Hayley McLaughlin


Hayley McLaughlin


Nationality: Australian

Why are you taking this course?

There are so many opportunities for improvement within Healthcare & new ideas are generated all the time. But how many of these are actioned into real change? I want to learn more in this course about how to improve ways of working & inspiring others to action.

What is your understanding of idea management?

My initial understanding of idea management is that we have a need to structure or provide a logical process for capturing & prioritising ideas & developing them through the build, test , learn process to understand their impact & to be able to report on this.

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Co-inform from Stockholm University Dept of Computer Science

Posted: Aug 20, 2019 | By: Hayley McLaughlin - 1 comment


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Module 4 Idea Assessment

Posted: May 09, 2019 | By: Hayley McLaughlin - 0 comments

As a whole, our idea assessment procedures are not necessarily efficient but I would still argue that they are effective in that for the sector I belong to, we still manage to come with new ideas to market that give us a competitive differentiation. Years ago when I first joined our organization, and with no […]

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Module 3 Idea Refinement

Posted: Apr 10, 2019 | By: Hayley McLaughlin - 1 comment

Idea refinement iterations will lead to an innovative and implemented solution if indeed the design problem is initially understood. This is reflected in the article by Dorst et al. (2001) who investigated the creativity & design quality for a new litter disposal service on new model Dutch trains. They state “the more time a subject […]

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Module 2 Idea Generation

Posted: Mar 13, 2019 | By: Hayley McLaughlin - 0 comments

In a customer-facing role whereby daily discussions with users regarding new ideas, enhancement wishes & general feedback are always initiated, it has been difficult & at times demotivating working in company where moving these ideas into a service or product has often become a test of endurance. Nonetheless, what is most motivational & inspirational is […]

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Mod 1 Idea Management

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 | By: Hayley McLaughlin - 3 comments

Idea management in Healthcare has entered a new era. No longer are Med Tech companies just selling units or boxes of equipment, but they are looking evermore to find partnerships with hospitals and healthcare providers to develop solutions that benefit all parties and all ideas. Consequent solutions are focused on patient centricity. At the same […]

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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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