disseminar a educação e cultura empreendedoras, conectando, capacitando e inspirando as pessoas a empreender. A primeira palestra a …