The areas of innovation for Air Liquide correspond to three major transitions: the energy transition, the transition to home health, the digital transition.
Most companies are aware of the importance of data, even if they are not in the front rank when it comes to exploiting data. Among the five specificities of Open Organizations, being data-driven is the one that makes it possible to convert a knowledge advantage into a market power advantage.
Digital platforms structure the activity of open organizations. This article distinguishes three types of platforms and shows how they manage to develop, on what principles their operations are based, and how to position oneself in the ecosystems they inexorably create around them.
Within the Thales Group, digital transformation is only one aspect of the innovation strategy. To understand this strategy, we went to meet Marko Erman, Research & Technology Director.
The key actors of innovation in China are the State (if the State wants to do something, it does so, and it does so quickly), private capital (which allows to focus resources on many innovative initiatives), and startups (which grow fast, whose founders are often very young, and increasingly international).