Regular Twitter-based discussion of innovation topics, each Thursday at noon (Eastern time)

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Innochat is a lively, informative and inspiring one-hour(ish) discussion on Thursdays at noon (Eastern US time).

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Recent Chats

Empathy in innovation

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

What role does empathy play in innovation generally, in our adoption of specific innovations, and in our development of innovations for adoption by others?

Are we suffering from "Premature Enlightenment"?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

How well can we assess the maturity of an innovation? And, in the case of digital systems, is it possible that we are suffering from a severe case of premature enlightenment?

T-shaped people and culture for collaborative innovation

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Collaboration is an important aspect of any activity. It has particular importance for innovation, which involves exploration involving people in flexible and overlapping roles, as distinct from production which involves relatively stable roles and boundaries between them.

The nature of the culture and the people required for effective innovation has been referred to as "T-shaped".

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