Information, Knowledge and Agile Creativity

Volume 22 – Smart Innovation SET Coordinated by Dimitri Uzunidis

Information, Knowledge and Agile Creativity

Stéphane Goria, University of Lorraine, France
Pierre Humbert, University of Lorraine, France
Benoît Roussel, University of Lorraine, France

ISBN : 9781786304025

Publication Date : October 2019

Hardcover 284 pp

145.00 USD



Information, Knowledge and Agile Creativity will enlighten entrepreneurs, and is ideal for facilitating an organization’s ability to react and adapt to its environment.

Creativity is a system that engenders innovation. While integral at the conception stage, it is also important before and after this phase. This book offers a collection of tools, as well as a methodology, to estimate the agility of an organization to generate and transform ideas into solutions that are not only new but also adapted to their users.

To this end, this book presents strategic foresight and problem comprehension methods; tools of sharing and visual information formatting; animation tips for creativity workshops; techniques for generating ideas; and tools for visualizing and mapping ideas, information, and knowledge.


1. Creativity for Innovation.
2. Recognizing and Questioning the Problem.
3. Monitoring and the Intelligence Cycle.
4. Visual Communication and Idea Management.
5. Animating Teams to Stimulate Collective Creativity.
6. Some Techniques to Stimulate and Aid Creativity.
7. System Mapping and Analysis.

About the authors/editors

Stéphane Goria is Associate Professor at the University of Lorraine, France. He is member of the Mediation research center (Centre de recherche sur les médiations, Crem) and an expert in creative competitive intelligence.

Pierre Humbert is Associate Professor at Université de Lorraine, Information and Communication Sciences Department director and member of the Crem.

Benoît Roussel is Associate Professor, member of PErSEUs laboratory at Université de Lorraine. He is an expert in interdisciplinary innovation process for product/service and organization.