Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week.
How One Insurance Firm Learned to Create an Innovation Culture – “Creating a culture of innovation is about much more than hiring a Chief Innovation Officer or creating a new department. Culture change takes time and significant effort, and shifting culture toward innovation is no different. The process may start at the top, but it’s fundamentally about getting all employees involved.”
5 Ways to Improve Your Entrepreneurial Creativity – ““Creativity is a process that you can’t force,” says Molly Reynolds, cofounder and host of The Unicorn in the Room. “You have to know it’s a process and respect that process. But there are certainly some ways to set yourself up for success.””
IoT for Healthcare — A $163 billion opportunity – “Based on research conducted by Accenture Consulting and published earlier this year, 73% of healthcare executives think IoT will be “disruptive” within three years. In keeping with a broader theme impacting enterprise IoT adoption, the research further finds that only 49% of healthcare executives say “their leaders completely understand what” the IoT means for the industry.”
You don’t need to know everything about UX – “Don’t force yourself to learn everything at the same time. You will end up in a loop of anxiety that will only accentuate weaknesses and knowledge gaps, not your strengths.”
Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser – “The pace of change today is slower than it will ever be for the rest of your life.”
Beyond Passwords – “From door-latches to iris-scans, the art of blocking people has gone a long way. And it’s still going.”
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Design Thinking – “Design makes ideas tangible so that they can be understood and evaluated before committing them to reality.”