Capgemini's Applied Innovation Exchange teamed up with Remodista’s iLab and Women2Watch program to help cultivate smaller innovative tech and services companies in the retail vertical and in Remodista's community. Great job ContentSquare, SmartGift, TILTSTA, Facenote, FINDMINE, and Trendalytics!
In this workshop, we:
Learned about some of the disruptive technologies that are driving disruption in the retail landscape
Gained exposure to potential partners that can accelerate time-to-value and de-risk innovation investments
Brainstormed ways of developing value-add solutions with organizations led by some of the industry’s most forward thinking leaders
Goals of the workshop:
Embrace diversity and inclusion within Capgemini, while enhancing their current and potential ecosystem
Incorporate ideas and solutions being developed by entrepreneurs
Showcase Capgemini's point of view on the “Store of the Future” and can marry it with current startup initiatives
Evaluate, Question, and determine the readiness and applicability of various firms to Capgemini’s business with its clients
Leverage ecosystem partners and new ideas to drive innovative retail solutions
Outcomes from the workshop:
Exposure to new innovation ideas and firms in retail
Determine near term opportunities for implementing innovation.
Generate ideas for running a PoC or working together for a particular solution or client GTM
Experiment with methods for continually engaging with out-of-the-box startups allows our partnerS to think through the services these new innovative ideas will need, in order to be supported.