I’m a big fan of Tom Fishburne’s cartoons. I greatly appreciate his insightful humor, especially on the topic of innovation. This week he has created another great one: 8 Types of Innovation. I’d encourage you to subscribe so you can receive his weekly marketoon and join in on the humor.
On April 13th-16th, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (@HFES) will hold the 2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Shaping the Future (#2016HCS) at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.
The symposium will include lectures, panels, and posters in four program tracks:
- Clinical and Consumer Health Care IT
- Health Care Environments
- Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices
- Patient Safety Research and Initiatives
Last week I learned that the Innovation Excellence community listed me as one of the Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharers of 2015.
If you’re on Twitter and have an interest in innovation, consider subscribing to the list.
It’s been an exciting couple of months for Disruptive Innovation (for a quick overview, watch this 8-minute HBR video), the term Clayton Christensen coined in the 1990s and made prominent with his 1997 classic The Innovator’s Dilemma.
It started with Jill Lepore’s article The Disruption Machine: What the Gospel of Innovation Gets Wrong in The New Yorker in which she criticizes Christensen on a variety of points. This, in turn, prompted a flurry of articles – mostly coming to the defense of the theory and Christensen – over the next several weeks, along with an interesting Innochat on the topic.
In case your summer activities have prevented you from staying abreast with the controversy, below are some of the recently published articles: