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International Innovation Expert Dr Dick Lee to Speak in Darwin

International Innovation Expert Dr Dick Lee to Speak in Darwin

Simient is bringing international innovation expert, Dr Dick Lee, to speak at a series of events in Darwin in October 2017.

Dr Lee is a published author and creator of the “Val…

Simient is bringing international innovation expert, Dr Dick Lee, to speak at a series of events in Darwin in October 2017.

Dr Lee is a published author and creator of the “Value Innovation” process, which aims to create a step-by-step structure that government, private and non-profit organisations can follow to identify unmet customer needs and innovate to meet them.

This process has been adopted by more than 300 companies in 10 different countries, including multi-national giants like Procter and Gamble, Chevron and Caterpillar. Closer to home, organisations such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service have worked with Dr Lee.

Simient will host Dr Lee for three events in Darwin as part of October Business Month:

  • A free introductory seminar, Unlocking the Mystery of Innovation, on Wednesday 25 October 2017

  • A free seminar on Who's Your Most Important Customer?, on Wednesday 25 October 2017

  • A subsidised full-day workshop on Value Innovation on Friday 27 October 2017

More details are on the Simient website, or download a brochure.

Simient CEO, John Stevenson, said that innovation was becoming more critical for frontline service in Australian organisations to cope with new modes of service delivery and increasing competitive pressures.

“In our work over more than 10 years creating frontline IT solutions, we know that a conscious drive for innovation creates more sustainable solutions that deliver greater value,” he said.

“We are bringing Dr Lee to Australia from the USA so that local organisations can gain insight into what it takes to actually achieve innovation – using proven international best-practice.”

Dick Lee is Chairman, President and Founder of Value Innovations, Inc. He has led consulting projects for more than one hundred clients in North America, Europe and SE Asia, helping to create new products, services and delivery modes. He has been heavily involved with the Industrial Research Institute, as a board member and chairman of the emeriti committee.

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