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Innovate to Save


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Innovate to Save

  1. 1. Innovate To Save 09 17 th December 2009 Sessions House Kent County Council
  2. 2. First you imitate, then you innovate . ~ Miles Davis
  3. 4. <ul><li>If you haven’t already, grab a prize from our lucky dip in the flagstone area! </li></ul>
  4. 6. Have a spare moment, why not check out iNews? <ul><li>Keeping you up to date with the latest innovative products, projects and events from across the country. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Alex King MBE, Deputy Leader of the Council will be discussing the need to invest in innovation and how it fits into the bigger picture for both Kent as well as KCC’s future at 9.45 am. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Why not try sharing ideas like this?
  7. 9. <ul><li>When confronted with a challenge, use 'what if I were the customer? How would I handle this challenge?' </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>Dr. Alan Kennedy will be sharing the secrets of NHS success and how this approach can be adopted more widely at 10am. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Want to read more about innovative, successful projects within Kent? Then head over to the registration desk, located by the entrance, to pick up a ‘Stories of Change’ booklet.
  10. 13. The raffle will be drawn between 3 and 3.30pm . Lots of great prizes including Visit Kent t-shirts and fleeces, a £25 voucher for Kent on Canvas, Kentish Fare juices, a £100 training voucher and many more…
  11. 14. <ul><li>Are you working on a project where someone else may have already done all the hard work for you? </li></ul><ul><li>Damien Kennedy will be discussing how ‘The Key Programme’ intends to eliminate this problem at 10.20am. </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Organise people according to their skills and talents for better creativity collaboration and productivity </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>Interested in adopting Knowledge Management in your everyday working life? </li></ul><ul><li>Then come along and listen to Tim Milner at 10.45am </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Ask questions about everything. </li></ul><ul><li>After asking questions, ask different questions. </li></ul><ul><li>After asking different questions, ask them in a different way. </li></ul>
  15. 19. Writing about the event on Twitter or Yammer? Then use the hashtag #innovatetosave
  16. 20. <ul><li>Will Perrin , former technology policy advisor to the Prime Minister is now working on his project ‘Talk About Local’. </li></ul><ul><li>Want to know why? </li></ul><ul><li>Come along at </li></ul><ul><li>11.45 am. </li></ul>
  17. 21. <ul><li>Interested in discovering new ways of communicating online with staff in other teams? </li></ul><ul><li>Then come and hear Hollie Snelson , Internal Communications Manager for KCC at 12.15. </li></ul>
  18. 22. Think outside the box by staying within the box.
  19. 23. <ul><li>Assemble small diverse teams from different departments to promote a variety of ideas and different perspectives . </li></ul>
  20. 24. <ul><li>Keeping you up to date with what the Technology, Research and Transformation Team are working on. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 25. <ul><li>How can we use digital technologies to mobilise untapped resources, like people's creativity, energy and innovation? </li></ul><ul><li>Come along and hear </li></ul><ul><li>Noel Hatch discuss this at 1pm. </li></ul>
  22. 26. <ul><li>Make sure you have collected your pack from the registration desk located outside the Lecture Theatre. </li></ul>
  23. 27. <ul><li>“ Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Albert Einstein </li></ul>
  24. 28. <ul><li>Interested in getting a quick and easy overview of a large document or dataset? </li></ul><ul><li>Andy Collett from IBM will be discussing how this can be achieved using ‘Many Eyes’ and ‘Wordle’ at 1.15pm. </li></ul>
  25. 29. <ul><li>Don't listen to what other people say. Follow the beat of your own drum. </li></ul>
  26. 30. <ul><li>Six Degrees to Seamlessness. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Norman Lewis will be discussing how YOU can use your social networks to make better decisions at 1.45pm. </li></ul>
  27. 31. <ul><li>Ever wondered where your nearest meditation or Pilates class is? </li></ul><ul><li>Or how the unemployed can get involved with different projects? </li></ul><ul><li>Dougald Hine will be talking about his projects at 2.15pm. </li></ul>
  28. 32. Thank you for coming along to Innovate To Save!