Innovation and disruption are shaking up the business world across all industries, and yet many organizations struggle to find the right paths to deliver this change. Clear, easy and proven methods and processes need to be implemented in order for businesses to navigate their way through constantly changing Vuca (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world.
So, for the first time in Sri Lanka, 361 Degrees has put together a new series of programmes, incorporating trending, proven and innovative methods, models and processes, designed to bring clarity, visibility, simplicity and speed to the innovation process.
Design Thinking is a human centered, iterative design process, aimed at formulating creative solutions, consisting of 5 steps: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test, which when applied improves the rate and success of innovation substantially.
Rapid Prototyping is an iterative process to be implemented during the early stages of product design, where the new innovation can be visualized and conceptualized, allowing users, stakeholders, developers and designers to design process with feedback and validation.
Lean is a philosophy aimed at improving efficiency of a business by identifying and reducing or removing elements that to do not add value. Originally conceptualized by Toyota and termed “Lean Manufacturing”, the concept can be applied within service operations to reduce waste and improve service quality, efficiency and end user experience.
Gamification is a method used to inject game-mechanisms into non-game activities or projects, adding enjoyability, incentives and competitiveness into each step, thereby driving productivity and innovation.
Lean Startup is a method applied at the start of either a new product or a new company, which values experimentation over traditional detailed planning, constantly testing and reacting to customer feedback. Failure is the rule, not the exception.
Agile Leadership methods evolved from the IT industry and are now embedded into all industries, changing the way that leadership is thought of, delivered and crafted. In order to harness the power of agile leadership methods, leaders are required to change not just their style, but their habits, approaches, thinking and posture.
Dual Transformation allows a business to maximise its present resilience while simultanously striving for future growth, by creating a second business model to succeed the current one.
Social Innovation is the innovation of projects, otherwise known as Social Enterprises, that aim to have a positive social impact, such as improvements in working conditions, education, community development and health.
Agile Project Management is an approach to project planning that breaks down a whole project into steps, or sprints, which can be completed in work sessions, ranging from design to testing to quality assurance.
Blue Ocean Strategy is a conceptual approach to innovation which supports the development of products and services which stand out from market standards, creating new demand and consumer interest, which in turn drives value innovation.