Cat Halthur

Cat Halthur

Cat Halthur

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What is your understanding of idea management?

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Screening and assessing ideas

Posted: May 09, 2019 | By: Cat Halthur - 0 comments

In my experience, assessment of potential ideas within my organisation(s) has been left to a board of directors, or people with a similar, but less formal, role within the department. Commonly, these have been people regarded as experts within a specific field of knowledge, and they have been assumed to make “a rational decision to […]

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The view of information and pattern recognition.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019 | By: Cat Halthur - 0 comments

When looking at Idea/Concept refinement, there is an overall flow that could be described as this: information -> comprehension-> pattern recognition -> simplification -> evaluation (but a loop, as the evaluation lead to new information) This loop will occur both during the problem definition phase, as well as the solution definition phase, but seeing as […]

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TIPS! Region Uppsala

Posted: Mar 23, 2019 | By: Cat Halthur - 0 comments

Region Uppsala “Vi har det viktiga uppdraget att hjälpa hälso- och sjukvården i regionen att omvandla nya idéer och nya lösningar till verklighet i syfte att förbättra vården för patienter, personal och närstående. Vill du fylla den tomma stolen som projektledare är du välkommen med din ansökan senast den 7 april: ”

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Previous experience in idea generation

Posted: Mar 14, 2019 | By: Cat Halthur - 1 comment

Previous experience from generating ideas in organisation: I have worked mainly in organisations where ideas are expected to pop up naturally, and be generally discussed under ”miscellaneous” on the agenda of formal meetings, or simply raised during informal meetings, such as during lunch, or appraisal talks. However, I have taken part of formal idea generation […]

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A RnD company in change

Posted: Feb 14, 2019 | By: Cat Halthur - 0 comments

BTA was an organisation conducting front-line RnD, and continuously monitored the scientific advanced in their field. During mandatory meetings all employees took turns in presenting new research findings (in-house and external), potential problems and new ideas. These were laid-back Friday-evening meetings with crisps and beers. Intense brainstorming where everyone took an active part, including the […]

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The challenge is formulated as follows, “Generate ideas on how to improve peoples ability to think critically towards all information they instantly are exposed to (to know what information are fake and what are not)”. The challenge is linked to the ongoing debate about how e.g. social media, artificial intelligence and political discourse etc. might affect our ability to master the constant inflow of new opinions and thoughts we are facing on a daily basis.

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