Organizations everywhere are trying to figure out the secret to innovation and growth. Steelcase President and CEO Jim Keane discusses why the company decided to open a Learning and Innovation Center in Munich and how this new environment will impact strategy and culture for Steelcase employees and create business results for customers.
How do you bring back the “buzz” in our schools? Dan Behm, superintendent of Forest Hills Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan, wanted to banish boring and reinvigorate students, teachers and staff at all levels. Steelcase’s Applied Research + Consulting team worked with his district to rethink curiosity, collaboration and communication.
Two educators passionate about active learning share their strategies and techniques for engaging students. Dr. Julie Marshall, teacher from South Carolina’s Saluda Trail Middle School, and Randy Hall, an educational technology facilitator at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center in New York, discuss how to reimagine and reinvent classrooms to break down barriers, develop trust and prepare students for the future.
IDEO, the global design and consulting firm, is now helping organizations measure and guide the development of their innovation abilities with a tool called Creative Difference. 360 Real Time spoke with IDEO products managing director, David Aycan, about surprising new insights that can help teams and how the work environment plays a role. (Photo courtesy: IDEO)
Big data, the cloud and advanced computing are some of the forces pulling information technology professionals out of the basement and into every aspect of business today. Listen as Terry Lenhardt, vice president and chief information officer for Steelcase, reveals how the evolution of IT is impacting employees, positioning companies for growth and changing the workplace. More about this subject in The Race to Digitize.