How Fincalabs Redefine the Further Education and Training Market

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It’s not another agile training nor a new innovation workshop. It’s an experience that will stick in memory. That makes the difference. In a nutshell, Fincalabs shifted the working environment to a recreational environment. Furthermore, we are pursuing an holistic approach with respect to the function of the human being system as a whole. It seems so simple […]

Fincalabs InnSpire: We Welcome Our New Partner for International Operations

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The international consultancy InnSpire, based in the Netherlands, is the new partner for international operations of Fincalabs. We are very proud to have the InnSpire team on board. They will operate the English Track and Dutch Tracks of the DIGITAL INNOVATION CAMP IBIZA 2019. Agile Coaching Summit (English) Agile Coaching Summit (Dutch) Digital Innovation Camp […]

Wie Fincalabs Fortbildung neu definiert und bessere Mitarbeiter macht

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Es ist kein Training. Es ist auch kein neuer Workshop-Stil. Es ist vielmehr eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung, die durch die emotionale Verankerung langfristig in Erinnerung bleibt. Das macht den Unterschied. Kurz gesagt, wir haben die Arbeitsumgebung in eine Freizeitumgebung verlagert. Darüber hinaus verfolgen wir einen ganzheitlichen Ansatz, der mit Neurokompetenz der Funktion des Gesamtsystems “Mensch” gerecht […]

What Do Learning And Emotions Have To Do With Each Other? Everything!

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Innovation is change. Change is learning to do something different. Understanding the impact of emotions on learning has experienced a paradigm shift: neuroscience research over the last two decades has reversed the view that emotions interfere with learning. It has been replaced by a new perspective: emotions, thought processes and learning are inseparable. From a […]

The Influences of Emotion on Learning and Memory

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Emotion has a substantial influence on the cognitive processes in humans, including perception, attention, learning, memory, reasoning, and problem solving. Emotion has a particularly strong influence on attention, especially modulating the selectivity of attention as well as motivating action and behavior. This attentional and executive control is intimately linked to learning processes, as intrinsically limited attentional capacities are better focused on relevant information.

Give Your Ideas Some Legs: The Positive Effect of Walking on Creative Thinking

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Walking substantially enhanced creativity by two different measures. For the three alternate uses studies, 81%, 88%, and 100% of participants were more creative walking than sitting. For the BSE (creativity score), 100% of those who walked outside generated at least one novel high-quality analogy compared with 50% of those seated inside. Walking worked indoors on a treadmill and outdoors at a bustling university.

Fincalabs Alumni Treffen in der FIVE1 Lounge in der SAP Arena

Fincalabs Alumni-Treffen bei FIVE1 in der SAP Arena

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Das war eine wunderbare Überraschung: Christophe Mutzig und Sven Zech hatten zum Fincalabs Alumni-Treffen in die SAP Arena eingeladen. Während die Rhein-Neckar Löwen mit viel Getöse spielten, gab es spannende Neuigkeiten der Fincalabs TeilnehmerInnen in der FIVE1 Lounge: Ulf Mühle organisierte bei der Deutschen Bahn einen Design Sprint. Das Ergebnis war der Prototyp einer neuen App, […]

The Agile Innovation Framework

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Author: Frank Schultheiss

The Agile Innovation Framework is a system for the structured development of innovations. The goal of the innovations discussed here is always market success and exploitation. Since about 85% of innovation activities are repetitive, some structure to innovation is clearly required. A well defined and implemented innovation process provides this basic structure or framework for establishing an innovation capability within an enterprise (Du Preez et al., 2006).

Kanban Maturity Model (KMM)

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Author: Frank Schultheiss

Translating the Kanban Maturity Model with “Maturity Model” would be pretty much understatement. It is much more than that: a reference model. In fact, it’s a framework that makes organizations more agile and adaptable. It provides a roadmap that gradually enhances the evolutionary capacity of organizations, ensuring long-term survival.

Design Sprint Ablauf

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Frank Schultheiss

Wie die Arbeit von vielen Monaten in fünf Tagen erledigen? Kann das funktionieren? Der Design Sprint ist so erfolgreich, weil er genau das bewiesen hat. Er ist ein wertvolles Tool zur Gestaltung und Validierung von Innovationen und ein fester Bestandteil des Agile Innovation Framworks. Doch wie ist der genaue Ablauf eines Design Sprints? Dieser Artikel erklärt genau, wie die einzelnen Tage ablaufen.