What's The Buzz About... Innovation Workshops?! - Shared screen with speaker view
Who can see your viewing activity?
Navy guy sounds like he’s below surface on a submarine
Bit of an echo effect on the mic, yeah
You can hang a bath towel behind you to dampen that effect for anyone else worried about having it happen to them
I know that sounds weird, but its effective
we are recording,yes!
*PSA: Daniel did a fantastic job leading a DIN SNCO Panel this past weekend!
Awesome Daniel! Getting out there
Let's hear your facilitation questions! Let them rip.
What are some of the biggest challenges?
How do you “sell” or convince teams that a workshop can be effective and valuable?
How did you all find each other to be part of this panel together?
and therefore boosts your credibility as John was saying - great advice, thank you!
How often do you find requestors can accurately articulate their challenge? If not, how do you work with them to identify the right problem/challenge to focus on?
(Before we conclude - we should turn our screens on for a group picture!!)
In a world where we are more reactive than proactive how might you avoid having to tackle the big issue right out the gate? What advice can you give us on how to use these types of sessions to move us into a more proactive mindset?
A list to play with :)How do you make sure you're teaching the right audience? Sometimes a middle-man sets up the course for the actual students and misunderstands the need.Do you customize your content and/or delivery for the customer? How and what do you change?How do you measure the impact of your workshop? Do you have KPI's that you can share?What happens when concepts are taught and misinterpreted/put into action incorrectly?Do you have a story with "difficult" attendees in a workshop? How did you handle the situation?
Piling on John's question: is there a general formula that you use? how do you plan a workshop?
right there with ya, Daniel!
YES to Daniel. Agree. It's exhausting
Such a good point Daniel. I think most of my team would be considered introverted. In order to get them comfortable with the “what if” they need to feel safe to fail quickly and learn from it. So we can be successful in the problem solving part.
Shared pain here Daniel, running a good workshop alone is extremely exhausting
Truth! And it's important for us extroverts to recognize that what energizes us can be draining for our introverted friends & partners!
(I never knew Jen was an introvert!)
I find it helpful to open up the workshop with notestorming the pains/problems of the current way of doing things. If they don't admit there is a problem then I don't expect them to change behaviors when they leave. It also gives me some topics to focus on and make sure big issues are addressed
Recently attended a human centered design at the AF CyberWorx at the AF Academy and I had no idea what my organization was missing! We have 4000 AF software engineers as an enterprise and we don’t hire UX/UI engineers we don’t have the right PD for them. So we have to get creative and bring it to the enterprise by collaborations and facilitations like this.
What about after the workshop, how do you define next steps that are actionable? Is it collective with the participants, who owns what’s next
Why do you think there's more reception and demand for workshops like this?
Maybe interest is better vs. demand for that Q
If you're not going in with a joint understanding of what the problem is, how much time do you give to this?
how do you deal with the gap between the content and the current infrastructure/culture - especially when the audience is more frontline?
How do you make sure you have the right mix of people in the room, so that the workshop is useful / leads to action
Great insights from the panel! Would be great to hear more specific methods/techniques that you use to deal with the issues you're surfacing
Wow - good move tho!
I have a question for the panel
has anyone ever actually walked out?! lol
Davis--Yes I have seen this happen
Pair up and draw each others most embarrassing moment and present. Super fun!
i love that idea, john!
yeah I like that idea from John
Seems like maybe some of these could be done remotely?
I'm going to drop off and help set up the Google event
They absolutely can - I have been doing that with people a bunch!
Doug, that brings up a good point. Can the panel talk about the unique challenges of running a remote session?
I have to jump into a different meeting - thank you panel for the great insights! I'd love to hear more and look forward to the recording
couldn't hear that Jen
it cut out
this morning’s Untold session topics included failure and creativity…can you give an example of something creative you tried that failed and how you recovered?
got it :)
Love that Jen! The toolkit is awesome and I think sharing it more is something I need to do!
Thanks this was awesome! You guys rock.
inspiring panel, thank you!
Thanks so much!
Thank you so much!!
start a slack channel
Thank you all for your questions and being here. Check back into the MITRE Innovation Toolkit.
Do a blog answering them
Hannah, great idea!
awesome! DEF Slack will check it out
Thanks for the opportunity everyone!
Yes! great plug Daniel.
Thank you! This was great
Thanks so much everybody!
Amazing - thanks so much!
Have a great day!!
You guys are great, thank you! Bye