“ I stumbled across this *terrific* sum-up of how ‘Design Thinking’ came to be over the past few decades, from Swarthmore PhD candidate Stefanie Di Russo. Please check out her blog I think – I design for more writings on the design process and...”
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Today innovation is more than a nicety; it’s a survival skill. Rapid changes in technology over the last ten years mean that you either innovate or get left in the dust as entire industries undergo major upheavals.
"The idea that business is strictly a numbers affair has always struck me as preposterous. For one thing, I’ve never been particularly good at numbers, but I think I’ve done a reasonable job with feelings.
Gartner just concluded its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 in Orlando, gathering tens of thousands of IT executives. Among the most anticipated aspects of the gathering are the ruminations from the Gartner pontificators regarding IT trends.
Innovators, and innovation firms, spring from a wide array of sources. Since there is no "standard" for innovation, in the manner of AICPA for accountants, or even a framework like ASQ or others provide for Six Sigma, innovation remains an umbrella term that contains a wide array of very different providers.
“ Last week, I was lucky enough to participate in a brainstorming meeting at a foundation that was developing a strategy for its digital platforms (web, social, mobile, etc). The process was facilitated byPeter Maher, founder and CEO, of Luma...”
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“ Connecting Design Thinking to Your Area of Expertise Many of us have sat through long lectures believing the material did not connect to us at all. This should not be the case with design thinking,”
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The easiest way of thinking about strategic design is to think about what you do when you wake up – most of us have a plan. Get out of bed, shower, breakfast, brush teeth, go to work, come home, eat, and back to bed.
How many ways of using a pen could you come up with in two minutes? I managed to write down 10. Actually that’s not very creative. Some people can easily think of even 20 or more ways. They are mor...
Content marketing has considerably changed over the course of the past few years as more consumers use mobile devices to access media. This shift has made organizations rethink their strategy in order to service the growing amount of mobile viewers.
Running out of Blades...What do you think this means for Gillette in the long run? Have they given up on creating the next big thing in shaving? Are they at a dead end? Or are they simply evolving as a company?
The wisdom of collectives is prolific and ubiquitous in the world of open innovation, where crowds are tapped to surface and solve problems, discover opportunities, create new products and design creative experiences.
Pitch (blog) Think, Innovate, Create & Disrupt with Design Thinking! Pitch (blog) This philosophy of keeping the end user at the centre of the process when finding solutions has come to be known as Design Thinking.
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