The Mecca of the tech world, the Web Summit brought almost 70,000 tech experts, startup founders, CEOs, investors, government leaders, international media and influential personalities from a medley of industries in 166 countries to Lisbon, Portugal, between November 5th-8th. Here's what we learnt.
‘A global network for people interested in open innovation, social media tools and thought leadership’
By Stefan Lindeegard, author, speaker, strategic advisor.
‘Observations on technology and business from someone who should know better’
By Hutch Carpenter, senior consultant at HYPE Innovation
‘We make corporates innovate like startups’
By the Board of Innovation team
‘Catalyzing innovative business success’
By The Brainzooming Group team
‘The community for every business seeking excellent insights, tools and experiences to improve itself’
By Paul Sloane, author and public speaker on lateral thinking and innovation
‘The Innovation Change Strategy’
By Braden Kelley, innovation keynote speaker, trainer, and organisational change specialist
‘We help enterprises draw upon their communities to better perform’
By Chaordix team
‘Innovations examined’ and recent news on innovation
By BMGI team
‘Business ideas. creativity. innovation. brainstorming. all in one place’
By Marty Baker, chief ideator
‘Employee engagement for all’
Hosted by David Zinger
‘A platform for Exploring Innovation, Leadership & Entrepreneurship Through Collaboration’
By several authors with wide business experience.
‘A blog for Game-Changers. People who are willing to shake things up because they’re not content with the way things are done’
By Jorge Barba, co-founder at Spuma.
'Build on the genius of others'
By Idea Connection team
‘Everything you need to know about innovation’
By Innovbook team
'Engaging people through collaborative innovation'
By Doug Collins, innovation architect, working with organisations such as The Estée Lauder Companies and Johnson & Johnson.
Insights to 'Help leaders deliver profitable growth through sustained Innovation'
By Robert F. Brands, Innovation Practitioner and President and founder of Brands & Company, Innovation Coach®
‘The latest new, research, discussion & application of open innovation’
By Joel Wes, professor of innovation & entrepreneurship at the Keck Graduate Institute
‘New ways to engage customers in co-designing your company’s future’
By Patricia Seybold, founder and CEO of the Patricia Seybold Group.
‘The most original thinker in creativity & innovation today’
By Jeffrey Paul Baumgartner
‘Riffs on marketing, respect and the ideas spread’
By Seth Godin, American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker.
‘Ideas and Best Practices on Innovation, Collaboration, and Social Media’
By Boris Pluskowski, innovation, collaboration, and social crowd strategist.
‘Imagine the future. Make it happen…’
By Paul R. Williams, leader of Project Management at PAI
‘Home of the international Innovation Management Standard’
By non-profit Total Innovation Management Foundation team
‘The Discipline of Innovation’
By Tim Kastelle, academic director – consulting programs at University of Queensland Business School.
European Innovators is a powerful resource for networking. If you are based or doing business in Europe and are interested in discussing insights on corporate innovation, this is a group to join.
Open innovation has become a recurrent buzzword in innovation discussions. Start here if you want to know more on strategies to use both internal and external ideas to thrive in today’s market.