Archive for June, 2016

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2016

Saturday, June 11th, 2016


Rapidly developing Internet of Things (IoT) technology is opening up multiple new business opportunities for operators and enterprises, spanning many industries – public safety, healthcare, connected mobility, smart cities and more. Nokia’s vision is to expand the human possibilities of technology to improve people’s lives and help them thrive by enabling a programmable world where billions of people, things, sensors and devices are connected. –

The surprising origins of open innovation

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

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The age of silos is over. The modern company is on a quest for agility and innovation. And although innovation is traditionally the domain of R&D departments, things are beginning to change. Increasingly, major groups (led by Microsoft, Google and Bouygues) have grasped the importance of adopting a more cross-department approach. And so they appeal to all of their employees as well as outside communities, such as students and startups, to help the company to innovate. This is open innovation.