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Innovation in the Workplace

by Stephen Haunts

Explore different techniques for coming up with and refining ideas, as well as cognitive biases that can get in the way of the innovation​ process.

What you'll learn

Companies simply cannot survive if they are unwilling to innovate. In this course, Innovation in the Workplace, you will learn to incorporate innovation into the daily workflow of companies and organizations of all sizes and across all industries. First, you will explore what exactly innovation is and why it’s important to make it a part of your business strategy. Next, you will look at different techniques for coming up with and refining innovative ideas, including using empathy to think about how customers may feel about your products and services. Finally, you will look at some of the cognitive biases that can impede the innovation process. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of innovation needed to continuously develop market-leading products and services for your organization.

About the author

Stephen Haunts is an experienced Software Developer and Leader who has worked across multiple business domains including Computer Games, Finance, and Healthcare Retail and Distribution. Stephen has worked in languages ranging from Assembler, various forms of BASIC, to C and C++, and then finding his love of C# and .NET. Stephen also runs a Software Development and Leadership blog called {Coding in the Trenches} which can be read at . Stephen also runs a small music ... more

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