Archive for May 2018

Teaching Collaboration in Middle School: New Role Playing Game

Our Agile Strategy Lab, where our work is centered at Purdue, is emerging as a global leader in the Science of Collaboration. Today we began exploring how Strategic Doing can help middle and high school students learn to collaborate. We co-created a new role playing game with novelist Noah Knox Marshall and had students play it for…

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Florida’s CareerSource Comes to the Lab

Workforce development boards are coming to the Agile Strategy Lab for solutions. The latest is CareerSource, the  regional workforce board based in Tallahassee, Florida. Here’s why they are coming. In developing a new approach to complex collaboration, the Agile Strategy Lab team cut its teeth difficult challenges of workforce development. The education and workforce development…

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Designing the Ecosystem for Student Support at Purdue

When it comes to thinking about strategy, we have a deep legacy of linear thinking. It’s not altogether helpful. Take the example of Purdue’s expanding undergraduate population of students. To support these students, Purdue has a wide range of units on campus, including housing, food services and advising. To accommodate the growth of undergraduate students,…

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Connecting to East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg University anchors the economy in the Poconos. Mary Francis Postupack, Vice President of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship recently contacted the Lab with a problem. Each year, the university holds an economic development conference for the regional economy. Here’s the problem: According to Mary Francis, participants are simply tired of the talking heads. How…

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