EIA Learning Day#7: Get Your Hands Dirty

EIA Learning Day#7: Get Your Hands Dirty

Being technical does not mean that you need a scientific degree. Technique is the Art of Doing and it is not acquired from theory. You can get it from the willingness to learn and the perseverance to iterate. At PocketConfidant, we focus on behaviours and attitudes. As everyone possesses the ressources to reach the full […]

EIA Learning Day#6: Keep Calm

EIA Learning Day#6: Keep Calm

If things get stressful or difficult sometimes, just stop doing. Observe. Stop controlling and let it go. Your ideas will get clearer. Knowing how to let it go is a powerful attitude that enable anyone, anytime, get off stressful situations. At PocketConfidant we know what it takes. This is why we work on helping people […]

EIA Learning Day#5: Take Care About Yourself

EIA Learning Day#5: Take Care About Yourself

You may have the best idea, you may have the best time to market, you may have the best team, but if you don’t take care about yourself this will not last. Nutrition, exercise, sleep, mind, work, fun are key element to maintain momentum in value creation.

EIA Learning Day#4: Never assume. Go talk, go listen

EIA Learning Day#4: Never assume. Go talk, go listen

Be obvious – Tim McCoy notes. Don’t make too many assumptions about your users. At PocketConfidant, we apply an approach called “listening”. Unless the other tells you what he wants, you can’t know, nor you can help. Never assume, go talk, go listen.

EIA Learning Day#3: Humans and Machines – help each other

EIA Learning Day#3: Humans and Machines – help each other

It’s no longer man vs. machine. It’s man and machine reasoning together – Paul Reeves said. At PocketConfidant we try to understand and regulate how humans and machines can help each other achieving Human goals. Human and Machines relationship may be viable if there is empathy.

EIA Learning Day#2: Diversity is a key for innovation

EIA Learning Day#2: Diversity is a key for innovation

Diversity has been proven to be an efficient strategy in many contexts and situations. Diversity is a key for innovation. At PocketConfidant we work on paradigm changes using methods of computational linguistics and psychology. In our field we note again and again how differences in language expressions are tied to a context and personality diversity. […]

EIA Learning Day#1: What is the opportunity?

EIA Learning Day#1: What is the opportunity?

The Design Thinking process first defines the problem and then implements the solutions, always with the needs of the user lifestyle at the center of the concept development. This process focuses on needfinding, understanding, creating, thinking, and doing. This process is shifted towards action and creation and is heavily embraced at the European Innovation Academy: […]