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New column on Fast Company Co.Design
Jeneanne Rae and Greg Berguig's piece on improving customer efficiencies was published on Co.Design. Read it here: How To Eliminate Customer Angst—And Improve Your Bottom Line.
Motiv Strategies certified as a woman-owned business
Motiv has officially been certified as a woman-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). "We're thrilled with the good news and look forward to connecting with the WBENC community," said Joy Thomas, Strategist.
Ian Campbell to present at mobile health seminar
Ian will speak at "M2M: The What, How & Why of Machine 2 Machine Communication & Mobile Health in Medical Devices" on April 14th. The seminar will include panels that address technical and business issues such as as system architecture, regulatory concerns and monetizing the cloud.
Jeneanne Rae addresses U.S. Census Bureau leadership
Jeneanne Rae gave a talk to the U.S. Census Bureau entitled "Reimagining Your Organization in a Digital Era" discussing creative problem-solving via innovative uses of big data.
Jeneanne Rae featured in Compass Magazine
Jeneanne Rae spoke on the importance of customer experience for the inaugural issue of Compass Magazine, which discusses the rise of the experience economy. Read the full article here.
Motiv hosts roundtable on social media for corporate innovators
Mostiv hosted open innovation and intrapreneurship expert Stefan Lindegaard on November 12 for a roundtable on using social media to drive open innovation. Stefan, who is based in Copenhagen, has written three books on open innovation and was in Washington to advise the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as an Innovation Fellow Technical Advisor.
Greg Berguig judges Georgetown Business Pitch Competition
On Friday, November 9, Greg served as a judge of Georgetown University's 3rd Annual Rocket Pitch Competition, part of the Startup Hoya Challenge, a university-wide program designed to help entrepreneurial students come together and explore the creation of valuable new businesses.
Jeneanne Rae reappointed to Georgetown University faculty
Jeneanne Rae will return from a three-year hiatus as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She will begin teaching new product and service development to MBA candidates again in the spring semester of 2013.
CEO speaks on the business of design at 2012 IDSA Conference
Jeneanne Rae spoke on service design on a panel entitled The Ever-Expanding Design Profession at the 2012 IDSA "The Future Is..." Conference. Other panelists included Heather Boesch, Business Operations Lead at IDEO, Melissa Quinn, Partner at Monitor Group, and Steve Kaneko, Partner Director of Design at Microsoft.
Piece published on Fast Company Co.Design
Jeneanne Rae leads High Table virtual panel discussion
Revolutionary or evolutionary innovation--which is the right approach for your business? On April 24, Jeneanne Rae will lead a panel discussion on managing innovation with two former executives of Coca Cola and General Mills and GE Water and Process Technology. Join the HighTable webcast here.
Jeneanne Rae judges first annual MBA Innovation Case Competition
On April 20, Jeneanne Rae will serve as a judge at the first annual Innovate Washington MBA Case Competition, sponsored by the Washington Metropolitan Transport Association and hosted by Georgetown University's Technology, Innovation + Design Graduate Asociation. Competitors will seek solutions to designing a better community for Washington, DC. More information can be found at innovatewashington.com.
New publication in InnovationManagement
Ian Campbell judges the Hoya Challenge
Director Ian Campbell will serve as a judge for Georgetown University's 2012 Hoya Challenge, where he will provide feedback and mentoring to students exploring the creation of new businesses.
Jeneanne Rae's 30 Second MBA for Fast Company
CEO Jeneanne Rae's second Fast Company 30-Second MBA, where she discusses best practices for developing openness to change, has been published on their website.
Article published in InnovationManagement
Motiv welcomes Ian Campbell as new Director
We are happy to announce the new addition of Ian Campbell to the Motiv team. Ian is a leader in health care innovation, focusing on identification of unmet needs, creating new product and service concepts, and testing and validating concepts in various stages of the product development process. Ian has extensive experience managing voice of the customer projects and brings a blend of creativity and business analysis to solving complex problems for client organizations. He joins us as a new Director. Welcome aboard, Ian!
Jeneanne Rae's Fast Company "30 Second MBA" posted
Fast Company has posted Jeneanne Rae's "30 Second MBA" on collaborating with others. See the video here.
Column published on Fast Company Co.Design
"Great products are nice. But great businesses add services to them." Jeneanne Rae's debut column in Fast Company's Co.Design channel can be found here.
Column published in Businessweek
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