Rapid Innovation Plan

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I’m recycling some points from this article: http://nbry.wordpress.com/user-guide/ by Nicolas Bry, a senior VP at Orange Vallée, an Orange entity dedicated to rapid innovation (Orange Marketing Innovation Group).

I particularly like the central premise and whilst I recommend the article for a read, nothing should divert from the point that the final goal of rapid innovation is not to set-up a new entity apart: it’s to deliver continuously game-changing innovation in a faster way, without cutting down quality levels. Read the rest of this entry »


15 Incredible mobile stats

Someone sent me this so I’m not sure of its source but it does list its sources.

Mobile marketing stats


Mobile phones dominate in South Africa

South africa tech

From the Neilsen blog.

As I spend half my time there and its where my family live, here’s some really interesting stats:

More Africans have access to mobile phones than to clean drinking water

In South Africa, the continent’s strongest economy, mobile phone use has gone from 17 percent of adults in 2000 to 76 percent in 2010.

Today, more South Africans – 29 million – use mobile phones than radio (28 million), TV (27 million) or personal computers (6 million).

Only 5 million South Africans use landline phones.

Quite staggering