SAMA Pan-European Conference, Amsterdam. How the Internet of Things is redefining the SAM's path to organic growth. March 15-16, 2016
TedX Conference, Cambridge, MA: Innovation Lab. Internet of Tomatoes project (with Analog Devices). October 8, 2015
Let's Talk about Food, Boston, MA. Internet of Tomatoes project (with Analog Devices, October 3, 2015
MEMS Technical Congress at the Hilton Boston Back Bay hotel, May 7, 2015. Francis leads discussion of co-creation and how it can apply to the MEMS/Sensor ecosystem.
MEMS Executive Congress, at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn and Resort in Scottsdale, AZ, November 7, 2014. Francis gave a KEYNOTE speech - "Getting to a Trillion Sensors: Why MEMS Engineers Have to Become Ecosystem Co-Creators."
STRATEGIC ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION 50th Annual Conference May 19-23, 2014, Orlando, Florida. Swan Hotel. Francis held two seminars on how the SAMs and customers drive innovative solutions through Goal-Oriented Communities
Experience co-creation (ECC) is a major re-think on how businesses create value. It involves redefining the way organizations engage individuals in value creation, especially employees and internal stakeholders, but also customers, suppliers, and related external stakeholders and communities. It is about organizations unleashing the creative energy of people by inviting and enabling them to interact with them differently.
Last Thursday, the organizer of the Ted X Cambridge conference invited our Internet of Tomatoes team to feature the prototype technology developed by our lead sponsor, Analog Devices, and become the centerpiece of the event’s Innovation Lab (see two preceding entries in this blog for a description of the project). We turned out to be mobbed all evening, with some of the geeky Cambridge crowd heading straight for the prototype devices and farm data displays, while foodies gravitated toward the new local tomato sauce offered by Heritage Food Truck Catering, or wanted to palm the beautiful heirloom tomatoes displayed by Wards Berry Farm in Sharon...
Coming up in May 2016:
Francis Gouillart has co-authored a new book entitled
Harnessing Big Data to Transform Sales and Procurement
for Business Innovation. Bernard Quancard, President
of the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA)
is Francis' co-author. The book shows how data platforms
have become the backbone of the new supplier-customer
relationship and what strategic sales and procurement people
have to do to lead their companies into the new world.
Francis Gouillart co-authored an article called, Co-Creation in Government for the Stanford Social Innovation Review in Spring 2015.
Francis Gouillart's article "The race to implement co-creation of value with stakeholders: five approaches to competitive advantage" was published in January 2014 issue of the Strategy and Leadership Journal.
Francis Gouillart's essay included in Harvard Business Review ebook, published July 2013:
Raymond V. Gilmartin (Editor), Steven E. Prokesch (Editor)
by Francis Gouillart and Douglas Billings, April 2013. This Harvard Business Review article illustrates how a large brick-and-mortar healthcare business was able to change the rules of its industry.
The Experience Co-Creation Partnership provides workshops, executive education and consulting services to disseminate experience co-creation concepts and support their practitioners. We are committed to the global application of ECC practice and travel extensively all over the world. Typical engagements with companies start with an introductory workshop and evolve into a combination of cascading workshops, coaching and consulting interventions. Our primary role is to coach members of the organization in the application of the experience co-creation concepts and help companies migrate to the next practices of value creation