Mysteries of Innovation Culture

Mysteries of Innovation Culture

Mysteries of Innovation Culture

Jeremy Alexis, IPRO

Originally posted: October 18, 2018
Watch time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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The mysteries of innovation culture: if these ideas are so good... why are they so hard to implement?

The adoption of innovation methods and design thinking has left many companies with numerous ideas and ambition for creating change, but little in the way of implementation and measurable results. We conducted in-depth interviews with innovation leaders at over 50 companies in a variety of industries to understand the barriers that prevented “innovative” ideas from being implemented. We present the findings of this research, including best practices, as a means to help large companies and organizations get more value out of their design and innovation efforts.

About the Presenter

Jeremy Alexis

Jeremy Alexis is a senior lecturer at IIT Institute of Design, Director of the Inter-Professional Projects program, and the Director of the Idea Shop. He holds both a bachelor of architecture and a master of design from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Jeremy teaches the core design process class, Analysis and Synthesis. He also co-teaches the Biomedical Engineering Capstone design class. He also gives lectures at Kent College of Law and Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business. Before joining IIT Institute of Design as a full-time faculty member, Jeremy worked for Doblin, gravitytank. He has works with clients such as Purina, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and FedEx.

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