Archive for August 2017

Supporting the Center for Career Opportunities

Tim Luzader, Executive Director of the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO), asked the Lab to explore how agile strategy disciplines might move the CCO to a new level of productivity and performance.  The CCO would like to design new ways to deliver career services across campus. The core question: how can career services delivery be empowered, enhanced,…

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New Partnerships Forming in Montana

Last week, at the invitation of  the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC) and this City of Bozeman, we conducted a draft day certification training in Strategic Doing. In conducting this training we partnered with  the University of North Alabama. UNA is a leading partner for Purdue in agile strategy. During the training we explored two…

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The Lab Conducts Certification Training in Strategic Doing at New Mexico State University

Last week, we completed a 2 ½ day training with our colleagues at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.  Our work with New Mexico State began under the National Science Foundation initiative called Pathways to Innovation. The pathways project focused on accelerating the integration of innovation announced partnership education into the undergraduate engineering curriculum…

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Partnerships with Fraunhofer IAO and New Jersey Innovation Institute

Over four years ago, we began exploring with Fraunhofer IAO how we might integrate our work in agile strategy with their work in technology and innovation management. Both of us realized that the challenges of innovation, especially for small and midsize companies, were becoming far more complex. These companies do not have the internal resources…

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Helping Kauffman Foundation Move Entrepreneurial Research to the Next Level

For the past month, we have been working closely with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to take entrepreneurial research to the next level. The Foundation, beginning with its decision to support entrepreneurial research in the mid-1990s, has invested aggressively to establish entrepreneurship as a field of academic study. Following its initial decision to support entrepreneurship…

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Designing New Solutions to Indiana’s Opioid Crisis

Indiana’s opioid crisis creates severe challenges for state and local governments. The scope of the crisis transcends the capacity of any one agency. Collaboration and experimentation are essential. With the leadership of Paul Griffin at the Regenstrief  Center for Health Care Engineering and Tomas Diaz de la Rubia at Discovery Park, the Agile Strategy Lab will…

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Update on Strategic Doing Australia

Through our collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast, we developed a close relationship with Mike Heffernan and Pam Wardner.   In December 2016, we launched a test initiative, called Strategic Doing Australia in order to capitalize on the work we’ve been doing at Purdue and generate revenues for the Lab. Through their leadership,…

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