Future Ready Swinburne – Fearless Innovation Initiative Driving Innovation Readiness and Staff Capability

Future Ready Swinburne – Fearless Innovation Initiative Driving Innovation Readiness and Staff Capability

The Fearless Innovation initiative was designed and developed to support Swinburne staff with capabilities to identify opportunities and create impactful solutions and the confidence to drive change. The initiative drives a culture of innovation through staff training and creates opportunities to operationalise Swinburne’s 2025 strategy to be an innovative enterprise.

The paradox between the value of spending time in unpacking challenges and the urge to jump into solutions ‘to get things done’

The paradox between the value of spending time in unpacking challenges and the urge to jump into solutions ‘to get things done’

The ability to unpack and scope problems is essential to creating innovative solutions and outcomes. However, there is a tension between the value of spending time in unpacking challenges and pressures of having immediate answers and providing solutions quickly. This thought piece outlines some of this tension and shares our key insights on how and why we should focus on unpacking challenges and flipping them into opportunities to drive action.