- 25 April 2017Read more
A 50% higher positive return when introducing new products. 60% more recruitment among the best candidates. Twice the number of employees who are emotionally involved in their work. 40% more customer requests to the Marketing department asking for more information. IT companies that have adopted the agile method are reporting impressive performance, significantly above anything their competitors could hope for. But
- 20 April 2017Read more
Hosting a 48-hour to 72-hour hackathon means tackling logistical, geographical and time constraints. Not the most encouraging environment for innovation, in short. Imagine the colossal efforts that need to be made when organizing the perfect 48-hour event – you need to find a venue where as many participants as possible can get together and work at breakneck speed for more
- 12 April 2017Read more
Jean-Baptiste Bouché, the author of this article, is the Agorize community’s most capped veteran. He has taken part in 21 open innovation challenges in two years, reaching the podium 11 times – including five top spots. In September 2016, he launched his collaborative tourism startup, Welcomer. Partnerships between businesses (from mid-sized companies to big groups) and startups are becoming increasingly common
- 4 April 2017Read more
United in complexity – that could be the motto of continuing development professionals in France. Reforms have been carried out to make the system simpler, but the situation remains the same – high costs, low effectiveness, and old-fashioned methods. So what are the solutions? The professional development sector needs to begin its digital transformation. It’s essential that the industry gets
- 28 March 2017Read more
When planning a hackathon, a fundamental question is bound to arise – who holds the intellectual property rights to the submitted projects? Will participants retain the rights to their ideas, or will they be required to transfer them to the organizing company? It can vary from hackathon to hackathon. But in any case, it’s essential to take a careful look
- 14 March 2017Read more
Digital transformation produces all sorts of reactions – fear, scepticism, enthusiasm and optimism. It isn’t surprising that opinion within companies is so polarized! But whatever your opinion of it, the digital revolution is in full swing and shows no signs of slowing down. So how can you convince your employees of the benefits a technology project brings? Businesses and their
- 6 March 2017Read more
With the arrival of digital transformation, developers are an increasingly sought-after asset. And because demand for these casually-dressed professionals is outstripping supply, it’s becoming very tricky to hire a good developer. From the day they leave university, they’re headhunted by recruiters who shower them with generous offers to win them over. Developers have become the new royalty, the new stars
- 3 March 2017Read more
What’s the nightmare scenario that keeps all hackathon organizers awake at night? It’s got to be the fear of a complete flop – getting a lot fewer participants than they’d hoped for. To help you avoid this catastrophic situation, you need to put effective communication in place before your hackathon. After all, even for the biggest brands and the best-known
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