How to frame an innovation challenge

By Cecilia Thirlway on 17 April 2019
Topics: idea management, innovation, challenge, creative problem solving
Taking MIT's innovative approach to office heating as an example, we look at ways to redefine the problem you're looking to solve, to generate truly creative ideas.
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Are you an adaptor or an innovator?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 25 November 2018
Topics: creative thinking, idea management, innovation
It turns out that knowing the answer to that question is incredibly useful: for individuals, for managers, and for anyone hoping to build a culture of innovation in their organisation.
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MIT Solve – can technology help create the future of work?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 05 April 2018
Topics: creative thinking, featured, innovation
MIT launched its 2018 Solve Challenges recently, and as ever, they reflect some of the bigger issues of our times.
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When is a failure not a failure? Why we need to stop using the f-word

By Cecilia Thirlway on 24 March 2018
Topics: featured, innovation
Picture credit: Tash Willcocks, Hyper Island I’ve just come back from the IRM Innovation, Business Change and Technology conference, where Solverboard was exhibiting, and I am a broken woman.
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What does Altered Carbon tell us about creativity and collaboration?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 20 February 2018
Topics: creative thinking, featured, innovation
Have you been watching Altered Carbon? Going by the amount of online chat many millions of us are, so chances are you’re one of them. (If you’re not watching it yet, there’s a good synopsis of the premise here – go on, have a read. I’ll wait.)
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