Companies hire based on what they anticipate they’ll need five years from now, but “the reality is that none of those skill sets will ever make any sense on a résumé,” said Dave Wilkin, founder of the career-networking service TenThousandCoffees.com, speaking at the panel on millennials.
Jul. 28, 2017 "Sticky notes and whiteboards don't equal innovation": Today I found this article by Brian Moelich in the Globe and Mail:
That’s the problem. Managers get drawn into the surface-level tools of these practices without recognizing that being innovative requires more than just tools.
Why is your customer going to care about the new widget you bring to market or a new whizbang feature if it’s not helping them?
Take the outputs from the workshop, whether ideas of what the problem might be or potential prototypes of a hypothesized solution, as assumptions that need to be proven true by testing them with customers.