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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...
Big happenings “down under” – Part 2

Big happenings “down under” – Part 2

Continuing from lab director Ed Morrison's notes from his recent trip to Australia (if you missed Part 1, click here): In one of the most bold social transformations in the...
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Addressing urban issues in Trenton

The Agile Strategy Lab team has been working with partners in New Jersey for the past couple of years. The work has included sessions with university partners, business networks, and...
Designing new narratives to guide emerging networks

Designing new narratives to guide emerging networks

In the world of networks, narratives provide guidance. They convey knowledge. They generate learning. They create coherence. They reflect and spread the positive mindset needed for transformation and resilience. When...
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Big happenings “down under” – Part 1

Lab director Ed Morrison reports on his just-completed trip to Australia: A year ago, we were working shoulder to shoulder with Ted O'Brien in the rollout of a regional strategy...

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