Lean innovation drives more efficient corporate learning

Tom Agan writes in the Harvard Business Review that lean innovation lends itself particularly well to corporate organisations, especially those with a focus on engineering and process-improvement programs like Six Sigma. One of the key premises of this article is that lean innovation is not a better innovation process, but a more efficient learning process, and […]

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Collaboration key to enhancing innovation in Australia

A recent report entitled “Innovate and Prosper: Ensuring Australia’s Future Competitiveness through University-Industy Collaboration” commissioned by the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) illustrates that Australia ranks poorly in comparison to its counterparts in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in terms of innovation. Greater collaboration between industry and research-intensive universities is seen to produce […]

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