Zen and the Art of Innovation

Innovation is a hot topic in libraries today, and many libraries are embracing it as a strategic priority. So how do we capture and cultivate good ideas? How do we create an organizational culture that fosters innovation? In this session, Seattle Public Library Innovation Team members will provide background on innovation efforts at SPL and other regional libraries, explore common organizational challenges, and discuss practical approaches to innovation. We will also reveal why innovation is more art than science and how the proper mindset can help to ensure success in yourlibrary’s innovation efforts. Join usin this interactive session and find out how you can be an agent for change in your own organization!