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Cecilia Thirlway

Cecilia Thirlway

I'm interested in everything, but particularly in innovation, technology and intra/entrepreneurship. I can (and will!) chat with anyone, whether in a boardroom, meeting room, classroom or just over a beer. I love finding out about people, ideas and organisations and creating stories to connect them all.

Recent posts by Cecilia Thirlway:

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 01-Aug-2017 15:03:32

The Museum of Innovation Failure enjoyed a lot of press coverage recently, which is how I first came across Samuel. But although I wanted to ask him about that, I …

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Topics:businesscreative thinkingcreativityinnovationinnovation conversationInnovation Conversationsworkplace

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 20-Jul-2017 16:42:56

. For this conversation, I spoke to Antony Beckett, the Undergraduate Programme Director and Dave Jarman, Postgraduate Programme Co-Director for University of Bristol’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Both are …

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Topics:careercreative thinkingeducationinnovationinnovation conversationInnovation Conversationsself-employment

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 19-Jul-2017 12:36:31

Photo by Tachina Lee on Unsplash Please note: in February 2018 Solverboard for Business became Solverboard Work, and Solverboard Open became Solverboard World. Find out more about these changes here …

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Topics:front end of innovationidea managementinnovationinsightsoftwareSolverboard World

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 22-Jun-2017 23:40:26

I’m suffering from information overload right now, having spent most of last week at the Front End of Innovation conference having interesting conversations with inspiring people. As ever, there were some …

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Topics:front end of innovationinnovationinsight

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 15-Jun-2017 09:38:23

Talking to Nicola was a pleasure as it brought up a topic I hadn’t thought about for a while — system change and system design. I wrote about systems, particularly human systems …

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Topics:entrepreneurshipinnovationInnovation Conversationsintrapreneursystem changesystem designtech for goodtransformation

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 05-Jun-2017 13:23:32

Talking to Julie was inspiring — not just because Parkinson’s UK is an example of an organisation working with CAST to bring about a huge change in the way it helps people …

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Topics:digitalhealthinnovationInnovation Conversationsparkinson'stech for goodtransformation

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 11-May-2017 12:05:55

Please note: in February 2018 Solverboard for Business became Solverboard Work, and Solverboard Open became Solverboard World. Find out more about these changes here. A question our customers often ask …

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Topics:co-creationcommunitycreative thinkingengagementfan engagementinnovationinsightSolverboard World

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 04-May-2017 21:51:04

Sometimes, you go to a conference and it turns out that almost all the speakers there are saying the same thing, in slightly different ways. That sounds like a bad …

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Topics:creative thinkinginnovationinsighttransformation

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 24-Apr-2017 09:07:52

We’re at the half way mark of the Team Sky Open Innovation Challenge – and the ideas are flooding in! Over 230 ideas have been submitted on the Team Sky …

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Topics:case studiesidea managementinnovationSolverboard World

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 13-Apr-2017 14:10:48

If you're coming to London for the Chief Innovation Officer Summit on 25-26th April, then look out for the Solverboard stand, number 9 in the Exhibition Room - we'll be …

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Topics:Solverboard news

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