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New publication - Business Model Innovation: The basic point of this article is that business model innovation is an opportunity, beyond traditional product and process innovations that are normally discussed. The authors define it as the way a company does business, involving various stakeholders. In other words, it is a bundle of activities that together serve to satisfy the needs of the market.

New Publication - Why Culture is Key, summary of a Strategy + Business magazine article that explores the connection between strategy, culture, and innovation. 

Calendar/Events

06Nov2014

Driving Innovation Success

You're already lean. And you know you have to innovate or die. But what exactly should you do in order to reach the heights of innovation success? …
08Dec2014

How to Dry Lumber for Quality and Profit

The purpose of this course is to provide a basic understanding of wood and how to dry it.  Practical, up-to-date information will be provided on wood properties and…
16Dec2014

Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing

Course Description This workshop will introduce participants to many of the key tools of quality control – brainstorming, Pareto charts, checksheets, flowcharts, cause-and-effect diagrams, design of…
05Mar2015

OWIC Innovation Days

Join us for the third annual OWIC Innovation Days!  Participants will have the opportunity to: Network with our students, your future employees Learn about cutting‐edge…