Innovation in Cannes

Posted by sgibneygomis on Nov 25, 2013 7:02:50 AM

Last week we spent three days in Cannes at the World Innovation Convention. This intimate, high-level event proved a great setting to share experiences, learn from best practices and failures, and interact with some incredible innovation practitioners.

playdoh_blog_smallHighlights included:

-          Getting creative with a PlayDoh-fuelled rescue strategy in Yesim Kunter’s workshop on gamification and playing to innovate

-          Learning about “Better Than Nothing” innovation in Africa from Philips' Bangalore Innovation Centre CEO Wido Menhardt

-          A Lego-enabled strategy and problem solving session led by Fabian Schlage, Head of Innovation for Nokia Siemens Network

-          Sharing our favourite challenge examples in the context of engaging different crowdsSio_cannes_blog

And of course, it was great to hear InnoCentive referenced on quite a few occasions from the front of the room in the context of best practice for framing problems and crowdsourcing solutions.

Thank you all for the inspiring discussion!


Authored by Siobhán Gibney Gomis & Steven Drew, Business Development Directors at InnoCentive

Topics: Innovation Insights

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