• Why Outstanding Companies Adopt Corporate Venturing?

    By on 6 February 2018

    For many years, Corporate Venturing has been a trendy topic for companies looking to finance their innovation.   Grasping new Business Model, obtaining competitive intelligence… This kind of method shows many advantages and is attractive for companies wishing to implement innovation in their traditional markets. In 4 years, these investment funds have more than doubled, from 85 to 188. A

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  • Innovation Challenges: A Powerful Way to Boost Digital Transformation

    By on 1 February 2018

    Boosting its digital transformation is the goal of almost every single company on this football called planet earth. If some approaches work better than others, internal open innovation challenges are still at the top of our list. Agility, intrapreneurship, digital acculturation, learning by doing, etc. These words, abruptly said by major companies, are actually quite difficult to enter into the

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  • Why Big Companies That Act Like Startups Make Tremendous Profit?

    By on 9 January 2018

    First thing first: take a look at the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 v. 2017: only 60 firms (12%) that made the list in 1955 are still on the list in 2017. 88% of the companies have either merged (or were acquired by) another organization, gone bankrupt, or still exist but have fallen from the top Fortune 500 companies.  

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  • Going Digital: How Can My Company Do It Right Now?

    By on 18 December 2017

    “Digital transformation is expected to deliver both operational and financial results within 18 months on average” says Fujitsu’s digital transformation PACT. The biggest drivers of this transformation are the customers by 58%.   How can my company start going digital today? Tough one. If 85% of companies are putting a digital strategy together, only 26% allocate a specific budget to

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  • Recruitment: How To Get The Most Out Of A Business Game?

    By on 4 December 2017

    Business games, open innovation challenges, hackathons… How do the most successful companies hire talented people by sourcing innovation? How do you spot the one in a million candidate? Here is the recipe for a fruitful challenge.   AIM FOR MILLENNIALS, HIRE THE DIGITAL NATIVES   I am a bit tired of hearing “We really should start thinking more about millennials

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  • 10 startup habits that every major group should adopt

    By on 18 July 2017

    Not all startups are alike. And they don’t all operate in the same way. But nonetheless, there are a number of common denominators that most of them share. We ought to know here at Agorize. After all, we’re a startup ourselves, and we work with big companies, helping them to collaborate with other startup businesses. You have to admit that

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  • [Infographic]: Why organize an online hackathon?

    By on 13 July 2017

    The word ‘hackathon’ is a contraction of ‘hack’ – a quick DIY solution to overcome a problem – and ‘marathon’ – a test of endurance. Essentially, a hackathon is a competition that encourages participants to put forward their most relevant and innovative solutions to a business or social issue. The key benefits of a hackathon: • Test candidates in real-life

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  • The Hits and Misses of recruitment methods in 2017

    By on 29 June 2017

    The talent war is raging on. 83% of recruiters state that recruiting talented people is their top priority for their company. In a labour market that’s undergoing major transformation, the challenges are significant in both number and scope – the increase in the number of ‘passive’ job seekers, reportedly accounting for 75% of employees on LinkedIn, the growing appeal of self-employment, and

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