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Power of Innovation: or how much fire can we steal?

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slightly ammended slides from Learning Technologies conference 2009
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Power of Innovation: or how much fire can we steal?

  1. 1. The Power of Innovation: or How much Fire can we Steal? <br />Howard Errey<br />
  2. 2. Question Mark in Espjerg by alexanderdrachmann on flickr<br />
  3. 3. Jung<br />Timejung by turrido50 on flickr<br />
  4. 4. fascination<br />Non Sequitur © Wiley Miller. <br />Used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate. All rights reserved.<br />We get fascinated by technology<br />
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  6. 6. Start project<br />Higgs Boson<br />TIME<br />
  7. 7. Start project<br />Higgs Boson<br />TIME<br />
  8. 8. Start project<br />Higgs Boson<br />TIME<br />
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  11. 11. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />
  12. 12. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods<br />
  13. 13. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />
  14. 14. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles<br />
  15. 15. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />
  16. 16. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />Prometheus reviled<br />
  17. 17. Pandora<br />Pandora by ☂CharlotteSpeaks on flickr<br />
  18. 18. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods and is reputed to give writing, mathematics, agriculture, medicine, and science<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />Prometheus reviled<br />
  19. 19. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods and is reputed to give writing, mathematics, agriculture, medicine, and science<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles as part of deal <br />Chiron is to die so that Prometheus <br />can live<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />Prometheus reviled<br />
  20. 20. Chiron<br />Quiró, crater àtic, c. 460-450 a. C. by SebastiàGiralt on flickr<br />
  21. 21. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods and is reputed to give writing, mathematics, agriculture, medicine, and science<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles as part of deal <br />Chiron is to die so that Prometheus <br />can live<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />Prometheus reviled<br />Prometheus as hero<br />
  22. 22. Villain<br />Legend of fire by Scootie on Flickr<br />
  23. 23. Prometheus<br />500 BC <br />800 BC<br />Steals fire from gods and is reputed to give writing, mathematics, agriculture, medicine, and science<br />Steals fire from gods<br />Chained to rock and liver eaten by eagle daily as punishment<br />Released by Herakles as part of deal <br />Chiron is to die so that Prometheus <br />can live<br />Released by Herakles<br />Pandora given as further<br />Punishment. From box all<br />evils released and hope <br />remains<br />Prometheus reviled<br />Prometheus as hero<br />
  24. 24. Hero<br />Legend of fire by scootie on flickr<br />
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  26. 26. What’s eating you?<br />An allegory for oppenheimers later years by zpeckler on flickr<br />
  27. 27. Isolation<br />Isolation poster by Orangejack on flickr<br />
  28. 28. routine<br />Science Daily#1 by Sergei Golyshev on flickr<br />
  29. 29. Brain the size of a planet and here I am parking cars…<br />Anti-Motivational by Marvin (PA) on flickr<br />
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  31. 31. What’s he up to by nimboo on flickr<br />
  32. 32. Doubt and the organisation<br />
  33. 33. “I don’t do self doubt.”<br />
  34. 34. Innovators…<br />Talk with others<br />Form a community<br />Spend time on nothing<br />Nurture your creativity<br />If you’re not upsetting people, you’re not doing your job (belief)<br />
  35. 35. (project) managers<br />Identify projects against staff skills<br />Encourage work outside of day-to-day<br />Be open to change of direction (complex adaptive systems)<br />Communications plan<br />Ask “can I do anything to help you?”<br />Contextualise both frequency and depth<br />Trust.<br />
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  37. 37. howard.errey@gmail.com<br />Twitter howard61<br />

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