Misty Edwards

Feature Friday: Share that Great Idea

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While spending weekends as a child at my grandparents' beach house in North Carolina, I was always coming up with great ideas for inventions, and I still remember one in particular. I remember thinking that I could not tell anyone about the…
Sima Shimansky

Feature Friday: Scaling Evaluations

In a recent Forbes interview, Garry Lyons, CIO of MasterCard, shared his team’s mantra: “Innovation without execution is only ideation.” This is an apt principle for a CIO’s team because it states the goal of any innovation initiative: to narrow your…
Tim Meaney

Announcing Scaling

Kindling seeks to solve two main problems: Create a central, canonical place for members of an organization to share, discuss, and collaborate on ideas. Provide a structure and framework for decision-makers to make decisions about those ideas…
Jared Mabry

Building an Idea-Driven Organization at HCA

In November of 2014, I became the Chief Information Officer for the MidAmerica Division of HCA. At the recommendation of a friend, I picked up a digital copy of The Idea-Driven Organization by Alan G. Robinson and Dean M. Schroeder on the flight to…