Innisfil: Tech Town

This is the story of a small town in Canada, taking a classic underdog journey to stand alongside the big tech hubs of the world. Drive anywhere beyond the GTA in Ontario and you’ll see a multitude of small towns. Some are so small that if you blink as you drive along ‘Main Street’,…

INNISFIL BARS AND RESTAURANTS BACK IN BUSINESS AS TOWN OF INNISFIL LAUNCHES COVID-19 EMERGENCY PATIOS PROGRAM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil continues to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by launching the COVID-19 Emergency Patios Program. With the announcement that Simcoe Muskoka is moving into Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening framework, local restaurants and bars will be allowed to open for dining in outdoor areas as of…

The Root Cause for Innovation Theater and How to Avoid It

In a recent post, I shared a reference implementation of an innovation funnel built on the Continuous Innovation Framework and cautioned that while funnels are powerful visualization tools, they have their limitations. The biggest limitation is sub-funnel optimization which, in this case, is one of the leading causes for Innovation Theater. The Problem With Funnels Real and meaningful funnels…