INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY By Student's name Code+ course name Professor's name University name City State Date INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mike Cannon-Brookes is the CEO of Atlassian company which he co-founded alongside Scott Farquhar in the year 2002. Atlassian is a well-known software company that is famous for its collaboration with team tools. As an innovator Mike Cannon Brookes exhibits characteristics of an entrepreneur and this is attributed to his well-upbringing alongside his personal zeal for success. According to Cannon Brooke senior the father of Mike Brooke the upbringing of his children was based on globalism where he impacted multiculturalism and entrepreneurial streak in young Mike that has apparently served him well in the management of Atlassian Company. “Besides the business aspects he facilitated Cannon senior also taught other virtues like humility and equality to all people they dealt with”. CITATION Geo14 \l 1033 (George 2014) It the history of information technology. The attributes of innovator have been educative and inspirational especially the risk-taking feature. It is important to be passionate about ideas we have and also be creative to implement these ideas in the best way possible. In conclusion the strong profile of Mike Cannon has been an inspiration. The ability to build-up on an idea gather the necessary resources and eventually become successful illustrates the characteristics of a successful innovator. References BIBLIOGRAPHY \l 1033 Babad M. 20111. Profile of Mike Lazaridis. 23 June. George 2014. 8 characteristics of the "Innovator's Mindset". The Principal of Change 16 September. George 2014. The Principal of Change. 8 Characteristics of the "Innovator's Mindset" 16 September. Johnson E. 2016. Full transcript: Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon Brookes on Recode Decode. Newquist E. 2015. 7 characteristics of Highly Successful Innovators. THE 4 LENSES OF INNOVATION 13 March. [...]
Read and consider this article on the childhood of Mike Cannon-Brookes: Gray, J 2016, ‘How to raise a billionaire: IDEAS STREAM – INSIGHT’, Australian Financial Review, 10 June, p. 36. (****This one in the document that I provided, please check "Michael Cannon.docx") You will have to use the library catalogue to find it If you run into difficulties, ask a librarian for help Listen to and consider this interview (www.recode.net with Mike Cannon-Brookes Consider some interviews with an innovator of your choice In no particular order, respond to the following: Identify and describe two characteristics of innovators and highlight why these characteristics are important. Identify and describe two meaningful similarities between the innovation style of Cannon-Brookes and your chosen innovator. Decide which innovator is more inspirational to you and explain why. Throughout your R&R, relate your observations and insights to the course’s preparation tasks, workshops or online learning tasks, lectures, and guest innovators’ talks. In detail, explain what you learned from this assessment task. Reminder: insert references to the questions in your submission and insert "UniSA Harvard style references" to other materials wherever possible.