The digital innovation at inter-communal level: an adaptive process associated with a meta-method dedicated to hybrid territories


  • Yann Bertacchini Engineering Sciences & Sustainable Development Department, College for Teaching & Education, ESPE, Academy of Nice, I3M lab- EA 3820, University of Toulon. Avenue de l'Université, 83957 La Garde
  • Yannick Bouchet SITIV Syndicate CEO & Magellan Center, IAE Lyon - Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon


Citizens, Innovations, Inter-communality, Digital Projects, territorial Intelligence.


The SITIV Syndicate is an inter-communal structure founded in 1972, and eight cities that make up, are to be questioned by changing uses in a more and more dematerialized Society. The environment of local communities, are constrained ways by specific ministerial instructions for transition to dematerialization of a number of operations which are transforming relations of local community with its stakeholders.

The approach we present in this article is based on work, direct actions, reports, researches, thesis (PhD) done in the field of territorial intelligence in France, in Europe and in other parts of the world to a territorial, local, inter-municipal, regional and national. Some of them were based on intense use of ITs, others less but either way, we have, for all these years, developed a model, we call meta-model, we will use in the body of this article explaining how, within the Complex Approach, depending in large part on human behavior, we have to implement other ways to reach the goals to be reached because only computer method isn’t able in that case.

Through past works and researches we have seen how the territorial intelligence process could, by mixing virtual territories with real ones, help local decision-makers to avoid, or reduce, the informational silos phenomenon on the way setting up hybrid territories


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Bertacchini, Y., & Bouchet, Y. (2016). The digital innovation at inter-communal level: an adaptive process associated with a meta-method dedicated to hybrid territories. Asian Journal of Computer and Information Systems, 4(2). Retrieved from