AITP Chicago Meeting on Innovation Elegance

  • Tue, September 28, 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting

You’re Invited to an informational Virtual Meeting.   (See Registration link below)

Topic:  Innovation Elegance - Frameworks to Improve the Discipline and Empathy You Bring to Your Innovation Factory

We’ve had a decade and more of Waterfall and Agile, yet project failures rates remain high, and many projects are more difficult than they should be. Conversations about culture are great, but many of them contain a lot of ambiguity, detached from realities of daily work. Work environments often slip into email overload and meeting gridlock, and organizations consider this acceptable. Organizations might make casual references to the performing arts and the importance of harmony, boundaries, and storytelling, but organization don’t shamelessly embrace all the lessons available from music, improv, theater, dance, and martial arts. This event aims to confront all these topics, introducing three frameworks to improve the discipline and empathy you bring to your innovation factory.

Change Leaders need numerous forgiving and unforgiving tools in their toolkit – ruthlessness and grace.

Speaker: Robert Snyder


Robert Snyder’s current mission is to make Healthy Change and Innovation straightforward, elegant, with success inevitable. He is a 30-year veteran of Project Management and the Performing Arts. Building upon conventional methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile, he cross-pollinates the ruthless nature of code and a factory with the graceful nature of a Latin Dance team. Robert’s career includes consulting and corporate roles, PMP and Agile certifications, and countless performances in vocal, dance, and theater ensembles. Robert earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and his MBA in Strategy and Analytical Consulting from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Click Here to Register to Receive a Meeting Link    You must register by 9/28 to attend!  The meeting link will be sent out the evening of 9/26 to all registrants, with a reminder sent the day of the event.  If you have not received the link by the morning of 9/27, check your spam and promotion folders.  If it is not there, send an email to paul.dittmann@aitpchicago.com and he will email you the link.

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