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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 1 min read

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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by Cecilia Thirlway 1 min read

. 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 3 min read

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 3 min read

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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by Cecilia Thirlway 2 min read

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 1 min read

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 3 min read

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 3 min read

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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by Cecilia Thirlway 1 min read

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 0 min read

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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