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We’re going to be participating in quite a few of the best upcoming innovation events that may be of interest to you, including these …

Innova-Con 2017
The International Association of Innovation Professionals annual gathering, March 29 – 31 in Washington D.C. is sure to be a rich and fulfilling learning experience. Langdon Morris will deliver a keynote on Thursday, March 30.

Singapore Productivity Centre, Innovation for SMEs
Langdon will lead a 3 day workshop on Innovation for Small Business in Singapore from April 5 – 7.  Focusing on the food, retail, and hospitality, this workshop is based on our recent book The Innovation Formula (which you can download for free here).  The workshop is not a classroom session, but a rich, experiential learning opportunity in which the participants will gain on-the-ground experience in discovering sources of new innovations and learn critical skills in prioritizing and managing innovation projects.  The small business context in Singapore is quite challenging at present, with a variety of issues affecting labor, automation, and competition, and local firms looking for an edge will gain a great deal from this workshop.

University of Wisconsin Center for Corporate Innovation
The University of Wisconsin Center for Corporate Innovation is holding a series of great workshops, conferences throughout the year that we will be participating in.
•  Agile Innovation Workshop in Madison on June 1 & 2 will provide you with a detailed understanding of the breakthrough Agile Innovation process that we described in our recent book of the same title.
•  The Innovation Summit 2.0 will be August 15 & 16 also in Madison.  Langdon will be hosting much of the conference and providing a keynote.
•  And we’re hosting a five day Innovation Master Class in San Francisco and Silicon Valley where we’ll get up close and personal with innovative thinkers and companies that are busily forging the next economy.

Scenario Planning in New Zealand
In conjunction with New Zealand’s innovation leaders at Callaghan Innovation we are planning a scenario planning workshop for later in 2017.  Contact Ross Pearce for more information.

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Previews of a few forthcoming items of interest:

Our newest book is coming soon, The Agile Innovation Master Plan, which is a revised version of our now-classic Innovation Master Plan, updated with new insights and models derived from our recent breakthroughs in integrating Agile methodology into the core of innovation.

And we’re about to release our online Management of Innovation Certification Program, in partnership with the International Association of Innovation Professionals and Florida Institute of Technology.  This 6.5 hour course covers the essential topics for any current or aspiring Innovation Manager.  We’ll update this site once the program is available, which will be in March 2017.

 

 

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“The Strategy Bible for the 21st Century”

by Langdon on October 30, 2016

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InnovationLabs will be sponsoring the Chief Innovation Officer Summit in New York City on December 5 and 6.  With a compelling agenda of speakers this is sure to be a powerful learning experience.

All conference attendees will receive a copy of our most recent book, FORESIGHT and EXTREME CREATIVITY: Strategy for the 21st Century, which has been hailed by early reviewers as a “Must read,”  “Powerful,” “Vivid,” “Brilliant,”  “A really important book,” and “The strategy bible for the 21st century.”  Please visit us at our booth to say hello and pick up your copy.

If you’re not able to attend the conference, click here to get your copy now.  (The entire book is as awesome as the cover!)

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Praise for  FORESIGHT and EXTREME CREATIVITY

“Likely to assume a place with landmarks like Future Shock as the most important studies of change and innovation yet written.”
Dr. Brett Trusko, President, International Association of Innovation Professionals

Editor’s Recommendation. A classic reminder about the necessity of strategic foresight and a positive approach to future revolutions and changes. An interesting contribution to a field that at times underestimates the significance of the angry masses to social development.”
Scenario Magazine

“A massively comprehensive book that covers the strategic landscape facing all business and government leaders.  Vivid. I recommend it highly.”
Jacob Hsu, CEO, Symbio

“I was amazed by the depth of this book. Sure to be of interest to all strategic thinkers.”
Arthur LOK, CEO, China Institute for Innovation

“Absolutely a guide for managers who want to drive growth in the digital era.”
François Bertière, CEO, Bouygues Immobilier

“A must read for those learning how to think about the challenges of the future.”
Pat Ryan, CEO, MSI Systems

“Full of fresh ideas, unique viewpoints, and comprehensive analysis to help us understand what’s happening in the world of the future.”
Dr. Linda Sun, Managing Editor, International Management Review

The scope of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock and the granular sweep of John Naisbett’s MegaTrends.”
Jerome Conlon, Global Marketing Guru

Brilliant! Comprehensive, literate, and easily readable.”
George Robinson, Formerly International Relations Specialist, NASA

“An inspiring and thought provoking tool, and the best strategy book we’ve seen in a very long time.”
Mark Iwanoski, CEO, MDI Ventures

Fluid and concise, I read the first 250 pages without putting it down.  A ‘must read’ for all of us.”
Dr. Michael Wiskerchen, Emeritus – University of California, San Diego, Former STS Project Scientist, NASA

“A comprehensive, forward-looking Innovation Strategy bible for corporations.”
Maria B. Thompson, ITW Global innovation Framework Leader

“Remarkably clear guidance explaining how to embrace the forces of change, increasing complexity and technological advances, while maintaining innovation and competitive positioning.  Leaders everywhere will benefit from Morris’ insights, compelling frameworks, and effective approaches for de-risking the future.”
Greg Ratliff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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