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The Business Innovation Factory (BIF) is pleased to announce that Founder and Chief Catalyst, Saul Kaplan has been named a Founding Member of The IEEE Fair Trade Data Initiative, a collaboration to develop a standards framework governing the fair trade of human and personal data.
The BIF team recently visited Castle Family Health Center in Atwater, CA and Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago, IL where we conducted interviews with the health centers’ leaders, staff, and patients. As we began to analyze and synthesize our findings, a few emerging curiosities came to the surface.
Last week, the BIF team visited Bond Community Health Center in Tallahassee, Florida and Eau Claire Cooperative Health in Columbia, South Carolina to conduct interviews with leaders, staff, and patients as we continue our work with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). BIF and NACHC leadership are joining forces to explore the questions:
Can story be used to help patients, providers, hospital administrators, caretakers, and other stakeholders to better understand one another?
Signals are our most basic communication platform. Be it 0’s and 1’s or smoke signals, we humans often find the ways to communicate simply what we can’t otherwise say.
In the spirit of transformation, BIF is excited to announce that in 2019 it is shifting from a single Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, to create opportunities to inspire collaboration and innovation through smaller, more intimate gatherings across the country.