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How Do You Convert Good and/or Wild Ideas Into New Services & Products?

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Date: 27 September 2017
Time(s): 0800-1030
Venue: 84-86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
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Organisations are challenged to get projects to the finishing line but as you evaluate which ideas to on-board initially, the journey can be long and painful. There are so many aspects of buy-in to garnish, both internal and external. At this seminar we will ascertain how do you convert good and/or wild ideas into new services and products? So when was the last time something new worked successfully for you? 

This seminar will look at how to:

1. Source ideas from across the organisation.

2. Test, validate and select the right ideas.

3. Implement and successfully execute in busy operations environment that are, sometimes, a little averse to change.

Desired Outcomes:

Attendees will learn how Design Thinking, Project Management and Change Management tools, techniques and software can be combined to create new assets.

Target Audience:

CIO, CTO, Lean/Agile Team Leaders, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Product Managers.


0800-0830 Registration Teas and Coffees

0830-0845 Welcome –Dave Feenan Innovation Forum

0845-1000 Workshop – Keith Finglas PlayTank

1000-1030 Q/A, Feedback and Close.

Free to attend register at –

Keith Finglas Bio

Keith is an experienced programme manager and team leader, used to managing and delivering scopes around strategy, routine objectives and crisis situations - or what one client called 'living in the middle of gory messes'. He helps teams do projects better, either by improving their solutions through the application of design thinking or improving their execution strengths through good project management skills, processes and behaviours.

Keith believes almost all teams are capable of surpassing the expectations placed on them, if given the chance to participate and contribute. He has worked in Europe, U.S.A., South America, Middle and Far East. This including 21 years for G.E. (U.S.A.), Guinness U.K. and Intel Ireland, where his ultimate position was innovation project office manager. Keith worked initially in the Gas Turbine, Brewing and Semi-Conductor Industries but, since leaving Intel, has worked in innovation in many sectors in Ireland, including Food/Drink, Financial Services, Electronic Devices, Services and Education. A co-author of an Intel paper on innovation in software development, Keith has a strong interest in education. Innovation programmes started by Keith in Ireland have seen over 1,500 participants complete their courses over the last 7 years. 

Attached Documents

PDF icon 20170927 RDiL Presentation (RDiL_Presentation_27_Sep_2017.pdf | 5.78 MB)