Archive for February 2017

Guiding the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

This morning Scott Hutcheson is introducing agile strategy to the UI Labs Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute (DMDII). In a morning workshop participants will experience and evaluate our agile, iterative, and collaborative approach to strategy.  If successful after the workshop, DMDII staff will consider broader applications for employing the discipline. Manufacturing

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Purdue Grad Ops

Last weekend, we started building the foundation for a new initiative on the Purdue campus through a partnership with the Agile Strategy Lab and the Purdue Graduate Student Government. Called Purdue Grad Ops, the initiative involves a core team of Purdue graduate students who have been trained in Strategic Doing. This team will assist the…

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Connecting with Montana Manufacturers and the Montana Photonics Cluster

We are scaling our work in agile strategy – Strategic Doing – through partnerships with other universities. When the Montana Manufacturing Extension Partnership contacted us about doing some workshops in Montana, we defer to our partner at the University of North Alabama. That team is led by Janyce Fadden,  a former manufacturing executive with Daniher. This…

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Partnership with the University of Oregon

In early January, we headed out to the University of Oregon to provide training in Strategic Doing the 15 staff managers within the university.  Our partners at UO plan to deploy Strategic Doing across the university’s professional staff — every unit from human relations and from finance to parking and risk management. They’ve come up within…

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Join us in Washington!

We’re on the road next month for one of our most popular offerings, a 3-day training in using Strategic Doing. Strategic Doing 301: Leading Complex Collaborations will give you practical tools you need to begin and maintain conversations that lead to transformation in organizations, communities or regions. You can attend as a regular participant for…

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Expanding our footprint with Mississippi State

Two years ago, we began working with the University of North Alabama to bring our agile strategy disciplines to their university.  We conducted a regional workshop in which Craig James, a workforce development professional from Northeast Mississippi Community College attended.  After experiencing excitement in the workshop, Criag contacted Joe Fratesi at the Stennis Institute  at Mississippi State…

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