Insight

Oct 0

Atelya appoints new Partner to strengthen its focus on business transformation

Atelya, a leading management consulting services in business transformation player, announces the appointment of Eric Blanchet as Partner, Digital Transformation Consulting Services. This nomination reinforces Atelya’s position in the field of management and digital business transformation consulting. Along with its strategic partnership with Colombus Consulting, a European leader in management consulting, Atelya is increasing its […]

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Dec 0

Exploring Today’s and Tomorrow’s Skills for Effective Management in Networks of Knowledge

“Tomorrow’s business imperatives lie outside the performance envelope of today’s bureaucracy-infused management practices… Equipping organizations to tackle the future would require a management revolution no less momentous than the one that spawned modern industry.”   G. Hamel, Moon Shots For Management   The Web burst into general awareness in the mid-90′s.  Since then we’ve collectively clicked […]

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Feb 0

Losing it : creativity and craziness in contemporary social science

The notion that economists and managers should have something to say about creative processes is slowly making its way in both scientific and artistic milieus. This post was initially published on the MosaiC website. Although Frey & Pommerehne warned scholars in 1989 that "these are not questions for economists to answer", it has become reasonable […]

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Feb 0

The apple is in the details

We speak of Apple relentlessly as one of the most interesting, innovative, and creative firms of modern times. Few experts in the realm of creative management are able to go a full hour without mentioning either Apple or its mythical founder, Steve Jobs. This post was initially published on the MosaiC website. In doing so, […]

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Feb 0

Learning Organisation 2.0

The concept of learning organisation has been around for a while now. A learning organisation is an organisation where all has been put into to place so that employees create, acquire and share their knowledge on a natural and continuous basis. Learning organisations rely in part on KM initiatives and collaboration tools which act on […]

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Feb 0

The time it takes

The idea that the even the most traditional organizations are not immune to the imperatives of innovation and creativity has gained support over recent years with both policy-makers and researchers. The transformation of competitive environments as well as the internal renewal that stems from younger generations more familiar with technological tools have created imperatives for […]

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Jun 0

Notes from the underground

It is one thing to borrow a title from Dostoyevsky’s novel. It is another entirely to give new sense to an expression and to provide insights regarding a term that modern social science has coined to describe nearly everything that does not fall within the realm of the institutionalized community. The underground, as it stands, […]

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Jun 0

ATOM: the first model to assess the collaborative maturity of the organization

Collaborative technologies, sometimes called Web 2.0 technologies or social technologies, are beginning to have real impact and demand that organizations today integrate into their operations and structure(s) the reality of connected organizations in the era of the Internet. When Atelya was created in Montreal 4 years ago, there were  no doubts about the impacts of […]

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Jun 0

Web 2.0 tools and participatory citizenship

“Web 2.0 is the first and only Marxist revolution to have ever succeeded” This is how Eric Scherer – director, forecasting and new media at France Television – begins his presentation on how the production of information and knowledge is undergoing its worst crisis since Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century. This […]

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