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Why companies need agencies: Multidisciplinarity

2019-04-24T12:32:35+00:00 Allgemein, Crowdsourcing, Ideation, Innovation Stategy, Service Design|

Innovation has many faces because it takes an incredible amount of skills and abilities to succeed. Rarely do you find all the skills you need within a company. Successful innovation is therefore often a patchwork - many consultants, designers and market researchers from different companies and agencies contribute to this. [...]

Munich Creative Business Week – HYVE’s Take-Aways

2019-07-25T15:11:28+00:00 Allgemein, Events, General|

Munich Creative Business Week is just over; from March 9-17th it presented great ideas, sustainable trends and new products in symposia, conferences and workshops in Munich and the surrounding area. The HYVE team took part in lively discussions and enjoyed the valuable knowledge transfer with business, design business and creative [...]

The party programme by and with the citizens – about Open Government

2019-03-20T14:14:09+00:00 Crowdsourcing, Open Government|

In the private sector, open innovation is increasingly being (recognized as) a success factor. But it is not only there that external impulses can provide the necessary impetus for innovation. In order to position oneself as an innovative designer and pioneer, it is also necessary for political institutions and parties [...]

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. [...]