#28 Co-Session (I): The convergence of the physical and the digital factory

BY INFONOMIA on 13 / 04 / 2017

Contrary to what you might think from reading most media headlines, it’s not just the service sector that is being transformed by digitalisation. Industry is also facing a new revolution of its own due to digitalization. This is the reason why we wanted to dedicate this Co-Session to what is happening and is about to happen in industrial innovation and in relation to the so-called Industry 4.0.


400 Unilever brands are wanting too to be “infected” by startups

BY INFONOMIA on 01 / 04 / 2017

When suddenly the number of global corporations lunching programs to collaborate with startups reach 1.000, to choose just one with a particular interest becomes a difficult task. But Unilever Foundry is an easy choice. Beyond its impressive numbers, the Anglo-Dutch consumer packaged goods company wants from startups something else that just insights into new technologies and trends.


4YFN talked a lot about combining corporate power with startup agility

BY INFONOMIA on 17 / 03 / 2017

If one year ago we clearly felt at 4YFN that collaboration and co-innovation was “on the air”, this year these were the main topics, especially regarding the relationship between start-ups and consolidated companies. We also learned the number of global corporations that already launched some sort of program or initiative to collaborate with startups reached 1.000.


IBM + Apple: a partnership between former antagonists shows co-innovation is here to stay

BY INFONOMIA on 03 / 03 / 2017

A picture of Apple’s CEO standing in front an IBM sign flipping the bird became one of the many icons furnishing Steve Jobs mythology. That’s why maybe not many other cases prove as irrefutably as the unlikely Apple-IBM partnership “IBM MobileFirst for iOS” that organizations have definitively started to understand and appreciate the value and need of collaboration.


Collective Impact: A framework to collaborate beyond social challenges

BY INFONOMIA on 17 / 02 / 2017

Probably few collaboration frameworks became so rapidly popular and inspired so many projects as the one coined as “Collective Impact”. Created for collaboration on social challenges, we don’t see why not their principles could also be applied as well to collaboration between companies with a common business goal.

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