A fast-growing municipal region serving a population of over one million sought to move the current organizational culture towards innovation through better-supported idea generation, collaboration, and testing. Info-Tech conducted a one-week Innovation workshop to pinpoint opportunities and develop sustainable innovation growth practices.
Summary & Success
- Assessed IT’s current state, and identified both enablers and barriers to innovation.
- Reviewed and prioritized opportunities to innovate across both IT and business processes.
- Developed plans to integrate innovation components into existing and new roles, as well as create an innovation budget to fund R&D and pilot projects in IT.
- Created significant “buzz” in the organization about innovation, stimulating questions from the business about how they could collaborate with IT going forward.