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Save the date! IRDG Annual Conference

Just a quick note to invite you to save the date for the IRDG Annual Conference 2016. It takes place on Thursday, 27th October at the Helix in Dublin.

This year it’s on the theme of “Unleashing the Power of Innovation”. We have some really exciting Irish and international speakers, and are looking forward to sharing more details shortly.

IRDG member companies will also be welcome to exhibit at this annual gathering of members and the wider CPDCertifiedlogoinnovation …

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with IRDG

IRDG is delighted to announce that we are now a member of the CPD Certification Service.  As such we can allocate CPD points on a variety of different learning events throughout the year.

What is CPD?
Professionals across all industries are aware of the importance of training & development, and the need to enhance skills to stay proficient in the workplace.

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is the term used to describe the commitment to lifelong learning, a skill that is invaluable to …

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IRC Interdisciplinary Research Workshop for Health, 16 Sept, Galway

To whom it may concern,

I wish to extend an invitation to members of the Industry Research and Development Group to attend the Irish Research Council Interdisciplinary Research Workshop for Health on Friday 16th September 2016 at NUI Galway. This is a unique networking opportunity for those working in health-related research, and will feature expert advice from EU project coordinators and partners from Ireland, the UK and Germany, National Contact Points, and industry collaborators. See the full …

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Visual Workflow Management: Stand Up Meetings

One of the most frequently asked questions about implementing lean product development is ‘where should we start?’

Ron Mascitelli answers this question in his book, Mastering Lean Product Development:  “Start by implementing Visual Workflow Management.  There is no tool or method in my repertoire that has had greater success, both from the standpoint of impact on team performance and from the perspective of ease of implementation.”

Organisational change is a beast that feeds on success.  Quick and highly visible wins

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