Innovation

Skills for innovation

Interview with Ed Bernacki (2017)

Pop Up Radio host Anthony Frangi speaks to The Idea Factory founder Ed Bernacki about what makes a person innovative and the things we can all do to action our ideas. The interview was conducted on the sidelines of the 2017 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities Conference.

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Transforming and Transformational Change in Universities

Interview with Professor Caroline McMillen (2017)

Pop Up Radio host Anthony Frangi speaks to University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen on the sidelines of the 2017 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities Conference about the changes facing universities in Australia and the opportunities they present.

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The Power of Collaboration

Interview with Jane King (2017)

Pop Up Radio host Anthony Frangi speaks to Australian Taxation Office Deputy Commisioner of Enterprise Culture, Change and Innovation Jane King on the sidelines of the 2017 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities Conference about the power of collaboration in instilling change and innovation.

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Overcoming the challenges of digital transformation

Mr Darryl Carpenter (2017)

The nature of Australian universities traditionally has been characterised by competition. However, in the context of open innovation, the realisation grows that collaborating and sharing knowledge and information has a very positive impact on innovation and the effectiveness of individual organisations. So what can we learn from others? This theme will take us through how universities partner with other universities, state and local governments, and industry and community organisations.

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Innovation skills and our preference for using them

Ed Bernacki (2017)

If you want to encourage children to play a sport, skills training would seem obvious. Running, passing, and ball handling are standard skills for netball, basketball or football. As game concepts are introduced, most children discover a preference for positions, perhaps playing forward or defence. Over time, they may develop specialized skills in their preferred position as well as a highly refined sense of team collaboration.

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AIR-4-I

Penelope Thomas (2017)

Although the Information Age is connecting billions of people, ideas and resources — achieving an astounding pace of technological change and even suggesting a future where human and machine become one — it also offers a renewal of the promise and value of something centuries old.

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Management and service innovations in Australian and New Zealand universities

Anthony Arundel, Dominique Bowen Butchart, Sarah Gatenby-Clark and Leo Goedegebuure (2016)

This report provides descriptive results for a survey on managerial and service innovations in 39 Australian and six New Zealand universities. The survey was the result of a cooperation agreement between the LH Martin Institute (LHMI) of the University of Melbourne and the Australian Innovation Research Centre (AIRC) of the University of Tasmania.

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