Classic IT Challenges – Operations vs Innovation

This is the third post in a series of writings to discuss issues facing Information Technology (IT) departments. The first challenge was project work vs production support and the second challenge was prioritizing work. IT shops vary in size, budget, and processes. But all IT shops share a common set Read More …

Distance education continues to expand

The need for business innovation is constant. I was talking to a friend this week about changes in the banking industry sparked by advancements in technology. The conversation topics included the importance of physical bank branches today and the future of branches for banks in the future. During our discussion Read More …

Innovation process?

Earlier this week I had lunch with @Cjack_HC, @ElliotLeson, @Westdene64, and a few others. I joined the lunch late as the group was in the middle of a brainstorming session on creating names for business card designs.  Sounds easy, but I found the task pretty challenging.  It made me think Read More …

Innovation sourced from standard processes?

In a MBA class last year I took the following note during a lecture: Drucker – creativity and innovation driven off standard process This week I found that note in a review of some materials and thought it would be a good topic for further thought. Peter Drucker lists process Read More …