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Managing Agile Innovation and Collaboration in Complex Environments

Managing Agile Innovation and Collaboration in Complex Environments

We are always on the lookout for new collaboration platforms that could integrate the knowledge and workflows of agile strategy. Over a year ago, we found one with a Scottish...
Connecting to the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research

Connecting to the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research

The Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research has become one of the centers on campus that has embraced agile strategy has a way to build faculty industry collaborations more quickly. This...
Expanding Our Engagement with NASA

Expanding Our Engagement with NASA

We are now designing our third 2 day workshop for NASA. We started with Space Biology. Next, we focused on building collaborations between Space Biology and the Human Research Program....
Designing a New Major in Energy Systems Technology

Designing a New Major in Energy Systems Technology

Can you design a new major simply by recombining existing courses? Can we link and leverage our existing courses in new ways? Yes. If you think differently. Sometimes the pathway...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:  School of Government

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: School of Government

On May 22, we will be conducting an all-day workshop to introduce agile strategy and Strategic Doing to the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
Update: Agile Strategy and Collaborative Leadership

Update: Agile Strategy and Collaborative Leadership

We have been busy preparing designing new courses for agile strategy and collaborative leadership. We've been working on three. Executive Education in Strategic Doing.-- We have a new executive education...
Transforming Mechanical Engineering: What We Are Learning

Transforming Mechanical Engineering: What We Are Learning

In August 2016, during a faculty retreat for the School of Mechanical Engineering, we launched teams to begin  the transformation of the School. (We are working under an NSF grant....
The Opioid Crisis in Indiana: Strategy as a Wicked Problem

The Opioid Crisis in Indiana: Strategy as a Wicked Problem

We are working with Purdue Health Advisors and the Purdue Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering on a tough topic. How should the State of Indiana respond to the growing opioid...
Agile Strategy Lab at New Jersey Institute of Technology

Agile Strategy Lab at New Jersey Institute of Technology

For the past three years, we have been partnering with New Jersey Institute of Technology and the New Jersey Innovation Institute. We have been using them as a test bed...
Agile Strategy in Health Care: Sharon Murphy Enright

Agile Strategy in Health Care: Sharon Murphy Enright

Healthcare is a complex area that is ripe for improved collaboration. By deepening the skills of collaboration within and among health care professionals, the productivity of our healthcare investments can...
Surfacing networks with forums

Surfacing networks with forums

Networks that can power innovation are invisible.  The term "social capital"  first appeared in the 1880s, but its popularity took off a century later in the 1990s. [caption id="attachment_1083" align="alignnone"...
Purdue, Indiana and the Internet of Things

Purdue, Indiana and the Internet of Things

Imagine, for a moment, Indiana as the epicenter of the rebirth of Midwest manufacturing. The Internet of Things and flexible electronics have converged to create that opportunity. The Lab has...
What is Strategic Diversity Within a Team?

What is Strategic Diversity Within a Team?

We start with a simple set of propositions: Designing and executing a complex strategy requires a diverse set of skills that rarely, if ever, reside in any single person. A...
200 in Kansas play Strategic Doing: The Game

200 in Kansas play Strategic Doing: The Game

We completed a leadership training this week at Kansas State University. Our Agile Strategy Lab team led about 200 participants in Strategic Doing: The Game. Participants learned to apply the deep skills...

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