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Wüstenrot – How agile, customer-centric and cross-team innovation can secure a competitive advantage in the financial sector.

2019-03-06T15:29:52+00:00 Crowdsourcing, Idea Contest, Idea Generation, Innovation Lab|

Digital change has been keeping the financial sector in suspense for some time. The financial sector is also facing the effects of digitisation and the accompanying abstraction of products and services that were once tangible in the truest sense of the word. Since 1925, Wüstenrot is a synonym for building [...]

Service Design and what it is all about

2019-07-03T17:25:22+00:00 Service Design, Smart Product Design|

My name is Anna Marchuk. I am a service designer, researcher, and strategist – creating innovations together with the HYVE team since four years. I am a strong supporter of lifelong learning and knowledge sharing. Last year I joined two service design conferences –  Service Design Days in Barcelona and Service Design Global [...]

New Innovationhub in Las Palmas

2019-01-28T12:47:47+00:00 Allgemein, News|

"Barra Libre!" is the new WIFI password in the new office in Las Palmas. "Free drinks!" it means. No question, there was enough of them when the new office at Calle León y Castillo 85 was officially opened on 21st of January 2019. The HYVE team from Gran Canaria celebrated  together with the management [...]

RBI Intrapreneurship Program: Next Round!

2018-12-19T14:41:55+00:00 Idea Contest, Idea Generation, Innovation Lab|

Do you remember our blog post in August on the RBI Innovation Garden? We were curious how the teams progressed and which projects are now realized. That is why we set down with Julia Bastian, Project Manager from HYVE, and Pia Neubert, Project Manager from RBI's Intrapreneurship Program.  In spring 2018, the intrapreneurship [...]

Humans first when it comes to innovation

2018-12-17T14:28:57+00:00 Crowdsourcing, Idea Generation, Ideation, User Centered Innovation|

Innovations are usually accompanied by the fuzzy front end, by nebulous needs, by vague ideas. Jasmin Vella, Ideator at HYVE, talks to Stefan Biel, Innovation Director at Beiersdorf, about the connection between problem, need, identification, solution and above all the human component. Does it need a problem? Jasmin: Idea generation [...]

Autonomous innovation – new territory to enter or distant world?

2018-12-17T15:48:14+00:00 Artificial Intelligence|

When the first autonomous vehicles entered the market, the topic literally gained speed. We are familiar with the successes and setbacks of autonomous vehicles, but few know how anchored autonomous innovations are in our everyday lives. Autonomous Innovation describes the innovation supported or adopted by machines, robots and artificial intelligence. [...]

How do you invest your innovation budget?

2018-09-25T10:41:51+00:00 Innovation Budgets, Innovation Lab|

In our Innovation Update in August, Innovation Research expert Balthasar Scheder shared an exciting article about successful innovations and their parameters with subscribers to our newsletter. Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson ask about the right way to invest innovation budgets. The authors believe that an innovation success rate does [...]

ORCs provide answers – 24/7

2019-08-08T13:43:55+00:00 Corporate Innovation, ORC Online Research Community|

Today we’re interviewing Aurelie, Innovation Strategist at HYVE. Aurelie has worked several years in insights and innovation in London before joining HYVE and taking over larger, international innovation projects. Aurelie, can you describe the Online Research Community approach? Online Research Communities (ORCs) or Market Research Online Communities (MROCs) are closed [...]

Room to grow – der RBI Innovation Garden

2019-02-21T12:04:16+00:00 Corporate Innovation, Innovation Lab|

(This post is only available in German) Der RBI Innovation Garden, die erfolgreiche Weiterentwicklung des Intrapreneurship Projektes, den die Raiffeisen Bank International gemeinsam mit HYVE konzipiert und durchführt. Im Zentrum des Innovation Garden steht der 12-wöchige HYVE Innovation Lab Ansatz, der seit vielen Jahren erfolgreich Innovation mit den eigenen Mitarbeitern des [...]