Innovation: integrate the best state of knowledge in the world – Marc Giget

Integrate the best state of knowledge in the world To innovate is to integrate the best state of knowledge into creative products and services with the aim of improving life in society and for individuals. These three components: the knowledge, the creation and the improvement of life constitute the fundamental elements of all innovation procedures. They are, depending on the players and the periods, favored as the initiating factor.  Albert Meige and Jacques P.M. Schmitt let us run through these different approaches and sensibilities in respect of innovation procedures: technical push and innovations originating from knowledge as the prime factor, valorization of the vision of the creator, designer, entrepreneur, human- centric innovations originating from expectations, dreams and wishes of individuals.

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Arthur D Little & Presans Join Forces to Launch Breakthrough Factory

Paris, 16 June 2016: The collaboration between open industrial innovation startup Presans and management and strategy consulting firm Arthur D. Little aims to make breakthrough innovation systematic and effective. In order to achieve high success rates, breakthrough innovation needs to set the technological focus of innovators on sustainable differentiation, short deadlines, and under control budgets. Why disruptive innovation? In a study conducted in 2014, Arthur D. Little found that companies want to increase the contribution of breakthrough innovation in their income (+50% over 5 years), but that a majority of them (87% ) declare themselves unsatisfied with their capabilities in this area (low success rate, uncontrolled costs and delays, lack of access to skills, attention sink …) An original approach? Arthur D. Little

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