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Purdue Grad Ops

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...
Connecting with Montana Manufacturers and the Montana Photonics Cluster

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,...
Partnership with the University of Oregon

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...
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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...
Expanding our footprint with Mississippi State

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...
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The Power of Linking & Leveraging Assets

I returned Sunday from a wrap-up event in Albuquerque - under the leadership of the engineering outreach initiative of New Mexico State University, teams of high school teachers and university...
Mapping research experiences for Mechanical Engineering

Mapping research experiences for Mechanical Engineering

As part of an NSF grant to transform Purdue's School of Mechanical Engineering, we are forming faculty – student – staff teams.  Each team is focused on a different dimension...
Lab partners with Howard University

Lab partners with Howard University

Our international network of universities continues to grow. With these partners, we are developing and deploying new tools, frameworks and platforms of agile strategy. In our discussions with Gary Harris, Associate...
Civility and the research university

Civility and the research university

In a global economy that runs on knowledge and networks, research universities occupy a unique, keystone position. Former NYU president John Sexton outlined this role in a 2005  speech, "Dogmatism...
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Like a Rock

Not the trucks - we're headed to Granite City, Illinois in early February to work with a large group of people that are passionate about the future of that city...
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What’s the “secret sauce” to innovation?

If you're looking to build the innovation potential of your community or region, we can help. Lab director Ed Morrison sums up our experience in a news article from Charleston,...
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Happy New Year! Here’s our resolution…

The Purdue Strategy Lab's resolution for 2017 is to take advantage of the growing number of opportunities to help people think differently, behave differently, and do differently. Last fall's events demonstrated...
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Even more from Australia – Part 4

The last of lab director Ed Morrison's thoughts from Australia (catch up with Parts 1, 2, 3) The Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane, includes a number of small towns. It's...
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More from Australia – Part 3

Continuing from lab director Ed Morrison - catch up with Part 1 and Part 2. Across Australia, 20 to 30 primary health networks operate to promote health and well-being. The...

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