This thought piece is the follow up to Picking the right Innovation Races that looked at Horizon Scanning and the growing list of digital platforms that are becoming popular and capable to assist when developing your innovation challenges.
The focus switches back to the people side of the innovation matchmaking equation and takes a look into community of players that think whilst technology is powerful it’s the personal relationships and an acute understanding of organisations needs that enable the best matchmaking.
There are now thousands of dating apps. There are apps that match people by music taste, so that you can kick things off by discussing shared passions and mocking each other’s guilty pleasures. There are apps that reduce the cringe factor by allowing friends to find people for you – you remain oblivious until the date is in the offing. There are apps that encourage