innovation month 2017

Was Innovation Month really last month? At time of writing it feels like it finished just last week.The program kicked off with the Launch on July 3, thanks to the Canberra Innovation Network for hosting. The event included a speech by Glenys Beauchamp, Secretary to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science ( see speech here) covering where we are and where we need to be going in public sector innovation.The event also offered a video presentation of the Innovation Award Judging...
What a week in Innovation! As part of Innovation Month 2017 James O’Loughlin challenged us to question assumptions and work in uncomfortable innovation spaces, public sector employees used Lego to learn about design thinking, and Questacon hosted two workshops to show people how to creatively solve problems. It was also a big week in innovation around Australia and the world:Read: See how Israel, Singapore and Japan are working to improve their cities by test existing frameworks, encourage...
Last week was a big week in innovation, with more than 15 Innovation Month events held around the country and the further roll out of the Australian Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund to support growth, transition and innovation in one of Australia’s key industries. There is so much to learn and do in the innovation space to help you to make innovation happen in your own workplace.Read: about how Victorian public servants are going on innovation blind dates or how a growth...