• Creativity – a key weapon in the project management arsenal

    By on 13 July 2016

    Project management is generally seen as an exercise that requires rigour and structure – so creativity and innovation aren’t exactly the first words to spring to mind. But we’re about to see that, despite what a lot of people think, a big dollop of creativity can make your project management a lot more effective. Whether you’re working to meet deadlines,

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  • Creativity and well-being at work – key performance factors

    By on 30 June 2016

    This year, 17 June marked the end of Quality of Life at Work Week. Organized by the French national agency for improving working conditions (Anact), the main theme of the event was well-being at work in the digital age. We’ve decided to take the opportunity to focus on creativity both as a source of well-being and a way to improve

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  • Industry 4.0, 2016 or bust!

    By on 22 June 2016

    On 5 April 2016, the German consultancy firm Roland Berger organized a digital workshop based on industry 4.0 at Numa in Paris. Agorize was there too – and this is what we found out. Also known as the fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0 is a German initiative that aims to maintain the country’s position as a leader on the industrial

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  • The crazy inventions that exist (partly) because of chance

    By on 21 June 2016

    Chance always plays a key role in any situation. And here’s the proof. Many of the inventions that are now part of our everyday lives are actually the result of failed experiments. This is serendipity – making an unexpected discovery thanks to chance and inventiveness when the original aim was to achieve a very different goal to the actual results.

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  • Transhumanism – from mending humans to augmenting humans

    By on 17 June 2016

    Transhumanism means improving humans through technology – creating augmented humans. Giving people longer, healthier lives and improving their mental, physical and emotional abilities are the foundations of transhumanist research. And this is being brought forward by advances in NBIC technology (nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science). From its origins to the wildest dreams of immortality, here’s everything you need

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  • Major groups: 5 reasons to work with startups

    By on 7 June 2016

    New technologies are emerging every day. And every day, startups are using these technologies to design new services and apps. Innovation is racing forward. Finance, insurance, agri-food, health – no sector is left behind. And they now all have a technological counterpart, supported by a vibrant startup ecosystem: FinTech, InsurTech, FoodTech, E-Health… The list goes on. The wind is changing,

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  • The secret recipe for a successful collaborative marketing campaign

    By on 1 June 2016

    Mass marketing is outdated. New approaches are being developed to meet consumers’ pressing demands. Communication technology, our digitalised society, and new consumer requirements have turned how we do marketing on its head. Brands are now putting customers at the heart of their strategies, adapting to their needs and promoting dialogue. This is collaborative marketing. It’s an approach that has quickly

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  • The surprising origins of open innovation

    By on 17 May 2016

    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

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