We love what you aspire to do! And we can help.
We are innovation management specialists with a broad understanding of smart, sustainable systems. We bridge sustainability, technology, people & innovation. Let us assist you with your SMART innovation initiatives.
Whether you are a city leader implementing a sustainable action plan, a sustainability director driving a new initiative, an entrepreneur creating a new solution, or a process designer transforming business-as-usual, we can provide targeted support to help you and your teams succeed.
With GotSMART? smart sustainability-driven leaders get the extra support you need. Specifically, we:
We work on-site and/or virtually, as needed.
What is "smart" for you? Identify the key sustainable design principles that apply to your initiative's mission. Discover the smart dynamics present in your systems and solutions, and reveal opportunities for new ones.
Gather and analyze third-party information, conduct first-person interviews with potential partners and stakeholders, and synthesize the findings. Inform your smart ideas and express them clearly to your target audiences.
Discover and refine the needs of your smart stakeholders. Map your sustainability-driven stakeholder needs to actionable program and technology requirements. Address the evolving nature of stakeholder needs through an agile implementation and roll-out.
Implement your smart systems and solutions using a management process that is responsive, collaborative, iterative and agile. Mitigate interpersonal, organizational and other process obstacles, freeing the creative energies of your development team.
Create structures and practices to support an innovation management culture. Use innovation-supporting discussion and feedback methodologies. Avoid sabotage by rewarding the new behaviors you need.
Create online and on-the-ground spaces to meet your team's collaboration needs.
Work creatively through conflicts. Solve problems and discover opportunities within and between systems and functions.
Discover the most compelling elements of your initiative, and craft an accessible story to tell the world. Report progress and learning to your customers, and to the green business community.
Our professional services are delivered through Silicon Valley Innovation Associates.