Team structure and projects to intertwine throughout? Small part of each meeting?

Seeds of Innovation
  • history, failed innovations, seeing opportunity, cognitive biases, social, private, process, product; why is innovation not more common? why hard?
  1. Understand the relationship between invention and innovation, incremental innovation and disruptive innovation.
  2. We will learn how to recognize significant problem opportunities
  3. Recognize and work with cognitive biases related to innovation.
Dynamics of Innovation
  • tipping points, disruption, chasm, network externalities, islands,
  1. Understand the dynamics of innovation diffusion and how they can be influenced.
  2. x
  3. x
Execution of Innovation
  • failure, pivoting, design thinking, rapid prototyping, letting the world speak, teams, iteration, structured collaboration
  1. Cultivate empathy as a tool of design and innovation.
  2. Learn techniques for creative listening, collaboration, and iteration.
  3. Make good use of failures (our own failures and those in the historical record)
  4. Adopt a mindset of early prototyping, testing, and iteration.
Organization of Innovation
  • sequence, team, roles, incentives, organizations
  1. Understand better ways to locate innovation within an organization.
  2. x
  3. x
Assessment of Innovation
  • RWW, organizational readiness, managing ongoing innovation,
  1. Learn to strategically evaluate innovations.
  2. x
  3. x

Case Study Inserts
Product design