Interview with Daya Naef -about GENERATIVE AI (CHATGPT) in law firms

  Daya Naef is the founder of the Success Partner. She interviewed Dr. Floor Blindenbach and together they discuss how (smaller) law firms can take advantage of a new technology like ChatGPT. Among others, they discussed the Generative AI (ChatGPT) Project Program that Organizing4Innovation is launching on August 31.          


Generative AI (ChatGPT) will change many white-collar jobs and professional service organizations, including yours. When or how exactly? We don’t know either. Talking and speculating about what the technology can and cannot do, however, can take a lot of time. Time that is unlikely to yield much in terms of results. On the other hand, […]

PDMA Handbook – Fourth Edition

Wiley: “State-of-the-art overview of all aspects of new product development from start to finish” The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Handbook of Innovation and New Product Development provides an exceptional review of cutting-edge topics for both new and experienced product development leaders, and academics interested in emerging research, offering a comprehensive and updated guide to […]

Is This Worth It? The Importance of Numbers and Evidence in the Innovation Process

When doubt creeps in… Two years into their project, a team started to question whether their efforts would yield the desired results. Doubts began to creep in, prompting them to ponder: Is this worth it? Such uncertainty is not uncommon when embarking on an innovation journey. However, it is crucial to assess the situation objectively […]

Business-Centric versus User-Centric

When bringing a new tech or solution to practice, striking the right balance between being business-centric and user-centric is crucial. The success of any new solution heavily relies on satisfying the needs and expectations of both the business and its target users. The following is a scenario that we see happen all too often. An […]

Technology adoption pitfalls

According to ChatGPT, There are several common mistakes that teams can make when it comes to technology adoption and implementation: Failing to identify and address the root cause of the problem: Sometimes, teams may focus too much on the symptoms of a problem and fail to identify the underlying cause. This can lead to ineffective […]


Part 4: What makes a top performing team?

In the previous parts of this blog series, I addressed that high engagement of the innovation team is key to successful outcomes. I also explained that telling teams what to do works counterproductive. Instead of engaging, it makes a team more likely that teams go stealth – wanting to do their own thing. The best […]

Part 3: Going beyond asking the right question at the right time

In Part 1 of this blog series, I explained that high engagement is key to successful innovation outcomes. Part 2 addressed why telling teams what to do works counterproductive. It may even repel some innovators, who then will go stealth so they can keep doing their own thing. The way to circumvent that, is to […]

Part 2: Why telling an innovation team what to do is ineffective

In part 1, see below, I discussed the importance of getting each innovation team to a successful outcome. Getting from a 20% to an 80% success rate is very doable, even when your organization does not have much of a culture for innovation. Keeping teams focused and organized is the trick. What could happen if […]

Part I: Getting results

From our research and experience, we know that too many innovation and improvement initiatives fizzle out because the team is unfocused and disorganized. Fewer than 20% of such projects deliver results! By enabling innovation, digital transformation, new business development, and improvement teams to stay focused and organized, teams on the Steering Wheel platform move 3x […]

Creating a Culture of Innovation in the Workplace

There were at least 1.3 million professional service firms in the US, who combined had in total annual revenues of $2.7 trillion dollars before the pandemic. In today’s world, to survive firms must be innovative. That is, develop services for new client segments, incorporate novel technologies, develop new service delivery models, etc. How can you […]

Budgeting 2021

Budgeting for 2021

Firms use annual budget cycles. Now, during this COVID19 pandemic, it may be the wrong way to go about budgeting for 2021, because it does not leave you enough flexibility. How can you budget for next year, while keeping maximum flexibility, go after new opportunities when they arise, make the most out of your available […]