ADInnov: An Intentional Method to Instil Innovation in Socio-Technical Ecosystems

  • Mario Cortes-CornaxEmail author
  • Agnès Front
  • Dominique Rieu
  • Christine Verdier
  • Fabrice Forest
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9694)


This paper presents an intentional-based modelling method aimed to support the analysis, the diagnosis and innovations for socio-technical ecosystems. Understanding and improving socio-technical ecosystems is still indeed a major challenge in the information systems domain. Current information systems’ methods do not consider the particularities of socio-technical ecosystems where breakthrough innovation is not always possible. The proposed method called ADInnov aims at guiding a continuous innovation cycle in socio-technical ecosystems by focusing on the resolution of their blocking points. It combines different user-centred techniques such as interviews, serious games or storyboarding. The method, represented with the MAP formalism, results from the lessons learned in a healthcare domain project (InnoServ). Through an empirical study, project managers evaluated the method appropriateness.


Analysis Diagnosis Continuous innovation cycle Socio-technical ecosystem Organizational innovation Service innovation MAP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Cortes-Cornax
    • 1
    Email author
  • Agnès Front
    • 1
  • Dominique Rieu
    • 1
  • Christine Verdier
    • 1
  • Fabrice Forest
    • 2
  1. 1.LIGUniv. Grenoble AlpesGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.SFR INNOVACSMSH-AlpesGrenobleFrance

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