Event Summaries

inspire

Ignite & Inspire Innovation

Recently the Hargraves Victorian group met at the amazing offices of AGL to collaborate, share and inspire each other. I was amazed to see how quickly the group engaged and got right into sharing their challenges and were so open to new and diverse opinions in such a short space of time. So what did…

radicalCX

With 66% of attendees, representing over 20 industries, rating radicalCX 4 and 5 stars for overall experience, this one-day workshop was a success for the innovation leaders and practitioners participating. Designed as an open conference, the biggest highlight was the opportunity to share and learn from each other during the team-based workshop exercises. Other highlights included: Augmented, virtual and mixed reality demonstrations that gave everyone a chance to experience HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Microsoft Hololens and Vuforia marker based AR. UTS student poster gallery with 9 research projects on display from the School of Software and the School of Computing and Communication.

Xteams

Learning to ask the right question

Melbourne Water welcomed the opportunity to host the inaugural 123 Innovate Cards workshop. Eight external participants joined four internal innovation catalysts from Melbourne Water for a full day of tools, techniques and learning. Hargraves Institute and its members have used the 123 Innovate® Cards extensively for many years in one-to-one projects and activities. The cards have now been…

Step Change Commercialisation Case Study

What tools & processes do members use in formulating the question that becomes the issue/problem to be addressed? Too many projects fail and problems continue due to the wrong insight/issue/question being used as the foundation for the scope of the project. Derek Munn, CSR Typically CSR was good at answering the question but not formulating…

A new approach to building global best solutions

An eye opening experience. The resolution of conflicts & contradictions in pursuit of ideal solutions will change how I approach problems. (Sydney Water) Most of us at Hargraves Institute have been used to using the tools of TRIZ via Darrell Mann’s Systematic Innovation Process that is based on TRIZ principles. 3 members (ResMed, CSR &…

How do you Create and Select Good Projects?

The Hargraves Step Change Commercialisation Group addressed this issue with Selleys and Tom Davenport (with his Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) experiences) by sharing their experiences with this challenge. Selleys outlined how they are spread across many markets in Hardware, DIY, Auto, Trade, Household and a market that they are developing in BBQ Cleaning (Who cleans their…

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