The increased complexity and endless disruptions of the modern world brought on by the transition to the digital age means uncertainty is everywhere. All across our businesses, we face new challenges, as what used to work no longer achieves desired outcomes. The self-awareness of admitting what we don’t know is the first step toward figuring out new best practices. Fundamentally, people must act differently in the face of uncertainty. Businesses need to adopt learning strategies in order to improve, adapt, or even reinvent their execution strategies.
The horizon model originally came from the book “The Alchemy of Growth” by Stephen Coley, Mehrdad Baghai, David White. The purpose for the model was to help businesses think about their need to develop new revenue sources over time.
Do companies know how to innovate? Should innovation be part of an individual’s job title? Should it be in a job description? Does a company even need to innovate? Most big companies think technology when thinking about innovation, regardless of whether or not they’re technology companies. Startups are often considered to be de facto innovators, but is that the case?
This immersive, 2 day workshop is designed to help you master the essentials of lean innovation to solve critical business problems during these challenging times. Join us to learn a framework for identifying new opportunities, creating bold solutions, getting them funded, and driving impact, all while working remotely. Each day consists of a three hour, remote workshop session. Check out our Detailed Agenda to learn more.
We are witnessing an amazing acceleration of new products, services, and delivery methods. Many companies and even entire industries have been radically affected (think Department Stores, RIM Blackberry, Kodak, Blockbuster, and many others). There are new rules, principles, and ways of working for success in the customer-driven economy.
Those who carry this vision forward and empower these dreams are the past, present, and future city leadership and employees. The vision is embodied by the residents of the city. The way a city works, the way it prioritizes and manages projects and tests new ideas, has a profound impact on all of its “customers”, influencing staff morale and residents’ reactions.
In this “ask me anything” style video, Heather Hiscox of our Social Impact team tackles several prominent questions on the topic of Lean Innovation in the social impact sector, and how focusing heavily on the customer can change the way these organizations drive impact.
An exploration into the process of creating products and services that provide value by using the “Diamond Nugget” hidden within this brand new innovation tool.
Without having regular customer empathy, companies miss out on collecting valuable insights from the people they are aiming to serve. This is the story of how a Norwegian media group learned to use Lean Innovation to validate new ideas.